The Canyon is a model name of a mid-size pick-up truck from GMC. It is a popular model in the segment of Crew Cabs that has managed to be tagged as an excellent choice for the buyers in the business sector.
Surprisingly enough the GMC Canyon is a pick-up truck which is about half the size of the usual ones, and is therefore more famous for being affordable, than anything else, commented a new buyer at the biggest GMC dealership near Salinas.
Sharing the same platform as the Chevrolet Colorado the GMC Canyon rather focused on building up a deluxe version of its rival model Colorado.
The 2022 model year edition of the GMC Canyon joins the class of Crew Cabs, in two distinctively identifiable trim levels: the Elevation standard and the Elevation.
With all this virtues up on its sleeves, the 2022 GMC Canyon now sands against models like the Ford Ranger SuperCrew and the Toyota Tacoma Double Cab.
Overview of the Truck Series
The 2022 GMC Canyon marks its presence mostly as an affordable mid-size pickup truck which has gained popularity and reliability through a steady progress.
For this, we must thank the automaker for choosing the best power train elements even at the base versions, or as the standard configuration.
Every 2022 GMC canyon model will be usually powered by a 2.5L inline-4 engine paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission.
Noteworthy standard features of this pickup truck include a pick-up box made from high-strength steel.
To make the truck return good fuel efficiency, GMC installed in the 2022 Canyon models a power-assisted steering wheel, and a Capless fuel fill.
3.6L V6 engine, 18″ Black-Painted Aluminum Wheels along with potent towing capability, and a well-crafted cabin, which places a family or a group of friends with higher levels of comfort, fringing into the segment of luxury.
For the 2022 model year edition of the Canyon Crew Cab series, GMC has kept three engine variants for the new buyers.
At the Base, runs a 2.5L inline-4 engine which is mated to a 6-speed automatic transmission to produce not more than 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque.
But with this engine, the 2022 GMC Canyon truck can hit the speed of 0-60 mph in 8.5 seconds and also cover quarter a mile in 16.5 seconds.
The said power train comes with a towing and payload capacity counting 3,500 and 1,440 pounds, respectively.
There is then one optional 3.6L V6 engine present in the lineup mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission. It delivers 308 hp and 275 lb-ft torque and raises the speed from 0-60 mph in 6.7 seconds while towing 7,600 pounds, which records the best in the lot.
There is yet other 2.8L Duramax Turbocharged Diesel inline-4 engine offered in the 2022 GMC Canyon which is exclusively offered for the Elevation trim making 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque.
This particular diesel engine also offers higher towing potential and torque output while returning better mileage, informed the Salinas GMC dealer.