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2019 smart EQ fortwo vs. 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Review

New 2019 smart EQ fortwo

2019 smart
EQ fortwo

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New 2021 Toyota Corolla Hatchback

2021 Toyota
Corolla Hatchback

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MSRP*
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$23,900 to $26,740
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$20,565 to $24,615
Invoice* $22,347 to $25,002 $19,041 to $22,790
MPG - City 124 28 - 32
MPG - Hwy 94 37 - 41
Engine(s) 80-hp, (electric) Inline-4
Seating Capacity 2 5
Basic Warranty 4 years/50,000 miles 3 years/36,000 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 Toyota Corolla Hatchback you will definitely be making less frequent stops at the gas station than with the smart EQ fortwo, 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 EQ fortwo is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. 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 EQ fortwo carries a much lower Destination Charge than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Dimensions
Since the smart EQ fortwo is much wider than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the smart EQ fortwo, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Drivetrain
The smart EQ fortwo has much less torque than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The smart EQ fortwo has a significantly smaller turning radius than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback, allowing much better maneuverability in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When it comes to horsepower, the smart EQ fortwo is significantly less powerful than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback. The good news is that, reportedly, cars with lower horsepower engines often have lower insurance premiums.

Utility
Those who have to chauffeur around a lot of people should beware, the smart EQ fortwo seats a lot fewer people than the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.

Warranty
You'll have greater peace of mind with the more generous basic warranty of the smart EQ fortwo than that of the Toyota Corolla Hatchback.