GMC Canyon Problem Trends and Complaints

Based on 12 problem areas, owners have reported the following issues with this vehicle that range in severity ratings from low to high.

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Good concept but poor execution

Model Year:

2017

Manufacturer:

GMC

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

A/C whines. Transmission shakes and shudders. Engine is smooth, quiet and powerful. Seats are a little too firm. Electric seat controls are very limited to back and forward & up and down.

Review submitted by:Red Canyon

Pros:Engine

Cons:Too many to list all. Transmission, A/C, etc

2016 GMC Canyon 4wd crew cab v6

Model Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

GMC

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Purchased this truck about 30 days ago and on my way to work I have to travel down a steep hill and all of a sudden it down shifts at least 2 gears and the engine revved up and stared to brake. Went to the dealership and they said this

Review submitted by:Denny R

Pros:Nice looking truck

Cons:Bad transmission

Great looking but lacks power

Model Year:

2015

Manufacturer:

GMC

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

I bought my 2015 GMC Canyon, ext cab WT in Nov ’15 with only 600 miles on the clock. Even though it is the WT version it’s the upgraded version with power windows, locks, remote, air and the V6 complete with the tow package capable of towing 7,000 lbs. The

Review submitted by:Mr. All Show - No Go

Pros:Awsome looking. Looks like his big brother.

Cons:Doesn't shift right. Stutters a lot.

Engine failed after 2 years

Model Year:

2016

Manufacturer:

GMC

Complaint Resolution:

No resolution

Engine needed replacement after only 2 years and 24000 miles. Nice ride and good look, but mechanical quality is questionable with the above experience.

Review submitted by:Not happy

Pros:Nice ride and good looks

Cons:Questionable engine quality

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