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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Subaru Outback?

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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.
Piston stroke longer 81 mm vs 79 mm 2% or 2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 167 bhp

260 kw. vs 123 kw.

52% or 183 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 229 nM 43% or 171 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 5.6 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 123 mph 47 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 33.62 mpg 58% or 12.38 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 39% or 11.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 25 mpg 77% or 10.88 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 65 liters 11% or 8 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1534 kg 11% or 154 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

6 reasons to buy Subaru Outback

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 99.5 mm vs 83 mm 17% or 16.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 121 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 69% or 83 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
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Subaru Outback

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5600 RPM 14% or 900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2457 cm3 30% or 1049 cm3 more
Cylinders location V8 vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4775 mm 9% or 406 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1820 mm 3% or 63 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1605 mm 28% or 455 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 225/60 R17
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 225/60 R17
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs repair kit
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)