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The average insurance costs for a Smart Fortwo is only $600 a year, about half the national average. A 2017 Smart Fortwo starts at a base price of $14,650 with an annual insurance cost–to–base car price ratio at a low 4%, making the Smart Fortwo one of the cheapest cars to insure.

The Smart Fortwo has been around since 1998 and it is currently in its third generation. The subcompact car is known for its excellent fuel economy, small size and easy maneuverability. By early 2015, the company has produced more than 1.7 million Fortwo models worldwide.

Insurance companies determine the insurance cost for a Smart Fortwo based on safety ratings, theft rates, replacement costs and overall damage susceptibility. Insurance rates can change based on your driving history and location. If you’re considering a Smart Fortwo, grab quotes from several insurance companies to find the lowest premium possible before you commit. Do your research to see if you qualify for insurance discounts.

Smart Fortwo money-saving safety features

You could save money on car insurance for your Smart Fortwo if it comes equipped with these safety features.

  • Anti-lock brakes
  • Stability control
  • Airbags
  • Seatbelt pretensioners
  • Anti theft system
Name Product Gap insurance Homeowner discount Telematics Has an app? Available states
Progressive
loan/lease coverage
Yes
Snapshot
Yes
All 50 states & DC
Discover coverage that’s broader than competitors, valuable discounts up to 30% off and perks like shrinking deductibles that reward no claims.
Pretected
Yes
Depends on provider
No
No
All 50 states
Get your most compatible insurance options via a "smart matching" method aimed at finding you value.
The AARP Auto Insurance Program from the Hartford
Yes
Yes
TrueLane®
No
All 50 states
Enjoy low rates for mature drivers, plus perks like new car replacement and lifetime repair guarantees. Only for drivers over age 50.
Root
No
Yes
Telematics only
Yes
Available in 31 states
Track your driving to receive a low rate that reflects your driving skills, and enjoy a fully app-based policy experience.
Assurance
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
All states except AK & HI
This broker shines with over 600 positive customer reviews, more top ratings than any broker we've compared.
Travelers
Yes
Yes, up to 5%
IntelliDrive
All states except AK, HI, KS, MI, ND, SD, WV, WY
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How safe is the Smart Fortwo?

The 2017 Smart Fortwo received a 4-Star Overall Safety Rating from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The side crash test received five stars, the highest possible rating, from the NHTSA. The government organization also awarded a four star safety rating for the frontal crash test and the rollover crash test. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety only rated the moderate overlap front crash test and the side impact crash test, both of which received the highest possible safety rating.

The Smart Fortwo model includes a proximity warning system, rear parking assistance and crosswind assistance.

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