If you are looking for an affordable vehicle with a lot of versatility, then the 2010 Toyota Matrix is the car for you. The Matrix was designed for people who want a vehicle with a sporty image and high functionality. It’s practical, stylish and affordable. It’s rated one of the best compact cars for hauling people and cargo in its price-class. The Matrix has a high safety rating; three stars for front-passenger protection and four stars for rear-passenger protection.
Its large cargo area can be expanded by folding rear seats and folding the front-passenger seat. The Matrix also has: a durable plastic cargo floor, adjustable tie-downs for securing any bulky/messy cargo, a roomy backseat with five inches of head room (allowing it to accommodate adults), all-wheel drive, antilock brakes, and stability control. Under the hood, the Matrix has a 1.8L four-cylinder engine putting out 126-hp and 122 lb-ft torque. The Matrix will also get a combined 28 MPG according to Fueleconomy.