2017 GMC Canyon
2017 GMC Canyon
MSRP Range $20,940-$43,120 Trims21 Combined MPG 20-23 Seats 2-5

Our Take on the 2017 GMC Canyon

Our Take

What it is: The Canyon mid-size pickup was redesigned for the 2015 model year along with its corporate twin, the Chevrolet Colorado. The Canyon comes in two cab styles — extended and crew cab — and in two wheelbase lengths: 128 and 140 inches. Extended-cab models have rear-hinged rear... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Pricey
  • Limited gearing options
  • Standard off-road capabilities
  • Disappointing manual transmission

Notable Features

  • Four-cylinder or new V-6 gas engines
  • Turbo-diesel four-cylinder engine available
  • New eight-speed automatic with V-6
  • New Denali version
  • 7,700-pound maximum trailering capacity
  • Forward collision warning available


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21 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.


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NHTSA Ratings

Based on GMC Canyon Base

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Overall Rollover Rating

NHTSA Ratings

Based on GMC Canyon Base

Overall Front
Overall Side
Overall Rollover Rating
Side Barrier
Side Barrier Rating Driver
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
Side Pole
Side Pole Barrier combined (Front)
Side Pole Barrier combined (Rear)
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. NHTSA provides vehicle safety information such as front- and side-crash ratings and rollover ratings. Vehicles are rated using a star rating system from 1-5 stars, with 5 being the highest.


Great news! There are currently no known recalls on 2017 GMC Canyon.

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