The luxury pickup truck 2021 GMC Canyon Denali will arrive later this year with the redesign. This model generally offers the same dimension and shape as the regular one with some modification. Denali is the most equipped trim from this manufacturer and it provides more premium materials.
Besides, this model offers signature Denali styling and integrated technologies such as the GMC Infotainment System with Navigation. Like the recently introduced AT4 pickup, the new Denali is powered by the same 3.6-litre V6 that makes 308 horses and 275 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to this powertrain, this model can tow a maximum 7,000 pounds.
Is the 2021 GMC Canyon Denali a Good Truck?
The exterior of 2021 GMC Canyon Denali will be boosted. If we compare the Denali with the regular one, there are literary tons of changes. Dimensionally, both models are the same and are made on the same reliable platform. As you may know, the same platform is used on many nowadays SUVs and pickup trucks.
In terms of design, the Denali models are known from its sharp, assertive styling cues that help this pickup to be more recognized and premium on the road. We like the signature Denali style that consists of a new grille that host more chrome, Projector-Beam Headlamps with LED Signature Lighting, 5″ Chrome Assist Steps, 20″ Diamond Cut machined-aluminium Wheels, Upper Tie-Down Hooks, and Integrated CornerStep Rear Bumper. Also, the EZ-Lift and Lower Tailgate with New Remote Locking Feature comes standard on this model.
More Premium Materials Inside
Unlike the regular model, the 2021 GMC Canyon Denali offers more premium materials inside. The cabin of this pickup truck is modern and spacious. So, if one needs a reliable pickup truck that has enough room inside for five occupants, this model is a real deal. On top of that, the highlight of the Denali is lying inside. This model comes with an advanced suite of driver-centric technologies helps you stay seamlessly connected.
Technology package that comes with the Denali includes 8″ diagonal GMC Infotainment System with Navigation, 4G LTE Wi-Fi® Hotspot, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Compatibility, HD Rear Vision Camera, New Tire Fill Alert, Rear Seat Reminder, and much more.
What Engine Does a 2021 GMC Canyon Have?
The latest 2021 GMC Canyon will be available with three engine options. The base model will still use the same 2.5-litre 4-cylinder powertrain that is capable of making 200 horsepower. This model will be paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission and it will use (2WD) drive system as standard, while 4-wheel-drive (4WD) is optional. The next engine powers 2021 GMC Canyon Denali and AT4 models and we prefer this powertrain that consists of a 3.6-litre V6 that delivers 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque. Also, it uses 8-speed automatic transmission and can tow 7,000 pounds maximum.
The final solution is a 2.8-litre turbodiesel, which produces 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. Thanks to this engine, Canyon is able to tow 7,700 pounds. Unlike the previous powertrain, this model will use the same 6-speed automatic transmission as the base one.
Release Date and Price
The forthcoming 2021 GMC Canyon is the strong and reliable pickup truck. According to the manufacturer, this truck will be available to purchase later this year. The lowest Manufacturer’s Suggest Retail Price is the 2WD Elevation extend Cab that starts at $26,400.
The luxurious Denali Crew Cab with short-box starts at $40,900, while the 4WD short-box and long-box models start at $44,400 and $44,700, respectively. A fully loaded GMC Canyon Denali powered by diesel powertrain can top $50,000.