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Parkers overall rating: 4 out of 5 4.0
Smart City Coupe (00-04) - rated 4 out of 5
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PROS

Clever packaging, great interior, cute, frugal

CONS

Lumpy ride, jerky automatic box

At a glance

New price £5,600 - £12,323
Used price £410 - £2,260
Fuel economy 53 - 60 mpg
Road tax cost £30 - £160
Insurance group 7 - 17 How much is it to insure?

PROS

Clever packaging, great interior, cute, frugal

CONS

Lumpy ride, jerky automatic box

Smart City Coupe rivals

Ford
Ka
3.5 out of 5 3.5
Volkswagen
Lupo
4 out of 5 4.0

Demand for this ultra-chic city car really took off when right-hand-drive models hit the market. Before that it was available in left-hand-drive and there are now a small amount on the used market. As a result, prices for the original left-hand-drive cars have fallen to tempting levels. Buyers are attracted to its economical tiny engines, ease of parking and the attractive cabriolet.

On sale in the UK since 2000, the range was re-branded fortwo from the start of 2004.

Smart City Coupe rivals

Ford
Ka
3.5 out of 5 3.5
Volkswagen
Lupo
4 out of 5 4.0

Other Smart City (2000 - 2004) models: