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What is Better Lotus Esprit or SsangYong Kyron?

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Lotus Esprit SsangYong Kyron

12 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 141 bhp

260 kw. vs 104 kw.

60% or 209 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 310 nM 23% or 90 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 16.2 sec. 11.4 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 104 mph 66 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 73% or 15.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 48% or 14.45 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 28.5 mpg 102% or 14.38 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.4 dB 1% or 0.40000000000001 dB
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
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1929 kg 40% or 549 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy SsangYong Kyron

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18 vs 8.0 56% or 10 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 86.2 mm vs 83 mm 4% or 3.2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 85.6 mm vs 81 mm 5% or 4.6 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 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 75 liters vs 73 liters 3% or 2 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. SsangYong Kyron

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 4000 RPM 38% or 2500 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 43% or 1508 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4660 mm 6% or 291 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1880 mm 0% or 3 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1740 mm 34% or 590 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 225/75 R16
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 225/75 R16
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs Compact
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 16" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs 5 spokes
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)