Smart cars with factory fitted Thatcham security systems

Smart fit as standard a Thatcham category 2 immobiliser or category 1 alarm to nearly all new cars built for the UK market. Privately imported car models or older cars will have no Thatcham approved security at all so your insurance company may ask for an aftermarket alarm or immobiliser to be fitted.

"Does my car have a thatcham alarm or immobiliser?"

It's very important to check BOTH lists as some cars may have be fitted with a CAT2 first but later models could be fitted with a CAT1.

Older cars have NOT been listed below, more detailed information about older cars fitted with Thatcham alarms or immobilisers can be downloaded here as a PDF file from www.thatcham.org

Smart cars fitted with Thatcham category 2 immobiliser

Model Year
City Coupe Jan 03 – Dec 03
Fortwo Jan 04 – Jul 07
Roadster (All models) Sept 03 – on
EV Sept 07 – on

Smart cars fitted with Thatcham category 1 alarm

Model Year
For Four Sep 04 – Mar 07

Smart cars without Thatcham security systems

Smart cars not listed above could still have been fitted with an insurance approved Thatcham category 1 alarm or cat 2 immobiliser by the car dealer or car security specialist so it's worth checking the car documents.

"If your car has not been listed above?"

Since this page was last updated newer car models may have been added and many older cars have not been listed so if you cannot find your make, model and year above it's worth downloading the FULL Thatcham Listing as a PDF file from www.thatcham.org





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