The 2008 Toyota Matrix combines Coupe and SUV-like qualities into a compact, affordably priced package. The Matrix, available in STD and XR trims (with either a manual or automatic transmission) is a four door five passenger Wagon equipped with a 126 horsepower 1.8-liter inline 4-cylinder with FWD. Not only is the Matrix affordable, it’s economical too, with EPA estimates in the 30 City/36 Highway range. Luxury amenities include air conditioning, cruise control, keyless entry, front bucket seats, an AM/FM/CD audio system, ABS brakes and daytime running lights.Read more Read less
For 2008, Toyota has discontinued the M-Theory Special Edition Package and has added a standard tire pressure monitoring system to all models. Otherwise, the Matrix continues on unchanged.
Affordable cost of entry; roomy interior; maneuverability.
The 2008 Toyota Matrix, a tall hatchback based on the Corolla sedan, offers impressive cargo versatility, sporty handling and maneuverability, and the fuel efficiency of a small car. Its affordable price, good resale value, and the Corolla's long-established reputation for reliability and durability make it all the more attractive.