Toyota Matrix Model Overview

Toyota Matrix Questions

05 Matrix Tire Pressure Sensor

Hi does a 2005 toyota matrix xrs have a tire pressure sensor and where or this year does not have it

Auto Trans Safety Neutral Switch

I had to change the tyranny in my 2003 Toyota Matrix base auto fwd the tranny that was put in is from a 2007 . The problem is ,the cars safety neutral switch has seven leads and the new tranny (200...


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...

I Have A 2009 Toyota Matrix That Has A 1.8 Liter Motor In It I Would Like T...

Have a 2009 Toyota Matrix it has a 1.8 liter motor in it I would like to know if I could swap it out with a 2.4 liter

I Have A 2003 Toyota Matrix It Slows Down When I’m Going Up Hill

Toyota Matrix decreases speed when going up hill

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.

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