The Smart Forfour has undoubted plus points. For a start it's one of the least expensive electric cars on sale to buy outright, undercutting both the Renault Zoe (if you don’t lease the battery) and the VW e-Up. It's also zippy and easy to drive in town, thanks in part to its super-tight turning circle, and it's pretty well equipped, too. However, it's not all rosey. The ride and handling aren't very good, the boot is tiny, there's not a vast amount of space inside, but worst of all for an electric car, the range is very poor next to its best rivals. Unless you literally need an electric car solely for town, the range issue is the biggest reason that we’d suggest going for the Renault Zoe instead.get the best price
Mid-level trim brings additional luxuries including a panoramic glass roof, heated leather seats and a rev counter.,
Engine: 0.9 Turbo
This is our favourite engine. The extra power from the turbo means it works well in town or on the motorway, while it still delivers good fuel economy and low emissions.
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