Compare 2009 GMC Canyon vs 2009 Chevrolet Colorado

2009 GMC Canyon
2009 Chevrolet Colorado
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2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $15,953 $16,705
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" SLE1 18 24 $16,915 $17,900
2WD Reg Chassis Cab 15 20 $18,049 $18,900
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $18,097 $18,950
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 16 22 $19,300 $20,210
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE1 18 24 $19,348 $20,475
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE2 17 23 $19,348 $20,475
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE3 18 24 $19,348 $20,475
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLT 17 23 $19,348 $20,475
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" 3VL 18 24 $19,396 $20,525
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" SLE1 16 22 $20,274 $21,455
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 16 22 $21,248 $22,250
4WD Reg Chassis Cab 16 21 $21,349 $22,355
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" 3VL 18 24 $21,758 $23,025
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE1 18 24 $22,131 $23,420
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE2 17 23 $22,131 $23,420
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE3 18 24 $22,131 $23,420
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLT 17 23 $22,131 $23,420
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE1 16 22 $22,325 $23,625
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE2 16 22 $22,325 $23,625
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLT 16 22 $22,325 $23,625
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE1 16 21 $25,585 $27,075
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE2 16 21 $25,585 $27,075
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLT 16 21 $25,585 $27,075
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2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $15,953 $16,705
2WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 18 24 $16,849 $17,830
2WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 15 20 $18,049 $18,900
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $18,097 $18,950
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 17 23 $19,300 $20,210
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 18 24 $19,282 $20,405
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 17 23 $19,282 $20,405
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/3LT 15 21 $19,282 $20,405
2WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1VL 18 24 $19,396 $20,525
4WD Reg Cab 111.2" LT w/1LT 17 23 $20,161 $21,335
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 17 23 $21,248 $22,250
4WD Reg Chassis Cab Work Truck 16 21 $21,349 $22,355
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1VL 18 24 $21,758 $23,025
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 18 24 $22,046 $23,330
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 17 23 $22,046 $23,330
2WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/3LT 15 21 $22,046 $23,330
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/1LT 17 23 $22,212 $23,505
4WD Ext Cab 125.9" LT w/2LT 16 22 $22,212 $23,505
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/1LT 16 21 $25,458 $26,940
4WD Crew Cab 126.0" LT w/2LT 16 21 $25,458 $26,940
Pricing
Invoice Price
$15,953
$15,953
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$16,705
$16,705
Monthly Payment Estimate
$278 / month
$278 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
7.0
6.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
With the addition of the new V-8 option, the 2009 GMC Canyon goes from unappealing to quite competitive. 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.
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TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Leg Room (in)
44.0 44.0
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.3
Passenger Capacity
3 3
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.1
Exterior Dimensions
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - NA
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
111.3 111.3
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
- TBD - 7.7
Cab to Axle (in)
34.2 34.2
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 67.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.0 33.0
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 33.9
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - NA
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
110.9 110.9
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
192.4 192.4
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - 7.7
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.5 64.9
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.6 42.6
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 52.4
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72.8 72.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA NA
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 57.2
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.6 18.6
Cargo Volume (ft³)
44.0 44.0
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA NA
Brakes
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
NA NA
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
11.6 x 2.5 11.6 x 2.5
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 1.6 11.2 x 1.6
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 19
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Inboard LH Frame Rail
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA NA
Steering
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.31 3.31
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA NA
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
39.4 39.4
Tires
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1663 1452
Front Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA NA
Spare Tire Size
Compact Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QRD QRD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1663 1452
Spare Tire Order Code
ZCY ZCY
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA NA
Rear Tire Size
P215/70R16 P215/70R16
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA NA
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1663 1452
Rear Tire Order Code
QRD QRD
Trailering
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2400 2400
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
360 360
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
4850 4850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2633 2633
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1870 1870
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
6000 6000
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 2896
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1395 1395
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 16 x 6
Front Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
16 x 6 16 x 6
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - - TBD -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 125
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA NA
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 590
Engine
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas 4-Cyl
Fuel System
SFI SFI
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 190 @ 2800
Engine Order Code
LLV LLV
Displacement
2.9L/177 2.9L/177
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 185 @ 5600
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
20 20
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 24
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.67 3.67
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.26 2.26
Trans Order Code
MA5 MA5
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA NA
Trans Power Take Off
NA NA
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Manual w/OD Manual w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.75 3.75
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.37 1.37
Trans Type
5 5
Trans PTO Access
NA NA
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.73 0.73
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Canyon Chevrolet Colorado
Body Code
E63 E63
Body Style
Regular Cab Regular Cab
Suspension
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Coil Springs
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 1.10
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 2900
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 2633
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.73
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 30
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2633 2633
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 2900
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 30
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Semi-Floating
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder
Emissions
EPA Greenhouse Gas Score
5 5

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