Compare 2021 GMC Canyon vs 2021 Honda Ridgeline

2021 GMC Canyon
2021 Honda Ridgeline
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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
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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.

TCC Likes

TCC Dislikes

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 -

Base Curb Weight (lbs)

- 4510

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 None

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

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)

1.26 1.00

Drivetrain

Rear Wheel Drive All Wheel Drive

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

8.4 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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