2018 GMC Canyon Denali Changes, Diesel Specs
First planned to replace the GMC Sonoma and Chevrolet S-10, the version of GMC Canyon has transformed to be the new favorite in auto public. Having some similarities to the Chevrolet Colorado, the lineup of pickup trucks go advanced with the better features and performance since debuted in 2004. Those who do wait to see the upgraded version of pickup truck must be in an excitement due to the American auto company finally confirms the new release of 2018 GMC Canyon Denali. Maintaining its long tradition in the marketplace, the upcoming Canyon will be constructed in more modern touches and supplemented with the sophisticated technological equipment.
2018 GMC Canyon Denali Changes
Based on the latest renderings, the outlook of new 2018 GMC Canyon Denali looks impressively stylish as it is designed on the GMT 31XX platform. However, to retain its tough and aggressive bodywork, the automaker has opted to use the strong aluminum and steel materials. In addition, enhancing the aluminum bases will be helpful to reduce the car weight. Seen from the front end, we will see the HID/LED headlights embedded to the new mesh grille. Moving a bit to the sides, the chrome detailed mirrors on the door handles and 20-inch aluminum wheels look completely arresting. In the back end, designing the bigger bumper has allowed the roomier space to carry more loads. Similar to the car exterior, some noticeable changes are given to the inside.
The car cabin is refurbished with the wood and aluminum theme. Highlighting the leather upholstery on the car seats, dashboard panel and steering wheel has given not only elegance but also the convenience for the passengers. The space around the seats for leg and shoulder room is increased. In terms of technological features, we are expecting to see the GMC IntelliLink service containing the colored display, smartphone integration with Android Auto & Apple CarPlay and a navigation unit. Moreover, the connectivity features of 4G LTE, USB and also Wi-Fi hotspot and automatic climate control are also installed. Not left, safety for passengers still becomes one of the priorities. Some equipment such as ABS, lane departure warning system, forward collision alert, airbags, rearview camera, adaptive cruise control, seatbelts, reverse sensor system, blind-spot monitor, parking assist and other features will be provided.
2018 GMC Canyon Denali Engine
Under the hood, there are about two engines prepared. The first option is coming from a 3.6 liter V6 engine with the output of 305 horsepower and 269 pound feet of torque. The second option will be a 2.4 liter Duramax 14 that could generate the power of 181 HP and 369 lb-ft of torque. The transmission configuration will be relied on the setup of a 6-speed automatic driving the all wheels. The speed record is noted as the 2018 GMC Canyon Denali could accelerate from 0-60 MPH in just 7.0 seconds. As for the fuel consumption, the pickup truck has achieved around 28 MPG on the highway and 21 MPG in the city, 24 MPG on highways and 18 MPG in cities under the 2.4 liter and 3.6 liter drivetrain respectively.
The release date of the 2018 GMC Canyon Denali is anticipated sometime during 2017. Hitting the car price, the recent estimation reveals the base pickup model will be valued at $22,000, while a bit higher of $32,000 for the premium one.