NEW FOR 2012:

– No changes

For 2012, the GMC Canyon is unchanged.

The Canyon offers a choice of three engines: a 2.9-litre four-cylinder, 3.7-litre inline five-cylinder, and a 5.3-litre V8. Transmission choices are a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic. The Regular, Extended and Crew Cab configurations come in 2WD or 4WD, and all in the two trim lines. The 2.9-litre is available in Regular and Extended Cab models, and in the 2WD Crew Cab; the 3.7-litre is optional on all Regular and Extended Cab models, and standard in the 4WD Crew Cab; the 5.3-litre is optional on all Extended and Crew Cab models.

Features on the SLE-1 include 16-inch steel wheels, air conditioning, fog lamps, two-position tailgate, variable intermittent wipers, cruise control, carpet floor with rubber mats, driver information centre, tire pressure monitoring system, leather-wrapped tilt wheel, 60/40 cloth split front bench seat, AM/FM stereo, automatic headlamps, and OnStar.

The SLE-2 adds 16-inch alloy wheels, privacy tinted rear windows, and CD/MP3 stereo. The Crew Cab adds power mirrors, power windows, power locks with keyless entry, and anti-theft alarm, a package that can be added to the 1LT Regular and Extended Cab models.

Extended Cab models have folding rear jump seats with under-seat storage, while Crew Cab models have a rear 60/40 flat-folding split-bench seat.

The Canyon is also sold as the Chevrolet Colorado.

 

Type 2-door, 3-passenger compact pickup
  2-door, 5-passenger compact pickup
  4-door, 6-passenger compact pickup
Layout Front engine/rear-wheel drive/4WD
Engine 2.9-litre I4, DOHC, 16 valves
  3.7-litre I5, DOHC, 20 valves
  5.3-litre V8, OHV, 16 valves
Horsepower 185 @ 5600 rpm
  242 @ 5600 rpm
  300 @ 5200 rpm
Torque 190 @ 2800 rpm
  242 @ 4600 rpm
  320 @ 4000 rpm
Transmission 5-speed manual
  4-speed automatic (optional)
  4-speed automatic (Crew 4WD)
Tires 2WD P215/70R16 all-season
Tires 4WD P235/75R16 all-season
Curb weight Reg Cab 2WD I4 1527 kg (3366 lbs)(M/T)
  1542 kg (3399 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Reg Cab 2WD I5 1567 kg (3455 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Ext Cab 2WD 14 1614 kg (3559 lbs)(M/T)
  1629 kg (3592 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Ext Cab 2WD I5 1655 kg (3649 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Ext Cab 2WD V8 1764 kg (3889 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Crew Cab 2WD I4 1673 kg (3688 lbs)(M/T)
  1688 kg (3721 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Crew Cab 2WD I5 1715 kg (3782 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Crew Cab 2WD V8 1820 kg (4013 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Reg Cab 4WD I4 1671 kg (3684 lbs)(M/T)
  1686 kg (3718 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Reg Cab 4WD I5 1714 kg (3779 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Ext Cab 4WD I4 1759 kg (3878 lbs)(M/T)
  1774 kg (3911 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Ext Cab 4WD I5 1802 kg (3972 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Ext Cab 4WD V8 1876 kg (4136 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Crew Cab 4WD I5 1846 kg (4070 lbs)(A/T)
Curb weight Crew Cab 4WD V8 1913 kg (4218 lbs)(A/T)
Wheelbase Reg Cab 2827 mm (111.3 in)
Wheelbase Ext & Crew Cab 3200 mm (126.0 in)
Length Reg Cab 4886 mm (192.4 in)
Length Ext & Crew Cab 5260 mm (207.1 in)
Width 2WD 1717 mm (67.6 in)
Width 4WD 1742 mm (68.6 in)
Height Reg & Ext Cab 2WD 1664 mm (65.5 in)
Height Reg & Ext Cab 4WD 1717 mm (67.6 in)
Height Crew Cab 2WD 1656 mm (65.2 in)
Height Crew Cab 4WD 1725 mm (67.9 in)
Ground clearance Reg Cab 2WD 185 mm (7.3 in)
Ground clearance Reg Cab 4WD 201 mm (7.9 in)
Ground clearance Ext Cab 2WD 185 mm (7.3 in)
Ground clearance Ext Cab 4WD 191 mm (7.5 in)
Ground clearance Crew Cab 2WD 192 mm (7.6 in)
Ground clearance Crew Cab 4WD 195 mm (7.7 in)
Towing capacity Reg 2WD I4 1088 kg (2400 lbs)(M/T)
  1542 kg (3400 lbs)(A/T)
Towing capacity Reg 4WD I4 953 kg (2100 lbs)(M/T)
  1406 kg (3100 lbs)(A/T)
Towing capacity Reg I5 1814 kg (4000 lbs)
Towing capacity Ext 2WD I4 998 kg (2200 lbs)(M/T)
  1451 kg (3200 lbs)(A/T)
Towing capacity Ext 4WD I4 862 kg (1900 lbs)(M/T)
  1315 kg (2900 lbs)(A/T)
Towing capacity Ext I5 2495 kg (5500 lbs)
Towing capacity Ext V8 2721 kg (6000 lbs)
Towing capacity Crew I4 952 kg (2100 lbs)(M/T)
  1361 kg (3000 lbs)(A/T)
Towing capacity Crew I5 2495 kg (5500 lbs)
Towing capacity Crew V8 2721 kg (6000 lbs)
Payload capacity Reg Cab 2WD 645 kg (1422 lbs)
Payload capacity Reg Cab 4WD 636 kg (1403 lbs)
Payload capacity Ext Cab 2WD 625 kg (1379 lbs)
Payload capacity Ext Cab 4WD 617 kg (1360 lbs)
Payload capacity Crew Cab 2WD 567 kg (1250 lbs)
Payload capacity Crew Cab 4WD 530 kg (1168 lbs)
Cargo capacity 1243 L (43.9 cu. ft.)
Cargo capacity Crew Cab 1039 L (36.7 cu. ft.)
Fuel consumption 2.9 4×2 M/T City: 11.4 L/100 km (25 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 7.8 L/100 km (36 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 2.9 4×2 A/T City: 11.3 L/100 km (25 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 8.1 L/100 km (35 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 2.9 4×4 M/T City: 11.7 L/100 km (24 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 8.1 L/100 km (35 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 2.9 4×4 A/T City: 12.0 L/100 km (24 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 8.5 L/100 km (33 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 3.7 4×2 A/T City: 12.5 L/100 km (23 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 8.7 L/100 km (32 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 3.7 4×4 A/T City: 12.9 L/100 km (22 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 9.0 L/100 km (31 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 3.7 Crew 4×2 City: 12.6 L/100 km (22 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 8.8 L/100 km (32 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 3.7 Crew 4×4 City: 13.3 L/100 km (21 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 9.3 L/100 km (30 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 5.3 4×2 A/T City: 14.4 L/100 km (20 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 9.9 L/100 km (29 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 5.3 4×4 A/T City: 15.2 L/100 km (19 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 10.4 L/100 km (27 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 5.3 Crew 4×2 City: 14.4 L/100 km (20 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 9.9 L/100 km (29 mpg Imp)
Fuel consumption 5.3 Crew 4×4 City: 15.3 L/100 km (18 mpg Imp)
  Hwy: 10.4 L/100 km (27 mpg Imp)
Fuel type Regular
Warranty 3 yrs/60,000 km
Powertrain warranty 5 yrs/160,000 km
Side airbags N/A
Curtain airbags Standard
Anti-lock brakes Standard
Traction control Standard
Stability control Standard
Assembly location Shreveport, Louisiana

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