Compare 2002 Dodge Viper vs 2002 Lotus Esprit

2002 Dodge Viper
2002 Lotus Esprit
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2-Door GTS Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Viper 2-Door GTS Coupe 11 21 $65,555 $72,225
Viper 2-Door RT/10 Convertible 11 21 $65,110 $71,725
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2-Door Coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Esprit 2-Door Coupe 15 23 N/A $88,525
Pricing
Invoice Price
$65,555
N/A
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$72,225
$88,525
Monthly Payment Estimate
$1204 / month
$1475 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
11 mpg 15 mpg
Highway
21 mpg 23 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
2 Seater Two Seater
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
2 2
Front Leg Room (in)
42.6 49.2
Front Hip Room (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Head Room (in)
36.7 34.6
Passenger Volume (ft³)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.8 - TBD -
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
60.9 60.8
Wheelbase (in)
96.2 95.3
Liftover Height (in)
N/A - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
75.7 74.1
Track Width, Front (in)
59.8 60.2
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.0 - TBD -
Length, Overall (in)
176.7 172.0
Height, Overall (in)
47.0 45.3
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
9.2 14.0
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System
Yes 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 0.87 - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
13.0 x 1.26 - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 19.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
16.7 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
40.5 34.3
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.4 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P275/35ZR18 P235/40ZR17
Spare Tire Size
T155/80D16 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P335/30ZR18 P285/35ZR18
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A N/A
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
3460 3043
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 x 13 18 x 10.0
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Alloy
Spare Wheel Material
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 x 10 17 x 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
12.8 - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
650 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V10 Turbo Gas V8
Fuel System
SFI MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
490 @ 3700 295 @ 4250
Engine Order Code
EWB NA
Displacement
8.0L/488 3.5L/213
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
450 @ 5200 350 @ 6500
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
21 23 *Est*
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
11 15 *Est*
Transmission
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.90 3.546
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.78 2.059
Trans Order Code
DEC NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.07 3.889
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.037
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.50 NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
2.66 3.364
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
12.3 8.5
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30 1.381
Trans Type
6 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.74 0.756
Trans Description Cont. Again
Synchronized NA
Summary
Body Style
2 door Coupe 2 Door Open Top
Vehicle Name
Dodge Viper Lotus Esprit
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
Independent Multilink
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - N/A
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Sport w/Coil Springs
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -

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