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2005 GMC Canyon Overview

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Trims

SL Z71 2WD
Avg. Price: $10,137
SL Z71 4WD
SL Z71 Ext Cab 2WD
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $11,070
SL Z71 Ext Cab 4WD
4 national listings
Avg. Price: $11,666
SL Z85 2WD
Avg. Price: $8,781
SL Z85 4WD
Avg. Price: $10,578
SL Z85 Ext Cab 2WD
Avg. Price: $10,441
SL Z85 Ext Cab 4WD
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $11,501
SLE Z71 2WD
Avg. Price: $11,400
SLE Z71 4WD
Avg. Price: $10,280
SLE Z71 Crew Cab 2WD
Avg. Price: $11,318
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Average User Score

3.85 stars

Based on 8 reviews

It Has Been Faithfull!!! by floridianbrn
 — 2010- Performance- Not the fastest,but does great on towing. Wanders a little on the road with the slightest breeze, brakes true and fast,cruises like a dream. Build Quality- Built on a good day with ... Read More
Great For Light Truck Users by lpdxon
 — Crew cab is great, this is the perfect size truck for what I need. Full size is too big and I don't haul anything, but I like to take my wife and kid camping or throw junk in the bed doing house work,... Read More
Best Truck by Joseph
 — xcellent truck!! love it and with manual transmission, its a joy to rip around in!! It has plenty of space for the kids, and has excellent gas milage for road trips to, well, wherever!! nearing its ... Read More

2005 GMC Canyon Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 8 reviews

2005 GMC Canyon

The GMC Canyon focused on bells and whistles in 2005.  The midsize pickup now offered a sunroof, leather seats in the Extended Cab trims, and the ability to play mp3's in the audio system.  Otherwise, you won't find too many differences from the '04 GMC Canyon.  The 2005 Canyon offers 24 trims and enables you to choose between 2 standard engines: a 2.8 L, 175 hp I4 powertrain or a 3.5 L, 220 hp I5 with either 4 speed automatic or 5 speed manual transmission, depending on the trim.

On average, expect to get 19 mpg in the city and 25 on the highway.  Standard Cab trims have 2 doors and seat 3 while Extended and Crew Cab trims have 4 doors and seat 5-6.  As for towing capacity, you'll have the power to tow anywhere from 1500 to 4000 lbs. on average, depending which trim you choose.

Overall, the 2005 GMC Canyon presents a mixed bag to prospective buyers.  While you get good gas mileage and an easy-to-use instrument panel, you also don't have a V6 or V8 engine to boost overall power and towing capacity.  In addition, the interior design and materials could use some work.  Consumers in the market for a pickup truck who don't need the horsepower or pizzazz of the Canyon's counterparts will still appreciate this overall solid domestic vehicle.

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GMC Canyon Questions

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Can I Fit A 31x10.50 R15 On My 2005 Gmc Canyon 2wd 5cyl Reg Cab With No Off...

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debouta
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I Was Wondering What Would Cause The Starter To Burn Up Twice?

I've had to replace the starter on my 2005 GMC Canyon twice after they burn out and its not cheap. Shouldn't the starter be protected by a fuse or circuit breaker?

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ndp
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What Size Tires Are On The 4 Door Crew Cab?

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Tire Size

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