Compare 2021 GMC Canyon vs 2021 Honda Ridgeline

2021 GMC Canyon
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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 17 24 $36,633 $38,400
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" AT4 w/Leather 17 24 $38,350 $40,200
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" Denali 17 24 $42,643 $44,700
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 128" Elevation 17 24 $35,584 $37,300
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" AT4 w/Cloth 17 24 $37,206 $39,000
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" AT4 w/Leather 17 24 $38,923 $40,800
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" Denali 17 24 $42,930 $45,000
Canyon 4WD Crew Cab 141" Elevation 17 24 $36,156 $37,900
Canyon 4WD Ext Cab 128" Elevation Standard 17 24 $31,040 $32,200
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Black Edition AWD
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Ridgeline Black Edition AWD 18 24 $40,253 $43,920
Ridgeline RTL AWD 18 24 $36,789 $39,470
Ridgeline RTL-E AWD 18 24 $38,880 $42,420
Ridgeline Sport AWD 18 24 $34,015 $36,490
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,304
$40,253
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$41,200
$43,920
Monthly Payment Estimate
$687 / month
$732 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
7.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 GMC Canyon looks good and performs well, but falters on safety. The 2021 Honda Ridgeline is the just-right pickup most users really need.
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Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 18 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Front Hip Room (in)
55 59.1
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 36.7
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 39.5
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 56.6
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 62
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.8
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 61.5
Front Leg Room (in)
45 40.9
Exterior Dimensions
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
128.3 125.2
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.3 -
Cab to Axle (in)
23.94 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 78.6
Ground to Top of Load Floor (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Front (in)
36.9 -
Frame Width, Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Front Bumper to Back of Cab (in)
- TBD - -
Length, Overall (in)
212.4 210.2
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.3 -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70.8
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.4 50
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - 51
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.7 64
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.8 60
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 16.7
Cargo Volume (ft³)
41.3 33.9
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 60
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.75 x - TBD - 13
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA NA
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 12.6
Brake Type
Pwr 4-Wheel Disc
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA NA
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 19.5
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 43.4
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAO NA
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
255/55R20 P245/60HR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Spare
- TBD - -
Front Tire Capacity (lbs)
3200 -
Rear Tire Order Code
QQD NA
Spare Tire Capacity (lbs)
- TBD - -
Front Tire Size
255/55R20 P245/60HR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
255/65R17 Compact
Front Tire Order Code
QQD NA
Trailering
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 5000
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 500
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
5000 5000
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
7000 5000
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Weight Information
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2239 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5800 6019
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 9986
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1761 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 18 X 7.5
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 Compact
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Cooling System
Total Cooling System Capacity (qts)
- TBD - -
Electrical
Maximum Alternator Watts
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (2nd)
NA -
Maximum Alternator Capacity (amps)
- TBD - -
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Gasoline Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA None
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 4000 262 @ 4700
Engine Order Code
LGZ NA
Displacement
3.6L/222 3.5 L/212
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
308 @ 6800 280 @ 6000
Mileage
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 18
Transmission
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.83
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 0.70
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.84
Trans Order Code
M5T NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.38
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
N/A Electronic
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.81
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 4.71
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 0.58
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 1.91
Trans Type
8 9
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 1.00
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Canyon Honda Ridgeline
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Crew Cab
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Multi-Link
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 4.33
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Independent
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil Strut
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 4.33
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Fully-boxed -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.4
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 Ridgeline is on sale now
  • Lease: From $329/mo.
  • Financing: From 1.9% APR
  • Rebates: No cash incentives
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