GMC Canyon GMC Canyon helped rejuvenate the mid-sized pickup market by showing potential buyers that a smaller footprint offers the same functionality and luxury as a large pickup. It is available in a variety of variants and equipped with three engines which include a diesel engine it is the GMC Canyon is a strong competitor in the segment.
If you’re in the market for an SUV but do not need the huge size of big models, then the GMC is an ideal choice. Although it has a lot in common with its sister and that of the Chevrolet Colorado, like other GMC models, it has slightly more durable choices and features which make it a more professional vehicle. Its interior design is much more upscale than the ones you’ll encounter in rival models and the ride is quite comfortable. In terms of overall capabilities , like towing and hauling and hauling, the Canyon is without doubt the most reliable choice on the market.
Trims and Pricing
GMC produces its Canyon with three different trims that are: SLE, base and SLT. Each of them comes in an expanded cab that has 6-foot beds as well as the crew cab, and a 6- or 5-foot bed. The standard features include headlights with projector beams with LED lighting signatures and an CornerStep back bumper DuraLife brake wheels, power steering with electric with trailer sway control Stabilitrak equipped with traction controls and a rearview camera. SLE models get aluminum trim for the interior, automated climate control as well as an Touch Audio System with an 8-inch display, bedliner that sprays in as well as upper tie-downs for your cargo container, a chrome grille surround as well as hill descent controls, Bluetooth connectivity and the ability to integrate smartphones. The All-Terrain package is included in the SLE and includes carbon fiber-like interior trims, upholstery with red stitches, automated lockable rear differential as well as the Autotrac transfer box. SLT models include Lane departure warning forward collision alert Active aero grille shutters lower and EZ-Lift tailgates with Chrome side mirror caps on the side, Siri Eyes Free along with voice command. GMC hasn’t yet made public pricing details on the Canyon. As members of GMC, you’ll have peace of mind in the knowledge that your Certified Dealer will provide you with the best price possible, without the typical car shopping headaches.
Engine and Performance
The engine used in the base model of the Canyon is an 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that pumps up 200 horsepower as well as 191 lb.-ft. of torque. A more powerful 3.6-liter V6 engine produces 306 horses and 269 lb.-ft. of torque, which makes it the better choice for serious hauling or towing. Rear-wheel drive is standard but four-wheel drive is offered for both engines. Standard transmissions are a 6-speed automatic with automatic grade braking as well as the option of the towing and hauling. Certain rear-wheel drive models are available with a manual transmission. If properly equipped GMC Canyon GMC Canyon can tow up to 7000 pounds, which is more than the other competitors.
GMC has offered the Canyon an interior that is modern and is clean and sleek. Like many modern vehicles the Canyon has a limited number of physical controls. Those remaining are big and clearly labeled. The infotainment display is on top of the middle stack, making it simple to refer to. The gauge cluster is some attractive design, however it’s still fairly easy to comprehend. The interior materials of the Canyon aren’t the best quality however, they’re soft and smooth enough to be able to compete against the midsize trucks. Naturally, the interior finishes are more appealing when you move up higher trims. Space is great for front passengers while the seat is comfortable, particularly when you are running around the town. The rear seat is quite cramped on extended cab models, but is it is much more manageable when you use the crew cab model however larger adults will remain somewhat squeezed.