This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. Units Affected 292000 Just look at what's happened to the five-door hatchback. Available Only in Southeast Region. Rear hatchback window opens so long items can be secured without damaging the interior of the vehicle. Matrix is based on the Toyota Corolla and is built in California at a plant jointly owned with General Motors. The engine is buzzy, which will appeal to younger buyers but might become a little annoying to older people. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
That's good because the Corolla is an excellent compact and has good bones, but the Matrix is radically different in appearance and differs in demeanor from the Corolla. The Matrix is 3 inches taller but 8 inches shorter in length than a Corolla. Chrome rims accentuate each pod. It is easy to park. The cargo floor features four slots that contain movable hooks that can be used to tie down goods. And though the center of gravity is relatively high, the Matrix doesn't lean much in corners.
Road noise is also noticeable. This is to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. It is stick shift, which is a pain in city traffic. Reliable and the cabin seems spacious for a compact. Available Only in Southeast Region.
Part of the equation is that it weighs less than 3,000 pounds. The overall ride is very comfortable, and roomy. Although it might at first appear that the upright seating position and the high-mounted gearshift would take some getting used to, this is not the case. Matrix is based on the Toyota Corolla and is built in California at a plant jointly owned with General Motors. Matrix was introduced as a 2003 model and it has proven to be a popular vehicle. It have never once given us an issue.
All models use a 1. I just know I like it. By Steve I really like this car, and wish Toyota hadn't given up on it. The standard engine only delivers 126 horsepower, but it revs nicely. Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle.
Matrix was designed for people who want a vehicle with a sporty image and high functionality. Great For What We Use It, Shopping And Short Trips — Versatile, problem-free and economical city transport. A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag. Matrix was introduced as a 2003 model and it has proven to be a popular vehicle. Toyota recognizes its duty to safeguard the environment.
Available Only in Gulf States. So it seems more like a chick car. Toyota began the recall on July 13, 2015. I think the car is pretty. So you need to wind it up before shifting into the next gear to enjoy good acceleration performance. Matrix and Vibe do not look alike, however, as their styling was designed independently by Toyota and Pontiac. Perfect for shopping and short trips.
I never worry about gas prices. It comes with 16-inch alloy wheels. The all-wheel-drive system has no center differential but uses a viscous coupling. A wide track, along with generous tires fill the wheel wells nicely, helping give the Matrix an aggressive look. The new Corolla is nice, but with only one engine and no hatchback version, they are missing out on alot of buyers.
It shares much in common with the Pontiac Vibe. Pontiac markets a related Vibe model. One cool feature is the available 115-volt power outlet located in the front dashboard alongside a regular 12-volt outlet. It has been great in these rising gas prices. .