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What is Better Lotus Elise or Suzuki Vitara?

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10 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 8.9 15% or 1.6 . 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.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 79 bhp

90 kw. vs 58.8 kw.

34% or 41 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 127.4 nM 24% or 40.6 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 129 g/mile 17% or 19 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
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.

8 reasons to buy Suzuki Vitara

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 89.3 mm 1% or 0.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 32.51 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 18% or 5.99 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 37.7 mpg vs 46 mpg 22% or 8.3 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 26.19 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 15% or 3.8 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 1500 kg vs 1072 kg 29% or 428 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 Vitara

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5400 RPM 4% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1590 cm3 11% or 206 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Central fuel Injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 3630 mm 4% or 155 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1665 mm 3% or 54 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1665 mm 31% or 522 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2200 mm 4% or 100 mm more
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 195 R15 94Q/94S
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 15 X alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs 5 spokes alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)