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2021 Ford F-150 vs. 2021 GMC Canyon Review

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2021 Ford
F-150

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2021 GMC
Canyon

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MSRP*
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$28,940 to $74,250
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$26,800 to $45,000
Invoice* $27,638 to $69,305 $25,835 to $42,930
MPG - City 16 - 20 17 - 19
MPG - Hwy 22 - 26 24 - 25
Engine(s) V-6, V-8 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 3 - 6 4 - 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** Not Tested ****
Frontal Crash Rating** Not Tested ****
Side Crash Rating** Not Tested *****

**Vehicle crash and safety data is provided by NHTSA, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA testing was established by Congress to reduce highway deaths and injuries.

*MSRP and Invoice prices displayed are for educational purposes only, do not reflect the actual selling price of a particular vehicle, and do not include applicable gas taxes or destination charges.

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Ford F-150 offers passengers in its extended cab about the same head- and legroom as the GMC Canyon. The GMC Canyon will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Ford F-150.

Convenience
With the Ford F-150 you will definitely be making fewer stops at the gas station than with the GMC Canyon, due to its larger tank size and better fuel economy.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The Ford F-150 is somewhat more expensive than the GMC Canyon. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The Destination Charge for the Ford F-150 is much higher than that of the GMC Canyon.

Dimensions
Since the Ford F-150 is much wider than the GMC Canyon, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Ford F-150, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the GMC Canyon.

Drivetrain
Due to its much higher torque, the Ford F-150 does a much better job of transmitting the horsepower of the engine to the wheels than the GMC Canyon.

Handling
The Ford F-150 has a significantly larger turning radius than the GMC Canyon, making it much more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to tow, the Ford F-150 will do just as well as the GMC Canyon, since they have about the same towing capacity. The Ford F-150 has a little more horsepower than the GMC Canyon.

Utility
The Ford F-150 offers a little more seating capacity than the GMC Canyon, making it a better choice for those who often have a crew with them. You'll be able to haul more material in the Ford F-150 than the GMC Canyon, due to its significantly greater cargo capacity.

Warranty
The Ford F-150 comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Canyon.