Compare 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 GMC Canyon

2021 Ford Ranger
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LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $31,594 $32,910
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $33,682 $35,085
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $35,145 $36,610
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $37,234 $38,785
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $24,075 $24,820
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab Pickup Box Delete 19 18 $24,075 $24,820
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $26,403 $27,220
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $27,815 $28,675
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $30,143 $31,075
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $27,715 $28,870
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $29,804 $31,045
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $31,267 $32,570
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $33,355 $34,745
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2WD Crew Cab 128" Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128" Denali 18 25 $39,018 $40,900
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128" Elevation 19 25 $30,432 $31,900
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128" Elevation Standard 19 25 $26,998 $28,300
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128" Elevation 19 25 $28,620 $30,000
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128" Elevation Standard 19 25 $25,449 $26,400
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" AT4 w/Cloth 17 24 $36,442 $38,200
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" AT4 w/Leather 17 24 $38,160 $40,000
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" Denali 17 24 $42,357 $44,400
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" Elevation 17 24 $35,298 $37,000
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" AT4 w/Cloth 17 24 $37,015 $38,800
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" AT4 w/Leather 17 24 $38,732 $40,600
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" Denali 17 24 $42,643 $44,700
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" Elevation 17 24 $35,870 $37,600
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 128" Elevation Standard 17 24 $30,655 $31,800
Pricing
Invoice Price
$31,594
$39,018
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$32,910
$40,900
Monthly Payment Estimate
$549 / month
$682 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
5.2
4.8
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 Ford Ranger ventures further off the pavement this year with oversized off-road packages for the mid-size truck. The 2021 GMC Canyon looks good and performs well, but falters on safety.
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Fuel Economy
City
21 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
26 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Passenger Capacity
4 5
Second Leg Room (in)
30.4 35.8
Front Head Room (in)
41 41.4
Second Hip Room (in)
55.3 53.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
56.6 57.5
Second Head Room (in)
35.9 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
55.2 56.2
Front Leg Room (in)
43.1 45
Front Hip Room (in)
55.8 55
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.4 8.3
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
77.8 74.3
Overhang, Front (in)
35.8 36.9
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.4 8.3
Length, Overall (in)
210.8 212.4
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70.7
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
33.1 - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
126.8 128.3
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- 47.2
Cab to Axle (in)
- 23.94
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
20.8 - TBD -
Cargo Volume (ft³)
51.8 41.3
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
61.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.8 44.4
Tailgate Width (in)
55.4 - TBD -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
72 61.7
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
61.4 57.8
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- - TBD -
Brakes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 12.2 x - TBD -
Brake Type
4-Wheel Disc Pwr
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
4-Wheel NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.1 12.75 x - TBD -
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
18 21
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
- NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
- NA
Fuel Tank Location
- - TBD -
Steering
Steering Type
Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
42 41.3
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- - TBD -
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- - TBD -
Tires
Rear Tire Size
P265/60SR18 255/55R20
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3240 3200
Rear Tire Order Code
NA QQD
Front Tire Size
P265/60SR18 255/55R20
Spare Tire Size
Full-Size 255/65R17
Front Tire Order Code
NA QQD
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3240 3500
Spare Tire Order Code
NA ZAO
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- - TBD -
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- - TBD -
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- - TBD -
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 7000
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
3500 7000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
350 700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
3500 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- NA
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 3500
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
8650 12000
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1777 1761
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2885 3200
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2368 2239
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
6050 5800
Wheels
Rear Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 x 8.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
18 X 8 20 x 8.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Full-Size 17 x 8
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Electrical
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
800 NA
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
150 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
800 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Watts
- - TBD -
Engine
Displacement
2.3 L/140 3.6L/222
Engine Oil Cooler
None NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
270 @ 5500 308 @ 6800
Engine Type
Intercooled Turbo Regular Unleaded I-4 Gas V6
Fuel System
Gasoline Direct Injection Direct Injection
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
310 @ 3000 275 @ 4000
Engine Order Code
99H LGZ
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
21 18
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
23 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
26 25
Transmission
Trans PTO Access
No NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.15 2.07
Trans Type
10 8
Transfer Case Power Take Off
No NA
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.52 1.26
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.66
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Reverse Ratio (:1)
4.87 3.93
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.98 3.04
Trans Order Code
44U M5T
Transfer Case Model
None N/A
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.77 1.66
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.85
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.27 1.00
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.70 4.62
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
- NA
Clutch Size (in)
- NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
- NA
Trans Power Take Off
- NA
Summary
Body Style
SuperCab Crew Cab Pickup
Vehicle Name
Ford Ranger GMC Canyon
Body Code
T E63
Suspension
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 3.42
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2885 3200
Suspension Type - Rear
Leaf 2-Stage Multi-Leaf
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
3.73 NA
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 3500
Axle Type - Rear
Rigid Axle Semi-Floating
Suspension Type - Front
Short And Long Arm Independent Coil
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 3500
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2885 3200
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
- NA
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- - TBD -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
7.7 8.5
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
- Fully-boxed
Crash Test Ratings
Overall Rating
--
Overall Frontal Barrier Crash Rating
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Driver
--
Frontal Barrier Crash Rating Passenger
--
Overall Side Crash Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating
--
Side Barrier Rating Driver
--
Side Barrier Rating Passenger Rear Seat
--
Side Pole Rating Driver Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Front Seat
--
Combined Side Rating Rear Seat
--
Rollover Rating
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2021 Ford Ranger
  • 2021 Ranger arriving; 2020s still in stock
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  • 2021 Canyon selection improving
  • Lease: From $279 for 39 months
  • Rebates: Up to $3,500 off
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