2006 smart fortwo

The smart fortwo is a rear wheel drive road car, with the motor placed in the rear, and a 2 door hatchback bodyshell. The 1 litre engine is a turbocharged, single overhead camshaft, 3 cylinder unit that has an output of 83 bhp (84 PS/62 kW) of power at 5250 rpm, and maximum torque of 121 N·m (89 lb·ft/12.3 kgm) at 3250 rpm. Power is supplied to the wheels by means of a 5 speed manual transmission. Stated weight at the kerb is 780 kg. Top stated speed is 145 km/h (90 mph), officially stated fuel consumption is 6.4/4.1/4.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 116.0 g/km.

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Key facts

2006 smart fortwo information summary

What body style?
2 door hatchback with 2 seats
How long?
2695 mm
How heavy?
780 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 999 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
84 PS / 83 bhp / 62 kW @ 5250 rpm
How much torque?
121 Nm / 89 ft.lb / 12.3 kgm @ 3250 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 10.9 s
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph
How economical?
6.4/4.1/4.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
116.0 CO2 g/km

smart fortwo models

2 door hatchback RR 5M 999 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 112.0 CO2 750 kg
2 door hatchback RR 5M 999 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 112.0 CO2 750 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 5M 999 cm3 71 PS 70 bhp 52 kW 790 kg
smart fortwo cabriolet -
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 5M 999 cm3 84 PS 83 bhp 62 kW 820 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 5M 999 cm3 61 PS 60 bhp 45 kW 790 kg
2 door hatchback RR 5M 799 cm3 44.6 PS 44 bhp 32.8 kW 88.0 CO2 780 kg
2 door convertible/​cabriolet RR 5M 799 cm3 44.6 PS 44 bhp 32.8 kW 820 kg
2006 smart fortwo data
bodywork
Body type2 seater hatchback
Number of doors2
Designer
dimensions & weights
mminches
Wheelbase 1867 mm 73.5 inches
Track/tread (front) 1283 mm 50.5 inches
Track/tread (rear) 1385 mm 54.5 inches
Length 2695 mm 106.1 inches
Width 1559 mm 61.4 inches
Height 1542 mm 60.7 inches
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.44
Kerb weight 780 kg 1720 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 33 litres 7.3 UK Gal 8.7 US Gal
aerodynamics
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
CdA
engine
engine type turbocharged petrol
Engine manufacturer Mitsubishi
Engine code 3B21
Cylinders Straight 3
Capacity 1 litre
999 cc
(60.963 cu in)
Bore × Stroke 72 × 81.8 mm
2.83 × 3.22 in
Bore/stroke ratio 0.88
Valve gear single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
6 valves in total
maximum power output 84 PS (83 bhp) (62 kW)
at 5250 rpm
Specific output 83.1 bhp/litre
1.36 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 121 Nm (89 ft·lb) (12.3 kgm)
at 3250 rpm
Specific torque 121.12 Nm/litre
1.46 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system MPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1522.1 kPa (220.8 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 333 cc
Aspiration Turbo
Compressor
Intercooler
Catalytic converter Y
performance
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 10.9 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 107.89 PS/tonne (1000 kg)
79.35 kW/tonne (1000 kg)
106.41 bhp/tonne (1000 kg)
0.05 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 12.6 kg/kW
21.05 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.4/4.1/4.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres/100km6.4/4.1/4.9 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km/litre15.6/24.4/20.4 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG44.1/68.9/57.6 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG36.8/57.4/48.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 116.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 113.68 g/km
VED band (UK) C
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
chassis
Engine position rear
Engine layout transverse
Drive wheels rear wheel drive  
Torque split N/A
Steering rack & pinion
turns lock-to-lock
Turning circle
Front suspension I.W.MS.ARB.
Rear suspension dD.CS.
Wheel size front 4½J x 15
Wheel size rear 4½J x 15
Tyres front 175/55 R 15
Tyres rear 175/55 R 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Braked area
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general
Carfolio.com ID150458
Production total
Model code
Model family
RAC rating 9.6
Insurance classification No information available
Tax band No information available
2006 smart fortwo added 2006-12-06.
Last modified 2013-02-28.