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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo V50?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Piston stroke longer 89.3 mm vs 88 mm 1% or 1.3 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 3.9 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 38.5 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 26% or 10.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 46 mpg vs 58.85 mpg 28% or 12.85 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 29.99 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 24% or 7.23 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1404 kg 79% or 619 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

16 reasons to buy Volvo V50

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 10.5 43% or 8 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 85 mm vs 80 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

136 bhp vs 120 bhp

100 kw. vs 90 kw.

12% or 16 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 130 mph vs 126 mph 4 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 96 g/mile vs 110 g/mile 15% or 14 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 417 liters vs 115 liters 72% or 302 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 52 liters vs 32 liters 38% or 20 liters
More maximum allowable weight 1960 kg vs 1072 kg 45% or 888 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 556 kg vs 287 kg 48% or 269 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 V50

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 1997 cm3 10% or 201 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 4514 mm 16% or 729 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1770 mm 3% or 51 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1452 mm 21% or 309 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2640 mm 13% or 340 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel INFLATOR vs ORARY
Type of wheels 16" FR 17" R alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels 6 spokes vs CYGNUS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)