Compare 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 2004 Toyota Matrix

2004 Chevrolet Cavalier
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2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Base Coupe w/1SV 26 33 $9,577 $10,135
2-Door Coupe Base 26 37 $13,309 $14,235
4-Door Sedan Base 26 37 $13,496 $14,435
2-Door Coupe LS 26 37 $14,871 $15,905
4-Door Sedan LS 26 37 $15,058 $16,105
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 37 $16,278 $17,410
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 37 $16,465 $17,610
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4-Door Wagon Manual Std
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual Std 29 36 $13,568 $14,670
4-Door Wagon Automatic Std 28 33 $14,308 $15,470
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 29 36 $14,641 $16,180
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 33 $15,365 $16,980
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD Std 26 31 $15,831 $17,115
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,691 $18,445
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $16,968 $18,750
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,577
$13,568
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,135
$14,670
Monthly Payment Estimate
$169 / month
$245 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 29 mpg
Highway
33 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Second Head Room (in)
36.6 39.8
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Shoulder Room (in)
54.9 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.9 41.8
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
100 96.2
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.2
Exterior Dimensions
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 171.3
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 60.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 59.6
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 21.8
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 53.2
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake Type
Power Power
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
9.06 x 1.57 9.0 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
10.2 x 0.79 10.8 x - TBD -
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 13.2
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 35.5
Steering Type
Power Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.36
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Tires
Front Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T115/70D14 - TBD -
Front Tire Order Code
QFB NA
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QFB NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
1000 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
100 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2617 2679
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6.0 T135/80R16
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6.0 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 6.9
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SMPI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Displacement
2.2L/134 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 130 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
33 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 29
Transmission
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.31 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.02 1.90
Trans Order Code
MM5 NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94 3.94
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.98 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/4th & 5th OD Manual w/OD
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.58 3.17
Clutch Size (in)
8.46 - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.35 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.69 0.73
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 5 Door Wagon
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Toyota Matrix
Suspension
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
0.75 0.95
Suspension Type - Rear
Trailing Axle Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
25 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Coil Springs w/Stabilizer Bar
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
32 - TBD -

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