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2011 Toyota Matrix Revealed

2011 Toyota Matrix

The Japanese automaker Toyota released the complete details and images of their 2011 Matrix facelift model. The car got new front and rear bumpers, a mesh front fog lamp bezel as well as updated front and rear spoilers. In addition, it features a new design for the rims and an updated interior styling.

As standard, the car is equipped with 16-inch steel wheels that have a sporty 6-spoke full wheel cover, wrapped around P205/55R16 tires. For the Matrix S model, the car gets 17-inch, five-spoke alloy wheels with 215/45R17 tires.

2011 Toyota Matrix

The car will be available with a 4-cylinder 1.8-liter DOHC engine that produces 132 hp @ 6,000 rpm and 128 lb.-ft of torque @ 4,400 rpm. This engine benefits from the VVT-I system and is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox or a 4-speed ECT – Electronically Controlled automatic Transmission.

The other engine that is available for the Matrix is a more powerful 4-cylinder 2.4-liter that outputs 158 hp @ 6,000 rpm and 162 lb.-ft of torque @ 4,000 rpm. With this engine, the 2011 Matrix is available with an AWD system and an ECT 4-speed automatic gearbox.

2011 Toyota Matrix

Toyota also offers a Premium Package that includes power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade, USB port with iPod support, AM/FM CD player with MP3/WMA support, Bluetooth and CD text display function.

Toyota didn’t reveal the price list for the 2011 Matrix. We’ll let you know once they do.

One Response to 2011 Toyota Matrix Revealed

  1. Toyota Boy says:


    I am not convinced with the above power and torque ratings. I feel its low comparatively. Even the fuel rating is not up to the expectations.

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