A tall hatchback based on the Toyota Corolla sedan, the Matrix has added height, giving it more passenger and cargo space than most competitors. This also eases entry and exit. Additionally, Matrix returns impressive fuel economy for its size and has good power. Many of of the virtues of an SUV, such as a little higher driving position, easy access, and optional AWD are among its attributes. Stability control was standard too. Other plusses include a compliant ride, fairly nimble handling and effective brakes. But an unsettled ride, boomy engine and a cheap feeling interior number among shortcomings that also include a flawed driving position and a noisy engine. Still, overall, Matrix offered a good and practical alternative to a small SUV.
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