2023 GMC Canyon vs. 2024 GMC Sierra 2500 Review

Picture of the 2023 GMC Canyon

2023 GMC
Canyon

MSRP*: $36,900 to $55,500
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Picture of the 2024 GMC Sierra 2500

2024 GMC
Sierra 2500

MSRP*: $45,400 to $93,200
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MPG - City 16 - 18 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 16 - 23 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 5 seats 3 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 41.9 ft3 69.5 - 83.5 ft3
Engine
  • 310-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 470-hp, 6.6-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
Transmission Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 310 hp 401 - 470 hp
Towing Capacity 6,000 - 7,700 lbs 14,500 - 20,000 lbs
Exterior Length 213.2 in 236.3 - 266.8 in
Exterior Width 72.5 in 81.8 - 81.9 in
Leg Room Front 45.2 in
Rear 34.7 in
Front 44.5 in
Rear 35.2 - 43.4 in
Head Room Front 40.3 in
Rear 38.3 in
Front 43.0 - 43.1 in
Rear 39.9 - 40.1 in

*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
Due to its greater head- and legroom, passengers in the extended cab will be able to stretch out a lot more in the GMC Sierra 2500 than in the GMC Canyon. The GMC Sierra 2500 will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers since it has much greater head- and legroom than the GMC Canyon.

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). Clearly, the GMC Canyon is a better financial choice over the GMC Sierra 2500, when considering MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Canyon is much slimmer than the GMC Sierra 2500, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. If you go with the GMC Canyon, you'll have a much easier time finding a large enough space to park than you will with the GMC Sierra 2500.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 2500 is clearly the choice over the GMC Canyon for pulling heavy loads. When it comes to horsepower, the GMC Canyon is clearly outclassed by the GMC Sierra 2500.

Powertrain
With its lower torque engine, the GMC Canyon doesn't do as good a job transmitting horsepower to its wheels as the GMC Sierra 2500.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Canyon as you will the GMC Sierra 2500. The GMC Sierra 2500 has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the GMC Canyon.