2008 Toyota Matrix  -  $16,260


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $16,260
Base Invoice: $15,096
Destination Charge: $750
Options: $0
Trim: 5dr Wgn Man STD (Natl)
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 26 | Hwy: 33
Body Style: 5dr Wgn Man STD (Natl)
Transmission: 5-speed manual transmission
Engine: 1.8L DOHC 16-valve 4-cyl engine w/VVT-i

Model Highlights

Toyota's Corolla-based 2008 Matrix hatchback combines the versatile layout of an SUV with the frugality of a small passenger car. Two trim levels remain--Standard and XR--and both are powered by a 126-horsepower, 1.8L DOHC four-cylinder engine. The engine has variable valve timing for improved low-rev response, and is especially fuel-efficient, bringing EPA ratings of 26 city, 33 highway with the standard five-speed manual transmission. A four-speed automatic is available.

The Matrix's interior layout helps get the most out of its available space. If folding the back seats forward doesn't yield enough space, the front passenger seat also folds forward, and flat. The hatchback's glass can be opened separately for convenient loading of smaller items.

Standard trim models are equipped with air conditioning, a height-adjustable driver's seat, and a four-speaker CD sound system. XR models include significantly more equipment, including keyless entry, variable intermittent wipers, a rear-window wiper, and power windows, locks, and mirrors.

Anti-lock brakes with brake assist are optional, and vehicle stability control, which helps maintain control during abrupt maneuvers or on slippery surfaces, is optional on Matrix models equipped with automatic transmission. Side impact curtain air bags can also be added.

Key options on the Matrix include a moonroof, 17-inch alloys, underbody spoilers, fog lamps, cruise control, a six-disc CD changer, and a JBL audio system.


Pros

Affordable cost of entry; roomy interior; maneuverability.


Model News

For 2008, Toyota has discontinued the M-Theory Special Edition Package and has added a standard tire pressure monitoring system to all models. Otherwise, the Matrix continues on unchanged.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Toyota Matrix, a tall hatchback based on the Corolla sedan, offers impressive cargo versatility, sporty handling and maneuverability, and the fuel efficiency of a small car. Its affordable price, good resale value, and the Corolla's long-established reputation for reliability and durability make it all the more attractive.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
33 MPG

Cruising Range - City
343.20 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
26 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
435.60 mi

Engine Type
Gas I4

Displacement
1.8L/109

Fuel System
SFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
126 @ 6000

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
122 @ 4200

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD

First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.17

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.90

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.31

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.89

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.25

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
3.94

Total Cooling System Capacity
6.9 qts

EPA Classification
Small Station Wagon

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
96.2 ft³

Front Head Room
40.6 in

Front Leg Room
41.8 in

Front Shoulder Room
53.2 in

Front Hip Room
51.7 in

Second Head Room
39.8 in

Second Leg Room
36.3 in

Second Shoulder Room
52.6 in

Second Hip Room
47.8 in

Wheelbase
102.4 in

Length, Overall
171.3 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
69.9 in

Height, Overall
60.6 in

Track Width, Front
59.6 in

Track Width, Rear
58.9 in

Min Ground Clearance
5.9 in

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
21.8 ft³

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
53.2 ft³

Base Curb Weight
2679 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
1500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
150 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
MacPherson Strut

Suspension Type - Rear
Torsion Beam

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar

Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.)
w/Stabilizer Bar

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front
0.95 in

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear
0.79 in

Front Tire Size
P205/55R16

Rear Tire Size
P205/55R16

Spare Tire Size
Compact

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in

Front Wheel Material
Steel

Rear Wheel Material
Steel

Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.5

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.36

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
36.8 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
10.8 x -TBD- in

Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Rear Drum Diam x Width
9.0 x -TBD- in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
13.2 gal

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
60,000

Corrosion Years
5

Corrosion Miles/km
Unlimited

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V035000

Mfg's Report Date
JAN 26, 2010

Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected
271417

Summary
GULF STATES TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2010 VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence
THIS DOES NOT MEET THE STANDARD REQUIREMENTS.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CERTIFICATION LABEL, THE TIRE AND LOADING INFORMATION LABEL, AND THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION (ADDENDUM) LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. DEALERS WILL ALSO CORRECT THE OWNER'S MANUAL. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GULF STATES TOYOTA AT 713-580-3300.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V036000

Mfg's Report Date
OCT 01, 2009

Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Potential Number of Units Affected
153418

Summary
SOUTHEAST TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2006-2009 SIENNA PASSENGER VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS." THESE VEHICLES WERE SOLD BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 1, 2005 AND JUNE 2, 2008 WITHOUT THE REQUISITE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION LABELS.

Consequence
A DRIVER MAY OVERLOAD A VEHICLE WHICH MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOAD CARRYING CAPACITY MODIFICATION (ADDENDUM) LABEL FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SOUTHEAST TOYOTA AT 1-954-420-2000.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID
10V384000

Mfg's Report Date
AUG 26, 2010

Component
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected
1290413

Summary
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2008 COROLLA AND COROLLA MATRIX VEHICLES. THE ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) FOR THE SUBJECT MODELS EQUIPPED WITH THE 1ZZ-FE ENGINE AND TWO-WHEEL DRIVE MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY MANUFACTURED. THERE IS A POSSIBILITY THAT A CRACK MAY DEVELOP AT CERTAIN SOLDER POINTS OR ON VARISTORS ON THE CIRCUIT BOARD.

Consequence
HARSH SHIFTING COULD RESULT, THE ENGINE MAY NOT START, OR THE ENGINE COULD STOP RUNNING WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE PRODUCTION NUMBER OF THE ECM AND REPLACE THE ECM IF NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. TOYOTA WILL MAIL AN INTERIM OWNER NOTIFICATION THE MIDDLE OF SEPTEMBER 2010 TO ADVISE OWNERS OF THIS DEFECT AND RECALL. THIS INTERIM NOTIFICATION WILL INFORM OWNERS THAT THEY WILL RECEIVE A FUTURE NOTIFICATION WHEN PARTS BECOME AVAILABLE TO HAVE THE FREE REMEDY PERFORMED ON THEIR VEHICLE. A SCHEDULE HAS NOT BEEN SET FOR THE FUTURE NOTIFICATIONS. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

1.8L DOHC 16-valve 4-cyl engine w/VVT-i

5-speed manual transmission

Front wheel drive

Independent front Macpherson strut suspension

Rear torsion beam suspension

Front/rear stabilizer bars

P205/55R16 all-season tires

Temporary spare tire

16" x 6.5" steel wheels w/full wheel covers

Engine speed-sensing pwr rack & pinion steering

Pwr front ventilated disc/rear drum brakes

Aerodynamic multi-reflector halogen headlamps

Daytime running lights

Black outside mirrors

Intermittent windshield wipers w/mist cycle

Black door handles

Fabric seat trim

4-way adjustable front bucket seats w/fold-flat passenger seat, dual map pockets

60/40 split fold-down rear bench seat

Carpeted floor covering

Dual front door map pockets

Tilt steering wheel

Optitron instrumentation-inc: speedometer, tachometer, LCD odometer, dual trip meters, outside temp, coolant temp, fuel level

Direct tire pressure monitoring system

Digital clock

AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: (4) speakers

Defroster-linked air conditioning w/air filter

Anti-theft engine immobilizer

HD rear window defroster

(2) 12-volt pwr outlets

(2) front/(2) rear cup holders

Dual visor vanity mirrors

Tonneau cover

Cargo nets-inc: (1) side & (1) rear

Rear cargo track system w/(8) adjustable tie-down hooks & under-deck storage compartment

Driver & front passenger advanced airbags w/occupant sensor

3-point seatbelts for all seating positions, front belts w/adjustable shoulder anchors

Emergency locking retractor (ELR) on driver-side seatbelt, automatic/emergency locking retractors (ALR/ELR) on all passenger seatbelts

Child-protector rear door locks

Child Restraint System (CRS)-inc: lower anchors & top tether anchors

Side-impact door beams

Daytime running lamps

 
50 STATE EMISSIONS
$0

 
FABRIC SEAT TRIM
$0

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
PWR PKG
$480

 
ALL WEATHER GUARD PKG
$250

 
ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM
$300

 
16" X 6.5" ALUMINUM WHEELS
$410

 
DRIVER & FRONT PASSENGER SIDE-IMPACT CURTAIN AIRBAGS
$645

 
INTERMITTENT REAR WIPER
$180

 
CRUISE CONTROL
$250

 
** VARIOUS ADDITIONAL POST PRODUCTION OPTIONS MAY BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA **
$0

 
PREFERRED ACCESSORY PKG
$208

 
4-PIECE CARPETED FLOOR MAT SET
$90

 
CARGO MAT
$60

 
SEAT BACK STORAGE/FIRST AID KIT
$115

 
V.I.P. RS3200 PLUS SECURITY SYSTEM
$359

 
REAR BUMPER PROTECTOR
$58

 
ALLOY WHEEL LOCKS
$65

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