Although it's relatively new to American buyers, the smart has been around since the 1980s—at least as a concept. The tiny city car conceived by Swatch's CEO once had backing from Volkswagen, but only came to the European market in the late 1990s under the guidance of Mercedes-Benz.
A decade later—in 2008—smart released its first U.S. models: the smart fortwo convertible and smart fortwo coupe. These compact and thrifty cars have continued with niche success through the 2013 model year.Read more »
The 2013 smart fortwo’s base model is the pure and it comes standard with: manual side-view mirrors; 15-inch steel wheels with hubcaps; preparations for a two-speaker audio system; a tire pressure monitoring system; projector beam headlights; intermittent wipers; front disc brakes; traction control; electronic stability control; anti-lock brakes with electronic brakeforce distribution; a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob; a coin holder; front cup holders; outdoor thermometer; a flat-folding passenger seat; manual windows; a clock; and a passenger-side vanity mirror.
The Passion is the top trim for the smart fortwo coupe, and standard equipment includes: a panoramic roof with a sun screen; 15-inch, 12-spoke alloy wheels; electronic stability control; anti-lock braking; traction control; side, window-curtain and knee bolster airbags; keyless entry; power windows and door locks; power and heated side-view mirrors; automatic wipers and headlights; smart radio with auxiliary inputs and USB port; a leather-wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob; automatic climate control; black, red and beige no-cost interior colors; and a driver’s side armrest.
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|Build & Price|
2013 Smart fortwo$11,450 | 11,763 mi
2013 Smart fortwo$11,750 | 10,012 mi
2013 Smart ForTwo$11,995 | 8,524 mi
2012 Smart fortwo$11,998 | 13,146 mi
2012 SMART Fortwo$16,950 | 5,471 mi
2011 Smart fortwo$9,998 | 13,608 mi
2010 Smart ForTwo$11,500 | 22,570 mi
2009 Smart Fortwo$5,877 | 71,979 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$7,470 | 55,137 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$7,969 | 32,962 mi
2009 SMART FORTWO$7,990 | 55,098 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$8,495 | 47,070 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$9,599 | 32,880 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$9,599 | 27,215 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$9,998 | 33,522 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$9,998 | 11,793 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$10,492 | 14,923 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$10,598 | 22,905 mi
2009 Smart fortwo$10,598 | 40,889 mi
2008 Smart fortwo$9,598 | 36,752 mi
2008 Smart fortwo$9,598 | 47,951 mi
2008 Smart ForTwo$9,999 | 41,684 mi
2008 Smart fortwo$10,598 | 13,227 mi
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