56points

Lotus Elise (2014)

62points

Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)

Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)
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22 facts in comparison

Lotus Elise (2014) vs Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)

Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)

Why is Lotus Elise (2014) better than Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)?

  • 275mm shorter
    ?

    1.12mvs1392mm
  • 766mm shorter length
    ?

    3.82mvs4590mm
  • 51mm narrower
    ?

    1.72mvs1770mm
  • 4.1l/100 km better fuel economy (highway)
    ?

    5l/100 kmvs9.1l/100 km
  • 4.5l/100 km better fuel economy (city)
    ?

    8.3l/100 kmvs12.8l/100 km

Why is Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014) better than Lotus Elise (2014)?

  • 150Nm higher maximum torque
    ?

    310Nmvs160Nm
  • 12.5% larger engine size
    ?

    1.8lvs1.6l
  • 67hp more horsepower
    ?

    201hpvs134hp
  • Has in-car system
    ?
  • Has a turbocharged engine
    ?
  • 461mm longer wheelbase
    ?

    2.76mvs2300mm
  • 0.14Cd lower coefficient of drag
    ?

    0.27Cdvs0.41Cd
  • Has smart key as standard
    ?

General info

1.Has a petrol (gasoline) engine
Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)
A petrol (gasoline) engine offers several advantages over diesel. For example the engines tend to be lighter and cheaper than their diesel counterparts. Petrol engines also tend to have higher horsepower, and the fuel is more readily available.
2.Has fully independent suspension
Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)
This allows all four wheels to move up and down independently, providing a smoother ride when, for example, going over bumps in the road.
3.Has rear-wheel drive
Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)
Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
4.basic warranty (years)

3yrs

4yrs

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
5.drivetrain warranty (years)

3yrs

4yrs

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car, such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft, etc. Typically longer than the basic warranty, it lasts for a certain number of years.

Dimensions

1.height

1.12m

1.39m

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
2.length

3.82m

4.59m

We consider a shorter length better because a compact chassis is generally easier to maneuver.
3.width

1.72m

1.77m

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
4.wheelbase

2.3m

2.76m

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).

Speed

1.coefficient of drag

0.41Cd

0.27Cd

The coefficient of drag is one measurement of how well air travels around a vehicle. A lower value means it is more aerodynamic and the engine doesn't have to work as hard. It can result in faster speeds and lower fuel consumption.

Engine

1.maximum torque

160Nm

310Nm

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful vehicle and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
2.engine size

1.6l

1.8l

This measurement is the total volume of all the engine's cylinders, also known as the engine displacement. This is one of many aspects of an engine that determine its horsepower, but generally speaking a greater size indicates more power.
3.horsepower

134hp

201hp

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
4.number of cylinders

4

4

Although there are many aspects that determine the power, a higher number of cylinders is generally a good indication of the potential power of the engine.
5.fuel economy (highway)

5l/100 km

9.1l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
6.fuel economy (city)

8.3l/100 km

12.8l/100 km

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.

Features

1.Has in-car system
Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)
An in-car system (e.g., Ford SYNC, Apple CarPlay) offers extra functionalities, such as navigation, taking phone calls (when linked to your smartphone) and controlling music.
2.Has smart key as standard
Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)
A smart key is a wireless key that offers several benefits over a traditional key. For example when you approach the car the doors will automatically unlock, and you can turn the engine on with the press of a button.
3.Has ISOFIX/LATCH
Lotus Elise (2014)
Mercedes-Benz C250 Coupe (2014)
ISOFIX (also known as LATCH) is a standard system of attachment points for child safety seats, allowing them to be fitted quickly and safely.

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