Key facts

2006 smart fortwo information summary

What body style?
hatchback with 2 seats
How long?
2695 mm
How heavy?
750 kg
What size engine?
1 litre, 999 cm3
How many cylinders?
3, Straight
How much power?
61 PS / 60 bhp / 45 kW @ 5800 rpm
How much torque?
89 Nm / 66 / 9.1 kgm @ 3000 rpm
How quick?
0-100 km/h: 16.7 s
How fast?
145 km/h, 90 mph
How economical?
6.1/4.0/4.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
What carbon dioxide emissions?
112.0 CO2 g/km


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2006 smart fortwo technical specifications


This vehicle has a 2 door hatchback body style with a rear positioned engine supplying power to the rear wheels.
The power is produced by a naturally aspirated engine of 1 litre capacity. This unit features single overhead camshaft valve gear, 3 cylinder layout, and 2 valves per cylinder. It has an output of 60 bhp (61 PS/45 kW) of power at 5800 rpm, and maximum torque of 89 N·m (66 lb·ft/9.1 kgm) at 3000 rpm.
A 5 speed manual 'box delivers the power to the driven wheels.
The smart fortwo weighs a stated 750 kg at the kerb.
The smart fortwo is said to be able to attain a maxiumum speed of 145 km/h which is 90 mph, claimed fuel consumption is 6.1/4.0/4.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined, and carbon dioxide emissions are 112.0 g/km.
2006 smart fortwo data
2006 smart fortwo data
Body type2 seater hatchback
Number of doors2
dimensions & weights
Wheelbase 1867 73.5
Track/tread (front) 1283 50.5
Track/tread (rear) 1385 54.5
Length 2695 106.1
Width 1559 61.4
Height 1542 60.7
Ground clearance
length:wheelbase ratio 1.44
Kerb weight 750 kg 1653 lb
Weight distribution
fuel tank capacity 33 litres 7.3 UK Gal 8.7 US Gal
Drag coefficient
Frontal area
engine type naturally aspirated 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
single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
2 valves per cylinder
6 valves in total
maximum power output 61 PS (60 bhp) (45 kW)
at 5800 rpm
Specific output 60.1 bhp/litre
0.98 bhp/cu in
maximum torque 89 Nm (66 ft·lb) (9.1 kgm)
at 3000 rpm
Specific torque 89.09 Nm/litre
1.08 ft·lb/cu3
Engine construction
sump wet sumped
compression ratio
Fuel system MPFi
bmep (brake mean effective pressure) 1119.5 kPa (162.4 psi)
Maximum RPM
crankshaft bearings
Engine coolant Water
Unitary capacity 333 cc
Aspiration Normal
Compressor N/A
Intercooler None
Catalytic converter Y
Acceleration 0-80km/h (50mph)
Acceleration 0-60mph
Acceleration 0-100km/h 16.7 s
Acceleration 0-160km/h (100mph)
Standing quarter-mile
Standing kilometre
Maximum speed 145 km/h (90 mph)
Power-to-weight ratio 81.11 PS/g
59.66 kW/g
80 bhp/ton
0.04 bhp/lb
Weight-to-power ratio 16.76 kg/kW
28 lb/bhp
fuel consumption
Fuel consumption 6.1/4.0/4.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
universal consumption (calculated from the above)
litres per 100km6.1/4.0/4.7 l/100km urban/extra-urban/combined
km per litre16.4/25.0/21.3 km/l urban/extra-urban/combined
UK MPG46.3/70.6/60.1 UK MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
US MPG38.6/58.8/50.0 US MPG urban/extra-urban/combined
Carbon dioxide emissions 112.0 g/km
Carfolio Calculated CO2 ? 109.04 g/km
VED band (UK) C
CO2 Effizienz (DE)
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 155/60 R 15
Tyres rear 155/60 R 15
Brakes F/R Di/Dr-S-ABS
Front brake diameter
Rear brake diameter
Gearbox 5 speed manual
Top gear ratio
Final drive ratio
general ID150700
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.

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