Compare 2005 Chevrolet Cavalier vs 2005 Toyota Matrix

2005 Chevrolet Cavalier
2005 Toyota Matrix
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2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2-Door Coupe Base w/1SV 26 34 $9,757 $10,325
2-Door Coupe Base 26 36 $13,473 $14,410
4-Door Sedan Base 26 36 $13,660 $14,610
2-Door Coupe LS 26 36 $15,044 $16,090
4-Door Sedan LS 26 36 $15,231 $16,290
2-Door Coupe LS Sport 26 36 $16,371 $17,510
4-Door Sedan LS Sport 26 36 $16,558 $17,710
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4-Door Wagon Manual STD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
4-Door Wagon Manual STD 30 36 $13,744 $14,860
4-Door Wagon Automatic STD 28 34 $14,484 $15,660
4-Door Wagon Manual XR 30 36 $14,786 $16,340
4-Door Wagon Automatic XR 28 34 $15,537 $17,170
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD STD 26 31 $16,088 $17,395
4-Door Wagon Automatic AWD XR 26 31 $16,954 $18,735
4-Door Wagon 6-Speed Manual XRS 25 32 $17,058 $18,850
Pricing
Invoice Price
$9,757
$13,744
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$10,325
$14,860
Monthly Payment Estimate
$172 / month
$248 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
Fuel Economy
City
26 mpg 30 mpg
Highway
34 mpg 36 mpg
Vehicle
EPA Classification
Sub-Compact Small Station Wagon
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
50.0 51.7
Second Leg Room (in)
32.7 36.3
Passenger Volume (ft³)
86.8 118.0
Front Head Room (in)
37.6 40.6
Second Hip Room (in)
49.5 47.8
Front Shoulder Room (in)
53.9 53.2
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
Exterior Dimensions
Liftover Height (in)
26.1 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
68.7 69.9
Track Width, Front (in)
57.6 59.6
Min Ground Clearance (in)
5.7 5.9
Length, Overall (in)
180.9 171.3
Height, Overall (in)
53.0 61.6
Track Width, Rear (in)
56.4 58.9
Wheelbase (in)
104.1 102.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Trunk Volume (ft³)
13.2 -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down (ft³)
- - TBD -
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up (ft³)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
7.87 x 1.77 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 -
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
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
14.0 13.2
Steering
Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
2.6 3.4
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
14.7 19.5
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
35.6 35.5
Steering Type
Pwr Rack & Pinion Variable Pwr
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P195/70R14 P205/55R16
Rear Tire Order Code
QFB NA
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
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
N/A 150
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
N/A 1500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Weight Information
Base Curb Weight (lbs)
2617 2675
Wheels
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel - TBD -
Front Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 16 x 6.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
14 x 6 16 x 6.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
9.6 6.9
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
525 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
105 - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.2L/134 1.8L/110
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
140 @ 5600 130 @ 6000
Engine Type
Gas L4 Gas I4
Fuel System
SFI SEFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
150 @ 4000 125 @ 4200
Engine Order Code
L61 NA
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
34 36
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
26 30
Transmission
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
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
Summary
Vehicle Name
Chevrolet Cavalier Toyota Matrix
Body Style
2 Door Coupe 5 Door Wagon
Suspension
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 -
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

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