2010 Toyota Matrix S

2010 Toyota Matrix S

$20k car, designed in Japan, built in Canada 21 city / 29 hwy 277-382 mile range, gas engine
158 hp 146 cu. in. 4-cylinder 5 stars stability control, ABS, child door locks

Pros

The Matrix S vs other Recent cars

Cargo space Ample cargo space Help
61.5 ft3
Front driver crash test Safer for the driver in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
MSRP Very inexpensive Help
$20,560
folding rear seats Folding rear seats Help
Standard
CD changer CD changer Help
Optional
Driver side crash test Safer for the driver in side collisions Help
5 stars
Front passenger crash test Safer for the front passenger in head-on collisions Help
5 stars
child door locks Child door locks Help
Standard
navigation system Navigation system Help
Optional
Has speed sensitive volume Has speed-sensitive volume Help

Cons

The Matrix S vs other Recent cars

0-60 mph Sluggish 0-60 time Help
8.9 seconds
Air compressor Naturally-aspirated engine Help
Drivetrain type Worse drivetrain traction Help
front-wheel drive
Horsepower Somewhat underpowered Help
158 HP @ 6,000 RPM
Power-to-weight ratio Less sporty performance Help
19.9 lb/hp
Rollover resistance Higher risk of rolling over during emergency lane change Help
4 stars
basic warranty miles Shorter basic warranty Help
36,000 mile
cruise control Cruise control Help
Optional
leather Leather Help
Not Available
passenger power seats Passenger power seats Help
Not Available
Has rear spoiler Doesn't have a rear spoiler Help
Number of speakers Few speakers Help
6
1/4 mile Pokey 1/4 mile time Help
16.8 s s @ 81.3 mph mph
City driving range Poor range in the city Help
277 miles
Highway driving range Poor range on the highway Help
383 miles
Lateral acceleration Mediocre cornering ability Help
0.8 g
Rear suspension Rougher suspension Help
Semi-independent
Top speed Below average top speed Help
115 mph
basic warranty years Shorter-lasting basic warranty Help
3 year
entertainment system Entertainment system Help
Not Available
moon roof Moon roof Help
Not Available
power seats Power seats Help
Not Available
Has subwoofer Lacks a subwoofer Help

Other Trims

This model comes with front-wheel drive and an automatic transmission, but the Matrix S is also available with four-wheel drive and an automatic transmission or with front-wheel drive and a manual transmission.

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