Used 2008 GMC Canyon Pricing


Consumer Rating
(3)

2008 Highlights

The 2008 GMC Canyon is largely unchanged from last year.

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Pros

  • Affordable, composed handling on- and off-road, good crash test scores.

Cons

  • Engines lack power compared to rivals, mediocre towing capacity, subpar fit and finish, awkwardly shaped seats.

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Used 2008 GMC Canyon for Sale

GMC Canyon 2008 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (3.7L 5cyl 4A) Fire Red Ebony leather119,865 miles
Used 2008GMC CanyonSLE
List:$13,533
Est.Loan: $277/mo
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GMC Canyon 2008 SLE 4dr Extended Cab 4WD SB (2.9L 4cyl 5M) Sonoma Red Metallic Ebony premium cloth111,000 miles
Used 2008GMC CanyonSLE
List:$8,995
Est.Loan: $184/mo
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GMC Canyon 2008 SLE 4dr Crew Cab 4WD SB (3.7L 5cyl 4A) Sonoma Red Metallic Ebony premium cloth154,050 miles
Used 2008GMC CanyonSLE
List:$11,990
Est.Loan: $245/mo
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Safety

NHTSA Overall Rating

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration offers independent analysis.
  • Frontal Barrier Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    Passenger4/5
  • Side Crash Rating

    OverallNot Rated
  • Side Barrier Rating

    OverallNot Rated
    Driver4/5
    PassengerNot Rated
  • Combined Side Barrier & Pole Ratings

    Front SeatNot Rated
    Back SeatNot Rated
  • Rollover

    Rollover4/5
    Dynamic Test ResultNo Tip
    Risk Of RolloverNot Rated

IIHS Rating
The Insurance Institute of Highway Safety uses extensive crash tests to determine car safety.
  • Side Impact Test
    Not Tested
  • Roof Strength Test
    Not Tested
  • Rear Crash Protection / Head Restraint
    M
    Marginal
  • IIHS Small Overlap Front Test
    Not Tested
  • Moderate Overlap Front Test
    G
    Good

Top Consumer Reviews

Read what other owners think about the 2008 GMC Canyon

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Consumer Rating


wish I would have waited for the V8
I have had my 2008 I4 Canyon 2Wd Ext Cab since June 2008. I have over 41,000 miles on it. Most of the miles are hwy driving. 18-20 city 25-27 Hwy. I wish the V8 option would have been available when I purchased. I couldn't wait because I was driving a 2006 GMC HD2500 with the 496 Big Block and allison trans. 15 mpg Hwy at best. I love my Canyon I just wish It had the V8 option. I added after market wheels and micheland tires, best thing I could have done. The only issue I have had is during starting it used to shake and cause the check engine light to come on. The dealership reprogrammed the computer and it's fine now. I also had ghost wipes from the wipers, they had to reprogram again.
Nice Truck at a Reasonable Price
I previously owned a 4 cylinder, manual 5-speed S-10 with 118 hp, and it was running perfectly with 180,000 miles when I bought this new GMC. THE S-10 total cost of repair was less than $1,000 during the time I had it, and I hope this GMC can get close to that. The 242 hp of the GMC Canyon is a big improvement, and I don't have to worry about keeping up with traffic on steep freeway hills anymore. The suspension is awesome compared to the S-10. The drastically increased power, and much better braking make the truck fun to drive. I get about 25 mpg highway and about 16 mpg city. In contrast, my S-10 got about 31 highway and 22 city.
Runs like a champ
Truck has lots of power for a 4 banger. Get about 26 on the highway and 18 in the city. Smooth tranny and stoutly built medium sized truck. I recommend this truck. Four wheel anti lock brakes are standard as are cruise control. Get the auto trans you will not be dissapointed. I got the SL trim with sliding glass back window.