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Toyota Matrix Features

Can I get heated seats? Do I have to get a sunroof? Find out what you need to know about Toyota Matrix features right here.

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Available Features for the Toyota Matrix

  

Model Year 2008 2008
Model Matrix Matrix
Trim Standard XR
Engines  
1.8L I4
DOHC-4v
132 hp@6000
128 lb-ft@4400
 1.8L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>132 hp@6000 <br>128 lb-ft@4400 is a standard feature.  1.8L I4<br>DOHC-4v<br>132 hp@6000 <br>128 lb-ft@4400 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed manual 5-speed manual is a standard feature. 5-speed manual is a standard feature.
4-speed automatic 4-speed automatic is an optional feature. 4-speed automatic is an optional feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
Tires  
205/55R16 tires 205/55R16 tires is a standard feature. 205/55R16 tires is a standard feature.
215/50R17 tires   215/50R17 tires is an optional feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 4 speakers Unbranded, 4 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 4 speakers is a standard feature.
JBL, 7 speakers (with subwoofer)   JBL, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature.
Unbranded, 6 speakers   Unbranded, 6 speakers is an optional feature.
Accessories  
AC power outletPowers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.   AC power outlet is a standard feature. AC power outlet is a standard feature.
Powers devices with a regular home electrical outlet. Limited wattage: forget about using it to power a blow drier.
Cruise control Cruise control is an optional feature. Cruise control is an optional feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is an optional feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is an optional feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows   Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.   Remote keyless entry is an optional feature. Remote keyless entry is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Tilt steering wheel, manual Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is an optional feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is an optional feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Front side airbagsTorso-level front row airbags, usually contained in the seats. Many also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.   Front side airbags is an optional feature. Front side airbags is an optional feature.
Torso-level front row airbags, usually contained in the seats. Many also protect the head, but not as well as side curtain airbags.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is an optional feature. Side curtain airbags is an optional feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is an optional feature. Stability control is an optional feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Cargo Management  
Cargo area rails w/tie downs Cargo area rails w/tie downs is a standard feature. Cargo area rails w/tie downs is a standard feature.
Cargo cover Cargo cover is a standard feature. Cargo cover is a standard feature.
Cargo net Cargo net is a standard feature. Cargo net is a standard feature.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Liftglass or two-piece tailgateDo not have to open entire tailgate to access the cargo area.   Liftglass or two-piece tailgate is a standard feature. Liftglass or two-piece tailgate is a standard feature.
Do not have to open entire tailgate to access the cargo area.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.     CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player CD player is a standard feature.  
Heavy-duty heater Heavy-duty heater is an optional feature. Heavy-duty heater is an optional feature.
Interior air filterFilters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.   Interior air filter is a standard feature. Interior air filter is a standard feature.
Filters exterior air before it enters the passenger compartment. No default value because most cars have them, even in cases where they're not in the official list of features.
Intermittent wipers Intermittent wipers is a standard feature.  
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear heat ductsDucts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.   Rear heat ducts is an optional feature. Rear heat ducts is an optional feature.
Ducts under front seats direct heated air to the second row.
Rear wiper Rear wiper is an optional feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.     Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Exterior  
Body kitSide skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.     Body kit is an optional feature.
Side skirts and possibly a front air dam and rear apron.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.   Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature. Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sport front fascia (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.     Sport front fascia (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.     Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Sunroof   Sunroof is an optional feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.     Fog lights is an optional feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.     Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.     Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Visor mirror, driver Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, passenger Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature. Front buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Folding passenger seatFor carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.   Folding passenger seat is a standard feature. Folding passenger seat is a standard feature.
For carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat   Manual height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels Alloy wheels is an optional feature. Alloy wheels is an optional feature.

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Option Package Contents

Premium Package

Features
Power front side windows
Power locks
Remote keyless entry

Sport Package

Features
Cruise control
Fog lights
Body kit
Sport front fascia (optional)
Sport rear fascia, e.g. diffuser (optional)
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What Our Members Are Saying about the Available Features of the 2008 Toyota Matrix

2008 Toyota Matrix Available Features: Pros
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2007 4dr Hatch 126-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
Good choice of options. LOTS of storage compartments for odd bits and pieces. I particularly like the adjustable HEIGHT drivers seat. see full Toyota Matrix review
2008 Toyota Matrix Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2009 4dr Hatch 158-horsepower 2.4L I4
4-speed automatic AWD
Everything was an option! No power windows, no keyless entry, no rear disc brakes, no alloy wheels, etc!!!! see full Toyota Matrix review
2007 4dr Hatch 126-horsepower 1.8L I4
4-speed automatic FWD
A lot of the things on the Rabbit that were standard were considered upgrades for the Matrix. see full Toyota Matrix review