2009 Toyota Matrix Ratings

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Toyota Matrix 2009
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    2009 Toyota Matrix

    Pros: AWD

    Cons: noise level

    very rough ride on uneven surfaces somewhat noisy needs power drivers seat recommend standard 6cd changer

    • Recommend this vehicle to a friend? No
    • How long have you owned this vehicle? 2 years
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    2009 Toyota Matrix - AWD

    Pros: The 'gangsta-chic' front grill with underbody spoilers. Excellent handling and responsive acceleration without a large fuel cost.

    Cons: The over the right shoulder blind spot and rear backing up visibility (I got a back-up camera installed as part of my deal, which solved this).

    Advice: Know that in the current market, they can't let you leave without buying, so be prepared to deal for 4 hours or so. Make the back-up camera part of the last thing to seal the deal. Have the cash to command their attention.

    I'm not quite understanding the one other review. I am very happy with my matrix. It is a blend of all my previous favorite cars. It has the edgy appearance and handling of the 2001 celica, the surprisingly roomy interior of the 2004 chevy hhr, and the winter traction of the 2007 rav4. Plus upto 32 mpg if you drive conservatively. 0-60 in 9 seconds, perfect headroom and easy to get in and out of. I took advantage of the current buyers market and paid approx. $18,000 cash.

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    2009 Toyota Matrix - XRS (A5) FWD

    Pros: nothing !

    Cons: the whole car !

    Advice: Buy a Ford or Chevy.

    Total piece of junk! Do not buy! Buy a Ford or Chevy. Mine wore out after 550 miles.