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Here's how the 2012 Chevrolet Colorado and the 2012 GMC Canyon measure up.
2WD Reg Cab Work Truck
$17,475
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab Work Truck
$17,490
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door -
Seats
3 3 -
Engine

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

185.0-hp, 2.9-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

242.0-hp, 3.7-liter, 5 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

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Combined MPG
21 21 -
Size
192.4" length, 67.6" height 192.4" length, 65.2" height -
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive -

Exterior color

Exterior color

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Interior color

Interior color

Ebony

Medium Pewter

Ebony

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Transmissions

Transmissions

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

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Wheels

Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in -
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in -
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in -
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel -
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel -

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 590 -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 125 -

Engine

Engine Oil Cooler
N/A N/A -
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 190 @ 2800 -
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 185 @ 5600 -
Engine Type
Gas 4-Cyl Gas I4 -
Displacement
2.9L/177 2.9L/177 -

Mileage

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 25 MPG -
Cruising Range - Hwy
475.00 mi 475.00 mi -
Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 MPG 21 MPG -
Cruising Range - City
342.00 mi 342.00 mi -
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 18 MPG -

Suspension

Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Coil Springs -
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent -

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder -

Brakes

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A N/A -
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A N/A -
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
N/A N/A -
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 x 1.6 in 11.2 x 1.6 in -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal 19 gal -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.4 ft 39.4 ft -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A N/A -
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A -
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 -
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact -

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A N/A -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 2400 lbs -
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
360 lbs 360 lbs -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A N/A -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
240 lbs 240 lbs -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 2400 lbs -

Weight Information

As Spec'd Payload
1446.00 lbs 1448.00 lbs -
Curb Weight
3366.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs -
Curb Weight - Rear
1478 lbs 1478 lbs -
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A -
Curb Weight - Front
1888 lbs 1888 lbs -
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
As Spec'd Curb Weight
3404.00 lbs 3402.00 lbs -
Gross Combined Wt Rating
6000 lbs 7000 lbs -
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -
Gross Axle Weight Rating
5529.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs -
Maximum Payload Capacity
1484.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4850.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs -
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs -

Dimensions

Second Hip Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
42.6 in 42.6 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A N/A -
Wheelbase
111.3 in 111.3 in -
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.7 in 7.7 in -
Passenger Capacity
3 3 -
Tailgate Width
52.4 in 52.4 in -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A N/A -
Ground to Top of Load Floor
33.0 in 33.0 in -
Cargo Box (Area) Height
18.6 in 18.6 in -
Height, Overall
64.9 in 65.2 in -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A N/A -
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.6 in 67.6 in -
Second Head Room
N/A N/A -
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A -
Cargo Volume
44.0 ft³ 44.0 ft³ -
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 57.1 in -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
57.2 in 57.2 in -
Length, Overall
N/A N/A -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
72.8 in 72.8 in -
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A -
Ground Clearance, Front
7.7 in 7.7 in -
Front Hip Room
53.3 in 53.3 in -
Front Leg Room
44.0 in 44.0 in -
Overhang, Front
33.9 in 33.9 in -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
192.4 in 192.4 in -
Front Head Room
39.3 in 39.6 in -
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A -

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