About.com Smart Car Review

... From About's Car Guide, Aaron Gold

The About.com smart car review is mostly favorable for the 2008 smart car fortwo models.



About.com LogoAaron Gold, the Cars Guide from About.com, posted this excellent overall smart car review and gave it a 4/5 star rating.

Here are some of his viewpoints:

  • First glance: Let's get small!

  • In the driver's seat: Not so small.

  • On the road: Drives nicely, but stay out of the wind.

  • Journey's end: I want one... or do I?

  • What he liked about the smart fortwo: Parking, looks, fun factor

  • What he didn't like: Getting blown around, jerky shifting, struggles on hills

  • Who should buy the smart fortwo: City folk who don't mind being stared at

  • Who should not buy the smart fortwo: People looking for maximal fuel economy... or anonymity

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This is a good review of the smart car's strong and weak points, in my opinion.

Aaron stated that the fortwo struggled going up hills and in strong winds. Also, like many reviewers, he did not like the sluggish transmission. However, he was impressed with the tridion safety cell and he thought the smart car fortwo was fun to drive.

If you visit About.com to read Aaron's review for yourself, be sure to check out the smart car photo gallery there.

Click below to get Aaron's unique point of view about the smart.

About.com Review

By the way, if you visit the page above, besides the official About.com smart car review that's there, you'll also find 3 reader reviews that I think are worth looking at. Enjoy!



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