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What is Better Lotus Europa or Renault Megane?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Better compression 8.6 vs 8.5 1% or 0.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 6.1 sec. 0.2 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 33.62 mpg 11% or 3.21 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 42.22 mpg 9% or 3.34 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 24.61 mpg 12% or 2.62 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

8 reasons to buy Renault Megane

Engine and transmission
More engine power

250 bhp vs 197 bhp

184 kw. vs 147 kw.

21% or 53 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 340 nM vs 272 nM 20% or 68 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 156 mph vs 150 mph 6 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 118 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 16% or 19 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
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 Megane

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5500 RPM 2% or 100 less rpms.
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 Fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4299 mm 9% or 399 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1848 mm 7% or 134 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1435 mm 22% or 315 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2636 mm 12% or 306 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 235/40 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/40 R18
Spare wheel spray for repair vs kit for wheel pumping
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)