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Jalopnik Loves The C453!

Started this discussion. Last reply by jwight on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Jalopnik has been laying down the smart love big time ever since our C453 premiere at the New York Auto Show. First, the blog wrote up a fantastic feature on…Continue

Jalopnik, Meet Our cross connect App

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Jalopnik pieced together a list of suggested features for new cars and we are proud to say that our C453 has one of 'em. Our cross connect system is referenced in item #10 - "Automakers, want to know…Continue

C453 Updates, Straight To Your Inbox

Started this discussion. Last reply by sUSAi Admin on Wednesday. 4 Replies

With the New York International Auto Show coming to a close, we hope you're as excited for the all-new 2016 smart fortwo as we are. In addition to the info on Insider, we are also offering an email…Continue

Share Your Thoughts On NYIAS

Started this discussion. Last reply by jwight Apr 8. 1 Reply

We've been posting a lot about our presence at the New York International Auto Show and are curious to hear feedback on the press, video footage and photos from the event. Is there anything…Continue

 

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jwight replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Jalopnik Loves The C453!
"Since they hated the 451 fortwo, this is a huge turnaround for them.  Good to hear they've finally seen the light."
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sUSAi Admin replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion C453 Updates, Straight To Your Inbox
"Sorry about that! We talked to our dev team and the form should be working now."
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Jalopnik Loves The C453!

Jalopnik has been laying down the smart love big time ever since our C453 premiere at the New York Auto Show. First, the blog wrote up a fantastic feature on our dashboard phone dock, calling it "the best smart phone integration of any car." We'd be blushing furiously if we didn't already know it was true. Then, later in the week, they posted a stellar review of the C453 itself. It seems it made quite the impression on the author: "I am absolutely blown away by this little thing. I never thought I’d like a smart, but everything about this car appealed to me." With a new generation of smart comes the chance to reach a fresh audience who might never have considered us before. We welcome that chance! …See More
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ralph_of_omaha replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Are You Electricurious?
"Thanks for your replies Mark W and susai admin.  I will indeed follow up with my local dealer.  It is time for annual maintenance on the Passion Coupe, meaning it is day off time, meaning 1+ hours drive time + x hours service time + 1+…"
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Wallace Rumbarger replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion C453 Updates, Straight To Your Inbox
"Ditto Can't "click" on the "submit" button? When do the order banks open to place an order for the 453?"
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sUSAi Admin replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Are You Electricurious?
"Hi Ralph! Even in non-ZEV states, dealerships should be a able to put in orders for electric drives. There may be a bit of a wait time, but it should be possible to purchase one. If you inbox us your email and telephone number, we can try to put you…"
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Mark Williams replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Are You Electricurious?
"We had to order our smart ED in North Carolina for the same reason.  We did buy ours, except for the battery lease deal, and I would think that they would honor the enticing lease offers in Arizona.  I don't believe I saw a limit as…"
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ralph_of_omaha replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Are You Electricurious?
"OK, dumb question time.  I have a 2009 Smart Fortwo Passion Coupe.  I bought it new -- plunked down $100 to get on a reservation list, waited patiently, it came in earlier than expected -- bam! -- done deal.  And now six years of…"
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jwight replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion C453 Updates, Straight To Your Inbox
"The link here didn't work for me either; had to reload the smart USA page itself and sign up that way. "
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Smart Car Dan replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion C453 Updates, Straight To Your Inbox
"Is it just me (which is possible) or is the "submit" button on the link not working? "
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sUSAi Admin replied to sUSAi Admin's discussion Tune In To Our C453 Live Chat!
"Anytime! Yes, we'll definitely keep it in mind the next time we have another major model announcement or brand update. "
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sUSAi Admin replied to Tom Owens's discussion abs light
"Hi Tom! We're really sorry this happened. If you inbox us your VIN, email and telephone number, we can put you in touch with customer care for direct assistance. "
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C453's cross connect app

Posted on April 1, 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Hello Insiders!

We are weeks away from the premier of the C453 at the New York Auto Show. This new generation of smart has so many features worth bragging about. One that we are especially excited for is the cross connect app. The cross connect app turns a driver's smart phone into a dynamic information and multimedia system. In contrast to the smart drive 2 app, cross connect includes a guidebook, car info and the ability to control your in-car radio.

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The Scoop - Further C453 Updates

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 6:00pm 0 Comments

Hello Insiders!



It's been a while since we've updated you on a few key product launches. The most anticipated one is undoubtedly the C453. Originally, we reported that the C453 would be making its US debut in January at the Detroit Auto Show. Since then, the premiere has shifted to the New York Auto Show in April. We're excited to bring the newest generation of our vehicle to New York coinciding with this week's retail launch of the 453 in Europe.…

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Tips For Winterizing Your smart

Posted on January 9, 2015 at 11:09am 0 Comments

Have you gone through the process of winterizing your smart yet? If you haven't already, get on it! Winter is in full swing... Thankfully, our owner's manual (page 143) gives a handy rundown of everything you need to know to master the art of the smart. Here are a couple key tips:



- Get your smart serviced at a designated smart center: All smart centers have a special…

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Automatic Windshield Wipers Settings

Posted on December 10, 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments

Winter weather is upon us, and with it comes the chance to put your smart's automatic windshield wipers to work! We learned via Reddit that some of you were asking about the right way to adjust rain-light sensor-controlled wiper settings. For 2014 smarts that have a rain-light sensor, the feature is activated when the wiper settings are set to "intermittent wiping" or…

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At 12:24pm on January 7, 2014, jwight said…

Let me second Robert's comment.  Not sure what happened but smart USA appears to be totally disconnected from the smart owner community. Yes, there's Farcebook (pun intended) but that's pretty much generic comments without much substance.  Bring back the un-group in anticipation of the 2015 intro of the next generation smarts!

At 12:11pm on January 7, 2014, Robert Ricewasser said…

I have a comment about seeing the un-group revitalized here. Eric Angeloro did a fantastic job of organizing the un-group and without his input the group has struggled on Google Hangout. It has now become apparent that the group can no longer continue without the input from smartUSA. There is still a lot of passion and enthusiasm amongst smart owners and to have the involvement of smartUSA to communicate with a group of committed owners seems like a plus for promoting the brand. Hopefully, Eric or someone else in corporate will take up the challenge to bring the un-group back to life and instill a continued enthusiasm for the brand, amongst it's owners.

At 8:49am on May 9, 2012, Jim and Ann Brown said…

 

Funny, funny, Charlotte!  Before we got our little Munchkin, Ann and I lived on the Bolivar Peninsula, a ferry ride from Galveston, Texas, until we were moved away by hurricane Ike.  Cars going onto the ferry had a TSA-like inspection before boarding.  "Pop the hood, pop the trunk and pop the glove box."  We may drive all the way back down there just to have an experience like yours.  We are all primed to respond, "Sorry, we don't have the first two, but we can open the glove box for you."

On the other hand, the third member of the inspection team used a long-handled mirror to inspect the bottom of cars.  I guess it would not be so funny if we were instructed to remove Munchkin's under tray.  :)

Jim 

At 7:00pm on May 7, 2012, Charlotte Rose Rios said…

Hello sUSAi:

Yes, I am interested in sharing my photos as well as my little story.  I can't tell you how much attention my SmartCar got.  It was especially funny when the security detail searching vehicles and their contents asked me to "Pop the trunk."  After the look on my face, they just laughed.  You certainly can fit a lot of stuff in this car!  How do I get to you my photos?  Charlotte Rios

At 7:38pm on April 28, 2012, spicejax said…

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At 5:21am on October 20, 2011, spicejax said…

I'm confused, are there two sUSAi admins?

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