Smart #1

Expected from March 2023

£35,000 *Price from

64.0 kWh *Useable Battery

215 mi *Real Range

298 Wh/mi *Efficiency

This electric vehicle is not available yet

Specifications with an * are estimates.

Price from * £35,000

Availability Expected
Available to order from * March 2023
First delivery expected August 2023

Lease (BCH) from * £450 pcm

Annual VED £0
Congestion Charge * £0
Insurance Group N/A
Price shown is an estimated On The Road Price: it includes VAT, first year VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery. Lease estimate is based on a BCH calculation excluding VAT, 6+35 months payment profile, 10,000 miles per annum, excluding optional maintenance package. For comparison only, actual lease offers can differ significantly from the indication shown.

Real Range Estimation between 150 - 320 mi

City - Cold Weather * 215 mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 150 mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 185 mi
City - Mild Weather * 320 mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 195 mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 245 mi
Indication of real-world range in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The actual range will depend on speed, style of driving, weather and route conditions.

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Performance

Acceleration 0 - 62 mph 6.7 sec
Top Speed 112 mph
Electric Range * 215 mi
Total Power 200 kW (268 hp)
Total Torque 253 lb-ft
Drive Rear

Battery

Nominal Capacity 66.0 kWh
Battery Type Lithium-ion
Number of Cells No Data
Architecture 400 V
Useable Capacity* 64.0 kWh
Cathode Material NCM
Pack Configuration No Data
Nominal Voltage No Data

Charging

Home / Destination

Charge Port Type 2
Port Location Left Side - Rear
Charge Power 7.4 kW AC
Charge Time (0->215 mi) 10h15m
Charge Speed 21 mph

Rapid Charging

Fastcharge Port CCS
FC Port Location Left Side - Rear
Fastcharge Power (max) 150 kW DC
Fastcharge Time (22->172 mi) 28 min
Fastcharge Speed 320 mph

Bidirectional Charging (V2X)

Vehicle-to-Load (V2L)

V2L Capability Not Available
Max. Output Power Not Available
Exterior Outlet(s) Not Available
Interior Outlet(s) Not Available

Vehicle-to-Home (V2H)

V2H Capability AC Not Available
Max. Output Power Not Available
V2H Capability DC Not Available
Max. Output Power Not Available

Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G)

V2G Capability AC Not Available
Max. Output Power Not Available
V2G Capability DC Not Available
Max. Output Power Not Available

Energy Consumption

EVDB Real Range

Range * 215 mi
Vehicle Consumption * 298 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent * 136 mpg

WLTP Ratings (TEL)

Range 273 mi
Rated Consumption 269 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 234 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 151 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 173 mpg

WLTP Ratings (TEH)

Range 261 mi
Rated Consumption 274 Wh/mi
Vehicle Consumption 245 Wh/mi
CO2 Emissions 0 g/km
Rated Fuel Equivalent 148 mpg
Vehicle Fuel Equivalent 165 mpg
TEL = Test Energy Low | TEH = Test Energy High
Rated = official figures as published by manufacturer. Rated consumption and fuel equivalency figures include charging losses.
Vehicle = calculated battery energy consumption used by the vehicle for propulsion and on-board systems.
NOTE: The fuel equivalency figures are shown in IMPERIAL MPG. Figures in US MPG will differ significantly.

Real Energy Consumption Estimation between 200 - 427 Wh/mi

City - Cold Weather * 298 Wh/mi
Highway - Cold Weather * 427 Wh/mi
Combined - Cold Weather * 346 Wh/mi
City - Mild Weather * 200 Wh/mi
Highway - Mild Weather * 328 Wh/mi
Combined - Mild Weather * 261 Wh/mi
Indication of real-world energy use in several situations. Cold weather: 'worst-case' based on -10°C and use of heating. Mild weather: 'best-case' based on 23°C and no use of A/C. For 'Highway' figures a constant speed of 70 mph is assumed. The energy use will depend on speed, style of driving, climate and route conditions.

Safety (Euro NCAP)

Safety Rating
Adult Occupant 96%
Child Occupant 89%
Rating Year 2022
Vulnerable Road Users 71%
Safety Assist 88%
For more details on the safety rating of this vehicle, visit euroncap.com

Dimensions and Weight

Length 4270 mm
Width 1822 mm
Width with mirrors No Data
Height 1636 mm
Wheelbase 2750 mm
Weight Unladen (EU) 1788 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVWR) 2213 kg
Max. Payload 500 kg
Cargo Volume 323 L
Cargo Volume Max 411 L
Cargo Volume Frunk 15 L
Roof Load No Data
Tow Hitch Possible Yes
Towing Weight Unbraked No Data
Towing Weight Braked 1600 kg
Vertical Load Max No Data

Miscellaneous

Seats 5 people
Isofix No Data
Turning Circle No Data
Platform GEELY SEA
Car Body SUV
Segment Small Family Car
Roof Rails Yes
EV Dedicated Platform Yes

Company Car Tax Indication

Financial Year 2022-23

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from * £34,945
Benefit in Kind (BIK) * £699
BIK @ 20% * £12 pcm
BIK @ 40% * £23 pcm
BIK @ 45% * £26 pcm

Financial Year 2023-24

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from * £34,945
Benefit in Kind (BIK) * £699
BIK @ 20% * £12 pcm
BIK @ 40% * £23 pcm
BIK @ 45% * £26 pcm

Financial Year 2024-25

BIK Tax Rate 2%
P11D Value from * £34,945
Benefit in Kind (BIK) * £699
BIK @ 20% * £12 pcm
BIK @ 40% * £23 pcm
BIK @ 45% * £26 pcm
* = estimated value. Average energy consumption and range based on moderate drive style and climate. Real-life values may differ significantly. Pricing information might not be actual for some regions. No rights can be derived from the information on this site.

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Range comparision based on electric range only. Rapid charging comparison based on rapid charge rate. Comparisons can be based on estimates.

Home and Destination Charging (0 -> 100%)

Charging is possible by using a regular wall plug or a charging station. Public charging is always done through a charging station. How fast the EV can charge depends on the charging station (EVSE) used and the maximum charging capacity of the EV. The table below shows all possible options for charging the Smart #1. Each option shows how fast the battery can be charged from empty to full.

Type 2 (Mennekes - IEC 62196)
Charging Point Max. Power Power Time Rate
Standard 7.4 kW On-Board Charger
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 32h45m 7 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 20h30m 10 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 10h15m 21 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW † 20h30m 10 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW † 10h15m 21 mph
Optional 22.0kW On-Board Charger
Wall Plug (2.3 kW) 230V / 1x10A 2.3 kW 32h45m 7 mph
1-phase 16A (3.7 kW) 230V / 1x16A 3.7 kW 20h30m 10 mph
1-phase 32A (7.4 kW) 230V / 1x32A 7.4 kW 10h15m 21 mph
3-phase 16A (11 kW) 400V / 3x16A 11 kW 7 hours 31 mph
3-phase 32A (22 kW) 400V / 3x32A 22 kW † 3h30m 61 mph

† = Limited by on-board charger, vehicle cannot charge faster.

Rapid Charging (10 -> 80%)

Rapid charging enables longer journeys by adding as much range as possible in the shortest amount of time. Charging power will decrease significantly after 80% state-of-charge has been reached. A typical rapid charge therefore rarely exceeds 80% SoC. The rapid charge rate of an EV depends on the charger used and the maximum charging power the EV can handle. The table below shows all details for rapid charging the Smart #1.

  • Max. Power: maximum power provided by charge point
  • Avg. Power: average power provided by charge point over a session from 10% to 80%
  • Time: time needed to charge from 10% to 80%
  • Rate: average charging speed over a session from 10% to 80%
Combined Charging System (CCS Combo 2)
Charging Point Max. Power Avg. Power Time Rate
CCS (50 kW DC) 50 kW 45 kW † 63 min 140 mph
CCS (100 kW DC) 100 kW 80 kW † 35 min 250 mph
CCS (150 kW DC) 150 kW 100 kW † 28 min 320 mph

† = Limited by charging capabilities of vehicle

Actual charging rates may differ from data shown due to factors like outside temperature, state of the battery and driving style.

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All about the Smart #1

Pricing

The Smart #1 has an estimated On The Road Price (OTR) of £35,000. The OTR Price includes VAT, first year of VED, vehicle first registration fee, number plates and delivery.

Drivetrain and Performance

The Smart #1 is a full electric vehicle (BEV). The maximum power of the Smart #1 is 200 kW (268 hp). The maximum torque is 253 lb-ft. The Smart #1 is rear wheel drive and can accelerate from 0 to 62 miles per hour in 6.7 seconds. The top speed is 112 mph.

Battery and Charging

The battery of the Smart #1 has a total capacity of 66 kWh. The usable capacity is 64 kWh (estimate). An estimated range of about 215 miles is achievable on a fully charged battery. The actual range will however depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style.

For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in a range of around 150 mi. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the range to around 320 mi.

Charging is done using a Type 2 connector and the on-board charger has a maximum power of 7.4 kW. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 10 hours 15 minutes. An optional on-board charger with a maximum power of 22.0 kW is available. This charges a fully depleted battery back to full in around 3 hours 30 minutes. Charging the car using a regular wall plug will take around 32 hours 45 minutes.

Rapid charging is possible through a CCS connection. The maximum rapid charge power is 150 kW. The battery can't be charged continuously at this power. In an average rapid charge session the average charge power will be around 100 kW. This charges the battery from 10% to 80% in around 30 minutes. A rapid charge like this will add about 150 miles of range.

Energy Consumption

The estimated combined (motorway and city) energy consumption of the Smart #1 is about 298 Wh per mile. By comparison, this energy consumption is the equivalent of a fuel consumption of 136 mpg in a traditional petrol car.

The actual energy consumption will depend on several factors including climate, terrain, use of climate control systems and driving style. For example: sustaining high speeds in cold weather could result in an energy use of around 427 Wh per mile. However, driving at low speeds in mild weather will increase the efficiency to about 200 Wh per mile.

CO2 Emission

The Smart #1 emits no CO2 during driving. This only includes direct emissions from the vehicle itself. The energy needed to charge the battery might have been (partly) generated by the use of fossil fuels. Vehicles with an internal combustion engine will always emit CO2 during driving. Additionally, CO2 is emitted during the production and transport of fossil fuels.

More information from Smart

The link below will open the page of the #1 on the official Smart site.

Go to the #1 on the official Smart website.