This review focuses on the car Â«Smart ForFourÂ», which is rare on domestic routes. In this case, prior to the acquisition of this machine in my property and used cars of different brands and classes, so there is complete information for comparative analysis.
Car released in 2004 with an engine capacity of 1.3 liters and 95 hp with manual transmission. The car was purchased last year without major technical deviations and involvement in road traffic accidents. Was bought for making trips within urban areas as a great combination of price, quality and ergonomics.
Machine Â«Smart ForFourÂ» - this is the same Â«MITSUBISHI COLTÂ» (it is composed of: a platform, engine, transmission). Based on this very low maintenance cost, and availability of a wide range of spare parts for the car model. The company "Mercedes" took only his body and interior. The body is made of all-metal material, lined with plastic panels. This innovation contributed to the high rates of resistance at the surface of the impact of external factors, the reduction in vehicle weight, relatively low cost is a body (the same technology used by the French car manufacturers). It should be noted that the large difference between the ambient temperature, there are significant gaps between the plastic.
Commendable and high ergonomics car. The reason for this - body color 2 colors, which overcame original. In this case, the metal part is painted in one color and the plastic panels - in another.
Vehicle interior Â«Smart ForFourÂ» comfortable enough, with interiors - original. With the growth of 170 centimeters, people feel comfortable behind the wheel. The driver is available in a wide viewing angle.
Driver's seat - comfortable and convenient, with all required functional car at hand. Surprising unusual arrangement of buttons control power windows (their location next to the handbrake - pretty innovative solution).
The rear passenger seats are designed for two people, while there is the likelihood that can fit and three passengers, but it will be absolutely comfortable. Folding seats can comfortably sleep in full growth.
The machine has high performance driving characteristics. Engine power is sufficient for driving on city streets, and fuel consumption - insignificant. Transmission has a mild high levels of control.
As standard, the manufacturers provided him the following items: 4 airbags, ABS and ESP, hydraulic power steering, standard air conditioning, power windows, music system, central locking, electric adjustable headlights.
Speaking of efficiency, the car spends in the city up to 7 liters of fuel, and the track up to 5 liters per 100 kilometers, with an average speed of 100 kilometers per hour. Excellent performance for this class of vehicles.
The cost of the maintenance of the order of 5,000 rubles, the brake pads will cost 800 rubles.
Thus, this car is an excellent choice of vehicle for every day, low fuel consumption and maintenance - make it a great competitor in this series cars. To the future owner of the car to retrieve external ergonomic vehicle with high comfort interior.