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2008 Chevrolet Colorado

2009 GMC Canyon

  2008 Chevrolet Colorado 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck Angular Front Exterior View 2009 GMC Canyon
MSRP
$15,085
$16,705
Invoice $14,255 $15,953
MPG
City/Highway
14/24 15/24
Rating
6.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Chevrolet Colorado fits the bill as a compact work truck with a smaller appetite for fuel, but its engines are noisy and the rear seats on four-door models are a letdown. Read Full Review With the addition of the new V-8 option, the 2009 GMC Canyon goes from unappealing to quite competitive. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • A real compact truck
  • Variety of body styles
  • Fuel-saving four-cylinder option

Dislikes:

  • Lack of V-6 or V-8 engines
  • Interior quality
  • Six-foot bed is longest available
  • Uncomfortable rear seats don’t stow, either

Likes:

  • Relaxed and fast demeanor with the V-8
  • Range of body styles and configurations
  • Frugal four-cylinder/manual drivetrain
  • In its short-bed form, it’s a true compact truck

Dislikes:

  • Steering/roadholding
  • Rough, noisy four- and five-cylinders
  • Unimpressive plastics inside
  • No bed longer than six feet
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