Gossips doing rounds online claim that the 2018 Toyota Mark X sedan is scheduled to arrive at the global dealerships in August next year. The first major facelift of this sedan took place in 2009, and the automaker restyled it effectively in line with the market demands during that period. But, between 2009 and 2018 seems like a century in the auto industry. That is why Toyota Mark X has been obsolete and calls for a significant overhaul to suit its enthusiasts.
We’ve received the particulars concerning the upcoming Mark X sedan thanks to the leaked video clips and pictures which landed on our hands just recently. As per our images and clips, Toyota has updated its Mark X with intent to the local Japanese market. It shares the same platform with the inbound Toyota Crown and previous gen Lexus GS.
2018 Toyota Mark X – Stylish and Attractive Design
The exterior of the 2018 Toyota Mark X is original, incredibly stylish and attractive. Its front end conveys the LED-xenon optics, where the LEDs provide light to the mainframe. The elegant grille hosts the Toyota emblem along with the letter X printed on the chrome.
The car’s front façade is reminiscent of the current Lexus, which takes the shape of an hourglass. The Toyota Mark X measures 187 inches long, 71 inches wide, and 56.89 inches high. Its wheelbase extends to 112 inches, while ground clearance to the all-wheel-drive and rear-wheel-drive are 5.9 and 6.1 inches respectively. This model is availed in various color choices—dark blue, white, gray, silver, pearl white, black, and dark-red body embodiment.
The 2018 Toyota Mark X has a robust and attractive interior featuring high-quality materials. Front seats are backed up with back and side cushions for better support. You get a lot of space in front if you detach the headrests and lower the back seat. The volume of space formed is so big that two fully-grown adults can sleep in it comfortably.
This vehicle has a comfortable steering and Optitron instrument panel that comprises two pairs of big and small radii appliances. Each of the devices is staged in its separate well. A large 8.0-inch touchscreen decorates the center console and is used for multimedia and navigation. Underneath this screen is climate control functions.
2018 Toyota Mark X – Powertrain and Gearbox
The Japanese sedan offers two V6 petrol engines comprising fuel injections into the cylinders. Customers can choose from either a 2.5-liter model 4GR-FSE with the capacity of 203hp and 243lb.ft of torque or a 3.5-liter model 2GR-FSE with 318hp and 380lb.ft of torque. Each engine option is still hooked to a six-speed automatic gearbox.
2018 Toyota Mark X – Price and Release Date
The standard front-wheel-drive model of 2018 Toyota Mark X sells at 21,537 USD. This entry-level variant comprises a low-powered engine with a preliminary 203-hp and 243-lb.ft of torque.
The most expensive all-wheel-drive model with the top engine costs about 34,425 USD. This top-tier sedan gets stuffed with a 318-hp and 380-lb.ft of torque engine. The inbound 2018 Toyota Mark X is set to grace the dealerships in August next year. Stay tuned as we reach out to Toyota Corporation for more news about its next release.