Smart ForTwo

In published reviews,
critics awarded this
vehicle an average
overall score of:

76
Priced From $12,490
MPG 37.0
Styles Reviewed
HatchbackHatchback Scores for this style only
ConvertibleConvertible Scores for this style only

Motor Trend

05/03/11
2011-05-03
83
100

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Mike Febbo Mike Febbo Score Pending 2011 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

Steering is direct and precise and the level of communication is downright enlightening. Between that, the easily interchangeable body panels, low power, and the Tridion safety cell, this should be on the short list of great cars for young drivers.

About.com

05/03/11
2011-05-03
81
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Aaron Gold Aaron Gold 7.1 out of 10 2011 Smart ForTwo Convertible

I can come up with a dozen reasons not to buy the Smart Fortwo, and only one really compelling reason why you should: It’s a neat little car, especially in convertible form. And to me, that’s good enough.

National Post

05/10/10
2010-05-10
81
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Patricia Cancilla Patricia Cancilla Score Pending 2010 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

The positive attributes of the Smart fortwo – great looks, a fun ride, excellent fuel efficiency, agility and affordability – handily outweigh the downsides – limited passenger and cargo space. And now, you can be cute and stylish.

Maxim

08/27/10
2010-08-27
79
100

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Jesse Will Jesse Will Score Pending 2010 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

It’s hard to imagine a guy that would rather drive a Smart ForTwo rather than a much more sporty, and almost as cheap Ford Fiesta—which has a backseat, and can, if its driver has had some practice, jam into a spot that’s almost as insanely small.

Auto123.com

03/10/10
2010-03-10
79
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Justin Pritchard Justin Pritchard 7.3 out of 10 2010 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

The Smart fortwo is tiny, not very powerful, tiny, sort of silly looking, and really, really tiny. In fact, it’s so small that it doesn’t even capitalize its name.

CNET.com

02/25/11
2011-02-25
78
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Wayne Cunningham Wayne Cunningham 6.2 out of 10 2011 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

The 2011 Smart ForTwo is one of the most unique cars on the road, but works best in an urban environment.

Edmunds.com

05/01/12
2012-05-01
77
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review Edmunds.com 7.8 out of 10 2012 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

The 2012 Smart Fortwo, with its lack of refinement, rough transmission and unpleasant highway ride, is one of the least desirable cars on the market. There are plenty of other cars we’d recommend as a compact city car.

Cars.com

10/15/11
2011-10-15
73
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Bill Jackson Bill Jackson Score Pending 2012 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

The ForTwo is the only car I’ve driven that I can’t recommend to anyone. It’s not that I dislike everything about the Smart; some things are — OK. It’s just that the car comes with so many quirks, compromises and faults that the cons kill it in my book.

The Detroit Bureau

04/13/10
2010-04-13
72
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Paul A. Eisenstein Paul A. Eisenstein 8.0 out of 10 2010 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

The Smart Fortwo has a number of flaws, yet there’s something that’s still fun about it, all the more so if you’re looking for something small and nimble to run in-town errands.

Consumer Guide

04/09/10
2010-04-09
70
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Staff Review Consumer Guide 6.8 out of 10 2010 Smart ForTwo Hatchback

The Smart ForTwo is a radical design statement that favors minuscule exterior dimensions, tight-quarters maneuverability, and fuel efficiency over pleasant road manners and passenger or cargo space.

AutoBlog.com

07/03/09
2009-07-03
68
100

Overall score awarded to vehicle by this critic. [?]

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Sebastian Blanco Sebastian Blanco Score Pending 2010 Smart ForTwo Convertible

The Smart ForTwo Passion Cabrio’s abysmal transmission, general lack of utility and unimpressive fuel economy doesn’t make a compelling case for the ForTwo.

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