2015 smart fortwo vs. 2016 Ford Fiesta Review

Comparison Review

As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the smart fortwo and the Ford Fiesta in the front seats.

With the Ford Fiesta 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.

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 Ford Fiesta. 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 Ford Fiesta.

Since the smart fortwo is much slimmer than the Ford Fiesta, 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 Ford Fiesta.

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

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

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

Those who have to chauffeur around a lot of people should beware, the smart fortwo seats a lot fewer people than the Ford Fiesta. The smart fortwo has significantly less cargo room than the Ford Fiesta, which may be a concern if you do a lot of warehouse shopping.

You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the smart fortwo than that of the Ford Fiesta.

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2015 smart

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MSRP*: $13,270 - $14,930

2016 Ford

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MSRP*: $14,880 - $21,460
Cash Back Rebate: Visit Rebate Center Up to $500
Low APR Loan: -- As low as 0.90%
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 34 26 - 28
Highway MPG: 38 33 - 36
Engine(s): I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Invoice*: $12,341 - $13,885 $14,322 - $20,656

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