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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Toyota Land Cruiser Prado?

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9 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 173 bhp

260 kw. vs 127 kw.

51% or 177 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 11.7 sec. 6.9 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 109 mph 61 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 34.91 mpg 64% or 13.67 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 27.19 mpg 93% or 13.07 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 99441 miles 90% or 894965 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 2125 kg 54% or 745 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

11 reasons to buy Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Engine and transmission
Better compression 17.9 vs 8.0 55% or 9.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 96 mm vs 83 mm 14% or 13 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 103 mm vs 81 mm 21% or 22 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 410 nM vs 400 nM 2% or 10 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 133 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 53% or 71 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 87 liters vs 73 liters 16% or 14 liters
Warranty
More warranty against corrosion 12 years vs 8 years 33% or 4 years
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 2 years 60% or 3 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Toyota Land Cruiser Prado

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 3400 RPM 48% or 3100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2982 cm3 15% or 524 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 4760 mm 8% or 391 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1885 mm 0% or 2 mm narrower
Height 1150 mm vs 1890 mm 39% or 740 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 265/65 R17
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 265/65 R17
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 265/65 R17
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)