2004 Toyota Matrix Overview


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4 Dr STD AWD Wagon
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Avg. Price: $5,810
4 Dr STD Wagon
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4 Dr XR AWD Wagon
Avg. Price: $6,490
4 Dr XR Wagon
Avg. Price: $5,744
4 Dr XRS Wagon
Avg. Price: $5,859

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4.25 stars

Based on 17 reviews

Rating Says It All by plato
 — purchased vehicle used in 2006.It had 82000 kilometers (49000 miles) on odometer when purchased.Immediately changed oil to Mobil 1 5-W-30 synthetic, drove for a week & changed again.Oil & synthetic fi... Read More
Little Car That Could by Wendy
 — i've had this matrix for not too long, and so far i'm liking it... it has a lot of potential if you have time to put your time and effort into making it yours rather then stock... it has tons of rooms... Read More
Well-built, Stylish, Sporty With Excellent Fuel Economy. by herkyfred
 — Thoroughly enjoyed this car. Regular maintenance resulted in reliability and cost savings at the end of the day. Had absolutely no major mechanical or engine problems. Car has performed in an excellen... Read More

2004 Toyota Matrix Overview

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2004 Toyota Matrix

For 2004, the Toyota Matrix saw only a few changes, including the availability of an in-dash CD player in the standard and XR models, and the availability of a navigation system in the XRS. The XRS engine also saw a slight decrease in horsepower.

The 2004 Toyota Matrix is available in three trim levels: the standard, the XR, and the XRS. The standard and the XR share the same engine with the Corolla, a 1.8-liter, four-cylinder with 130 horses. All-wheel drive knocks the horsepower down to 123, while the XRS gets 170 horses. Upgrading to the XR gets power windows, mirrors, and locks; a remote key fob; and a rear wiper, while the top-of-the-line XRS comes with 16-inch alloy wheels, anti-lock breaks, and a six-speed manual transmission. The XRS is available only in front-wheel drive. Fuel economy is about 29-34 miles per gallon.

Drivers like the 2004 Matrix for its style, cargo space, and gas mileage. They also appreciate that old reliable Toyota is trying something new with the Matrix. Owners frequently complain about dash gauge readability and a lack of engine power (except in the XRS. Shorter drivers also say that there is poor visibility to the sides and rear


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