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The Lotus Elise is a mid-engine two-seat sports car known for sharp handling, excellent braking and quick acceleration. It achieves...

2009 Lotus Elise Trim Comparison

Base Coupe
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General Pricing

Resale Value $47,250.00 $54,990.00
Destination $925.00 $925.00

Engines & Power

Standard Engine 1.8L I4 1.8L I4
Horsepower 189 @ 7800 RPM 218 @ 8000 RPM
Torque 133 @ 6800 RPM 156 @ 5000 RPM
Valves 4 4
Displacement (cc) 1796 1796
Bore X Stroke (in.) 3.2 X 3.3 3.2 X 3.3
Compression Ratio 11.5:1 11.5:1

Fuel Economy

City (mpg) 21 20
Highway (mpg) 27 26

Exterior Dimensions & Weight

Curb Weight - Automatic (lb.) 1984.2 2006.2
Wheelbase (in.) 90.5 90.5
Length (in.) 149.0 149.0
Width (in.) 67.7 67.7
Height (in.) 44.0 44.0
Track Front (in.) 57.4 57.4
Track Rear (in.) 59.3 59.3
Ground Clearance (in.) N/A N/A

Interior Dimensions

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

Payload & Towing

Passenger Volumn (cu. ft.) N/A N/A

Steering, Suspension & Brakes

Front Suspension wishbone wishbone
Rear Suspension wishbone wishbone
Tires 175/50R16 175/50R16

Anti-Theft & Locks

Power Door Locks Std. Std.

Braking & Traction

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

Entertainment, Communication & Navigation

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

Interior

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

Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Std. Std.

Safety

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

Seats

Driver Multi-Adjustable Power Seat N/A N/A

Roof

Sunroof / Moonroof N/A N/A

Windows, Mirrors & Wipers

Power Windows N/A N/A

Compare Against Other Trims

2009 Lotus Elise Base Coupe 2009 Lotus Elise Base Coupe
2009 Lotus Elise SC Coupe 2009 Lotus Elise SC Coupe
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