Additionally, the Canyon has a tight turning radius of only about 41 feet 12. . Granted, it'll be a smaller fraction of the price once you start optioning a Canyon with its available standout technology and premium features. We recommend wearing safety glasses whenever you are working under your Canyon. A tall, upright grille, squared-off front styling and liberal use of chrome on higher trim levels give the Canyon a big-boy look in a much more manageable footprint. Easily install and remove oil filters with some help from Lisle oil filter sockets. The dealership sells an extended warranty.
And as for taking your vehicle to service at that dealer or asking for free service and oil changes as future compensation should be a no starter. How It Drives The Canyon's two engines for 2015 include the base 200-horsepower, 2. There just isn't much room for a filter wrench. Two cab styles and two bed lengths are offered. The unit produces 181 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque, which helps substantiate the fact that the Colorado and Canyon are rated to tow over 7,500 lbs when properly equipped. It is far better to have slightly less oil than necessary in an engine than to over fill it. The All-Terrain package features exclusive color and trim details, including embossed seatbacks and unique contrast stitching.
There are more similarities between the Canyon and full-size trucks than between the Canyon and anything else in the midsize segment. I did not inspect the underbody prior to purchase because I didn't think I had to. Regardless of trim, all crew cab Canyons gets a swanky, new rear bench seat. The Canyon mirrors many of the Sierra's notable driving characteristics, but with a much more manageable price and size for those who don't need full-size truck capabilities. I've changed oil on lots of vehicles; I've burned myself on manifolds when the filter was located underneath.
That's how shady these dealerships can be. I don't think you should have to pay a penny for the extra warranty. The service is free for five years. What wrench does everyone use to grab on to these tiny inaccessible filters???? Even if it hurts, a few more bucks spent now balances the potential years of worry and aggravation. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc.
Depending on trim level, customers can choose between 16-, 17-, and 18-inch aluminum wheels. The V-6 handles a full payload like a champ, with the same responsiveness and smart transmission operation that makes driving the unloaded truck a joy. An aluminum block, forged-steel crankshaft, dual-overhead camshafts and jet-spray piston cooling are featured on both engines. Four- and six-cylinder Canyons can be equipped with four-wheel drive, though only with automatic transmissions. That's exactly why I have been changing my own oil for the past 45 years and haven't used Chevy's two years free oil changes either. The old oil might still be hot enough to burn your fingers. Note: I am not a registered charity.
This video shows you the location of your oil drain plug, oil filter, oil fill cap and dipstick in addition to the steps needed to change the oil and filter in your Canyon. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Canyon for potential trouble spots. If the oil drain bolt is equipped with a crush washer, inspect it and replace it if necessary. Four-cylinder Canyons are rated to tow only 3,500 pounds. It would be different if they delivered a new vehicle to me and I covered it in salt, but, I didn't get the chance to even get it over the curb the damage was done pre-delivery. If it isn't printed on the oil cap, check your owners manual for the exact type before adding new oil. An extended cab comes only with a 6-foot-2-inch box, while a crew cab comes with a 5-foot-2-inch box or a 6-foot-2-inch box riding on a longer, 140.
Now for 2015, the Canyon is back in production, having been on hiatus since 2012. The Canyon's gas mileage is a big leap over the aging Tacoma and Frontier. A Canyon can tow up to 7,000 pounds when properly equipped and carry a payload of 1,620 pounds. But, no way that I would ever trust that vehicle again. Tacoma has the advantage of offering three engines, starting with a 2. For more, check out my other.
They use dual-firmness foam for greater comfort on long drives and high-wear, stain-resistant cloth seating trim. As you'd expect, those off-road packages handled the same course with more stability. Like the years prior, latest Canyon shares most of its underpinnings with its counterpart. I am not sure that it is fair especially since in one of the email exchanges we have had the Service Manager seems to imply that he is not sure how damaged the truck really is I am thinking he is trying to cover his behind. The light came on only when the metallic noise started and it was to tell me that the engine oil was low and I should immediately stop the truck. Slide the used oil catch basin to just below the old oil filter's location.