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What is Better Lotus Europa or Opel Frontera?

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8 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 115 bhp

147 kw. vs 83 kw.

42% or 82 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 260 nM 4% or 12 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 13.90 sec. 8 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 96 mph 54 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 33.01 mpg 9% or 2.6 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 40 mpg 3% or 1.12 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 25 mpg 14% or 3.01 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 144 g/mile 5% or 7 g/mile

2 reasons to buy Opel Frontera

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 321 liters vs 154 liters 52% or 167 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Opel Frontera

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 3800 RPM 30% or 1600 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2171 cm3 8% or 173 cm3 less
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4268 mm 9% or 368 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1787 mm 4% or 73 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1692 mm 34% or 572 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2462 mm 5% or 132 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 245/70R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 245/70R16
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)