How Does Car & Driver Rate the GMC Canyon Diesel?


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Car & Driver does not specifically rate the GMC Canyon diesel, as it is not available until 2016. It rates all current trims of the GMC Canyon with a bit over four stars out of five, as of 2015.

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The GMC Canyon is number two on the list of midsize pickup trucks. Some of the pros of the GMC Canyon, as reported by Car & Driver, include its good looks, power and interior. The cons of the GMC Canyon include wind noise and difficulties with tight steering, such as when pulling into a parking space. The truck is available in both manual and automatic versions and both four-cylinder and six-cylinder engines.

The four-cylinder GMC Canyon has a fuel rating of 19 miles per gallon in the city and 25 miles per gallon on the highway. The six-cylinder has a fuel rating of 17 miles per gallon in the city and 24 miles per gallon on the highway. Though the six-cylinder does not have a good fuel rating, it has more power and easily tows up to 7,000 pounds. The six-cylinder is also more powerful and faster, going from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 7.5 seconds.

The base model of the GMC Canyon starts at just over $23,000, but with options, it can reach well over $40,000.

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