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What is Better Lotus Elise or Renault Twingo?

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10 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 79.5 mm 1% or 0.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 80.5 mm 10% or 8.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 168 nM vs 160 nM 5% or 8 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 3 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 125 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 10% or 3.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 50.43 mpg 10% or 4.43 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 31.38 mpg 5% or 1.39 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1049 kg 34% or 264 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

13 reasons to buy Renault Twingo

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.0 vs 10.5 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

133 bhp vs 120 bhp

98 kw. vs 90 kw.

10% or 13 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 96 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 15% or 14 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 165 liters vs 115 liters 30% or 50 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 40 liters vs 32 liters 20% or 8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1430 kg vs 1072 kg 25% or 358 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 381 kg vs 287 kg 25% or 94 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 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Renault Twingo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6750 RPM 17% or 1150 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 11% or 198 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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3607 mm 5% or 178 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1688 mm 2% or 31 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1460 mm 22% or 317 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2368 mm 3% or 68 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 195/40 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 195/40 R17
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 195/40 R17
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs Anthracite
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)