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  1. Considering a Smart

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    I have fallen for the styling of the car, and find that everyone who owns one is a chatty Cathy (much like myself). Test driving the convertible was fun, and I can see myself with this car. My only big questions are: How much is it to maintain? Is it durable? I currently own a 2011 Scion tC...
  2. Frequency of Repair

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    I am considering buy a slightly used Smart Car to commute from Oakland to San Francisco where I teach. I cannot find any information about how reliable these cars are as to repair / breaking down. Are they equal to a Toyota? Or more like a Mercedes with a high incidence of repair? Thanks for...
  3. new smartie in SF

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    Hi everyone! just took delivery of a passion with leather in san francisco. As I was parking in front of my place, one of my neighbors comes out and asks - wait for it - "is it electric?" I wonder what the record is for the shortest time after driving off the lot and getting this...
  4. Seeking Smart Car Passion in Maryland

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    I registered and paid $99 reservation fee for a smartcar passion style in mettalic blue if possible. It has been almost a month and I have heard nothing. What is status of availability in Maryland near Washington DC or Baltimore? Any suggestions where to inquire? Also was confused by some of...
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