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2004 Toyota Matrix Wagon - Consumer Reviews

2004 Toyota Matrix Wagon

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I love this Car
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By Eric Morales
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2004 Toyota Matrix Wagon XRS Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 6M)


Review

love the car Bad to deal with dealer


Best Features

Navigation System


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I love my Matrix!!!
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By JCZThomp
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2004 Toyota Matrix Wagon XR AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I leased a 2004 Toyota Matrix. I have
all the bells and whistles. Moon/sun
roof, fog lamps, rear and front under
spoilers, luggage rack, which I might
add, the Matrix just is not a Matrix
without the luggage rack. This car is
easy to drive, operate, maintain, and
much roomier than I had expected. It
is versatile, cute, quick, sporty and
gets good gas mileage. I can fit my
groceries, and a small stroller in the
back. It has an amazingly fast rear
and front window defroster, and the air
conditioner filter works wonderfully,
expecially if you are behind a really
stinky automobile. I am pleasantly
suprised and have been very happy with
my lease.


Best Features

I love the moon/sun roof, the self sufficient lights, the "cannot lock your keys in the car" feature, the easy to read radio, the gauges in red, The handlability, fast or slow, the car will not shimmy or shake.


Worst Features

The 5.9 inches of ground clearance, which I keep fully engrained in my head, would really do well with being raised a bit especially if you are one of the fortunate ones to have the really cute front/rear under spoilers surrounding your Matrix.


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"Oh what a feeling"
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By 1funnykat
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2004 Toyota Matrix Wagon XR Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 5M)


Review

I'm on the road alot. I was driving a
Dodge Ram 1500 4wd lifted w/36'
tires.That got 12 gallons to the mile.
I needed something economical but with
flare and style. There is no way I was
going to drive something wqithout
style. the Matrix is perfiect 4 me, its
has style, great sound system and 43
mph.I bought the 5 speed 4 fun and it
is.


Best Features

Great stereo! i love the style of the XR with the air dam. I love the rear hatch back, way cooool. Its comfortable and the gauge cluster is fun.


Worst Features

All new cars should come with floor mats. Thats it!


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Fantastic Little Car
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By Marcuss
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2004 Toyota Matrix Wagon XR AWD 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 4A)


Review

I have never been so happy with a car.
I've owned Accords, Maximas, Pontiacs,
and more, but this is my favorite car
yet. It corners like a hatchback, it
performs in the snow like an SUV, it's
fun to drive with the top open in the
summer, and the rear space has allowed
me to move TVs, coffee tables, and
more that would never fit in my Honda
or Maxima.


Best Features

Full Time AWD; 110V outlet for recharging phones and laptops, etc.; Rear fold-down seats (rear space);


Worst Features

My only complaint relates to Toyota marketing and how many options are restricted to certain trim levels. I would have loved to get the AWD with the larger rims and the peppier engine. Also, leather seats wouldn't be bad. Still, no complaints with what I have.


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Matrix XRS
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By Tanamoor
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2004 Toyota Matrix Wagon XRS Fwd 4dr Wagon (1.8L 4cyl 6M)


Review

I bought this car because it was so much
fun to drive and had a lot of
acceleration. But at 11,000 miles, the
transmission had to be replaced. Ever
since then, there is not as much
acceleration and you have to fight with
the gears (sometimes cannot get it to go
into the gear). I am very disappointed.
This is not the car I bought. I have
been to the service department and they
say there is nothing wrong with it. I
would not have bought this car as it
drives now.


Best Features

I love the big/wide cargo area for the size of car. I love the gear shift being up on the dash. I love the seat being higher than a car. I like the standard electrical outlet on the dash.


Worst Features

The electrical outlet needs to be in a more accessable area. Not all plugs will fit in it because of the spacing. The middle consol is cheap. It wiggles and I expect it to break. All the little drawers with hinges are cheap. The fit and finish not nearly as high quality as Honda's.


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