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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volkswagen Tiguan?

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9 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 81 mm 6% or 5 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 170 bhp

147 kw. vs 125 kw.

14% or 27 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 8.9 sec. 3 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 125 mph 25 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 44.78 mpg 47% or 14.37 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 51.42 mpg 32% or 12.54 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 36.7 mpg 67% or 14.71 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

10 reasons to buy Volkswagen Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Better compression 18.5 vs 8.6 54% or 9.9 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 95.5 mm vs 86 mm 10% or 9.5 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More torque 350 nM vs 272 nM 22% or 78 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 103 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 33% or 34 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Less noise level 73 dB vs 74 dB 1% or 1 dB
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 430 liters vs 154 liters 64% or 276 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 64 liters vs 43.5 liters 32% or 20.5 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 Tiguan

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 4400 RPM 19% or 1000 more rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1968 cm3 2% or 30 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 COMMON RAIL
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4427 mm 12% or 527 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1809 mm 5% or 95 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1686 mm 34% or 566 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2604 mm 11% or 274 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 235/55 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/55 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)