2021 GMC Canyon at Budds’ Chev in Oakville, ON

It may be classified as a midsize truck, but the 2021 GMC Canyon offers nothing short of full-size capability. Smart, luxurious, and packed with utility, the Canyon is a premium pickup that can compete with the heavyweights, and you can find yours at Budds’ Chev: the premier destination for all things Chevrolet, Cadillac, Buick, and GMC in Oakville, Ontario.


The 2021 GMC Canyon is a powerful looking truck, with a muscular body and rugged details. From the exclusive black painted 18” wheels and body colour grille of the Canyon Elevation, to the redesigned grille and chrome exterior accents of the Canyon Denali, this is a take-no-prisoners type of truck. The Canyon AT4, in particular, wears its off-road abilities on its sleeve thanks to red recovery hooks and Goodyear® Wrangler 31” Duratrac® tires. An array of available features helps elevate the 2021 Canyon, with an EZ-Lift and Lower Tailgate with Remote Locking, upper tie-downs, spray-on bedliner, and 5” Chrome Assist Steps representing just a few of the options available on this GMC pickup. There’s no shortage of luxury or utility found inside the incredibly quiet cabin of the 2021 GMC Canyon; from the rear-folding split bench with under-seat storage found in the all Canyon Crew Cab models, to the perforated leather-appointed front seats and Ash-Wood trim of the premium Denali trim, the Canyon is one sleek, utility-packed pickup.

2021 GMC Canyon Dimensions

Cab/box-styleFront head roomFront leg roomSecond-row head room Second-row leg room Passenger capacity
Extended Cab, Long Box1,052 mm/ 41.40 in1,143 mm/ 45.00 in932 mm/ 36.70 in726 mm/ 28.60 in4
Crew Cab, Short Box1,052 mm/ 41.40 in1,143 mm/ 45.00 in973 mm/ 38.30 in909 mm/ 35.80 in5
Crew Cab, Long Box1,052 mm/ 41.40 in1,143 mm/ 45.00 in973 mm/ 38.30 in 973 mm/ 38.30 in 909 mm/ 35.80 in 5
Cab/box-styleWheelbase Overall LengthMax Width, w/o MirrorsOverall HeightCargo Volume
Extended Cab, Long Box3,264 mm/ 128.50 in5,395 mm/ 212.40 in1,948 mm/ 76.70 in1,839 mm/ 72.40 in1,413 L
Crew Cab, Short Box3,259 mm/ 128.30 in5,403 mm/ 212.70 in1,887 mm/ 74.30 in1,796 mm/ 70.70 in1,169 L
Crew Cab, Long Box3,569 mm/ 140.50 in5,712 mm/ 224.90 in1,887 mm/ 74.30 in1,793 mm/ 70.60 in 1,413 L


The 2021 GMC Canyon also offers no shortage of capability, thanks to its three engine options starting with a 2.5L 4-cylinder engine capable of producing 200 horsepower and 191 lb-ft of torque. Next up, a 3.6L V6 provides 308 horsepower and 275 lb-ft of torque—along with 7,000 lbs of towing capacity—while the 2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel engine cranks it up to 369 lb-ft of torque, perfect for heavy-duty hauling. Other performance features, like the available Automatic Locking Rear Differential or StabiliTrak® with Trailer Sway Control provide exceptional control over all sorts of terrain, while the rugged Duralife™ corrosion-resistant brake rotors offer second-to-none stopping power.

2021 GMC Canyon Performance

EngineHorsepowerTorque EnerGuide Fuel Efficiency - City (estimated)EnerGuide Fuel Efficiency - Highway (estimated) Towing Capability
2.5L 4-cylinder engine200 hp 191 lb-ft 12.2 L/100 km 9.4 L/100 km 3,500 lb (1,588 kg)
3.6L V6 engine 308 hp 275 lb-ft 12.9 L/100 km 9.3 L/100 km 7,000 lb (3,175 kg)
2.8L Duramax Turbo-Diesel 4-cylinder 181 hp 369 lb-ft N/AN/A7,700 lb (3,493 kg)

Safety & Technology

The 2021 GMC Canyon offers the full gamut of infotainment and advanced safety technology available today, from the available 8” Diagonal GMC Infotainment System with Navigation to a built-in 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot, and Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and Amazon Alexa compatibility. On the safety front, options like Rear Park Assist, Lane Departure Warning, and Forward Collision Alert are just a few of the ways you can add safety to this superb midsize pickup.

GMC Canyon Model Changes

The 2020 GMC Canyon was an impressive truck, performance-wise, so the majority of the updates to the 2021 Canyon are aesthetic. From a revised front-end design, to even more luxurious touches in the Denali, the look of the 2021 Canyon has definitely been upgraded. Of course, the addition of the off-road ready Canyon AT4 is big news; replacing the All Terrain trim of years past, the AT4 features unique styling, a skid plate, electronic limited-slip rear differential, and more!

2021 GMC Canyon Trim Levels

GMC Canyon Elevation

GMC Canyon Elevation

Starting at $28,298
  • 2.5L 4-cylinder engine
  • Body-colour grille surround and black painted inserts
  • Black 18” wheels
  • Available LED fog lamps
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GMC Canyon AT4

GMC Canyon AT4

Starting at $41,898
  • 31” Goodyear® Wrangler Duratrac® tires
  • 4WD w/ Automatic Locking Rear Differential
  • 2-speed AutoTrac™ transfer case
  • Off-Road Suspension Package
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GMC Canyon Denali

GMC Canyon Denali

Starting at $49,098
  • Bose® Premium Audio System
  • 20” diamond-cut machined aluminum wheels
  • Heated & ventilated perforated leather front seats
  • 3.6L V6 engine
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The 2021 GMC Canyon asserts its dominance in the midsize truck class by performing more like a full-size pickup, thanks to a trio of hard-working powertrains, a range of available safety and technology features, and a rugged, utility-packed design. Find your GMC Canyon at Budds’ Chev, or browse one of the many other new and pre-owned vehicles we offer. Alongside our impressive inventory, we also provide vehicle financing, service, and parts, making us the name to know for all things automotive in Oakville, Ontario.

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