2013 smart fortwo  RealSafeCars71Safety Rating

#61 of 2013 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#116 of all 2013 vehicles

Pictured: 2017 smart fortwo
The fortwo, a mainstay of smart's lineup since 2008, is a mini sedan/hatchback with seating up to 2. Strong on technology, it has offered Android Auto since 2017. Exceeding the average MPG (miles per gallon) for its class, it reduces fuel costs and the carbon footprint. smart offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2013 smart fortwo is somewhat unsafe compared to all vehicles.

Comparison to all vehicles.  This plot shows RSC safety scores on the horizontal axis vs. the number of vehicles with each safety score (depicted by bar height and percentages at the bottom). Colors reflect vehicle safety, ranging from red (not that safe) to green (safer). For reference, a score of 0 implies a 0.15% chance of driver death (13% chance of driver injury) over 15 years, and a score of 100 reflects a 0.016% chance (1.4% chance of driver injury). The 2013 smart fortwo has a score of 71, implying a 0.054% chance of driver death (4.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2013 smart fortwo has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0539% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 6.1605%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0539% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 6.1605% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2013 smart fortwo is 16% more likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2013 smart fortwo is 7% more likely to result in a fatal accident.

And it is safer than many comparable models.

8228Hyundai AccentChevrolet SparkNissan VersaFord Fiestasmart fortwoChevrolet SonicKia SoulMazda 2Kia RioToyota YarisComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2013 smart fortwo with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 28 to 82. The 2013 smart fortwo is safer than the 2013 Hyundai Accent, the 2013 Chevrolet Spark, the 2013 Nissan Versa, the 2013 Ford Fiesta, the 2013 Toyota Yaris, the 2013 Kia Rio, the 2013 Mazda 2, and the 2013 Kia Soul.

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