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What is Better Lotus Europa or Porsche Cayenne?

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Lotus Europa Porsche Cayenne

3 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 7.5 sec. 1.6 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 163 g/mile 19% or 26 g/mile
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 3 years 63% or 5 years

15 reasons to buy Porsche Cayenne

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 11.7 vs 8.6 26% or 3.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 89 mm vs 86 mm 3% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 96.4 mm vs 86 mm 11% or 10.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

300 bhp vs 197 bhp

220 kw. vs 147 kw.

34% or 103 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 272 nM 32% or 128 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 230 mph vs 150 mph 80 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 25.19 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 21% or 5.22 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 33.62 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 16% or 5.26 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 17.8 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 24% or 4.19 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 670 liters vs 154 liters 77% or 516 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 100 liters vs 43.5 liters 57% or 56.5 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. Porsche Cayenne

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6300 RPM 14% or 900 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 3598 cm3 44% or 1600 cm3 less
Cylinders location In line vs V6
Camshaft DOHC vs QUAD CAM
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4846 mm 20% or 946 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1939 mm 12% or 225 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1705 mm 34% or 585 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2895 mm 20% or 565 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 255/55 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 255/55 R18
Spare wheel spray for repair vs repair kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)