Smart

About Smart

Logo for Smart

The Smart brand is owned by Germany's Daimler and managed by subsidiary Mercedes-Benz, whose dealers sell the cars in the U.S. market. Smart currently markets one model, the two-seat ForTwo, which comes in hardtop and convertible forms. The smallest car in the U.S. market, the ForTwo is widely criticized for its fussy single-clutch automated manual transmission that can bog down and shift jerkily. For what it sacrifices in seats and space, its mileage is only so-so, and it prefers premium gas. Plans for a U.S.-market ForFour four-seater were scrapped, as was the European product itself, though Smart is working with its parent company to develop a battery-electric version that could bring new life to a brand that's been a consistent money loser and whose U.S. sales have dwindled since its initial splash.

Headquartered in Boblingen, Germany, Smart is owned by Daimler AG.

Search Incentives

Find Smart rebates, discount financing and loyalty incentives in your area.

See Incentives