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2022 GMC Canyon vs. 2022 RAM 2500 Review

Picture of the 2022 GMC Canyon

2022 GMC
Canyon

MSRP*: $27,100 to $45,300
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Picture of the 2022 RAM 2500

2022 RAM
2500

MSRP*: $42,775 to $75,355
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG Info not available
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 MPG Info not available
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 2 - 6 seats
Cargo Space 41.3 - 49.9 ft3 57.5 - 74.7 ft3
Engine
  • 181-hp, 2.8-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Diesel Fuel)
  • 200-hp, 2.5-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 308-hp, 3.6-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 410-hp, 6.4-liter, 8 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T, Transmission Overdrive Switch 6-Speed A/T, 8-Speed A/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 200 - 308 hp 410 hp
Towing Capacity 7,000 - 7,700 lbs 10,520 - 15,220 lbs
Exterior Length 212.4 - 224.6 in 232.0 - 260.8 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 79.1 - 79.5 in
Leg Room Front 45.0 in
Rear 28.6 - 35.8 in
Front 40.9 in
Rear 40.2 - 43.1 in
Head Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 36.7 - 38.3 in
Front 39.8 - 40.9 in
Rear 39.8 - 40.3 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 RAM 2500 than in 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 RAM 2500.

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 RAM 2500, when considering MSRP.

Dimensions
Since the GMC Canyon is much slimmer than the RAM 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 RAM 2500.

Handling
The GMC Canyon has a significantly smaller turning radius than the RAM 2500, allowing you to more easily maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
In terms of towing capacity, the RAM 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 RAM 2500.

Powertrain
The GMC Canyon offers much less torque than the RAM 2500, which generally means that it won't feel as fast or powerful.

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