Smart EQ fortwo cabrio

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 - 2023
This car is not available in the US, but you can still compare it with other cars
In 2018 this car was replaced by: Smart EQ fortwo cabrio 2019

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Smart EQ fortwo cabrio

Technical Specifications of Smart EQ fortwo cabrio

General Info

Years of Production
When the car first came out and when they stopped making it
2020 - 2023
Country of Manufacture
Country where final assembly of the car took place.
France
Current Status
Announced (planned), Pre-order (reservations open), Produced (on sale), Discontinued (no longer made)
Discontinued
Body Style
Refers to the car's shape & design (sedan, SUV, hatchback)
Cabriolet Smart EQ fortwo cabrio

Range and Efficiency

Range EPA
Estimated range on a full battery according to official EPA ratings (USA)
No Data
Range WLTP
Range according to WLTP ratings.
TEL: car in its lightest configuration.
TEH: car in its heaviest configuration.
TEL
TEH
81 mi No Data
Efficiency
Energy consumption per distance driven. Lower figures indicate better efficiency.
kWh/100 mi
Wh/mi
23.5 kWh 235 Wh

Battery and Charging

Battery Capacity
Nominal: total amount of energy the car’s battery can hold. Usable: actual amount of energy you can access.
Nominal
Usable
17.6 kWh 16.7 kWh
Max Charging Power
Max electric power the car can accept for charging, determined by its on-board charger (AC) and battery (DC)
AC
DC
4.6 kW 22 kW
Charge Port
The car's charge port type. It affects charging speed and station compatibility.
Type 1 (J1772)
Type 1 (J1772) charge port

Performance

Drive Type
Which wheels are powered (all, rear, or front) by the electric motor(s)
RWD
Motor
Total power and torque of the car's electric motor(s)
Power
Torque
61 kW (82 hp) 118 lb-ft
0-60 mph
Acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph (USA) or 0 to 100 km/h (Europe)
11.5 s
Top Speed
The fastest the car can go (maximum speed)
81 mph
0.00 s
00 mph

Dimensions

Length
Car's body length (front to back bumper)
106.1 in
Width
Car's body width including or excluding side mirrors
with Mirrors
w/o Mirrors
65.5 in 65.5 in
Height
Car's body height (from ground to highest point)
61.2 in
Wheelbase
Distance between centers of front and rear wheels (affects ride and handling)
73.7 in

Cargo and Towing

Number of Seats
Total passenger capacity of the car (including driver)
2
Curb Weight
Car's weight without passengers or cargo
No Data
Cargo Volume
Trunk: cargo capacity (rear seats up).
Max: cargo capacity (rear seats folded).
Frunk: cargo capacity in the front hood.
Trunk
Max
Frunk
9.2 ft3 12 ft3 No Data
Towing Capacity
Maximum weight the car can tow safely with a trailer that has its own brakes
No Data
Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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Charging Smart EQ fortwo cabrio

Slow (AC)
Fast (DC)

Home and Office (AC) Charging

Fast (DC) Charging

Last Updated:
March 10, 2024
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About Smart EQ fortwo cabrio

The Smart EQ fortwo cabrio is an all-electric rear-wheel drive cabriolet. It came out in 2020. Smart stopped making the fortwo cabrio in 2023 and replaced it with the Smart EQ fortwo cabrio 2019. The car is not available on the US market.

The Smart EQ fortwo cabrio has a 17.6 kWh battery pack, allowing it to travel up to 71 mi on a single charge. The car has an average efficiency of 23.5 kWh per 100 miles (or 235 Wh/mile) — ranked №636 out of 647 electric vehicles.

Frequently Asked Questions

How powerful is it? How fast does it accelerate?

The Smart EQ fortwo cabrio achieves a 0 to 60 mph acceleration in 11.5 seconds (placing it at №564 among 647 electric vehicles) and attains a maximum speed of 81 mph.

Its powertrain provides a power output of up to 61 kW (82 hp) and a torque of 118 lb-ft.

How far can it go on single charge? What is the real-world range?

Real-world range of the Smart EQ fortwo cabrio is 64–78 miles (ranked №636 out of 647 electric vehicles) — depending on several factors, including:

  • Speed: Higher speeds deplete the battery faster.
  • Temperature: Extreme cold and hot weather impacts range.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain reduces range.
  • Driving style: Aggressive driving with frequent acceleration and braking consumes more energy.
  • Use of features: Features like climate control and media system also affect range.

It's important to remember that these are just estimates, and your actual range may vary. It's always best to factor in these various factors when planning your trip and be prepared for potential charging stops.

Plan your trips using the EV Navigation interactive map.

What charging options are available? How long does it take to charge it?

The Smart EQ fortwo cabrio in the USA comes with a Type 1 (J1772) charging port. It can be charged at home using a standard domestic socket or at any public AC charging station with the compatible cable. It's important to note that the car's on-board charger (inverter) limits the maximum AC charging rate to 4.6 kW, resulting in approximately 18 miles of range added per hour of charging.

For significantly faster charging, public DC fast-charging stations are available. Although the car can achieve a maximum DC charging rate of 22 kW, factors such as battery temperature and charge level may affect the actual charging speed.

Use Green Cars Compare Charging Calculator to estimate charging time, rate, and cost.

How big is it? What are the dimensions (length, width, height)?

Smart EQ fortwo cabrio comes in the following dimensions:

  • Length: 106.1 in
  • Width: 65.5 in (including side mirrors) or 65.5 in (excluding side mirrors)
  • Height: 61.2 in
  • Wheelbase: 73.7 in (distance between the center of the front and rear wheels)
  • Curb weight: N/A lbs (weight of the empty car, no people or cargo)
How much cargo space does it offer? Does it have a front trunk?

Here's a breakdown of the Smart EQ fortwo cabrio cargo space:

  • Trunk capacity: With the rear seats up, you get 9.2 cubic feet of cargo space in the back (ranked №552 out of 647 electric vehicles).
  • Max cargo capacity: Fold down the rear seats, and you open up 12 cubic feet of total cargo space (ranked №505 out of 647 electric vehicles).
  • Frunk capacity: The car doesn’t have a “frunk” (front trunk).
Is it suitable for towing? What is the maximum towing capacity?

The car isn’t officially rated for towing.

Ratings

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Design

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2.6

Performance

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2.7

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Similar Performance

0-60 mph
Torque
Power
  1. 118 lb-ft 0% Smart EQ forfour

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