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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volkswagen Passat?

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Lotus Europa Volkswagen Passat

4 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 138 bhp

147 kw. vs

30% or 59 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 10.0 sec. 4.1 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 123 mph 27 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 47.2 mpg 55% or 16.79 mpg

4 reasons to buy Volkswagen Passat

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 93 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 47% or 44 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 588 liters vs 154 liters 74% or 434 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 43.5 liters 38% or 26.5 liters

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Volkswagen Passat

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 2% or 30 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Common rail
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4771 mm 18% or 871 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 2062 mm 17% or 348 mm narrower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2710 mm 14% or 380 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)