The 2009 smart car price is actually lower than previous years if you know where to make your purchases. The MSRP for the new 2009 smart fortwo Pure model is only $11,990.
This car comes standard with a 1.0L 12 valve engine that produces 71 horsepower at 5800 rpm’s. There is a 5 speed transmission that propels this car to 33 mpg in the city and 41 mpg on the highway as an average.
For those of you concerned about the small size of this vehicle, the advancements for this vehicle in safety have come from the racing world. This car has a high strength Tridion central safety cell that properly displaces the forces of an impact to keep the occupants safe inside.
When adding features to this new smart car, the price does go up a little. Air conditioning is an additional $600 and heated seats are $220. One of the most popular extras is the electronic power steering at $450.
When it comes to safety features, these are standard at no additional charge. This list includes both driver and passenger side airbags with a cut off switch for the passenger side. There are also additional front side air bags for head protection. The side guard door beams and the panic button alarm are all standard without additional cost.
The warranty of this car for the basic and power train is covered by a 24,000 miles of 2 years, whichever comes first. This is a great value for the 2009 smart car price for less than $15,000 with every available option.