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What is Better Lotus Europa or Renault Kangoo?

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12 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 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 80.5 mm 6% or 5.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 68 bhp

147 kw. vs 50 kw.

65% or 129 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 185 nM 32% or 87 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 19.6 sec. 13.7 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 91 mph 59 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 54.25 mpg 78% or 23.84 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 57.56 mpg 48% or 18.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 121% or 26.67 mpg
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

4 reasons to buy Renault Kangoo

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 59% or 51 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 60 liters vs 43.5 liters 28% or 16.5 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. Renault Kangoo

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1461 cm3 27% or 537 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4213 mm 7% or 313 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1829 mm 6% or 115 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1839 mm 39% or 719 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2697 mm 14% or 367 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 15" steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)