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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volkswagen Scirocco?

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Lotus Europa Volkswagen Scirocco

6 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 6 sec. 0.1 sec.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 34.91 mpg 15% or 4.5 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 45.56 mpg 17% or 6.68 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 25 mpg 14% or 3.01 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 Volkswagen Scirocco

Engine and transmission
More engine power

265 bhp vs 197 bhp

195 kw. vs 147 kw.

26% or 68 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 350 nM vs 272 nM 22% or 78 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 155 mph vs 150 mph 5 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 117 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 17% or 20 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 292 liters vs 154 liters 47% or 138 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 50 liters vs 43.5 liters 13% or 6.5 liters
Warranty
More standard warranty - Years 3 years vs 2 years 33% or 1 years
Other specs
More seats 4 vs 2 2

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Volkswagen Scirocco

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 6000 RPM 10% or 600 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1984 cm3 1% or 14 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 with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4256 mm 8% or 356 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1810 mm 5% or 96 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1404 mm 20% or 284 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2578 mm 10% or 248 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 235/40 R18
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/40 R18
Spare wheel spray for repair vs Compact
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 18" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)