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smart fortwo Reliability by Model Generation

Results are for year ending September 30, 2017. Only successfully completed repairs are currently included in the analysis. Routine maintenance, most wear items, recalls, and problems fixed with just a reflash or warning light reset are not included.
Year and Model % of Average Repair Frequency  
2008 - 2015 smart fortwo Reliability by Generation2008 - 2015 smart fortwo
13.4285714286% Best 61% Worst
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Reliability And Durability of the smart fortwo

smart fortwo Reliability And Durability: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 2dr Convertible 70-horsepower 1.0L I3
5-speed automated manual RWD
Five-star safety rating in the U.S. The durability in Europe has been exceptional. Although this is the first year in the United States (2008 model), it has a high reliability rating in Europe. full 2008 smart fortwo review
smart fortwo Reliability And Durability: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 2dr Hatch 70-horsepower 1.0L I3
5-speed automated manual RWD
4 major breakdowns within 15 months of ownership full 2008 smart fortwo review
2008 2dr Hatch 70-horsepower 1.0L I3
5-speed automated manual RWD
bad warranty full 2008 smart fortwo review