2016 smart fortwo: First Drive Review

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience
Diminutive Drive
If you possess a particular desire to drive the smallest production car available in America, this is the car for you. To put things in perspective, the smart fortwo is a mere 8.8 feet long, which makes it about four feet shorter than the MINI Cooper. Redesigned for the first time since its arrival on U.S roads in 2008, the 2-seat coupe has been revamped inside and out. So is the new version better than the outgoing model? Absolutely. But do the benefits of this tiny car — especially in a city environment — outweigh the sacrifices in space and performance? That answer may depend on your priorities, so let’s dig into the details and you can decide if the new fortwo is right for you.

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