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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volkswagen Golf?

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3 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 83 bhp

147 kw. vs

58% or 114 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
More top speed 150 mph vs 111 mph 39 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 59 mpg 94% or 28.59 mpg

3 reasons to buy Volkswagen Golf

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 70 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 96% or 67 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 43.5 liters 13% or 6.5 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Volkswagen Golf

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1197 cm3 40% or 801 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4268 mm 9% or 368 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 2027 mm 15% or 313 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1442 mm 22% or 322 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2631 mm 11% or 301 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)