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What is Better Lotus Europa or Opel Vectra?

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6 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 175 bhp

147 kw. vs 127 kw.

11% or 22 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 265 nM 3% or 7 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 9.10 sec. 3.2 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 143 mph 7 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 31.98 mpg 5% or 1.57 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 42.99 mpg 11% or 4.11 mpg

3 reasons to buy Opel Vectra

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 16 vs 4 12 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 133 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 3% or 4 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 500 liters vs 154 liters 69% or 346 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Opel Vectra

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4611 mm 15% or 711 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1798 mm 5% or 84 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1460 mm 23% or 340 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2700 mm 14% or 370 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 215/50R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/50R17
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)