Scientific Rating

2011 Smart FORTWO ED COUPE Electricity - CA

Rank: 1 out of 1,306 Small Cars · Company: Mercedes Benz




This company's environmental policies, practices and performance place it among the best 5% of companies rated by GoodGuide.
  • 9.4


    • 10

      Fuel Efficiency, CARB Fuel Efficiency

      Indicates the vehicle's relative fuel efficiency (mpg).

      California Air Resource Board, Cars - CARB MPG Score

      Rating: 10 out of 10

    • 10

      Greenhouse Gas Score, CARB Greenhouse Gas Score

      Indicates emissions of greenhouse gases, in g/mile.

      California Air Resource Board, Car CARB Data

      Rating: 10 out of 10

    • 10

      Smog Score, CARB Smog Score

      Indicates emissions of criteria air pollutants by a vehicle.

      California Air Resource Board, Car CARB Data

      Rating: 10 out of 10

    • 7.0

      Vehicle Manufacturing, Materials, and Disposal Impact

      Indicates the energy that was used to manufacture the vehicle.

      GoodGuide Cars, Vehicle Type

      Rating: 7.0 out of 10



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  • EPA SmartWay
    EPA SmartWay
    The US EPA launched the SmartWay designation to highlight the cleanest, most efficient vehicles for each model year. All vehicles listed in EPA's Green Vehicle Guide receive an Air Pollution Score and a Greenhouse Gas Score, on a scale of 1-10. The SmartWay designation is earned by those vehicles that have combined Air Pollution and Greenhouse Gas Scores that place them in the top tier (approximately the top 20%) of environmental performers. epa.gov

About the Brand

Parent Company:

Mercedes Benz

Parent Company:

Daimler AG

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47 people recommended because
  • environmentally friendly (9)
  • works well (7)
  • good social record (4)
  • fair price (2)
  • good on health (1)
45 people avoided because
  • bad for the environment (11)
  • works poorly (8)
  • expensive (4)