Future GMC Canyon
We expect the next, third-generation GMC Canyon to launch on or after the 2023 model year. Until then, we expect the current, second-generation Canyon to receive minor changes, updates, and improvements.
Following is speculative and unconfirmed information about the next GMC Canyon. This page is a continuous work-in-progress and will be updated on a regular basis as we await official details from General Motors and GMC.
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|Last Redesigned Model Year:||2015 (second generation)|
|Last Midcycle Refresh/MCE model year:||Mild Refresh (Non-MCE) for 2021MY|
|Expected Redesign Model Year:||2023 (Third-Generation)|
|Expected Name:||GMC Canyon|
|Current Platform:||GMT 31XX Platform|
|Anticipated Future Platform:||GM VSS-T Platform|
|Layout:||FR (front-engined, rear-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive)|
|Current Body Styles: Light Duty Pickup Truck|
|Future Body Styles:||Light Duty Pickup Truck|
|Segment:||Midsize Pickup Truck|
|Gasoline:||Turbocharged I-4, Naturally-Aspirated V-6|
|Diesel:||Duramax I-4 Turbo-Diesel|
|Alternative Propulsion:||Potential Gasoline-Electric Hybrid System|
|Expected Transmissions:||8-Speed Automatic or 10-Speed Automatic|
- What: an all-new GMC Canyon midsize pickup truck that will represent the third generation of the nameplate, after the second-gen Canyon was introduced for the 2015 model year
- When: we expect the next-generation GMC Canyon to launch in the 2022 calendar year as a 2023 model year vehicle
- Why: an all-new Canyon will maintain GMC’s growing presence in the midsize pickup truck segment
- Where: sold in all current markets where the Canyon is currently sold, specifically in North America (Canada, United States and Mexico)
We expect the upcoming future GMC Canyon to be available as a midsize pickup truck with the following cab and bed configurations:
- Extended Cab, Long Box
- Crew Cab, Short Box
- Crew Cab, Long Box
We expect the next GMC Canyon to carry similar pricing as the current, second-gen model and have a U.S. starting price in the $20,000 range.
We expect the next-gen GMC Canoyn to ride on the new GM VSS-T platform (vehicle set strategy) shared with all future GM pickup trucks and SUVs.
We expect the powertrain of the next GMC Canyon to include a mix of current and carry-over components:
Expected carry-over powertrain components:
Expected all-new powertrain components:
- New, yet to-be-discovered base engine
- GM 10-speed automatic transmission
The future GMC will have various competitors in the mainstream midsize pickup truck vehicle segment, including:
- Toyota Tacoma
- Nissan Frontier
- GM’s own Chevrolet Colorado
Before The All-New Model
Before the all-new future GMC Canyon reaches the market, we expect the current second-generation Canyon to receive minor changes, updates, and improvements, along with a potential mid-cycle enhancement or facelift. See information about the current-generation Canyon by using the following links:
- 2015 GMC Canyon
- 2016 GMC Canyon
- 2017 GMC Canyon
- 2018 GMC Canyon
- 2019 GMC Canyon
- 2020 GMC Canyon
- 2021 GMC Canyon (*mild refresh)
Discuss the next GMC Canyon in our GMC forum.
Only the 3.6L V-6 LGZ gasoline and 2.8L I-4 LWN turbo-diesel are currently being built. However, the launch could be pushed back due to the production delays of the current-generation trucks
Only the 3.6L V-6 LGZ gasoline and 2.8L I-4 LWN turbo-diesel are currently being built.
However, the launch could be pushed back due to the production delays of the current-generation trucks