Actually, I take it as sort of a compliment. It is up there amongst Mercs, Range Rovers, and BMW's. Most of what they say in this article is pretty accurate about the Smart too, and not too negative
The Ten Preppiest CarsLet's say Brighty does happen to live in New York City or any other large city and wants to drive a car. The Smart has everything she could ever want. It matches her purse and is about the same size too, it fits in just about any parking space, meaning she doesn't have to worry about finding parking on Madison Ave., and it's just oh so cute. Give the roof the ability to come off, maybe throw some Brabus badges on there, and you have a guaranteed sale.