Resale: $8,817
Value: Excellent Excellent
MPG: 33 city/41 hwy

2011 Smart car fortwo pure

2011 smart fortwo Review

(2 Stars)  Fashionable, but not the best value

Reviewed by Automobile Magazine on

Overview
8 feet 10 inches long. That is the smallest production car sold in the US. After watching it in its first iteration as the City Coupe, which launched in Europe only in 1997 we finally have a Smart car in the US. BMW has its Mini and Mercedes has its Smart. There may be no better vehicle to carve through city congestion without giving up the convenience of a car. There may also be no vehicle which can be owned by the masses and will attract more attention from onlookers. This tiny car attracts attention like an Italian sports car.

Tiny is hardly even the way to describe this car. A good measure is that it is four and a half feet shorter than a new VW Beetle or three feet shorter than a Mini. Despite this diminutive size, the Four two manages to maintain one of the highest levels of safety for a compact car in side impacts. Intense engineering was responsible for this, though there was little to be done for front impacts, where the Smart only gets middling ratings.

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2011 fortwo pure Hatchback Vehicle Overview

  Performance Review  
Engine: 1.0L in-line 3 DOHC and variable valve timing
Premium unleaded fuel
Fuel economy: Gasoline:, 33 MPG city, 41 MPG highway, 36 MPG combined and 313 mi. range
Multi-point fuel injection
8.7gallon fuel tank
Power (SAE): 70 hp @ 5,800 rpm; 68 ft lb of torque @ 4,500 rpm

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'11 Smart car pure Standard Equipment

  Convenience  
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Keyless Entry
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Power Locks
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Power Outlet(s)
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Power Trunk/Liftgate
  Interior  
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Cup Holders
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Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
  Safety  
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Brake Assist
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Driver Air Bag
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Front Wipers, Variable Intermittent
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Head/Curtain Airbag
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Knee Air Bag
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Passenger Air Bag
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Side Air Bag(s)
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Stability Control
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Traction Control
  Tires and Wheels  
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Wheel Covers
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