Compare Lotus Elise Base vs Elise SC

$51,845 - $54,990
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Lotus Elise For Sale
21/27 mpg
City/Hwy
190 hp
Horsepower
N/A
Lotus Elise Review and Specs
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Lotus Elise Base
$51,845
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Lotus Elise SC
$54,990
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What are the differences between the Lotus Elise Base and Elise SC?

Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
1.8L Supercharged Inline-4 Gas
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 27 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 20 MPG
Hwy: 26 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
Seating Capacity
2 seater
Seating Capacity
2 seater

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
1.8L Supercharged Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
190 hp @ 7800 rpm
220 hp @ 8000 rpm
Torque
133 lb-ft @ 6800 rpm
156 lb-ft @ 5000 rpm
Transmission
6-Speed Manual
6-Speed Manual
Drivetrain
Rear-Wheel Drive
Rear-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
1,984 lbs
2,006 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
23 MPG
22 MPG
City
21 MPG
20 MPG
Highway
27 MPG
26 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.1 Tons/yr
8.5 Tons/yr
EPA rating
6
6

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
10.6 gallons
10.6 gallons
Cruising Range City
222.6 miles
212 miles
Cruising Range Highway
286.2 miles
275.6 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
149 in
149 in
Height
44 in
44 in
Max Width
72.8 in
72.8 in
Front Width
57.4 in
57.4 in
Rear Width
59.2 in
59.2 in
Wheelbase
90.5 in
90.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.3 in
5.3 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
2 seater
2 seater

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Manual
Manual
Turning Diameter
32.8 ft
32.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 5.5"
16" x 5.5"
Rear Wheel Size
17" x 7.5"
17" x 7.5"

Suspension

Front Suspension
Independent
Independent
Rear Suspension
Independent
Independent

Tires

Front Tire
P175/50R16
P175/50R16
Rear Tire
P225/45R17
P225/45R17

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Biscuit leather seat trim
  • Black leather seat trim
  • Magnolia leather seat trim
  • Red leather seat trim
  • Biscuit leather seat trim
  • Black leather seat trim
  • Magnolia leather seat trim
  • Red leather seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Premium Sound System
Standard
Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Optional
MP3 Player
Standard
Standard

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Standard
Cloth Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Seats
Standard
Standard
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Standard
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Standard
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Standard

Comfort

A/C
Standard
Standard
Keyless Entry
Standard
Standard

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Standard
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Standard
Traction Control
Standard
Optional

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Standard
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Standard

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
8 Years / Unlimited Miles
8 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
2 Years / Unlimited Miles
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