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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mazda 5?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 83 mm 3% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 83.1 mm 3% or 2.9 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 115 bhp

147 kw. vs 85 kw.

42% or 82 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 165 nM 39% or 107 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 12.8 sec. 6.9 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 113 mph 37 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 29% or 8.79 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 21% or 8.23 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 38% or 8.42 mpg
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

6 reasons to buy Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.8 vs 8.6 20% or 2.2 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 32% or 33 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 43.5 liters 28% or 16.5 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Mazda 5

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5300 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1798 cm3 10% or 200 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4585 mm 15% or 685 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1988 mm 14% or 274 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1615 mm 31% or 495 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2750 mm 15% or 420 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 125/70 D16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)