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GMC Canyon Features and Specs

Features & Specs

  • Engine 2.8 L Inline 4-cylinder
  • Drivetrain Rear Wheel Drive
  • Transmission 5-speed Manual
  • Horse Power 175 hp @ 5600 rpm
  • Fuel Economy 18/24 mpg
  • Bluetooth No
  • Navigation No
  • Heated Seats No

Review of the 2004 GMC Canyon

  • It has the size, the features and the looks necessary to become the dominant truck in the compact class -- just don't mistake it for a midsize.

  • Safety
  • Pros

    Versatile size, strong engine lineup, available side curtain airbags and locking differential, standard ABS.

  • Cons

    Still not as big as a Dakota, no V8 option, can't tow as much as the competition.

  • What's New for 2004

    The Canyon is an all-new compact pickup from GMC.

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Gas Mileage

EPA-Rated MPG

  • 18
  • cty
/
  • 24
  • highway
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What Others Are Saying

Customer Reviews



Great first car

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2dr Regular Cab Z71 SL 4WD SB (2.8L 4cyl 5M)

It is a very good truck. Very dependable and good on gas for a truck. The only complaint is the driver side door speaker has blown out. other than that it is a very enjoyable truck that surprisingly hasn't gotten stuck in any areas.




It's ok

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2dr Regular Cab Z85 SLE Rwd SB (2.8L 4cyl 5M)

Vehicle used mainly for city delivery. Fuel economy 23 mpg on route. Has manual shift which is ok, but no 'vette. Handles 3000 lb trailer ok when called on. I'd give it "considerly above average" over all.




Better than the rest

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2dr Regular Cab Z71 SLE 4WD SB (2.8L 4cyl 5M)

This has been an incredible truck! The engine is smooth and powerful, the suspension soaks up bumps better than my roommate's 2001 Accord, there are no rattles anywhere, and everything feels solid and of great quality. I especially love the crisp shifting of my 5-speed Aisin manual. Compared to my father's 2002 Ranger, this truck is way ahead in all areas. I highly recommend one!




Lives up to gmc quality

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2dr Regular Cab Z71 SLE 4WD SB (2.8L 4cyl 5M)

I opted for the the 3.5l engine and it is awesome. Lots of power. This vehicle has a smooth ride not like some trucks. Researched and test drove all the competitors in this class and liked this one best. Great quality for the price tag. Very satisfied with my choice.




Great value

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2dr Regular Cab Z85 SLE Rwd SB (2.8L 4cyl 5M)

I love this truck. It doesn't ride as well as a full size but is still much better than the Tacoma or Frontier.




Damn good truck

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Vehicle: 2004 GMC Canyon 2dr Regular Cab Z71 SLE 4WD SB (2.8L 4cyl 5M)

i got the 3.5L engine, you should too it is great This is a tough truck



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Full 2004 GMC Canyon Review

What's New for 2004

The Canyon is an all-new compact pickup from GMC.

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Talk About The 2004 Canyon

2004 GMC Canyon Discussions See all Started By

Sylvia
Sylvia
07-22-2002
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orwoody
orwoody
04-15-2004
Garnet Red was my second choice after I bought my Polo Green Denali. I like the green but the more I saw the Red the better I liked it. My 2004 Canyon Crew cab is the Cherry Red metallic and I love ...


corvette
corvette
03-19-2005
I've said this before, and will say it again--Lutz is a has-been. I'm driving a 2004 Canyon right now, and I see way, way too many parts that have been reused from the Sonoma, starting with the seats...



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