January 4, 2006
Toyota announces unique-to-Canada 2006 Matrix TRD
Toronto, Ontario – Toyota Canada has announced that a TRD (Toyota Racing Development) Special Edition of the Matrix will appear in dealerships in January. The package will only be available to Canadian buyers.
The TRD Special Edition features a satellite-ready, 200-watt CD/MP3 Panasonic audio system, coloured front disc calipers and unique interior trim accents. Fitted to the Matrix Base front-wheel-drive trim level, the package also includes coloured rear spoiler, power remote mirrors, TRD exhaust tip, 17-inch alloy wheels with locks, chrome scuff plates, blacked-out side window frames, fog lamps, air conditioning, and a TRD shift knob on manual-equipped cars. The Matrix TRD uses a 1.8-litre, 126-horsepower engine; the MSRP is $21,075 with a manual transmission, and $22,025 equipped with a four-speed automatic.