Toyota Voltz

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Toyota Voltz
Toyota Voltz (Japan). The JDM market version of the Pontiac Vibe.jpg
Manufacturer NUMMI
Also called Pontiac Vibe
Production 2002–2004
Body and chassis
Class Compact car
Body style 5-door hatchback
Layout FF layout, four-wheel drive
Related Toyota Allex
Toyota Corolla
Toyota Matrix
Engine 1.8 L 2ZZ-GE  I4
1.8 L 1ZZ-FE I4
Predecessor Toyota Sprinter
Successor Toyota Auris

The Toyota Voltz was a five-door hatchback sold from August 2002 to the end of 2004. It was assembled by NUMMI in Fremont, in the U.S. state of California and marketed by Toyota in its home market of Japan, but curtailed after a disappointing sales volume of just over 10,000 units. The Voltz was produced alongside the Pontiac Vibe in Fremont by NUMMI (New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc), a joint venture between General Motors and Toyota. This vehicle is known as the Pontiac Vibe (itself a version of the Toyota Matrix) in North America. The Vibe was exported to the Japanese market (with minor badging changes and right-hand drive configuration) as the Toyota Voltz, and was exclusive to Toyota Japanese dealerships called Toyota Netz Store. Whereas its exterior styling is identical to the Vibe, some interior details differ, matching the interior of the Matrix instead. Curiously, the North American Toyota-branded Matrix was not sold in Japan.

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