Compare 2005 Acura NSX vs 2005 Lotus Elise

2005 Acura NSX
2005 Lotus Elise
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2-Door Coupe MT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe AT 17 24 $79,213 $89,000
2-Door Coupe MT 17 24 $79,213 $89,000
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2-Door Convertible
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Convertible N/A N/A N/A $42,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$79,213
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$89,000
$42,990
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1483 / month
$717 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
17 mpg N/A mpg
Highway
24 mpg N/A mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Volume (ft³)
48.9 - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
36.3 - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
52.5 - TBD -
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
44.3 - TBD -
Front Hip Room (in)
53.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
- TBD - 4.1
Length, Overall (in)
174.2 149.0
Height, Overall (in)
46.1 45.0
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.7 59.2
Wheelbase (in)
99.6 90.6
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
71.3 67.7
Track Width, Front (in)
59.5 57.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
5.0 - TBD -
Brakes
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.7 x 1.1 - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.9 x 0.9 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18.5 - TBD -
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.24 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
18.6 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
38.1 - TBD -
Steering Type
Variable Pwr Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P255/40ZR17 P225/45R17
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P215/40ZR17 P175/55R16
Spare Tire Size
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3153 1975
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
17" x 7" 16 x - TBD -
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
17" x 9.0" 17 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
16.9 - TBD -
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
120 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
3.2L/194 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
290 @ 7100 190 @ 7800
Engine Type
Gas V6 Gas I4
Fuel System
PGM-FI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
224 @ 5500 138 @ 6800
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
17 - TBD -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 - TBD -
Transmission
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.43 - TBD -
Trans Type
6 6
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.91 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.19 - TBD -
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.96 - TBD -
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.06 - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.13 - TBD -
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.72 - TBD -
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.07 - TBD -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA -
Summary
Vehicle Name
Acura NSX Lotus Elise
Body Style
2 Door Open Top 2 Door Open Top
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
0.75 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.72 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Double-Wishbone Independent
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Double-Wishbone Independent

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