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2009 GMC Canyon

2009 Chevrolet Colorado

  2009 GMC Canyon 2009 Chevrolet Colorado LT w/1LT
MSRP
$16,705
$16,705
Invoice $15,953 $15,953
MPG
City/Highway
15/24 15/24
Rating
7.0
/ 10
TCC Rating
6.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line With the addition of the new V-8 option, the 2009 GMC Canyon goes from unappealing to quite competitive. Read Full Review The new available V-8 engine is a long time coming and helps position the Colorado as a worthy rival to the most capable compacts and an alternative to full-size trucks. Read Full Review
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Dislikes

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

Likes:

  • Acceleration with the V-8
  • Fuel efficiency with the four
  • Choice of body styles
  • In short-bed form, a real compact truck

Dislikes:

  • Doesn’t steer as well as some rivals
  • The longer six-foot might still be too short
  • Lots of chintzy hard plastic inside
  • Rough-running four- and five-cylinders
  • Five-cylinder gets V-8 gas mileage
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