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Smart fortwo

Model Year Comparison

Worst Model Year
2009
Worst Category
transmission Problems

We don't have a lot of complaints on file for the Smart fortwo — feel free to add yours here. It's either not very popular ... or it's very, very good.

Although the 2008 Smart fortwo has the most overall complaints, we rate the 2009 model year as worse because of other possible factors such as higher repair cost or more problems at lower mileage. The most-reported problem is also with the 2008 Smart fortwo for intermittently won't engage reverse.

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