Last Update: Mar. 19, 2019, 5:24 a.m.
Home >>> >>> Lotus Elise and Volvo 480

What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo 480?

Exterior

Lotus Elise Volvo 480

5 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.
More engine power

120 bhp vs 110 bhp

90 kw. vs

8% or 10 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.5 sec. 3.8 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 119 mph 7 mph
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1018 kg 30% or 233 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

3 reasons to buy Volvo 480

Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 33.71 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 14% or 4.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 32 liters 47% or 28 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.7 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volvo 480

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 10% or 202 cm3 less
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Fractional fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4260 mm 11% or 475 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1710 mm 1% or 9 mm wider
Height 1143 mm vs 1320 mm 13% or 177 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2500 mm 8% or 200 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)