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4 Dr STD AWD Wagon
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4 Dr STD Wagon
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4 Dr XR AWD Wagon
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4 Dr XR Wagon
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4 Dr XRS Wagon
Avg. Price: $9,620

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4.35 stars

Based on 18 reviews

I Freaking Love It! by James
 — Performance: In terms of horsepower it has plenty. BUT in terms of torque.. it is severely lacking but has enough to get by. Braking is phenomenal. One of the best stopping powered cars i know. Hand... Read More
My Mighty Matrix by Ruthie
 — 1. I can carry just about anything in the trunk. The read seats and the front passenger side seat all fold forward. I fit a 9ft rug in there, and countless pieces of furniture. 2. I get about 24 MPG w... Read More
My Little Matrix That Could by Mariano
 — Performance - 0-60 in like a minute! HAHA; but no, really, the car is zippy. It's fairly quick for its weight, class, and power. The brakes are a bit spongy and the clutch is a bit difficult with you ... Read More

2005 Toyota Matrix Overview

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Based on 18 reviews

2005 Toyota Matrix

The 2005 Toyota Matrix got a bit of a makeover, getting a new grille, front bumper, and taillights. The 2005 Matrix also got some more optional safety features, including side-curtain airbags.

The 2005 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 2005 Toyota Matrix because of its style, dependability, fuel efficiency, and roomy interior. Despite its small size, owners say there is plenty of cargo space. Many drivers complain that there is a lot of road noise, and a stiff suspension makes for a bumpy ride. Shorter drivers also have problems with visibility to the side and rear.

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