2015 GMC Canyon revealed, will offer a diesel engine [videos]

GMC has officially unveiled the 2015 Canyon, ahead of its debut at the North American International Auto Show.

Drawing inspiration from the GMC Sierra, the Canyon has a bold front fascia with a prominent grille, projector beam headlights and C-shaped LED daytime running lights. The model also has a CornerStep rear bumper and distinctive taillights. Customers can also order an All-Terrain package that includes a revised grille, a retuned suspension and 17-inch aluminum wheels with all-terrain tires.

The cabin echoes the Chevrolet Colorado and features a center console-mounted shifter and a 4.2-inch driver information display. Options include heated leather seats, an infotainment system, a Wi-Fi hotspot and a variety of safety systems including forward collision alert and a lane departure warning system.

Under the hood, three different engines will be available. The 2.5-liter four-cylinder produces 193 bhp (146 kW) and 184 lb-ft (253 Nm) of torque, while the 3.6-liter V6 cranks out 302 bhp (224 kW) and 270 lb-ft (366 Nm) of torque. For the 2016 model year, the company will offer a 2.8-liter Duramax turbodiesel engine with "even greater capability."

Speaking of specifications, the Canyon will be available in a variety of body styles including an extended cab model with a six-foot bed, a crew cab model with a five-foot bed and a crew cab model with a six-foot bed. When properly equipped, the Canyon will a trailering rating of at least 6,700 pounds (3,039 kg).

The 2015 Canyon is slated to go into production this fall and pricing will be announced closer to launch.

Check out the press release for additional information


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Motor show Detroit Auto Show
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