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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Mazda 626?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Esprit

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 8 vs 4 4 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 115 bhp

260 kw. vs 85 kw.

67% or 235 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 170 nM 58% or 230 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 10.6 sec. 5.8 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 119 mph 51 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 37.22 mpg 75% or 15.98 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 50% or 15.23 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 26.61 mpg 88% or 12.49 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 64 liters 12% or 9 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 8 years vs 6 years 25% or 2 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

7 reasons to buy Mazda 626

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.7 vs 8.0 18% or 1.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 92 mm vs 81 mm 12% or 11 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 122 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 67% or 82 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1316 kg vs 1380 kg 5% or 64 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Mazda 626

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 6000 RPM 8% or 500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1991 cm3 43% or 1515 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4675 mm 7% or 306 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1710 mm 9% or 173 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1515 mm 24% or 365 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 195/60 R15
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 195/60 R15
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 195/60 R15
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 15" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)