• (4.2) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $4,683$15,091
  • Body Style: Truck
  • Combined MPG: 20-23
  • Engine: 175-hp, 2.8-liter I-4 (regular gas)
  • Drivetrain: 4x2
  • Towing Capacity: 1,600 lbs.
2006 GMC Canyon

Our Take on the 2006 GMC Canyon

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 models they replaced — the GMC Sonoma and Chevrolet S-10.GMC's intent with the Canyon was t... 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

2006 GMC Canyon Reviews

Consumer Reviews


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One of the best

by Biggin from Sebring, FL on January 17, 2010

My 2006 gmc canyon is one of the best trucks ive had it is a 5 speed and has the Inline 5 Vortec that is more then peppy it is close to my 350 vortec it drives wonderful and gets great mpg about 25 i ... Read Full Review

26 Trim Levels Available

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2006 GMC Canyon Safety Ratings

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There are currently 4 recalls for this car.

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Estimated Service & Repair cost: $4,400 per year.

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