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What is Better Lotus Europa or Toyota IQ?

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14 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 71 mm 17% or 15 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 83.9 mm 2% or 2.1 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 68 bhp

147 kw. vs 50.7 kw.

65% or 129 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 91 nM 67% or 181 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 14.1 sec. 8.2 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 93 mph 57 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 64.13 mpg 111% or 33.72 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 70.66 mpg 82% or 31.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 152% or 33.41 mpg
Emissions
Less noise level 74 dB vs 76 dB 3% or 2 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 154 liters vs 32 liters 79% or 122 liters
Warranty
More painted surfaces warranty 8 years vs 3 years 63% or 5 years
More standard warranty - Mileage 994406 miles vs 99441 miles 90% or 894965 miles

5 reasons to buy Toyota IQ

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.9 vs 8.6 21% or 2.3 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 62 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 121% or 75 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 5 years vs 2 years 60% or 3 years
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Toyota IQ

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 996 cm3 50% or 1002 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 Fuel injection
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 2985 mm 23% or 915 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1680 mm 2% or 34 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1500 mm 25% or 380 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2000 mm 14% or 330 mm more
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 175/65 R15
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 175/65 R15
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 15" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)