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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Pure
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Pure 33 41 $11,151 $11,990
2-Door Coupe Passion 33 41 $13,011 $13,990
2-Door Cabriolet Passion 33 41 $15,801 $16,990
2-Door Coupe Brabus 33 41 $16,731 $17,990
2-Door Cabriolet Brabus 33 41 $19,521 $20,990
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$200 / month
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TCC's Bottom Line The 2009 Smart Fortwo is in its element in inner-city streets, but in the suburbs or almost anywhere else, it’ll probably feel uncomfortably toylike.
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Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City 33 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway 41 mpg
EPA Classification Minicompact
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2
Front Hip Room (in) 45.4
Passenger Volume (ft³) 45.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.7
Front Shoulder Room (in) 48.0
Passenger Capacity 2
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 61.4
Track Width, Front (in) 50.5
Min Ground Clearance (in) - TBD -
Length, Overall (in) 106.1
Height, Overall (in) 60.7
Track Width, Rear (in) 54.5
Wheelbase (in) 73.5
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³) 7.8
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) NA
Brake Type Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11.0 x - TBD -
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 8.7
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 28.7
Steering Type Rack & Pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering) - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft) - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall - TBD -
Spare Tire Size NA
Front Tire Order Code NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA
Rear Tire Size P175/55R15
Rear Tire Order Code NA
Front Tire Size P155/60R15
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs) NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs) NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 1808
Rear Wheel Material Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 x 5.5
Front Wheel Material Steel
Spare Wheel Material NA
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 x 4.5
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts) 4.5
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - TBD -
Fuel System MPFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 68 @ 4500
Engine Order Code NA
Displacement 1.0/61
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 70 @ 5800
Engine Type Gas I3
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 41
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 33
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.94
Trans Description Cont. Manual
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) NA
First Gear Ratio (:1) 3.31
Clutch Size (in) - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1) 1.26
Trans Type 5
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) 0.71
Trans Description Cont. Again NA
Reverse Ratio (:1) 3.23
Second Gear Ratio (:1) 1.91
Trans Order Code NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) 4.53
Vehicle Name Smart fortwo
Body Style 2 Door Coupe
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm) - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front McPherson
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in) NA
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm) - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in) NA
Suspension Type - Rear DeDion
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - TBD -
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