Smart Reliability

The ADAC breakdown statistics determine which Smart models are the most reliable and which have broken down most – a good help when buying a used Smart.

In the statistics for 2020, all the 3,756,226 breakdowns for which the German Yellow Angels had to move out in 2019 were recorded and evaluated. There is enough data available that gives an objective picture of the reliability of the Smart models.

We have sorted the available data by the make and model. Choose the Smart model you are interested in.

Smart Reliability by Model

Source: ADAC

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle’s history

See the Reliability of other Makes


Recent Smart Recalls

Smart-EQ-fortwo-2020-windscreen
30. 08. 2021

The windscreen may be incorrectly bonded and could become detached from the body of the car in the event of a … .

Smart-fortwo-2020-roof-panel
27. 07. 2021

The adhesive bond between the roof section and the roof frame may become weak over time. As a result, the roof … .

Smart-Fortwo-Cabrio-2017-recall
14. 10. 2017

The strength of the left front steering knuckle may be insufficient. As a result, the steering knuckle could break, affecting the … .

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