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8 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 22 vs 8.6 61% or 13.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston diameter larger 89 mm vs 86 mm 3% or 3 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 92.4 mm vs 86 mm 7% or 6.4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 940 liters vs 154 liters 84% or 786 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 80 liters vs 43.5 liters 46% or 36.5 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 SsangYong Rexton

Engine and transmission
More valves per cylinder 4 vs 2 2 more valves per cylinder. The more valves = the better combustion of the fuel.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 120 bhp

147 kw. vs 90 kw.

39% or 77 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 256 nM 6% or 16 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 16.17 sec. 10.27 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 98 mph 52 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 39.27 mpg 1% or 0.39 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 22.61 mpg 3% or 0.62 mpg
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 152 g/mile 11% or 15 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 3 1 generation
Less noise level 74 dB vs 74.1 dB 0% or 0.1 dB
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. SsangYong Rexton

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 4000 RPM vs 5400 RPM 26% or 1400 less rpms.
Engine capacity 2874 cm3 vs 1998 cm3 30% or 876 cm3 more
Cylinders location In line vs In line
Camshaft SOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Fuel injection with turbocharging vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 5 vs 6 1 less
Dimensions
Length 4720 mm vs 3900 mm 17% or 820 mm shorter
Width 1870 mm vs 1714 mm 8% or 156 mm wider
Height 1760 mm vs 1120 mm 36% or 640 mm higher
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2820 mm vs 2330 mm 17% or 490 mm more
Front tires size 235/70R16 vs 175/55 R17
Rear tires size 235/70 R16 vs 225/45 R17
Spare wheel 235/70 R16 vs spray for repair
Type of wheels 16" steel vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)