2006 GMC Canyon

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11 reviews
Available Price Range $4,595-$15,831 Trims26 Combined MPG 20-23 Seats 2-6

Our Take on the 2006 GMC Canyon

Our Take

GMC introduced the Canyon pickup truck for the 2004 model year. Designed from the ground up, the Canyon is similar to Chevrolet's Colorado pickup. Both were larger than the previous compact mo... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Ride comfort in city
  • Rear-seat passenger space
  • Resale value of regular-cab 2WD models

Notable Features

  • 175- or 220-hp engine
  • Three cab configurations
  • Available sport-tuned suspension
  • Optional side-curtain airbags
  • Available High-Stance Off-Road model


Consumer Reviews

4.3 out of 5

Based on 11 reviews

most fuel efficient truck I've driven

by truckin along from Raleigh, NC on May 17, 2010

I've had my 2006 GMC Canyon Crew Cab Z71 4WD for almost 3 years and 50,000 miles now, and I am still quite happy with it. I get about 25mpg on the highway, and 17-18 when mixed with city driving, whic... Read Full Review

26 Trims Available

A trim is a style of a vehicle model. Each higher trim has different or upgraded features from the previous trim along with a price increase. Learn more about trims

Trims Explained

When talking about cars, “trims” is a way of differentiating between different versions of the same model. Typically, most start with a no-frills, or “base” trim, and as features are added, or a different engine, drivetrain (gas vs. hybrid, for example) or transmission are included, trim names change and prices go up. It’s important to carefully check the trims of the car you’re interested in to make sure that you’re getting the features you want, or that you’re not overpaying for features you don’t want.


Crash-Test Reports


There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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