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Overall verdict

The Top Gear car review:Smart ForTwo

Overall verdict
Far, far better than the last one, but still likely to remain a niche purchase.


Vast improvement over the old ForTwo, better drivetrain


Still too impractical for many, hardly cheap, design purity has been lost


What is it?

The all-new version of the most compact city car out there. Born of Smart’s tie-up with Renault, a marriage that’s also yielded a new ForFour and Twingo, the new ForTwo retains the 269cm length of its predecessor (despite the addition of a small safety-inspired ‘bonnet’) but gains 11cm in width

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