Equipped with re-designed front/rear fascias, the 2013 Smart Fortwo is a two passenger city car available in pure coupe, passion coupe, and passion cabriolet trim levels. The sole engine available is a 1.0-liter 3-cylinder engine (produces 70 hp and 68 lb-ft of torque), paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission, that enables an EPA estimated 33 mpg city and 41 mpg highway. Features include halogen headlights, tire pressure monitoring system, outside temperature indicator, 12-volt socket, and a premium 6-disc CD changer. Safety is comprised of full-size driver and passenger airbags, head/neck side airbags, hill start assist, electronic stability program, electronic brake force distribution, hydraulic dual-circuit brake system, integral safety seats, and auto-activation of the central locking while driving. The Smart Fortwo is backed by a 2-year/24,000-mile bumper-to-bumper warranty.Read more Read less
For 2013, the diminutive Smart fortwo features restyled front and rear fascias and door sills, with a larger badge on the grille. Later in the model year, Smart will introduce the fortwo Electric Drive, available in either coupe or cabriolet form. The variant features an all-electric magneto motor rated at 74 hp and 90 ft-lb of torque. Smart has priced electric coupes at $25,000, while electric cabriolets will start at $28,000.
Distinctive European design; great gas mileage; inexpensive price of entry; easy city maneuverability
For city commuters who often contend with tight parking spaces and high fuel costs, the Smart fortwo is here to solve both your problems. The Smart's small size means it parks like a dream in almost any space. According to the EPA, the Smart is rated at 34 mpg in the city and 38 mpg on the highway, for a combined 36 mpg, making it not only one of the smallest cars available in the U.S., but one of the most efficient.