As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the smart fortwo electric drive and the Toyota Prius c in the front seats.
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.
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. In this case, the smart fortwo electric drive will cost less to deliver to the dealership than the Toyota Prius c.
Since the smart fortwo electric drive is much slimmer than the Toyota Prius c, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. 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.
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the smart fortwo electric drive transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Toyota Prius c.
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.
When it comes to horsepower, the smart fortwo electric drive is significantly less powerful than the Toyota Prius c. 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 electric drive seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Prius c.
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.
Compare the 2013 smart fortwo electric drive and the 2013 Toyota Prius c.
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MSRP*: $19,080 - $23,360
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|Seating Capacity:||2 - 2||5 - 5|
|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||3 years/36,000 miles|
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|Invoice*:||$23,250||$18,127 - $21,746|
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