2018 Chevrolet Colorado vs. 2018 GMC Canyon: Head to Head

2018 Chevrolet Colorado, 2018 GMC Canyon
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Colorado vs. Canyon: Which Compact Pickup Truck Is Right for You?

The Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon both fare well in our compact pickup truck rankings. In fact, they’re tied for the third spot and are mere decimals behind the top two, much more expensive rivals: the Toyota Tacoma and Honda Ridgeline.

The Colorado and Canyon are similar in many ways, but they’re built to appeal to a different audience. GMC focuses on more upscale vehicles for professionals and executives, while Chevrolet is a brand that intends to appeal to the masses. So, the Canyon will cost you a bit more, though you’re getting a nicer cabin.

Using U.S. News Best Cars scoring data, let’s take a deep dive into what sets these vehicles apart in the categories that are most important to compact pickup truck shoppers. Keep in mind that our scores and rankings are constantly changing as new data and research becomes available. For this reason, the scores mentioned on the following slides may not match those listed in our new car reviews.

The decision between General Motors’ compact pickup truck cousins comes down to your priorities regarding minor details. Continue reading to learn more, so you can make an informed buying decision.