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2014 smart fortwo vs. 2014 Toyota Yaris Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
Offering just a little more front head- and legroom than the Toyota Yaris, the smart fortwo may be a little roomier and more comfortable for the driver and front seat passengers.

Convenience
With the Toyota Yaris 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 Toyota Yaris. 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 Toyota Yaris.

Dimensions
Since the smart fortwo is much slimmer than the Toyota Yaris, 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 Toyota Yaris.

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

Handling
The smart fortwo has a smaller turning radius than the Toyota Yaris, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

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

Utility
Those who have to chauffeur around a lot of people should beware, the smart fortwo seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Yaris.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the smart fortwo than that of the Toyota Yaris.

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2014 smart
fortwo

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

2014 Toyota
Yaris

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MSRP*: $14,430 - $16,540
Cash Back Rebate: Up to $675 Visit Rebate Center
Low APR Loan: As low as 0.90% --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 34 30
Highway MPG: 38 36 - 37
Engine(s): I-3 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 - 2 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating
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Frontal Crash Rating
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $12,341 - $13,885 $13,853 - $15,877

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