The 2016 GMC Canyon is a perfect pickup truck for all those who want to buy strong and powerful, yet safe, car which will also provide comfort during driving. The intended use of this car is as a means of transport of people, and goods, in harsh weather conditions and difficult terrains which is only enhanced by an enormous cargo space. In combination with its price and fuel economy, this car is a real deal for many people. The GMC Canyon 2016 is a perfectly designed and powerful pickup truck which is made for all those who are simply in need of a strong vehicle or for all those who want to demonstrate power.
2016 GMC Canyon redesign
The thing that catches your eye at first is the mere size of this truck. This massive truck is designed in such a way that it demonstrates power and strength. His LED head and taillights, and fog lights also, are perfectly designed and capable to lead you through pitch dark and heavy fog. All in all, there are no significant exterior changes in comparison to the previous model. The manufacturer announced the production of the model which will be designed exclusively for difficult terrains. All the models will have five passenger seats. The cargo area will be enough for the needs of possible transportation of goods and materials. The interior will be made to match the amazing exterior. Namely, the seats will be covered with top quality materials. Also, the new 2016 GMC Canyon will have all necessary and available technological equipment incorporated in its dashboard, while some of them will be based on the steering wheel.
New GMC Canyon 2016 pickup truck specs
The manufacturer announced three types of engines, depending whether you would like a basic model or a different one. For the basic model, GMC Canyon 2016 is equipped with 2.5-liter engine which has four cylinders which will be able to generate 200 horsepower. It comes paired with standard 6-speed manual and optional 6-speed automatic transmission. Moreover, this vehicle will have two other options. Namely, it will be available with an optional 3.6-liter petrol engine which will have amazing 305 horsepower. The manufacturer also announced the introduction of 2.8-liter diesel engine which will have 181 horsepower. The last two engines will come with 6-speed automatic transmission standard while base. The thing which is common for all three types of engines is the fact that they will be absolutely economic in terms of fuel consumption.
|Engine type||2.5L DOHC I-4||3.6L V-6 VVT DI||2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel I-4|
|Displacement (cu in / cc)||150 / 2457||217 / 3564||170 / 2786|
|Horsepower (hp / kW @ rpm)||200 / 149 @ 6.300||305 / 227 @ 6.800||181 / 135 @ 3.400|
|Torque (lb.-ft. / Nm @ rpm)||191 / 259 @ 4.400||269 / 365 @ 4.000||369 / 500 @ 2.000|
|Transmission type||Eaton N8D 6-speed manual (std)
Hydra-Matic 6L50 6-speed automatic (opt)
|Hydra-Matic 6L50 6-speed automatic|
|EPA-estimated fuel economy (city / hwy)||19 / 26 (2WD manual)
20 / 27 (2WD automatic)
19 / 25 (4WD)
|18 / 26 (2WD)
17 / 24 (4WD)
|Towing capacity (lbs/kg)||3.500 / 1.588||3.500 / 1.588 (3.6L)
7.000 / 3.175 (3.6L w/ Z82 trailering pkg.)
|7.700 / 3.492 (2WD)
7.600 / 3.447 (4WD)
2016 GMC Canyon release date and price
We must emphasize the fact that GMC Canyon 2016 is not officially presented. It is supposed that this model will be released during the fall of 2015. It is not precisely known when the sales will begin, however, it is speculated that the sales will begin not long after the release, which means that they will begin at the end of 2015 or at the beginning of 2016. Since the next GMC pickup truck is not released yet, it is not known how much this car will cost. There are only rumors and calculations about the price of the basic model. Namely, it is estimated that you will need to pay for between $22,000 and $23,000 for the basic 2016 GMC Canyon.