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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volkswagen Fox?

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Lotus Elise Volkswagen Fox

10 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 28% or 24 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 capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 32 liters 36% or 18 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1410 kg vs 1072 kg 24% or 338 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 390 kg vs 287 kg 26% or 103 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

14 reasons to buy Volkswagen Fox

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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 10.3 2% or 0.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 76.5 mm 4% or 3.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 86.9 mm 3% or 2.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 55 bhp

90 kw. vs 40 kw.

54% or 65 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 168 nM vs 108 nM 36% or 60 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 17.5 sec. 11.8 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 92 mph 34 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 24% or 9.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 23% or 10.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 27% or 8.2 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1090 kg 39% or 305 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volkswagen Fox

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4750 RPM vs 5600 RPM 15% or 850 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1198 cm3 vs 1796 cm3 33% or 598 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Mid transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3828 mm vs 3785 mm 1% or 43 mm shorter
Width 1660 mm vs 1719 mm 3% or 59 mm narrower
Height 1544 mm vs 1143 mm 26% or 401 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2465 mm vs 2300 mm 7% or 165 mm more
Front tires size 185/60 R14 vs 175/55 R16V
Rear tires size 185/60 R14 vs 225/45 R17V
Spare wheel 185/60 R14 vs INFLATOR
Type of wheels 14" steel vs 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)