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2020 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
George Kennedy Preview:

The midsize truck market has made quite the comeback in the past decade. Many of the traditional big-truck players are back to offering smaller pickups, imbuing them with the latest te...

2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD
George Kennedy Preview:

For 2020, the Sierra 1500 features a number of upgrades to keep it at the forefront of the full-size light-duty pickup truck market. Shoppers can choose from a range of engines, incl...

Specs

2020 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD
Powertrain
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
17 MPG
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--
--
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
24 MPG
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--
--
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 24 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Diesel
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 3,400 RPM
308 hp @ 6,800 RPM
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277 hp @ 3,750 RPM
355 hp @ 5,600 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
275 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
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460 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
383 lb-ft @ 4,100 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
8 cylinders
Compression Ratio
16.5:1
11.5:1
11.5:1
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11:1
Displacement
2,800 cc
3,600 cc
6,200 cc
3,000 cc
5,300 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.94 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
4.06 in x 3.62 in
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3.78 in x 3.62 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Overall 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Driver 4 stars 4 stars
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Crash Overall 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Pole Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 44.5 in
Back Legroom 35.8 in 43.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 9,400 lbs
Exterior
Length 212.4 in 231.7 in
Width 83.9 in 81.2 in
Height 70.6 in 78.4 in
Wheelbase 128.3 in 147.5 in
Bed Length 61.7 in 69.9 in

Available Options

2020 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Sky Metallic
  • Onyx Black
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel, Di, 4-Cylinder
  • LPO, Performance Air Intake System
  • All Terrain X Package
  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System
  • Driver Alert Package
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Black, 3" Round, Off-Road Step Bars
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Black, 5" Rectangular
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Chrome, 5" Rectangular
  • LPO, Exterior Convenience Package
  • LPO, Power Package
  • LPO, Sport Bar, Bed-Mounted, Tubular
  • LPO, Vinyl Tonneau Cover With Integrated Support Bows
2020 GMC Sierra 1500
AT4 Crew Cab 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Carbon Black Metallic
  • Dark Sky Metallic
  • Onyx Black
  • Pacific Blue Metallic
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • Smokey Quartz Metallic
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Engine, 6.2L Ecotec3 V8
  • Engine, Duramax 3.0L Turbo-Diesel I6
  • AT4 CARBONPRO Edition
  • AT4 Preferred Package
  • AT4 Premium Package
  • Driver Alert Package I
  • Driver Alert Package II
  • LPO, Accessory Assist Step, Off-Road, Black
  • LPO, Assist Step And Tonneau Package
  • LPO, Assist Steps, Black Tubular, 6" Rectangular Wheel To Wheel
  • LPO, Auxiliary Trailer Camera, Wired, One Camera And Hardware
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 4" Round
  • LPO, Black Tubular Assist Steps, 6" Rectangular
  • LPO, Body Color Wheel Arch Moldings
  • LPO, Cargo Convenience Package
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust
  • LPO, Front Brake Kit-Performance
  • LPO, Performance Air Intake System
  • LPO, Performance Upgrade Package
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Hard Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Tri-Fold Soft Tonneau Cover
  • MULTIPRO Audio System By Kicker
  • Off-Road Performance Package
  • Sunroof, Power
  • Technology Package
  • Wheels, 20" X 9" (50.8 CM X 22.9 CM) Machined Aluminum With Carbon Grey Metallic Accents

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