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What is Better Lotus Europa or SEAT Exeo?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 81 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 120 bhp

147 kw. vs 88 kw.

39% or 77 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10.9 sec. 5 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 122 mph 28 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 53.27 mpg 75% or 22.86 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 68.8 mpg 77% or 29.92 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 38.19 mpg 74% or 16.2 mpg

8 reasons to buy SEAT Exeo

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.5 vs 8.6 48% or 7.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 86 mm 10% or 9.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 290 nM vs 272 nM 6% or 18 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 59% or 51 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 442 liters vs 154 liters 65% or 288 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 43.5 liters 38% or 26.5 liters
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. SEAT Exeo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4000 RPM 26% or 1400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 2% or 30 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 4666 mm 16% or 766 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1772 mm 3% or 58 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1454 mm 23% or 334 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2642 mm 12% or 312 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/55 R16
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)