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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mitsubishi Galant?

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4 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Better compression 8.6 vs 8.5 1% or 0.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 81 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 80.8 mm 6% or 5.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation

8 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

280 bhp vs 197 bhp

vs 147 kw.

30% or 83 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 21.49 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 42% or 8.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 26.7 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 46% or 12.18 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 15.9 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 38% or 6.09 mpg
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 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Mitsubishi Galant

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2498 cm3 20% or 500 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Direct fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4680 mm 17% or 780 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1760 mm 3% or 46 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1420 mm 21% or 300 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2635 mm 12% or 305 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 205/55 ZR16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/55 ZR16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/55 ZR16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)