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Toyota Matrix Questions



How much gas should my car be eating up

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2006 Toyota Matrix - Tail Lights Not Working On Automatic

My daughter's tail lights no longer work when her head lights automatically come on. They do work when she turns her lights on manually. Could it be something as simple as a fuse?

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How Do I Replace The Auxiliary Bin/box In My 2003 Matrix?

Took my Matrix in for an air bag recall and the auxiliary bin/box below the stick shift wasn't put back in. There is a loose metal piece that acts like a spring that is just laying there. Where does ...

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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 In The Floorboard

2010 Toyota matrix - left the back windows down during a bad rainstorm. used a wet vac on the carpet but there is a lot of water trapped underneath. How to drain this? A you tube video shows a 200...

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Toyota Matrix Overview

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.