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GMC updates Canyon lineup with new V-6, additional trim levels
GMC updates Canyon lineup with new V-6, additional trim levels

GMC's successful re-entry into the midsize pickup market has been expanded for 2017. A new 3.6-liter V-6 replaces last year's same size unit, while a pair of trim package offer buyers even more choices than before. First, let's talk about the new V-6. It's mated exclusively to an 8-speed automatic...Read More»

2015 Acura TLX 3.5 SH-AWD
The 17 Most Important New Cars Of 2015

Each year, a bumper crop of new cars ushers in a new model year. Those new cars can be significant redesigns, or simple facelifts, or more. This year, there's a bigger than usual crop of brand-new cars. Some are vehicles never seen before--vehicles that could make or break some car brands--while...Read More»

2015 GMC Canyon
2015 GMC Canyon Flips Its Headrest For Car-Seat Safety

General Motors is hoping to rekindle the passion for mid-size trucks in the U.S. with the 2015 GMC Canyon, but it also plans to show customers that they won’t have to sacrifice safety to get smaller, more efficient trucks. On the Canyon (and presumably its twin the Chevrolet Colorado), the...Read More»

2015 GMC Canyon live photos, 2014 Detroit Auto Show preview
2015 GMC Canyon Video Preview: 2014 Detroit Auto Show

If you wanted a mid-size truck before this year, your choices were relegated to two brands: Nissan and Toyota. With the 2015 GMC Canyon and its near-twin, the Chevy Colorado, there's new lifeblood in the segment, with an intriguing diesel option on the way. The Canyon, like the Colorado, gets a...Read More»

2013 Buick Encore
2013 Buick Encore Priced, GMC Canyon Lives, Paris Auto Show: Car News Headlines

Today at The Car Connection, Audi announced the new 2014 S3 hatchback and GMC confirmed a new Canyon mid-size truck is coming. Buick priced the 2013 Encore and we have more details regarding the upcoming SRT Barracuda. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. General...Read More»

2012 GMC Canyon SLT
GMC Confirms All-New Canyon Mid-Size Pickup Coming "In The Future"

Production of the current GMC Canyon (pictured) and its Chevy sibling, the Colorado, ended earlier this summer with the closure of the General Motors plant in Shreveport, Louisiana. But that's not the end of the line for the GMC Canyon, which was just confirmed for an all-new generation during a...Read More»

2012 GMC Canyon SLT
GM Announces Recall Of 2012 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Pickups

General Motors is recalling some 5,220 model year 2012 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks, to repair a potentially loose connection on the driver’s seatbelt warning system. Trucks affected by this recall were manufactured between September 9 and October 19, 2011. On certain...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Colorado
2011 GMC Canyon, Chevy Colorado, Big SUVs: Recall Watch

General Motors announced July 1st that it is recalling more than 10,000 2011 model year pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide in two separate campaigns. These include a total of 9,954 vehicles sold in the United States. The automaker says neither issue has resulted in any crashes. The larger of the two...Read More»

2011 GMC Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE1 Angular Front Exterior View
GM Recalls 2011 Chevy Colorado and GMC Canyon Pickups

General Motors has announced the recall of 4,674 model year 2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickup trucks, manufactured from September 22, 2010 through November 5, 2010. At issue is the windshield wiper motor crank arm nut, which may not have been tightened to the specified value at...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Colorado
Over 192,000 Chevrolet, GMC, Isuzu Pickups Recalled For Child Seat Anchor Issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today announced a recall of over 192,000 General Motors and Isuzu midsize pickups because the top child seat anchors aren't accessible and there are no instructions in the owner's manual on how to do so. Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon...Read More»

2010 Nissan Frontier
2010 Nissan Frontier: Only Small Pickup With Strong Roof Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has rated five small and mid-size pickups and found that roof-crush protection isn't so good overall. The only truck of the five tested to earn the top rating of 'good'—just barely—was the 2010 Nissan Frontier (also sold, structurally similar...Read More»

Scott Brown
MA Senate Race Result Boosts Consumer Interest in GMC Canyon

Well, it's no strange thing for politics and election results to affect economic conditions and commerce in one way or another. In Massachusetts, however, the recent senatorial election to fill the vacant seat of the late Ted Kennedy seems to have sparked interest in the daily ride of the winning...Read More»

Did Scott Brown Ride Pickup to Victory in Massachusetts?

Close observers of the all-important race to replace the late Sen. Ted Kennedy in Massachusetts may have noticed that a pickup truck was prominently involved in the campaign. Scott Brown, the Republican candidate who defeated Democrat Martha Coakley in a surprising upset, campaigned around the Bay...Read More»

2009 GMC Canyon
Quick Drive: 2009 GMC Canyon V-8

It’s been five years since GM replaced its Chevy S-10 and GMC Sonoma with the slightly larger Colorado and Canyon, and all along many reviewers—including us at TheCarConnection.com—have pointed out that the top engine, a large-displacement (currently 3.7-liter) in-line five-cylinder has never...Read More»

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