Get one if you can! Toyota Matrixes are the best!!
2007 Toyota Matrix Base
I would be totally satisfied if I had to own a Toyota Matrix for the rest of my life. Our red 2007 model has proven to be a reliable and really spacious car. (Dare I say even bigger inside than some SUVs?! I'm convinced of that since it's managed to hold a chaise lounge.). Back seats fold forward and whenever that happens I can feel a bit like a magician doing some kind of impossible trick because of how much stuff we manage to fit inside! We've taken our Matrix on many road trips and it's carried a lot of weight in the process. Thankfully it has been easy to strap on a roof bag when needed or a big ol' Christmas tree on top! Gas mileage is also good. Our matrix has been a great family car too. The back seats have fit well with our car seats. The *only* complaint I would have is that the maintenance light will go off/on randomly, with no repair being needed. Aside from that, we enjoy it very much and can't help but recommend it to others. I'm hoping that newer models of the Matrix will come into existence so that when the time comes to say goodbye to our current one we'll have the newer one to look forward to!