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2013 Toyota Matrix
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2014 Volkswagen GTI
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Overview

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
Engine
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Fuel Economy
City: 26 MPG
Hwy: 32 MPG
Fuel Economy
City: 21 MPG
Hwy: 31 MPG
Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
Fuel Tank Capacity
14.5 gallons
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Seating Capacity
5 seater
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.4 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
N/A

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Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

Engine
1.8L Inline-4 Gas
2.0L Turbo Inline-4 Gas
Horsepower
132 hp @ 6000 rpm
200 hp @ 5100-6000 rpm
Torque
128 lb-ft @ 4400 rpm
207 lb-ft @ 1800-5000 rpm
Drivetrain
Front-Wheel Drive
Front-Wheel Drive

Weight and Towing

Curb Weight
2,844 lbs
3,113 lbs

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

Combined
29 MPG
25 MPG
City
26 MPG
21 MPG
Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG

Emissions

CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.6 Tons/yr
7.3 Tons/yr

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity
13.2 gallons
14.5 gallons
Cruising Range City
343.2 miles
304.5 miles
Cruising Range Highway
422.4 miles
449.5 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

Length
171.9 in
165.8 in
Height
61 in
57.8 in
Max Width
69.5 in
70 in
Front Width
59.8 in
60.4 in
Rear Width
59.9 in
59.7 in
Wheelbase
102.4 in
101.5 in
Ground Clearance
5.8 in
5 in

Interior Space

Seating Capacity
5 seater
5 seater
Front Seat Leg Room
41.6 in
41.2 in
Front Seat Headroom
40.5 in
39.3 in
Front Seat Shoulder Room
53.3 in
54.7 in
Front Seat Hip Room
52.3 in
N/A
Rear Seat Leg Room
36.2 in
35.5 in
Rear Seat Headroom
39.3 in
38.5 in
Rear Seat Shoulder Room
52.6 in
54.6 in
Rear Seat Hip Room
43.7 in
N/A

Cargo Space

Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Up
19.8 ft³
15.3 ft³
Cargo Volume with Rear Seat Down
49.4 ft³
N/A

Wheels and Suspension

Steering

Steering Type
Pwr rack & pinion
Pwr Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter
36 ft
35.8 ft

Wheels

Front Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x TBD
Rear Wheel Size
16" x 6.5"
18" x TBD

Suspension

Front Suspension
MacPherson Strut
MacPherson Strut
Rear Suspension
Independent
Multi-Link

Tires

Front Tire
P205/55R16
225/40R18
Rear Tire
P205/55R16
225/40R18
Spare Tire
Compact
Compact

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ash, Fabric seat trim
  • Dark Charcoal, Fabric seat trim
  • Interlagos, Cloth seat trim

Features and Options

Infotainment

Bluetooth Connection
Standard
Not Available
Auxiliary Audio Input
Standard
Not Available
MP3 Player
Standard
Not Available

Interior Trim

Bucket Seats
Standard
Not Available
Cloth Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Seats
Standard
Not Available
Leather Steering Wheel
Standard
Not Available
Premium Synthetic Seats
Standard
Not Available
Vinyl Seats
Standard
Not Available

Comfort

Steering Wheel Audio Controls
Standard
Not Available
Power Mirror(s)
Standard
Not Available
A/C
Standard
Not Available
Cruise Control
Standard
Not Available
Keyless Entry
Standard
Not Available

Safety

Safety Features

ABS
Standard
Not Available
Tire Pressure Monitor
Standard
Not Available
Brake Assist
Standard
Not Available
Stability Control
Standard
Not Available
Traction Control
Standard
Not Available

US NHTSA crash test result

Rollover Rating

Airbags

Driver Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Front Side Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Passenger Air Bag
Standard
Not Available
Rear Head Air Bag
Standard
Not Available

Warranty

Warranty Summary

Basic
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Corrosion
5 Years / Unlimited Miles
12 Years / Unlimited Miles
Drivetrain
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
5 Years / 60,000 Miles
Maintenance
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
Roadside Assistance Note
24/7 Roadside Assistance
N/A
Roadside Assistance
2 Years / 25,000 Miles
3 Years / 36,000 Miles
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