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What is Better Lotus Europa or Subaru Forester?

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Lotus Europa Subaru Forester

8 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 147 bhp

147 kw. vs 108 kw.

25% or 50 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10.4 sec. 4.5 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 116 mph 34 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 47% or 14.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 25% or 9.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 39.2 mpg 78% or 17.21 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

9 reasons to buy Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Better compression 16.3 vs 8.6 47% or 7.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
More torque 350 nM vs 272 nM 22% or 78 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 104 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 32% or 33 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Less noise level 70.3 dB vs 74 dB 5% or 3.7 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 450 liters vs 154 liters 66% or 296 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 43.5 liters 32% or 20.5 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. Subaru Forester

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 3600 RPM 33% or 1800 more rpms.
Cylinders location In line vs Horizontally
Camshaft DOHC vs DOHC
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4560 mm 14% or 660 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1780 mm 4% or 66 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1675 mm 33% or 555 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2615 mm 11% or 285 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 215/65 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/65 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 215/65 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)