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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mitsubishi ASX?

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8 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 75 mm 13% or 11 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 115 bhp

147 kw. vs 86 kw.

42% or 82 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 154 nM 43% or 118 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 11.4 sec. 5.5 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 113 mph 37 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 47.11 mpg 55% or 16.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 56.73 mpg 46% or 17.85 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 67% or 14.71 mpg

7 reasons to buy Mitsubishi ASX

Engine and transmission
Better compression 11.0 vs 8.6 22% or 2.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 86 mm 4% or 4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 84 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 63% or 53 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 63 liters vs 43.5 liters 31% or 19.5 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. Mitsubishi ASX

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1590 cm3 20% or 408 cm3 more
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
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4295 mm 9% or 395 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1770 mm 3% or 56 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1615 mm 31% or 495 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2670 mm 13% or 340 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs repair kit
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)