How the second-generation of GMC Canyon has been revealed back in 2014, GMC has decided to launch new 2016 GMC Canyon with some small but important updates.


Like we already said, new Canyon won’t have any big changes compared to its predecessor. 2016 GMC Canyon is coming with new body platform, which is about to give better appearance to this mid-size pickup truck. With the new platform comes and more modern and powerful look. The usage of aluminum will reduce body weight of the vehicle. This will also affect better aerodynamic and improve fuel economy. Beside this, new model will get and new LED lights, mesh-style chrome grille and new chromed mirror caps. As far as interior design of new model is concerned, cabin will be all made in high quality materials and seats in both rows will be covered with leather. Dashboard of the vehicle will come with additional features and gadgets. This mid-size truck will be offered in new trim levels: Work Truck and Canyon Denali (the elegant and luxury version). New 2016 GMC Canyon will also come with variety of packaging options. These editions are: the All Terrain Adventure Edition (made for off-roading), the SLT Chrome Edition (accented with chrome inside and out) and the Midnight Edition.

2015 GMC Canyon Interior Profile from Driver's side

2016 GMC Canyon engine options

2016 GMC Canyon will offer two engine options. The first one is 2.8-liter Duramax Diesel engine. This powerful unit has ability to produce more than 200 horsepower and 360 lb-ft of torque. The second option is the 4.3-liter V6 petrol engine. This engine is also capable to produce more than 200 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque. Both of these engines will come with GM’s new 8-speed automatic transmission.

2016 GMC Canyon front

Price and release date

According to some sources, new 2016 GMC Canyon will cost between $22,600 and $32,300, and if the rumors are true, then we should expect new Canyon hitting the market someday in 2015.

2016 GMC Canyon side

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