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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo S60?

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9 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 10.0 5% or 0.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 80 mm vs 79 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 81.4 mm 9% or 7.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 8.3 sec. 2.6 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 11% or 4.33 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 16% or 7.27 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 32.78 mpg 9% or 2.79 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1513 kg 93% or 728 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

12 reasons to buy Volvo S60

Engine and transmission
More engine power

180 bhp vs 120 bhp

132 kw. vs 90 kw.

33% or 60 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 240 nM vs 168 nM 30% or 72 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 140 mph vs 126 mph 14 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 94 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 17% or 16 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 339 liters vs 115 liters 66% or 224 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 67.5 liters vs 32 liters 53% or 35.5 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2020 kg vs 1072 kg 47% or 948 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 507 kg vs 287 kg 43% or 220 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 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volvo S60

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5700 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 11% or 201 cm3 more
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 4628 mm 18% or 843 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1865 mm 8% or 146 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1484 mm 23% or 341 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2776 mm 17% or 476 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 215/50 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 215/50 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 BALDER
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)