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Planning a quick trip to the US (few weeks) and was thinking of bringing the car with me. Anybody have experience or think I'd run into any trouble? I'm going to be using as I've heard good things, and I'm pretty sure I'll have an easy time but not 100%. How hard is it to meet US regulations with a smart? Is it worth it to bring it, cause if not I'll just end up renting if it's going to be less than shipping costs.
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Coming from where? For how long? Shipping by sea? Check this out:

Vehicles imported under this provision that do not conform to U.S. safety and emission standards must be exported within one year and may not be sold in the U.S. There is no exemption or extension of the export requirements.
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