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11/15/2016 Update: New bluetooth stereo installed recently.
This is the car you want to drive with the convenience of parking and moving around in the city. Save on gas and time and look cool while driving. The car is easily accessible near major freeways/highways. You can also take Uber/Lyft or your own car to pick it up. The street parking is free if you need to park your car there.
No smoking or pets please!
Fast trak is tied to the license plate of the car. When the car pass through the Fastrak lanes, the camera will pick up the license plate and charge it to my account. Just let me know at the end of your trip if you use it so I can request a reimbursement for exact toll amount instead of Turo's billing department later which may incur additional charges.
2012 smart fortwoJai's smart15543
The owner cancelled this trip 1 day before it started. This message was automatically posted by Turo.
Jai is very responsive and both pickup and drop off were easy! Took a minute to adjust to the smart shift technology but I was fine once I realized how it functions and adjusted my driving to that. Renting it again in a couple of weeks!
Booking and pickup/drop-off was very convenient, but it seemed like the car was over-due for service. The transmission seemed wonky under 35mph, like the car had trouble shifting gears. While it was an affordable, no-frills experience, the car definitely could have been better maintained.
The entire process of working with Jai to rent his Smartcar was seamless. He was quick at communicating and made it easy to pick up and drop off the car at his place in Oakland. Would definitely rent from him again in the future if ever needed. It was my first time ever driving a Smartcar so that was also a fun experience.
I have rented from Jai several times and he is always so easy to work with. This trip, i left my jacket in one of his cars and he communicated with the person who rented it after me and made arrangements for me to get it back. Jai is amazing!
The car was fun to drive....decently clean, and relatively easy to operate. There were some minor strange electrical issues. ..the radio would turn itself on...and while listening to my ipad in the port, it suddenly stopped functioning. The key may need new batteries. ...but all in all a great trip, good communication and no major hassle. I'd definitely rent again. ..as long as my trip isn't canceled before starting the trip, like the first car I tried to rent from Jai.
I ABSOLUTELY LOVED THIS CAR! It was so much fun to drive! It's very very compact and it will fit practically anywhere, in any parking space on any street. It's especially good at fitting in on those little stretches of curb that bigger cars leave behind them when they park, that are never big enuf to fit in and basically just a waste of curb space? These smart cars love those spots! This car gets EXCELLENT gas mileage! The tank was full when I picked it up and it lasted me my entire 2 week visit which included 3 trips to San Fran, the fuel went a very long way, it really is quite impressive. Jai, on the other hand is just as phenomenal as his vehicle! He was extremely understanding when I needed to make an unusual request to rent the car on a day-by-day basis as opposed to two weeks in advance! I assured him I wud rent it for two weeks so he agreed to block those days off for me to ensure availability and even rearranged another reservation with someone else so I cud keep the car another week! He was more than willing to accommodate my special requests and i greatly appreciate him for that! He made my visit stress-free and I am very pleased with him for doing that & I will definitely recommend him to others as well as rent from him again when I return for future visits! My experience with both Jai AND the car were pleasant & enjoyable and I appreciate that! Definitely giving a 5-Star Rating! It is well deserved!