In July 2014 Concern Daimler presented the new compact Smart ForTwo 3 generation and modification of four-seater Smart ForFour 2 generation, which, unlike its predecessor, has become a completely different car.
If the previous ForFour has been constructed on the basis of a hatchback of Mitsubishi Colt, the new, in fact, is a modification of the elongated ForTwo – the basis for both models laid down rear-wheel drive rear-chassis, developed jointly with Renault, and also used to a little earlier presented Twingo 3.
Models & Prices Smart ForFour 2 (2016).
|1.0 MT||$15,200||1.0 petrol (71 bhp)||Manual (5)||rear|
|1.0 Passion MT||$17,000||1.0 petrol (71 bhp)||Manual (5)||rear|
|1.0 Prime MT||$17,900||1.0 petrol (71 bhp)||Manual (5)||rear|
|0.9 AMT||$18,000||0.9 petrol (90 bhp)||Automatic (6)||rear|
|1.0 Proxy MT||$18,400||1.0 petrol (71 bhp)||Manual (5)||rear|
|0.9 Passion AMT||$19,900||0.9 petrol (90 bhp)||Automatic (6)||rear|
|0.9 Prime AMT||$20,800||0.9 petrol (90 bhp)||Automatic (6)||rear|
|0.9 Proxy AMT||$22,400||0.9 petrol (90 bhp)||Automatic (6)||rear|
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The new Smart ForFour (2016) has the same width (1660 mm) and height (1550 mm), which two-door, but the size of the wheelbase is increased from 1873 to 2494 mm and the total length is 3490 mm, which is about 250 mm shorter than the previous generation of machines. Cargo space sostavlet 185 liters, and with folded rear couch backside compartment increases to 730 liters.
Externally both models have now become much more similar than before. Making their lighting and the new grille are identical, the differences boil down to the number of side doors and handles registration of their opening. Later it became available for four-door package Urban Style, upgraded with the function multimedia MirrorLink, as well as special holders for tablet computers.
Buyers of the new Smart Forfour (2016) can choose from three petrol engines available for the car. The first version will be available with a 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine capacity of 72 hp (91 Nm) and 90-horsepower (135 Nm) turbocharged unit working volume of 0.9 liters.
Transmission for them – 5-speed manual or 6-band Twinamic robot with two clutches. Later in the series will be a distinguished 60-strong aspirated, and “charged” modification of the Brabus and fully electric version, the details of which are not reported.
Among other features of the new Smart ForFour (2015-2016) can be noted that open almost 90 degrees to the back door to enter/exit convenience, down folding front passenger seat for the transport of long-length and small turning radius, which is 8.65 meters (from the curb to-curb) and 8.95 m (wall to wall).
news premiered at the Paris Motor Show in 2014, while European sales were launched in the autumn. Prices for the new Smart Forfour 2016 start from $15,200 ($800 more two-door expensive) for the base version with a 71-horsepower engine and manual transmission. A car with a more powerful turbo engine 90 hp worth at least $18,000, and for the car in the top-end version of the Proxy dealers ask $22,400.