Consider buying this car only and if only you are gonna use it on a daytime job to home and small courses. 1 hour max on the Highway. The driver is gonna go crazy with the noise and handling of the car on the Highway. Don't plan big trips with it. It wasn't designed to do it. It was designed to park anywhere, and cost nearly nothing in fuel.
Fun little (seriously) car!
2011 Smart FortwoJesse Waldron - villa rica, GA08/30/2015
way, way easy to park, and get around in the city. For one person, who periodically takes passengers, very comfy and easy to drive. Good basic driving.. this is not for a motor enthusiast... this is a stable, functional kind of fun car. I've gotten through traffic situations where I would have been stuck in my old civic over and over again, as this this is just so darn small, but inside, it doesn't feel like it.
It's fun but not a car. It would definitely depend on the friend. Again - the Smart is NOT a car. Many people who've been disappointed with the Smart are comparing it to a car and I've decided that that is not what the Smart actually is. It's actually a go-cart. Gas mileage, performance, handling, comfort are equivalent to a go-cart with a nice interior and a surprising amount of clever storage space. So if you think it might be fun to drive a go-cart daily, the Smart is for you. I personally love it. I grocery shop, take long-ish trips in it, take my dogs too and from the park in it, etc etc. It's my daily driver.
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