GMC Canyon Wins Cars.com Midsize Pickup Challenge

Posted on 13. Apr, 2015 by in GM Canada


GMC Canyon Wins Cars.com Midsize Pickup Challenge

New reward midsize lorry tops competitors’ capability, opening and materials

2015-04-13

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DETROIT (Monday, Apr 13, 2015) – The all-new GMC Canyon was a top pick by a editors of Cars.com in a midsize pickup comparison exam posted today.

The editors praised a Canyon SLT – a segment’s usually reward entrance – for a highway manners and opening with a full bucket in a bed, as good as a pattern and “high-end materials,” in a corresponding plea with Toyota Tacoma TRD Pro and Nissan Frontier PRO-4X.

“The GMC Canyon scored good via a tests, and offering a able and lush float and feel that clearly distant a GMC from a rest of a pack,” pronounced Cars.com Pickup Truck Editor Mark Williams.

The trucks were tested for a operation of capabilities, including performance, seating and ergonomics, tech and entertainment, float quality, visibility, value and off-road capability. The trucks were track-tested for braking and acceleration performance, subjected to a loyal off-road course, and took partial in a 320-kilometre-mile fuel-consumption evaluation. Additionally, a pickup lorry shopper independent with Cars.com tested any of a trucks for altogether ride, comfort and features.

“Establishing a benchmark for a reward mid-size pickup was a idea with a Canyon and PickupTruck.com’s insights attest a instincts,” pronounced Duncan Aldred, clamp boss of GMC Sales and Marketing. “The Canyon’s still cabin, reward pattern and materials make it a maneuverable resolution for business who wish a capability of a pickup with a complicated amenities business design from GMC.”

In further to Cars.com’s recognition, Canyon was named Autoweek’s Best of a Best Truck for 2015.

Canyon in Canada starts during $20,600, and a $1,695 end burden assign and is accessible in four-door extended- or crew-cab models. It offers a segment’s best horsepower and fuel expenditure rating: 200 horsepower (149 kW) and 8.8 L/100km highway (2WD) from a customary 2.5L I-4; and 305 horsepower (227 kW) and 9.6 L/100km (2WD) from an accessible 3.6L V-6.

Canyon V-6 models offer a segment-leading limit trailering rating of 3,175 kilograms (7,000 lbs), as good as a G80 locking back differential, for sure-footed traction in sleazy conditions and when trailering.

About GMC in Canada

GMC has made trucks given 1902, with creation and engineering value built into all GMC vehicles. The code is elaborating to offer some-more fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including a Terrain tiny SUV and Acadia crossover. GMC’s highest-volume vehicle, a Sierra pickup, is a many absolute light avocation pickup on a market, and a initial full-size pickup to accept a top probable five-star Overall Vehicle Score for reserve given a U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration altered a New Car Assessment Program for a 2011 indication year. Details on all GMC models are accessible during http://www.gmc.gm.ca, on Twitter during @GMCCanada or during http://www.facebook.com/gmccanada

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