13 reviews
2004 Toyota Matrix
2004 Toyota Matrix
Available Price Range $2,630-$8,750 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 25-32 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2004 Toyota Matrix

Our Take

Toyota introduced its youth-focused Matrix as an early 2003 model. Described as a crossover utility vehicle, the Japanese automaker says the Matrix combines the functionality of a sport utility vehicle with the image and performance of a sports car, yet it’s as affordable as a subcompact sed... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Instrument readability
  • Engine and road noise
  • Performance of base engine with automatic

Notable Features

  • FWD or AWD
  • Compact sporty wagon body style
  • High-performance XRS model with 180-hp engine
  • Manual or automatic
  • Versatile interior layout


Consumer Reviews


Average based on 13 reviews

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Loved my Matrix

by SLS from Sacramento, CA on September 20, 2010

I owned my Matrix for 4 years, and put 100,000 miles on it. When I sold it, it was close to 180,000 and still going. I had no major maintenance problems with the vehicle, but was told I needed to rep... Read Full Review


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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 7 recalls for this car.

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