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2018 Toyota Matrix Is Getting Smaller

The new 2018 Toyota Matrix is just around the corner and we bet that ladies are anxious about it. The truth is that women have been the targeted audience of 2018 Toyota Matrix and we can assure you that it won’t disappoint.


The new 2018 Toyota Matrix will be smaller but it remains extremely functional for the daily basis. One of the best things is that it has extra space for all passengers.

Incorporating changes on both the exterior as well as on the interior, what can you expect of the new 2018 Toyota Matrix?

2018 Toyota Matrix Exterior


After a couple of years without any noticeable modification, the new 2018 Toyota Matrix features a new exterior design. The 2018 Toyota Matrix was thought and designed to accomplish the 5-front door hatchback and we can say that the designers did it.

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The truth is that there aren’t a lot of similarities with the 2013 model. The new 2018 Toyota Matrix comes with 4 doors and 5 passenger seats and even though it is smaller, it is still bigger than Corolla.


One of the things that we really like about the 2018 Toyota Matrix is the new and more aggressive grille as well as the beautiful headlights.

2018 Toyota Matrix Interior


In terms of the interior of the 2018 Toyota Matrix, there are also a lot of changes, especially if you compare it directly with the previous model.

The cabin is very spacious and the 2018 Toyota Matrix has no problems in accommodating all the 5 passengers with enough room for both heads and legs. One of the details that you will probably notice immediately is the leather-based covers that provide the interior of the 2018 Toyota Matrix with a classy look.

In terms of the entertainment system, it also suffered a huge upgrade.


Under the hood, there are a lot of changes in the 2018 Toyota Matrix as well. The 2018 Toyota Matrix comes with three different engines. The first option that you have, and the one that is included in the standard base car, is the 1.3-liter 4-cylinder engine. You can also opt for the 1.4-liter diesel engine or, if you’re looking for an engine with more performance, you should consider the 1.8-liter with 4-cylinders which is capable of producing 130 of horsepower and 130 pounds per feet of torque.

In terms of the transmission, all the engines come with a 5-speed automatic gearbox. The standard 2018 Toyota Matrix comes with front-wheel drive as standard. However, you can choose AWD as optional equipment.

Release Date and Price

The starting price of the new 2018 Toyota Matrix is around $20,000. However, it will increase depending on the extras and additional packages that you choose as well as on the engine. However, we believe that the total price should still be inferior to $25,000.

Overall, if you are looking for a good car to drive across town, the 2018 Toyota Matrix is one of the best options that you have. Easy to drive and with the trust of Toyota as a great brand, you can be sure that you will love to show off.



Robert • March 23, 2018

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