The base engine offered on the 2018 GMC Canyon is a 3.6-liter V6 that makes 308 hp @ 6800 rpm and 275 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 8-Speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 GMC Canyon takes 6.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and achieves the quarter-mile in 14.9 seconds.

Another engine available here is a 2.5-liter Gas I4 that makes 200 hp @ 6300 rpm and 191 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm. It is mated to a 6-Speed Shiftable Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 GMC Canyon takes only 6.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 14.9 seconds.

Another engine available here is a 3.6-liter Gas V6 that makes 308 hp @ 6800 rpm and 275 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. It is mated to a 8-Speed Automatic. Powered by this engine, the 2018 GMC Canyon takes only 6.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 14.9 seconds.

Finally, the 3.6-liter Gas here is the final engine on offer. Mated to a 8 speed Automatic, this engine generates 308 hp @ 6800 rpm and 275 lb.-ft. @ 4000 rpm. Powered by this engine, the 2018 GMC Canyon achieves a 0-60 time of 6.5 seconds, while maintaining a 14.9 seconds quarter-mile time.

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2018 GMC Canyon 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
All Terrain w/Cloth 4dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
All Terrain w/Cloth 4dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
All Terrain w/Cloth 4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
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6.5 sec---
All Terrain w/Leather 4dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
All Terrain w/Leather 4dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
+2 More
6.5 sec14.9 sec120 mph125 ft.
While we hold the 2018 GMC Canyon in high regard, its deliverance of performance is average for the class. Competing within the same class are the 2018 RAM 1500 Regular Cab, the 2018 RAM 1500, and the 2018 RAM 1500 Quad Cab.

Both provide almost an equal caliber of performance, with the 2018 GMC Canyon behind just 0.1 seconds behind the 2018 RAM 1500 Quad Cab in 0-60 times. This fierce competition continues when comparing quarter-mile timings, with the 2018 RAM 1500 Quad Cab taking the falling behind by 0.1 seconds.
The 2018 GMC Canyon displayed astonishing braking performance here, with it taking only 125 feet to come to a complete halt traveling 60 mph. Competition like the 2018 Nissan Frontier, the 2018 RAM 1500 Regular Cab, and the 2018 RAM 1500 try and fail to break its braking distance record, with the Nissan coming second place by taking 134 feet longer to stop.

2018 GMC Canyon vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (70 - 0 MPH)Braking (60 - 0 MPH)
2018 RAM 1500 Regular Cab6.4 sec14.8 sec155 mph-168 ft.
2018 RAM 15006.4 sec14.8 sec155 mph-168 ft.
2018 RAM 1500 Quad Cab6.4 sec14.8 sec155 mph-168 ft.
2018 GMC Canyon6.5 sec14.9 sec120 mph-125 ft.
2018 GMC Sierra 1500 Crew Cab6.7 sec----
2018 Ford F-150 SuperCrew5.9 - 7.6 sec----
2018 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab6.8 sec15.2 sec115 mph180 ft.-
2018 Toyota Tacoma6.8 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab7.1 sec----
2018 Chevrolet Colorado7.1 sec----
2018 Honda Ridgeline7.5 sec----
2018 Ford F-150 SuperCab7.6 sec----
2018 Ford F-1507.6 sec----
2018 Nissan Frontier8 sec15.2 sec125 mph-134 ft.
2018 Nissan Frontier King Cab8 sec----

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2017 GMC Canyon 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
Denali 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
+2 More
6.5 sec

2017 GMC Canyon vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

2016 GMC Canyon 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
SLT 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
SLE 3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
3dr Crew Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 6A)
3dr Crew Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
+2 More
6.2 sec

2016 GMC Canyon vs. Competitor's 0-60 and Quarter Mile

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 Chevrolet Colorado7 sec15.6 sec98 mph129 ft.
2016 RAM 1500 Crew Cab7 - 9.3 sec---
2016 GMC Canyon6.2 sec---
2016 Nissan Frontier9.1 sec---
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