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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo S70?

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6 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 8.5 19% or 2 . 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 sec. 1.3 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 142 g/mile 29% or 32 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1376 kg 75% or 591 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

15 reasons to buy Volvo S70

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 81 mm vs 80 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 89.3 mm 1% or 0.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

240 bhp vs 120 bhp

176 kw. vs 90 kw.

50% or 120 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 330 nM vs 168 nM 49% or 162 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 152 mph vs 126 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 31% or 9.11 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 46 mpg 20% or 7.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.2 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 41% or 8.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 32 liters 53% or 36 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1950 kg vs 1072 kg 45% or 878 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
Less turning radius 10.6 meters vs 10.7 meters 1% or 0.1 meters
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volvo S70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 5400 RPM 4% or 200 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2319 cm3 23% or 523 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 Multi-point fuel injection with turbo
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 1390 mm 18% or 247 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2660 mm 14% or 360 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 205/50R16W
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 205/50R16W
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs 205/50R16 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)