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2021 GMC Canyon vs. 2020 Honda Ridgeline Review

New 2021 GMC Canyon

2021 GMC
Canyon

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New 2020 Honda Ridgeline

2020 Honda
Ridgeline

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MSRP*
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$26,400 to $44,700
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$33,900 to $43,520
Invoice* $25,450 to $42,644 $30,995 to $39,770
MPG - City 17 - 19 19
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 24 - 26
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 V-6
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 5
Basic Warranty 3 years/36,000 miles 3 years/36,000 miles
Overall Safety Rating** **** *****
Frontal Crash Rating** **** *****
Side Crash Rating** ***** *****

**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
Passengers in the extended cab may find themselves a little more squished in the GMC Canyon than the Honda Ridgeline. The GMC Canyon will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Honda Ridgeline.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Canyon as you will with the Honda Ridgeline, as they can travel a similar number of miles on a tank of gas.

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). When looking only at MSRP, the GMC Canyon will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Honda Ridgeline. The destination charge is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. The GMC Canyon will cost more in transportation costs than the Honda Ridgeline.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Canyon is much slimmer than the Honda Ridgeline, it'll be much easier to find a wide enough space in a crowded parking lot. When looking at overall length, the GMC Canyon takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Honda Ridgeline.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the GMC Canyon transmits a bit more power to the wheels than the Honda Ridgeline.

Handling
The GMC Canyon has a smaller turning radius than the Honda Ridgeline, allowing you to more easily get in and out of tight spots.

Performance
When considering towing capacity, the GMC Canyon is clearly the choice over the Honda Ridgeline for pulling heavy loads. The GMC Canyon has a little more horsepower than the Honda Ridgeline.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Canyon as you will the Honda Ridgeline. The GMC Canyon has a slightly greater cargo capacity for your lumber or other material than the Honda Ridgeline.

Warranty
The GMC Canyon comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Honda Ridgeline.