2013 Toyota Matrix – Specifications, Pictures, Prices

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2013 Toyota Matrix


The latest Matrix is in two trim levels, base and S, with each featuring its own engine. The base model with a 1.8-liter four-cylinder produces 132 horsepower at 6,000 rpm and 128 of torque at 4,000 rpm.

engine is mated to either a five-speed manual or a four-speed transmission.

The Matrix base has an EPA-estimated fuel economy of 25 mpg city and 32 mpg highway with the manual transmission, or 26 mpg city and 32 mpg for the 1.8-liter paired with the automatic transmission.

Standard features abound on the hatchback, including power and door locks, A/C, control, color-keyed power outside rearview mirrors, a and telescopic sport steering and daytime running lights. An audio system with six USB and AUX inputs and SiriusXM radio is new for the model year, as is standard connectivity with audio

Matrix S

Should buyers up to the Matrix S, they get a 2.4-liter engine that is rated at 158 at 6,000 rpm and 162 lb-ft of torque at rpm. While the S comes with a five-speed manual, seeking an automatic will an extra cog over the 1.8-liter as the S features a five-speed automatic in front-wheel drive form.

S also has available all-wheel but if one opts for the benefits of AWD, switches the five-speed automatic for a automatic transmission. Toyota the Matrix S AWD does allow for a mode on the transmission that suggest to the transmission that it its gears longer for a more experience.

The Matrix S, powered by the 2.4-liter with five-speed manual achieves an EPA-estimated 21 mpg city and 28 mpg With the five-speed automatic it earns 21 mpg city and 29 mpg highway. The S AWD with the four-speed automatic 20 mpg city and 26 mpg highway.

To the base Matrix’s standard the Matrix S adds a 115-volt outlet; integrated fog lamps, a front passenger seat, keyless entry and two extra for the sound system. A new addition is Display Audio upgrade system, which brings a touchscreen display.


The Matrix S offers an S Sport with 17-inch alloy front and rear underbody color keyed rear and a unique S badge. The Premium offers a power tilt/slide with sliding sunshade, CD player with MP3/WMA capability, six speakers, XM radio, audio jack, USB port iPod connectivity, CD text function, auto sound and hands-free phone capability and streaming via Bluetooth wireless A navigation system is also on

Regardless of trim level, the offers ten airbags: dual side, knee, seat-cushion and airbags, to be exact. ABS, and stability control systems are as is a tire-pressure monitoring system.

Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Assist and seats designed to the likelihood of whiplash round out the features on the Matrix.

Key competitors

The (but not in name) Matrix with a packed segment of hatchbacks – including the Golf. Mazda Mazda3 Hyundai Elantra Touring and Focus Hatchback .

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