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2004 Toyota Matrix - Specs

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Engine Specs
Powertrain Specs
Suspension Specs
Exterior Dimensions
Interior Dimensions
Vehicle Mass
Safety and Security

Engine Matrix Standard/XR Matrix XRS
1.8-liter, 4-cylinder, in-line twin-cam, 16-valve EFI, aluminum alloy block and head 1.8-liter, 4-cylinder, in-line twin-cam, 16-valve EFI, aluminum alloy block and head
Bore and Stroke 3.11 x 3.60 inches 3.23 x 3.35 inches
Displacement 1,794 cc 1,796 cc
Compression Ratio 10.0:1 11.5:1
Valve Train 4-valve/cylinder with VVT-i 4-valve/cylinder with VVTL-i
Horsepower (SAE) 130/123 hp @ 6,000 rpm (2WD/4WD) 173 hp @ 7,600 rpm
Torque 125/118 lb-ft @ 4,200 rpm (2WD/4WD) 127 lb-ft @ 4,400 rpm
Ignition System TDI TDI
Fuel System SFI SFI
Recommended Fuel 87-octane unleaded 91-octane unleaded
Emission Control ULEV (2WD) LEV (4WD) TLEV

Powertrain Matrix Standard / XR Toyota Matrix XRS
4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Manual 6-Speed Manual
Drive configuration Front-wheel drive/4WD Front-wheel drive
Gear ratios ( :1)
     6th - - 0.725
Differential Ratio

Suspension & Steering Standard / XR Toyota Matrix XRS
Suspension Front MacPherson Strut MacPherson Strut
Rear Torsion Beam (Double Wishbone-4WD) Torsion Beam
Stabilizer Bar Diameter (front/rear) 0.945/0.787 inches (2WD) 0.945/0.787 inches
0.945/0.709 inches (4WD)
Steering Type Hydraulic power rack-and-pinion
Ratio 19.5:1
Turns (lock to lock) 2WD: 3.36 turns 4WD: 3.38 turns
Turning circle 2WD: 35.5 feet 4WD: 35.4 feet

Brakes Standard / XR Toyota Matrix XRS
Front Type Ventilated disc Ventilated disc
Diameter 10.8 inches 10.8 inches
Swept Area 157.5 sq inches 157.5 sq inches
Rear Type Drum Ventilated disc
Diameter 9.0 inches 10.6 inches
Swept Area 77.8 sq inches 157.8 sq inches
Parking Center hand brake Center hand brake

Wheels and Tires Standard / XR Matrix XRS
Wheels Size 6.5 x 16 inches
(7.0 x 17 avail. for XR)
6.5 x 16 inches
(7.0 x 17 avail.)
Type and Material Steel (Alloy avail.) Alloy
Tires Size P205/55 R16
(P215/50 R17 avail for XR)
P205/55 R16
(P215/50 R17 avail.)
Type Steel-belted radial performance tires Steel-belted radial performance tires
Spare Temporary Temporary

Capacities 2004 Toyota Matrix
Engine Oil 3.7 quarts
Fuel Tank 13.2 gallons (4WD: 11.9 gallons)
Cooling System 6.9 quarts

Exterior Dimensions (in.) 2004 Toyota Matrix
Wheelbase 102.4
Overall length 171.3
Overall width 69.9
Overall height 60.6 (61.0 with 17” wheels)
Track width Front 59.6 (16”) 59.3 (17”)
Rear 58.9 (16”) 58.5 (17”) 4WD: 59.1
Minimum ground clearance 5.9 (16”) 6.2 (17”)
Coefficient of Drag (Cd) 0.321

Interior Dimensions (in.)
Head room
Shoulder room
Hip room
Leg room
EPA Passenger Volume
118.0 cubic feet
Cargo volume behind rear seats
21.8 cubic feet
Cargo volume with rear seats folded
53.2 cubic feet

Vehicle Mass (lbs) Standard XR XRS
Curb Weight Manual 2,679 2,701 2,800
Automatic 2WD 2,756 2,778 -
Automatic 4WD 2,943 2,965 -
Maximum Trailer Weight 1,500

Safety Features
Multi-stage dual front SRS airbags, available front driver and passenger SRS side-impact airbags*
Three-point front seatbelts with adjustable shoulder anchors
Three-point seatbelts for all seating positions, Emergency Locking Retractors (ELR) on driverâs belt, Automatic/Emergency Locking Retractors (ALR/ELR) on all passenger seatbelts
(ABS) with Brake Assist (BA) and Electronic Brake-force Distribution (EBD)
Child protector rear door locks
ISOFIX CRS top tether anchor brackets and ISOFIX CRS anchor attachments
Daytime running lights
Head-impact protection structure
* The Toyota driver, front passenger and front seat-mounted side-impact airbags are Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS). The driver and front passenger airbags are designed to deploy in severe (usually frontal) collisions where the magnitude and duration of the forward deceleration of the vehicle exceeds the design threshold level. The side-impact airbags are designed to inflate in severe side-impact collisions. In all other accidents, the airbags will not inflate. To decrease the risk of injury from a deploying airbag, always wear seatbelts, sit upright in the middle of the seat as far back as possible from the airbag modules and do not lean against the door. Do not put objects in front of an airbag or around the seatback. Do not use rearward-facing child seats in any front passenger seat. The force of a deploying airbag SRS may cause serious injury or death. Please see the Owner's Manual for further instructions.

EPA Fuel Economy
Standard / XR XRS
4-Speed Automatic 2WD 28/33 -
4WD 26/31 -
5-Speed Manual 29/36 -
6-Speed Manual - 25 / 30

Basic Limited Warranty Coverage
3-year/36,000-mile Comprehensive
5-year/60,000-mile Powertrain
5-year/unlimited-mileage Corrosion Perforation