2021 GMC Canyon vs. 2021 Chevy Colorado

2021 GMC Canyon vs. 2021 Chevy Colorado
2021 GMC Canyon


2021 Chevy Colorado



Engine Options

3,493 kg

Max Towing Capacity

3,493 kg

Top Trim MSRP


If you’re considering a midsize truck around Virden, you’ll want to read our Colorado vs. Canyon comparison. Both of these trucks were designed by GM, and they’re both for sale on our lot in Virden, they emphasize slightly different strengths. Once you’ve finished reading, fill out a pre-approval and schedule for a test drive at Virden Mainline Motors!

Pricing and Trim Levels: Colorado vs. Canyon

Compare the GMC Canyon vs. the Chevy Colorado on price, and you’ll find that the Colorado is slightly more affordable. That said, their prices run almost neck-in-neck as you go list of Colorado and Canyon trim levels:

Chevy Colorado Trim Levels 

  • 2021 Chevy Colorado WT: $27,598 (MSRP)
  • 2021 Chevy Colorado LT: $30,698 (MSRP)
  • 2021 Chevy Colorado Z71: $36,598 (MSRP)
  • 2021 Chevy Colorado ZR2: $46,498 (MSRP)

GMC Canyon Trim Levels 

  • 2021 GMC Canyon Elevation Standard and Elevation: $28,648 (MSRP)
  • 2021 GMC Canyon AT4: $42,248 (MSRP)
  • 2021 GMC Canyon Denali: $49,448 (MSRP)

Engine Performance: Colorado vs. Canyon

When comparing the GMC Canyon vs. the Chevy Colorado on performance, Birtle drivers will find that both models have the same engine options and engine specs. Regardless of which truck you choose, you can expect riveting power at an affordable price. Here are some highlight engine specs per option:

2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder Engine

  • 200 hp, 191 lb-ft of torque

3.6-Liter DOHC V6 Engine

  • 308 hp, 275 lb-ft of torque

2.8-Liter Duramax® Turbocharged Diesel Engine

  • 181 hp, 369 lb-ft of torque

When properly equipped, both models can tow up to 3,493 kg and feature payload capacities just north of 700 kg!

Interior Design: Colorado vs. Canyon

Both Colorado and Canyon configurations have two-seaters and five-seaters. You’ll also enjoy a roomy and elegant cabin regardless of which of these trucks you choose. That said, the GMC Canyon is slightly pricier, so it makes sense that it offers access to a number of niceties and advanced technologies not available on the Colorado. A few of these features include:

  • Available Bose® Premium Audio System
  • Available heated and ventilated leather seats
  • Wireless smartphone charger
  • Ash wood trim

Compare the GMC Canyon vs. the Chevy Colorado with Test Drives

Now that you’ve read our Colorado vs. Canyon comparison, call Virden Mainline Motors at 204-842-3301 to test drive both models near Oak Lake. We’ll break down their unique strengths in greater detail and help you explore your financial options. Think you might be interested in some full-size trucks as well? Be sure to read our 2021 RAM 1500 vs. 2021 GMC Sierra 1500 comparison as well!


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