2012 Toyota Matrix
With the look of a sporty compact and the cargo space of an SUV, the 2012 Toyota Matrix epitomizes versatility.
The Matrix is offered in two trim styles, the base L version and an S, with the latter having available all-wheel drive.
2012 Toyota Matrix L
1.8 liter 4-cylinder DOHC engine delivers 132 horsepower
Available in 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic
26 miles per gallon city and 32 miles per gallon highway
Integrated fog lamps, intermittent rear window wiper, daytime running lights, power windows, power door locks and front maplamps
Roof-mounted AM/FM antenna, CD player with MP3/WMA playback capability, anti-slip rear cargo flooring and day/night rearview mirror
Star Safety System™, six airbags, child-protector rear door locks and energy-absorbing collapsible steering column
2012 Toyota Matrix S
2.4 liter 4-cylinder engine
Available in 4 or 5-speed auto and 5-speed manual (4 speed auto has AWD)
21 miles per gallon city and 28 miles per gallon highway
Multi-reflector halogen headlamps, sport front and rear bumpers, sport fabric-trimmed front seats and tilt/telescopic sport steering wheel with metallic accents and audio controls
Power door locks with shift-linked automatic locking feature, metallic interior trim, rear window defogger with timer and power windows
Cargo area tonneau cover with clasp for under-floor stowage and multi-function remote keyless entry system with lock, unlock, panic functions and remote illuminated entry
Standard Safety Features
Multi-reflector halogen headlamps, intermittent rear window wiper, Star Safety System with Enhanced Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-Lock Brakes, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist and Smart Stop Technology
Six airbags, including driver and front passenger Advanced Airbag System, driver and front passenger seat-mount side airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags
Child-protector read door locks, energy-absorbing collapsible steering column, front and rear energy-absorbing crumple zones with side-impact door beams, head-impact protection structure and high-tensile-strength steel body panels
Tire Pressure Monitor System, Daytime running Lights and an engine immobilizer
Featuring a sporty frame that’s "not too big" and a cargo area that’s "not too small," the 2012 Toyota Matrix is a car that would make Goldilocks feel "just right."