Friday, July 15, 2011

2011 Toyota Matrix


Making its debut at the Chicago Auto Show 2011, with further changes to the 2011 season, the sporty five-door Toyota Matrix cleverly combines a fun spirit of unity, the utility of a small SUV with excellent fuel economy. In 2011, the Toyota Matrix propose new standard tires, interior decoration items, Toyota maintenance free care plan and a technology standard smart stop.

The 2011 Toyota Matrix still included Star Safety System ™ as standard equipment, which includes Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), traction control (TRAC), anti-lock braking (ABS), Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist emergency. It also includes the standard Smart-Stop brake override system.

Performance and Efficiency

The 2011 Toyota Matrix is ​​available in two grades: the basic matrix and range S. Choice of motor sport as 1.8 and 2.4 liter four-cylinder, a five-speed manual transmission, and four or five automatic transmissions. All wheel drive (AWD) with active torque control is available on the Toyota Matrix S, associated with the 2.4 liter engine.

Votes Matrix is ​​equipped with a 1.8-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine that produces 132 hp at 6000 rpm and 128 Nm of torque at 4400 rpm. Dual variable valve timing, and intelligence (VVT-i) controls the valve timing and intake and exhaust cams to optimize performance and economy. 1.8-liter engine is mated to five-speed manual or four-stage electronically controlled automatic transmission (ECT).

Security

In addition, the STAR safety system, the Matrix is ​​a comprehensive list of safety features. It comes with front and rear crumple zones, Matrix has been designed to effectively absorb and disperse impact energy throughout the body structure. Deformation of the cabin is well managed, due to the impact of energy-power design and high-strength steel is used in the body.

All Matrix models are equipped with six standard airbags, including a top front airbags, front seat mounted side airbags and front and rear side curtain airbags. Seat belt pulls the seat belt tensioners and a frontal impact, a two-stage force limiter helps limit the power of the seatbelt in the passenger's chest. The front seats integrate the active head restraints. If the vehicle is hit from behind with enough force, the cable-actuated mechanism of the active headrest moves the front seat headrest up and forward to help limit the movement of the passenger's head. Toyota Matrix also has energy-absorbing steering column.

Stability standard vehicle control (VSC) automatically adjusts engine output and braking force at each wheel to help control any discrepancy between where the driver controls, and where the vehicle is moving.

Exterior design

The matrix of the second generation of display items of sport-inspired style cutting inside while preserving the utility impressive. The result is a sporty, dynamic shape that provides a quiet interior of five to travel in comfort.

Toyota Matrix has rounded rear windows and continuous character lines that extend from the grille to the A-pillar. The matrix S, which has front and back nine in 2011, and includes a rear spoiler and large mesh fog lamp bezel.

In 2011, accession of a new palace Spruce Mica Color Matrix color that includes Super White, Classic Silver Metallic, Magnetic Gray Metallic, Black Sand Mica, Radiant Red Metallic and Nautical Blue.

Interior Design

Style cabin in the matrix is ​​driven by a driver-oriented instrument panel and console commands. The instrument panel gauges Optitron bright white light element and embellishments of new money for 2011. The big round speedometer is mounted in the center, with a tachometer to the left and red now equipped with a new blank line, adding style and are easy to see. An indicator of the combination at the right houses a speedometer indicator, fuel level, engine temperature gauge, and an LCD display that combines an outside temperature gauge and odometer / tripmeter. The center console features new plated rings around the air conditioning vents, and the audio unit has a new color area in 2011.

In 2011, the Toyota Matrix will have new seat fabric is an air sport. A choice of two interior colors include dark charcoal or a combination of charcoal and dark gray ash, and a three-spoke steering wheel adds a sporty touch. Toyota Matrix S comes with a leather-wrapped steering wheel, new design that includes spoke-mounted audio controls and Bluetooth hands-free capabilities.

Front center console has a movable and removable cup support element. The cup holder area can be used in the tray when the divider is removed, and all are open drawers with rubber mats. Multiple compartments located throughout the interior, including doors, front and rear pockets, each holds 20 oz plastic bottle. Four of the side panel, shopping hooks for bags and four D-rings on the ground floor offer a luggage tie-down facilities. Folding tonneau cover is standard.