Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display

Average Consumer Rating 181 Total Reviews
Write a review

Performance
Comfort
Value
Fun-to-Drive
Interior Design
Exterior Design
Build Quality
Reliability
Fun, but weak in power
By Xraypilot on
Vehicle
2008 smart fortwo passion 2dr Hatchback (1.0L 3cyl 5AM)
Review
I have owned this for 2+ months, 2,300 miles. Take the reviews that are from new owners or "100 miles, just picked it up last week" with a grain of salt. It's a new car; of course they are going to love it. I am 6'4", #225. I have driven with a 6'6", #260 passenger. TONS of room. It has pep and we even climbed hills with it. You will not see acceleration records with it. But then again, it is not touted as a sports care. Contrary to what it was built for (city), I live in the country and really do like it. I have parked the Tahoe & use this for work: 30-50 mi round trip/day. Very comfortable for a little car. It gets you from pt A to pt B economically & relatively comfortably.
Favorite Features
Room: tons of it. Jack for iPod in glove box. GREAT handling in the snow: rear wheel drive, rear engine, traction control. Tight turning radius. Can park 2 end- end in garage.
Suggested Improvements
Cruise control will not work with this because of low powered engine and down shifting so much when needed on any hill: so don't listen to others. The shifter has locked up & is now in the shop to be replaced: common problem & a recall is coming out.
Recommend (0) (0)
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Nearby Inventory Zip Code UPDATE
 
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
Have a question? We're here to help!
Chat*
Chat online with us
Email
Email us at help@edmunds.com
*Available daily 8AM-5PM Pacific
Phone*
Call us at 855-782-4711
SMS*
Text us at ED411