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What is Better Lotus Europa or Nissan Note?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
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 110 bhp

147 kw. vs 81 kw.

44% or 87 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 153 nM 44% or 119 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10.7 sec. 4.8 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 114 mph 36 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 42.83 mpg 41% or 12.42 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 32% or 12.54 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 33.19 mpg 51% or 11.2 mpg
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

8 reasons to buy Nissan Note

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 93 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 47% or 44 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 437 liters vs 154 liters 65% or 283 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 46 liters vs 43.5 liters 5% or 2.5 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. Nissan Note

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1598 cm3 20% or 400 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 4100 mm 5% or 200 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1691 mm 1% or 23 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1550 mm 28% or 430 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2600 mm 10% or 270 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 185/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 185/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)