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What is Better Lotus Europa or Nissan Micra?

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13 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 78 mm 9% or 8 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 83.6 mm 3% or 2.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 80 bhp

147 kw. vs 59 kw.

59% or 117 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 110 nM 60% or 162 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 13.7 sec. 7.8 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 106 mph 44 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 86% or 26.05 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 65.74 mpg 69% or 26.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 110% or 24.28 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 43.5 liters vs 41 liters 6% or 2.5 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 3 years 63% or 5 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 62150 miles 94% or 932256 miles

6 reasons to buy Nissan Micra

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.7 vs 8.6 20% or 2.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 71 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 93% or 66 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 265 liters vs 154 liters 42% or 111 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. Nissan Micra

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1198 cm3 40% or 800 cm3 more
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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 3780 mm 3% or 120 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1675 mm 2% or 39 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1525 mm 27% or 405 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2450 mm 5% or 120 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 175/60 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 175/60 R15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)