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Selected Style 2-Door Coupe Passion
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Passion N/A N/A $23,250 $25,000
2-Door Cabriolet Passion N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
2-Door Automatic 1.8T PZEV
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Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Automatic 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L 21 27 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Tech 21 27 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 2.5L w/Sound/Nav 21 27 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI 28 41 $27,739 $28,895
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI 28 37 $28,795 $29,995
2-Door Manual 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 41 $28,891 $30,095
2-Door DSG 2.0L TDI w/Sound/Nav 28 37 $29,947 $31,195
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line 23 31 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line 23 29 $29,275 $30,495
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 31 $29,467 $30,695
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound 23 29 $30,523 $31,795
2-Door Manual 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
2-Door DSG 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
2-Door Manual PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 31 $32,443 $33,795
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0T R-Line w/Sound/Nav 23 29 $33,499 $34,895
2-Door Automatic 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T 24 32 $24,163 $25,170
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Tech 24 32 $26,203 $27,295
2-Door Automatic 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Sound/Nav 24 32 $28,219 $29,395
2-Door Automatic PZEV 1.8T w/Premium 24 32 $29,525 $30,755
2-Door DSG PZEV 2.0L TDI w/Premium 28 37 $31,445 $32,755
Pricing
Invoice Price
$23,250
$24,163
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$25,000
$25,170
Monthly Payment Estimate
$417 / month
$420 / month
Dealer Price Quotes
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TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
Fuel Economy - City N/A mpg 24 mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway N/A mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in) 41.2 41.3
Front Hip Room (in) 45.4 -
Passenger Volume (ft³) 45.4 81.4
Front Head Room (in) 39.7 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 48 55.3
Passenger Capacity 2 4
Second Leg Room (in) - 31.4
Second Head Room (in) - 37.6
Second Shoulder Room (in) - 43.1
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in) 28.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 61.4 71.2
Track Width, Front (in) 50.5 62.1
Min Ground Clearance (in) 5.2 5.6
Length, Overall (in) 106.1 168.4
Height, Overall (in) 60.7 58
Track Width, Rear (in) 54.5 61.2
Wheelbase (in) 73.5 100
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in) 8 NA
Brake ABS System 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 11 11.3
Drum - Rear (Yes or ) Yes NA
Disc - Front (Yes or ) Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in) 8 10.7
Disc - Rear (Yes or ) - Yes
Steering
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft) 28.7 35.4
Steering Type Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Tires
Rear Tire Size P175/55TR15 P215/55HR17
Rear Tire Order Code NA NA
Front Tire Size P155/60TR15 P215/55HR17
Spare Tire Size NA Compact
Front Tire Order Code NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs) 2094 3232
Wheels
Front Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material NA Steel
Front Wheel Size (in) 15 X 4.5 17 X 7
Spare Wheel Size (in) NA Compact
Rear Wheel Material Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in) 15 X 5.5 17 X 7
Engine
Engine Type Electric Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM 96 184 @ 1500
Engine Order Code NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM 74 170 @ 6200
Displacement - 1.8 L/110
Fuel System - Direct Gasoline Injection
Mileage
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy 93 -
Battery Range (mi) 100 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City 122 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined 107 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG) - 27
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) - 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) - 24
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Automatic Automatic w/OD
Trans Type 1 6
Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Trans Description Cont. Again NA NA
Trans Order Code NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1) - 3.87
Third Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.56
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.85
Reverse Ratio (:1) - 3.19
Second Gear Ratio (:1) - 2.37
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1) - 1.16
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1) - 0.67
First Gear Ratio (:1) - 4.04
Summary
Body Style Coupe Convertible
Vehicle Name Smart fortwo electric drive Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
Suspension
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Other Multi-Link
Suspension Type - Front Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear Other Multi-Link
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) - 14.5
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary) - 330
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps) - 140
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year - 8.0 (Est)
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score - 6.0 (Est)
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
Overall Side Crash Rating
Side Barrier Rating
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat -
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat -
Rollover Rating
 
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