The base engine offered on the 2018 GMC Canyon Extended Cab is a 2.5-liter I4 that makes 200 hp @ 6300 rpm and 191 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm. It is mated to a 6 speed Automatic. Equipped with this engine, the 2018 GMC Canyon Extended Cab 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 3.6-liter 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 Extended Cab takes only 6.5 seconds to reach 60 mph from a standstill and covers the quarter-mile run in 14.9 seconds.

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2018 GMC Canyon Extended Cab 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6M)
All Terrain w/Cloth 4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SL 4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6M)
SLE 4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
SLE 4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
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6.5 sec---
All Terrain w/Leather 4dr Extended Cab 5 ft. SB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
6.5 sec14.9 sec120 mph125 ft.
While we hold the 2018 GMC Canyon Extended Cab 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 Extended Cab 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 Extended Cab displayed astonishing braking performance here, with it taking only 125 feet to come to a complete halt traveling 60 mph. Competition like the 2018 RAM 1500 Regular Cab, the 2018 RAM 1500, and the 2018 RAM 1500 Quad Cab try and fail to break its braking distance record, with the RAM coming second place by taking 168 feet longer to stop.

2018 GMC Canyon Extended Cab 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 Canyon Extended Cab6.5 sec14.9 sec120 mph-125 ft.
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 Frontier King Cab8 sec----

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2017 GMC Canyon Extended Cab 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

Trim Name0-60 MPH
4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB (2.5L 4cyl 6M)
SL 4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB (2.5L 4cyl 6M)
SLE 4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
SLE 4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB (2.5L 4cyl 6A)
SLT 4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB 4WD (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
SLT 4dr Extended Cab 6 ft. LB (3.6L 6cyl 8A)
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6.5 sec

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

2016 GMC Canyon Extended Cab 0-60 and Quarter Mile all Trims

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

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

Car Name0-60 MPHStanding 1/4-mileTop SpeedBraking (60 - 0 MPH)
2016 GMC Canyon Extended Cab6.2 sec---
2016 Nissan Frontier King Cab9.1 sec---
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Extended Cab7 sec15.6 sec98 mph129 ft.
2016 Toyota Tacoma7 sec---
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