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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volkswagen Multivan?

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Lotus Elise Volkswagen Multivan

5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 11.40 sec. 5.7 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 119 mph 7 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 124 g/mile 13% or 14 g/mile
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 2069 kg 164% or 1284 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.90 meters 11% or 1.2 meters

8 reasons to buy Volkswagen Multivan

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

180 bhp vs 120 bhp

131 kw. vs 90 kw.

33% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 168 nM 58% or 232 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 36.99 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 4% or 1.51 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.99 mpg vs 46 mpg 7% or 3.01 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 28.99 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 3% or 1 mpg
Weight and capacity
More maximum allowable weight 3000 kg vs 1072 kg 64% or 1928 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 931 kg vs 287 kg 69% or 644 kg

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volkswagen Multivan

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
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4892 mm 23% or 1107 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1904 mm 10% or 185 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1970 mm 42% or 827 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 3000 mm 23% or 700 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 235/55R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 235/55R17
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)