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2020 Hyundai Ioniq EV vs. 2019 smart EQ fortwo Review

New 2020 Hyundai Ioniq EV

2020 Hyundai
Ioniq EV

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New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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MSRP*
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$33,045 to $38,615
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$23,900 to $26,740
Invoice* $31,807 to $36,712 $22,347 to $25,002
MPG - City 145 124
MPG - Hwy 121 N/A
Engine(s) 134-hp, (electric) 80-hp, (electric)
Seating Capacity 5 2
Basic Warranty 5 years/60,000 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV 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). The Hyundai Ioniq EV will definitely make more of a dent in your wallet than the smart EQ fortwo, which has a much lower MSRP. 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV is much higher than that for the smart EQ fortwo.

Dimensions
Since the Hyundai Ioniq EV 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV, 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV does a much better job of transmitting power to the wheels than the smart EQ fortwo.

Handling
The Hyundai Ioniq EV 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 Hyundai Ioniq EV 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
People who frequently chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Hyundai Ioniq EV more than the smart EQ fortwo, due to its significantly greater seating capacity.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the Hyundai Ioniq EV than that of the smart EQ fortwo.