Benefits of driving electric


Combined electricity consumption in kWh/100 km: 18.2 / 29.3 kWh/100 miles (BRABUS), 16.8 / 27 kWh/100 miles (Premium), 17.4 / 28 kWh/100 miles (Pro+) (WLTP); Combined CO2 emissions in g/km: 0; Electric range (WLTP) in km: 400 (BRABUS), 440 (Premium), 420 (Pro+).

Why choose an electric car?

Electric vehicles are driving the future – shifting a next level driving experience into the here and now. Battery ranges keep on improving and charging networks grow larger and larger all across Europe. Now, it's time for you to get comfortable in the driver’s seat.

So why choose an electric car? Discover some of the benefits of going electric:

  • A unique, powerful driving experience

  • Potential tax benefits, depending on government regulations

  • Easy to charge at home and on the go

Discover all the advantages of driving electric cars with smart, both for you and the environment.


Benefits of electric cars on the environment

Charged up for change

Our vision? A future where smart technology makes mobility more eco-friendly. As a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), the smart #1 is futureproof and ready to drive change for a better tomorrow. Thanks to an ever-growing network of charging points and convenient ways to charge up at home with cleaner energy, it is easier than ever to have a positive impact on the climate.

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The energy-conscious car

Drive towards a cleaner future. With seamless EV technology, the smart #1 motor saves energy and allows charging on the go with regenerative braking. Use the Hello smart App to preheat your smart #1, thus reducing energy consumption during your trip.

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Save energy with smart #1

The ECO mode decreases energy consumption while driving, whereas the ECO+ mode optimises energy consumption of features within the vehicle.


Charging is convincingly convenient

Worried about the inconvencience of charging? With smart charge@street, charging is straightforward. smart's partnership with DCS gives you access to over 360,000 charging stations across Europe, charging you up wherever you go. Charge your smart #1 from 10% to 80% in under 30 minutes (150kW) with DC supercharging or 3 hours (22kW) with AC charging. Or simply charge right outside your house with smart charge@home.

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Futureproof technology

When you’re driving, it is all about the experience. With the smart #1, we aimed to make this experience as digital as possible with an exciting set of connectivity features. This involves the easy-to-use in-car infotainment system and integration of smart #1 functions into the Hello smart App, like scheduled driving, location check and status of smart charge@street charging. Also, the #1 offers a broad range of driving assistance functions to make your life easier – including adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go, fully automated parking and highway and traffic jam assist. Experience convenience made with tomorrow in mind and enjoy the benefits of driving a smart #1.

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Discover the right smart #1 for you

The choice is yours. Select your favourite smart #1 line.

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Taillights of electric SUV smart #1

Electric car – yes or no?

Sooner or later, this question crosses every driver’s mind. The benefits of having an electric car have steadily increased – now, the smart #1 is futureproof and a worry-free driving experience wherever you go. That is equally true for the smart #1 as a company car. An electric company car has benefits which are great for your fleet, great for your co-workers and great for any company that’s ready for a better tomorrow.

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