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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Toyota RAV4?

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7 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 122 bhp

260 kw. vs

65% or 228 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 9.6 sec. 4.8 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 112 mph 58 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 59 mpg 178% or 37.76 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 60 liters 18% or 13 liters
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1535 kg 11% or 155 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

2 reasons to buy Toyota RAV4

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 79 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 158% or 125 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations

Neutral reasons Lotus Esprit vs. Toyota RAV4

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 43% or 1508 cm3 more
Fuel supply Fuel injection twin-turbo vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4570 mm 4% or 201 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1845 mm 2% or 38 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1660 mm 31% or 510 mm lower
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)