Smart ForTwo 2007 vs Citroen C1 2008

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Smart ForTwo
2007 - 2010
Citroen C1
2008 - 2012
Body: CoupeHatchback
Gearbox: Automatic Manual/Automatic
Smart ForTwo is available only with automatic gearbox, whereas Citroen C1 has both automatic and manual transmission options.
Wheel drive type: Rear wheel drive (RWD)Front wheel drive (FWD)
Smart ForTwo is available with rear wheel drive, while Citroen C1 can be equipped with front wheel drive.
Engines: 0.8 - 1.0 (petrol, diesel)1.0 (petrol)


Power: 45 - 98 HP68 HP
Torque: 89 - 140 NM93 NM
Acceleration 0-100 km/h: 9.9 - 19.8 seconds13.7 - 14 seconds
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Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption (l/100km): 3.3 - 5.24.5 - 4.6
Smart ForTwo petrol engines consumes on average 0.3 litres more fuel per 100 km than Citroen C1.
This comparison does not take engine capacity into account, so to compare the fuel consumption of specific engines, select the car version!


Length: 2.70 m3.44 m
Width: 1.56 m1.66 m
Height: 1.54 m1.47 m
Smart ForTwo is smaller, but higher.
Smart ForTwo is 74 cm shorter than the Citroen C1, 10 cm narrower, while the height of Smart ForTwo is 8 cm higher.
Trunk capacity: 221 litres139 litres
Trunk max capacity:
with rear seats folded down
no data751 litres
Smart ForTwo has more luggage capacity.
Even though the car is shorter, Smart ForTwo has 82 litres more trunk space than the Citroen C1. The Citroen C1 may have more interior space, so the cabin could be more spacious and more comfortable for the driver and passengers.
Turning diameter: 8.8 meters9.5 meters
The turning circle of the Smart ForTwo is 0.7 metres less than that of the Citroen C1, which means Smart ForTwo can be easier to manoeuvre in tight streets and parking spaces.
Gross weight (kg): ~ 1`035~ 1`190
Safety: no datano data
above average

Average price (€): 32002200
Pros and Cons: Smart ForTwo has
  • automatic transmission only
  • petrol and diesel engines available
  • roomier boot
  • better manoeuvrability
  • fewer faults
Citroen C1 has
  • both manual and automatic
  • only petrol engines available
  • lower fuel consumption for petrol engines
  • lower price
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