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GMC Brings New Off-Road Capability to 2024 Canyon AT4X Trim

The 2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV Edition parked on a rock.

What is the 2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV Edition?

Since we first laid eyes on the GMC Canyon AT4X, we were left wondering how the automaker could top the refined off-road in subsequent model years. Ernie Dean GM was lucky enough to get an early peek at the 2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV Edition. AEV is one of North America’s leading adventure outfitters, and they have teamed up with our manufacturing partner to create something exceptional. Let’s take a closer look at this incredible, one-of-a-kind platform.

READ MORE: Compare to the 2023 Canyon 

“GMC is giving customers the ability to forge their own path within the premium off-roading space,” Duncan Aldred, global vice president, Buick-GMC, said in a press release. “GMC Sierra LD and HD AT4X AEV Editions delivered what customers were looking for in the off-roading space and now we’re applying that same formula to the next-generation Canyon.”

AEV Features Available with the 2024 AT4X

Working with AEV was an easy decision for GMC to make when they wanted to develop the next-generation AT4X trim. Some of the top-line features that have been added the AEV version of the Canyon AT4X include:

  • 35-inch Goodyear Wrangler MT tires
  • AEV in-bed vertical spare tire mount
  • AEV Edition-exclusive front fascia elements
  • Factory-installed 4.5-inch suspension lift
  • High-strength boron steel skid plates
  • AEV-exclusive badging
A rear view of the 2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV Edition.
The front-end of the 2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV Edition.

AEV Edition Unique Geometry

The additional lift provided by the AEV-provided gear changes the unique geometry of the 2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV Edition. Drivers of the updated version of the AT4X offers:

  • 38.2° front approach
  • 26.9° breakover 
  • 26.0° departure angle

Not only is the Canyon AT4X AEV Edition more capable in off-road environments, but it’s also equipped with some additional features that will help drivers recover from problems. The heavy-duty cast rear bumper features towing or recovery points to assist with getting pulled out of the mud, or helping pull someone else out of the mud. Additionally, the special edition truck’s front bumper can be outfitted with a winch for even more recovery capability.

Make an appointment with an Ernie Dean GM product expert today if you would like to start the pre-ordering process for the 2024 GMC Canyon AT4X AEV Edition.