It has a whopping 19. My previous car was a Corolla. On the other hand, the central control layout for the driver has its own simple charm. Toyota Matrix 2010 model - phased out but still be loved If sedans are known as compact and elegant vehicles, hatchbacks are actually more practical and flexible yet sportier cars. The recall began on October 27, 2014. My real complaint however, is that there are a lot of blind spots, especially around the side mirrors. In addition, hatches sometimes look a little better than their sedan siblings, and seldom come with… What a year! Some people may need a cover for the steering wheel to have a good grip.
All-wheel drive only comes with the S model, which has a 2. Over all I think it should not be more expensive than Corolla because of higher gas consumption, less comfort, blind spot, noisy engine, very cheap material used in the interior of the car. I would still recommend these cars to friends even if they have recalls because they both are still reliable cars. Not a good thing at all. Still, the car is highly appreciated for its usefulness, versatility and daily practicality. The base Toyota Matrix has standard air conditioning and a four-speaker stereo with an auxiliary input jack, which is typical for the class. Some of them try to avoid giving you any original document.
The failure of the driver's air bag to deploy in the event of a crash that typically necessitates deployment increases the risk of injury to the driver. Despite the slight price increase for the 2010 model year, the Matrix still comes in on the more inexpensive end of the crossover or sport wagon segment. Toyota Matrix 2010 model: Exterior At the first glance, the Matrix gets a sporty and handsome look. In normal conditions, the optional all-wheel drive system in the S trim sends all the power to the front wheels, helping the vehicle behave like a front-wheel drive vehicle until conditions warrant a change. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Manual Fourth Gear Ratio :1 0.
The Matrix also has good crash test scores. The storage capacity is excellent but the interior styling could use some upgrades and some added luxury features. However, the sides are quite high and prominent and the rear pillar is chunky, giving it a unique look from every angle. One thing you will consider when driving is that the visibility on the rear can be a challenge due to the rather narrow window entrance, particularly for those who have a great height. Very good and close to being the best vehicle in its class. Remedy Toyota will notify the Toyota and Lexus owners. For a smaller car, it should get better gas mileage.
With its recent redesign, as an early 2009 model, the Matrix was given a lower, sportier stance, yet similar proportions to the previous version. So the sound system has to be cranked up fairly loud to hear it well. Overall, I'm very pleased with my purchase, and I definitely recommend the Matrix for folks looking for a car that drives and has mileage like a small car, but has an impressive amount and utility of cargo space. All 3 come with front-wheel drive standard, but all-wheel drive is an option for the S. However, across the line, road noise can be an issue; a surprising amount of boominess can enter the cabin from rough pavement.
Not a good grip on the steering wheel. Fuel estimates for the 2010 Matrix are impressive. I hope the newer versions of this car have fixed that. Overall, it's a cute car, peppy, and good for cargo. Since 2013, the base variant has been updated with an all-new sound system with audio streaming Since 2013, the base variant has been updated with an all-new sound system with audio streaming, a six-speaker system with satellite radio, Bluetooth hands-free calling and iPod connectivity. And, at least on this model, was no tinted windows.
It's a beautifully styled car with a heck of alot of room, especially if you fold down the back and passenger seat which folds flat foward - a very cool feature. I have 28K miles on this car and the hood is covered in chips from normal highway exposure. Explore Toyota Parts Online and shop an authorized dealer for all the spare 2010 Toyota Matrix parts and accessories you need. The hatch also offers a spacious cabin space as it can be widened by folding the rear seating row to house up more luggage and pieces of stuff. I felt the Vibe was a bit smaller than the newer Matrix body. Toyota's numbers for interim notification for this campaign are G1P Toyota Zone A , G1R Toyota Zone B , G2G Lexus Zone A , and G2H Lexus Zone B. Power mirrors, tilt and telescoping steering, and an auxiliary input jack—items that aren't always standard on small cars—are standard on the base model.
. To see other changes for 2010, , or check out a of the two model years. Has a lot of get up n go! Likewise, the trunk is large for the class, but some writers say your cargo could get scratched on the Matrix's flat plastic floor. Unlike other websites and magazines, our ratings are not based solely on a singular road test, but rather a more encompassing batch of criteria: quality, safety, comfort, performance, fuel economy, reliability history and value. Overall, it flows a little more, thanks to a more contoured roofline and a number of sculpted details. Its generally the same car just a different body style.
You think at this time cruise control must be standard and not an option, but Toyota can surprise you some times. It's a tough, bloody business out there for every automaker-no matter how good the performance, the styling, the gas mileage, the value; without credit a lot of people simply aren't buying new cars. Lots of cargo room for out recent move as well. Lots of storage and when you fold the back seats flat you have a covered truck. However, taller drivers with long legs will wish their seat would slide back farther. While the Corolla gets a Top Safety Pick.
Doing 80 mph to keep up with traffic we got 30 mpg!!! Can hold lots of cargo with rear seats folded down. The Matrix is a five-door hatchback that first went on sale as the Corolla Matrix for model-year 2003. The base Matrix has a 1. Otherwise, Matrix makes good use of its tall design by furnishing generous headroom. However, its cheap cabin materials mean that the Matrix lacks the interior refinement of some higher ranking used small cars. Seats are firm and supportive, but not stiff. The hatch also offers a spacious cabin space as it can be widened by folding the rear seating row The interior is simple and solid with matte-metallic and hard plastic wrapped on most of the dashboard and drab plastics otherwise, luxury and high-end level seem to be far away from this car.