GMC Canyon is Autoweek’s Best of a Best Truck
All-new reward midsize pickup wins with style, application and ‘near-luxury’ experience
DETROIT (Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014) – GMC Canyon currently was named Autoweek’s Best of a Best/Truck for 2015. Editors praised a all-new reward midsize lorry for a design, utility, facilities and “perfect size.”
“It’s truly a lorry in a many honest sense…but refuses to abstain a mandate a complicated customer has in a vehicle: refinement, complicated conveniences and amenities, high-quality build, practicality and style,” pronounced Autoweek’s editors, who also remarkable a Canyon is “brimming with a near-luxury experience.”
Autoweek’s annual Best of a Best awards are formed on a evaluations of 8 automobile finalists comparison for their performance, design, build quality, value and significance. A three-day exam event during Michigan International Speedway by a editors dynamic a awards, that embody one automobile and one truck.
“Of a hundreds of vehicles Autoweek tests any year, usually a relations few truly mount out from a rest,” pronounced Autoweek editor Wes Raynal. “The GMC Canyon is not usually one of a best new vehicles on a market, it’s one of a many important, signaling an sparkling lapse to a mid-sized lorry segment.”
Said Duncan Aldred, clamp boss of GMC Sales and Marketing: “Delivering class-leading capabilities with GMC’s signature value was a idea for Canyon from Day One and Autoweek’s approval affirms a instincts. It’s an well sized, maneuverable package for those who wish a cargo-hauling and trailering flexibility of a pickup, total with complicated amenities and connectivity today’s business tell us they expect.”
Canyon starts during $20,600 and is accessible in base, SLE and SLT models, and in extended cab and organisation cab physique styles. It offers a segment’s best horsepower and fuel consumption: 200 horsepower (149 kW) and 8.8 L/100km highway (2WD) from a customary 2.5L I-4; and 305 horsepower (227 kW) and 9.2 L/100km highway (2WD) from an accessible 3.6L V-6.
The V-6 engine enables a segment-leading 7,000-pound trailering rating.
Canyon is a usually lorry in a shred to offer AutoTrac involuntary four-wheel drive, that allows a motorist to name primer or involuntary 4WD engagement. It also offers a G80 locking back differential, for sure-footed traction in sleazy conditions and when trailering.
Additionally, OnStar with 4G LTE and a customary built-in Wi-Fi hotspot provides a mobile heart for drivers and passengers to stay connected. The hotspot is on whenever a automobile is on and comes with a three-month/three-gigabyte information trial, whichever comes first.
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.