Receive offers from our dealer partners fast. Vehicle overview The Corolla-based Toyota Matrix hatchback reminds us that the folks at Toyota can still make a darned good small car when they put their minds to it. And for them, the Matrix is one of the most compelling choices in this segment. In many ways, the Matrix is like Corolla version 2. Yet its fuel economy with the base 1. The Matrix costs a grand or two more than the Corolla, but its verve and versatility make it well worth the extra coin.
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Receive offers from our dealer partners fast. Vehicle overview The Corolla-based Toyota Matrix hatchback reminds us that the folks at Toyota can still make a darned good small car when they put their minds to it. And for them, the Matrix is one of the most compelling choices in this segment. In many ways, the Matrix is like Corolla version 2.
Yet its fuel economy with the base 1. The Matrix costs a grand or two more than the Corolla, but its verve and versatility make it well worth the extra coin. Unfortunately, the economical 1. If you want the additional feature content of the S or XRS model, a larger 2. The 2. All-wheel drive is optional on the S model, dropping fuel economy to 22 mpg. Of course, the Matrix is no Mazda 3 when the going gets twisty. Each of these cars has its own particular set of merits, but for a compact hatchback offering practicality and style in equal measures, the Toyota Matrix stands tall.
All-wheel drive is optional on the midrange S. The base car features inch steel wheels, power mirrors, air-conditioning, a CD stereo with an auxiliary audio jack, a tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and a fold-flat front passenger seat. Cruise control, keyless entry and power windows and locks are optional on this version of the Matrix but standard on the S, which also adds a rear window wiper, underbody spoilers, an upgraded stereo and a volt utility outlet.
The all-wheel-drive version of the S loses the spoilers, but it gains foglights and an independent rear suspension. The top-of-the-line Matrix XRS tacks on inch alloy wheels, a rear roof spoiler, sport-tuned suspension and steering, upgraded seat fabric and a leather-wrapped steering wheel.
A sunroof and an in-dash CD changer are optional across the board. Optional on the S and XRS only are a JBL sound system, satellite radio, a navigation system with real-time traffic, and an auto-dimming rearview mirror.
A five-speed manual transmission is standard, and a four-speed automatic is optional. Matrix S and XRS models upgrade to a 2. The AWD S comes only with the four-speed automatic. Equipped with the 1. Safety The Toyota Matrix comes standard with stability control and antilock disc brakes, with the S and XRS boasting larger discs all around.
Also standard are front-seat side airbags and full-length side curtain airbags. In government crash testing, the Matrix scored a perfect five stars for frontal and front-seat side impacts, dropping to four stars for rear-seat side impacts. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety awarded the Matrix its highest rating of "Good" in both frontal-offset and side impact crash testing.
Driving The base Matrix accelerates sluggishly off the line with its 1. The ride is smooth and well-insulated. The Toyota Matrix may not be the sportiest economy hatchback, but its refinement is laudable. Interior Inside, the Matrix has a significantly edgier ambience than the Corolla. A telescoping steering wheel and ample seat-track travel allow drivers of all sizes to get comfortable, and the controls are both intuitive and attractive. Fixed tie-down points and rubber inserts help keep cargo from sliding around.
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Toyota MATRIX 2010 Quick Reference Manual
Note: Do not attempt to adjust while the vehicle is in motion. Clock Hour set Minute set The brightness of the headlights will automatically change depending on the darkness of the surroundings. Front fog lights if equipped Turn Front fog lights come on only when the headlights are on low beam. Page Door-back Moonroof if equipped Sliding operation Tilting operation Recommended driving position to minimize wind noise. Open Tilt Close Close Push once to open partway; again to open completely. Push desired preset button to select.
2010 Toyota Matrix Owners Manual
Toyota Matrix Repair Manual [en]. See also: Toyota engines repair manuals The Toyota Matrixs contains detailed information on the verification and repair of elements of a gasoline engine management system, variable valve timing systems VVT-i , variable valve timing and valve lift systems VVTL-i , instructions for using the engine self-diagnosis system, automatic transmission and ABS, TRC , VSC, BA, SRS and recommendations for the adjustment and repair of mechanical and automatic transmissions, elements of the brake system including ABS , traction control TRC , directional stability systems VSC , emergency braking systems VA , the other nodes and the vehicle units. Toyota Matrix A separate section of the publication includes the Toyota Matrix instruction manual, recommendations for maintenance and electrical equipment wiring diagrams of the car. The repair and owners manuals are intended for owners of the Toyota Matrix, mechanics of employees of service stations and car services. The car is equipped with gasoline engines 1. And 2. Paired with manual or automatic transmissions.
2010 Toyota Matrix Owners Manual PDF