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2009 Lotus Elise Comparisons

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General Pricing

Resale Value $47,250.00
Destination $925.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 1.8L I4
Horsepower 189 @ 7800 RPM
Torque 133 @ 6800 RPM
Valves 4
Displacement (cc) 1796
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 11.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21
Highway (mpg) 27

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 1984.2
Wheelbase (in.) 90.5
Length (in.) 149.0
Width (in.) 67.7
Height (in.) 44.0
Track Front (in.) 57.4
Track Rear (in.) 59.3
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A

Interior Dimensions

Standard Seating 2
Front Headroom (in.) N/A
Rear Headroom (in.) N/A
Front Legroom (in.) N/A
Rear Legroom (in.) N/A
Front Shoulder Room (in.) N/A
Rear Shoulder Room (in.) N/A
Front Hip Room (in.) N/A
Rear Hip Room (in.) N/A

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone
Tires 175/50R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std.

Braking & Traction

4 Wheel Drive / All Wheel Drive rear wheel drive
ABS Brakes (2 or 4 Wheel) Std.
Limited Slip Differential or Axle N/A
Vehicle Stability Control System N/A

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

Radio AM/FM
Cassette Player N/A
CD Player Yes
CD Changer N/A
DVD Player N/A
Navigation Aid N/A


Cruise Control N/A
Tilt Steering N/A
Telescopic Steering Column N/A

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std.


Driver Airbag Std.
Front Side Airbag N/A
Passenger Side Airbag Std.
Rear Side Airbag N/A


Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A


Sunroof / Moonroof N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A

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