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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volkswagen Polo?

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Lotus Europa Volkswagen Polo

9 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More engine power

197 bhp vs 180 bhp

147 kw. vs 132 kw.

9% or 17 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 272 nM vs 250 nM 8% or 22 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 6.9 sec. 1 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 142 mph 8 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 47.87 mpg 57% or 17.46 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 55.4 mpg 42% or 16.52 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 37.7 mpg 71% or 15.71 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

6 reasons to buy Volkswagen Polo

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 86 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 59% or 51 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 280 liters vs 154 liters 45% or 126 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 45 liters vs 43.5 liters 3% or 1.5 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. Volkswagen Polo

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6200 RPM 13% or 800 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1390 cm3 30% or 608 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Turbocharged and supercharged
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 7 1 less
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 3870 mm 1% or 30 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1682 mm 2% or 32 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1485 mm 25% or 365 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2470 mm 6% or 140 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 215/40 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 215/40 R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 17" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)