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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo XC60?

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Lotus Elise Volvo XC60

6 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.5 vs 9.3 11% or 1.2 . 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 7.5 sec. 1.8 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 170 g/mile 55% or 60 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 1874 kg 139% or 1089 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 11.7 meters 9% or 1 meters

17 reasons to buy Volvo XC60

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 82 mm vs 80 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 93.2 mm vs 89.3 mm 4% or 3.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

285 bhp vs 120 bhp

210 kw. vs 90 kw.

58% or 165 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 130 mph vs 126 mph 4 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.11 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 60% or 14.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 33.19 mpg vs 46 mpg 39% or 12.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16.3 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 84% or 13.69 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 3 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 655 liters vs 115 liters 82% or 540 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 32 liters 54% or 38 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2440 kg vs 1072 kg 56% or 1368 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 566 kg vs 287 kg 49% or 279 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 XC60

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2953 cm3 39% or 1157 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4627 mm 18% or 842 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1891 mm 9% or 172 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1713 mm 33% or 570 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2774 mm 17% or 474 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R16V vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17V vs 235/65 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 SEGIN
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)