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What is Better Lotus Elise or Rover 75?

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Lotus Elise Rover 75

9 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 88 mm 1% or 1.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 12.2 sec. 6.5 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 118 mph 8 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 40.9 mpg 6% or 2.4 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 54.76 mpg 19% or 8.76 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 118 g/mile 7% or 8 g/mile
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 1590 kg 103% or 805 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Rover 75

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18 vs 10.5 42% or 7.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 84 mm vs 80 mm 5% or 4 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

131 bhp vs 120 bhp

96 kw. vs 90 kw.

8% or 11 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 300 nM vs 168 nM 44% or 132 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 28.3 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 6% or 1.69 mpg
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 432 liters vs 115 liters 73% or 317 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64.8 liters vs 32 liters 51% or 32.8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2030 kg vs 1072 kg 47% or 958 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 440 kg vs 287 kg 35% or 153 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
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Rover 75

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 3500 RPM 38% or 2100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1951 cm3 8% or 155 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4949 mm 24% or 1164 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1778 mm 3% or 59 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1424 mm 20% or 281 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2946 mm 22% or 646 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 215/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 215/55 R16
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 215/55 R16
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs forged spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)