My Smart Car is still in the shop. It is at the Mercedes dealership where I bought it so I feel like I've put it in a top notch hospital and am not worried. Their prices are a little high but the car is such a specialty kind of thing to work on and I've not had hardly anything done since I bought it in 2012 that I can live with the cost. Not like I'm going to buy another car. It only has 63K miles on it and I do not drive it far any more. The alternative would be using one car, a 2011 Rav 4 or buying another. Repair costs vs car payment is a no brainer. And the Smart Car is just too perfect for me.
So Mercedes has it for action as long as they need it.