2017 GMC Trucks at MacMaster Buick GMC
As a leader in rough and tough trucks that can take punishment and are also designed for style and driver comfort, GMC introduces the new line-up of pickups for 2017.
Described as a ‘weekend warrior all week long,’ the mid-sized Canyon is the perfect pickup to provide ease of manoeuvrability through city streets as a daily vehicle while maintaining the reliability and functionality of a well designed truck.
This is a vehicle that provides the best of both worlds. Whether driving to work or heading out to the cottage for the weekend the Canyon combines the convenience of comfortable driving with a practical design that allows for ample storage and transport.
With three powerplants to choose from, you can select the one that meets your n eeds and lifestyle.
The available 2.5 L, 4-cylinder gasoline engine provides 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque.
New for 2017, there is an available 3.6 L, V6 with Active Fuel Management. This engine cranks out 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque at 4000 rpm. Paired with an 8-speed automatic transmission, it can tow up to 7000 lbs.
For Diesel lovers, there is an available Duramax 2.8 L I-4 Turbo that turns out 181 horsepower and an impressive 369 lb-0ft of torque at 2000 rpm.
Paired with a 6-speed automatic transmission, the Diesel power is ideal for towing boats or trailers with its immediate response and steady performance in hilly terrain. The Diesel has a towing rating of up to 7700 lbs.
Available in extend cab and crew cab models, the exterior features attention to detail and design with projector-beam headlamps, LED-signature front lighting, a chrome grille, and available chrome mirror caps and door handles.
When piloting the Canyon, driver control technology helps you get to your location safer – especially when towing.
StabiliTrak with Traction Control can help you stay on course by managing braking and throttle to help keep the vehicle on its intended path. Trailer Sway Control, available Hill Descent Control, and available Automatic Locking Rear Differential all assist with any towing operation.
A standard Rear Vision Camera makes hooking up your trailer easy and efficient.
Together with Driver Alert technology such as Forward Collision Alert and Lane Departure Warning, the Canyon provides the most up-to-date driver assist functions available.
The GMC Canyon is the ideal pickup for those that want the reliability and convenience of a truck in a midsize design.
Available in three cab configurations, the GMC Sierra is a full size pickup that is rugged in design while excelling in driver comfort and convenience.
The expertly crafted exterior design features GMC Signature LED lighting and available features such as high performance LED headlamps and tail lamps.
With a distinctive bold grille design and angular wheel openings with accent molding the Sierra has a one-of-a-kind look that sets it apart from all other pickup designs.
With triple door seals, aerodynamic exterior mirrors, and a valved exhaust system that reduces engine noise, the Sierra provides an exceptionally quiet ride.
Attention to detail in the cab make the Sierra a cut above other trucks with available leather seating, soft touch instrument panel and door trim, and aluminum trim accents.
Available in three trim levels, the 1500 Base model is equipped with a 4.3 L EcoTec3 engine providing 285 horsepower and 305 lb-ft of torque, with direct injection, Active Fuel Management and Variable Valve Timing.
You can step up to the SLT model that comes with a 5.3 L V8 EcoTec3 engine with 355 horsepower and 383 ft-lbs or torque.
New for 2017, the Sierra is available with a Duramax 6.6 L, Turbo Diesel mated to the Allison 1000 6-speed automatic transmission. With 445 horsepower and 910 lb.-ft of torque, this is the standard by which towing capabilities is defined.
The Sierra 2500 HD model is designed for professional grade work. Constructed with high strength steel the HD is built to take the punishment of a demanding workload.
With the available gooseneck fifth wheel towing package the Sierra 2500 has a trailering capacity of up to 18,100 lbs. and a payload of up to 3534 lbs.
Loaded with technology, the Sierra has an easily reachable 8-inch Colour Touch Audio System, Bluetooth connectivity, enhanced-language voice command, and Smartphone integration for hands-free calling.
Driver assist technology helps you get to your destination safely.
Available Lane Assist, Forward Collision Alert, Front and Rear Park Assist, and a Rear Vision Camera help guide you along the path.
The Sierra is a full sized pickup designed and engineered to give you full size performance.
To see both the Canyon and Sierra, visit MacMaster Buick GMC on Highway 9, just east of Orangeville where they provide the best service and vehicles to their customers.
Written by Brian Lockhart