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2018 smart fortwo electric drive vs. 2018 Toyota Prius c Review

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the Toyota Prius c you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the smart fortwo electric drive, 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). The smart fortwo electric drive is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Prius c. 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 electric drive carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Prius c.

Dimensions
If you go with the smart fortwo electric drive, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Prius c.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the smart fortwo electric drive does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius c.

Handling
The smart fortwo electric drive has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota Prius c, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the smart fortwo electric drive is somewhat more powerful than the Toyota Prius c.

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

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

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2018 smart
fortwo electric drive

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MSRP*: $23,800 - $26,640

2018 Toyota
Prius c

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MSRP*: $20,630 - $24,965
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City MPG: 124 48
Highway MPG: 94 N/A
Engine(s): 80-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 2 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*: $22,134 - $24,775 $19,598 - $23,239

Days On Lot: Comparing Ease of Negotiation

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*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.