Next year is going to be great for truck lovers. Several automotive industries have prepared their trucks with exclusive changes and new features. For 2018 models, GMC returns its Canyon pickup with some great changes and new features. They upgrade some parts by adding new washer-fluid monitor, black leather seats combined with red stitching, and others. What’s more, the good news is 2018 GMC Canyon Diesel will be released soon! This is going to be a perfect pickup for your everyday uses.
2018 GMC Canyon Diesel Specs and Performance
Since 2017, GMC has upgraded the Canyon with better engine and performance. They have introduced diesel engine since the 2016 model. Meanwhile, the 2017 models got V6 engine with 8-speed transmission. For 2018 trucks, 2018 GMC Canyon Diesel will be available in several engine options. The new Canyon Diesel arrives in 2.8 liter 4-cylinder Duramax engine. This one will be paired with 8-speed automatic transmission, making it runs 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque.
What’s more, GMC also introduces its 2.8-liter Duramax I4 engine coupled with 6-speed automatic transmission. This one can provide 181 hp and 3369 lb-ft of torque. By using this diesel engine, it can speed up from 0 to 60 mph only in 7 seconds! GMC provides new Canyon Diesel with 7000 pounds towing capacity and 1590 pounds payload. The EPA ratings are around 21 mpg city and 28 mpg highway. Overall, 2018 GMC Canyon Diesel get the best torque and fuel economy.
2018 GMC Canyon Diesel: Exterior and Interior
Now, let’s talking about the 2018 Canyon Diesel style! Looking at the exterior, 2018 GMC Canyon Diesel actually looks like Sierra with smaller body. There is actually no big exterior changes to this diesel model. They only offer new color choices and tweaks to its lightning and grille. The 2018 GMC Canyon Diesel gets more modern exterior design. This one will get the combination of steel and aluminum, making it becomes great lightweight pick-up in road constancy and handling. GMC makes handsome and masculine body becomes the focal point of its new Canyon. The front part gets chrome grill, exclusive chrome mirrors, bright door-handles, and HID headlights with LED DRL. For better performance, the 20-inch aluminum wheels are equipped for this 2018 Canyon.
Moving inside the truck, the cabin actually looks similar to Sierra. The Crew Cab gets more space for adult passengers, making it is more comfortable for long travel. For 2018 Canyon, there will be 5 trims offered by GMC: SL, Base, SLE, Denali, and SLT. The Canyon Diesel is available beginning from SLE trim. The Canyon Diesel will arrive with aluminum and wood manufactures, premium leather upholstery, and classic long-lasting floor mat. For the dashboard, it will be improved with GMC IntelliLink system. Some sophisticated features such as 4G LTE WI-Fi hotspot, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, USB, and others also added to new GMC Canyon.
Price and Arrival
Talking about the price, 2018 Canyon Diesel will be sold reasonably around $22,000 to $32,000. For the arrival, 2018 Canyon Diesel will be released at the end of 2017 or early 2018. This could be great competitor for Chevrolet Colorado, Ford Ranger, VW Amarok, Toyota Tacoma, and Honda Ridgeline.