GMC redesigned the Canyon for 2023, and for 2024 the mid-size pickup truck will get a Canyon AT4X AEV Version aimed toward severe off-roaders.
GMC’s Sierra 1500 and Sierra HD already supply the AT4X AEV therapy, however that is the primary time the Canyon will get it.
Because the identify suggests, the 2024 Canyon AT4X AEV Version is predicated on the already succesful Canyon AT4X and options enhancements developed in partnership with American Expedition Autos (AEV), an organization that focuses on off-road gear.
Just like the pickup truck’s company cousin, the 2024 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison, the Canyon AT4X AEV Version advantages from further underbody safety and a brand new entrance bumper with winch functionality. The rear bumper additionally options detachable corners that may be taken off and changed simply when hitting trails.
2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV
The underbody safety, consisting of hot-stamped boron-steel skid plates, covers the radiator, steering gear, transmission and switch case, gasoline tank, and rear differential.
The pickup truck additionally wears flared wheel arches designed to suit chunky 35-inch Goodyear Wrangler Territory MT tires. The tires wrap round AEV’s 17-inch beadlock-capable Salta wheels.
The brand new tires and the 4.5-inch manufacturing unit carry package carry floor clearance as much as 12.2 inches, or 1.5 inches increased than the Canyon AT4X, which rides on 33-inch tires. The result’s spectacular method, breakover, and departure angles of 38.2, 26.9, and 26.0 levels, respectively.
No change has been made to the powertrain. It means beneath the hood sits a 2.7-liter turbo-4 rated at 310 hp and 430 lb-ft of torque. The engine is normal throughout the Canyon lineup and comes mated to an 8-speed automated transmission. Drive goes to all 4 wheels.
2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV
The Canyon AT4X AEV Version shall be out there to order later this yr. Pricing data shall be introduced nearer to the market launch.
For 2024, each the Canyon AT4X and AT4X AEV Version characteristic a brand new launch management perform when of their Baja drive mode. The launch management is ready to detect the floor circumstances and regulate engine pace and torque to optimize traction and because of this enhance acceleration, GMC stated.
All 2024 Canyons additionally undertake Normal Motors’ Ultifi software platform that permits over-the-air updates.
Manufacturing of the Canyon is dealt with at a GM plant in Wentzville, Missouri.