The Toyota Corolla Matrix crossover utility vehicle (CUV) has become a major influence on modern compact car design, blending sporty styling with five-door practicality and high fuel efficiency. The 2008 Matrix has an estimated EPA mileage ratings as high as 26 mpg city and 33 mpg highway in models with the five-speed manual transmission.
Matrix is available in two model grades - Standard, and the XR with enhanced content. The Matrix has been especially successful at reaching younger buyers because it provides such a compelling value in a spirited and uniquely styled package. At the same time, versatility and excellent fuel efficiency have made Matrix popular with buyers of all ages.