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What is Better Lotus Elise or Rover 25?

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Lotus Elise Rover 25

11 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 88.9 mm 0% or 0.39999999999999 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.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.9 sec. 4.2 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 113 mph 13 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 53.76 mpg 40% or 15.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 68.21 mpg 48% or 22.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 31% or 9.21 mpg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1130 kg 44% or 345 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Rover 25

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 10.5 46% or 9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84.5 mm vs 80 mm 5% or 4.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More torque 240 nM vs 168 nM 30% or 72 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 93 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 18% or 17 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 304 liters vs 115 liters 62% or 189 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 32 liters 36% or 18 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1600 kg vs 1072 kg 33% or 528 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 470 kg vs 287 kg 39% or 183 kg
Warranty
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 10.42 meters vs 10.7 meters 3% or 0.28 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Rover 25

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4200 RPM 25% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1994 cm3 10% or 198 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3999 mm 5% or 214 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1688 mm 2% or 31 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1395 mm 18% or 252 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2500 mm 8% or 200 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 185/55 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 185/55 R15
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs TURBINE
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)