2021 GMC Canyon Towing Capacity

2021 GMC Canyon driving down dirt road

 

How much can the GMC Canyon tow on Virden streets? About 3,493 kg pounds when properly equipped. Read on to see how the GMC Canyon towing capacity changes in different configurations and to learn more about its engine specs. Then fill out a pre-approval to take the next step with Virden Mainline Motors!

How Much Can the GMC Canyon Tow?

While the 2021 GMC Canyon towing capacity can hit 3,493 kg when properly equipped, its towing capacity does change, depending upon which body styles, engine options, and drivetrains you choose. Still, we think you’ll appreciate that the numbers don’t fluctuate too much, regardless of which Canyon trim/cab/truck bed configuration you choose:

Elevation Standard

  • Extended cab, 2WD: 2,812 kg
  • Crew cab, short box, 2WD: 2,495 kg
  • Crew cab, short box, 4WD: 2,723 kg
  • Crew cab, long box, 4WD: 2,723 kg

Elevation

  • Extended cab, 2WD: 2,812 kg
  • Crew cab, short box, 2WD: 2,495 kg

Denali

  • Crew cab, short box, 2WD: 2,631 kg

AT4

  • Cloth crew cab, short box, 4WD: 2,723 kg
  • Cloth crew cab, long box, 4WD: 2,723 kg
  • Leather crew cab, long box, 4WD: 2,723 kg

2021 GMC Canyon Engine Specs and Fuel Economy

The GMC Canyon offers Birtle drivers their pick of three riveting engine options. Regardless of the powertrain you choose, you can be sure that you’ll enjoy a thrilling ride. You might be surprised, however, by how strong their fuel economy is given their horsepower and torque. Take a look at the GMC Canyon engine specs below:

Standard 2.5L Engine

  • 191 lb-ft of torque
  • 200 hp
  • 6-speed automatic transmission
  • 21-gallon fuel tank capacity
  • 12.3 L/100 km city / 9.41 L/100 km highway

Available 2.8L Turbo Engine

  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • 181 hp
  • Differential, automatic locking rear transmission
  • 21-gallon fuel tank capacity
  • 11.76 L/100 km city / 7.84 L/100 km highway

Available 3.5L V6 Engine

  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • 308 hp
  • 8-speed automatic transmission
  • 21-gallon fuel tank capacity
  • 13.07 L/100 km city / 9.41 L/100 km highway

Have Questions About How Much the GMC Canyon Can Tow?

If you have more questions about the 2021 GMC Canyon towing capacity, or you’re ready to book a test drive near Oak Lake, give Virden Mainline Motors a call at 204-842-3301. We’ll break down all of you GMC towing options and towing accessories. While you’re here, take a moment to explore our other research guides for help reads like our comparison between the 2021 GMC Canyon and the Sierra 1500! We look forward to showing you just how capable the Canyon is!

 

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