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CarComplaints.com Notes: The Toyota Matrix is the mechanical twin of the Pontiac Vibe.

Both models were a joint GM-Toyota venture, manufactured together at a NUMMI production facility in Fremont, CA. Only the heating & A/C systems are different.

6.8

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,600 miles

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2008 Toyota Matrix windows / windshield problems

windows / windshield problem

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2008 Toyota Matrix Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 312008

Matrix

  • 9,600 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Very similar to ODI id no. 10219567 except I was already on the interstate. Left rear passenger window shattered spontaneously. Sunny day, temperature near 70, traveling on interstate at about 69 mph, no trucks nearby. Window has now been replaced; dealership said it searched for but could find no evidence of rock or pebble.

- Fall Creek, WI, USA

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