"I've had bad luck with my smart's windows. I had to replace the windshield in
December, one month later another rock chipped my windshield, so I had to have that repaired. The cost of the windshield replacement was roughly $900 with the…"
"My windshield had a crack in it that probably came from a rock. It spread to about a foot long, so I had the windshield replaced. Here in Massachusetts we have deductible free glass coverage, so it did not cost me anything to have it replaced."
"Arizona has many wanabe cowboys in pickup trucks with on/off road tires...They seldom have mudflaps/guards, so they are the worst offenders...The shape of the Smart does attract windshield damage...That is why I have full glass coverage on my…"
"Doubtful (prone to rocks) unless you live in a pumice zone - rocks generally have too much mass to be affected significantly by the air currents from a hood. The angle of the windshield has more to do with the damage inflicted - the steeper (more…"
"It is freeway but I have 2 other cars, one with 70,000 miles and no issue other than one rock 5 years ago. My smart just reached 8000 miles. I just wondered if fro airflow with no hood may make it more prone to hits."
Has anyone had issues with windshield breakage. Mine seems to attract rocks! It has been hit 3 times and cracked each time. Since it costs around $850 to replace (without rain sensor) it is a big deal. Just seems like the wind flow attracts the rocks like a target.