The General Motors has in 2004 started to produce GMC Canyon pickup truck which has become very popular among American customers. On the other hands, its counterpart is Chevrolet Colorado. Those two vehicles are very similar in design, engine, and others. Those compact vehicles are not interchangeable for needs on the farms, in construction place or something else. First of all, the second generation of GMC Canyon will get updates for 2018 model year. So you can expect some changes on an exterior design like on some of the body elements. Further, the engineers have made additional efforts to improve engine department in such way to boost fuel savings and improve engine performances. Furthermore, they installed new automatic transmission with better patterns and other upgrades for easy transmission of power to wheels. To sum it up, the 2018 GMC Canyon is a perfect vehicle for performing work tasks and transport, too.
2018 GMC Canyon – New Body Colors & Sunroof
The exterior design will remain recognizable especially when we talk about the contours and aggressiveness. So, the 2018 GMC Canyon comes with the huge front grille and decorative accents with the emblem in the middle. In addition, the front fascia has also LED lights with excellent light intensity and fog lights. Further, the front fender is protected with a special layer of sheet metal. On the profiles, 20-inches alloy wheel are shining nice and it also has door handles with elegant design. The view from cabin toward the back is very good thanks to the chrome mirrors. That’s not all; muscular panels in combination with great cargo box bring the perfect vehicle for above-mentioned purposes.
Tailgate mechanism enables workers to easier manipulate with goods and machines. Maybe you wonder what is then new. For this iteration, there are new body colors which give better looking. And the second one is sunroof option with more nature light and better visibility into the cabin. The carmaker also emphasizes that body will be built on the GMT 31XX platform. This time it will be more strengthened. Further, the body has more aluminum, and that exactly means reducing overall weight.
2018 GMC Canyon – No Noticeable Changes In The Interior
In the interior there no any significant changes which are noteworthy. But we just want to remind you on soft upholstery. It’s usually made from the quality leather and other luxury materials. On the dashboard and on other parts of the cabin, you can also notice aluminum and wooden details. This is extraordinary combinations which will leave you breathless. The 2018 GMC Canyon provides more comfort equally in both rows. In the equipment list, you can find smart technologies and devices which will help you with connectivity with smartphones and surfing across Google map, etc. Some of them are 4G LTE connectivity, USB ports, Wi-Fi hotspot, Android Auto & Apple Car Play and more. Radical changes in the interior will probably come with next generation of GMC Canyon.
2018 GMC Canyon – New Duramax Engine
The specification is getting two big changes, and we are for the first time mentioning new 2.8L Duramax Diesel engine. It is intended for small and mid-size pickup trucks like this one. According to manufacturer reports, a diesel engine will generate around 181 horsepower and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. If you go deeper into details you can notice that it respects emission standard using exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system. Duramax comes with Common rail direct injection, excellent compression ratio, iron cylinder block and more envious elements. Finally, the mentioned engine comes with the new 8-speed automatic transmission.
2018 GMC Canyon – Release Date
The 2018 GMC Canyon will come in 2017. Price, for now, is unknown but it surely is higher than the current one. The famous competitors are Ford Ranger, Nissan Frontier, Honda Ridgeline, and other.