Toyota Matrix AWD Information

Safety · Fuel Efficiency · MPG

Toyota Matrix AWD Safety

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has conducted 3 recalls, 0 investigations of reports of a defective product, and recorded 192 safety complaints filed against this vehicle.


Crash Test Results (ratings out of 5):

Year Variation Overall Rating Front Crash Rating
(Driver)
Front Crash
(Passenger)
Side Crash
(Driver side)
Side Crash
(Passenger side)
Rollover
2009 2009 Toyota Matrix 4-DR. w/SAB Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 4 4
2006 2006 Toyota Matrix 4-DR. Not Rated 5 (picture) 4 3 (picture) 4 4
2005 2005 Toyota Matrix 4-DR. Not Rated 5 (picture) 4 3 (picture) 4 4
2004 2004 Toyota Matrix 4-DR. Not Rated 5 (picture) 5 5 (picture) 4 4

Fuel Efficiency

Toyota has manufactured models of Matrix AWD for 5 years. They average 24.4 combined miles per gallon, with the latest 2009 Matrix AWD below average at 22 combined MPG.

Government regulators estimate the fuel cost of the 2009 Matrix AWD to be $1,750 per year. This estimate is based on 15,000 miles driven, 55% city driving and 45% highway driving, and regular gasoline.

Compared to other vehicles, you spend $1,500 more over 5 years compared to an average vehicle.

The Matrix AWD consumes about 15 barrels of petroleum per year, according to the standard estimate of 15,000 miles driven. Most of the world's petroleum comes from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, the U.S., and Iraq.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2009 Toyota Matrix AWD 22 26 20
2006 Toyota Matrix AWD 25 29 22
2005 Toyota Matrix AWD 25 29 22
2004 Toyota Matrix AWD 25 29 22
2003 Toyota Matrix AWD 25 29 22

MPG breakdown by model options

The Toyota Matrix AWD has 5 different model options on record with the EPA since 2003. For the most accurate MPG estimates, find your exact model below.

Vehicle Model Combined MPG Highway MPG City MPG
2009 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 2.4 L 22 26 20
2006 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 25 29 22
2005 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 25 29 22
2004 4-dr, Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 25 29 22
2003 Automatic 4-spd, 4-cyl, 1.8 L 25 29 22