The 2023 GMC Canyon is a highly competitive mid-sized pickup truck by GMC. The 2023 GMC Canyon will win in terms of looks and capabilities, but lose out on the features of other mid-size trucks. Canyon Denali is another type of mid-sized pickup. GMC Canyon focuses on off-road adventures and more trailers and convenience on the road. A cultured interior, a powerful V6 engine, a sleek eight-speed gearbox, and excellent information-entertainment technology set it apart in the classroom. The 2023 GMC Canyon mid-size pickup truck will share its bones with the Chevy Colorado, but the two are indistinguishable from previous years. They compete with Toyota Tacoma, Ford Ranger, Honda Ridgeline, and Nissan Frontier.
The 2022 GMC Canyon is the best option in its compact pickup truck class. Presented in extended and crew cab models, the Canyon impresses with its diverse range of engines, bold traction capabilities, and good walking and handling. The front seats are very convenient and vast, and the display screen is user-friendly. Crew Cab models also benefit from a wider second row. That is, Canyon is not the newest entry in this segment. It has an outdated interior made mostly of cheap materials. It is also significantly lacking in driver assistance functions such as blind tracking. The 2023 Canyon is more labor-intensive than a family carrier.
2023 GMC Canyon : Interior
Inside, the interior of the canyon is logically structured, with simple and efficient button interfaces, plenty of space on the front, and a wide range of seating settings. This sets Canyon apart from its Tacoma rival, which has a very narrow range of comfortable driving positions. The rear seats provide a lot of space, but for taller passengers, the foot space may be less. High windows and large windshields allow drivers to get a good view of the road ahead, although the visibility of the rear quarter is limited. The high seats of the canyon act as an entrance and exit for a full-size truck.
The 2023 Canyon infotainment system is easy to use and has many features. It has Android Auto and Apple CarPlay smartphone integration as standard. The optional Bose system is a good upgrade, but the volume will not be as high as we would like. There are two USB ports on the front and two USB ports on the back to charge the device. GMC’s Wi-Fi hotspot setup is also one of the more convenient systems to use, as it offers a 4G LTE connection and can use up to seven devices. The mattress is a bit simple and lacks some of the additional features of its competitors, but you can add a variety of dealer accessories to enhance it. The back door and bed-sides can be high and difficult to load, but the comfortable steps of the bumper solve the problem a bit.
2023 GMC Canyon : Engine
The 2023 Canyon model will be available with 3-engine options a 200-horsepower four-cylinder, a 308-horsepower V6, and a 181-horsepower 4-cylinder turbodiesel. All models will be equipped with a standard automatic transmission and rear wheels; The four-wheel drive is available with V6 or diesel. The four-cylinder gas engine does the job, and it moves around the city along the Canyon, but it is noisy and doesn’t inspire great confidence when accelerating at high speeds or going around heavy loads. The V6 is a big update. It feels much stronger and it can cross the Canyon at a speed of 0 to 60 mph in seven seconds. It is as fuel-efficient as the main engine. The transmission fits both engines well and offers smooth and fast shifts.
When the GMC Canyon is powered by a four-cylinder engine, it gets 19 mpg in the city and 25 mpg on the highway, as estimated by the EPA. This is average for the compact pickup category. On models with the V6, these ratings drop slightly to 18/25 mpg (17/24 mpg with four-wheel drive) on the city/highway. Turbodiesel-powered canyons save 20/30 mpg (19/28 mpg with four-wheel drive).
2023 GMC Canyon : Safety
GMC Canyon receives decent crash test scores from IIHS, the highest possible rating on five of the six crash readiness assessments, and the marginal rating for the small similarity front: the passenger-side test. The headlights get the lowest possible rating of the poor. In the NHTSA safety tests, Canyon receives an impressive four-star overall safety rating and a three-star overturn rating with a 21.4 percent risk of overturning. Active security options in limited, and forward collision warning and lane drop warning are available on all trims and standards in 2023 GMC Canyon Denali.