2017 smart fortwo  RealSafeCars88Safety Rating

#4 of 2017 Sedan/Hatchback/Wagons

#23 of all 2017 vehicles

The fortwo, a mainstay of smart's lineup since 2008, is a mini sedan/hatchback with seating up to 2. The fortwo has offered Android Auto since 2017. smart offers a 4-year, 50,000-mile basic/powertrain warranty on its lineup.

The 2017 smart fortwo is safe 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 2017 smart fortwo has a score of 88, implying a 0.031% chance of driver death (2.8% chance of injury).

We estimate that the 2017 smart fortwo has a vehicle lifetime fatality chance of 0.0313% and a vehicle lifetime injury chance of 3.569%, meaning the average driver has a 0.0313% chance of dying in an accident if they drive the car under regular conditions for fifteen years, and a 3.569% chance of being injured.

Compared to the average vehicle, the 2017 smart fortwo is 33% less likely to result in a fatal accident. Compared to other sedans, hatchbacks, and wagons, the 2017 smart fortwo is 38% less likely to result in a fatal accident.


And it is safer than many comparable models.

10020Hyundai AccentNissan VersaToyota Yaris iAChevrolet SparkFIAT 500Kia Riosmart fortwoNissan Versa NoteKia SoulFord FiestaHonda FitChevrolet SonicComparison to similar models.  This plot compares the RSC rating of the 2017 smart fortwo with its main competition. Models are plotted on a scale from 20 to 100. The 2017 smart fortwo is safer than the 2017 Hyundai Accent, the 2017 Nissan Versa, the 2017 Toyota Yaris iA, the 2017 Chevrolet Spark, the 2017 FIAT 500, the 2017 Kia Rio, the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic, the 2017 Honda Fit, the 2017 Ford Fiesta, the 2017 Kia Soul, and the 2017 Nissan Versa Note.

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