2012 Toyota Matrix

Up to 20 MPG city / 26 MPG hwy
$18,845 - $21,715

2012 Toyota Matrix

2012 Toyota Matrix

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The 2012 Matrix is a 4-door, 5-passenger wagon, available in 5 trims, ranging from the L 5-Spd MT to the S AWD 4-Spd AT.



Upon introduction, the L 5-Spd MT is equipped with a standard 1.8-liter, I4, 132-horsepower engine that achieves 26-mpg in the city and 32-mpg on the highway. A 5-speed manual transmission with overdrive is standard. The S AWD 4-Spd AT is equipped with a standard 2.4-liter, I4, 158-horsepower engine that achieves 20-mpg in the city and 26-mpg on the highway. A 4-speed automatic transmission is standard. See more... See Less

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Reviews and Ratings
Overall
Pros Cons
Cargo space back seats & trunk area Add foot-operated inside latch that can open the hatchback
Mirrors & depth perception are outstanding, very easy to park Fabric - difficult to clean if soiled - leaves stain
I love the lift back style for carting supplies Audio system is very average - not very clear at mid / low volumes
I was first attracted to sporty style & dependability Parking brake is too loose - can go on with slightest direct bump
Cargo space - lots of it The back seats make noise when driving over speed bumps
Fold down rear seat - to expand cargo space Driver's seat comfort. can't go up or down and lumbar zone is not adjustable
Dashboard is easy to see & understand Rear visibility - small rear window
The outside appearance is very nice Color choice - more choices need to be made available
Handling on the road very fun to drive Suspension is marginal, bottoms out on speed bumps.
Gas mileage is higher than rating in city Headlights do not automatically turn off