2016 GMC Canyon vs 2016 Toyota Tacoma

In the last few years, the midsize truck has made a big comeback. Drivers have always had a love for trucks, but many felt that a full size model was way more than what they would ever need. With a midsize version, the truck styling is all there, along with just the right amount of power to meet these drivers’ needs. Thanks to the comeback, auto brands are really vamping up their models to make them the best, but that can make your job of choosing one more difficult. With a little help from us and our 2016 GMC Canyon vs 2016 Toyota Tacoma comparison, you can narrow down your decision.

Both models offer a variety of style options to meet the various needs of drivers, including box length and cab size variations. The 2016 GMC Canyon is available in extended and crew cab formats with a short, regular, or long box.

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2016 GMC Canyon VS 2016 Toyota Tacoma
$20,955 MSRP $23,660


2.8L DURAMAX Turbo-Diesel I4

Engine Options

2.7L 4-cylinder DOHC VVT-i

305 Max. Horsepower 278
20 mpg city, 27 mpg highway Standard Fuel Economy 19 mpg city, 24 mpg highway

Place 2016 GMC Canyon Engine Power

For engine choices, the 2016 GMC Canyon is available with either a 200 horsepower 2.5L I4 DI DOHC, a 181 horsepower 2.8L DURAMAX Turbo-Diesel I4, or a 305 horsepower 3.6L V6 DI DOHC. These powerful engines allow for a maximum towing capacity of 3,500 to 7,600+ pounds.

Besides the power of the engine, the 2016 GMC Canyon is optionally available with 4-wheel drive. This drivetrain offers the most power and traction, and gives the midsize truck the ability to handle the roughest terrain off the highway.

If you have any questions about the 2016 GMC Canyon vs 2016 Toyota Tacoma comparison, please contact a sales professional at Davenport Autopark.

2016 GMC Canyon front profile
Interior of 2016 GMC Canyon
2016 GMC Canyon with tailgate down
2016 GMC Canyon with Kayaks