Toyota Matrix - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Toyota Matrix owners have reported a total of 1,739 problems for their cars built in the 11 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Toyota Matrix. The 2003 Toyota Matrix cars have the most problems reported (345 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Toyota Matrix

Model Year Number of Problems
  2012 Matrix
5
  2011 Matrix
14
  2010 Matrix
73
  2009 Matrix
298
  2008 Matrix
79
  2007 Matrix
130
  2006 Matrix
259
  2005 Matrix
331
  2004 Matrix
203
  2003 Matrix
345
  2002 Matrix
2

  Common problems of Toyota Matrix

The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for Toyota Matrix cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (603 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (186 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Toyota Matrix

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
603
  Power Train
186
  Engine And Engine Cooling
161
  Vehicle Speed Control
154
  Electrical System
115
  Service Brakes
87
  Tire
69
  Steering
62
  Structure
51
  Visibility
44
   
  Suspension
42
  Equipment
37
  Unknown Or Other
29
  Gasoline Fuel System
17
  Electronic Stability Control
14
  Other Fuel System
14
  Seat Belt
13
  Wheel
10
  Exterior Lighting
9
  Interior Lighting
6
  Seats
6
  Latches/locks/linkage
5
  Parking Brake
3
  Air Brake
2


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