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Toyota Matrix 2005 Making Noise

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Driver Side Water Running On Me From Where The Felt And Plastic Meet On The...

I have a 2006 MatrixXR which is leaking streams of water on me, when or after, it rains. After having the drains on the sunroof blown out twice, I ordered a sunroof seal from Toyota, and had it put on...

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Water Leaks

The floor on the right hand side of the car is always soaking wet. could the sunroof have a leak and water gets in when it rains?

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Salvagede Cars

can i have a look at the salvaged 2007 toyota matrix in stock?

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Is There Such A Thing As A Clear Headrest For The Front Seats, That I Can S...

I have a lot of trouble seeing alongside and behind my car when I'm driving, or even backing out of the driveway. The front passenger headrest blocks my view. A clear headrest would solve my problem. ...

213 views with 6 answers (last answer 2 years ago)

About the Toyota Matrix

The Matrix is Toyota's foray into the nascent "CUV" segment: Car Utility Vehicles.  As the name suggests, the Matrix is a mixture of coupe, hatchback, and SUV elements.

The Matrix was introduced in 2003, and took the place of the Corolla wagon, which was retired in 1997. It provides increased storage space and length when compared to a coupe or hatchback, but doesn't ride as high as an SUV, so it's not as prone to rollovers.  As expected, fuel economy is somewhere in the middle between the great results of the compact coupes and the relatively worse fuel economy usage of many SUVs.

The Matrix is actually a collaboration between Toyota and General Motors. The GM version is the Pontiac Vibe, which looks quite different from the Matrix, but the two cars are very similar mechanically.

The Matrix is marketed to a younger consumer. So far, sales have been strong and the Matrix is frequently seen on the road.