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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volkswagen Up?

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6 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 4 vs 3 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
More engine power

197 bhp vs 59 bhp

147 kw. vs

70% or 138 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 13.9 sec. 8 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 99 mph 51 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 59 mpg 94% or 28.59 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 43.5 liters vs 35 liters 20% or 8.5 liters

2 reasons to buy Volkswagen Up

Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 65 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 111% or 72 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation

Neutral reasons Lotus Europa vs. Volkswagen Up

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 999 cm3 50% or 999 cm3 more
Fuel supply Direct fuel injection with turbocharging vs Multi-point injection fuel
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 3540 mm 9% or 360 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1641 mm 4% or 73 mm wider
Height 1120 mm vs 1489 mm 25% or 369 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2420 mm 4% or 90 mm less
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)