2005 Lotus Elise

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11 reviews
Available Price Range $26,877-$42,801 Trims1 Combined MPG 25 Seats 2

Our Take on the 2005 Lotus Elise

Our Take

What We Don't Like

  • Pending further review

Notable Features

  • Lotus-tuned 190-hp four-cylinder
  • Six-speed manual
  • Removable hardtop available


Consumer Reviews

4.2 out of 5

Based on 11 reviews

The funnest car I've owned

by P Bol from Los Angeles, CA on April 18, 2013

This definitely my favorite vehicle I've owned. I get the opportunity to drive multiple cars, including exotics on the track and not very many leave a smile on my face quite like the Lotus does. This ... Read Full Review

1 Trim Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 2 recalls for this car.

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