Back in August when GM first made public the specs for the 2017 GMC Canyon All Terrain X pickup truck, it was immediately clear that the company was aiming to give this popular midsize pickup a major upgrade for the coming year. While the new eight-speed automatic transmission and 3.6-liter V-6 engine added serious muscle underneath the hood. The most notable change in the model is the addition of a rugged yet sophisticated All Terrain X trim level. If you’re in the market for a new off-road-ready pickup truck for your active lifestyle. Here is what you need to know about the 2017 GMC Canyon All Terrain X package.
2017 GMC Canyon All Terrain X – Off-road Capabilities:
Considering the positive reviews that the All-Terrain package offered on the Canyon SLE received from off-road trucking enthusiasts when introduced this past February. GMC is building on that goodwill with the introduction of the GMC Canyon All Terrain X 2017 package. The company claims that the All Terrain X is the most capable off-road pickup in its 2017 roster. Equipped with Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac 255/65R17 all-terrain tires and tough 17-inch alloy wheels. The All Terrain X is definitely geared towards off-road truckers. The All Terrain X package also features off-road suspension, making this mid-sized truck the ideal off-road vehicle. According to GMC, the All Terrain X is the company’s “most off-road-capable Canyon for those who travel beyond the paved path.”
2017 GMC Canyon All Terrain X – Drivetrain:
In addition to its beefed-up suspension and off-road-ready wheels. The 2017 Canyon also boasts some of the impressive power under the hood. The All Terrain X comes with an all-new GM 3.6-liter gasoline-fueled V6 engine. Therefore, provides an additional 308 hp, 275 pounds-per-foot of torque, and 7,000 pounds maximum trailering capability. With the eight-speed automatic transmission replacing the previous model’s six-speed version and cylinder deactivation system providing higher ratios. The consumers can expect to see a slight improvement in the All Terrain X’s fuel economy. All the buyers will also have the choice of going with a 2.8 Duramax turbo-diesel engine for even greater power.
2017 GMC Canyon All Terrain X – Design and Features:
The All Terrain X’s exterior features a bold and rugged design that comes with sophisticated chrome trim and is available in either a two-wheel or a four-wheel drive model. Adding to the truck’s active lifestyle is spray-on bed liner, transfer case shield, 3-inch-diameter round step bars, remote start and a body-color grille that exudes confidence. The known exterior is also available in several, including Cyber Grey Metallic, Cardinal Red, Summit White, and Onyx Black.
Despite the All Terrain X’s tough exterior, drivers can, therefore expect plenty of the creature comforts they have come to expect, including an updated seven-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Apple CarPlay, standard Rear Vision Camera, all-weather floor liners, automatic climate control, sliding rear window, and a Color Touch Radio with Intellilink, which allows the driver to customize his or her media preferences.
2017 GMC Canyon All Terrain X – Release Date and Price:
The price and the release date are expected to be announced soon and the All Terrain X treatment will be offered on the SLE models. You may visit your local GMC dealer to learn more about the off-road ready 2017 GMC Canyon All Terrain X pickup truck.