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CRASH TESTS-SMART
(2008-05-14)
(wgvu) - A NEW STUDY BY THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY SAYS THE
2008 SMART FORTWO MICRO CAR HAS EARNED TOP SCORES IN CRASH TESTS.
THE SMART FOURTWO IS 8-FOOT-8-INCHS LONG AND IS THE SMALLEST CAR
FOR SALE IN THE U.S. MARKET.
THE INSURANCE INSTITUTE FOR HIGHWAY SAFETY SAID TODAY THAT THE
FOURTWO EARNED THE HIGHEST RATING OF GOOD IN FRONT-END AND
SIDE-IMPACT TESTS.
THE TESTS MEASURE THE CAR'S PERFORMANCE AGAINST OTHERS OF
SIMILAR SIZE AND WEIGHT, AND CAN'T BE COMPARED ACROSS WEIGHT
CLASSES.
THE SMART FOURTWO HAS A BASE PRICE OF ABOUT $12,000.
IT GETS 33 MILES PER GALLON IN THE CITY AND 41 MPG ON THE
HIGHWAY.
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