Smart cars on DesperateSeller.co.uk

When smart launched its City-Coupe and City Cabrio in 1998, it's fair to say it was a little ahead of its time. The concept of an ultra-compact, economical city car with a funky image designed expressly for use in town is one that's being employed extensively by manufacturers today.

Most popular selling Smart models ranked by popularity


Forfour  car for sale
498 cars
Forfour car for sale

498 available

    From  £790       To  £19,995

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Fortwo Coupe car for sale
297 cars
Fortwo Coupe car for sale

297 available

    From  £1,790       To  £18,500

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Fortwo car for sale
229 cars
Fortwo car for sale

229 available

    From  £489       To  £21,653

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Fortwo Cabrio car for sale
62 cars
Fortwo Cabrio car for sale

62 available

    From  £2,517       To  £16,000

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Roadster car for sale
19 cars
Roadster car for sale

19 available

    From  £1,695       To  £19,995

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City Coupe car for sale
18 cars
City Coupe car for sale

18 available

    From  £1,095       To  £5,995

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Roadster   Coupe car for sale
9 cars
Roadster Coupe car for sale

9 available

    From  £4,885       To  £6,750

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Fortwo Passion car for sale
2 cars
Fortwo Passion car for sale

2 available

    From  £3,995       To  £3,995

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City Passion car for sale
2 cars
City Passion car for sale

2 available

    From  £5,350       To  £5,350

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Smart in stats

Popular models: | Forfour (44%) | Fortwo Coupe (26%) | Fortwo (20%) | Fortwo Cabrio (5%) | Roadster (2%) | City Coupe (2%) | Roadster Coupe (1%) | Fortwo Passion (0%) | City Passion (0%)
Popular body styles: | Hatchback (40%) | Coupe (32%) | Convertible (9%) | Saloon (4%)
Transmissions: | Automatic (55%) | Manual (45%)
Fuel types: | Diesel (1%) | Electric (1%) | Petrol (98%)
Engines: | 0.6 (1%) | 1000cc (65%) | 1100cc (1%) | 1500cc (1%) | 700cc (5%) | 800cc (1%) | 900cc (19%)
Popular colors: | Orange | Grey | Green | Brown | Blue
Popular derivatives: Brabus | Iceshine | Passion | Pulse | Pure |


A historic view on Smart

When the first smarts came on the scene, UK buyers didn't quite know what to make of it but now the brand's foresight is being appreciated, smart used cars are a very attractive proposition. Smart cars looked rather expensive when new, considering how little car you were getting for your money, but they work extremely well in town once you've got the hang of the idiosyncratic clutchless gearbox. Both coupe and convertible came in a wide range of different colour schemes, so it will be unusual to find two pre-owned smarts that look the same. The smart city car was renamed the Fortwo in 2004, making way for the larger Forfour supermini model which shared a platform with the Mitsubishi Colt. The smart Roadster had also been introduced by this stage and remains a decent bet as a used second hand sports car with low running costs. By 2006 smart's expansion plans had been scaled back with both the Forfour and the Roadster having been discontinued. Best smart second hand car is the second generation Fortwo launched in 2007. The better gearbox, higher quality interior, increased space and a smoother driving experience made this a big improvement over the original. A smart used car will hold its value better than the average city car model, so buy a used smart and you should get a decent return when you sell it on.

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