2016 GMC Canyon

Along wilt its cousin Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon represents compact pickup line-up of General Motors. These two models came in 2004 as a replacement for Chevrolet S-10 and GMC Sonoma and so far, we have seen two generations of these pickups. Current generation of GMC Canyon was launched in 2012 and this year comes with some refreshments. When it is about 2016 GMC Canyon, it will probably come with same characteristics as this-year refreshed model, but some additional novelties are also expected.

2016 GMC Canyon front view

2016 GMC Canyon redesign

While mechanical parts of this pickup are almost identical to Colorado, both models have its own visual appearance. The 2016 GMC Canyon will feature this new refreshed look. The main part of the car that suffers changes is front end. It will get new, Sierra-like look, which features new LED headlights and massive three-bar grille. All in all, new look will be more aggressive and attractive, in order to keep this model fresh until new generation come. When it is about interior, some improvements are also expected. Current model comes with some new features like 4G LTE cellular connectivity, GMC IntelliLink, voice recognition, rearview camera, forward-collision alert, lane departure warning and adaptive cruise control, but it is expected that 2016 Canyon will come with some additional improvements.

2016 GMC Canyon interior

2016 GMC Canyon engine

The 2016 Canyon will have three engines in offer. The base model will use 2.5 liter Ecotec four-cylinder engine, which has an output of 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. Second, also petrol variant will be with 3.6 liter LFX V6 engine with 305 horses and 269 lb-ft of torque. This model will be also offered with diesel engine. It is a 2.8 liter Duramax turbodiesel engine, which will be available from 2015 year model and which will be the first diesel engine in this class in the U.S. market. This engine produces 200 horses and 325 lb-ft of max torque. The 2016 GMC Canyon will be available both with 6-speed automatic and 6-speed manual gearbox.

2016 GMC Canyon rear view

2016 GMC Canyon release date and price

 The 2016 GMC Canyon is expected to come in late 2015 with the similar price as 2015 year model.