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For With standard equipment such as sat-nav and a panoramic sunroof, Passion models give the Smart a more luxurious feel than their Pure relatives for not a huge amount more. Fuel economy is incredibly good.

Against The cdi is slow to start with, but it’s likely to be even slower if you’re running the air-conditioning. It's more expensive than equivalent petrol models, so do your sums to make sure you can justify the expense.

Smart Fortwo Coupe

What Car? says

1 out of 5 stars

This diesel Smart combines excellent fuel economy and plenty of standard equipment. You’d better hope you’re never in a hurry, though, because it’s far from rapid.

What Car? readers say

Calculate equipment options
Electric steering adjust Not Available
Electric Sunroof Not Available
Manual sunroof Not Available
Air conditioning Standard
Cruise control £380
Electric mirrors Pack Only
Heated mirrors Pack Only
Electric windows front Standard
Electric windows rear Not Available
Seat height adjustment Not Available
Climate Control Not Available
Power Steering £325
Steering adjustment reach Not Available
Steering adjustment rake Not Available
Power Seats Not Available
Heated Seats £175
Panoramic sunroof Standard
Electric Panoramic Sunroof Not Available
Power Folding Mirror Not Available
Engine & Transmission
Auto Standard
CVT Not Available
Tiptronic Not Available
Particulate filter Not Available
Radio/Cassette Not Available
RDS Radio/Cassette Not Available
CD Standard
Multi CD Not Available
MP3/iPod Connection Standard
DVD Player Not Available
MP3 CD Player Standard
RDS CD Standard
Hard Drive Not Available
Metallic paint £260
Alloy wheels Standard
Front Foglights £130
Powered sliding doors Not Available
Hands Free Phone Kit Standard
Satellite navigation Standard
Leather Seats £720
Split/fold seats Not Available
Bluetooth Standard
7 seat pack Not Available
Passenger airbag Standard
Side airbags £205
ABS Standard
3 Point centre belt Not Available
Driver's airbag Standard
Belt pretensioners Standard
Isofix Pack Only
Side Impact Bars Standard
Traction control Standard
Curtain Airbag Not Available
Rear Parking Sensor Not Available
Electronic stability programme Standard
On/Off Passenger Airbag Pack Only
Driver's knee airbag Not Available
Reversing Camera Not Available
Rain Sensing Wipers Standard
Adaptive Cruise Control Not Available
Lane Departure Warning Not Available
Front Parking Sensor Not Available
Passenger Knee Airbag Not Available
Alarm £210
Immobiliser Standard
Deadlocks Not Available
Central locking Standard
Remote locking Standard
Unique fit stereo Standard
Marked Parts Not Available
Etched Windows Not Available
Locking Wheel nuts Standard
Visible VIN Not Available
Secure spare wheel Not Available
Satellite tracking Not Available
Laminated Glass Not Available
Options calculator Price
Cruise control £380
Powersteering £325
Heated Seats £175
Metallic paint £260
Front Foglights £130
Leather Seats £720
Side airbag £205
Alarm £210
Total Price: £11,575
Running costs
Town mpg 85.6
Out of town mpg 85.6
Average mpg 85.6
Tank capacity (litres) 38
CO2 Rating (g/km) 86
Carbon offset cost £12
Green rating A
Insurance group 6
Typical insurance £338.00
% Value retained (3yrs/36000 miles) 42%
Typical contract hire £210.00
Pence per mile 35
Servicing costs - 3 years £921.00
Service intervals 12.5k
Warranty period 2yr/UL + Paint + 6yr Perforation + 2yr Breakdown
Three-year cost£10,443
Company car tax
Percentage charge 14
Benefit in kind £1,612.00
Tax payable 20% £322.00
Tax payable 40% £645.00

Performance and measurements

Body type Coupe
Number of doors 2
Number of seats 2
Engine (cc/type) 799/3
Number of Valves 12
Fuel type Diesel
Max power (bhp) 54
Pulling power (lb/ft) 96
Engine position R
Driven wheels Rear
Length (mm) 2695
Width (mm) 1559
Height (mm) 1542
Boot space (min ltr) 220
Boot space (max ltr) 340
Turning circle (m) 8.75
Manufacturers figures
0-60 mph (secs) 16.8
Max speed (mph) 84
Euro NCAP Test Scores
Adult protection 4 stars
Child protection Unavailable
Pedestrian protection 2 stars

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