The 2011 Smart Fortwo is a capable city car, but its high price, eccentric transmission and unpleasant highway ride should be enough to drive shoppers to other, more well-rounded small cars.
- Fits in spaces others cannot
- Zippy around-town handling
- Surprisingly accommodating interior
- Attention-getting style.
- Rough-shifting transmission
- Expensive compared to larger subcompacts
- Awkward floor-pivot brake pedal
- Ill-suited for highway travel.