We recently posted about the incredibly low fuel consumption of the 2016 Chevy Colorado, but we are here to tell you that another truck in the new GM lineup is matching those same numbers! The 2016 GMC Canyon Diesel fuel consumption numbers are in, and this great midsize truck also knocks fuel consumption numbers out of the park!
2016 GMC Canyon Diesel Fuel Consumption
You may also remember this truck recently taking first place at the Canadian King Truck Challenge in the midsize truck category. Matched with an all-new 2.8-litre Duramax turbo-diesel engine rated for 181 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque, the GMC Canyon diesel has fuel consumption numbers as low as 10.8 L/100km in city driving and 7.7 L/100km on the highway, for a combined rating of 9.4 L/100km combined with two-wheel drive.
With four-wheel drive, the 2016 GMC Canyon diesel has a combined rating of 10. 3 L/100km, which breaks down into 12.0 L/100km city and 8.2 L/100km highway.
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The 2016 GMC Canyon with the new Duramax diesel engine has also been certified as one of the cleanest diesel trucks ever produced by GM. Using a cooled exhaust gas recirculation system, it unquestionably meets U.S. emissions standards, and the U.S. EPA has expressed no concerns about the quality and cleanliness of this truck.
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2016 GMC Canyon diesel release date
The 2016 GMC Canyon diesel is scheduled to go on sale this fall, and be priced approximately $4,390 more than similarly equipped V6 models. Available in SLE and SLT Crew Cab models, the diesel edition of the GMC Canyon will required the available trailering package to be able to tow a maximum of 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg) with two-wheel drive and 7,600 pounds (3,447 kg) with four-wheel drive. These are the best tow numbers available on a midsize truck.