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Great looking and performing Truck
By rhawes on
Vehicle2009 GMC Canyon SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (3.7L 5cyl 4A)
ReviewBought a 09 4x4 Quad Cab SLT fully loaded with Z71 suspension and the 5.3L V-8 engine new for vacation travel and to use when going skiing by our cabin in northern Arizona.
This truck has been everything I thought it would be and more!
I had looked and test drove other trucks in the mid-size class; the Toyota was the only one that came close to it, but Iwould have had to settle for a basic 4x4 quad cab model for what I paid for this truck.
Toyota offers a 4.0L engine which didnt seem to have the pull of the 4.3L that was in my 98 S10.
If GMC hadnt offered the 5.3L engine, I might have considered the Toyota a bit more, but after driving one then the choice was simple.
Best FeaturesSince buying this truck I no longer have to think about getting stuck at any point of my ski trips. Truck has been quite impressive; last winter, it took the V-8 4x4 Canyon all about 1 minute to pull a full size flat bed tow truck and then the car it went there for, free from knee deep mud. After watching the tow truck struggle for about 1 Hour! At that point, I knew that I had made the right decision on the truck I bought.
Worst FeaturesWould like to see a standard transmission available with 5.3L V-8 Quad Cab. Also would like to see the city gas mileage improved for the 5.3L V-8 engine model.
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