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2016 GMC Canyon

Small pickup
Crashworthiness

    Headlights
    P

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    Small Moderate
    2016
    Crash avoidance rating
    2012
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2011
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2010
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2009
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2008
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2007
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2006
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2005
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    2004
    G
    Crash avoidance rating
    Trim level(s)
    • All trims
    Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
    High-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
    Curve-adaptive? No
    Automatically switches between low beams and high beams (high-beam assist)? No
    Overall rating
    P
    Distance at which headlights provide at least 5 lux illumination:
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    Low beams

    On the straightaway, visibility was good on the left side of the road and fair on the right side. On curves, visibility was fair on both right curves and inadequate on both left curves.

    Glare from the low beams was excessive on the straightaway and all 4 curves.

    High beams

    On the straightaway, visibility was fair on the right side of the road and inadequate on the left side. On curves, visibility was fair on the gradual right curve and inadequate on the sharp right and both left curves.

    How this test is conducted

    Trim level(s)
    • All trims
    Low-beam headlight type Halogen projector
    High-beam headlight type Halogen reflector
    Curve-adaptive? No
    High-beam assist? No
    Overall rating
    Applies to 2016 models
    P
    LOW BEAMS Average minimum useful
    illumination distance (5 lux)
    Acceptable glare?
    Straightaway right edge 88.4 m No
    Straightaway left edge 59.4 m No
    250m radius right curve, right edge 58.9 m No
    250m radius left curve, left edge 50.9 m No
    150m radius right curve, right edge 46.1 m No
    150m radius left curve, left edge 41.0 m No
    HIGH BEAMS Average minimum useful
    illumination distance (5 lux)
    Straightaway right edge 134.5 m
    Straightaway left edge 115.3 m
    250m radius right curve, right edge 66.0 m
    250m radius left curve, left edge 64.7 m
    150m radius right curve, right edge 50.9 m
    150m radius left curve, left edge 47.7 m

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