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What is Better Lotus Esprit or Volkswagen Tiguan?

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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 diameter larger 83 mm vs 81 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

350 bhp vs 170 bhp

260 kw. vs 125 kw.

51% or 180 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 350 nM 13% or 50 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 4.8 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 4.1 sec.
More top speed 170 mph vs 125 mph 45 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.24 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 111% or 23.54 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 30.33 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 70% or 21.09 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 14.12 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 160% or 22.58 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 73 liters vs 64 liters 12% or 9 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles
Other specs
Less weight 1380 kg vs 1609 kg 17% or 229 kg Weight of the vehicle affects: fuel consumption, acceleration dynamic, braking distance, etc.

8 reasons to buy Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 8.0 57% or 10.5 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 81 mm 15% or 14.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 103 g/mile vs 204 g/mile 98% or 101 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 2 3 generations
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
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. Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 6500 RPM vs 4400 RPM 32% or 2100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 3506 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 44% or 1538 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4369 mm vs 4427 mm 1% or 58 mm shorter
Width 1883 mm vs 1809 mm 4% or 74 mm wider
Height 1150 mm vs 1686 mm 32% or 536 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Front tires size 235/40 ZR17 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 285/35 ZR18 vs 235/55 R17
Spare wheel Compact (saving space) vs Compact
Type of wheels Front 8.5J/black 10J vs 17" alloy wheels
Style of wheels OZ/ 6 spokes vs SAHARA
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)