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2021 GMC Canyon vs. 2020 Toyota Tacoma Review

New 2021 GMC Canyon

2021 GMC
Canyon

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New 2020 Toyota Tacoma

2020 Toyota
Tacoma

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MSRP*
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$26,400 to $44,700
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$26,050 to $46,665
Invoice* $25,450 to $42,644 $24,422 to $43,230
MPG - City 17 - 19 17 - 20
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 20 - 24
Engine(s) Inline-4, V-6 Inline-4, V-6
Seating Capacity 4 - 5 4 - 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 will be able to stretch out a lot more with the GMC Canyon than the Toyota Tacoma. The GMC Canyon will be a favorite with tall drivers and their passengers, since it has much greater head- and legroom than the Toyota Tacoma.

Convenience
You'll be making about the same number of stops at the gas station with the GMC Canyon as you will with the Toyota Tacoma, 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). The GMC Canyon is somewhat more expensive than the Toyota Tacoma. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the GMC Canyon and the Toyota Tacoma have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
The GMC Canyon is a little narrower than the Toyota Tacoma, so you'll have an easier time getting in and out of the car in a tight parking spot. When looking at overall length, the GMC Canyon takes up about the same amount of space in your garage as the Toyota Tacoma.

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

Handling
The GMC Canyon has a similar turning radius to the Toyota Tacoma, so both should maneuver just as easily in and out of tight spots.

Performance
With the GMC Canyon, you'll be able to pull heavier loads than the Toyota Tacoma, due to its slightly better towing capacity. The GMC Canyon has a little more horsepower than the Toyota Tacoma.

Utility
In terms of seating, you'll be able to fit the same number of people in the GMC Canyon as you will the Toyota Tacoma.

Warranty
The GMC Canyon comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Toyota Tacoma.