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2021 GMC Canyon vs. 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD Review

New 2021 GMC Canyon

2021 GMC
Canyon

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New 2020 GMC Sierra 3500HD

2020 GMC
Sierra 3500HD

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MSRP*
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$26,400 to $44,700
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$37,000 to $66,900
Invoice* $25,450 to $42,644 $35,002 to $62,618
MPG - City 17 - 19 N/A
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 N/A
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-8
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 3 - 6
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
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 3500HD than in the GMC Canyon. The GMC Sierra 3500HD offers just a little more head- and legroom than the GMC Canyon, making it a little roomier and more comfortable.

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 3500HD, when considering MSRP. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Canyon carries a much lower Destination Charge than the GMC Sierra 3500HD.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Canyon is much slimmer than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, 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 3500HD.

Drivetrain
The GMC Canyon offers much less torque than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

Handling
The GMC Canyon has a significantly smaller turning radius than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the GMC Sierra 3500HD 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 3500HD.

Utility
The GMC Canyon has less seating than the GMC Sierra 3500HD, making the GMC Sierra 3500HD the better choice if you often have passengers. The GMC Sierra 3500HD has a lot more cargo capacity for hauling lumber or gardening supplies than the GMC Canyon.

Warranty
The GMC Canyon comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the GMC Sierra 3500HD.