2018 GMC Canyon
The 2018 GMC Canyon is a midsize pickup with the raw emotion of a full size. Three amazing engines, including the inline-four with 200 hp and standard six-speed manual, the V6 308 hp with exceptional speed, and the mini Duramax diesel with 369 lb-ft of torque, will have every pickup driver beaming. With this kind of power, the Canyon can also tow up to 7,000 pounds.
When it comes to configurations, the Canyon is available in compact, extended, or convenient and spacious four-door crew cab. It also comes standard in two-wheel drive, but most opt for the four-wheel drive upgrade. The 2018 Canyon also offers GMC’s iconic Denali model options. The Denali trim dresses up the truck with chrome cladding, bigger wheels, better interior materials, and an amazing infotainment system.
Overall, the Canyon is the ideal blend of heavy-duty pickup power and mid-size pickup practicality.
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The 2018 GMC Canyon offers seven amazing trims levels, including the widely popular Denali, which gives you everything and more you could want in a high-end truck. When it comes to specific features that the 2018 GMC Canyon offers you can separate them into connection, comfort, and convenience.
- Connection – The GMC offers a tech-savvy smartphone and Bluetooth compatible eight-inch infotainment system with optional navigation, 7-speaker audio system with wireless charging mat, and up to four power outlets.
- Comfort – You can get heated leather power seats and steering wheel, along with automatic climate control.
- Convenience – There are all-terrain trim levels with off-road suspension, hill descent control, easy access bed, remote starter system, and spray on bed liner. These are only a few of the highlighted features for the 2018 Canyon.
Another set of features the 2018 GMC Canyon excels in is safety. This model has alerts for every occurrence, from forwarding collision to lane departure. Additionally, GMC uses technology such as teen driver tech, OnStar connection, and cushion extensions. GMC now offers a new safety addition on all of their 2018 models, Pro Grade protection, offering two maintenance visits, three-year warranty, five-year powertrain limited, five-year roadside assistance, and five-year OnStar Basic Plan.
The 2018 GMC Canyon offers three powerful and fuel- friendly engine options. The 2.5L 4-cylinder gas engine offers 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of torque. It also contains six-speed manual transmission for the two-wheel drive model along with direct fuel injection (DFI) and variable valve timing (VVT) to help optimize efficiency. The 3.6L V6 gas engine increases your power output to an outstandingly speedy and powerful 308 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque. This engine is paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission with DFI, VVT, and active fuel management. The final options are the Canyon’s Duramax 2.8L I-4 Turbo Diesel engine with 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque. This engine is a B20 biodiesel capable engine with segment-first exhaust braking and integrated trailer brake controller.
Along with engine power, the 2018 GMC Canyon is a midsize pickup should never be underestimated when it comes to towing ability. The Diesel engine pulls an impressive 7,700 pounds, the V6 trailers 7,000 pounds, and the 2.5L 4-cylinder engine can handle a respectable 3,500 pounds.
The contrast stitching, aluminum trimming, luxury seating options, and advanced instrument panel transforms the bold 2018 GMC Canyon into a refined and handsome ride. In short, the interior is crafted for comfort.
The interior of the 2018 GMC Canyon is also extremely quiet for such a powerful truck. Noise-reducing innovations such as triple door seals, rear wheelhouse liners, and a fuel pump specifically engineered for muted performance really give a quiet ride. Not only is the 2018 GMC Canyon quiet, but it’s also spacious. With optional seating up to five people, the Canyon offers optimal leg room up front.
The 2018 GMC Canyon has an exterior that screams power and class. Paying close attention to every detail, the 2018 Canyon is spotlessly engineered from the distinct grille to the bold rear. This model is a big beauty that properly shows off power and elegance with its looks alone.
The 2018 Canyon comes in three configurations. The first is a crew cab with a 61.70-inch short box. The second is a crew cab with a long box that is 74.00 inches. The final option is an extended cab which comes with only two doors and the standard long box. The 2018 GMC Denali trim level is only available in the four full doors crew cab configuration.
The 2018 GMC Canyon Denali upgrades the exterior in multiple ways. The Denali signature chrome grille makes the already bold 2018 Canyon stand out even further. The headlamps are also upgraded with chrome fog lamp bezels, and projector-style LED lighting. Details down below also gain some chrome renovation with five-inch chrome assist steps. Finally, the wheels become a massive and intimidating 20 inches of ultra-bright aluminum.