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Vehicle Profile: 2020 GMC Canyon


The GMC Canyon is a truck designed to carry you through hard-working days yet still deliver a comfortable, well-equipped ride during non-working hours. Already an impressive small pickup, the GMC Canyon is driving into 2020 with minor updates.

2020 updates

The GMC Canyon helps you monitor your most vital safety feature — your truck’s tires — with the standard Tire Fill Alert. When the pressure in your tires has been increased, the system will alert you audibly and visually. In addition, you can show off your 2020 GMC Canyon with a bold exterior color: Carbon Black Metallic. The available remote locking tailgate offers an added level of security for your gear.

Towing capability

For a small pickup, the 2020 GMC Canyon has serious strength. The SLE and SLT trims are rated to tow a maximum of 7,700 pounds when properly equipped.1 The All Terrain trim will earn you 7,600 pounds of towing capacity while the Denali trim matches the SLE and SLT capabilities with a 7,700-pound maximum towing capacity when properly equipped.2,1

Power

The standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder gas engine delivers 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque along with a maximum trailering capacity of 3,500 pounds.3 Opt for the available 3.6-liter V6 gas engine to earn a horsepower rating of 308 and 275 lb-ft of torque. The available 2.8-liter Duramax® diesel engine generates 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque.

Safety tech

The 2020 GMC Canyon offers several advanced driver assist technologies. Available Rear Park Assist monitors your reverse maneuvers, alerting you to objects in your way as you move into a parking spot. Available Lane Departure Warning is activated when you leave your lane without switching on your turn signal. If you’re in danger of a front-end accident or are traveling behind a vehicle at an unsafe distance, available Forward Collision Alert will engage.

2020 GMC SLE & SLT features

The projector-beam headlamps with LED signature lighting make a distinct impression while brilliantly illuminating your path. The HD Rear Vision Camera helps provide you with a greater perspective of potential dangers behind you while the CornerStep rear bumper gives you easier access to the Canyon’s bed. Four USB ports and a 12-volt charging outlet help keep your devices up to speed.

2020 GMC All Terrain details

Seventeen-inch dark argent metallic cast aluminum wheels stylishly ground the bold truck and the Off-Road Suspension Package helps deliver a responsive driving experience. Smartphone integration is simple and seamless with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ capability clearly facilitated through the 8-inch diagonal GMC Infotainment System.

2020 GMC Canyon Denali highlights

The most luxurious trim level, the Denali trim, offers premium features such as a heated leather-wrapped steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seating upholstered in perforated leather, high-end floor mats and a soft-touch instrument panel. On the outside, the Denali trim impresses with 20-inch diamond cut machined aluminum wheels, 5-inch chrome assist steps and heated, power-adjustable side mirrors with chrome caps.

The 2020 GMC Canyon continues to outmatch the competition with its towing capability, and its well-appointed interior delivers a bevy of comfort, convenience and technologically-advanced features.

1Canyon’s 7,700-lb rating requires 2WD Crew Cab model with available Duramax 2.8L I-4 Diesel engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

2Requires available Duramax Diesel engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.

3Canyon’s 3,500-lb rating requires 2.5L I4 engine. Before you buy a vehicle or use it for trailering, carefully review the trailering section of the Owner’s Manual. The weight of passengers, cargo and options or accessories may reduce the amount you can tow.


This article is presented by Bill Marsh.

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