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What is Better Lotus Esprit or SEAT Alhambra?

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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.
Piston diameter larger 83 mm vs 76.5 mm 8% or 6.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 81 mm vs 75.6 mm 7% or 5.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 150 bhp

260 kw. vs 110 kw.

57% or 200 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 240 nM 40% or 160 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 10.7 sec. 5.9 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 122 mph 48 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 85% or 17.96 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 53% or 15.94 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 30.69 mpg 117% or 16.57 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 70 liters 4% or 3 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1696 kg 23% or 316 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

5 reasons to buy SEAT Alhambra

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.0 20% or 2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 96% or 100 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. SEAT Alhambra

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5800 RPM 11% or 700 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1390 cm3 60% or 2116 cm3 more
Engine position Mid-mounted vs Front transverse
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4854 mm 10% or 485 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1904 mm 1% or 21 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1720 mm 33% or 570 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 215/60 R16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 215/60 R16
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs IZAROS
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)