2021 GMC Canyon: New Trim Names and a Great Truck

The typical trim names you know in the GMC Canyon are not part of the 2021 lineup and that’s not all that has improved about this truck.

As you might expect, this truck has been improved to give you more power and performance when you’re ready to drive.  Rather than the old SL, SLE, SLT, and Denali, you’ll now find the names of Elevation Standard, Elevation, AT4, and Denali to give you everything you want in the right truck.

An Excellent Drive from GMC

Step inside the GMC Canyon and you’ll find an enjoyable place to take a drive. There’s plenty of power coming from the engine, regardless of which one you choose. You’ll enjoy the towing capability and easy ride offered in the Canyon. If you’re looking for a great way to drive on the trails you love to explore, this truck can offer you that feeling when you get in and head out for some fun.

Benefits of Driving the GMC Canyon

You know about the new trims offered for the 2021 Canyon (at least you know the names). There are now four new colors offered for this truck as well. The Canyon gives you the excellent you need for off-road performance in the AT4, the comfort you desire in the Denali, it fits well in garages to make it easy to store away after your drive, and it can pull up to 7,700 pounds when equipped with the diesel engine.

What’s Your Favorite Quality of the Canyon?

Are you ready to admire the off-road chops of the GMC Canyon AT4 or do you like the impressive power coming out of the diesel engine? Both of these qualities make for a truck that has the stuff you’re looking for when you get ready to drive. Maybe you want an AT4 with a diesel engine, that can certainly be arranged.

A Cabin that’s Right for Daily Driving

One reason many people choose a midsize truck is the comfort on the road versus a larger truck. The GMC Canyon offers you comfortable seats, impressive electronics, and the controls that are located right where you need them to be. You can have the interior upholstered in several materials including vinyl, cloth, and leather to give you the feeling you want when you drive.

Enjoy the Useful Exterior of the GMC Canyon

You’ll love the premium build of the Canyon and know that you have the truck you want to drive when you take it home today. This truck has LED running lights, a set of projector-beam headlights, flared fenders, and a strong presence. The rear area offers you a bumper integrated with corner steps that provide you an easy way to reach what you need to get out of the bed.

Standard Items at Different Levels of this GMC Truck

The base trim of the GMC Canyon is now Elevation Standard. This trim gives you a locking tailgate, the corner-step rear bumper, 18-inch wheels, a seven-inch touchscreen, Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, two USB ports, and a power driver’s seat. Moving to the Elevation model, you’ll have an eight-inch touchscreen, automatic climate controls, a Wi-Fi hotspot, an overhead console, and aluminum trim inside.

The AT4 model of the Canyon is made for off-road driving. This version brings you an off-road suspension, 31-inch Goodyear tires, 17-inch wheels, a skid plate, and wireless smartphone charging. The Denali trim is still the top on the list and it allows you to have leather upholstery, a seven-speaker Bose audio system, heated outside mirrors, a spray-on bed liner, a trailering package, and a set of 20-inch alloy wheels that only come on the Denali.

Looking at the Power Offerings of the GMC Canyon

You’ll find three engines and two transmissions offered for this GMC truck. You can have the base powertrain which gives you a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a six-speed automatic transmission to offer 200 horsepower and 191 lb.-ft. of torque. The middle powertrain brings you a 3.6-liter V6 engine attached to an eight-speed automatic transmission to bring 308 horsepower and 275 lb.-ft. of torque. The top powertrain is a 2.8-liter turbocharged diesel four-cylinder engine that uses a six-speed automatic transmission to produce 181 horsepower and 369 lb.-ft. of torque.

GMC Is Ready to Make Driving Right for You

When you want more capability than a car or SUV and you’re looking for a truck you can drive every day, the GMC Canyon can be an excellent choice for you. Check out what this impressive truck has to offer at your local GMC dealer and let it become the truck you love to drive.