GMC Reveals All-New 2023 Canyon Midsize Truck

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GMC at this time unveiled an all-new 2023 Canyon midsize truck, redesigned from the wheels up. The brand new Canyon is about to start manufacturing subsequent spring, with a beginning value of “round $40,000.”

Common Motors sells its vehicles underneath two names. The traditional thought behind that strategy was that Chevrolet variations would appeal to mainstream consumers, whereas GMC vehicles would herald premium truck consumers. The traces have blurred over time, with loads of high-end Chevy vehicles as luxurious as their GMC brothers and GMC adopting the “skilled grade” tagline that makes its vehicles sound just like the employee’s lineup.

The GMC nonetheless rides on the identical chassis and makes use of many of the similar components because the Chevy Colorado midsize truck. Chevy revealed an all-new Colorado simply two weeks in the past.

The 2023 GMC Canyon in three flavors -- Elevation, AT4, and Denali.

Canyon Will get Colorado’s Most Highly effective Engine

The Colorado comes with a choice of three turbocharged 4-cylinder engines. The Canyon skips the 2 lower-end ones, choosing simply probably the most highly effective choice. It makes 310 horsepower and 430 pound-feet of torque.

It sends energy by way of an 8-speed computerized transmission to the rear wheels in base Elevation trim, or all 4 in Elevation 4WD, mid-level AT4, off-road AT4X, and opulent Denali trims.

Early birds can get the limited-edition AT4X Version 1, which mixes many of the luxuries of the Denali with the entire path gear on the AT4X. It’s the one one GMC put a value on at this time — $63,350. GMC additionally fees a supply payment for all its vehicles. It’s $1,495 for 2022, however GMC hasn’t revealed what will probably be for 2023.

GMC calls the suspension on the bottom Elevation model “an off-road suspension bundle.” It additionally says Elevation, AT4, and Denali trims include a “2-inch manufacturing unit carry” for 9.6 inches of floor clearance. We’re just a little puzzled what the usual journey peak is “lifted” from, however that does give the impression of getting already been prepped by a store for improved off-road efficiency.

The AT4X comes with a 3-inch carry for 10.7-inches of clearance. Multimatic DSSV shocks are normal on the AT4X and obtainable on different trims.

The bed of the 2023 GMC Canyon

The Look: Athletic However Toned-Down

Its Chevy Colorado brother is brash-looking, with a hood filled with character traces and an obtainable ZR2 version coated in bull bars and roll bars.

The Canyon, as befits the truck pushed by the worksite supervisor, is only a contact extra delicate.

The washboard impact of the many-creased hood is technically current on the GMC model, nevertheless it doesn’t draw the attention as insistently. It does get a fancy entrance finish, with smaller grids inside the large grids of its grille and daytime operating lights like slit eyes over huge headlights.

A lot of the drama is up entrance. The bedsides have extra delicate character traces.

The 2023 GMC Canyon Denali's tri-tone interior, with wood trim and tan and black leather

5 Trims, 5 Interiors

GMC vehicles are all about their interiors. The 2023 Canyon’s cockpit has a blocky, upright theme with numerous arduous angles. However they’re coated in soft-touch supplies. The 11.3-inch central touchscreen and 11.1-inch driver’s instrument display screen take up a lot of that vertical actual property. However designers had the nice sense so as to add a quantity knob and separate local weather controls with glove-friendly knobs. As with the brand new Colorado, all Canyon fashions are crew cabs.

GMC says every trim’s cabin “is designed with its personal distinctive identification” and supplies. The Canyon Denali has a very good stability of laser-etched wooden and leather-based. The AT4X additionally will get a head-up show.

A reconfigurable mattress rail system provides hauling flexibility, whereas a water-resistant storage compartment constructed into the tailgate protects lengthy instruments or serves as a cooler.

A storage bin built into the tailgate of the 2023 GMC Canyon

The Canyon Has Its Personal Area of interest

The midsize truck market is stuffed with succesful vehicles which can be so comparable they’re almost interchangeable. The Canyon has all the time staked out one of many solely distinctive spots in that discipline with its luxurious trappings and now-that-you’re-in-management really feel. GM doesn’t want it to knock the Toyota Tacoma off its perch on the high of the category to do effectively.

However the upgrades have the potential to maneuver it up our Finest Midsize Vehicles chart. We sit up for getting the possibility to check it to let you recognize.

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