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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Peugeot 306?

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13 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 valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 75 mm 10% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 81 mm vs 77 mm 5% or 4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 75 bhp

260 kw. vs 55 kw.

79% or 275 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 120 nM 70% or 280 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 15.3 sec. 10.5 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 106 mph 64 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 102% or 21.59 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 70% or 21.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 32.78 mpg 132% or 18.66 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 60 liters 18% or 13 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

7 reasons to buy Peugeot 306

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 97 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 110% or 107 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 3 vs EURO 2 1 generation
Less noise level 72.3 dB vs 74 dB 2% or 1.7 dB
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
Less weight 1065 kg vs 1380 kg 30% or 315 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Peugeot 306

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5500 RPM 15% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1360 cm3 61% or 2146 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4344 mm 1% or 25 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1680 mm 11% or 203 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1407 mm 18% or 257 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 185/65 R14H
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 185/65 R14H
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 185/65 R14H
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 14 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)