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8. Smart ForTwo
8. Smart ForTwo
The shortest car in America, the Smart ForTwo sacrifices some of the inherent cuteness that comes with its size in favor of some modernistic touches like the abbreviated roofline and jarring side body graphics. Some more of the cuteness wore off after drivers experienced the short wheelbase firsthand and saw the $16,000 price tag for the trunkless two-seater. Popular in Europe where they park on sidewalks, the ForTwo has yet to find a following in the U.S., where sales have trickled away to less than 500 a month.

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