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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo C70?

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6 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.0 14% or 1.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 7.6 sec. 1.9 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 135 g/mile 23% or 25 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1645 kg 110% or 860 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.8 meters 10% or 1.1 meters

18 reasons to buy Volvo C70

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 80 mm 4% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 93 mm vs 89.3 mm 4% or 3.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

220 bhp vs 120 bhp

162 kw. vs 90 kw.

45% or 100 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 320 nM vs 168 nM 48% or 152 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 150 mph vs 126 mph 24 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.01 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 24% or 7.49 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 42.22 mpg vs 46 mpg 9% or 3.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.59 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 39% or 8.4 mpg
Emissions
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 404 liters vs 115 liters 72% or 289 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 32 liters 48% or 30 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2090 kg vs 1072 kg 49% or 1018 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 380 kg vs 287 kg 24% or 93 kg
Warranty
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. Volvo C70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5000 RPM 11% or 600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2521 cm3 29% or 725 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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4582 mm 17% or 797 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1820 mm 6% or 101 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1400 mm 18% or 257 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2640 mm 13% or 340 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 235/45 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 235/45 R17
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs tyre sealant kit
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs SYRMA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)