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Compare 2008 GMC Canyon vs 2008 Toyota Tacoma

2008 GMC Canyon
2008 Toyota Tacoma
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2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE1
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE1 18 24 $20,069 $21,465
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE2 16 22 $20,069 $21,465
Canyon 2WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLT 16 22 $20,069 $21,465
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SL 18 24 $16,891 $17,875
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE1 18 24 $17,409 $18,620
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE2 16 22 $17,409 $18,620
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLT 16 22 $17,409 $18,620
Canyon 2WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 18 24 $16,249 $17,195
Canyon 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" SL 18 24 $14,760 $15,620
Canyon 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" SLE1 18 24 $15,104 $16,155
Canyon 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" SLE2 16 22 $15,104 $16,155
Canyon 2WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 18 24 $14,255 $15,085
Canyon 2WD Reg Chassis Cab 1SA 14 18 $16,145 $17,085
Canyon 2WD Reg Chassis Cab 1SB 14 18 $16,145 $17,085
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE1 15 21 $23,440 $25,070
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLE2 15 21 $23,440 $25,070
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 126.0" SLT 15 21 $23,440 $25,070
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" SL 16 22 $20,038 $21,205
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE1 16 22 $20,308 $21,720
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLE2 15 21 $20,308 $21,720
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" SLT 15 21 $20,308 $21,720
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 125.9" Work Truck 16 22 $19,320 $20,445
Canyon 4WD Reg Cab 111.2" SL 16 22 $18,030 $19,080
Canyon 4WD Reg Cab 111.2" SLE1 16 22 $18,382 $19,660
Canyon 4WD Reg Cab 111.2" SLE2 15 21 $18,382 $19,660
Canyon 4WD Reg Cab 111.2" Work Truck 16 22 $17,520 $18,540
Canyon 4WD Reg Chassis Cab 1SA 15 20 $19,410 $20,540
Canyon 4WD Reg Chassis Cab 1SB 15 20 $19,410 $20,540
Select style
2WD Access I4 AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma 2WD Access I4 AT 19 25 $17,083 $18,620
Tacoma 2WD Access I4 MT 20 25 $16,257 $17,720
Tacoma 2WD Access I4 MT PreRunner 20 25 $16,953 $18,480
Tacoma 2WD Access V6 AT PreRunner 16 20 $19,097 $20,815
Tacoma 2WD Access V6 MT PreRunner 15 19 $18,289 $19,935
Tacoma 2WD Access V6 MT X-Runner 15 19 $22,059 $24,045
Tacoma 2WD Dbl LB V6 AT PreRunner 16 20 $20,882 $23,040
Tacoma 2WD Dbl V6 AT PreRunner 16 20 $20,429 $22,540
Tacoma 2WD Reg I4 AT 19 25 $14,067 $15,180
Tacoma 2WD Reg I4 MT 20 25 $13,233 $14,280
Tacoma 2WD Reg I4 MT PreRunner 20 25 $14,040 $15,150
Tacoma 4WD Access I4 MT 17 22 $19,776 $21,555
Tacoma 4WD Access V6 AT 16 20 $22,008 $23,990
Tacoma 4WD Access V6 MT 15 18 $21,203 $23,110
Tacoma 4WD Dbl LB V6 AT 16 20 $23,670 $26,115
Tacoma 4WD Dbl V6 AT 16 20 $23,217 $25,615
Tacoma 4WD Dbl V6 MT 15 18 $22,418 $24,735
Tacoma 4WD Reg I4 MT 17 22 $16,890 $18,225
Pricing
Invoice Price
$20,069
$17,083
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$21,465
$18,620
Monthly Payment Estimate
$358 / month
$310 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
6.8
7.4
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2008 GMC Canyon is right-sized for today’s gas prices -- if only its engines were quieter and its rear seats more comfortable. The 2008 Toyota Tacoma covers the basics, at a price that’s lower than full-size trucks.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
24 mpg 25 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
34.8 28.2
Front Head Room (in)
39.6 39.9
Passenger Capacity
6 4
Second Hip Room (in)
52.9 53.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.7
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 35.2
Second Shoulder Room (in)
57.1 57.7
Front Leg Room (in)
42.2 41.7
Front Hip Room (in)
53.3 53.6
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
7.6 - TBD -
Cab to Axle (in)
22.6 - TBD -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
67.6 72.2
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
27.5 - TBD -
Overhang, Front (in)
33.9 - TBD -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
137.3 - TBD -
Length, Overall w/o rear bumper (in)
207.1 208.1
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Height, Overall (in)
65.2 65.7
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
- TBD - - TBD -
Wheelbase (in)
126.0 127.2
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
42.6 41.5
Tailgate Width (in)
52.4 52.9
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.1 73.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
NA - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.2 56.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
18.6 18.0
Cargo Volume (ft³)
37.0 - TBD -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
NA - TBD -
Brakes
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 10 x - TBD -
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
11.2 x 1.6 10.8 x - TBD -
Brake Type
Pwr Pwr-Assisted
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA NA
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - Midship
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
N/A NA
Aux Fuel Tank Location
N/A NA
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
19 21.0
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
17.4 17.4
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
44.3 42.0
Steering Type
Pwr Pwr Rack & Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
3.31 - TBD -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
NA - TBD -
Tires
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAA NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
NA - TBD -
Rear Tire Size
P225/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
NA - TBD -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
1633 - TBD -
Rear Tire Order Code
QET NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
1663 - TBD -
Front Tire Size
P225/75R15 P215/70R15
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
NA - TBD -
Spare Tire Size
Compact Full-size
Front Tire Order Code
QET NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
1663 - TBD -
Trailering
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 350
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
315 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (N/A)
NA NA
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
- TBD - 3500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
2100 NA
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (N/A)
NA NA
Weight Information
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5000 4850
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
2896 2685
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1594 1555
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
2533 2380
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
9500 7500
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
1961 1955
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
Compact 15 x - TBD -
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Rear Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Steel
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
15 x 6.5 15 x - TBD -
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - 9.1
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
NA - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
590 - TBD -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
125 - TBD -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA NA
Engine
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
190 @ 2800 180 @ 3800
Engine Order Code
LLV NA
Displacement
2.9L/177 2.7L/164
Engine Oil Cooler
NA NA
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5600 159 @ 5200
Engine Type
Gas I4 Gas I4
Fuel System
MFI EFI
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
24 25
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Transmission
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
First Gear Ratio (:1)
3.06 2.80
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA NA
Clutch Size (in)
NA NA
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 1.00
Trans Type
4 4
Trans PTO Access
NA - TBD -
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
NA NA
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA NA
Reverse Ratio (:1)
2.29 2.39
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
1.63 1.53
Trans Order Code
M30 NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA - TBD -
Trans Power Take Off
NA - TBD -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.70 0.71
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic w/OD Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
NA NA
Summary
Body Code
E63 - TBD -
Body Style
Crew Cab Access Cab
Vehicle Name
GMC Canyon Toyota Tacoma
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
2533 - TBD -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf Spring
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
NA NA
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 - TBD -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
30 - TBD -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating - TBD -
Suspension Type - Front
Coil Springs Double-Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
1.10 1.18
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
2900 - TBD -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
2535 - TBD -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.73 - TBD -
Axle Type - Front
Independent - TBD -
Frame
Frame Type
Ladder Ladder

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