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What is Better Lotus Europa or Nissan Primera?

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10 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 80 mm 7% or 6 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 116 bhp

147 kw. vs 85 kw.

41% or 81 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 163 nM 40% or 109 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 12.1 sec. 6.2 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 117 mph 33 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 26% or 7.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 19% or 7.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 29.39 mpg 34% or 7.4 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 Primera

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 stroke longer 88 mm vs 86 mm 2% or 2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 110 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 25% or 27 g/mile
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 460 liters vs 154 liters 67% or 306 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 62 liters vs 43.5 liters 30% or 18.5 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 Primera

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5600 RPM 4% or 200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1769 cm3 11% or 229 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 4567 mm 15% or 667 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1760 mm 3% or 46 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1482 mm 24% or 362 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 1518 mm 35% or 812 mm more
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 205/60 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/60 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/60 R16 steel
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)