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What is Better Lotus Europa or Volvo XC60?

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6 reasons to buy Lotus Europa

Engine and transmission
Piston diameter larger 86 mm vs 82 mm 5% or 4 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 7.5 sec. 1.6 sec.
More top speed 150 mph vs 130 mph 20 mph
Emissions
Less CO2 emissions 137 g/mile vs 170 g/mile 24% or 33 g/mile
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

13 reasons to buy Volvo XC60

Engine and transmission
More cylinders 6 vs 4 2 more cylinders. The more cylinders = the less vibration and the engine runs more smoothly.
Better compression 9.3 vs 8.6 8% or 0.7 . The greater degree of compression = the less fuel need to produce the same power.
Piston stroke longer 93.2 mm vs 86 mm 8% or 7.2 mm. The longer stroke = lower fuel consumption and fewer emissions.
More engine power

285 bhp vs 197 bhp

210 kw. vs 147 kw.

31% or 88 bhp. More power of car = more top speed.
More torque 400 nM vs 272 nM 32% or 128 nM. More torque = faster acceleration.
Fuel consumption
Less fuel consumption (Combined cycle) 24.11 mpg vs 30.41 mpg 26% or 6.3 mpg
Less fuel consumption (Highway) 33.19 mpg vs 38.88 mpg 17% or 5.69 mpg
Less fuel consumption (City) 16.3 mpg vs 21.99 mpg 35% or 5.69 mpg
Emissions
Higher european emission standard EURO 5 vs EURO 4 1 generation
Weight and capacity
More minimum boot capacity 655 liters vs 154 liters 76% or 501 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 XC60

Engine and transmission
Engine speed (RPM) 5400 RPM vs 5600 RPM 4% or 200 less rpms.
Engine capacity 1998 cm3 vs 2953 cm3 32% or 955 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 Direct fuel injection with turbocharging
Turbocharging Yes vs Yes
Dimensions
Length 3900 mm vs 4627 mm 16% or 727 mm shorter
Width 1714 mm vs 1891 mm 9% or 177 mm narrower
Height 1120 mm vs 1713 mm 35% or 593 mm lower
Wheels and tires
Wheelbase 2330 mm vs 2774 mm 16% or 444 mm less
Front tires size 175/55 R17 vs 235/65 R17
Rear tires size 225/45 R17 vs 235/65 R17
Spare wheel spray for repair vs tyre sealant kit
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)