The 2008 GMC Canyon is GMC's stylish and brawny mid-sized pickup truck.
The rugged simplicity of this truck is exhibited by the two tier payload system. Guiders allow for a piece of plywood to slide along the bed, creating two levels of storage area, one of which is protected from the elements.
Power for the Canyon comes from choice of 185 horsepower 2.9-liter inline 4-cliynder engine, or a 242 horsepower 3.7 liter inline-5. Choice of 5-speed manual or 4-speed automatic transmissions send power to rear wheel or available 4-wheel drive.
Mileage ranges from 16 miles per gallon city with the inline-5, to 24 miles per gallon with the inline-4.
Base MSRP for the 2008 GMC Canyon is $14,650 for the two wheel drive regular cab work truck, while a full loaded 4 wheel drive quad cab will cost just under $30,000.
Starting at under $15,000, the GMC Canyon exhibits the best in functionality and economy in this mid-sized pickup.