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7 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 4.7 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 22% or 8.61 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 23% or 10.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 18% or 5.29 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1548 kg 97% or 763 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 10.9 meters 2% or 0.2 meters

16 reasons to buy Volkswagen Eos

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 10.5 43% or 8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 81 mm vs 80 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 89.3 mm 6% or 6.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

140 bhp vs 120 bhp

103 kw. vs 90 kw.

14% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 168 nM 48% or 152 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 98 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 12% or 12 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 380 liters vs 115 liters 70% or 265 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 32 liters 42% or 23 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2010 kg vs 1072 kg 47% or 938 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 462 kg vs 287 kg 38% or 175 kg
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
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 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volkswagen Eos

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 9% or 172 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4407 mm 14% or 622 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1791 mm 4% or 72 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1437 mm 20% or 294 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2578 mm 11% or 278 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 Compact
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs ADELAIDE
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)