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Latest model: Toyota Matrix 2011
Toyota Matrix 2011Making its debut at the 2011 Chicago Auto Show with new changes for MY 2011, the sporty 5-door Toyota Matrix deftly features a fun-to-drive spirit with the utility of a small SUV and impressive fuel efficiency. In 2011, the Toyota Matrix will option new traditional wheels, dashboard layout features, the Toyota Care complimentary maintenance plan, and traditional Smart Stop Technology.

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The 2011 Toyota Matrix continues to option Toyota Star Security System as traditional equipment, which contains Car Stability Control (VSC), Traction Control (TRAC), an Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist. It also contains traditional Smart Stop Technology brake-override system.

The 2011 Toyota Matrix is available in two grades: base Toyota Matrix and the sporty S grade. Powertrain choices include 1. 8- and 2. 4-liter four-cylinder engines, a five-speed manual transmission, and either four- or five-speed automatic transmissions. All-wheel drive (AWD) with active torque control is available in the Toyota Matrix S, teamed to the 2. 4-liter motor.

The Toyota Matrix grade is equipped with a 1. 8-liter DOHC four-cylinder motor, which produces 132 hp at 6000, rpm and 128 lb. -ft. of torque at 4400, rpm. Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (vvt-i) controls valve timing on both the intake and exhaust camshafts to help optimize performance and economy. The 1. 8-liter motor is paired with a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission (ECT).