At the Chicago Auto Show to debut a new version of the 2018-2019 Toyota Matrix . The Japanese company said that with the minimum fuel consumption, 5-door model year Matrix combines the performance of a sports car and SUV spirit.
For the model year car is available as a Matrix and Matrix S – the sports version. Under the hood, depending on the model are two – 1.8 and 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine, which transmit torque to the wheels through a 5-speed manual or a 4- or 5-speed automatic transmission. AWD All-wheel drive is only available on the S version with an engine capacity of 2.4 liters.
1.8-liter DOHC engine produces 132 horsepower at 6,000 rev / min and, thanks to the independent variable valve timing for intake and exhaust valves uses the minimum possible amount of fuel. The engine may be equipped with a 5-speed manual and 4-speed automatic transmission with electronic control.
Under the hood, Matrix S 4-cylinder 2.4-liter engine produces 158 horsepower at 6,000 rev / min. With front-wheel drive engine works with a 5-speed manual or automatic transmission and AWD version with a 4-speed automatic transmission with electronic gear shift.
Fuel consumption Matrix S
- 5 speed manual: city – 11.2 l / 100 km; Highway – 8.4 l / 100 km
- Automatic 5: city – 11.2 l / 100 km; Highway – 8.1 l / 100 km
- 4 automatic transmission AWD: city – 11.8 l / 100 km; Highway – 9 l / 100 km
Economical 1.8-liter engine in combination with a 5-speed manual transmission consumes 9.4 liters of fuel the city, outside the city of 7.4 liters per hundred kilometers. With the 4-speed automatic fuel consumption in a city drops to 9 liters per hundred, and in the country is 7.4 l / 100 km.
Standard Equipment Matrix
- All-weather package
- Power windows
- central locking
- Cruise control
- Heated door mirrors
- Telescopic sport steering wheel with tilt adjustment
- Daytime Running Lights
- Rear window defogger
- AM / FM / CD audio with four speakers with support for MP3 / WMA
- Auxiliary audio jack with auto volume level
- Pause for a rear wiper
- 12-volt outlet
Matrix S supplemented with metal finish interior socket 115 V, fog lights, remote control door locks and audio system AM / FM / CD with six speakers and the ability to play MP3 or WMA. The air conditioning system due to the large air ducts and electronic control is very effective. In addition, turn off the function when the temperature reached the target and activate when needed reduces noise and enhances interior comfort.
Equipment Matrix S Sport Package
- 17-inch alloy wheels
- Fog lights
- The roof spoiler and unique S badge on the rear door
- AM / FM CD player with support for MP3, WMA
- Six speakers
- Radio XM (90-day trial)
- Auxiliary audio jack
- USB port with IPod connection
- CD with text display
- Automatic adjustment of sound level
- Bluetooth for hands-free and audio streaming
Version Matrix S AWD supplemented with all-wheel drive with active torque control, which is transmitted to the rear wheels only when front slippage during heavy acceleration or slippery road surfaces.
The car interior is available in two, black or gray color scheme with accents of brushed silver. Version Matrix S is equipped with multi-function steering wheel with leather trim, which allows you to control audio and phone without taking your hands off him. For the best view of the car equipped with appliances bright white illumination and red needles.
According to 2018-2019 Toyota , the new Matrix displays the character of a sports coupe with a dynamic and sporty exterior design, combined with a quiet interior, where five people can feel comfortable even on long journeys.