2015 GMC Canyon – New Design and Specs

General Motors Company is trying to take over the leadership in the category of mid-size pickup truck models on the US market. Currently, in this category, models of Japanese manufacturers hold primacy. First of all, the Toyota Tacoma and Nissan Frontier. In the last few decades, the number of models in this class, is significantly reduced. Mid-size pickup truck models, the American car manufacturer, grew into the upper class. On the other hand, some models have ceased to produce. If we bear in mind that these vehicles are a trademark of the American way of life, is a clear attempt by GM companies, to bring back the old glory and revive its legendary models. The first move is placing two new models, the modern design and excellent performance. These are the 2015 GMC Canyon and 2015 Chevrolet Colorado  models.

2015 GMC Canyon

2015 GMC Canyon – Design

Both of these models have been developed on the same basis. They share a large number of technical and structural elements. Also, the design is very similar. However, the 2015 GMC Canyon, the front end styling is what sets, the siblings apart. Like Colorado, GMC Canyon holds a new crew-cab and extended configurations. In addition, both models feature the same powertrains offer. What particularly distinguishes the design, the new Canyon model, is distinctive front end of the vehicle, which was taken over by a new generation of Sierra models. A special seal, makes the car look front grille and new headlight design. The projector-beam headlights are set between LED accents, while a three-section front grille underlines the new Canyon image.

2015 GMC Canyon side

New modern design of the exterior of the vehicle, excellent accompanied upgraded and modernized interior. The design and quality of the interior, 2015 GMC Canyon models, raised to a higher level. A large number of advanced systems, is made according to the latest technologies. The company stresses that the new Canyon, possesses the same quality interior, as well as a large number of sedan models from Chevrolet’s palette. A large number of advanced system is offered as standard vision equipment. For those who want more from their vehicles, the new Canyon offers additional systems as an option.

Engine Options

2015 GMC Canyon offers its customers a variety of options powertrains. The company emphasizes, that its new models offer more power than any of the competitors in the segment. The base engine is four cylinder petrol engine volume of 2.5 liters. It has 200 hp and 191 lb.-ft. of torque. For people who want more power and strength, the company offers a model with a much stronger engine. It is a 3.6 L V6 gasoline engine with 305 hp and 269 lb.-ft. of torque. The engines are coupled with six-speed automatic transmission equipped with a tow/haul mode and automatic grade braking. The towing capacity of up to 7,000 pounds is another segment in which the new 2015 Canyon is supposed to surpass the models of Japanese manufacturers. Another new engine is mentioned as an option. It is a 2.8 liter turbo-diesel engine with four cylinders. By all indications, this engine will be offered at the 2016 GMC Canyon models.

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