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8 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 81.5 mm 5% or 4.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 127 bhp

147 kw. vs 95 kw.

36% or 70 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 190 nM 30% or 82 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10.8 sec. 4.9 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 106 mph 44 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 23.21 mpg 6% or 1.22 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 141 g/mile 3% or 4 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation

9 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Pajero Pinin

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 95.8 mm vs 86 mm 10% or 9.8 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.69 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 2% or 0.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 35.28 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 10% or 3.6 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 358 liters vs 154 liters 57% or 204 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 53 liters vs 43.5 liters 18% or 9.5 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 Pajero Pinin

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5000 RPM 7% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1999 cm3 0% or 1 cm3 less
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
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 4035 mm 3% or 135 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1695 mm 1% or 19 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1735 mm 35% or 615 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2450 mm 5% or 120 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 215/65 R16 98S
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/65 R16 98S
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 215/65 R16 98S
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16"X6.0J alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)