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What is Better Lotus Europa or Peugeot 106?

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Lotus Europa Peugeot 106

13 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 72 mm 16% or 14 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 69 mm 20% or 17 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 60 bhp

147 kw. vs 44.1 kw.

70% or 137 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 70.5 nM 74% or 201.5 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 14.9 sec. 9 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 101 mph 49 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 46.27 mpg 52% or 15.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 56.46 mpg 45% or 17.58 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 35.28 mpg 60% or 13.29 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
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

5 reasons to buy Peugeot 106

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 90 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 52% or 47 g/mile
Less noise level 72.8 dB vs 74 dB 2% or 1.2 dB
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 45 liters vs 43.5 liters 3% or 1.5 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. Peugeot 106

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5.5 RPM 100% or 5394.5 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1124 cm3 44% or 874 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs SOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Central fuel Injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 3678 mm 6% or 222 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1594 mm 7% or 120 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1383 mm 19% or 263 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2385 mm 2% or 55 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 165/70 R13T
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 165/70 R13T
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 165/70 R13T
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)