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What is Better Lotus Elise or Rover CityRover?

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Lotus Elise Rover CityRover

12 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.
Better compression 10.5 vs 10.0 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 75 mm 6% or 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 79.5 mm 11% or 9.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 85 bhp

90 kw. vs 62 kw.

29% or 35 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 120 nM 29% or 48 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 11.9 sec. 6.2 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 100 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 46.64 mpg 1% or 0.64 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 1040 kg 32% or 255 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Rover CityRover

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 37.88 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 2% or 0.62 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 28.5 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 5% or 1.49 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 6% or 6 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 220 liters vs 115 liters 48% or 105 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 37 liters vs 32 liters 14% or 5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1440 kg vs 1072 kg 26% or 368 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 400 kg vs 287 kg 28% or 113 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 9.8 meters vs 10.7 meters 9% or 0.9 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Rover CityRover

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1405 cm3 22% or 391 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3703 mm 2% or 82 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1620 mm 6% or 99 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1500 mm 24% or 357 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2400 mm 4% or 100 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 175/60 R14
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 175/60 R14
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 175/50 R14
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 14" SPORT alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs wheels with rims
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)