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2006 Toyota Matrix Review

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Sharing platforms, powertrains and components with the Pontiac Vibe, but offering its own distinctive exterior and interior styling, the Matrix is a Corolla-based sports wagon that's available in either front- or all-wheel drive. It's powered in its base version by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 130 horsepower in front-drive form and 123 horses with AWD; it can be fitted to either a five-speed manual (with front-drive models) or a four-speed automatic transmission. The top XRS is the sportiest version, by virtue of its more powerful 170-horsepower version of the 1.8-liter engine and standard six-speed manual transmission, which is the only available gearbox. Split-folding rear seats with ample tie-down locations and assorted storage areas and bins add to the Matrix's inherent utility. Anti-lock brakes with Electronic Brakeforce Distribution are included on the top version and are offered elsewhere in the line, while Vehicle Stability Control is optionally offered on front-drive models. It sees minor changes only for 2006.

 

 

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Saturday, July 4, 2015
For 2013 Toyota Matrix

I would buy a new one if they still made it.

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I love my Matrix. Its cool, its blue, it can seat 5 adults, carry lumber or a surfboard. Seats fold down, and I have actually been able to sleep in it. I wish they still made em, because I would be ready for a... + More »
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Thursday, June 25, 2015
For 2013 Toyota Matrix

Economical sporty car aat good price

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Our Matrix is a neat little car with good handling.
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
2012 Toyota Matrix 5-Door Wagon Automatic L FWD (SE)

Gooc car ,but the 1.8 L realy doesn't anny power for the hyway, just 5o comute from point a to point b around town, it's ok

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IT'S A REALY GOOD CAR, BUT I JUST CAN'T LIVE WHIT THE 1.8L. IT SRARES MY ON THE HYWAY WHEN YOU NEED TO PAST AN OTHER VEHICULE YOU ALMOST NEED AN APPOINTMENT AND I FIND IT DANGERUS.AND THAT WHIL MAKE ME GET... + More »
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