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2014 smart fortwo vs. 2013 Audi TTS Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The smart fortwo will be a favorite with taller drivers due to its greater front head- and legroom than the Audi TTS.

Convenience
With the Audi TTS you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo, due to its tank size and fuel economy.

Cost
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). Based on MSRP, the smart fortwo is clearly a better financial choice over the Audi TTS. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The smart fortwo carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Audi TTS.

Dimensions
Since the smart fortwo is much slimmer than the Audi TTS, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the smart fortwo, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Audi TTS.

Drivetrain
The smart fortwo has much less torque than the Audi TTS, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The smart fortwo has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Audi TTS, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the smart fortwo is significantly less powerful than the Audi TTS. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the smart fortwo and the Audi TTS. With its significantly greater cargo capacity, the smart fortwo will be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi TTS.

Warranty
The smart fortwo comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi TTS.

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2014 smart
fortwo

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MSRP*: $17,930

2013 Audi
TTS

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MSRP*: $50,350
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City MPG: 34 23
Highway MPG: 38 --
Engine(s): I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Invoice*: $16,675 $46,825

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