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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mazda MX-3?

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Lotus Europa Mazda MX-3

5 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 109 bhp

147 kw. vs

45% or 88 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10.2 sec. 4.3 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 112 mph 38 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 39.33 mpg 29% or 8.92 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations

2 reasons to buy Mazda MX-3

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 122 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 12% or 15 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 43.5 liters 13% or 6.5 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Mazda MX-3

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 20% or 400 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Injector
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4200 mm 7% or 300 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1695 mm 1% or 19 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1310 mm 15% or 190 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2455 mm 5% or 125 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)