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What is Better Lotus Elise or Renault Avantime?

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Lotus Elise Renault Avantime

6 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 4.2 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 135 g/mile 23% or 25 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 115 liters vs 53 liters 54% or 62 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1641 kg 109% or 856 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.9 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

13 reasons to buy Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 82.7 mm vs 80 mm 3% or 2.7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 89.3 mm 4% or 3.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

165 bhp vs 120 bhp

120 kw. vs 90 kw.

27% or 45 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 250 nM vs 168 nM 33% or 82 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.69 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 25% or 7.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.69 mpg vs 46 mpg 19% or 7.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 22.39 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 34% or 7.6 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 32 liters 60% or 48 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2220 kg vs 1072 kg 52% or 1148 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More painted surfaces warranty 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Renault Avantime

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5000 RPM 11% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 10% or 202 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4642 mm 18% or 857 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1835 mm 6% or 116 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1627 mm 30% or 484 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2702 mm 15% or 402 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 225/50 R17 94V
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 225/50 R17 94V
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 225/50 R17 94V
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs RHODES
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)