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What is Better Lotus Europa or Nissan QX?

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10 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 76 mm 12% or 10 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 73.3 mm 15% or 12.7 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 140 bhp

147 kw. vs 103 kw.

29% or 57 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 177 nM 35% or 95 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 11.3 sec. 5.4 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 125 mph 25 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 146 g/mile 7% or 9 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
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

9 reasons to buy Nissan QX

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 28.5 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 7% or 1.91 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 35.28 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 10% or 3.6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.4 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 3% or 0.59 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 69.7 dB vs 74 dB 6% or 4.3 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 43.5 liters 38% or 26.5 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 QX

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6400 RPM 16% or 1000 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 0% or 3 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs V6
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 4770 mm 18% or 870 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1770 mm 3% or 56 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1415 mm 21% or 295 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2700 mm 14% or 370 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 195/65 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 195/65 R15
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 195/65 R15
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)