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Smart Fortwo (A453)


The smart car convertible A453 refers to the third generation of the smart fortwo cabrio, which has been in production since 2016. The A453 is the internal model designation used by smart for this particular iteration.

Here are some key features and details of the smart fortwo cabrio A453:

Retractable Soft Top: The smart fortwo cabrio A453 continues the tradition of its predecessors by featuring a retractable soft top that can be opened partially or fully, providing an open-air driving experience. The roof mechanism is operated electronically, making it easier to use compared to previous manual versions.

Compact Design: Like other smart cars, the fortwo cabrio A453 retains its compact dimensions, making it highly maneuverable and suitable for urban driving and parking in tight spaces. Its small size allows for easy navigation through crowded city streets.

Engine Options: The third-generation smart fortwo cabrio is available with a range of gasoline engines, including turbocharged options, depending on the market. These engines are designed to provide adequate power for city driving while maintaining fuel efficiency.

Safety Features: Despite its small size, the fortwo cabrio A453 is equipped with a variety of safety features to protect its occupants. These may include airbags, stability control, and a reinforced safety cell construction, among others.

Interior Comfort and Technology: The cabrio features a comfortable interior with seating for two occupants. It offers modern amenities such as air conditioning, power windows, and an infotainment system with touchscreen display and connectivity features.

Production and Availability: The smart fortwo cabrio A453 has been in production since 2016 and is available in various markets worldwide. It continues to be popular in urban areas where its compact size, convertible design, and modern features are appreciated.

Overall, the smart fortwo cabrio A453 builds upon the strengths of its predecessors while offering updated design, technology, and convenience features, making it a stylish and practical choice for urban driving enthusiasts.

Replacement Roof

The replacement convertible roofs that we supply and fit are OEM parts. This ensures the highest quality and reliability for both you and your vehicle. Crafted with precision and adhering to strict standards, these roofs epitomise excellence in both performance and durability.

Convertible roof replacements featuring an encapsulated rear screen include a brand-new screen encapsulated within the new replacement roof.

We stand firmly behind our craftsmanship, offering a comprehensive 12-month guarantee on both our work and the roofs themselves. This warranty underscores our commitment to delivering not just superior products, but also the confidence and peace of mind that accompany our exceptional service and top-tier convertible roofs.

Available in a diverse array of colours, our selection allows you to personalise your vehicle while maintaining the assurance of OEM quality.


Common Faults Include....

  • Failure in Hall sensor positioning, resulting in high AC voltage output
  • Convertible top remains stuck in open position
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof cylinders
  • Dashboard warning indicating insecure roof or incomplete cycle
  • Slow operation of roof mechanism
  • Misalignment of frame affecting roof mechanism
  • Water seepage through weather seals
  • Insecure front roof attachment due to faulty catches
  • Activation of 'roof not secure' warning while driving
  • Torn, damaged, or frayed soft top fabric
  • Failure of microswitch, leading to open circuit or high resistance
  • Convertible top halts midway, unable to complete full cycle
  • Failure of tonneau cover or rear lid to close
  • Noisy pump or motor during roof operation
  • Communication failure in CAN-BUS system
  • Issues with stuck or damaged flaps.
  • Intermittent functioning of the roof, unable to complete cycle
  • Convertible top is immobilized in closed position
  • Dryness or deterioration in weather seals
  • Cracks in frame or deformation in rear bow
  • Failure in roof or body control module, ECU corrosion or malfunction
  • Faulty or deteriorated solder connections
  • Damage in wiring loom, including split wires or connections
  • Leakage in hydraulic roof hoses
  • Foggy or cracked plastic rear window
  • Non-functional switch for roof mechanism
  • Boot lid fails to open
  • Torn, frayed, or damaged headlining
  • Obstruction in roof drains
  • Difficulty in operating stiff manual front catches
  • Shrinkage of weather seals, allowing visibility through gaps
  • Inoperative front power windows

Should any of these issues be present, feel free to get in touch with us via phone, email, or by completing our contact form. Your communication is valuable to us.


  • Black
  • Beige
  • Blue
  • Green
  • Grey
  • Maroon
  • Brown
  • Camel


At present, our inability to furnish pricing online stems from the dynamic nature of global economics, which has led to substantial fluctuations in the costs of parts and materials on a day-to-day basis. The intricate interplay of market forces, supply chain disruptions, and geopolitical factors has rendered pricing incredibly volatile, making it challenging to provide accurate and up-to-date figures in real-time.

As we remain committed to offering fair and transparent pricing to our customers, we find it prudent to ensure that any pricing information reflects the current market reality, hence our decision to refrain from online pricing until we can reliably provide figures that align with the ongoing fluctuations in the global economy.

For pricing concerning above make and model, contact us through via phone, email, or by completing the contact form provided below.

For immediate pricing information, we recommend contacting our office directly. We respond to emails and inquiries submitted via the contact form within a 24-hour timeframe.


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