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2019 FIAT 124 Spider vs. 2019 smart EQ fortwo Review

New 2019 FIAT 124 Spider

2019 FIAT
124 Spider

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New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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MSRP*
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$25,440 to $29,540
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$28,100 to $29,100
Invoice* $24,851 to $28,684 $26,274 to $27,209
MPG - City 26 112
MPG - Hwy 35 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4 80-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 2 2
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles

*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.

Comparison Review

Convenience
With the FIAT 124 Spider you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, 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). Whether you pick the FIAT 124 Spider or the smart EQ fortwo, it's going to cost you about the same. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the FIAT 124 Spider is much higher than that for the smart EQ fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the FIAT 124 Spider is much slimmer than the smart EQ fortwo, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the FIAT 124 Spider, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the smart EQ fortwo.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the engine of the FIAT 124 Spider does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the smart EQ fortwo.

Handling
The FIAT 124 Spider has a significantly larger turning radius than the smart EQ fortwo, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the FIAT 124 Spider has a much more powerful engine than the smart EQ fortwo. However, something you should consider is that higher horsepower engines often command higher insurance premiums.

Utility
In terms of seating you'll be able to fit the same number of people in both the FIAT 124 Spider and the smart EQ fortwo.

Warranty
The FIAT 124 Spider comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the smart EQ fortwo.