• 2011 Lotus Elise

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  • 2010 Lotus Elise

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  • Prices

    • MSRP
    • $51,845
    • $47,250
    • Avg. Paid
    • N/A
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    U.S. News Scores

    • Overall
    • 9.0 /10
    • 9.0 /10
    • Critics' Rating
    • 9.5 /10
    • 9.5 /10
    • Performance
    • 9.4 /10
    • 9.4 /10
    • Interior
    • 6.5 /10
    • 5.9 /10
    • Safety
    • N/A
    • N/A
    • Reliability
    • N/A
    • N/A

    Pros & Cons

    • Pros
      • Blistering acceleration
      • Impressive handling
      • Good fuel economy compared to luxury sports cars
      • Elise SC blasts from 0 to 60 in 4.4 seconds
      • First rate sports handling dynamics
      • Unique, functional exterior design
    • Cons
      • Entry/exit are difficult due to low-slung design
      • Limited safety tech and poor visibility
      • Minimalistic interior with few comfort/convenience features
      • Lacks adequate cargo space
      • Cabin lacks space for taller passengers
      • Ride quality not suitable for daily use
      • Low slung design makes entry/exit difficult
      • Uncomfortable, bare-bones cabin
      • Limited safety technology and visibility issues

    General Specs

    • Transmission
    • Manual
    • Manual
    • Drivetrain
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Fuel/Engine
    • Gas I4 1.8L/110
    • Gas I4 1.8L/110
    • MPG
    • 21 City / 27 Hwy
    • 21 City / 27 Hwy

    Exterior

    Body
    • Body Style
    • 2 Door Convertible
    • 2 Door Convertible
    Dimensions
    • Wheelbase (in.)
    • 90.5
    • 90.5
    • Length, Overall (in.)
    • 149.0
    • 149.0
    • Width, Max w/o mirrors (in.)
    • 72.8
    • 72.8
    • Height, Overall (in.)
    • 44.0
    • 44.0
    Exterior Features
    • Convertible Hardtop
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Convertible Soft Top
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Targa Roof
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Rear Spoiler
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Measurements
    • Base Curb Weight (lbs.)
    • 1984
    • 1984
    Tires & Wheels
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Interior

    Convenience & Comfort
    • Alarm
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • HID headlights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Keyless Entry
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Power Door Locks
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Manual Steering
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Dimensions
    • Passenger Capacity
    • 2
    • 2
    • Passenger Volume (cu. ft.)
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Front Head Room (in.)
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Front Leg Room (in.)
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Front Shoulder Room (in.)
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Front Hip Room (in.)
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    • Trunk Volume (cu. ft.)
    • - TBD -
    • - TBD -
    Entertainment
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Auxiliary Audio Input
    •  
    • Optional
    • CD Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • MP3 Player
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Premium Sound System
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Heating & Cooling
    • A/C
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Seats
    • Cloth Seats
    • Optional
    • Standard
    • Leather Seats
    • Standard
    • Optional
    • Bucket Seats
    • Standard
    • Standard
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    Safety

    Airbags
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • Standard
    • Standard
    Safety Features
    • Daytime Running Lights
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Traction Control
    • Standard
    • Optional
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    Mechanical

    Engine & Performance
    • Locking Rear Differential
    • Optional
    • Optional
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • Engine Type
    • Gas I4
    • Gas I4
    • Displacement
    • 1.8L/110
    • 1.8L/110
    • Horsepower (Net @ RPM)
    • 190 @ 7800
    • 189 @ 7800
    • Torque (Net @ RPM)
    • 133 @ 6800
    • 133 @ 6800
    • Transmission
    • Manual w/OD
    • Manual w/OD
    • Turning diameter
    • 32.8
    • 32.8
    Fuel
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
    • 21
    • 21
    • EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
    • 27
    • 27
    • Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal.)
    • 10.6
    • 10.6
    Suspension
    • Suspension Type - Front
    • Independent
    • Independent
    • Suspension Type - Rear
    • Independent
    • Independent
    • Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    • Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
    • w/Coil Springs
    • w/Coil Springs
    Transmission
    • Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard
    • 6-Speed Manual
    • Standard
    • Standard

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