smart is engineered to give you an adrenaline rush. Changing gears is exhilarating. The clutch-less, manual 5-speed transmission - called smartshift® - is easy and simple to operate. It's both a manual and automatic depending on your mood. Oh. Did we mention the smart car gets 38 HWY MPG?
small car. big space.
Many people think just because it's small, there's no room inside. They're pleasantly surprised. Tall drivers feel right at home. (6' 4"? No problem.) And, this unbig car squeezes into parking spaces other bigger, less efficient cars can't.
Think your stuff won't fit? Think again. The trunk is quite roomy - 12 cubic feet to be precise. There's space for suitcases, golf clubs, even a golden retriever. And, if you need to haul oversized items, the passenger seat folds flat.
tap and go.
The steering wheel gearshift lets your fingers have fun, too. These shift paddles on the steering wheel allow you to change gears Formula One-style for an added driving rush. If your fingers get tired, you can shift normally as well.
check out that view.
They say on a clear day you can see for miles. Nowhere is this more apparent than when you're sitting inside a smart. The windows are huge and give passengers a 360° view. It's safer and a lot more practical. And, it's a great way to view the world as you zip around town.