Toyota Matrix Model Overview
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Toyota Matrix Questions
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?
Power Steering Fluid Flush
Just wondering I purchased this car relatively in rough condition from sitting for awhile. I had all the fluids except brake and power steering changed... Tonight I went out to check out my Power S...
Hi, I Have 2009 Toyota Matrix Burning Oil Excessively. I Called Toyota Deal...
Toyota issued a technical service bulletin to all of its dealerships. Toyota acknowledged the problem of excessive oil consumption in some of their vehicles produced between 2006-2011. The bulletin ...
Battery is not keeping charge alternator and starter are brand new
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.