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What is Better Lotus Elise or Suzuki Jimny?

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12 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.5 10% or 1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 78 mm 3% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 69.5 mm 22% or 19.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 85 bhp

90 kw. vs 63 kw.

29% or 35 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 110 nM 35% or 58 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 14.1 sec. 8.4 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 87 mph 39 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 0% or 0.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 30.1 mpg 0% or 0.11 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 1070 kg 36% or 285 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

10 reasons to buy Suzuki Jimny

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 45.56 mpg vs 46 mpg 1% or 0.44 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 108 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 73.5 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 0.5 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 40 liters vs 32 liters 20% or 8 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1420 kg vs 1072 kg 25% or 348 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 350 kg vs 287 kg 18% or 63 kg
Warranty
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 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Suzuki Jimny

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 6000 RPM 7% or 400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1328 cm3 26% or 468 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC VVT
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3625 mm 4% or 160 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1600 mm 7% or 119 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1655 mm 31% or 512 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2250 mm 2% or 50 mm more
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 205/70 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 205/70 R15
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 205/70 R15
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)