Volkswagen Fox 2005 vs Smart ForFour 2004

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Volkswagen Fox
2005 - 2011
Smart ForFour
2004 - 2006
Gearbox: Manual Manual/Automatic
Volkswagen Fox is available only with manual gearbox, whereas Smart ForFour has both automatic and manual transmission options.
Engines: 1.2 - 1.41.1 - 1.5


Power: 55 - 75 HP64 - 177 HP
Torque: 106 - 155 NM92 - 230 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 13 - 18 seconds6.9 - 15.3 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 4.9 - 6.74.6 - 6.8
Volkswagen Fox petrol engines consumes on average 0.4 litres more fuel per 100 km than Smart ForFour. On average, Volkswagen Fox equipped with diesel engines consume 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than the Smart ForFour.
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Length: 3.83 m3.75 m
Width: 1.66 m1.68 m
Height: 1.54 m1.45 m
Volkswagen Fox is 8 cm longer than the Smart ForFour, 2 cm narrower, while the height of Volkswagen Fox is 9 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 260 litres268 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
1016 litres910 litres
Despite its longer length, Volkswagen Fox has 8 litres less trunk space than the Smart ForFour. This could mean that the Volkswagen Fox uses more space in the cabin, so the driver and passengers could be more spacious and comfortable. The maximum boot capacity (with all rear seats folded down) is larger in Volkswagen Fox (by 106 litres).
Turning diameter: 11 meters10.5 meters
The turning circle of the Volkswagen Fox is 0.5 metres more than that of the Smart ForFour, which means Volkswagen Fox can be harder to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`523~ 1`450
below average

Average price (€): 18001800
Pros and Cons: Volkswagen Fox has
  • manual gearbox only
Smart ForFour has
  • both manual and automatic
  • lower fuel consumption
  • fewer faults
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