Number of reasons to drive Smart Cars

Author: Select Car Leasing     Date: 28-02-2017

Smart cars are one of the smallest, low emissions, and affordable cars to drive on UK roads. But do you know what are the other benefits to drive one of the Smart Fortwo/Forfour. 

Number of reasons to drive Smart Cars

Let’s take a look at highlights here:

Great quality

Smart cars are built by luxury brand Mercedes-Benz so the quality is always good. Smart cars are designed and built under part of its tie up with Renault and sits on the rear-engined Twingo platform.

Number of smart car buyers are increasing

Smart car users are increasing faster than ever – in 2015 Smart sales increased by 95% and in 2016 by 42%. Thanks to its small size, the car makes for one of the smartest choices for urban driving.

Affordable to drive

The average Smart car prices starts from only £11,370. It offers combined fuel efficiency of around 67 miles per gallon and means you don’t need to make the regular journey to the fuel pump.

Cheap to insure

Smart cars not only have low ownership costs but are one of the least expensive cars to insure. So if you have recently passed your driving test then Smart are the best to drive and insure due to its smaller size and low running costs.

Low emissions mean low VED road tax 

 Smart cars are low emissions cars generating CO2 of around 95 g/km that means low VED tax as well. Here, we have calculated how much you can expect to spend on average to insure the Smart Fortwo Coupe 1.0 Passion 2dr.


On or Before March 31st, 2017

On or After April 1st, 2017

First year rate



Second year RFL



Third year RFL






Two/four seat options

Smart cars are available in a choice of two and four seats which are known as the “Smart Fortwo” & “Forfour” giving you the flexibility to choose your option whether you drive on your own or with family use.

Depending on which version you choose, Smart cars also come with a panoramic roof that can be lowered or raised in just 12 seconds at any driving speed...

Fastest Sport Edition BRABUS Range

Smart also offers the fastest sport version of the Fortwo and Forfour known as the Brabus range offering an impressive power to weight ratio from 109hp to 950kg, and is capable reaching 0 to 62 miles per hour in just 8.9 seconds. These models also come with a BRABUS three spoke multifunction steering wheel, heated leather seats, an exclusive JBL sound system and BRABUs rage designed sporting 16/17-inch alloy wheels with panoramic roof as standard.

Smart BRABUS urban sport car video to see -

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An answer to urban traffic

Not only does its smaller size help to drive urban traffic but it also comes with all the latest safety technology such as hill assist, tyre pressure monitoring system, brake assist, multiple airbags, anti-lock braking system, central locking, cruise control, and many more based depending on the trim level you choose. Smart cars have been called one of the best small city cars to drive but are also good to run on motorways as well reaching maximum speed of 96 miles per hour.

Keep you entertain all your way

Smart cars come with all the latest driver entertainment features such as Bluetooth, radio tuner, Aux connection, audio streaming via Bluetooth connection and many more. All the Smart car models feature a dash-mounted cradle for your smartphone.

Stress-free parking

Thanks to its smaller size of 1.66m width and 2.7m length, Smart Cars are the solution to drive and park where other cars can’t fit in especially in super market parking, narrow city roads or tighter driveways. Whatever the tough situation in parallel parking or three turn in narrow road, many Smart cars can meet all the difficult situations. 

Other options to choose Cabriolet/Electric

Smart cars are designed to provide a complete solution to urban driving so whatever your choice, you will find the best option to go with two- seater, four-seater, cabriolet, petrol or electric. You do not need to go anywhere else.

The Smart car offers an electric option that accelerate 60kW power to go for approximately 99 miles. It also offers optional high performance 22kW fast charger that takes around 45 miles on a single charge.

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If you are looking at lower budget, small cars, then Smart cars are your best option and offers a complete solution to fit in super-car, super-efficient, and affordable category.

If you need any help leasing the new Smart Cars, then contact one of our sales representative on 0118 920 5130.

Meantime “be safe, drive safe!”

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