2012 Smart fortwo Pricing, Specs & Reviews

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$12,490-$17,690
$11,616-$16,452
34 /CITY / 38 /HWY
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What's New for 2012:
- Revamped body styling
- New options and package groups
- Restyled interior

Exterior Features
The 2012 Smart Fortwo is an ultra-compact 2-door, available in two body styles (coupe and cabriolet) and two trim lines--Pure and Passion. Fifteen-inch steel wheels are standard.

Interior Features
Smart Fortwo base Pure coupe models offer manual windows, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and keyless entry. While base models are wired for a stereo, a sound system does not come standard. The upgraded Passion coupe and cabriolet add an entry-level radio, power windows, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and automatic climate control. The Fortwo provides 7.8 cubic feet of trunk space.

Optional Features
Smart offers several stand-alone options for the 2012 Fortwo and groups many options together in three different packages. The Cruise Control package includes a trip computer and 3-spoke leather sports steering wheel, while the Comfort package features heated leather seats and power steering. LED daytime running lights, distinct alloy wheels, and metallic paint are available in the Style package.  Individual add-ons include a surround-sound audio system, center console storage, power steering, and automatic climate control.

Under the Hood
All 2012 Smart Fortwos are fitted with a 1-liter 3-cylinder engine rated at 70 horsepower and mated to a 5-speed automated manual transmission. All Fortwos are rear-wheel drive.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Smart Fortwo are 34/38/36 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Standard safety features on the Smart Fortwo include tridion safety cell technology, anti-lock brakes, and side and knee air bags.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Smart Fortwo. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Smart Fortwo received \"Good\" ratings--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset crash protection and side-impact protection.


What's New for 2012:
- Revamped body styling
- New options and package groups
- Restyled interior

Exterior Features
The 2012 Smart Fortwo is an ultra-compact 2-door, available in two body styles (coupe and cabriolet) and two trim lines--Pure and Passion. Fifteen-inch steel wheels are standard.

Interior Features
Smart Fortwo base Pure coupe models offer manual windows, leather-wrapped steering wheel, and keyless entry. While base models are wired for a stereo, a sound system does not come standard. The upgraded Passion coupe and cabriolet add an entry-level radio, power windows, steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters, and automatic climate control. The Fortwo provides 7.8 cubic feet of trunk space.

Optional Features
Smart offers several stand-alone options for the 2012 Fortwo and groups many options together in three different packages. The Cruise Control package includes a trip computer and 3-spoke leather sports steering wheel, while the Comfort package features heated leather seats and power steering. LED daytime running lights, distinct alloy wheels, and metallic paint are available in the Style package.  Individual add-ons include a surround-sound audio system, center console storage, power steering, and automatic climate control.

Under the Hood
All 2012 Smart Fortwos are fitted with a 1-liter 3-cylinder engine rated at 70 horsepower and mated to a 5-speed automated manual transmission. All Fortwos are rear-wheel drive.

Fuel Economy
EPA fuel-economy figures for the 2012 Smart Fortwo are 34/38/36 mpg (city/highway/combined).

Safety
Standard safety features on the Smart Fortwo include tridion safety cell technology, anti-lock brakes, and side and knee air bags.

To date, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has not conducted tests on the 2012 Smart Fortwo. In tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the Smart Fortwo received \"Good\" ratings--the Institute's highest--for frontal-offset crash protection and side-impact protection.


Available Trims for the 2012 Smart fortwo
Transmission MSRP Engine City/Hwy MPG
Name Pure (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 12490.00 Engine 1.0/61 City/Hwy MPG 34/38
Name Passion (2dr Cpe) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 14690.00 Engine 1.0/61 City/Hwy MPG 34/38
Name Passion (2dr Cabriolet) Transmission Automatic w/Manual Shift MSRP 17690.00 Engine 1.0/61 City/Hwy MPG 34/38
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INTERIOR
  • Cloth front bucket seats -inc: flat folding passenger seat, passenger backrest adjustment
  • 2-spoke leather steering wheel
  • Instrument cluster -inc: multifunctional display, fuel, coolant, service interval, trip mileage, clock
  • Outside temp display
  • Pwr central lock system w/autolock
  • Remote keyless entry w/panic button
  • Rear window defroster
  • Pwr tailgate release
  • 12V pwr outlet w/cover
  • Coin holder
  • Cup holder
  • Lockable glove box
  • Storage areas -inc: door panels, beside steering wheel
  • Visors w/passenger side mirror
  • Dome light
  • Leather shift knob
  • 3-spoke leather steering wheel w/paddle shifters
  • Pwr windows w/one-touch lower
  • Air conditioning
EXTERIOR
  • 15" steel wheels
  • Wheel covers
  • P155/60R15 front & P175/55R15 rear all-season tires
  • Solid roof
  • Projector beam halogen headlights
  • Speed-dependent interval wiper w/wash function
  • Intermittent rear wiper w/wash function
  • 15" 12-spoke alloy wheels
  • Exterior appearance pkg -inc: body-color bumpers & side skirts
  • Panorama roof w/sunscreen
  • Rain & light sensor
  • Pwr heated mirrors
  • Automatic pwr convertible top w/glass rear window
MECHANICAL
  • 1.0L MPFI 12-valve I3 engine
  • 5-speed smartshift automated manual transmission
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Black tridion safety cell -inc: black mirror caps, black grille
  • Front lower wishbone McPherson strut suspension w/anti-roll bar
  • Rear DeDion axle w/coil springs
  • Rack & pinion steering
  • Pwr hydraulic front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Tire repair kit
PACKAGE
    SAFETY
    • Anti-lock braking system (ABS) -inc: electronic brake-force distribution
    • Electric stability program w/hill assist
    • Traction control system
    • Front full-size airbags
    • Front seat weight detection
    • Front side curtain airbags
    • Front side airbags
    • Knee bolster airbag
    • Seat belts w/belt tensioner, belt-force limiter
    • Top tether for child restraint system
    • Tire pressure control system
    ENTERTAINMENT
    • Radio installation provision -inc:(2) speakers, antenna
    • Entry line radio -inc: AM/FM stereo, (2) speakers, USB & audio input jack

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