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Here's how the 2012 GMC Canyon, 2009 Chevrolet Colorado, 2011 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2010 GMC Canyon measure up.
2WD Reg Cab Work Truck
$17,490
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
$16,705
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 119.0" Work Truck
$21,235
Starting MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
$16,985
Starting MSRP

Overview

Door
2-door 2-door 2-door 2-door
Seats
3 3 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)

302.0-hp, 4.8-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

195.0-hp, 4.3-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine(Gasoline Fuel)

315.0-hp, 5.3-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine(Flex Fuel Capability)

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

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

Combined MPG
21 20 17 21
Size
192.4" length, 65.2" height 192.4" length, 67.6" height 205.6" length, 73.6" height 192.4" length, 67.6" height
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

Exterior color

Exterior color

Interior color

Interior color

Ebony

Ebony

Medium Pewter

Dark Titanium

Ebony

Medium Pewter

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

6-Speed A/T

Transmission Overdrive Switch

A/T

4-Speed A/T

M/T

A/T

5-Speed M/T

4-Speed A/T

Wheels

Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.5 in 16 x 6 in
Spare Wheel Size
Compact in Compact in 17 x -TBD- in N/A
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel Steel Steel
Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6 in 16 x 6 in 17 x 7.5 in 16 x 6 in

Electrical

Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 590 600 590
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 125 145 125

Engine

Displacement
2.9L/177 2.9L/177 4.3L/262 2.9L/-TBD-
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 185 @ 5600 195 @ 4600 185 @ 5600
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl Gas V6 Gas I4
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 190 @ 2800 260 @ 2800 190 @ 2800
Engine Oil Cooler
N/A - N/A -

Mileage

Fuel Economy Est-Combined
21 MPG 20 MPG 17 MPG 21 MPG
Cruising Range - Hwy
475.00 mi 456.00 mi 468.00 mi 475.00 mi
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
25 MPG 24 MPG 18 MPG 25 MPG
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
18 MPG 18 MPG 15 MPG 18 MPG
Cruising Range - City
342.00 mi 342.00 mi 390.00 mi 342.00 mi

Suspension

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

Frame

Frame Type
Ladder Ladder Hydroformed Ladder

Brakes

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.2 x 1.6 in 11.2 x 1.6 in 12.99 x 1.18 in 11.2 x 1.6 in
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
N/A - N/A -
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
N/A - N/A -
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
N/A - N/A -

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
19 gal 19 gal 26 gal 19 gal
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
N/A - N/A -

Steering

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
39.4 ft 39.4 ft 39.7 ft 39.4 ft
Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Pwr Pwr
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall
N/A - N/A -

Tires

Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P245/70R17 P215/70R16
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16 P245/70R17 P215/70R16
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact P245/70R17 Compact

Trailering

Maximum Trailering Capacity
N/A N/A 9100 lbs N/A
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 3500 lbs 4800 lbs N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
2400 lbs 2400 lbs 4800 lbs 2400 lbs
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
240 lbs 350 lbs 480 lbs N/A
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
360 lbs 360 lbs 720 lbs 360 lbs
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
N/A - N/A -
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
N/A - N/A -

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4850.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs 6400.00 lbs 4850.00 lbs
Curb Weight
3366.00 lbs 3265.00 lbs 4463.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs
Maximum Payload Capacity
1484.00 lbs 1585.00 lbs 1937.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Rear
1478 lbs 1395 lbs 1879 lbs 1478 lbs
Gross Combined Wt Rating
7000 lbs 6000 lbs N/A 6000 lbs
Option Weight - Front
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
Gross Axle Weight Rating
5529.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs 6950.00 lbs 5529.00 lbs
As Spec'd Curb Weight
3402.00 lbs 3265.00 lbs 4461.00 lbs 3366.00 lbs
Curb Weight - Front
1888 lbs 1870 lbs 2584 lbs 1888 lbs
Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs
As Spec'd Payload
1448.00 lbs 1585.00 lbs 1939.00 lbs 1484.00 lbs
Base Curb Weight
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Option Weight - Rear
0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs 0.00 lbs

Dimensions

Front Leg Room
44.0 in 44.0 in 41.3 in 44.0 in
Ground Clearance, Rear
7.7 in 7.7 in 13.4 in N/A
Cab to End of Frame
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Cargo Box Width @ Floor
57.2 in 57.2 in 62.4 in 57.2 in
Length, Overall w/rear bumper
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Head Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Shoulder Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Ground Clearance, Front
7.7 in 7.7 in 7.7 in N/A
Tailgate Width
52.4 in 52.4 in 61.5 in 52.4 in
Ground to Top of Load Floor
33.0 in 33.0 in 34.7 in 33.0 in
Cargo Box Length @ Floor
72.8 in 72.8 in 78.7 in 72.8 in
Cargo Box (Area) Height
18.6 in 18.6 in 21.0 in 18.6 in
Front Head Room
39.6 in 39.3 in 41.5 in 39.6 in
Overhang, Front
33.9 in 33.9 in 39.4 in 33.9 in
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings
42.6 in 42.6 in 50.6 in 42.6 in
Width, Max w/o mirrors
67.6 in 67.6 in 80.0 in 67.6 in
Length, Overall
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Front Hip Room
53.3 in 53.3 in 62.5 in 53.3 in
Height, Overall
65.2 in 64.9 in 73.6 in 65.5 in
Passenger Capacity
3 3 3 3
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 in 57.1 in 65.2 in 57.1 in
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper
N/A N/A 47.2 in N/A
Second Hip Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Second Leg Room
N/A N/A N/A N/A
Wheelbase
111.3 in 111.3 in 119.0 in 111.3 in
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper
192.4 in 192.4 in 205.6 in 192.4 in
Cargo Volume
44.0 ft³ 44.0 ft³ 60.7 ft³ 44.0 ft³
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear
N/A - 61.5 in -
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume
N/A - N/A -

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