Smart Electric Drive (2014)
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Smart Electric Drive (2014): 25 facts and highlights

1. higher maximum torque

Torque is a measurement of an engine’s power, closely related to horsepower. More torque indicates a more powerful car, and is also a good indication of its acceleration.
130Nm
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 400Nm

2. longer wheelbase

The wheelbase is the distance between the center of the front and rear wheels. A longer wheelbase provides the car with more stability and a smoother ride (although a shorter wheelbase can provide more responsive handling).
1.87m
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 3.07m

3. better fuel economy (city)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
2.3l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

4. greater cargo volume

A larger cargo area is more practical as it allows you to transport more things.
221l
Mini Clubman (2014): 1068l

5. shorter length

2.69m
Renault Twizy EV 13kW (2014): 2.34m

6. smaller turn radius

The turn radius indicates the smallest circular turn a car can make. With a smaller turn radius it is easier to perform a U-turn in one attempt instead of having to reverse back and forth in order to turn around.
8.7m
Scion iQ2 (2014): 4.2m

7. better fuel economy (highway)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
3l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

8. better fuel economy (combined)

Fuel economy is a measurement of fuel efficiency, based on how far you can travel with a certain amount of petrol (gasoline). A lower fuel economy means the car will be cheaper to run.
2.6l/100 km
Peugeot 301 Berline (2014): 0l/100 km

9. width

1.56m
Peugeot 208 Allure (2014): 1m

10. height

1.54m
Honda CR-Z (2014): 1.39m

11. more headroom (front)

More headroom in the front of the car makes for a more comfortable driving experience, and is especially important for taller people.
1.01m
Mini Clubman (2014): 1.06m

12. more battery power

With more battery power you can travel on the electric motor further before having to recharge, or in the case of a hybrid switching to the petrol (gasoline) engine.
17.6kWh
Toyota Prius C One (2014): 45kWh

13. Is an electric car

An electric car runs off a battery that can be recharged at home or at public charging points. Due to the savings costs of electricity compared to petrol (gasoline) it can greatly reduce running costs, and is also better for the environment as the car produces 0 emissions.
Smart Electric Drive (2014)
8% have it

14. more airbags

Airbags are designed to cushion occupants in the event of an impact. The standard number is around six as some cars now incorporate additional ones, such as knee airbags, side airbags and side curtain airbags.
8
Chevrolet Sonic LS (2014): 10

15. Has rear-wheel drive

Rear-wheel drive benefits from increased traction when accelerating, as the weight of the vehicle shifts to the rear over the drive wheels. The weight of the car is also more evenly distributed, resulting in improved handling.
Smart Electric Drive (2014)
6% have it

16. more horsepower

Horsepower is the most common unit for measuring the power of an engine.
74hp
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo 535i (2014): 306hp

17. charge time

The time it takes to fully charge the battery.
6h
BMW i3 (2014): 0.5h

18. longer basic warranty (years)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): 160000yrs

19. longer drivetrain warranty (years)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
4yrs
Nissan Versa Note S (2014): 10yrs

20. longer basic warranty (km)

The basic warranty of a car covers all aspects other than parts which are subject to normal wear and tear, such as windscreen wipers and brake pads. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Clio GT TCe 120 (2014): Unlimited km

21. longer drivetrain warranty (km)

The drivetrain warranty covers parts of the car such as the engine, transmission, driveshaft etc. This is usually longer than the basic warranty. It lasts either a certain number of years or amount of kilometres driven.
80467km
Hyundai Veloster (2014): 160934km

22. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Ford Focus ST (2014): 2

23. weight

949.82kg
Opel Ampera Positiv (2014): 1.69kg

24. faster top speed

The fastest speed that the car can reach.
125km/h
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014): 255km/h

25. faster acceleration (0-100)

The time it takes for the car to accelerate from 0-100 kilometres per hour.
11.5s
Renault Megane RS 265 (2014): 6s

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