GMC Canyon
GMC Canyon SLE
GMC Canyon

2019 GMC Canyon crew cab

Pros: Refined road manners for a pickup truck; good selection of modern comfort, safety, and technology features; available full-time 4WD system

Cons: Rear seat space is tight, especially in extended-cab models; prices rise quickly as options are added

CG Says: The 2019 GMC Canyon gains a revised infotainment system with enhanced voice recognition and the rearview camera is now digital on SEL and higher trim levels. Also, rear parking sensors are now available. The Canyon and its slightly less-ritzy cousin, the Chevrolet Colorado, are GM’s “compact” pickups–though they are really more midsize. They share a basic extended-cab or crew-cab platform. Both are available with 4-cylinder, V6, and diesel engines, but the GMC offers a more sophisticated full-time 4-wheel-system that is only available on Chevy’s off-road-oriented ZR2 (other 4×4 Chevys have part-time 4WD). Available features include forward collision alert, lane-departure warning, locking rear differential, hill-descent control, Apple CarPlay/Android Auto compatibility, heated steering wheel, and heated/ventilated front seats. These GM pickups offer technology and all-around refinement. The smaller, more-tractable dimensions should make Canyon a practical alternative for many big-truck intenders.

The Facts
Class Compact Pickup Truck
Body Style(s) extended cab, crew cab
Passenger Count 5
Drive Wheels rear-wheel drive, 4-wheel drive
Manufacturer GMC
Nation of Manufacture USA
Base Prices (only select models listed)
SL ext. cab: $22,395
4WD SLE ext. cab: $35,295
4WD All Terrain ext. cab: $37,395
Base crew cab, 5-ft bed: $28,495
4WD SLT crew cab, 6-ft bed: $40,495
4WD Denali crew cab, 5-ft bed: $44,795

Base Engine
2.5-liter 4-cylinder
Horsepower
200
Std. Transmission
6-speed manual (ext. cab only)
Avail. Transmission
6-speed automatic
EPA City Range (mpg)
19-20
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
24-26

Optional Engine
3.6-liter V6
Horsepower
308
Std. Transmission
8-speed automatic
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
17-18
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
24-25

Optional Engine
2.8-liter turbodiesel 4-cylinder
Horsepower
181
Std. Transmission
6-speed automatic
Avail. Transmission
NA
EPA City Range (mpg)
19-20
EPA Hwy Range (mpg)
28-30

GMC Canyon
2019 GMC Canyon extended cab
GMC Canyon Denali​
2019 GMC Canyon Denali crew cab
NHTSA Ratings
Overall - 4
80%

(5 is the highest rating)

Front Crash - 4
80%
Side Crash - 5
100%
Rollover - 3
60%

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