I have a new 2016smart, when the gauge shows I am down to my last 1.3 gallons of gas, I refuel the car, but I can only put 5.7-5.9 gallons of fuel into the car, the gauge then shows full. I went back…Continue
"I have a 2016 Smart Prime Turbo and after a year of dealing with this frustrating fuel tank capacity problem, Mercedes finally replaced my gas tank and fuel sending unit. Now I can pump over 7 gallons of gas into my car when the gas gauge says…"
"Through careful testing, I have determined that there are still between two and three gallons left in the tank when the gauge says it is empty. On long car trips, I just go an extra eighty or so miles (tracked by resetting the trip guage);…"
"From the reports that I have seen, the issue will be correct with the MY 17 vehicles, and will likely be covered under warranty work for MY 16 as soon as the plan is finalized. Expect to hear more about this in the next few months!"
"I've found that if you put the gas in as slow as possible you can get more into the tank. It will shut off several times but I watch to make sure I'm not going over 7gallons, when I'm down on the last gallon. I've also started to…"
"If you look in the forum you'll see that this is a common thread with the new Smarts. Some members have checked, and it seems that there may be an error with the fuel gauge software, as many members have apparently verified through various…"
"So, I also have a 2016 and have the same issue with the fuel gauge. I can never get more than 4.5 gallons in the tank and on this last fill up I have gone through 1/2 the tank with only 86 miles on the trip OD. Seems to be an issue the…"
"I asked a guy that has some videos of his 2016 Smart posted on YouTube. He said he had the problem, but his dealer fixed it. Said all they had to do is recalibrate it. So maybe it all depends on the dealer. He said since the…"
"I would imagine this issue could pass for lemon law in many states. Here in Pennsylvania, if the vehicle is in for repair too long, or the same issue is not fixed in three attempts, it can be taken to court under the lemon law. This will…"
"My 2016 prime is almost 4 weeks at the dealers shop now, they cant fix it. Well at least that's what I heard first week when they called me and then after that I have no idea whats going on. Working with Mercedes benz customer service now, well…"