9 reviews
2012 GMC Canyon
2012 GMC Canyon
Available Price Range $10,792-$25,388 TrimsN/A Combined MPG 18-21 SeatsN/A

Our Take on the 2012 GMC Canyon

Our Take

The GMC Canyon is almost identical to the Chevrolet Colorado, sharing the same platform but adding some style and trim differences that appeal to those who want a little more flash in their midsize pickup truck. Available in Work Truck, SLE, SLT and Z71 off-road models, as well as a variety of c... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Interior quality
  • Very small jump seats in extended-cab trucks

Notable Features

  • Bodyguard Package includes molded splash guards and bed rail protection
  • Available chrome fuel door and exhaust tip
  • Bluetooth connectivity added to stereo
  • Automatic rear locking differential standard on 4WD and crew cabs

Reviews

Consumer Reviews

4.2

Average based on 9 reviews

Write a Review

GMC Canyon 2012 Very Reliable Truck

by gymmy2012 from Pacific Grove, CA on January 29, 2012

Most reliable truck for me I've owned GMC Canyon 2012. Good millege, cabin, looks nice and drive smooth.

Finance

Estimate your monthly loan payment.
Asking Price Range
$17,490 - $31,790
Calculate Monthly Payments

Safety

Crash-Test Reports

Recalls

There are currently 2 recalls for this car.


Safety defects and recalls are relatively common. Stay informed and know what to do ahead of time.

Safety defects and recalls explained

Warranty Coverage

Bumper-to-Bumper

36mo/36,000mi

Powertrain

60mo/100,000mi

Roadside Assistance Coverage

60mo/100,000mi

What you should get in your warranty can be confusing. Make sure you are informed.

Learn More About Warranties

Warranties Explained

Bumper-to-Bumper

Often called a basic warranty or new-vehicle warranty, a bumper-to-bumper policy covers components like air conditioning, audio systems, vehicle sensors, fuel systems and major electrical components. Most policies exclude regular maintenance like fluid top offs and oil changes, but a few brands have separate free-maintenance provisions, and those that do offer them is slowly rising. Bumper-to-bumper warranties typically expire faster than powertrain warranties.

Powertrain

Don't be misled a 10-year or 100,000-mile powertrain warranty doesn't promise a decade of free repairs for your car. It typically covers just the engine and transmission, along with any other moving parts that lead to the wheels, like the driveshaft and constant velocity joints. Some automakers also bundle seat belts and airbags into their powertrain warranties. With a few exceptions, powertrain warranties don't cover regular maintenance like engine tuneups and tire rotations.

Roadside Assistance

Some automakers include roadside assistance with their bumper-to-bumper or powertrain warranties, while others have separate policies. These programs cover anything from flat-tire changes and locksmith services to jump-starts and towing. Few reimburse incidental costs like motel rooms (if you have to wait for repairs).

Free Scheduled Maintenance

Some automakers include free scheduled maintenance for items such as oil changes, air filters and tire rotations. Some include consumables including brake pads and windshield wipers; others do not. They are typically for the first couple of years of ownership of a new car.

Similar Models

Select up to three models to compare with the 2012 GMC Canyon

Comments