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Smart Fortwo insurance rates

Average Smart Fortwo insurance rates

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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.

Our top pick: Progressive

Discover coverage that’s broader than competitors, valuable discounts up to 30% off and perks like shrinking deductibles that reward no claims.

  • Broad coverage, including for custom car parts or ridesharing
  • Transparent pricing tools that help you buy within budget
  • Accident forgiveness on small claims or for staying claim-free
  • Stack a variety of discounts for multiple cars, autopay or homeownership

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Name Product Roadside assistance New car protection Accident forgiveness Safe driver discount Available states
Progressive
Optional
30%
All 50 states
Discover coverage that’s broader than competitors, valuable discounts up to 30% off and perks like shrinking deductibles that reward no claims.
USAA
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Yes
All 50 states
Affordable car insurance with highly rated customer service. Only available to military members and veterans and their family.
Allstate
13%
All 50 states
Your dedicated agent can help you find the best savings with multiple discounts and rewards programs.
The AARP Auto Insurance Program from The Hartford
Optional
Yes
All 50 states & DC
Drivers over age 50 can enjoy low rates and perks designed for mature drivers, plus freebies and AARP member perks like free replacement cost coverage.
Liberty Mutual
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30%
All 50 states
Earn free accident forgiveness after five years claims-free and customize your policy anytime online at the tap of a button.
Esurance
40%
All states except AK, DE, HI, MT, NH, VT, WY
Take advantage of this online company's low base rates and mobile tools like app-based telematics and teen safe driver programs.
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About the Smart Fortwo

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

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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