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Toyota Matrix

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A three-quarter front view of a red 2011 Toyota Matrix

Toyota Matrix

Offering a cavernous 61.5 cubic feet of cargo room with the rear seat bench folded flat, the Toyota Matrix is perfect for adventurous city dwellers looking to maximize versatility while minimizing wheelbase. However, just because the Matrix is big on space, don't expect to pay an equally large sum — starting at under $17,000, this budget hatchback is a smart buy in more ways than one.

Cargo Room: 19.8 cubic feet (61.5 cu. ft. with back seats down)

MPG: 26 city / 32 hwy

Base Price: $16,700

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