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9 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 71 mm 17% or 15 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 81 bhp

147 kw. vs 60 kw.

59% or 116 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 120 nM 56% or 152 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 14.2 sec. 8.3 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 106 mph 44 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 41.48 mpg 36% or 11.07 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 49.58 mpg 28% or 10.7 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 32.11 mpg 46% or 10.12 mpg

7 reasons to buy Mitsubishi Space Star

Engine and transmission
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.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 101 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 36% or 36 g/mile
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 370 liters vs 154 liters 58% or 216 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 43.5 liters 21% or 11.5 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 Space Star

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5000 RPM 7% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1299 cm3 35% or 699 cm3 more
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 4050 mm 4% or 150 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1715 mm 0% or 1 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1515 mm 26% or 395 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2500 mm 7% or 170 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 195/55 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 195/55 R15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 195/55 R15
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15 X 6J
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)