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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volvo S70?

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7 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Better compression 8.6 vs 8.5 1% or 0.1 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
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.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 7 sec. 1.1 sec.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 142 g/mile 4% or 5 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 4 vs EURO 2 2 generations
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

11 reasons to buy Volvo S70

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 5 vs 4 1 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Piston stroke longer 90 mm vs 86 mm 4% or 4 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

240 bhp vs 197 bhp

176 kw. vs 147 kw.

18% or 43 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 330 nM vs 272 nM 18% or 58 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
More top speed 152 mph vs 150 mph 2 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 29.39 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 3% or 1.02 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.19 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 2% or 0.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.2 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 4% or 0.79 mpg
Weight and capacity
More capacity of fuel tank 68 liters vs 43.5 liters 36% or 24.5 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. Volvo S70

Engine and transmission
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2319 cm3 14% or 321 cm3 less
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 Multi-point fuel injection with turbo
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Speeds 6 vs 5 1 more
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4720 mm 17% or 820 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1760 mm 3% or 46 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1390 mm 19% or 270 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2660 mm 12% or 330 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 205/50R16W
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 205/50R16W
Spare wheel spray for repair vs 205/50R16 steel
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)