Edmunds Smart Car Review

... from Edmunds INSIDELINE

Here is a summarization of Edmunds smart car review; find out what Edmunds thought of the smart fortwo car.

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This smart fortwo review was posted back in November of 2007 just before the the smart fortwo landed in America. The Edmunds reviewer's main comment about the smart:

"The chief selling point is its small size, and the biggest drawback is its small size."

The reviewer test drove the fortwo in San Francisco and around Silicon Valley. Between him and his passenger (503 total lbs.), they pushed the maximum limit of 507 pounds and did fine getting around. He liked how it handled cornering on freeway ramps and all the safety features the smart fortwo car has.

He did say the transmission was sluggish shifting between gears.

Pros According to the Edmunds Review

  • Small size
  • Pleasure to drive
  • Absorbs bumps and potholes well
  • Great package efficiency design for 2 passengers and cargo
  • Good mileage

Cons According to Edmunds

Edmunds Smart Car on the Road
  • Small size
  • Sluggish automated 5 speed manual transmission
  • Only a two year bumper to bumper warranty
  • Power isn't a strong point

Click below to read the review and take a look at the slide show on the right-hand side.

Edmunds.com review

And, here's a later update from Edmunds on their review of the same smart car (which they bought for testing purposes)

Even though at this point, this review is somewhat outdated, Edmunds is a primary source for car review information on the Internet. So I hope you found the Edmunds smart car review to be helpful in your smart car buying decision.

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