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2012 Toyota Matrix (L 5dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback)

  (L) 5dr Front-wheel Drive Hatchback
MSRP
$17,995
$17,805
$18,845
Invoice
$17,275
$16,559
$17,808
Destination
$770
$790
$795
Cargo Tie Downs
std
NA
std
Compass
std
NA
NA
Cruise Control
std
std
std
12V DC Power Outlet
2
1
1
Floor Console
Full
Full
Full
Driver Information Centre
std
std
NA
Tachometer
std
std
std
Rear Window Defogger
std
std
std
Rear View Mirror
Day-night
Day-night
Day-night
Tilt-Wheel Adjustable Steering Column
std
std
std
Heated Front Seats
Driver And Front Passenger Heated-cushion, Heated-seatback
NA
NA
Seat Trim
Cloth
Cloth
Cloth
Radio
AM/FM Stereo, Seek-scan
AM/FM Stereo, Seek-scan
AM/FM/Satellite-capable, Seek-scan
MP3 Capability
std
std
std
Steering Wheel Audio Controls
NA
std
std
Speakers
8
6
4
Bluetooth Compatibility
opt
NA
opt
Traction Control
ABS And Driveline
ABS And Driveline
ABS And Driveline
Headlights
Halogen
Halogen
Halogen
Daytime Running Lights
std
std
std
Remote Keyless Entry
Keyfob (all Doors)
Keyfob (all Doors)
Keyfob (all Doors)
Low Tire Pressure Warning
std
std
std
Warranty Overview
Basic (36 Month/36,000 Mileage), Powertrain (60 Month/60,000 Mileage), Corrosion Perforation (144 Month/unlimited Mileage), Roadside Assistance (36 Month/36,000 Mileage), Maintenance (36 Month/36,000 Mileage)
Basic (36 Month/36,000 Mileage), Powertrain (60 Month/60,000 Mileage), Corrosion Perforation (60 Month/unlimited Mileage), Accessories (36 Month/36,000 Mileage)
Basic (36 Month/36,000 Mileage), Powertrain (60 Month/60,000 Mileage), Corrosion Perforation (60 Month/unlimited Mileage), Roadside Assistance (24 Month/25,000 Mileage), Maintenance (24 Month/25,000 Mileage), Accessories (36 Month/36,000 Mileage)
Warranty - Roadside Assistance
36 Months/36,000 Miles
NA
24 Months/25,000 Miles
Fog/driving Lights
NA
Front
Front
Heated Door Mirrors
std
NA
std
Sunroof
1st Row Regular Express Open/close Sliding And Tilting Glass
NA
NA
Wheels
15" Steel
15" Steel
16" Steel
Rear Window Wipers
Fixed Interval
NA
Fixed Interval
Brakes
4-wheel Disc
Front Disc/rear Drum
4-wheel Disc
Drive Type
Front-wheel
Front-wheel
Front-wheel
Electronic Stability System
std
VSA
std
Sequential Shift Control
Tiptronic
NA
NA
Transmission
5-spd Man W/OD
5-spd Man W/OD
5-spd Man W/OD
Remote Vehicle Starting System
NA
opt
opt
Engine
2.5L I-5
1.8L I-4
1.8L I-4
Horsepower
170 @ 5,700 Rpm
140 @ 6,500 Rpm
132 @ 6,000 Rpm
Torque
177 @ 4,250 Rpm
128 @ 4,300 Rpm
128 @ 4,400 Rpm
Fuel Economy - City
23 Mpg
28 Mpg
26 Mpg
Fuel Economy - Highway
33 Mpg
36 Mpg
32 Mpg
0-60mph / 0-100kmh (s)
7.4 Seconds
7.8 Seconds
9.0 Seconds
1/4 Mile Time
16.0 Seconds
16.0 Seconds
17.1 Seconds
1/4 Mile Speed
87 Mph
90 Mph
82 Mph
Curb Weight
2,968 Lbs.
2,617 Lbs.
2,844 Lbs.
Payload
1,089 Lbs.
NA
850 Lbs.
Turning Radius
17.9 ''
17.7 ''
18.0 ''
Fuel Tank
14.5 Gal.
13.2 Gal.
13.2 Gal.
Overall Quality - Mechanical
4
4
3
Overall Quality - Design
3
4
2
Performance & Design
4
3
2
Style
4
3
2
Comfort
5
3
2
Overall
NA
5
NA
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