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 March 15, 2017

2017 GMC Canyon: Rugged and Refined

2017 GMC Canyon: Rugged and Refined

John Bear St. Catharines

This year, the 2017 GMC Canyon receives a new engine, new connectivity features and a new Denali version for those who want a rugged truck that does not neglect comfort and refinement.

According to GMC, the 2017 GMC Canyon is the only high-end mid-size truck available on the market. When you take a look at all of the 2017 GMC Canyon’s specs, it’s easy to see why General Motors would say that, and also why the Canyon has been so popular since it was redesigned two years ago. Since then, many competitors have tried to do what the GMC Canyon does, but none have come close quite yet.

New Features for the 2017 GMC Canyon

This year, the 2017 GMC Canyon receives a new engine, new connectivity features and a new Denali version for those who want a rugged truck that does not neglect comfort and refinement.

In terms of equipment, the 2017 GMC Canyon certainly has a lot to offer. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity features are offered, as is an infotainment system built into 7.0-inch or 8.0-inch screens depending on the version you choose. Heated seats, ventilated seats, heated steering wheel, navigation system and multi-zone climate controls are also offered.

The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali offers a high-end style with a lot of chrome, 20-inch wheels, chrome steps and spray-in bed liner.

Choose From Three Available Engines for the 2017 GMC Canyon

Under the hood, the 2017 GMC Canyon receives a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that develops 200 horsepower. This engine can be paired with a six-speed manual transmission, or a six-speed automatic. This powertrain was designed for buyers who want a fuel-efficient engine in their pickup truck.

The most popular engine will probably be the 3.6-liter V6 developing 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. This engine is now equipped with cylinder deactivation and is paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission to improve efficiency.

Introduced recently, the 2.8-liter four-cylinder turbodiesel engine is also an attractive option. With its 181 horsepower and a massive 369 lb-ft of torque, it is a sturdy engine that provides a towing capacity of up to 7,700 pounds while delivering the best fuel economy in the segment.

In terms of safety, the 2017 GMC Canyon can be equipped with a lane departure warning system and a forward collision warning system, two features we are not used to seeing on a midsize pickup truck.

Different box formats are offered as well as a double or extended cabins. There are 13 attachment points in the box, and the versatility of the 2017 GMC Canyon can be further enhanced with GearOn accessories.

To learn more about the 2017 GMC Canyon, contact us today at John Bear St. Catharines!

2017 GMC Canyon: Rugged and Refined
2017 GMC Canyon: Rugged and Refined
2017 GMC Canyon: Rugged and Refined