Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the BMW 128, drivers may find the smart fortwo electric drive a little roomier and somewhat more comfortable.
With the BMW 128 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo electric drive, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The BMW 128 will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the smart fortwo electric drive, which has a much lower MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the BMW 128 is much higher than that for the smart fortwo electric drive.
Since the BMW 128 is much wider than the smart fortwo electric drive, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the BMW 128, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart fortwo electric drive.
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the BMW 128 does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the smart fortwo electric drive.
The BMW 128 has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart fortwo electric drive, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.
When it comes to horsepower, the BMW 128 has a much more powerful engine than the smart fortwo electric drive. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.
The BMW 128 offers greater seating capacity than the smart fortwo electric drive, making it a better choice for those who find themselves chauffeuring others around. The BMW 128 has significantly less cargo room than the smart fortwo electric drive, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.
The BMW 128 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the smart fortwo electric drive.
Compare the 2013 BMW 128 and the 2013 smart fortwo electric drive.
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