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GMC Canyon Diesel: Best Pickup Fuel Consumption – Period.

GMC Canyon Diesel: Best Pickup Fuel Consumption – Period.

Segment-best potency complements segment-leading 7,700-lb. trailering rating






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Oshawa, Ontario (Monday, Nov 9, 2015) – With potency that complements a heading capability, a all-new 2016 GMC Canyon diesel is rated during a segment-topping fuel expenditure of 10.8 L/100km city and 7.7 L/100km highway in two-wheel expostulate – or 9.4 L/100km combined.

Canyon diesel four-wheel expostulate models have a fuel expenditure rating of 12.0 L/100km city and 8.2 L/100km highway – and 10.3 L/100km combined.

The U.S. EPA has released a “Certificate of Conformity” for a GMC Canyon diesel. The group voiced no issues or concerns following a recent, endless contrast and analysis of a glimmer control complement on a Canyon diesel.

“GMC Canyon was designed to attract new business to a GMC showroom, and it has finished usually that given a launch.  With a further of a new Duramax diesel engine, we now offer an additional choice for business looking to hoop heavier work and recreational needs – while doing it efficiently,” pronounced Mike Speranzini, code director, GMC Canada. “The further of a Duramax diesel takes GMC’s veteran class ethos to a whole new level.”

The Canyon diesel’s fuel potency is not usually segment-best, it tops all full-size lorry fuel expenditure ratings while charity a aloft trailering rating than all 2015 Ram 1500 V-6 models and some 5.7L V-8 models, as good as a 2105 Ford F-150 versed with a 3.5L naturally aspirated V-6 – and even a 2015 Nissan Titan S indication with a 5.6L V-8.

Duramax details

Canyon’s all-new 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine generates 181 horsepower (135 kW) and 369 lb-ft of torque (500 Nm) to capacitate trailering ratings of 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg) on 2WD models and 7,600 pounds (3,447 kg) for 4WD models – ratings unmatched by other midsize competitors.

The Duramax 2.8L has been approved to a cleanest standards of any diesel lorry ever constructed by GM and meets tough U.S. emissions standards mostly with a cooled empty gas recirculation system. It is also B20-capable.

Additionally, a variable-geometry turbocharger helps optimize energy and potency opposite a rpm rope and a change missile contributes to smoothness.
The engine is interconnected with a Hydra-Matic 6L50 six-speed involuntary transmission, that uses a singular Centrifugal Pendulum Vibration Absorber in a torque converter to revoke powertrain sound and vibration.

Canyon diesel models also underline a diesel empty stop and an integrated trailer stop controller. The empty stop enhances car control and can revoke stop wear. It uses engine application to delayed a lorry down, shortening a volume of required braking indispensable while roving downhill. The integrated trailer stop controller complement works with a anti-lock stop complement to yield evident and totalled stop force, signaling to a electric-controlled trailer stop systems so there is no need for an aftermarket trailer stop controller.

Additionally, models versed with 4WD underline a new, electronically tranquil two-speed send case. A 3.42 back spindle ratio and four-wheel front brakes with Duralife™ stop rotors are customary on all models.

The Canyon diesel goes on sale this fall, offering on SLE and SLT Crew Cab models. It is labelled $4,390 some-more than a comparably versed V-6 model. Diesel models will need a accessible trailering package, that includes a join receiver and seven-pin connector, as good as a segment-exclusive involuntary locking back differential.

Critical acclaim

Recently a 2016 GMC Canyon was famous by a Canadian Truck King Challenge as a new personality in midsize pickups.  After dual days of foe and imperishable testing, a 2016 GMC Canyon Diesel emerged as a leader of a midsize pickup lorry shred during a 9th iteration of a Canadian Truck King competition.

In 2015, Canyon won Midsize Pickup Challenge for a segment-leading capabilities and efficiency, including a latest in reserve features, cargo-hauling and trailering versatility. also applauded a Canyon SLT, a segment’s usually reward vehicle, for a opening with a full load, as good as a pattern and high-end materials.

Autoweek also respected Canyon as a “Best of a Best Truck for 2015,” while WardsAuto famous a Canyon as one of Ward’s 10 Best Interiors for 2015, formed on criteria such as pattern harmony, ergonomics, materials, motorist information, reserve and comfort.

About GMC in Canada

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