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What is Better Lotus Europa or Skoda Felicia?

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14 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 75.5 mm 12% or 10.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 72 mm 16% or 14 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 106 nM 61% or 166 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 14 sec. 8.1 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 101 mph 49 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 42.37 mpg 39% or 11.96 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 55.27 mpg 42% or 16.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 30.22 mpg 37% or 8.23 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 43.5 liters vs 42 liters 3% or 1.5 liters
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 Skoda Felicia

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10 vs 8.6 14% or 1.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 99 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 38% or 38 g/mile
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. Skoda Felicia

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5000 RPM 7% or 400 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1289 cm3 35% or 709 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 Distributor fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4237 mm 8% or 337 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1635 mm 5% or 79 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1420 mm 21% or 300 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2450 mm 5% or 120 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 165/70 R13
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 165/70 R13
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 165/70 R13
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)