The upcoming 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 is a must-have pickup if you are seeking for the model that offers excellent off-roading capability. In addition, the new model is caught testing and it reveals the biggest refreshment by now.
Design-wise, the AT4 package will add more aggressive styling on the regular Canyon. However, most of the design and shape will largely remain the same and the AT4 package boost some small cosmetic changes. Besides that, the cabin will keep the same layout and it will host numerous technology updates.
2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Package Specs
The new 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 has been caught testing and the first spy photos showing a couple of minor upgrades. This model wears a popular design language that will get some modifications. Unlike the regular model, the AT4 brings the more attractive look and exceptional capability on the off-road.
Like on the standard model, the AT4 front fascia dominates. However, some updates are visible and AT4 hosts a more attractive grille that adds more aggressiveness. Besides that, for better off-roading, the manufacturer added unique off-road tires and better suspension. The rest of the mid-size pickup should largely remain. As you may already know, the previous Canyon model sits on the GMT 31XX platform. However, from some rumors, the new generation will deploy a VSS-T architecture.
Interior is Practical and Modern
The newest 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 is a mid-size pickup truck that will offer practical and modern interior. According to the latest images, the AT4 package will include some high-tech amenities. However, we can see that most of the cabin arrangments will largely remain as on the regular model. So, we can expect the same layout. Besides that, the new off-road package AT4 will offer more driver-assistance aids and the latest infotainment system.
The Canyon pickup is known as a truck that hosts plenty of comforts. On top of that cabin is roomy thanks to a Double Cab body style. If we compare the regular models with the AT4 package, this trim brings slightly more luxury.
In terms of performances, the new 2021 GMC Canyon AT4 is the pickup truck that will be powered by two potent engines. The first engine that powers GMC Canyon AT4 is a GM’s 3.6-liter V6 making 308 horsepower (230 kilowatts) and 275 pound-feet (373 Newton-meters) of torque. This engine uses the new eight-speed automatic transmission that shifts smoothly.
However, the second powertrain is optional and it consists of a Duramax 2.8-liter turbodiesel that makes less horsepower than the first one. This model provides 181 horses (135 kW) but way more torque than the first engine 360 lb-ft (500 Nm). Unlike the first powertrain, the diesel one will use only six forward gears. Whatsoever, both powertrains can tow a maximum of 8,000 pounds. GM will provide an AT4 model with unique suspension, a higher ride, and standard four-wheel-drive setup.
2021 GMC Canyon AT4 Release Date and Price
The forthcoming 2021 GMC Canyon pickup truck will be redesigned and it will get the new AT4 off-road package. The regular model will keep its current price. That means you can get this mid-size pickup truck will starts at $23,000. However, going for the AT4 model that will hit the markets sometime at the end of this year, price will start at $30,000.