Comparative Automotive Research has identified no less than 12 advantages that the GMC Canyon Reg Cab 4WD has over the Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab 4WD.
|GMC Canyon Reg Cab 4WD|
|Chevrolet Colorado Crew Cab 4WD|
The Canyon Reg Cab 4WD SLE-1, with it's standard engine, has a lower power-to-weight ratio than the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD with it's standard engine, 15.4 to 16.8. Power-to-weight ratio illustrates the relationship between curb weight and horsepower (Curb Weight / Horsepower). As a rule, the lower the ratio, the faster the vehicle.Economy
Fuel Economy and Emissions
The Canyon Reg Cab 4WD is more fuel efficient than the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD. Superior fuel efficiency makes the Canyon Reg Cab 4WD both more environmentally friendly and less expensive to operate than the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD.
|Fuel Economy Hwy||Fuel Economy City|
|Canyon Reg Cab 4WD SLE-1 3.7L I5||23 mpg.||17 mpg.|
|Colorado Crew Cab 4WD||21 mpg.||16 mpg.|
*Mileage statistics shown are for each vehicle with its standard transmission. Fuel economy is only compared for like engines (i.e. 4 cyl. to 4 cyl.)
The Canyon Reg Cab 4WD 3.7L I5 gets more miles from a tank of fuel than the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD 3.7L I5, 361 mi. vs. 342 mi.
Cost to Own
The base MSRP on the Canyon Reg Cab 4WD is less than the base MSRP on the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD as shown in the table below.
|Base Price MSRP|
|Canyon Reg Cab 4WD Work Truck||22,385|
|Canyon Reg Cab 4WD SLE-1||25,305|
|Colorado Crew Cab 4WD 1LT||28,460|
|Colorado Crew Cab 4WD 2LT||30,320|
Both the Canyon Reg Cab 4WD and the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD feature Standard driver and passenger air bags.
The Canyon Reg Cab 4WD is equipped with Standard 4WD-PT.Capacities
The Canyon Reg Cab 4WD has more interior space than the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD in the following areas:
|Leg Room, Front||Head Room, Front|
|Canyon Reg Cab 4WD||44.0 in.||39.6 in.|
|Colorado Crew Cab 4WD||42.2 in.||39.3 in.|
Standard front fold-down armrests provide the driver and front passenger a place to rest their forearms for added comfort and reduced driving fatigue. Front fold-down armrests are Not Available in the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD 2LT.
Payload and Towing
The Canyon Reg Cab 4WD has a higher payload capacity than the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD, meaning it can handle a greater total weight of passengers and cargo.
|Payload Capacity, Max||Payload Capacity, Std|
|Canyon Reg Cab 4WD||1410 lbs.||1410 lbs.|
|Colorado Crew Cab 4WD||1170 lbs.||1170 lbs.|
The Canyon Reg Cab 4WD is shorter than the Colorado Crew Cab 4WD , 192.4 in. vs. 207.1 in., so it will be easier to handle and maneuver.
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