/Salinas GMC Drivers 2020 GMC Canyon Quick Take
Salinas GMC Drivers 2020 GMC Canyon Quick Take
The 2020 GMC Canyon is a standout in the newly burgeoning midsize truck segment. The Canyon pleases buyers at the Salinas area GMC dealership, thanks to its impressive towing capability, quiet cabin, comfortable ride and long list of standard features. The Canyon also delivers exceptional handling that makes it feel more like a car than a pickup.
The versatile GMC Canyon is offered in extended- and crew-cab configurations with two bed sizes. At the top of the range, the Denali provides buyers with a lavishly appointed cabin and exceptional exterior styling. Anyone looking for a great truck and doesn’t need the size and cost of a full-size truck should take a look at the 2020 GMC Canyon at a dealership like the GMC dealer near Salinas.
The automotive press gives high marks to the GMC Canyon. The reviewers at Autotrader wrote: “[The] GMC Canyon may well be all the truck you need or want. … The allure of a midsize truck is it provides the pickup-truck lifestyle and a healthy portion of a full-size truck's capability while delivering better fuel economy and more maneuverability. These are solid trade-offs if you don't need to tow a huge trailer or boat.”
The 2020 GMC Canyon is available in two- and four-seat extended-cab body styles as well as five-seat crew-cab styles. Buyers can choose between six different trim levels: SL, base Canyon, SLE, All-Terrain, SLT and Denali.
Salinas Commuters Find Choice Of Trim
Powering the SL trim is a standard 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine that makes 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission. Step up to the base Canyon, and you’ll get a 3.6-liter V6 engine that’s either standard or available, depending on the configuration. The V6 develops 308 hp and 275 lb-ft of torque, teamed to an eight-speed automatic gearbox. The SLE and All-Terrain models have an available 2.8-liter four-cylinder diesel engine that generates 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of torque, paired with the six-speed automatic. This engine comes standard in the SLT and Denali trims.
The base SL trim is offered as an Extended Cab model with two bucket seats. Standard features on the SL include a four-way power-adjustable driver's seat, vinyl upholstery, the Teen Driver system, a rearview camera, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, a six-speaker audio system, a 7-inch touchscreen infotainment setup, Bluetooth and two USB ports.
The feature list grows as you move up the trim-level ladder. At the top of the lineup, the Denali trim comes with ventilated front seats, lane departure warning, forward collision warning, a seven-speaker Bose premium audio system, navigation, a spray-on bedliner and 5-inch chrome assist steps.
The 2020 GMC Canyon gets several optional safety features. The OnStar system provides drivers with greater peace of mind. In the event of a collision, it can automatically send for help. An HD backup camera helps you avoid parking lot dangers. The Canyon’s optional Driver Alert package comes with valuable accident-avoidance technologies such as lane departure warning and forward collision alert.
* All vehicle mileage based on 2020 EPA mileage estimates. Use for comparison purposes only. Do not compare to models before 2008. Your actual mileage will vary, depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.