Sub-£10K price for new entry-level Smart pure

Smart ForTwo and ForFour ranges expanded with low-cost pure versions

Smart has expanded its range with two new entry-level models, so you can now own a brand-new Smart for less than £10,000

Forming the foundation of the Smart range beneath the more expensive passion, prime and Brabus sport versions, the Smart ForTwo pure and Smart ForFour pure have a three-cylinder, 71bhp petrol engine and a five-speed manual gearbox for low emissions and fuel economy of 67.3mpg.

Both pure models feature electric windows and door mirrors, remote central locking, a height-adjustable steering wheel and driver’s seat and LED daytime running lights. The trademark Tridion safety cell is finished in black, contrasting with one of nine different body colours. Costs are kept down with 15-inch plastic-trimmed steel wheels and – although air-conditioning isn’t fitted – automatic climate control can be added for £575.

The Smart ForTwo and ForTwo passion add 15-inch alloy wheels, automatic climate control and orange highlights to the seats and dashboard, while prime models add heated driver and passenger seats, a glazed panoramic roof and dashboard rev-counter and clock, as well as unique alloy wheels.

The prime sport builds on this with lowered sports suspension, 16-inch alloy wheels and black leather on the seats and steering wheel, while the Brabus sport package pays visual homage to a famous tuner of cars made by Mercedes – Smart’s parent company.

The introduction of a less expensive model makes the Smart ForTwo and ForFour more competitive with the mechanically similar Renault Twingo, which is only available in long-wheelbase four-seat from. However, the entry-level Twingo Expression still handily undercuts the Smart ForFour pure.

The two-seat Smart ForTwo pure is priced at £9,995 while the longer four-seat ForFour pure costs £10,490. Both models are available to order now, with customer deliveries commencing from July.

Recommended

Top 10 cheapest electric cars 2022
2021 Citroen Ami
Best cars
12 Jan 2022

Top 10 cheapest electric cars 2022

Top 10 smallest cars to buy 2022
Citroen Ami - front
Best cars
11 Jan 2022

Top 10 smallest cars to buy 2022

Most Popular

UK road tax 2022: VED tax rates and bands explained
2021 Road Tax explained
Car tax
20 Jan 2022

UK road tax 2022: VED tax rates and bands explained

Top 10 best economical 4x4s, SUVs and crossovers 2022
Peugeot 3008 SUV front cornering
Best cars
6 Jan 2022

Top 10 best economical 4x4s, SUVs and crossovers 2022

Top 10 best used small cars 2022
Ford Fiesta Mk7
Best cars
14 Jan 2022

Top 10 best used small cars 2022

Tips & advice

View All
Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide
Car dashboard symbols and meanings
Tips and advice
10 Aug 2021

Car dashboard warning lights: the complete guide

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide
Electric car charging station
Tips and advice
5 Nov 2021

Electric car charging stations: a complete guide

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?
PCP vs HP
Tips and advice
29 Sep 2021

PCP vs HP – which type of car finance is right for you?

Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Average speed cameras: how do they work?
Tips and advice
23 Jul 2021

Average speed cameras: how do they work?

Best cars

View All
Top 10 best car interiors 2022
Peugeot 208 hatchback
Best cars
25 Jun 2021

Top 10 best car interiors 2022

Top 10 best electric cars 2022
Ioniq 5
Best cars
19 Jan 2022

Top 10 best electric cars 2022

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2022
Toyota Prius front 3/4 cornering
Best cars
17 Jan 2022

Top 10 best cheap-to-run cars 2022

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks 2022
Audi RS 3 driving - front view
Hot hatches
27 Oct 2021

The UK's top 10 fastest hot hatchbacks 2022