First Drive: 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive

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First Drive: 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive

Post by LockH » Nov 18 2016 6:18pm

http://driving.ca/smart/fortwo/reviews/ ... tric-drive
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A Smart car starts out exactly where it can only end up: a dandy little urban runaround. When hitting stuff, it still injured and killed, but in a more "Eco-Friendly" way.

And it is still impossible to pedal.
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AutoGuide.com: 2017 Smart Electric Drive Review

Post by LockH » Nov 21 2016 12:53pm

(subtitled "The One to Get")
http://www.autoguide.com/manufacturer/s ... ive-review

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All told, some 2 million have been sold since Day One, but regrettably for parent company Daimler, a sparse handful of those have been in the U.S. Fewer than 7,500 left dealerships in all of 2015, a year-over-year decrease of more than 28 percent. In comparison, Toyota delivered about that many Corollas every single week last year.
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However, this car is not for everyone. It’s most suited to urbanites that desire personal transportation but don’t want the hassles of parking or fueling a larger vehicle. For these customers, the Smart ED Coupe is ideal but for drivers residing the vast swaths of red-state America, it’s simply not an option.
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