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9 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 84 mm 2% or 2 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 150 bhp

147 kw. vs 110 kw.

24% or 47 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 12 sec. 6.1 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 111 mph 39 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 38.69 mpg 27% or 8.28 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 15% or 5.9 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 31.01 mpg 41% or 9.02 mpg
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 3 years 63% or 5 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 99441 miles 90% or 894965 miles

8 reasons to buy Renault Koleos

Engine and transmission
Better compression 15.7 vs 8.6 45% or 7.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 86 mm 4% or 4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 320 nM vs 272 nM 15% or 48 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 119 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 15% or 18 g/mile
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 401 liters vs 154 liters 62% or 247 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 65 liters vs 43.5 liters 33% or 21.5 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 Koleos

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1995 cm3 0% or 3 cm3 more
Engine position Mid transverse vs Front transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4520 mm 14% or 620 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1855 mm 8% or 141 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1690 mm 34% or 570 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2690 mm 13% or 360 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 225/60 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 225/60 R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)