DETROIT – GMC appear the 2015 Canyon today, an all-new midsize barter that redefines the articulation and raises the bar for aggregate from appliance and ability to calmness and refinement.
When it goes on auction this year, the all-new Canyon will accord GMC one of the alone three-truck lineups in the industry. It is accepted to bear class-leading capabilities with the brand’s signature clarification – all in an calmly sized, maneuverable amalgamation for barter who appetite the cargo-hauling and trailering versatility of a barter after the admeasurement of a full-size pickup.
“The all-new 2015 Canyon completes GMC’s three-truck family, which started with the redesigned 2014 Sierra 1500 and 2015 Sierra HD,” said Tony DiSalle, carnality admiral of GMC Marketing. “It circuit out a calendar that offers the broadest ambit of capabilities in the industry, giving barter barter added choices to acquisition the agent that meets their professional, claimed and affairs needs.”
Based on a accurate all-around architectonics and engineered for the different demands and alive altitude of North American drivers, the new Canyon is accepted to deliver:
The segment’s best appliance – an estimated 193 appliance (146 kW) from a accepted 2.5L I-4 and an estimated 302 appliance (224 kW) from an accessible 3.6L V-6The segment’s best burden of at atomic 1,450 pounds (657 kg)The segment’s best best trailering appraisement (when appropriately equipped) of at atomic 6,700 pounds (3,039 kg)Even greater adequacy with a able and able Duramax 2.8L turbodiesel agent advancing in 2016
“Not anybody needs full-size capability, but they still deserve backbone and true-truck attributes that appear in beyond models. The Canyon will action all the adequacy with aplomb – and GMC’s signature clarification that complements alive lifestyles,” said DiSalle. “It additionally delivers the technology barter appetite with added accepted features.”
Canyon’s customer-focused technologies accommodate accessible OnStar 4G LTE connectivity with a congenital Wi-Fi hotspot and accepted segment-first accessible disciplinarian alive appearance such as advanced blow alert, lane abandonment admonishing and a accepted rear-vision camera.
Additionally, RemoteLink Key Fob Casework acquiesce owners to lock and alleviate their vehicle, axle the lights and bellow the horn, and, on able models, alike accidentally alpha the agent appliance the RemoteLink smartphone app. The account is chargeless for bristles years. Additional OnStar casework and abstracts affairs will be accessible with a paid subscription.
GMC’s ProGrade aegis affairs for two years/24,000 afar – whichever comes aboriginal – of appointed maintenance, is accepted and covers four oil changes, annoy rotations and 27-point inspections. It complements the three-year/36,000-mile – whichever comes aboriginal – bumper-to-bumper bound agent assurance and five-year/100,000-mile – whichever comes aboriginal – powertrain bound warranty.
Designed for capability, abundance and refinement
Inside and out, the 2015 Canyon is authentic GMC, with a quiet, artful autogenous acclaimed by aberrant abstracts and a advantageous exoteric attendance that emulates the technology-infused architecture artful alien on the 2014 Sierra 1500 and 2015 Sierra HD models.
Bold front-end administration incorporates the segment’s alone accepted projector axle headlamps and GMC’s signature C-shaped LED daytime alive lamps on all models. Three anatomy configurations are offered: An continued cab archetypal with a six-foot bed, a aggregation cab with a five-foot bed and a aggregation cab with a six-foot bed. With the tailgate down, the six-foot bed allows eight-foot-long items to be hauled aural the vehicle.
Canyon is offered in base, SLE and SLT models, in 2WD and 4WD models, and with an aggressively styled All-Terrain amalgamation offered on SLE models. It includes 17-inch corrective aluminum auto covered by all-terrain tires, a body-color grille beleaguer with accumbent chrome confined and specific abeyance tuning.
From a clarification standpoint, the Canyon appearance triple-sealed doors inlaid in the anatomy sides, like the 2014 Sierra, for bigger aerodynamic achievement and a quieter interior. And to advice accumulate all-embracing accumulation bottomward and advance the front-to-rear weight balance, the Canyon appearance an all-new aluminum hood.
It additionally appearance the segment’s alone alive aero grille shutters, which abutting at assertive artery speeds to enhance ability through bigger aerodynamics.
Additional exoteric appearance include:
Segment-first CornerStep rear bonanza design, pioneered on the 2014 Sierra, is standardAvailable segment-first EZ Lift-and-Lower locking tailgate that uses an centralized bewilderment bar to accomplish adopting the tailgate easier with one hand, and a damper for more-controlled loweringStandard two-tier loading that allows a belvedere to finer breach the bed into aerial and lower sections, authoritative it easier to haul, abundance and burrow items such as toolsThirteen reconfigurable and four anchored tie-down locations throughout the bed for use with available, disposable burden tie-down ringsStandard bed abuse and tailgate protectorsAvailable factory-installed spray-in bed linerRange of 16-, 17- and 18-inch aluminum wheels
A assorted accumulating of work- and lifestyle-supporting accessories will be offered including aggregate from a bed liner and avant-garde burden administration arrangement to a custom tonneau cover, disposable burden rings, apparatus box and more.
Comfortable and affiliated cabin
The autogenous of the 2015 Canyon is advised to be comfortable, heavily able and able-bodied connected. A bold, cocked apparatus animate with ample instruments and a axial disciplinarian advice centermost is agnate to Sierra. A centermost console-mounted shifter is agnate to those begin in midsize cars and crossovers.
The Canyon’s berth boasts aberrant absorption to detail and aberrant appointments, including a sculpted amateur that enhances headroom, aura lighting on key controls for easier examination and an accessible breadth at the advanced of the centermost animate for easier buzz charging.
Additional autogenous capacity include:
Sculpted aperture panels that accomplish it easier to access and avenue the vehicleUpper-instrument animate accumulator bin – back not able with the uplevel audio arrangement – and ample cuff box volumeStandard centermost animate with allowance to abundance a tabletRear under-seat storage
Canyon’s seats are advised for long-haul abundance and wear, too. They use dual-firmness cream for greater abundance on continued drives and high-wear, stain-resistant bolt basement trim. A power-adjustable driver’s bench is standard, and acrimonious covering seats are accepted on SLT. The All-Terrain amalgamation appearance absolute blush and trim details, including arresting seatbacks and different adverse stitching.
Comfort is added with technologies, connectivity and added appearance that abutment owners’ circadian and recreational lives including a accepted 4.2-inch-diagonal blush disciplinarian advice awning in the apparatus cluster
Eight-inch-diagonal blush blow awning and assorted USB portsOnStar 4G LTE with congenital Wi-Fi hot spotNext-generation OnStar and IntelliLink enhancements with action acceptance and accustomed accent articulation recognitionSiri Eyes Chargeless Approach for iPhone usersTeen Disciplinarian featureGMC AppShopNavigation
Teen Disciplinarian is a new, configurable IntelliLink affection that allows parents to set a radio aggregate limit, authorize a acceleration admonishing set amid 40 and 70 mph, and set a acceleration limiter. It additionally automatically mutes the radio back the disciplinarian or advanced commuter assurance belt is not attached and a “report card” that annal mileage, wide-open burke events, ABS events, best acceleration and added data. The custom appearance are bound by a PIN, which is set by the parent.
Canyon models with an eight-inch IntelliLink awning will additionally affection a new in-car app marketplace: GMC AppShop. It allows barter to download apps anon to their IntelliLink arrangement and organize, amend or annul them throughout the activity of the vehicle. Accessible apps will affix drivers to music, news, weather, biking information, agent abstracts and more.
Segment-best ability and efficiency
GMC expects Canyon to be the best able and able barter in the segment, acceptance owners to booty and tow added while actuality efficient. A 2.5L I-4 is standard, and a 3.6L V-6 is available. They are based on award-winning agent families and acquainted to bear the low-rpm torque barter depend on for carriage and towing.
The 2.5L four is estimated at 193 appliance (146 kW) and 184 lb-ft of torque (253 Nm), with about 90 percent of the aiguille torque accessible from 2,000 rpm to 6,200 rpm. The 3.6L agent is estimated at 302 appliance (224 kW) and 270 lb-ft of torque (366 Nm). SAE acceptance of the ability ratings is pending.
Both engines affection absolute bang and capricious valve timing to accomplish the best of ability and efficiency. An aluminum block, forged-steel crankshaft, dual-overhead camshafts and jet-spray agent cooling are featured on both engines. The 2.5L incorporates a two-stage variable-displacement oil pump, for greater efficiency, as able-bodied as a antithesis shaft amid in the oil pan, for greater refinement.
All models are akin with a six-speed automated chiral that complements the truck-tuned engines with appearance that accomplish carriage and trailering easier and added comfortable, including auto cast braking and a tow/haul mode. A six-speed chiral manual is additionally accessible with the 2.5L agent in abject continued cab/2WD models.
Class-leading capabilities and above ride quality
The Canyon delivers the adequacy accepted of a GMC truck, including accepted segment-leading burden and trailering. Like the full-size Sierra, Canyon is congenital on a absolutely boxed ambit frame, which provides the backbone to abutment its capabilities, and a ride accepted to be bland and quiet.
A coil-over-type advanced abeyance appearance aluminum duke that are low in accumulation and aerial in backbone accidental to a added responsive, actual feel to disciplinarian inputs, as able-bodied as efficiency. The 2015 Canyon additionally appearance the segment’s aboriginal appliance of electric ability steering, which enhances ability because it is not apprenticed by the engine.
Additionally, the Canyon has a bound axis ambit of alone about 41 anxiety (12.6 meters), authoritative it easier to action back parking or abetment into bound spots, such as garages or campsites.
Four-wheel disc brakes, with four-piston advanced calipers, are accepted and affection segment-exclusive Duralife™ anchor rotors – additionally pioneered on the 2014 Sierra. They can action up to bifold the account life, which can advice lower buying costs.
Canyon is accessible with an automated locking rear cogwheel accepted by its G80 advantage code. Alien by General Motors added than 40 years ago, it gives drivers a absorption advantage back bare and accustomed abundance back it’s not. It is accessible on SLE and SLT, and accepted with the All-Terrain package.
AutoTrac automated four-wheel drive is additionally a segment-first feature, which employs an electronically controlled alteration case that allows the disciplinarian to about-face from 2WD to 4WD. The disciplinarian can baddest four modes, 2WD, Auto, 4WD HI, or 4WD Lo. By selecting ‘Auto’ mode, the alteration case will accomplish in 2WD and will automatically administer absorption to the advanced auto (4WD) back the agent senses caster slippage.
With 360 degrees of accessible alive and acquiescent assurance technologies, Canyon is advised to advice accumulate occupants safe on the road, with accepted appearance including:
Six air bags, including arch blind ancillary air accoutrements that can additionally abate the accident of addressee ejectionLarge rearview mirrors and rear-vision camera arrangement for greater visibilityStabiliTrak adherence ascendancy arrangement with rollover acknowledgment technology, bivouac amplitude control, acropolis alpha abetment and acropolis coast ascendancy (All Terrain).
Available assurance appearance include:
Segment-first advanced blow alertSegment-first lane abandonment warning
The Canyon will be accumulated at GM’s Wentzville, Mo., accumulation plant. GMC will abide to assignment on and advance the Canyon until the alpha of assembly in abatement 2014. The agreeable of this absolution is based on accepted GM testing and is accountable to change.
GMC has bogus trucks back 1902, with addition and engineering arete congenital into all GMC vehicles. The cast is evolving to action added fuel-efficient trucks and crossovers, including the Terrain baby SUV and Acadia crossover. GMC’s highest-volume vehicle, the Sierra pickup, is the best able light-duty auto on the market, and the aboriginal full-size auto to accept the highest-possible best All-embracing Agent Score for assurance back the National Artery Traffic Assurance Administration afflicted its New Car Assessment Affairs for the 2011 archetypal year. Capacity on all GMC models are accessible at http://www.gmc.com/, on Twitter at @thisisgmc or at http://www.facebook.com/gmc.
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