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2008 Ford Ranger

2009 GMC Canyon

  2008 Ford Ranger 2WD 2-door SuperCab 126" Sport Angular Front Exterior View 2009 GMC Canyon
MSRP
$14,490
$16,705
Invoice $13,731 $15,953
MPG
City/Highway
15/26 15/24
Rating
6.4
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Ford Ranger’s best, highest use is as an inexpensive work truck or off-road play toy. Anything else exposes the flaws in its seating, its fuel economy, its available features and in its performance. 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
  • Four-cylinder fuel economy
  • Available off-road model

Dislikes:

  • No V-8 option
  • No four-door option
  • Short six-foot bed

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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