Smart cars are considered because the environment-friendly cars offering good fuel efficiency and take less space within the parking. But the priority is: Are these cars safe to drive?
When we mention smart cars the primary thing that involves our mind is compact.
The term smart is that the combination of the swatch, Mercedes and art.
Initially, when the sales of compact cars were bogged down then Hayek and Swatch started a venture by giving complete rights to Daimler-Benz.
In 2008, the increase in oil prices increased the demand for smart cars also.
For the 2016 model year, U.S Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) rates, the fuel efficiency of the car is 32 miles per gallon(mpg) and 39 mpg for city and highway respectively.
In 2008 and 2009, the inflation of gas prices increased the sale of smart cars within the U.S.
Crash tests for these cars were done by the independent insurance institute highway safety leading to a 5-star rating.
Heavier cars are always preferred over small cars in terms of safety.
The cost of compact cars is sort of high and may go up to 80 miles per hour. People who love driving environmentally friendly cars like better to spend money on conventional subcompact or a compact with better mileage.
So, the tiny car is ideal for 2 people commuting to the local market and nearby places. These cars are safe for commuting during a short distance around and not built for long road trips.