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What is Better Lotus Esprit or SEAT Ibiza?

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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 71 mm 14% or 12 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 105 bhp

260 kw. vs 77 kw.

70% or 245 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 175 nM 56% or 225 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 118 mph 52 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 161% or 34.16 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 62.77 mpg 107% or 32.44 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 234% or 32.99 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 45 liters 38% or 28 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

7 reasons to buy SEAT Ibiza

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 74 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 176% or 130 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
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 1150 kg vs 1380 kg 20% or 230 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. SEAT Ibiza

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5000 RPM 23% or 1500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 66% or 2309 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4227 mm 3% or 142 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1693 mm 10% or 190 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1445 mm 20% or 295 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 215/45 R16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 215/45 R16
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs Compact
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)