• (4.5) 30 reviews
  • Inventory Prices: $2,578–$8,590
  • Body Style: Hatchback
  • Combined MPG: 28-33
  • Engine: 123-hp, 1.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: All-wheel Drive
  • Transmission: 4-speed automatic w/OD
2005 Toyota Matrix

Our Take on the Latest Model 2005 Toyota Matrix

What We Don't Like

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

Notable Features

  • FWD or AWD
  • Hatchback body style
  • High-performance XRS model
  • Manual or automatic
  • Versatile interior layout

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 30 reviews

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Very enjoyable car to own.

by Casper from on November 16, 2017

I enjoyed owning this car! Very comfortable and had a lot of room, the fold flat seats come in handy often. Not very good in the snow or when the pavement is wet no matter the tires i had on it.

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5 Trims Available

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Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Service & Repair

Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,800 per year.

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