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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo 850?

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Lotus Elise Volvo 850

5 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2.5 1.5 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.8 sec. 4.1 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 125 mph 1 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 2% or 0.83 mpg
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1412 kg 80% or 627 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy Volvo 850

Engine and transmission
More engine power

140 bhp vs 120 bhp

vs 90 kw.

14% or 20 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 294 nM vs 168 nM 43% or 126 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 108 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 2% or 2 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 32 liters 56% or 41 liters
Other specs
Less turning radius 10 meters vs 10.7 meters 7% or 0.7 meters

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volvo 850

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2460 cm3 27% or 664 cm3 less
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4720 mm 20% or 935 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1760 mm 2% or 41 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1410 mm 19% or 267 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2660 mm 14% or 360 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)