Toyota Mark X

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Toyota Mark X (X120)
Mark X
ManufacturerToyota
Also calledReiz
Production2004-present
PredecessorMark II
ClassFull-size
Body style(s)4-door sedan
LayoutFront engine, rear-wheel drive / Four-wheel drive
Engine(s)2.5 L 4GR-FSE V6
3.0 L 3GR-FSE V6
Transmission(s)5-speed automatic
6-speed automatic
RelatedLexus IS, Crown, Lexus GS
ManualService Manual

The Mark X (Japanese: トヨタ・マークX) is a mid size automobile created by Toyota for the Japanese market. The Mark X was introduced in 2004 and is manufactured in Kanegasaki, Iwate, Japan. Also sold in China as the Reiz, it is available with either a 253 horsepower (189 kW) 3.0 L or 212 horsepower (158 kW) 2.5 L GR series V6 engine. Both engines offer dual VVT-i (variable valve timing) with gasoline direct injection(Japanese models only). The rear-wheel drive models have a 6-speed automatic transmission as standard, and the all-wheel drive models have a 5-speed automatic.

The Mark X is the successor to the Mark II which was first introduced in 1968, was known in the North American market as the Corona Mark II starting in 1972 and the Cressida from 1977 to 1992 and was the predecessor to the introduction of Lexus. Although the vehicle features an impressive interior with quality that can be categorized as a luxury sedan, it is aimed at the middle market. The Mark X is not pronounced "Mark Ten" but "Mark ecks" (pronounced /ɛks/) though the Mark II is "Mark Two".

Minor changes were made in 2006. Mirror mounted turn signals replaces the fender mounted turn signal, and a redesign grille. Mark X with all black interior deleted the wood trim in favor of the brush aluminum trim. A formal introduction of the "S package" which gain the 3-spoke steering wheel and changes to the exterior lip piece.

Mark X Supercharged

The Mark X Supercharged version uses the 3GR-FSE engine.[1] Power output is 316 horsepower (236 kW) at 6200 rpm and 42.0 kilogram metres (Template:Convert/N.m ftlbf) at 3200 rpm, paired to a 6 speed auto transmission.


Mark X Zio

Main article: Toyota Mark X Zio

The Mark X Zio wagon shares little with the Mark X sedan besides the name.

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