The new 2015 GMC Canyon is the twin brother of 2015 Chevy Colorado. These to pick up trucks share the same mechanical parts and have almost the same basic and additional features. They only differ in some design details. Best selling year for the GMC Canyon was 1984. On which GMC sold over 1,5 million units. Since then it’s sales drop down so low (in almost 80%) that GMC discontinued its production, so this is the first GMC Canyon they are launching after this long break.
Styling – Inside and Outside look
This model’s exterior looks bulky and powerful. Whole front part looks a lot like the one on Sierra, it has three-bar grille, squared-off fender flares and fog lights placed on the front bumper. Exterior design is the main difference between this pick up and a Chevy Colorado although they have same doors, glass and roof. Rear part of the vehicle has a step on the bumper and tailgate which is always useful when loading cargo.
Interior looks very comfortable, it has a center console with place to put the tablet in the middle, power driver seat with an optional seat heater for the front two seats, 4 USB ports and a 12V charging outlet. Upholstery has a contrast stitching with very modern and elegant design. Doors have a nice looking and comfortable padding.
2015 GMC Canyon Engine and Features
2015 GMC Canyon comes with 2.5-liter direct-injected four-cylinder that pulls 193 hp. There is also an optional 3.6-liter direct-injected V-6 that pulls 306 hp and it’s similar to the engines of Cadillac ATS and Camaro. Both engines come with 6 speed automatic transmission. It comes with front wheel drive or optional four wheel drive.
This model has numerous safety features including: forward collision alert, automatic crash response, navigation, emergency button, roadside help and much more.
2015 GMC Canyon Price and Release date
The upcoming 2015 GMC Canyon will be available for sales in fall 2014. Price is still unknown, but hopefully it will be reveled this summer.
There is a pick up crave in United States at the moment. Every year new bigger, more powerful and more hi tech models are being launched. GMC Canyon in an American answer to the Japanese companies that think they can make better pick up truck then ‘’Our Boys’’. Buying this vehicle wouldn’t be only patriotic, but also a smart thing to do considering how each new year pick up truck prices go higher and higher and this upscale model will satisfy any outdoor enthusiast who want to wonder off roads while listening some good country on powerful sound system.