If you haven’t fallen head-over-heels for the Canyon, it's worth checking out the Chevrolet Colorado, which can be cheaper and has better-packaged options.
Off-roading fans will long for the ZR2 model, too.
The Toyota Tacoma has long been the leader of the pack, but the GM twins have overtaken the Taco in recent years thanks to superior quality.
The Nissan Frontier has been largely unchanged since 2005 but is a lot cheaper and can be had at a significant discount.
For those who want more comfort, the crossover-based Honda Ridgeline is slightly less capable, but much more livable.
Top-tier Canyon buyers would be smart to cross-shop a larger Sierra too if their parking options allow.
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|2019 GMC CanyonBrowse Used Listings||2019 Chevrolet ColoradoBrowse Used Listings||2019 GMC Sierra 1500Browse Used Listings||2019 Honda RidgelineBrowse Used Listings||2019 Nissan FrontierGet Your Price||2019 Toyota TacomaBrowse Used Listings|
|17 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||16 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||18 MPG City / 26 MPG Hwy||15 MPG City / 23 MPG Hwy||17 MPG City / 24 MPG Hwy|
|Gas I4||Gas I4||Gas V6||Regular Unleaded V-6||Regular Unleaded I-4||Regular Unleaded I-4|
|2WD Ext Cab 128.3" SL||2WD Ext Cab 128.3" Base||2WD Reg Cab 140"||RT 2WD||King Cab 4x2 S Manual||SR Access Cab 6' Bed I4 AT (GS)|
|Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Front Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive||Rear Wheel Drive|
|Extended Cab Pickup||Extended Cab Pickup||Reg Cab Pickup||Crew Cab||King Cab||Access Cab|
|Automatic||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic w/OD||Manual w/OD||Automatic w/OD|
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|2019 GMC Canyon vs. 2019 Chevrolet Colorado||2019 GMC Canyon vs. 2019 GMC Sierra 1500||2019 GMC Canyon vs. 2019 Honda Ridgeline||2019 GMC Canyon vs. 2019 Nissan Frontier||2019 GMC Canyon vs. 2019 Toyota Tacoma|