Toyota Matrix: Value Meets Fun

Toyota matrix is a compressed rear door car referred officially as Toyota corolla matrix by its manufacturer’s. It was manufactured by Toyota motor manufacturing company Canada in Ontario, Cambridge and derivative of Toyota corolla. This Matrix was introduced in 2002 as a 2003 model as a result of joint project in between general motors and Toyota with the version of GM being the Pontiac vibe. It was accumulated in Fremont in California by new united motor manufacturing company.

Sales and response of Toyota matrix

This model is officially put on sale in Canada, US and Mexico as it is considered as his best sporty hatchback equivalent of North American corolla. It is also counted as a variant of corolla in Toyota’s sales statistics. Internally, mechanically and identically, this matrix and vibe are clad in separate designs with sheet metal in respective of their brand and model. These two vehicles are narrow and like tall station cars which are styled in a quasi super utility vehicle called as CUV mainly by Toyota. It is marketed to a quite youthful segment in the market.

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Technical Characteristics of Toyota Matrix

Technical Characteristics of 2010 Toyota Matrix S produced by Toyota (JP).

Body Type Hatchback 5 doors / 5 seats
Weight 1390 Kg
Length 4395 mm
Height 1550 mm
Wheelbase 2600 mm
Front Track 1519 mm
Rear Track 1521 mm
Ground Clearance 147 mm
Fuel Capacity 50 liters
Engine location front
Engine alignment transverse
Drive Wheels Front wheel drive
Steering rack & pinion PAS
Fuel Supply System EFI
Max Power 160HP (118 kW) @ 6000 rpm
Max Torque 220Nm @ 4000 rpm
CO2 Emissions n/a
Engine Coolant water
Displacement 2362 cc
Bore 89 mm
Stroke 96 mm
Cam Design DOHC - Double Overhead Camshaft (per bank)
Cylinders 4 INLINE
Valves per cylinder 4
Total Valves 16
Compression Ratio 9.8:1
Aspiration Normal
Front Brakes VeDi
Rear Brakes Di-S-ABS
Standard Wheels 6? x 16 / 6? x 16
Standard Tyres P205/55 R 16 / P205/55 R 16
Suspension Front I.MS.ARB.
Suspension Rear TBAx.ARB.
Transmission 5 speed manual
Number of gears 5
Acceleration 0-100 Km/h n/a
Acceleration 80-120 Km/h n/a
Top Speed n/a
City 11.2 l/100km
Road 8.4 l/100km
Mixt 9.8 l/100km