February 2017
Vehicle Profile: 2017 GMC Canyon Denali
Vehicle Profile: 2017 GMC Canyon Denali
A powerful, luxurious mid-size pickup with rugged off-road capability

The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali is the only premium model in the midsize pickup segment; a luxurious, powerful and rugged off-road capable five-passenger pickup with award-winning performance.

Cars.com named the GMC Canyon its Best Midsize Pickup Truck of 2016, citing its stylish interior, capability and powerful performance. The GMC Canyon was a 2016 Motor Trend Truck of the Year finalist thanks to is quality construction; premium materials; and an outstanding balance of power, fuel economy and ride comfort. The GMC Canyon was also ranked among the Top 10 in the annual Kelley Blue Book® Official Resale Value Guide, ranking the Canyon as a vehicle with among the highest retained value of its original retail price over the first five years of ownership.

The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali is the most equipped model in the Canyon lineup, boasting exclusive 20-inch ultra-bright machined aluminum wheels with painted accents, a factory spray-on bedliner and dual polished exhaust tips. The Canyon Denali comes in four-door Crew Cab configuration with either a five-foot, two-inch or six-foot, two-inch bed.

The Canyon Denali interior is on-par with luxury sedans, offering unique leather upholstery with heated and ventilated seats, a unique instrument panel and console trim, floor mats and sill plates with Denali logos, a heated steering wheel, an eight-inch color touchscreen with Navigation and the GMC IntelliLink® infotainment system, automatic climate control, 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot access, remote engine start and a premium Bose® seven-speaker audio system. Four USB charging ports make it easy to stay connected on the road, and the standard Rear Vision Camera, Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning system help you stay safe at the same time.

The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali is just as rugged and capable of a pickup as it is a luxurious machine, featuring the EZ-Lift and Lower tailgate system with locking tailgate and cargo area lamps, the CornerStep integrated rear bumper and available features like the GearOn™ bed cargo sorting system, tie-down rings and cross bars.

The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali is powered by a new 3.6-liter V6 engine with Variable Valve Timing, Direct Injection and Active Fuel Management to improve fuel economy and performance. The new V6 engine sends 308 hp and 275 lb/ft of torque through a Hydra-Matic eight-speed automatic transmission, helping the Canyon Denali maximize both power and efficiency.

For buyers who want even more power and efficiency, the available Duramax 2.8-liter four-cylinder turbodiesel is a standout, delivering 181 hp and a whopping 369 lb/ft of torque, returning a maximum of 31 mpg on the highway and towing capacity of up to 7,700 pounds. The Duramax 2.8-liter also features a segment-first exhaust brake, an integrated Trailer Brake Controller and a six-speed automatic transmission.

Both gasoline and diesel Canyon Denali models can be equipped with a capable four-wheel-drive system as well as an automatic locking rear differential on both 2WD and 4WD models for outstanding traction in all road and weather conditions.

The award-winning 2017 GMC Canyon Denali does what no other midsize pickup truck can do; its balance of premium luxury, rugged capability, ample power and impressive fuel economy is unparalleled. Experience this remarkable luxury workhorse today with a test drive.

This article is presented by Colonial Buick GMC in Watertown, Massachusetts.


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