Smart Expands EV Lineup with the New #3 Coupe SUV

Original Article by Philip Hedderman

Smart is expanding its electric vehicle lineup with the introduction of the new #3 Coupe SUV. Following the success of the Smart #1, this new model offers a blend of sporty design, advanced technology, and impressive performance, positioning itself as a strong contender in the EV market.

Design and Features

The Smart #3 measures 4.4 meters in length, 1.8 meters in width, and 1.6 meters in height, with a 2.7-meter wheelbase. Built on the same platform as the Volvo EX-30, it features athletic curves, a shark nose with a wide A-shaped grille, and slim LED headlights. The striking rear spoiler, 19-inch alloys, and frameless doors add a touch of sportiness.

Inside, the #3 boasts a high-quality design with a floating center console and sumptuous two-tone leather seats. The state-of-the-art infotainment system is housed in a high-resolution 12.8-inch touchscreen, linked to a 13-speaker audio system. The cockpit also features a panoramic roof, a 9.2-inch digital instrument cluster, and ambient lighting.

Practicality and Storage

The Smart #3 offers practical storage solutions with a boot capacity of 370 liters, expandable to 1,160 liters when the 60:40 split rear seats are folded. Additionally, there is a 15-liter "frunk" for extra storage.


The Smart #3 is powered by an all-electric motor with rear-wheel drive, generating 268bhp and delivering 343Nm of torque. For those seeking higher performance, the all-wheel drive Brabus variant produces an impressive 423bhp, accelerating from 0 to 100 km/h in just 3.7 seconds.

Battery and Charging

Buyers can choose between 47 or 62kWh battery packs, offering ranges of 415 to 455 kilometers (WLTP). The #3 supports both 22kWh (AC) and 150kW (DC) fast charging, with charging times from 10% to 80% in under three hours (AC) and under 30 minutes (DC).


The Smart #3 range starts at €38,714, including grants, making it an attractive option for those looking to switch to electric driving.


With its blend of stylish design, advanced features, and impressive performance, the Smart #3 Coupe SUV is set to make a significant impact in the EV market. For those considering an electric vehicle, ensuring reliable charging solutions is crucial. EGO EV chargers provide efficient and dependable charging options, enhancing the overall EV ownership experience.