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qbanprepster21 Feb 22, 2:55pm - #108787 
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Matrix and Celica

Is the Matrix more popular then the celica, i've seen more ads from toyota for the matrix and TRD makes more parts for the matrix, is it a faster car, more popular, its annoying how more attention is on the matrix and not the celica!!!

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ssgsky Feb 22, 3:00pm - #108788 

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the matrix is a new model that toyota is aiming for gen-y buyers. the celi has been out and has it's name. the celi is a more narrow focus car. and the matrix has the same engine as the gt celi, but it has the underhood space to put things there easily, ie: supercharger

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qbanprepster21 Feb 22, 3:01pm - #108789 
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so whos faster

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Jae Feb 22, 3:05pm - #108790 

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yeah its because, i think, they are aiming for gen-Y.
there are lotta competition for these type of cars, such as cvic si, scion, 3, and some other cars that are coming out.
I believe there is more parts for celica right now than matrix though. And in japan there are lotta celica parts, not just in us. underhood space is also true too.
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qbanprepster21 Feb 22, 3:17pm - #108791 
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nope, i just got the most recent TRD catalog, and its like TRD likes the matrix better, the 1.8l supercharger wont even fit on the celi, they have way more TRD parts for the matrix!!

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VSGTS14 Feb 22, 3:43pm - #108792 

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celica is still faster due to weight of the two...

but Matrix was aimed for gen-y and didn't really work, so TRD still goes ahead and makes shit for it idunno

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qbanprepster21 Feb 22, 3:45pm - #108793 
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beans Feb 22, 4:36pm - #108794 
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Yeah, along with the Scion
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LostAngel Feb 22, 6:37pm - #108795 
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Originally Posted by VSGTS14
celica is still faster due to weight of the two...

but Matrix was aimed for gen-y and didn't really work, so TRD still goes ahead and makes shit for it idunno

Yeah, the whole power/weight ratio makes the celica faster. Damn, I remember when my generation was the cool one...Generation X... cry What the heck is gonna happen once generation z has come and went? The end of the world? Or will it be Generation AA? wtf
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glitch Feb 22, 7:38pm - #108796 
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just so you guys know.. the matrix does 0-60 in 12 seconds puke

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andrews Feb 22, 8:00pm - #108797 

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Originally Posted by glitch
just so you guys know.. the matrix does 0-60 in 12 seconds puke


omg you serious? that gots to suck!

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stefanoc Feb 22, 8:02pm - #108798 

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Originally Posted by andrews
Originally Posted by glitch
just so you guys know.. the matrix does 0-60 in 12 seconds puke


omg you serious? that gots to suck!


for a second i thought you said it does 1/4 mile in 12 seconds fixed up. then i read again and saw 0-60... eek horrible
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Elec-FuYu Feb 22, 8:47pm - #108799 
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basically celicas are not liked in aftermarket

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CeLlYgT04 Feb 22, 8:52pm - #108800 

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Originally Posted by qbanprepster21
nope, i just got the most recent TRD catalog, and its like TRD likes the matrix better, the 1.8l supercharger wont even fit on the celi, they have way more TRD parts for the matrix!!


Who cares which car has more parts for it dude, it's not a pissing match.



If you prefer one car over the other because of the availability of aftermarket parts, sell the celica, and get a Matrix. It's not because Toyota doesn't "like" the Celica. rolleyes
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Bakablo1 Feb 22, 9:28pm - #108801 
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celica is soooo better lookin then the matrix tongue tongue
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LostAngel Feb 22, 11:56pm - #108802 
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Originally Posted by Bakablo1
celica is soooo better lookin then the matrix tongue tongue

I agree, oh well. At least the Matrix is still a toyota.
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Eyger Feb 22, 11:58pm - #108803 

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Originally Posted by Bakablo1
celica is soooo better lookin then the matrix tongue tongue


Word.

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Veilside Feb 23, 1:29am - #108804 
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matrix is also cool but i keep it with the celica wink

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Krayze Feb 23, 1:32am - #108805 

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Originally Posted by glitch
just so you guys know.. the matrix does 0-60 in 12 seconds puke


ahahahaah yeah right

dude i have a vieb and its faster tahn an auto gts

my fahter has one we raced.

teh auto is just a hair slower than a equivalnet auto in a celica. tehy are not that far apart

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mikalous Feb 23, 3:53am - #108806 

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The Matrix is more popular due to price, advertising, sales and the fact its a Corolla wagon (some magazines in europe call it the Matrix Corolla). The Celi has its own niche though and won't sell anywhere near as well as the Matrix. Matrix is just more practical.
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rem Feb 23, 4:27am - #108807 
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Originally Posted by Krayze

Originally Posted by glitch

just so you guys know.. the matrix does 0-60 in 12 seconds puke



ahahahaah yeah right

dude i have a vieb and its faster tahn an auto gts

my fahter has one we raced.

teh auto is just a hair slower than a equivalnet auto in a celica. tehy are not that far apart


rofl
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