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What is Better Lotus Elise or Volvo XC90?

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Lotus Elise Volvo XC90

6 reasons to buy Lotus Elise

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.7 sec. vs 12.3 sec. 6.6 sec.
More top speed 126 mph vs 115 mph 11 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 149 g/mile 35% or 39 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 785 kg vs 2049 kg 161% or 1264 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
Less turning radius 10.7 meters vs 12.5 meters 17% or 1.8 meters

17 reasons to buy Volvo XC90

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 18.0 vs 10.5 42% or 7.5 . 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 93.2 mm vs 89.3 mm 4% or 3.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

163 bhp vs 120 bhp

120 kw. vs 90 kw.

26% or 43 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 340 nM vs 168 nM 51% or 172 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 31.38 mpg vs 38.5 mpg 23% or 7.12 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 46 mpg 20% or 7.81 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 23.91 mpg vs 29.99 mpg 25% or 6.08 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 72 dB vs 74 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 249 liters vs 115 liters 54% or 134 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 32 liters 53% or 36 liters
More maximum allowable weight 2735 kg vs 1072 kg 61% or 1663 kg
More maximum bearing capacity 686 kg vs 287 kg 58% or 399 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 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Elise vs. Volvo XC90

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5600 RPM vs 4000 RPM 29% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1796 cm3 vs 2401 cm3 25% or 605 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Distributor fuel injection vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3785 mm vs 4798 mm 21% or 1013 mm shorter
Width 1719 mm vs 1898 mm 9% or 179 mm narrower
Height 1143 mm vs 1743 mm 34% or 600 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2300 mm vs 2857 mm 19% or 557 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 ANTAEUS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)