2008 smart fortwo Consumer Review: You will forever regret this!

2008 smart fortwo - Consumer Review

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passion 2dr Hatchback (1.0L 3-cyl. 5-speed Automated Manual)

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You will forever regret this!
By Robert_Kern on


2008 smart fortwo passion 2dr Hatchback (1.0L 3cyl 5AM)


I have had my smart for just under 2 years now. At first it seemed perfect for New York. 150 Dollar Parking per month, fits in tight places, etc. Very quickly however did I find out what an unreliable, terrible little car this is. It has broken down multiple times due to computer errors, failing transmission, clutch, etc. It shakes everything lose on the car whenever you hit the slightest bump. Even a sewer lid produces a noisy thump and a jolt. The car shakes at highway speeds and now my roof is starting to crack. And where is smart? They don't want to have anything to do with the car, the service departments don't know very much about it, the customer service is horrific!

Best Features

Shifter Paddles

Worst Features

It needs a complete quality overhaul. The Service behind is is below the worst brand you can think of. I am longing for a Hyundai.
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