Toyota Matrix for Sale in Ghana
In 2002, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Canada launched the Toyota Matrix as part of their compact 5-door hatchback category cars. Two generations of Toyota Matrix has been released so far with the latest generation beginning from the 2009 year models. The Matrix is also referred to as the Toyota Corolla Matrix which is considered to be a different form of Corolla. General Motors collaborates with Toyota Motors to produce the Toyota Matrix which is rebranded as Pontiac Vibe.
Toyota Ghana Limited, the authorized dealer in Toyota cars in Ghana does not sell Matrix cars but however there are other alternatives of buying new and used Toyota Matrix cars due to the fast growing popularity of this car. There are huge numbers of different used or second hand Toyota Matrix cars for sale which have been imported into the country at relatively reasonable prices.
What to know when Buying Toyota Matrix
Performance and Specifications of Toyota Matrix
There are four different trim levels of the Toyota Matrix available for the general public. These includes the Base, Convenience Package, Touring Package and S Package which are all equipped with all-wheel drivetrains. The Toyota Matrix has a 1.8 liter V4 engine that utilizes a maximum output of 132 hp and 128 lb/ft of torque. There is also an option to choose either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed Electronically Controlled Automatic Transmission which are both equipped with low friction technology for smooth shift. The electric power steering delivers an easy and efficient handling ability. The Matrix has a fuel consumption rate of 26/32 mpg city/highway.
How is the design of Toyota Matrix
The 2014 Toyota Matrix Sports version has an athletic exterior design with aggressive styling. The front is sharply angled and has a sweptback beltline. The sharp angled headlamps add to its youthful appearance and provide excellent visibility at night. The front bumper features a grille and fog lamps for visibility in harsh weather conditions. The side mirrors are color-keyed. All windows are carved with High Solar Energy Absorbing glass to protect occupants from harmful radiations. The rear window wiper ensures better back view for the driver. The Toyota Matrix colours available are black, silver, grey, red, white and etc.
The Toyota Matrix interior provides pleasant ambiance. The front seats have been designed for maximum comfort with large bolsters and are placed high giving a good road view. Both the front and rear seats have decent head and legroom available. The rear seats and front passenger seats can be folded flat to accommodate more cargo. The tilt and telescopic steering allows you to adjust it according to personal preference and comfort. The high visibility gauges of the Toyota Matrix features a tachometer and outside temperature gauge. The cabin has a number of storage facilities in the form of front and rear door pockets with bottle holders and overhead console etc.
What are the standout Features of Toyota Matrix
The 2014 Toyota Matrix has a Toyota’s Star Safety System that consists of the Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Brake Assist, Electronic Brake-force distribution and Smart Stop Technology. The SRS Airbag System with dual stage front airbags and active headrests are meant to protect passengers from severe injuries during collision. A number of standout features are known for the 2014 Matrix which includes color keyed, power remote heated, foldable side mirrors, high solar energy absorbing glass windows and outside temperature gauge.
Used Toyota Matrix for Sale in Ghana
The Ghanaian community are very familiar with buying used Toyota Matrix cars from abroad especially in North America. The used Matrix versions can be found on the car market either as registered or unregistered Toyota Matrix for sale. The registered Toyota Matrix is always cheaper than the unregistered version either at dealerships or from private sellers. However most car dealers are interested in imported used Toyota Matrix since the price is relative to change due to foreign exchange rates. Find below a variety of used Toyota Matrix car listings that are available in the major area and cities in Ghana;
What is the Best Toyota Matrix year to Buy
- Toyota Matrix 2010 is considered as the most favorite year model in Ghana.
- Toyota Matrix 2009 is also very common year models seen in Ghana.
- Toyota Matrix 2005 has a relatively a good figure in terms of demand.
Toyota Matrix Price in Ghana
In Canada, the 2014 Toyota Matrix is sold at approximately GH 50,000 cedis but due to import taxes and custom duties paid in Ghana creates an increase in the selling price of imported Matrix. Therefore the prices of used or second hand Toyota Matrix cars for sale is never fixed but also depends on the year model and general condition of the car. Jumia Car Ghana offers a wide range of used Toyota Matrix for sale at reasonable and negotiable prices.
- 2003 Toyota Matrix – 2005 Toyota Matrix: GH 15,000 cedis – GH 25,000 cedis
- 2006 Toyota Matrix – 2008 Toyota Matrix: GH 25,000 cedis – GH 35,000 cedis
- 2009 Toyota Matrix – 2012 Toyota Matrix: GH 30,000 cedis – GH 40,000 cedis
Overall Impression of Toyota Matrix
The general public in Ghana considers the Matrix as a more reliable and fuel efficient car which is worth its price tag. Its spare parts availability is easy and convenient to find in most cities like Accra, Kumasi, Tema and many more. The All-Wheel Drive feature of the Matrix top its ahead of competitors in the same category such as Ford Focus and Nissan Versa in Ghana.