Compare 2009 Suzuki SX4 vs 2009 Toyota Matrix

2009 Suzuki SX4
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4-Door Sedan Manual FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Sedan Manual FWD 22 30 $12,766 $13,299
4-Door Sedan Manual LE FWD 22 30 $14,101 $14,689
4-Door Sedan Manual LE Popular Pkg FWD 22 30 $14,533 $15,139
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport FWD 22 29 $15,109 $15,739
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE FWD 23 31 $15,157 $15,789
5-Door HB Manual FWD 22 29 $15,301 $15,939
4-Door Sedan Automatic LE Popular Pkg FWD 23 31 $15,589 $16,239
5-Door HB Manual AWD 21 28 $15,781 $16,439
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport Technology Pkg FWD 22 29 $15,877 $16,539
5-Door HB Manual Technology Pkg FWD 22 29 $16,021 $16,689
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport FWD 22 30 $16,165 $16,839
5-Door HB Automatic FWD 22 30 $16,357 $17,039
5-Door HB Manual Technology Pkg AWD 21 28 $16,741 $17,439
4-Door Sedan Manual Sport Touring Pkg FWD 22 29 $16,837 $17,539
5-Door HB Automatic AWD 21 28 $16,837 $17,539
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport Technology Pkg FWD 22 30 $16,933 $17,639
5-Door HB Automatic Technology Pkg FWD 22 30 $17,077 $17,789
5-Door HB Automatic Technology Pkg AWD 21 28 $17,797 $18,539
5-Door HB Manual Touring Pkg AWD 21 28 $17,797 $18,539
4-Door Sedan Automatic Sport Touring Pkg FWD 22 30 $17,893 $18,639
5-Door HB Automatic Touring Pkg AWD 21 28 $18,853 $19,639
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5-Door Wagon Manual FWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual FWD 26 32 $15,229 $16,290
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD 26 32 $15,229 $16,290
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 25 31 $15,989 $17,100
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD 25 31 $15,989 $17,100
4-Door Wagon Manual FWD S 21 28 $16,798 $18,360
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD S 21 28 $16,798 $18,360
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD S 21 29 $17,888 $19,550
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD S 21 29 $17,888 $19,550
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD S 20 26 $18,758 $20,500
5-Door Wagon Automatic AWD S 20 26 $18,758 $20,500
4-Door Wagon Manual FWD XRS 21 28 $18,994 $20,760
5-Door Wagon Manual FWD XRS 21 28 $18,994 $20,760
4-Door Wagon Automatic FWD XRS 21 29 $20,084 $21,950
5-Door Wagon Automatic FWD XRS 21 29 $20,084 $21,950
Pricing
Invoice Price
$12,766
$15,229
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$13,299
$16,290
Monthly Payment Estimate
$222 / month
$272 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.4
7.6
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2009 Suzuki SX4 is an amazing bargain, but it might not meet your most frugal car needs at the pump. Can't make up your mind between coupe, sedan, or SUV? The versatile, economical, and safe 2009 Toyota Matrix might be the solution.
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Fuel Economy
City
22 mpg 26 mpg
Highway
30 mpg 32 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Small station wagon Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
51.0 52.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
104.0 114
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 36.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 40.5
Second Hip Room (in)
42.6 43.7
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.3 53.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
37.6 39.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
52.8 52.6
Front Leg Room (in)
41.4 41.6
Exterior Dimensions
Track Width, Rear (in)
58.9 59.9
Wheelbase (in)
98.4 102.4
Liftover Height (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.1 69.5
Track Width, Front (in)
59.1 59.8
Min Ground Clearance (in)
6.3 5.8
Length, Overall (in)
177.6 171.9
Height, Overall (in)
60.8 61.0
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
15.5 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- 61.5
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- 19.8
Brakes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
- TBD - NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.8
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
- TBD - 10.2
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
13.2 13.2
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Pwr rack & pinion
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.88 3.1
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
15.2 16.2
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
34.8 36.0
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
NA NA
Front Tire Size
P195/65R15 P205/55R16
Spare Tire Size
T125/70D16 Temporary
Front Tire Order Code
NA NA
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA 150
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA 1500
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2668 2865
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x - TBD - 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
- TBD - Temporary
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 5.8
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - - TBD -
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
136 @ 3500 128 @ 4400
Engine Order Code
NA NA
Displacement
2.0L/122 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
143 @ 5800 132 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MPFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
30 32
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
22 26
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
25 28
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.55 3.17
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31 1.31
Trans Type
5 5
Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25 3.25
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90 1.90
Trans Order Code
NA NA
Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
4.41 4.31
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.97 0.89
Trans Description Cont.
Manual Manual
Summary
Vehicle Name
Suzuki SX4 Toyota Matrix
Body Style
4 Door Sedan 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - 0.79
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
NA NA
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- TBD - - TBD -
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - 0.94
Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam Torsion Beam
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
NA NA
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
7 8

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