As you know, all GMC products are based on the existing Chevrolet, and Canyon will also share a platform and most of the mechanics which have seen in Colorado. Both will be available in two versions: a four-door ( so-called ” Extended Cab ” half- door and ” Crew Cab ” full door ), with the I4 and V6 engines and drive to all four wheels, and both models will get a brand new diesel engine within a few years. What is perhaps even more impressive is the fact that the Colorado and Canyon returning to the market after an absence of three years in the class that seemed to slowly dying.
Specifically, a class of small pickups has made the sale of up to 1.5 million units in 1984 , but today that number is less than 20% of this figure. In previous years, Ford, Dodge, Mitsubishi and Suzuki U.S. withdrew its representatives in this class, and the audience is mostly turned to larger pickups that deliver annual sales of over two million copies. The larger pickups also bring higher profits and account for about two -thirds of the total profits of General Motors, Ford and Chrysler.
2015 GMC Canyon design
In any case, the 2015 GMC Canyon brings many design cues from the larger Sierre, which is definitely praise, because it is one of the best large pickup market. The design of 2015 GMC Canyon is aggressive, but also more elegant than in the past, especially if the buyer decides to luxurious Denali version, which is also offered on other products of the company ( Sierra, Yukon, Terrain and Acadia ). The dimensions of 2015 Canyon is about 90 % Sierre, but as much as 400 kg lighter thanks to the use of lighter materials.
2015 GMC Canyon engine
In terms of mechanics 2015 GMC Canyon at the start of the customer will be able to choose between two petrol engines – 2.5L I4 with 193 hp and 249 Nm of torque and the 3.6L V6 with 302 hp and 366 Nm of torque. Both engines of 2015 GMC Canyon are available only with a six-speed automatic transmission, which transmits power to the rear wheel drive or optional all-wheel drive. In early 2016 the line will be extended with 2.8L I4 diesel, which the Chevrolet Colorado in the Asian market develops 180 hp and 469 Nm of torque ( U.S. number should be quite similar ), and a manual transmission. In addition to diesel engines, much attention will attract future terrain All-Terrain model. This numbers are among the best in the class, and in comparison with the leader Toyota Tacoma , 2015 Canyon develops significantly more power (most powerful engine in Tacoma 4.0L V6 with 236 hp) and also provides streamlined gear (Tacoma provides automatic gearboxes four and five gears).
2015 GMC Canyon interior
As we mentioned, great attention has been paid to the interior of 2015 GMC Canyon. Cheap plastic are gone, and the quality has increased at a significantly higher level with a long selection of standard and optional equipment.
2015 GMC Canyon release date
The 2015 GMC Canyon was officially unveiled at the Auto Show in Detroit when sales start in the spring, when we’ll find out whether the gamble of the GMC paid off.
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