Smart Fortwo Edition21 Targets Money-Saving Buyers

Love or hate the Smart Fortwo, you have to admit its pint-sized proportions and funky styling are growing old gracefully.

Its economical engines and low tax rates have aged even better, and the new Edition21 model throws free insurance and a low monthly finance rate into the bargain, too.

Bright colour schemes used to be a Smart staple but the Edition21 offers just two timless options. A black Tridion safety cell is standard, to which you can pair either black or white panels. Should you wish for an all-white car - or a different black and white combination - white body panels are also available.

15-inch three-double-spoke alloy wheels are standard, as are LED daytime running lights and subtle Edition21 badges on the door mirror triangles.

Inside it's standard Smart fare - a surprisingly large, airy cabin with a brace of seats and a shelf-like dashboard. In Edition21 spec you get black fabric and part leather-look seats, a three-spoke sport steering wheel with gearshift paddles, and black trimmings throughout.

That's all wonderful, but the Edition21's real benefits are found in the numbers.

Firstly, the 71 bhp MHD engine is frugal. Displacing just one litre it'll do 65.7 mpg and exhale just 98 g/km of CO2 - so yearly road tax is completely gratis.

Secondly, customers over 21 get a year's free insurance when they buy a new Edition21. Thirdly, they can pay just 79 per month over 36 months on a PCP agreement, with 1,999 down and a purchase payment of 4,010 at the end of the term.

It's based on 7,000 miles per year average mileage, but it's also at 0% APR, so the Edition21's 9,575 on-the-road price is all you'll pay. Other terms and conditions apply - bug your local Smart dealer for the full low-down.

Priced from: Coupe 9,575, Cabrio 11,075
Available from: Now

Smart Fortwo Edition21 interior

Conclusion

79 per month puts the Fortwo among the cheapest cars to buy on finance, even if the Fortwo's list price has always looked a little steep for its dinky silhouette. It's just a shame you're only getting the 71 bhp MHD model underneath - the Fortwo's driving experience really feels its age.

For more information check out our full summary of the Smart Fortwo alongside reviews, stats, photos and videos!

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