As far as headroom and legroom go, there's not much difference between the smart fortwo electric drive and the Volvo C70 in the front seats.
With the Volvo C70 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). Based on MSRP, the smart fortwo electric drive is clearly a better financial choice over the Volvo C70. 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 Volvo C70.
Since the smart fortwo electric drive is much slimmer than the Volvo C70, 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 Volvo C70.
The smart fortwo electric drive has much less torque than the Volvo C70, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.
The smart fortwo electric drive has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Volvo C70, 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 Volvo C70. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.
The smart fortwo electric drive has less seating than the Volvo C70, making the Volvo C70 the better choice if you need to chauffeur many passengers. The smart fortwo electric drive has less cargo capacity than the Volvo C70, which is okay if you don't need to move a lot in one trip.
The smart fortwo electric drive comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Volvo C70.
Compare the 2013 smart fortwo electric drive and the 2013 Volvo C70.
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MSRP*: $41,200 - $45,000
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|Basic Warranty:||4 years/50,000 miles||4 years/50,000 miles|
|Invoice*:||$26,040||$38,728 - $42,300|
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