For those who are looking for a solid mid-size truck for their business, ask the experts and the names they will recommend will invariably include the 2019 GMC Canyon in the list. For this, we should be grateful to the GMC that has decided to equip this truck model with diverse options of powertrains, decked with a refined interior and overall carry a classy disposition.
In the showroom of the Monterey GMC dealer, we realized one thing very clearly, that with a length of 19 feet from one end to the other, the 2019 GMC Canyon deserves every right to be compared with the full-sized trucks that also comes in six different trim levels, named as the SL, Canyon, SLE, All Terrain, SLT, and Denali. To serve the purpose of every business need, the Canyon trims range from being focused solely on the utility to touch the luxury zone.
2019 Model Year Specials
For the 2019 model year, the Canyon is mildly refreshed up by GMC and that includes improvement in almost every department. We can start with the new infotainment system that is now connected to the cloud servers for more accurate navigation and being easier to be automatically updated for its software. GMC has also offered a few optional convenience features like parking sensors, a new SLE wheel design with 17-inch, a 6-way power-adjustable driver seat on several trims while the color palette receives four new colors: Dark Sky Metallic, Smokey Quartz Metallic, Blue Emerald Metallic, and Sedona Metallic.
GMC includes a wide range of engine options for the 2019 Canyon to serve the different levels of purposes that require a different level of performers. The base engine starts as a 2.5-liter inline-4 one, the next higher options are either the 3.6-liter V-6 or the turbodiesel 2.8-liter inline-4 one. For transmission, a 6-speed manual is made standard on few inline-4 models, while a 6-speed automatic is offered as optional for the gas models and the diesel 4-cylinder engine ones. If you choose the V-6 you can opt for an 8-speed automatic. All the 2019 Canyon trims can either be configured as rear- or four-wheel drives which is now a common trend for the pickups.
With all these power options the 2019 GMC Canyon didn’t make a sound when we tested it at the GMC dealership Monterey. Moreover, it returned a 30 mpg mileage on the highway. The diesel version proved itself to be mighty enough to tow up to 7,700 pounds while meeting all the usual needs for any pickup user.
When you are buying a pickup, that too of a full sized one, the reason is obvious. You meant business. For this simple reason, GMC has made the 2019 Canyon capable of every utility. It comes in a good number of sizes, that includes an extended- or crew-cab body frame with a short 5-foot-2 bed option that can be exchanged for a long 6-foot-2 bed, or if you go for the long bed you have to take only the extended cab version.