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What is Better Lotus Elise or Renault Grand Modus?

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12 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.8 7% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 69 mm 14% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 76.8 mm 14% or 12.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 100 bhp

90 kw. vs 74 kw.

17% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 152 nM 10% or 16 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 11.4 sec. 5.7 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 113 mph 13 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 22% or 8.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 23% or 10.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 24% or 7.23 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1090 kg 39% or 305 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Renault Grand Modus

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 28% or 24 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 51 liters vs 32 liters 37% or 19 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1620 kg vs 1072 kg 34% or 548 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 530 kg vs 287 kg 46% or 243 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
Less turning radius 10.4 meters vs 10.7 meters 3% or 0.3 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Renault Grand Modus

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1149 cm3 36% or 647 cm3 more
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
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4034 mm 6% or 249 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1695 mm 1% or 24 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1586 mm 28% or 443 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2575 mm 11% or 275 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 185/60 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 185/60 R15
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 185/60 R15
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)