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What is Better Lotus Europa or Skoda Roomster?

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8 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Better compression 19.5 vs 8.6 56% or 10.9 . 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.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 59% or 51 g/mile
Less noise level 71 dB vs 74 dB 4% or 3 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 154 liters 66% or 296 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 55 liters vs 43.5 liters 21% or 11.5 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 5 vs 2 3

12 reasons to buy Skoda Roomster

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
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 79.5 mm 8% or 6.5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 70 bhp

147 kw. vs 51 kw.

64% or 127 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 155 nM 43% or 117 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 16.5 sec. 10.6 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 98 mph 52 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 62.77 mpg 61% or 23.89 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 44.11 mpg 101% or 22.12 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

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Skoda Roomster

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5400 RPM 26% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1422 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 29% or 576 cm3 less
Engine position Front transverse vs Mid transverse
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4205 mm vs 3900 mm 7% or 305 mm shorter
Width 1684 mm vs 1714 mm 2% or 30 mm narrower
Height 1607 mm vs 1120 mm 30% or 487 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2617 mm vs 2330 mm 11% or 287 mm more
Front tires size 195/55 R15 vs 175/55 R17
Rear tires size 195/55 R15 vs 225/45 R17
Spare wheel 195/55 R15 vs spray for repair
Type of wheels 15" steel vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)