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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo S80?

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8 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9 sec. 3.3 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 0% or 0.19 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 4% or 1.87 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 121 g/mile 10% or 11 g/mile
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1696 kg 116% or 911 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.2 meters 5% or 0.5 meters

17 reasons to buy Volvo S80

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 17.3 vs 10.5 39% or 6.8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
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 93.1 mm vs 89.3 mm 4% or 3.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

185 bhp vs 120 bhp

136 kw. vs 90 kw.

35% or 65 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 168 nM 58% or 232 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 140 mph vs 126 mph 14 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 28.5 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 5% or 1.49 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 69 dB vs 74 dB 7% or 5 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 422 liters vs 115 liters 73% or 307 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 32 liters 54% or 38 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2200 kg vs 1072 kg 51% or 1128 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 504 kg vs 287 kg 43% or 217 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 S80

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2400 cm3 25% or 604 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4851 mm 22% or 1066 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1861 mm 8% or 142 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1493 mm 23% or 350 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2835 mm 19% or 535 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 225/50 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 225/50 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 SPARTES
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)