Smart is a brand of small cars whose lineage traces back to a Swiss watchmaker. In the United States, the Smart lineup consists solely of the small monocoque fortwo coupe and cabriolet. Smart is a division of Daimler AG, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz.

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For many, the way a car performs is a key criterion for which car to purchase. Our Velocity Index helps determine which vehicles are the best all-around performers taking in to consideration a balance of factors such as acceleration and handling. A higher number is better.

Model Velocity Index
Smart Fortwo 44-51
Smart electric drive 47
Smart electric drive cabriolet 43
Smart Fortwo cabrio 38-40

Note: Bar graphs denote the composite performance for the model. "*" indicates models with incomplete data.

For more information, view our new car performance guide.