2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Smart fortwo Competitors

$13-18k car, designed in Germany, built in France 33 city / 41 hwy 287-356 mile range, gas engine
70 hp 61 cu. in. 3-cylinder 3 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

As well as being compared against other cars, the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion is also often compared to hybrid cars, sports cars, super cars, full-size SUVs, cargo vans, truck and SUVs and luxury cars. The 2011 Smart fortwo Passion's top rivals come from MINI (such as the Cooper ) and Toyota (such as the Prius Four and the Yaris )

compared to car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to other car competitors include: it is slightly more fuel efficient in the city (33 mpg vs 27 mpg), is slightly more fuel efficient on the highway (41 mpg vs 33 mpg), has better traction (rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive), slightly tighter turning radius (28.7 ft vs 34.4 ft) and has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available).

However, on average it has much fewer seats (2 vs 5), is slightly more sluggish (25.8 lb/hp vs 21.9 lb/hp), has slightly fewer airbags (4 vs 5), has slightly less spacious front seats (45.4 ft3 vs 49.0 ft3) and has a significantly shorter-lasting basic warranty (2 year vs 4 year).

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle
$27,140

Significant advantages of the New Beetle (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Power steering comes standard
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • Better brakes

Significant disadvantages of the New Beetle (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 28 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 20 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 35.8 ft vs 28.7 ft

common strengths of the New Beetle and fortwo Passion

  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
arrow Compare the 2010 Volkswagen New Beetle vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Honda Fit

2011 Honda Fit
$15,870

Significant advantages of the Fit (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Power steering comes standard
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • More seats: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Fit (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 33 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 34.4 ft vs 28.7 ft
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the Fit and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient in the city: 27 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 33 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $15,870 vs $15,440
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Fit vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Toyota Yaris

2011 Toyota Yaris
$14,215

Significant advantages of the Yaris (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Power steering comes standard
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • More seats: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Yaris (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Leather not available

common strengths of the Yaris and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 36 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 30.8 ft vs 28.7 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Yaris vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Mazda 2 Touring

2011 Mazda 2 Touring
$16,430

Significant advantages of the 2 Touring (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Power steering comes standard
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • More seats: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the 2 Touring (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Leather not available
  • Only has rear-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive

common strengths of the 2 Touring and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Both very efficient on the highway: 35 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 32.2 ft vs 28.7 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda 2 Touring vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2012 Ford Fiesta SE

2012 Ford Fiesta SE
$16,295

Significant advantages of the Fiesta SE (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Power steering comes standard
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • More seats: 5 vs 2

Significant disadvantages of the Fiesta SE (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Leather not available
  • Only has rear-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive

common strengths of the Fiesta SE and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 37 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $16,295 vs $15,440
arrow Compare the 2012 Ford Fiesta SE vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2012 Fiat 500 Pop

2012 Fiat 500 Pop
$16,000

Significant advantages of the 500 Pop (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Power steering comes standard
  • Number of rows of seating: 2 vs 1
  • Much longer basic warranty: 50,000 mile vs 24,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the 500 Pop (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Leather not available
  • Only has rear-wheel drive: front-wheel drive vs rear-wheel drive

common strengths of the 500 Pop and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 38 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 30 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 30.6 ft vs 28.7 ft
arrow Compare the 2012 Fiat 500 Pop vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

compared to hybrid car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to hybrid car competitors include: it costs less ($15,440 vs $33,630), has significantly more gears (5 vs continuously variable), has better traction (rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive), slightly tighter turning radius (28.7 ft vs 35.4 ft) and has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is significantly less fuel efficient in the city (33 mpg vs 95 mpg), is significantly less fuel efficient on the highway (41 mpg vs 90 mpg), lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), is not a hybrid car and has significantly fewer seats (2 vs 5).

2011 Toyota Prius Four

2011 Toyota Prius Four
$28,080

Significant advantages of the Prius Four (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Hybrid
  • CD player comes standard
  • Many fewer trips to fill-up when driving in the city: 607 miles vs 287 miles

Significant disadvantages of the Prius Four (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • : Automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission

common strengths of the Prius Four and fortwo Passion

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 17.1 ft vs 28.7 ft
  • Inexpensive: $28,080 vs $15,440
  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Toyota Prius Four vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Nissan LEAF SV

2011 Nissan LEAF SV
$33,630

Significant advantages of the LEAF SV (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much better city mileage: 106 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much better highway mileage: 92 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • CD player comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the LEAF SV (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving on the highway: 73 miles vs 357 miles
  • Many more trips to the pumps when driving in the city: 73 miles vs 287 miles
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 37.5 ft vs 28.7 ft

common strengths of the LEAF SV and fortwo Passion

  • None found
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2011 Honda CR-Z

2011 Honda CR-Z
$20,115

Significant advantages of the CR-Z (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Hybrid
  • CD player comes standard
  • Less chance of rolling over during emergency lane change: 5 stars vs 3 stars

Significant disadvantages of the CR-Z (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • : Manual transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Leather not available

common strengths of the CR-Z and fortwo Passion

  • Plenty of gears: 6 vs 5
  • Inexpensive: $20,115 vs $15,440
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda CR-Z vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Honda Insight

2011 Honda Insight
$18,970

Significant advantages of the Insight (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Hybrid
  • CD player comes standard
  • Power steering comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Insight (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Cruise control not available

common strengths of the Insight and fortwo Passion

  • Inexpensive: $18,970 vs $15,440
arrow Compare the 2011 Honda Insight vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2012 Chevrolet Volt

2012 Chevrolet Volt
$39,995

Significant advantages of the Volt (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much better city mileage: 95 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much better highway mileage: 90 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • CD player comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Volt (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Keyless entry not available
  • Many fewer gears: Continuously variable vs 5
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 37.5 ft vs 28.7 ft

common strengths of the Volt and fortwo Passion

  • Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system
arrow Compare the 2012 Chevrolet Volt vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

compared to sports car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to sports car competitors include: it has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available), is significantly more fuel efficient in the city (33 mpg vs 13 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (41 mpg vs 20 mpg), costs less ($15,440 vs $193,230) and significantly tighter turning radius (28.7 ft vs 35.4 ft).

However, on average it is significantly less powerful (70 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 451 HP @ 6,800 RPM), much slower 0-60 time (14.6 seconds vs 4.0 seconds), significantly longer braking distance from 60mph (139 ft vs 110 ft), much slower 1/4 mile time (20.1 s s @ 69.0 mph mph vs 12.4 s s @ 114.8 mph mph) and much lower top speed (90 mph vs 180 mph).

2011 MINI Cooper

2011 MINI Cooper
$20,100

Significant advantages of the Cooper (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 9.1 seconds vs 14.6 seconds
  • Significantly faster 1/4 mile time: 17.0 s s @ 83.0 mph mph vs 20.1 s s @ 69.0 mph mph
  • Significantly higher top speed: 124 mph vs 90 mph

Significant disadvantages of the Cooper (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Significantly wider turning radius: 35.1 ft vs 28.7 ft
  • Power outlets not available

common strengths of the Cooper and fortwo Passion

  • Very fuel efficient on the highway: 37 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Very fuel efficient in the city: 29 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Very inexpensive: $20,100 vs $15,440
arrow Compare the 2011 MINI Cooper vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2012 Honda Civic Si

2012 Honda Civic Si
$22,975

Significant advantages of the Civic Si (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Significantly more powerful: 201 HP @ 7,000 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Better brakes
  • CD player comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Civic Si (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 22 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Significantly worse highway mileage: 31 mpg vs 41 mpg

common strengths of the Civic Si and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 31 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 22 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Very inexpensive: $22,975 vs $15,440
arrow Compare the 2012 Honda Civic Si vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Mazda Miata MX-5 Grand Touring (Hard Top)

2011 Mazda Miata MX-5 Grand Touring (Hard Top)
$30,445

Significant advantages of the Miata MX-5 Grand Touring (Hard Top) (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 7.0 seconds vs 14.6 seconds
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 15.4 s s @ 91.0 mph mph vs 20.1 s s @ 69.0 mph mph
  • Much higher top speed: 134 mph vs 90 mph

Significant disadvantages of the Miata MX-5 Grand Touring (Hard Top) (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 28 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Significantly worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Navigation system not available

common strengths of the Miata MX-5 Grand Touring (Hard Top) and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $30,445 vs $15,440
  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 30.8 ft vs 28.7 ft
arrow Compare the 2011 Mazda Miata MX-5 Grand Touring (Hard Top) vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG

2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG
$61,175

Significant advantages of the C63 AMG (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 4.0 seconds vs 14.6 seconds
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 12.4 s s @ 114.8 mph mph vs 20.1 s s @ 69.0 mph mph
  • Much higher top speed: 186 mph vs 90 mph

Significant disadvantages of the C63 AMG (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 19 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 13 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Significantly more expensive: $61,175 vs $15,440

common strengths of the C63 AMG and fortwo Passion

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
  • Both can be upgraded to include an entertainment system
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz C63 AMG vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Aston Martin DB9

2011 Aston-Martin DB9
$193,230

Significant advantages of the DB9 (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much higher top speed: 180 mph vs 90 mph
  • Much more powerful: 470 HP @ 6,000 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Sportier performance: 8.3 lb/hp vs 25.8 lb/hp

Significant disadvantages of the DB9 (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Paddle shifters not available
  • Much more expensive: $193,230 vs $15,440
  • Much worse highway mileage: 20 mpg vs 41 mpg

common strengths of the DB9 and fortwo Passion

  • Both come standard with leather interiors
  • Both offer a semi-automatic transmission, a nice perk for this class: Semi-automatic transmission vs Semi-automatic transmission
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2011 Aston-Martin DB9 vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

compared to super car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to super car competitors include: it has standard paddle shifters (standard vs not available).

However, on average it is much more sluggish (25.8 lb/hp vs 5.8 lb/hp), is much less powerful (70 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 600 HP @ 6,100 RPM), only has a naturally-aspirated engine (none vs twin turbocharger), much slower 0-60 time (14.6 seconds vs 2.9 seconds) and much longer braking distance from 60mph (139 ft vs 101 ft).

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition

2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition
$96,100

Significant advantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 2.9 seconds vs 14.6 seconds
  • Sportier performance: 7.2 lb/hp vs 25.8 lb/hp
  • Much faster 1/4 mile time: 11.2 s s @ 122.7 mph mph vs 20.1 s s @ 69.0 mph mph

Significant disadvantages of the GT-R Black Edition (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • None found

common strengths of the GT-R Black Edition and fortwo Passion

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
arrow Compare the 2012 Nissan GT-R Black Edition vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10

2010 Dodge Viper SRT-10
$96,681

Significant advantages of the Viper SRT-10 (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Sportier performance: 5.8 lb/hp vs 25.8 lb/hp
  • Much more powerful: 600 HP @ 6,100 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the Viper SRT-10 (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the Viper SRT-10 and fortwo Passion

  • None found
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compared to full-size SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to full-size SUV competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (33 mpg vs 14 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (41 mpg vs 20 mpg), costs less ($15,440 vs $60,720), much tighter turning radius (28.7 ft vs 43.9 ft) and slightly shorter braking distance from 60mph (139 ft vs 147 ft).

However, on average it has much less cargo space (7.8 ft3 vs 137.4 ft3), is much less powerful (70 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM), has much fewer seats (2 vs 8), is much more sluggish (25.8 lb/hp vs 18.3 lb/hp) and has significantly fewer airbags (4 vs 5).

2011 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT

2011 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT
$45,795

Significant advantages of the Suburban 1500 LT (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much more cargo room: 137.4 ft3 vs 7.8 ft3
  • Much more powerful: 320 HP @ 5,400 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Child door locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Suburban 1500 LT (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse city mileage: 15 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much worse highway mileage: 21 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Much wider turning radius: 43.0 ft vs 28.7 ft

common strengths of the Suburban 1500 LT and fortwo Passion

  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Suburban 1500 LT vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Lincoln Navigator L

2011 Lincoln Navigator L
$60,720

Significant advantages of the Navigator L (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much more cargo room: 128.2 ft3 vs 7.8 ft3
  • Much more powerful: 310 HP @ 5,100 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Child door locks comes standard

Significant disadvantages of the Navigator L (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse city mileage: 14 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much worse highway mileage: 20 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Much wider turning radius: 43.9 ft vs 28.7 ft

common strengths of the Navigator L and fortwo Passion

  • Both come standard with leather interiors
arrow Compare the 2011 Lincoln Navigator L vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

compared to cargo van competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to cargo van competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (33 mpg vs 13 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (41 mpg vs 17 mpg), costs less ($15,440 vs $42,925), has much more airbags (4 vs 2) and has slightly more gears (5 vs 4).

However, on average it is slightly more sluggish (25.8 lb/hp vs 16.9 lb/hp), gets significantly less from a tank of gas in the city (287 miles vs 403 miles), gets much less from a tank of gas on the highway (357 miles vs 527 miles), has much less cargo space (7.8 ft3 vs 547.0 ft3) and is much less powerful (70 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 310 HP @ 5,200 RPM).

2011 Chevrolet Express 1500 Cargo

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$31,015

Significant advantages of the Express 1500 Cargo (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much more powerful: 310 HP @ 5,200 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 2 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 24,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Express 1500 Cargo (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse city mileage: 13 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much worse highway mileage: 17 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Semi-independent

common strengths of the Express 1500 Cargo and fortwo Passion

  • Both vehicles can make tight turns: 43.4 ft vs 28.7 ft
  • Both have outstanding airbag coverage: 3 vs 4
  • Both have electronic stability control
arrow Compare the 2011 Chevrolet Express 1500 Cargo vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase

2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase
$42,925

Significant advantages of the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much more cargo room: 547.0 ft3 vs 7.8 ft3
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 2 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 24,000 mile

Significant disadvantages of the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Rougher suspension: Live vs Semi-independent
  • Lacks auxiliary audio input jack
  • Much wider turning radius: 54.6 ft vs 28.7 ft

common strengths of the Sprinter 2500 Cargo Long Wheelbase and fortwo Passion

  • Both have electronic stability control
  • Both have keyless entry
  • Power locks availability
arrow Compare the 2011 Mercedes-Benz Long Wheelbase vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

compared to truck and SUV competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to truck and SUV competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (33 mpg vs 14 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (41 mpg vs 19 mpg), costs less ($15,440 vs $26,794), has an auxiliary audio input jack and has smoother suspension (semi-independent vs live).

However, on average it is much less powerful (70 HP @ 5,800 RPM vs 302 HP @ 6,500 RPM), has significantly fewer seats (2 vs 4), is much more sluggish (25.8 lb/hp vs 15.5 lb/hp), gets significantly less from a tank of gas in the city (287 miles vs 442 miles) and gets significantly less from a tank of gas on the highway (357 miles vs 598 miles).

2011 Ford F150 Regular Cab XL

2011 Ford F150 Regular Cab XL
$24,090

Significant advantages of the F150 Regular Cab XL (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 2 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 24,000 mile
  • Much more powerful: 302 HP @ 6,500 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the F150 Regular Cab XL (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse city mileage: 17 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much worse highway mileage: 23 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the F150 Regular Cab XL and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 23 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Very inexpensive: $24,090 vs $15,440
  • Both offer an upgrade to a navigation system
arrow Compare the 2011 Ford F150 Regular Cab XL vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Suzuki Equator Extended Cab Sport

2011 Suzuki Equator Extended Cab Sport
$26,794

Significant advantages of the Equator Extended Cab Sport (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 3 year vs 2 year
  • Much longer basic warranty: 36,000 mile vs 24,000 mile
  • Much more powerful: 261 HP @ 5,600 RPM vs 70 HP @ 5,800 RPM

Significant disadvantages of the Equator Extended Cab Sport (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 19 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 14 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Paddle shifters not available

common strengths of the Equator Extended Cab Sport and fortwo Passion

  • Both can turn on a dime: 21.8 ft vs 28.7 ft
  • Inexpensive: $26,794 vs $15,440
arrow Compare the 2011 Suzuki Equator Extended Cab Sport vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

compared to luxury car competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the fortwo Passion compared to luxury car competitors include: it is much more fuel efficient in the city (33 mpg vs 15 mpg), is much more fuel efficient on the highway (41 mpg vs 21 mpg), costs less ($15,440 vs $68,475), has significantly more gears (5 vs continuously variable) and has better traction (rear-wheel drive vs front-wheel drive).

However, on average it lacks continously-variable transmission (traditional vs continuously variable), has much fewer seats (2 vs 5), is much more sluggish (25.8 lb/hp vs 9.2 lb/hp), gets significantly less from a tank of gas in the city (287 miles vs 443 miles) and gets much less from a tank of gas on the highway (357 miles vs 633 miles).

2011 Jaguar Supercharged

2011 Jaguar Supercharged
$68,475

Significant advantages of the Supercharged (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 5 year vs 2 year
  • CD player comes standard
  • Much faster 0-60 mph time: 4.4 seconds vs 14.6 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the Supercharged (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much worse highway mileage: 21 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Much worse city mileage: 15 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much wider turning radius: 37.7 ft vs 28.7 ft

common strengths of the Supercharged and fortwo Passion

  • Both come standard with paddle shifters
  • Both have power outlets
arrow Compare the 2011 Jaguar Supercharged vs the 2011 Smart fortwo Passion

2011 Audi A6 Premium

2011 Audi A6 Premium
$46,075

Significant advantages of the A6 Premium (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • CD player comes standard
  • Much longer-lasting basic warranty: 4 year vs 2 year
  • Has continuously variable transmission: Continuously variable vs Traditional

Significant disadvantages of the A6 Premium (vs the fortwo Passion)

  • Much wider turning radius: 39.0 ft vs 28.7 ft
  • Much worse city mileage: 21 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Much worse highway mileage: 30 mpg vs 41 mpg

common strengths of the A6 Premium and fortwo Passion

  • Both very efficient on the highway: 30 mpg vs 41 mpg
  • Both very efficient in the city: 21 mpg vs 33 mpg
  • Inexpensive: $46,075 vs $15,440
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