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We went and looked at the new 2016 Smart Car yesterday. Very much liked what they've done to the new one. So we traded our 2012 Passon in for a new 2016 Prime. It is a step above the old one but the entire car has improved. From he body style of the overall proforance. The extra 4 inches in the width makes for more comfort inside. The ride is much improved and a pleasure, not stiff and harsh as before. The new engine with turbo and six speed trasmission make for nice driving. This new Smart Car I believe is daylight and dark Compared to our previous one in comfort, ride and proforance. The new blue tooth so a game changer also. Still learning how to use all the new whistles and bells.


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As soon as the convertible is available I'll be driving mine.


Have fun in yours.



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Not a true automatic but with dual clutches, the shifts happen just like a regular auto. The only thing you will notice is when starting out. It will still roll just like any other clutch equipped car. After that, it is a LOT smoother driving than the older model.

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I'd also be interested in info on 4-down towing of the new smart...... Anyone researched that yet?

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