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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Toyota Previa?

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10 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 154 bhp

260 kw. vs 115 kw.

56% or 196 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 225 nM 44% or 175 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 11.4 sec. 6.6 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 112 mph 58 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 26.19 mpg 23% or 4.95 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 32.51 mpg 7% or 2.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 19.5 mpg 38% or 5.38 mpg
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1580 kg 14% or 200 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

9 reasons to buy Toyota Previa

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.6 vs 8.0 17% or 1.6 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 88.5 mm vs 83 mm 6% or 5.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96 mm vs 81 mm 16% or 15 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 161 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 27% or 43 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 76 liters vs 73 liters 4% or 3 liters
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 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Toyota Previa

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 5600 RPM 14% or 900 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 2362 cm3 33% or 1144 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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 4 1 more
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4750 mm 8% or 381 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1790 mm 5% or 93 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1770 mm 35% or 620 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
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs 215/60 R16
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)