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Pricewatch: Vauxhall VX220 turbo versus Lotus Elise 111

FLEET NewsNet looks at how new cars taken on to a typical fleet might perform over the next three years/60,000 miles.

Using data from used car expert CAP Motor Research, we benchmark two cars against each other to see how they perform over the traditional fleet cycle. This week, we compare two related sports cars, Vauxhall’s superfast VX220 and Lotus’s sleek Elise 111.

Vauxhall VX220 Turbo

PRICE NEW £26,297

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £13,425/51% £12,872
30,000 18 £11,650/44% £14,647
40,000 24 £10,125/39% £16,172
50,000 30 £8,800/33% £17,497
60,000 36 £7,675/29% £18,622

Source: CAP Motor Research

Lotus Elise 111

PRICE NEW £25,995

Mileage Age (months) Predicted value Money lost
20,000 12 £16,975/65% £9,020
30,000 18 £15,325/59% £10,670
40,000 24 £13,850/53% £12,145
50,000 30 £12,500/48% £13,495
60,000 36 £11,300/43% £14,695

Source: CAP Motor Research

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