The Canyon represents GM’s offer of compact pickups, along with Chevrolet Colorado. These two models are identical in mechanics, but each one has its own visual appearance. Both of these models were redesigned last year. If we consider that 2017 GMC Canyon will enter fourth year of production, it seems very likely that company prepares some modifications. We could see some tweaks in exterior design, but also some modifications inside, both in terms of design and features.
2017 GMC Canyon redesign and changes
This pickup might come with some changes, but base characteristics will remain the same. The 2017 GMC Canyon will come with the same platform, same mechanics, engines etc. On the other side, some visual tweaks are possible. In order to keep this model competitive, company could make some modifications, mainly at the front, where we could see some tweaks on the areas like grille, lighting etc. Other areas of the truck might also come with some changes. However, base characteristics won’t be changed.
2017 GMC Canyon trim levels
The 2017 Canyon will come offered in same two body configurations, Extender Cab and Crew Cab. Same thing is with trims. There are base, SLE and SLT. Base model comes with standard features like manual single-zone air-conditioning, power driver’s seat, power windows and door locks, 4.2-inch screen, 6-speaker audio system etc. SLE features all of these features and also adds 8-inch touchscreen, OnStar with 4G LTE with Wi Fi hot spot, USB ports, Bluetooth, leather-wrapped steering wheel with mounted audio controls, Sirius SX satellite radio etc. Finally, there is SLT model, which also adds features like remote starter vehicle system, automatic climate control, heated front seats, power front seats, outside power and heated mirrors. When it is about safety, 2017 GMC Canyon will come with stability control, traction control, tire pressure monitoring system and daytime-running lights as standard features, while forward collision alert and lane departure warning will be optional.
2017 GMC Canyon engine
There will be three engines in offer, two petrol- and one diesel-powered unit. Base engine for 2017 GMC Canyon will be 2.5 liter inline-four, with around 200 horses. Other petrol engine is 3.6 V6, which outputs 305 horsepower. Diesel unit is 2.8 liter Duramax engine, which has max power around 200 hp and max torque of 325 lb-ft.
2017 GMC Canyon release date and price
The 2017 GMC Canyon will come somewhere in the late 2016. Price is expected to remain pretty much unchanged, which means about 28.000 dollars for base model.