Compare 2021 GMC Canyon vs 2021 Toyota Tacoma

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 $39,018 $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
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Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT
Style MPG City MPG Hwy Invoice MSRP
Tacoma 2WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $36,134 $39,005
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $24,610 $26,250
Tacoma 2WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $26,729 $28,510
Tacoma 2WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $25,087 $27,080
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,287 $28,040
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,236 $31,185
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed I4 AT 20 23 $26,800 $28,930
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $29,951 $32,330
Tacoma 2WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $30,413 $32,830
Tacoma 2WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,880 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,087 $33,160
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $31,881 $34,415
Tacoma 2WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 19 24 $32,345 $34,915
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $38,983 $42,080
Tacoma 4WD Limited Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $39,447 $42,580
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $27,493 $29,325
Tacoma 4WD SR Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $29,978 $31,975
Tacoma 4WD SR Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $30,122 $32,515
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT N/A N/A $29,170 $31,115
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,367 $34,525
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $32,798 $35,405
Tacoma 4WD SR5 Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $33,263 $35,905
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $34,165 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,628 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Off Road Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $35,194 $37,990
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT 18 22 $43,430 $46,880
Tacoma 4WD TRD Pro Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $40,926 $44,175
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,166 $36,445
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Access Cab 6' Bed V6 MT 17 21 $32,752 $34,935
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $34,629 $37,380
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 5' Bed V6 MT 17 20 $32,933 $35,550
Tacoma 4WD TRD Sport Double Cab 6' Bed V6 AT N/A N/A $35,194 $37,990
Pricing
Invoice Price
$39,018
$36,134
Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price
$40,900
$39,005
Monthly Payment Estimate
$682 / month
$650 / month
The Car Connection's Take
TCC Rating
4.8
5.0
TCC’s Bottom Line
The 2021 GMC Canyon looks good and performs well, but falters on safety. The 2021 Toyota Tacoma wears its age like a badge of honor.
TCC Likes
TCC Dislikes
Fuel Economy
City
18 mpg 19 mpg
Highway
25 mpg 24 mpg
Interior Dimensions
Second Leg Room (in)
35.8 32.6
Front Head Room (in)
41.4 39.7
Second Hip Room (in)
53.3 56.3
Front Shoulder Room (in)
57.5 58.3
Passenger Capacity
5 5
Second Head Room (in)
38.3 38.3
Second Shoulder Room (in)
56.2 58.9
Front Leg Room (in)
45 42.9
Front Hip Room (in)
55 57.2
Exterior Dimensions
Ground Clearance, Front (in)
8.3 -
Cab to Axle (in)
23.94 -
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in)
74.3 75.2
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)
212.4 212.3
Ground Clearance, Rear (in)
8.3 -
Cab to End of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Height, Overall (in)
70.7 70.6
Ground to Top of Frame (in)
- TBD - -
Overhang, Rear w/o bumper (in)
47.2 -
Wheelbase (in)
128.3 127.4
Cargo Area Dimensions
Cargo Box Width @ Wheelhousings (in)
44.4 41.5
Tailgate Width (in)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Length @ Floor (in)
61.7 60.5
Ext'd Cab Cargo Volume (ft³)
- TBD - -
Cargo Box Width @ Floor (in)
57.8 56.7
Cargo Box (Area) Height (in)
- TBD - 19.1
Cargo Volume (ft³)
41.3 -
Cargo Box Width @ Top, Rear (in)
- TBD - 56.7
Brakes
Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.75 x - TBD - 10
Brake ABS System
4-Wheel 4-Wheel
Rear Drum Diam x Width (in)
NA 10
Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes Yes
Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness (in)
12.2 x - TBD - 10.8
Brake Type
Pwr Front Disc/Rear Drum
Drum - Rear (Yes or )
NA Yes
Brake ABS System (Second Line)
NA 4-Wheel
Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes -
Fuel Tank
Aux Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
NA -
Aux Fuel Tank Location
NA -
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal)
21 21.1
Fuel Tank Location
- TBD - -
Steering
Steering Ratio (:1), On Center
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb (ft)
41.3 40.6
Steering Type
Electric Rack & Pinion Rack-Pinion
Steering Ratio (:1), At Lock
- TBD - -
Turning Diameter - Wall to Wall (ft)
- TBD - -
Tires
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Front
- TBD - -
Rear Tire Size
255/55R20 P265/60SR18
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 P265/60SR18
Revolutions/Mile @ 45 mph - Rear
- TBD - -
Spare Tire Size
255/65R17 Full-Size
Front Tire Order Code
QQD NA
Rear Tire Capacity (lbs)
3500 -
Spare Tire Order Code
ZAO NA
Trailering
Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
700 670
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 6700
Fifth Wheel Hitch - Max Trailer Wt. (lbs)
NA -
Maximum Trailering Capacity (lbs)
7000 6700
Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt. (lbs)
500 500
Weight Information
Curb Weight - Front (lbs)
2239 -
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating Cap (lbs)
5800 5600
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Gross Combined Wt Rating (lbs)
12000 11360
Curb Weight - Rear (lbs)
1761 -
Gross Axle Wt Rating - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Wheels
Spare Wheel Size (in)
17 x 8 Full-Size
Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Rear Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 18 X 7.5
Front Wheel Material
Aluminum Aluminum
Spare Wheel Material
Steel Steel
Front Wheel Size (in)
20 x 8.5 18 X 7.5
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 - 130
Cold Cranking Amps @ 0° F (Primary)
- TBD - -
Engine
Engine Type
Gas V6 Regular Unleaded V-6
Fuel System
Direct Injection Port/Direct Injection
Engine Oil Cooler
NA Regular Duty
SAE Net Torque @ RPM
275 @ 4000 265 @ 4600
Engine Order Code
LGZ NA
Displacement
3.6L/222 3.5 L/211
SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
308 @ 6800 278 @ 6000
Mileage
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG)
25 24
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG)
18 19
Fuel Economy Est-Combined (MPG)
21 21
Transmission
Second Gear Ratio (:1)
3.04 2.09
Trans Order Code
M5T NA
Transfer Case Power Take Off
NA No
Trans Power Take Off
NA -
Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.66 1.00
Trans Description Cont.
Automatic Automatic w/OD
Transfer Case Model
N/A None
Sixth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00 0.58
First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.62 3.60
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), Low
NA -
Eighth Gear Ratio (:1)
0.66 -
Clutch Size (in)
NA -
Third Gear Ratio (:1)
2.07 1.49
Trans Type
8 6
Trans PTO Access
NA No
Drivetrain
Rear Wheel Drive Rear Wheel Drive
Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.26 0.69
Trans Description Cont. Again
NA NA
Transfer Case Gear Ratio (:1), High
NA -
Seventh Gear Ratio (:1)
0.85 -
Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.93 3.73
Summary
Vehicle Name
GMC Canyon Toyota Tacoma 2WD
Body Code
E63 T
Body Style
Crew Cab Pickup Double Cab
Suspension
Shock Absorber Diameter - Rear (mm)
NA -
Axle Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Suspension Type - Rear
2-Stage Multi-Leaf Leaf
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Rear (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Front
NA 3.91
Spring Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Shock Absorber Diameter - Front (mm)
NA -
Axle Type - Rear
Semi-Floating Rigid Axle
Suspension Type - Front
Independent Coil Double Wishbone
Stabilizer Bar Diameter - Front (in)
- TBD - -
Axle Capacity - Rear (lbs)
3500 -
Spring Capacity - Front (lbs)
3200 -
Axle Ratio (:1) - Rear
3.42 3.91
Axle Type - Front
Independent Independent
Frame
Frame Type
Fully-boxed -
Emissions
Tons/yr of CO2 Emissions @ 15K mi/year
8.5 8.5
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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