2006 Toyota Matrix User Reviews

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    2006 Toyota Matrix Review
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    Overall nice reliable gas saving car with a little pep as well. Same as the Pontiac Vibe but the original of the two.
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    2006 Toyota Matrix 4 Dr XR Review
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    35

    It Is A Basic Car Has Everything You Need But Not Everything You Would Want — I like this car simply because its a compact hatch back and it is very easy to drive and you don't have too many blind spots and maintenance is very cheap and it gets almost 30mpg so theres some of the highlight of that.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: its a very easy car to drive
    very fuel efficient
    A car that will get you from point A to B easily and enjoyable car to drive

    Cons: doesn't have a lot of power acceleration is weak sometimes you have to force it to go faster.
    made out of plastic cheap material on the inside
    very basic and  has no AUX input

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    2006 Toyota Matrix 4 Dr Base Review
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    45

    Useful — This is outiftted to tow behind my RV, and it does a good job in that capacity. It is stick shift, which is a pain in city traffic. Good power, good braking, good visabilitiy. It's a nice little car, and very useful to tow along.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: Hatchback style and fold down rear seats alllow carrying "stuff."

    Cons: Ordinary looking, rattles in windows, doors

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    25

    Zippy Ride — This is a great fun car to drive, awesome gas mileage. Perfect for a small family, student or just about anyone! You can't go wrong with a fun zippy ride for the right price! Has a lot of cargo space too

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great Gas mileage, fun to drive

    Cons: nothing

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    2006 Toyota Matrix 4 Dr XRS Review
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    Great Car For A Family — Great for highway ride. I travel 60 miles to work 5 days a week for 3 years never gave me a problem. Gas and Gear shifting is great with a manual handles very well on a clear day or threw rain,sleet or snow. Great for the family. Grade A

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great on gas it pick up speed fast when need. Lots of room sound system good very reliable.

    Cons: Cant think of one

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    2006 Toyota Matrix 4 Dr XR AWD Review
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    Great Little Car — Terrific gas mileage. I never worry about gas prices. It has 138 hp which may seem underpowered for some, but I think this car has a lot of pep. The cabin seems spacious for a compact car. It is easy to park. Very low maintenance costs. I paid for the servicing from the dealer which seemed costly, but no major repairs. I really like the car, so it's hard to find the negatives. It serves me well.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great little car. Reliable and the cabin seems spacious for a compact. I like the interior and the flexible space in the back has proven useful when transporting items from stores. I like that it has "pep." That is, I usually can lead traffic even when I'm not pressing the gas pedal hard. The normal mode on the car is Overdrive and that may have something to do with it. I just know I like it. I think the car is pretty. So it seems more like a chick car. But I have seen men drive it.

    Cons: It's hard for me to say because I really have enjoyed this car so much. People have said that there was a lot of cabin noise, but I don't really notice it.

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    2006 Toyota Matrix 4 Dr XRS Review
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    Best Car For The Money And Style — i love the fun that you can have. it looks small but the feeling in the car as you drive is electrifying. the 6 speed is quick and spunky and they can look very clean and jdm if you do them right

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: quickness

    Cons: not well know for fixing up

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    Great For What We Use It, Shopping And Short Trips — Versatile, problem-free and economical city transport. Perfect for shopping and short trips. Large items are no problem. Rear hatchback window opens so long items can be secured without damaging the interior of the vehicle. The only option that should be standard is the cargo net, use it for EVERYTHING from eggs to flowers. Ed

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Roomy and problem free

    Cons: Tight for six footer and a little noisy for highway travel

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    Amazing Car, Fun To Drive, Spacious Enough To Haul — This car is amazing, Im able to fit my bike in the back with no problem! The overall ride is very comfortable, and roomy. It is a great car with enough sportyness to appeal even to me! Also can not complain about the fact that it is a Toyota

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: fun to drive and looks great

    Cons: nothing

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    Best And Worst — This was an awesome car. Loved the body style. Their was as much room in the rear seat area as in the front seat area. Plenty of performance and storage. My only complaint was Front Alignment Issues. Great Car though.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: Styling, Room and Performance

    Cons: Alignment easily put out of adjustment from just entering and leaving my paved driveway.

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    2008 Toyota Matrix Reviews

    I Really Enjoy My Matrix By RobertOMalley

    I enjoy my Matrix. This is my first car. I am upset that they have decided to discontinue the model. I believe they are making a mistake unless they replace it with something similar. We will see what... Read More

    Fun Little Commuter Car By Landon

    Drove this car on a daily basis for close to 5 years. It was a wonderful handling car with plenty of room for the family but enough pep to keep me happy. Fuel mileage was about 29MPG overall, which ... Read More

    2007 Toyota Matrix Reviews

    Very Good By Oregonian

    Overalll the Matrix was a good car that served us well for the 7 years we owned it. We had no complaints about it except for road noise. It was easy to drive and park. The mileage was decent. It ... Read More

    Versatility Wins On Performance By Denis

    Got this car although it was not one of my top choices and I'm glad I got convinced! Best versatility and style in it's class in my opinion. Cheap'esk to drive but offers enough fun even for a Toyota.... Read More

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