Product Type: Smart cars
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Smart & Pulse
Smart & Pulse
Date: 30/08/00, updated on 30/08/00 (314 review reads)
Advantages: Small and nippy
Disadvantages: Not good for long journeys
What an excellent invention the Smart really is. Up until now there has not really been too much choice when it comes to alternative means of transport. You either had a petrol guzzler or a scooter. But now we have a third choice in the Smart.
The Smart is certainly not what we expect in a car, and should probably not be viewed upon as a car in the traditional sense. It should probably be seen more as a scooter with a roof. If you drive a lot of miles or plan to go on long trips then stay away from these guys. But on the other hand, if you only take your car to work, to the shops etc. then this is the choice for you.
Cheap to buy, cheap to run and cheap to insure. A small environmentally friendly engine which is good news for the planet. Low running costs and cheap parts. Easy parking is also a very big advantage in the city. If you live in a rural community you will probably want to steer clear of these, but in the city they are invaluable.
As a runaround, a second car or a city car the Smart really is ideal