Toyota Mark X ZiO

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Mark X ZiO (ANA10)
2007 Toyota Mark-X-Zio 01.jpg
Overview
Manufacturer Toyota
Production 2007-2013
Body and chassis
Class Mid-size
Body style 5-door CUV
Layout Front engine, front-wheel drive / Four-wheel drive
Platform Toyota "A" platform
Related Toyota RAV4
Toyota Auris
Powertrain
Engine 2.4 L 2AZ-FE I4
3.5 L 2GR-FE V6
Transmission 6-speed automatic
CVT
Dimensions
Wheelbase 2,780 mm (109 in)
Length 4,705 mm (185 in)
Width 1,785 mm (70 in)
Height 1,550 mm (61 in)
Curb weight 1,660 kg (3,660 lb)
Chronology
Predecessor Toyota Opa

The Toyota Mark X ZiO was a CUV manufactured by Toyota Motor Corporation from 2007 to 2013. It replaces the Toyota Opa MPV, and was exclusive to Toyota Japan dealerships Toyopet Store, sold alongside the Toyota Mark X sedan.

The "4+Free" concept uses four independent seats that can accommodate four adults, as well as a flexible "free space" in the rear that can be changed according to the vehicle's specific use. The ZiO's "three mode" cabin can accommodate from four to seven passengers. In "personal sedan mode," a tonneau board with dual tonneau covers creates a sedan like vehicle. Stow the tonneau board and covers, and the "active wagon mode" creates a large cargo space in the rear. The "friendly minivan mode" adds seating for more passengers by raising the third-row seats in the cargo space. The name "ZiO" is an acronym to suggest its spaciousness and cargo capacity, meaning "Zone in One". It is similar in concept to but does not share a platform with the Venza.

It was the first Toyota using MOST Bus technology.[1]

For the first year of production, it won the Good Design Award given by the Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization. According to Japanese vehicle regulations, the Mark X ZiO is classed as a normal-size vehicle.

The Mark X ZiO shares few features with the Mark X besides the name. The ZiO chassis is derived from the Auris. The 2.4 L ZiO is available in front-wheel drive (ANA10 chassis code) or four-wheel drive (ANA15 chassis code) with the 2AZ-FE motor and Continuously variable transmission (CVT). The 3.5 L ZiO is available in front wheel drive only (GGA10 chassis code) with the 2GR-FE motor and 6-speed automatic transmission.[2] G-BOOK was added to the list of optional features.

Production ended in Japan November 2013.

Mark X ZiO 
The Mark X ZiO was based on the 2005 Toyota FSC concept car 
Interior of 2007 Mark X ZiO (Japan-spec) 

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