2013 smart fortwo passion coupe 2dr Hatchback (1.0L 3cyl 5AM)
It exceeds every measure of what anyone should reasonably expect! During my 55 years of driving I have owned quite a few of those "highly recommended" status symbols. In quality and reliability my smart car is equal to or exceeds every one of them!
The writers REALLY blew it on the smart car.
Do you believe a magazine writer knows more than the engineers at Mercedes?
Rate the car for it's intended purpose! Don't get out of your manufacturer provided 455hp sport car and say the smart car lacks acceleration!
My advice, if you truly want to know about any car, talk to an owner. Forget the writers getting paid by the manufactures to write about their "phenomenal new engineering creation."
Low cost of ownership!
And a little bonus - fun to drive, and people love to ask you about your car.
I think the only thing they need to do is some good advertising!