2017 GMC Canyon Denali Release Date, Price

Denali name is used by GMC for its high-end SUV and truck models. Denali models are named after Mount Denali which is the highest peak in North America. Denali brand name represents top luxurious vehicles manufactured by the company. The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali is the first premium midsize truck in Canyon segment. The vehicle is set to have superior styling, luxurious interior, and instruments with latest technology.

2017 GMC Canyon Denali - front

2017 GMC Canyon Denali – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes

The GMC Canyon Denali 2017 is the upgraded Canyon version truck in crew cab body form with unique bright mesh chrome grille, 20-inch aluminum wheel with painted patterns, polished exhaust pipe. The vehicle will have High Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights, fog lamps, 5-inch chrome assist steps, LED day time running lights, and sturdy bumper. Chrome finishing will be present on mirror caps, bumpers, and door handles. This vehicle is expected to come up in six different exterior colors.


The 2017 Canyon Denali is a luxury vehicle, thus much stress in given on interior designing and comfort. The heated and ventilated seats will be made of Mulan leather with Denali logo on headrests. The leather covering continues onto the dashboard with beautiful French stitch finishing. There will be distinctive wooden design door panels and center console, finishing in steering wheel spoke is done with aluminum. This new model features latest technology offered by GMC.The features include 8-inch touch screen display which supports 4G connectivity with Wi-Fi facility, Apple Car Play and Android auto, automated climate control technology, remote ignition, illuminated sill plates, lane departure alarm, Bose 7-speaker audio system, and forward collision warning system.

2017 GMC Canyon Denali - interior

2017 GMC Canyon Denali – Engine and Fuel Efficiency

The crew cab 2017 GMC Canyon Denali model will have two-wheel (2WD) and four-wheel (4WD) drive configurations. There will be 3.6L V6 standard engine with 2.8L turbo-diesel being other option. And transmission will be six speed automatic type. The 3.6L V6 engine can produce 305 HP and a torque of 269 pound-feet. This powerful V6 engine enables the vehicle to tow 7000 pounds of load. With 4WD EPA of this engine is rated at 20 mpg combined, 17 mpg in city, and 24 mpg in highway. For 2WD EPA is rated at 26 mpg in highway. Many people are waiting for the 2.8-liter turbo-diesel engine which has a capacity to produce 181 HP and 369 pound-feet torque. This allows the two-wheel drive vehicle to pull a trailer of 7,700 pound weight. With Duramax engine the estimated EPA for 2WD is 22 mpg in city, 31 mpg in highway, and 25 mpg combined. While 4WD reduced the EPA to 20 mpg in city, 29 mpg in highway, and 23 mpg on combined drives. Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon are the first truck to achieve 30 mpg mileage, which makes them the best fuel-efficient midsize truck. The diesel models also have smart diesel exhaust braking system with integrated trailer brake controller.

2017 GMC Canyon Denali - rear

2017 GMC Canyon Denali – Competitors, Price and Release Date

The main rivals of 2017 GMC Canyon Denali are Nissan Frontier and Toyota Tacoma. But in terms of fuel efficiency and engine power Canyon will be the best choice. Still no GMC has not announced price of 2017 GMC Canyon Denali officially. Since Denali is a high-end model its MSRP will be more than SLT mode. Experts believe that the base model will have a price around $41,900. The 2017 GMC Canyon Denali is expected to launch during the last quarter of 2016.

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