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What is Better Lotus Europa or Mitsubishi Grandis?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 162 bhp

147 kw. vs 121 kw.

18% or 35 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 217 nM 20% or 55 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10 sec. 4.1 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 124 mph 26 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 22.1 mpg 1% or 0.11 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 139 g/mile 1% or 2 g/mile
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 3 years 63% or 5 years

10 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Grandis

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 mm vs 86 mm 1% or 1 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 100 mm vs 86 mm 14% or 14 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.1 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 1% or 0.31 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 2% or 0.69 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 320 liters vs 154 liters 52% or 166 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 43.5 liters 33% or 21.5 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 7 vs 2 5

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Mitsubishi Grandis

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2378 cm3 16% or 380 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
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 4765 mm 18% or 865 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1795 mm 5% or 81 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1655 mm 32% or 535 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2830 mm 18% or 500 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 215/60 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/60 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)