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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.

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
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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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