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2013 smart fortwo vs. 2013 smart fortwo electric drive Review

Comparison Review


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

Convenience
With the smart fortwo 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.

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 smart fortwo electric drive. 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 and the smart fortwo electric drive have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The smart fortwo is about the same width as the smart fortwo electric drive. When looking at overall length, the smart fortwo takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the smart fortwo electric drive.

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

Handling
The smart fortwo has about the same turning radius as the smart fortwo electric drive, allowing equal maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
The smart fortwo has less horsepower than the smart fortwo electric drive, so it will probably be somewhat slower.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the smart fortwo and the smart fortwo electric drive. You'll be able to fit about the same amount of groceries into the smart fortwo as you will in the smart fortwo electric drive.

Warranty
The smart fortwo comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the smart fortwo electric drive.


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2013 smart
fortwo

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MSRP*: $17,890
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fortwo electric drive

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MSRP*: $28,000
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Low APR Loan: As low as 3.24% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 34 122
Highway MPG: 38 --
Engine(s): I-3 74-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 2 - 2
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
Safety Rating: Front
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Safety Rating: Side
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Safety Rating: Rear
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Acceptable Not Tested
Invoice*: $16,638 $26,040

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