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2022 GMC Canyon vs. 2022 Toyota Tacoma Review

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2022 GMC
Canyon

MSRP*: $26,800 to $45,000
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2022 Toyota
Tacoma

MSRP*: $27,150 to $43,480
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MPG - City 17 - 19 MPG 17 - 20 MPG
MPG - Hwy 24 - 25 MPG 20 - 24 MPG
Seating Capacity 2 - 5 seats 2 - 5 seats
Cargo Space 41.3 - 49.9 ft3 Info not available
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)
  • 159-hp, 2.7-liter, 4 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
  • 278-hp, 3.5-liter, V6 Cylinder Engine (Gasoline Fuel)
Transmission 6-Speed A/T, Transmission Overdrive Switch 6-Speed A/T, M/T
Drivetrain Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive Four Wheel Drive, Rear Wheel Drive
Horsepower 200 - 308 hp 159 - 278 hp
Towing Capacity 7,000 - 7,700 lbs 3,500 - 6,800 lbs
Exterior Length 212.4 - 224.6 in 212.3 - 225.5 in
Exterior Width 74.3 in 74.4 - 75.2 in
Leg Room Front 45.0 in
Rear 28.6 - 35.8 in
Front 42.9 in
Rear 24.6 - 32.6 in
Head Room Front 41.4 in
Rear 36.7 - 38.3 in
Front 39.7 in
Rear 34.9 - 38.3 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
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.

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.

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.

Powertrain
With somewhat higher torque, the engine of the GMC Canyon transmits a bit more power to the wheels 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.