Men, especially pickup truck lovers and enthusiasts, are never satisfied and don’t get enough from pickup trucks. So the ultimate answer to this would be the new 2017 GMC Canyon. This new GMC Canyon looks hard and tough on the outside and is soft and luxurious on the inside. This pickup truck is just about everything as it has got almost everything in it. The company has made sure that the driver and passengers do not feel the absence of anything in this model.
2017 GMC Canyon – Engine, Performance, and Mileage
A 2.5 liter 4 cylinder engine will be used as a base unit, and it produces 191 pound-feet of torque and 200 hp. Since this unit is a base engine, it will be fed with a two-wheel drive configuration. The 2.8-liter turbodiesel inline-4 with 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque.
A higher version engine will be a 3.6 liter V6 engine which produces a horsepower of 305 hp and 269 pound-feet of torque. This engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual transmission system and both two-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configuration will be in the option.
This 2017 GMC Canyon is able to sprint from 0 to 60 miles per hour 10.2 seconds, and it reaches a top speed of 99 miles per hour. With two-wheel drive configuration, mileage obtained will be 18 MPG in city, 26 mpg on highways and 21 mpg combined. With all-wheel drive configuration, mileage obtained will be 17 mpg in city, 24 mpg on highways and 20 mpg on a combined basis. Maximum towing capacity will be 7,000 pounds.
Available trims and Body color options
This new 2017 GMC Canyon is coming in 4 different trims which are Base SL, base Canyon, SLE, and SLT. Two body styles have been presented which are 2/4 seat extended cab body style and 5 seat crew cab body style.
This pickup truck also comes in an array of body color options which are Summit White, Quicksilver Metallic, Onyx Black, Emerald Green Metallic, Cyber Grey Metallic, Copper Red Metallic, Cardinal Red and Bronze Alloy Metallic.
Exterior body of 2017 GMC Canyon
This pickup truck has a well-structured body design that is complimented by modern styling. A brawny grille with 3 horizontal chrome slats has been presented in which a GMC badge has been placed in the middle. This grille is then taken over by headlights having a robust design at each side.
Hood then takes the shape of this grille and headlights, and this subsides over the windshields. Rest half of its front portion consists of a section which houses the skid plate and fog lights at each side.
Changes will comprise of a new set of aluminum alloy wheels with all-season tires. The exhaust system will be modified a bit, tail lights and tail gate will get some revisions.
A delightful interior cabin is presented in this new 2017 GMC Canyon. Accommodation in this cabin will be up to 5 people. The seats have received fine upholstery, this time, around with high-grade materials. The front seats will have power reclining function;the touchscreen infotainment display will be bigger this time.
The audio system has been improved with new 6 high-res speakers. USB ports for charging and connectivity have been distributed to all the seats. Higher trims will come with smartphone integration, keyless start and entry, cruise control and rear defroster.
2017 GMC Canyon – Release Date and Price
Regarding the release date of this pickup truck, nothing has been officially confirmed by the company. But it might be so that this pickup truck will be released during mid-2016. And as for the price of this 2017 GMC Canyon, it is expected to start out at $22,000, and will be more for other higher trims.