If it’s the attention grabbing and appealing style that you want then you will find the 2012 Toyota Matrix will give you what you are looking for. This car appeals to the younger crowd with its sporty stance and powerful engine. Also, you will find the Matrix as a very comfortable ride with its versatile interior. An added plus side is that you also get to have greater confidence when driving around with its improved maneuverability.
This boasts of a high mpg as it is powered with a 1.8 liter four cylinder which gives you around 132 hp for the base models. Higher trims such as the S have a horsepower of 152 with a 2.4 liter four cylinder engine. When it comes to the 5 speed manual, you will get a standard engine but you can also avail an automatic which gives you around 4 speeds at 1.8 liters. Base models also give you a fuel economy of 26/32 in city/highway. S models on the other hand give you 21/29.
When it comes to the interior, you will get added space as well as flexible layouts as the seals easily fold in and out giving you more interior space as well as allowing you to cart large cargo around with the expendable cargo space and trendy instrument panels.
This also features safety air bags in the front side as well as the side curtain air bags. You also get anti lock brakes, electronic stability control and cruise control.
For the base models, you will be able to get power windows and mirrors as well as air conditioning. You can upgrade to the S which features fog lamps, keyless entry, and an upgraded sound system. Another option is the Sport Package which gives you a rear spoiler, body skirting, Bluetooth, USB input and even 17 inch alloy wheels.