The 2018 GMC Canyon is a mid-size pickup truck, a car that was considered a loss even by the manufacturer itself. Good thing is that they were not right. Since the product was introduced several years ago, you could not see too many features introduced in this model apart from turbo diesel engine.
Since the product was introduced several years ago, you could not see too many features introduced in this model apart from turbo diesel engine. You would be amazed with the power of the Canyon and its towing capacity rated at 6,700 pounds. The new GMC Canyon 2018 comes with three trim levels will be produced at base, SLE, SLT and to Denali model. The vehicle also comes in three body configurations: Extended cab, Crew cab with Short box and Crew cab with Long box. It can easily accommodate five passengers.
What changes will 2018 GMC Canyon will get on design?
The 2018 GMC Canyon exteriors are same to that of the Sierra. It is elegant and robust. The car comes with a huge massive three-bar grille and LED daytime running headlights shaped in rectangular. The wheel arches give some beauty on the vehicle on smooth surfaces. The tail side light comes in rectangular shape and is equipped with EZ Lift-and Lower function.
|Length||212.4 in. (5,395)||212.4 in. (5,395 mm)||224.6 in. (5,705 mm)|
|Width||74.3 in. (1,886 mm)||74.3 in. (1,886 mm)||74.3 in. (1,886 mm)|
|Height||70.4 in. (1,788 mm) (2WD)|
70.3 in. (1,785 mm) (4WD)
|70.7 in. (1,795 mm) (2WD)|
70.6 in. (1,794 mm) (4WD)
|70.6 in. (1,793 mm) (2WD)|
70.5 in. (1,791 mm) (4WD)
|Wheelbase||128.3 in. (3,258 mm)||128.3 in. (3,258 mm)||140.5 in. (3,569 mm)|
|Curb weight||3,920 lbs (1,778 kg) (2WD)|
4,100 lbs (1,860 kg) (4WD)
|3,980 lbs (1,805 kg) (2WD)|
4,150 lbs (1,882 kg) (4WD)
|4,200 lbs (1,905 kg) (2WD)|
4,500 lbs (2,041 kg) (4WD)
The Base SL model has 16-inches aluminum wheels, top end model SLT 18-inches aluminum, and SLE comes with 17-inch wheels. There will be nine colors available: Bronze Alloy Metallic, Cardinal Red, Cyber Gray Metallic, Dark Slate Metallic, Mineral Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic, Onyx Black, Red Quartz Tintcoat and Summit White
What interior changes will have new GMC pickup-truck?
The 2018 GMC Canyon interiors are comfortable and huge. A family of five large people can fit inside without any problem what so ever. There is a 4.2-inch color display, which is standard for SL. The top end trim levels come with larger displays. The vehicle comes with many safety features and high tech. All models
Some of them include Bluetooth, USB ports, a rearview camera, audio system, and satellite radio. There are also six standard airbags that come along with head curtain, side airbags that ensure it provides safety for all passengers. In the SLE and SLT models you can find the IntelliLink infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, and Siri Eyes Free.
New GMC Canyon 2018 specs
Under the hood of the new GMC Canyon 2018 you will have three options. It comes with a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine producing 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque mated to either six-speed manual or 6-speed automatic transmission. The 3.6-liter V6 produces 308 horses and 275 lb-ft of torque. With this engine, new Canyon has 7,000 pounds of towing capacity. The diesel engine is a fuel saver and it comes with a 2.8-liter of displacement. This Duramax four-cylinder turbo diesel comes with output of 181 HP and 369 lb-ft of torque. All models are available either with 2WD or 4WD drivetrain.
|SPECIFICATIONS||2.5L I-4||3.6L V-6||2.8L Turbo-Diesel|
|Horsepower (HP @ rpm)||200 @ 6,300||308 @ 6,800||181 @ 3,400|
|Torque (lb-ft @ rpm)||191 @ 4,400||275 @ 4,000||369 @ 2,000|
|Transmission type||6-speed manual|
|8-speed automatic||8-speed automatic|
(city / hwy)
|19 / 26 mpg (2WD man.)|
20 / 27 mpg (2WD auto.)
19 / 25 mpg (4WD)
|18 / 25 mpg (2WD)|
17 / 24 mpg (4WD)
|22 / 31 mpg (2WD)|
20 / 29 mpg (4WD)
|Exterior colors||Bronze Alloy Metallic, Cardinal Red, Cyber Gray Metallic, Dark Slate Metallic, Mineral Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic, Onyx Black, Red Quartz Tintcoat and Summit White|
There are three transmissions type available. Base and SLE models come with 2.5-liter engine paired with 6-speed automatic gearbox while 8-speed automatic transmission comes with SLT trim level and 3.6-liter engine. Diesel powerplant is available with SLE and SLT models but it also requires Trailering package and Driver alert package.
2018 GMC Canyon price and release date
The 2018 GMC Canyon can be expected in the market in second half of 2017. You can see the pricing of the SUV start at $30,000. It is priced quite reasonably well and not expensive when compared to different makers. Depending on the features you want to have inside the car you will have to pay additional costs.