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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mazda 121?

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13 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 74 mm 14% or 12 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 75.5 mm 12% or 10.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 60 bhp

147 kw. vs 44 kw.

70% or 137 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 103 nM 62% or 169 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 15.5 sec. 9.6 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 100 mph 50 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 33% or 10 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 25% or 9.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 31.72 mpg 44% or 9.73 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 43.5 liters vs 42 liters 3% or 1.5 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 3 years 63% or 5 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

4 reasons to buy Mazda 121

Engine and transmission
Better compression 9.5 vs 8.6 9% or 0.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 36% or 36 g/mile
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Mazda 121

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5000 RPM 7% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1299 cm3 35% or 699 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Electronic multi-point fuel injection system
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 3828 mm 2% or 72 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1793 mm 4% or 79 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1320 mm 15% or 200 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2446 mm 5% or 116 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 155/70 13
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 155/70 13
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 155/70 13
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)