Compare 2021 Ford Ranger vs 2021 GMC Canyon

2021 Ford Ranger
2021 GMC Canyon
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LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $31,833 $33,160
Ranger LARIAT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $33,922 $35,335
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $35,386 $36,860
Ranger LARIAT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $37,474 $39,035
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $24,317 $25,070
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCab Pickup Box Delete 19 18 $24,075 $24,820
Ranger XL 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $26,645 $27,470
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $28,058 $28,925
Ranger XL 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $30,386 $31,325
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCab 6' Box 21 26 $27,955 $29,120
Ranger XLT 2WD SuperCrew 5' Box 21 26 $30,043 $31,295
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCab 6' Box 20 24 $31,507 $32,820
Ranger XLT 4WD SuperCrew 5' Box 20 24 $33,595 $34,995
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2WD Crew Cab 128" Denali
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128" Denali 18 25 $39,304 $41,200
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128" Elevation 19 25 $30,718 $32,200
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 128" Elevation Standard 19 25 $27,379 $28,700
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128" Elevation 19 25 $28,906 $30,300
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 128" Elevation Standard 19 25 $25,835 $26,800
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" AT4 w/Cloth 16 22 $36,633 $38,400
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" AT4 w/Leather 16 22 $38,350 $40,200
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" Denali 16 22 $42,643 $44,700
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" Elevation 16 22 $35,584 $37,300
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" AT4 w/Cloth 16 22 $37,206 $39,000
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" AT4 w/Leather 16 22 $38,923 $40,800
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" Denali 16 22 $42,930 $45,000
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" Elevation 16 22 $36,156 $37,900
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 128" Elevation Standard 16 22 $31,040 $32,200

Pricing

Invoice Price

$31,833
$39,304

Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price

$33,160
$41,200

Monthly Payment Estimate

$553 / month
$687 / 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.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

Fuel Economy

City

21 mpg 18 mpg

Highway

26 mpg 25 mpg

Interior Dimensions

Front Hip Room (in)

55.8 55

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

Passenger Capacity

4 5

Second Head Room (in)

35.9 38.3

Second Shoulder Room (in)

55.2 56.2

Front Leg Room (in)

43.1 45

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

Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)

- 47.2

Cab to Axle (in)

- 23.94

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 -

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

Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)

NA NA

Disc - Front (Yes or )

Yes Yes

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

Fuel Tank

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

18 21

Fuel Tank Location

- - TBD -

Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)

- NA

Aux Fuel Tank Location

- NA

Steering

Steering Type

Rack-Pinion Electric Rack & Pinion

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)

42 41.3

Steering Ratio (:1), On Center

- - TBD -

Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock

- - TBD -

Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)

- - 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 - Front

- - TBD -

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare

- - TBD -

Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)

- - TBD -

Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear

- - TBD -

Trailering

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

3500 5000

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

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)

- NA

Weight Information

Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)

6050 5800

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

4145 -

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

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

Engine Order Code

99H LGZ

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

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

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

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive

First Gear Ratio (:1)

4.70 4.62

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High

- NA

Trans Power Take Off

- NA

Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low

- NA

Clutch Size (in)

- NA

Summary

Vehicle Name

Ford Ranger GMC Canyon

Body Code

T E63

Body Style

SuperCab Crew Cab Pickup

Suspension

Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)

3500 3500

Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)

2885 3200

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

Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)

- NA

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)

- - TBD -

Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)

- NA

Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)

- - TBD -

Emissions

Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year

7.7 8.4

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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