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What is Better Lotus Elise or Suzuki Alto?

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12 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 73 mm 9% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 79.4 mm 11% or 9.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 68 bhp

90 kw. vs 50 kw.

43% or 52 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 90 nM 46% or 78 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 14 sec. 8.3 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 96 mph 30 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 67% or 25.63 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 74.21 mpg 61% or 28.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 71% or 21.43 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 855 kg 9% or 70 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Suzuki Alto

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.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 64 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 72% or 46 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 129 liters vs 115 liters 11% or 14 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 35 liters vs 32 liters 9% or 3 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1250 kg vs 1072 kg 14% or 178 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 395 kg vs 287 kg 27% or 108 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less turning radius 9 meters vs 10.7 meters 19% or 1.7 meters
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Suzuki Alto

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6000 RPM 7% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 996 cm3 45% or 800 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3500 mm 8% or 285 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1600 mm 7% or 119 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1470 mm 22% or 327 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2360 mm 3% or 60 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 155/65 R14
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 155/65 R14
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs Compact
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 14" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)