2004 GMC Canyon Overview


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SL Z71 2WD
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SL Z71 4WD
SL Z71 Ext Cab 2WD
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $8,567
SL Z71 Ext Cab 4WD
Avg. Price: $10,232
SL Z85 2WD
4 national listings
SL Z85 4WD
SL Z85 Ext Cab 2WD
3 national listings
SL Z85 Ext Cab 4WD
Avg. Price: $9,887
Avg. Price: $8,615
SLE Z71 Crew Cab 2WD
9 national listings
Avg. Price: $8,629
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4.15 stars

Based on 7 reviews

Buy The Colorado/canyon! by Greg
 — Great fuel economy. Great performance. Great performance off road. Excellent comfort. Great daily driver. This truck does everything, and it has very low cost of ownership. It is a very fun vehi... Read More
Best Truck I Have Ever Had by t4x4gmc
 — overall the best truck out on the road. drivers who complain can't drive.fast truck,handling great, quality quality quality.great gas milege,most of all fun to drive to work and off road. last note wi... Read More
A Good Midsize Truck by Aaron
 — I've had this truck for five years and haven't had much in the way of problems, really the only one so far is that recently the lights have all started to burn out on me. Overall it's be a good truck.... Read More

2004 GMC Canyon Overview

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2004 GMC Canyon

Designated as a larger successor to the Sonoma, the Canyon debuted as GMC's new midsize pickup truck in 2004.  Replete with 24 trims and a choice between a 2.8 L, 175 hp I4 engine or a 3.5 L, 220 hp I5 model, the Canyon gave consumers the opportunity to find the right specs based on their personal preferences.   This pickup also offers a choice between 4 speed automatic and 5 speed manual transmission, depending on the trim.

For gas mileage, expect to get 19 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway.  Standard Cab trims typically have 2 doors and seat 3 while Extended and Crew Cab trims have 4 doors and seat 5-6.  Towing capacity ranges from around 2000 lbs. to 4000 lbs.  As for performance, the 2004 GMC Canyon can go from 0-60 mph in almost 10 seconds.

Reviewers have come to the general consensus that the 2004 GMC Canyon looks a bit like a 'good-field, no-hit' baseball player.  With regard to basic tasks and safety features, the Canyon does its job well.  But with the sexier specs like towing capacity and horsepower, this domestic pickup just doesn't measure up.  Pick up the 2004 GMC Canyon if you want the line's general features at the lowest price.


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Anyone Have Problems With Thier 2004 4x4 Gmc Canyon Pick Up, 45 Days I Hav...

I have received two letters talking about valve seats and the other about the gas cap being defective has anyone had any of these problems occur on their 2004 canyon, as stated I have just spent 2500...

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