2004 smart roadster Brabus Coupe 101 698
Awesome fun to drive, a nightmare to own
The worst car I have ever owned.
In the garage 7 times in 11 months over 20k miles.
Doors opening randomly,
Engine Management Unit failure (twice),
Rain sensor failed,
Air con failed three times and, worryingly,
A brake fault.
Also the 6k mile service interval is very short by today's standards.
It is quite simply the most fun I have ever had in a car.
It's a roller skate on wheels.
Prepare to laugh out loud every time you find yourself on a B road, to smile when you are on an A road, and to grin and bear it on the motorways.
It's a very comfortable little car. The heated seats are a boon when the roof is down.
The seats are supportive and comfortable over long journeys.
The stereo is rubbish, and even with speaker upgrades still sounds poor with the door panels rattling at the slightest sound of bass.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? No
Review Date: 16th November, 2005