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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mazda CX-7?

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Lotus Europa Mazda CX-7

5 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 8 sec. 2.1 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 130 mph 20 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 151 g/mile 10% or 14 g/mile
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

13 reasons to buy Mazda CX-7

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.
Piston diameter larger 87.5 mm vs 86 mm 2% or 1.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 94 mm vs 86 mm 9% or 8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

260 bhp vs 197 bhp

191 kw. vs 147 kw.

24% or 63 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 380 nM vs 272 nM 28% or 108 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 27.7 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 10% or 2.71 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 34.91 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 11% or 3.97 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.5 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 7% or 1.49 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 68.7 dB vs 74 dB 8% or 5.3 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 455 liters vs 154 liters 66% or 301 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 69 liters vs 43.5 liters 37% or 25.5 liters
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 CX-7

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2261 cm3 12% or 263 cm3 less
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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4675 mm 17% or 775 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1870 mm 8% or 156 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1645 mm 32% or 525 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2750 mm 15% or 420 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 235/60 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/60 R18
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)