Compare 2011 Lotus Elise - Overview

Compare the Elise side-by-side against the Boxster and the Z4. See features, performance, cost of ownership and more.

2011 Lotus Elise (SC Convertible)

  (SC) Convertible

2011 Porsche Boxster (Base 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible)

Suggested Top Competitor (Base) 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Convertible

2011 BMW Z4 (sDrive35i 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster)

Suggested Top Competitor (sDrive35i) 2dr Rear-wheel Drive Roadster

MSRP

Veh 1 $54,990
Veh 2 $48,100
Veh 3 $53,350

MPG (city/hwy)

Veh 1 20 / 26
Veh 2 19 / 27
Veh 3 19 / 26

Horse Power

Veh 1 217 @ 8.0k RPM
Veh 2 255 @ 6.4k RPM
Veh 3 300 @ 5.8k RPM

Acceleration (0-60)

Veh 1 4.7 Sec
Veh 2 5.6 Sec
Veh 3 5.9 Sec

Engine

Veh 1 1.8L I-4
Veh 2 2.9L H-6
Veh 3 3.0L I-6

Transmission

Veh 1 6-spd man w/OD
Veh 2 6-spd man w/OD
Veh 3 6-spd man w/OD

Seating Capacity

Veh 1 2 Seats
Veh 2 2 Seats
Veh 3 2 Seats

Cargo Space

Veh 1 4.1 CF
Veh 2 9.9 CF
Veh 3 8.0 CF

Monthly Payment

Veh 1 $1,038
Veh 2 $908
Veh 3 $1,007

Cost To Own (5 yr @ 10k/yr)

Veh 1 N/A
Veh 2 N/A
Veh 3 N/A