The GWM Ute vary has grown significantly this yr, with a trio of cab-chassis variants introduced in April and a brand new off-road flagship revealed this week.
The brand new Cannon-XSR swaps the usual full-time four-wheel drive system for a part-time system, and positive factors a locking entrance differential along with the usual one on the rear.
It additionally positive factors a brand new crawl mode, in addition to a system that brakes the within wheels to mean you can flip tighter on unfastened surfaces. Different adjustments embody a brand new underbody bash plate, metal bumpers entrance and rear, a brand new grille, and 256/65 all-terrain tyres.
To the top of April, the GWM Ute is comfortably forward of the SsangYong Musso vary within the gross sales race (3181 gross sales vs 1239 gross sales). It has additionally pushed previous the LDV T60 Max (2953 gross sales).
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon 4×2: $35,990
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon-CC 4×2: $36,990
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon 4×4: $38,990
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon-CC 4×4: $39,990
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon-L 4×4: $42,490
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon-L CC 4×4: $43,490
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon-X: $45,490
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon Vanta 4×4: $46,490
- 2023 GWM Ute Cannon-XSR 4×4: $52,990
All costs are drive-away.
The 2023 GWM Ute makes use of a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel producing 120kW of energy and 400Nm of torque. It’s mated with an eight-speed computerized transmission.
It’s accessible with both rear- or four-wheel drive.
4-wheel drive fashions use a full-time system with selectable low-range gearing and a locking rear differential, apart from the Cannon-XSR which contains a part-time system with selectable low-range gearing and locking entrance and rear differentials.
The Cannon-XSR additionally contains a crawl mode and Flip Help By Braking.
The 2023 GWM Ute Cannon makes use of 8.3L/100km on the mixed cycle in 4×2 ute guise and 8.4L/100km as a 4×2 cab-chassis, whereas each physique types with four-wheel drive have a declare of 9.4L/100km.
A gas economic system determine for the Cannon-XSR isn’t but accessible.
The 2023 GWM Ute Cannon measures 5410mm lengthy, 1886mm huge and 1934mm tall, driving on a 3230mm wheelbase.
The Cannon-CC measures 5511mm lengthy, 1934mm huge and 1886mm tall on a 3230mm wheelbase. The tray itself measures 1730mm lengthy, 1855mm huge and 235mm deep.
Braked towing capability is 3000kg, whereas payload is 1130kg.
As with the remainder of the GWM vary, the Ute Cannon-CC is backed by a seven-year, unlimited-kilometre guarantee and 5 years of roadside help.
There are 5 years of capped-price servicing, with the primary – due at six months or 5,000km – costing $260.
Subsequent companies are required at 12-month/10,000km intervals and value $360 every.
After initially failing to earn a five-star ANCAP ranking, the GWM Ute vary was modified by the manufacturing unit.
It was awarded a five-star ranking in November 2021, on the situation autos constructed between September 2020 and July 2021 are retroactively upgraded to the identical requirements because the five-star automobile examined later in 2021.
These later autos scored 86 per cent for grownup occupant safety, 87 per cent for baby occupant safety, 67 per cent for weak street consumer safety, and 73 per cent for security help.
Commonplace throughout all fashions are:
- Autonomous emergency braking with pedestrian, bike owner detection
- 7 airbags together with a front-centre airbag
- Reverse and passenger-kerbside digital camera views
- Rear parking sensors
- Lane departure warning
- Lane maintain help
- Rear cross-traffic alert
- Adaptive cruise management
- Velocity warning
- Visitors signal recognition
- Tyre-pressure monitoring
The Cannon-L CC positive factors a surround-view digital camera and entrance parking sensors, whereas the Cannon-X positive factors secure exit warning.
There are 5 completely different trim ranges in complete.
The bottom Cannon and Cannon-CC 4×2 and 4×4 come commonplace with the next gear:
- 18-inch alloy wheels
- Computerized LED headlights and tail lights
- SIde steps
- Hill descent management
- 9.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system
- Apple CarPlay, Android Auto
- 3.5-inch instrument cluster display
- Consolation-Tek leather-based upholstery
- Energy outlet and USB port for sprint cam
- 12V energy outlet
- 220V energy outlet
- Entrance USB port x 2
- Rear USB port x 1
- Keyless entry and begin
- Paddle shifters
The Cannon-L ute and cab-chassis acquire:
- Chrome grille, door handles and mirrors
- Energy-folding exterior mirrors
- Leather-based-wrapped steering wheel
- Energy driver’s seat
- Heated entrance seats
- Computerized local weather management
- Computerized anti-glare rear-view mirror
The Cannon-X provides:
- 7.0-inch digital instrument cluster
- Wi-fi cellphone charger
- Leather-based upholstery
- Steering modes (Consolation, Regular, Sport)
- 60:40 break up/fold rear seats
- Second-row armrest
- Voice recognition
- Tilt/slide steering wheel adjustment
The Cannon Vanta provides:
- 18-inch black-finish alloy wheels
- Black grille, sports activities bar, mirrors and door handles
The Cannon-XSR provides:
- Metal entrance and rear bumpers
- Distinctive grille and sports activities bar
- Black-finish 18-inch alloy wheels in 265/65 R18 all-terrain tyres
- Full underbody chassis guard
- Locking entrance and rear differentials
Pearl White is commonplace, with the next finishes a $595 possibility:
- Sapphire Blue (utes solely)
- Crystal Black
- Pittsburgh Silver
- Scarlet Purple (utes solely)