Compare 2017 smart fortwo vs 2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2017 smart fortwo
2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV
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passion coupe
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
fortwo passion coupe 31 39 $15,010 $16,140
fortwo prime cabriolet 31 38 $18,507 $19,900
fortwo prime coupe 31 39 $16,266 $17,490
fortwo proxy cabriolet 31 38 $19,437 $20,900
fortwo proxy coupe 31 39 $17,186 $18,480
fortwo pure coupe 31 39 $13,625 $14,650
fortwo electric drive passion cabriolet N/A N/A $26,040 $28,000
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ES Automatic
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
i-MiEV ES Automatic N/A N/A $22,500 $22,995
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,010
$22,500
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,140
$22,995
Monthly Payment Estimate
$269 / month
$383 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
3.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2017 Smart ForTwo is the easiest car to park that you can buy, but if you have other needs, four-seat cars can offer more cabin space, equal fuel economy, and more flexibility. While the 2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is okay around town and holds four adults, its low price tag doesn't make up for inadequate range, marginal acceleration, and a dated interior.
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Fuel Economy
City
31 mpg 0 mpg
Highway
39 mpg 0 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Two-Seaters Subcompact Cars
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
45.4 49.4
Passenger Capacity
2 4
Front Head Room (in)
39.7 35.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
48 54.8
Passenger Volume (ft³)
45.4 84.7
Front Leg Room (in)
41.2 33.8
Second Leg Room (in)
- 30
Second Hip Room (in)
- 47.8
Second Head Room (in)
- 34.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
- 54.8
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Front (in)
57.8 55.9
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.2 6.1
Length, Overall (in)
106.1 144.7
Height, Overall (in)
61.2 63.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.3 54.3
Wheelbase (in)
73.7 100.4
Liftover Height (in)
28.7 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.5 62.4
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
8 8
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11 10.1
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake Type
Front Disc/Rear Drum Front Disc/Rear Drum
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
8 8
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
8.7 -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Rack-Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
22.8 30.8
Tires
Spare Tire Size
NA NA
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P175/55TR15 P175/60HR15
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P155/60TR15 P145/65HR15
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2050 2579
Wheels
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 X 5.5 15 X 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
NA NA
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 X 4.5 15 X 5.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
89 @ 6200 66 @ 3000
Engine Type
Premium Unleaded I-3 Electric
Fuel System
MPI -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
100 @ 2500 145
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
1.0 L/55 -
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
39 -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
31 -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
34 -
EPA MPG Equivalent - City
- 121
EPA MPG Equivalent - Combined
- 112
EPA MPG Equivalent - Hwy
- 102
Battery Range (mi)
- 62
Transmission
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Trans Order Code
410 NA
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Automatic
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.53 7.07
Trans Type
5 1
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Summary
Body Style
Coupe Hatchback
Vehicle Name
smart fortwo Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut Strut
Suspension Type - Rear
Other Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
Other Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Front
Strut Strut
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
5.1 -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 13.2
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 50.4
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
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Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
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Rollover Rating

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