The 2016 GMC Canyon is a midsize, light duty pickup that is smaller and less expensive than a GMC Sierra 1500. The GMC Canyon is designed to compete with the Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma, and the next-generation version of the Honda Ridgeline. GMC calls modern expensive version of GMC Canyon extended cab model SL, and is stripped of the carpeting, mats, and rear seats that are included in the standard Canyon.
2016 GMC Canyon Features
The 2016 GMC Canyon has a body-color exterior color, power mirrors with blind-spot mirror for the driver’s side, i Lift the EZ and Tailgate Lower, fog lamps, and 17-inches aluminum wheels. Internally, Canyon Isle contains a soft-touch cabin surfaces, aluminum trim, and improved displays and lights. IntelliLink infotainment system GMC is also head of the Isle, added 8-in. color touch-screen display, Bluetooth streaming audio, radio, satellite, smartphone integration, and radio and Internet access. In addition, the Canyon Isle includes a 4G LTE mobile Wi-Fi connection, additional USB ports, cruise control, telescoping leather wrapped steering wheel, remote key-less entry, window defroster, theft-deterrent system, auto-dimming rearview mirror and more.
The 2016 GMC Canyon SLT exterior features chrome trim, heated mirrors, and 18-in. aluminum wheels. This version also adds leather single-zone automatic climate control seats, power lumbar support for the front seats, heated front seats, and remote engine starting.
Options include an All GMC Canyon Terrain package with off-road suspension, unique 17-inchel of aluminum wheels, the hill-descent control, interior, body-color rear bumper, and special details. Add this package 2-wheel-drive (2WD) model and includes an automatic-locking difference form, and 4-wheel-drive (4WD) versions get a skid plate for the transfer case.
2016 GMC Canyon Engine
A 2.5-liter 4-cylinder engine and standard equipment extended canyons, making 200 horses at 6,400 rpm and 191 lb.-ft. torque at 4,400 rpm. A manual transmission 6-speed is included only with 2WD. All other versions come with automatic transmission 6-speed. A 3.6-liter V-6 engine is standard equipment crew cab models, and optional for the Canyon extended cab. This major motor generates 305 horses at 6,950 rpm and 269 lb.-ft. torque at 4,000 rpm.
Preliminarily, the 2016 GMC Canyon V-6 engine to pull up to 1,450 lbs and tow up to 6,700 lbs. trailer, depending on the configuration. However, mechanically identical the Chevrolet Colorado is advertised by General Motors as to offer 7,000 lbs. of trailer-towing to be combined with 1600 lbs. of payload capacity, so the first GMC statistics seem conservative.
All models of GMC Canyon include free scheduled maintenance during the past 2 years or 24.000 miles of ownership. Also, we note that the 2016 model year, Canyon will be available with the 2.8-liter diesel, added torque while improving fuel economy. Official EPA fuel-economy ratings are still being finalized as this is written, but GM predicts that the V-6 engine will deliver 26 mpg on the road.
2016 GMC Canyon Safety
The 2016 GMC Canyon come with 8-inches Touch-screen infotainment system IntelliLink, a standard Isle and SLT trim levels, including Bluetooth connectivity and music streaming, Internet radio, and 4G LTE high-speed Internet connection that turns the truck into a mobile Wi-Fi. GMC includes 3 months or 3 gigabytes of data, whichever comes first, as the standard equipment.
In addition, the camera corrects the standard, and the GMC Canyon Isle is equipped with 6 months of free OnStar services, including the automatic crash response, which helps to speed after conflict. A forward-collision warning system lane-departure warning optional for 2016 GMC Canyon.