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User Ranking Drivers and owners ranked these cars in 9 categories.

New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
MSRP
$37,500
Invoice
$35,625
Average Price Paid
$35,895
576 listings nationwide

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2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
MSRP
$25,400
Invoice
$23,813
Average Price Paid
$23,752
278 listings nationwide

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Pricing Analysis Price analysis based on recent sales data applied to current trim without options.

2018 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
Fair Price
$36,658
Good Price
$35,163
Great Price
$34,309
2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
Fair Price
$24,573
Good Price
$23,098
Great Price
$22,254

Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2018 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$38,636
9 listings nationwide

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2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$25,551
9 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2018 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
George Kennedy Preview:

The 2018 GMC Canyon is a sharp-looking option among midsize pickup trucks, especially if you are looking for a compact pickup that embodies the flair and style of its full-size brethre...

2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
Andrew Newton Preview:

Toyota’s venerable Tacoma pickup is currently in its third generation, which was only just introduced for 2016. While it has increasingly stiff competition from the Chevrolet Colorado/...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2018 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
70
writes:
Great pick up with a lot of nice features in the highest Denali trim. Unfortunately the cabin is on the narrow...
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition AWD better.
"Honda offers more room and better tight and back support."
Value Ranked 2018 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition AWD worse.
"Basically it offers more truck with more important features, I do not believe many people will listen to the music from the Ridgeline sidewalls, the legroom and ventilated seats are much more important to me. I do not care too much about the haauling capacity since 5000 lbs for me is enough."
2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
50
writes:
I love this truck. It handles good and tows good with plenty of power. It has a good right height. I really l...
writes:
Nice truck but pricey
Value Ranked 2017 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.7L FFV 4WD better.
"Heavier and more features. I wanted a heavier truck to pull trailer with tractor"
Would Buy Ranked 2017 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition CrewMax 5.7L FFV 4WD better.
"see above "
40
writes:
I own a 99 Tacoma 4x4 which has been bullet proof. Reportedly the newer models are not as reliable. The 2018 h...
Looks/Style Ranked 2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD worse.
"The looks are a toss up but the Honda color choices are much better."
Back Seats Ranked 2018 Honda Ridgeline RTL-E AWD better.
"Better padding and more leg room in the Ridgeline back seats"

Specs

2018 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth
2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR
Powertrain 6-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
4X4
4X2
Fuel Economy, City
20 MPG
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
28 MPG
24 MPG
23 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 21 gal 21.1 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Diesel
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
181 hp @ 3,400 RPM
308 hp @ 6,800 RPM
159 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
369 lb-ft @ 2,000 RPM
275 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
180 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
16.5:1
11.5:1
10.2:1
Displacement
2,800 cc
3,600 cc
2,700 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.7 in x 3.94 in
3.7 in x 3.37 in
3.74 in x 3.74 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 --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 4 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 4 seats
Front Legroom 45 in 42.9 in
Back Legroom 35.8 in 24.6 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume -- --
Maximum Payload 1,528 lbs 1,620 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 7,000 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 7,600 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 212.4 in 212.3 in
Width 83.9 in 74.4 in
Height 70.6 in 70.6 in
Wheelbase 128.3 in 127.4 in
Bed Length 61.7 in 73.7 in

Available Options

2018 GMC Canyon
All Terrain Crew Cab 4WD with Cloth

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Onyx Black
  • Quicksilver Metallic
  • Red Quartz Tintcoat
  • Summit White

Option Packages

  • Audio System Feature, Bose Premium 7-Speaker System
  • LPO, Ladder and Utility Rack Stanchions
  • LPO, Soft Folding Tonneau Cover
  • LPO, Sport Bar, Bed-Mounted, Tubular
  • LPO, Vinyl Tonneau Cover with Integrated Support Bows
  • Engine, 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel, Di, 4-Cylinder
  • LPO, Cat-Back Performance Exhaust Upgrade System
  • 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, Grille, Body-Color Surround with Gloss Black Insert
  • All-Terrain X Package
2018 Toyota Tacoma
Access Cab I4 SR

Exterior Colors

  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Magnetic Gray Metallic
  • Midnight Black Metallic
  • Silver Sky Metallic
  • Super White

Option Packages

  • Hard Tri-Fold Tonneau Cover
  • 5" Chrome Oval Tube Steps
  • Cast Aluminum Running Boards
  • Exterior Package

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