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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mazda Xedos 9?

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8 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 80.3 mm 7% or 5.7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 74.2 mm 14% or 11.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 9.5 sec. 3.6 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 143 mph 7 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 152 g/mile 11% or 15 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
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

11 reasons to buy Mazda Xedos 9

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.6 14% or 1.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More engine power

211 bhp vs 197 bhp

155 kw. vs 147 kw.

7% or 14 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 290 nM vs 272 nM 6% or 18 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.2 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 8% or 2.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 36.7 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 6% or 2.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 20.21 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 9% or 1.78 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 43.5 liters 36% or 24.5 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 Xedos 9

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5300 RPM 2% or 100 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2255 cm3 11% or 257 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 4 2 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4830 mm 19% or 930 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1770 mm 3% or 56 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1395 mm 20% or 275 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2750 mm 15% or 420 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 225/45R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 225/45R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 225/45R17
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 7JX17 alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)