Toyota Matrix

2007-2013 Toyota Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Fri Sep 09 00:43:24 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM The problem: The engine may consume excessive oil due to faulty pistons and piston rings. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2010 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2011 Toyota Camry… Read More

2007-2013 Toyota Oil Issue

By Tom Torbjornsen on Fri Sep 09 00:43:24 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM The problem: The engine may consume excessive oil due to faulty pistons and piston rings. Vehicles affected by service bulletin: 2007 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2009 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2010 Toyota Camry Hybrid 2011 Toyota Camry… Read More

Takata Airbag Recalls Expand to 2008 Toyota Corolla and Matrix, 2008-2010 Lexus SC 430

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Mar 02 13:15:14 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Toyota announced today that it will expand its Takata airbag recalls to cover the 2008 Corolla sedan and related Matrix hatchback, as well as the 2008-2010 Lexus SC 430. The recall affects passenger-side Takata airbag inflators in all… Read More

Recall Alert: 2 Million Toyota and Scion Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Oct 21 09:36:23 GMT-06:00 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2 million Toyota and Scion vehicles, including model-year 2007 and 2009 Toyota Camry and Camry Hybrid sedans; 2009-11 Corolla sedans; 2008-11 Highlander and Highlander Hybrid SUVs; 2009-11 Matrix hatchbacks; 2006-11 RAV4 SUVs; 2009-11 Sequoia SUVs; 2009-11 Tundra… Read More

Study Reveals the Cars Owners Keep for 10 Years

By Matt Schmitz on Fri Oct 16 09:08:46 GMT-06:00 2015

Looking to buy a used car that, above all else, has been in the faithful, caring hands of just one owner for its entire lifespan? A new study points you to the makes and models most likely to fulfill this… Read More

Toyota, Nissan Expand Takata Airbag Recall Again

By David Thomas on Wed May 13 09:06:34 GMT-06:00 2015

Today, Nissan and Toyota both announced expansions of their recalls over defective Takata airbags, including nearly 1 million vehicles in the North America. Toyota announced it would add approximately 637,000 vehicles in the U.S. to its Takata airbag recall, including… Read More

Recall Alert: 2002-2005 Lexus, Toyota and Pontiac Cars, Pickup Trucks, SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Oct 20 04:37:15 GMT-06:00 2014

Vehicles Affected: Nearly 250,000 model-year 2002-05 Lexus SC luxury coupes and Toyota Sequoia SUVs, and 2003-05 Tundra pickup trucks, Corolla sedans and Matrix hatchbacks, and Pontiac Vibe hatchbacks, all originally sold or currently registered in high-humidity areas of southern Florida,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Tacoma, 2008-2010 Toyota Highlander, 2006-2008 Toyota RAV4, 2006-2010 Toyota Yaris

By David Thomas on Wed Apr 09 02:28:43 GMT-06:00 2014

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1.3 million Toyota vehicles including model-year 2009-2010 Corolla, 2009-2010 Matrix, 2009-2010 Tacoma, 2008-2010 Highlander, 2006-2008 RAV4 and 2006-2010 Yaris The Problem: Electrical connections to a spiral cable assembly can be damaged when the steering wheel is turned.… Read More

Toyota Cancels Matrix

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed Aug 07 19:30:00 GMT-06:00 2013

Citing a renewed focus on its redesigned-for-2014 Corolla sedan, Toyota confirmed that model-year 2013 will be the last year for its Matrix hatchback. "With a strong lineup of both Scion and Toyota compact and subcompact hatchback models available, along with… Read More

The Top 10 Biggest Recalls of 2013

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jul 22 02:51:26 GMT-06:00 2013

Each year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issues recalls on millions of vehicles. In 2012, NHTSA recalled just shy of 18 million, and 15.5 million in 2011. While some recalls affect just a handful of vehicles, others impact millions.… Read More

Recall Alert: Airbag Problem Affects Millions of Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda Vehicles

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Apr 11 05:49:21 GMT-06:00 2013

Four Japanese automakers — Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda — have announced a voluntary recall of 3 million vehicles worldwide because of possibly faulty airbags; more than a million of those vehicles are in the U.S. According to the automakers,… Read More