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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volvo V70?

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11 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 79 mm 8% or 7 mm larger. The larger diameter of cylinder = the greater filling ratio. Cons: increase emissions of toxic substances.
Piston stroke longer 86 mm vs 81.4 mm 5% or 4.6 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
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 240 nM 12% or 32 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Performance
Faster acceleration from 0 to 60 mph 5.9 sec. vs 8.7 sec. 2.8 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 134 mph 16 mph
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 30.41 mpg vs 40.41 mpg 33% or 10 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 38.88 mpg vs 48.66 mpg 25% or 9.78 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 21.99 mpg vs 30.69 mpg 40% or 8.7 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

7 reasons to buy Volvo V70

Engine and transmission
Better compression 10.0 vs 8.6 14% or 1.4 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 102 g/mile vs 137 g/mile 34% or 35 g/mile
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 815 liters vs 154 liters 81% or 661 liters
More capacity of fuel tank 70 liters vs 43.5 liters 38% or 26.5 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 V70

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5700 RPM 5% or 300 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 1595 cm3 20% or 403 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4823 mm 19% or 923 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1861 mm 8% or 147 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1364 mm 18% or 244 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2816 mm 17% or 486 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 225/55 R16
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 225/55 R16
Spare wheel spray for repair vs repair kit
Type of wheels 17" alloy wheels vs 16" alloy wheels
*Specs may vary depending on configurations and year of production(taken parameters of last released versions)