2018 GMC Sierra 1500 vs. 2018 GMC Canyon

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

2018 GMC Sierra 1500

2018 GMC Canyon

2018 GMC Canyon

Both the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 and the 2018 GMC Canyon are functional, feature-filled pickup trucks. Both have plenty of standard and available features Rome drivers will appreciate, including:

  • OnStar Automotive Concierge Service
  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi Connectivity
  • CornerStep Rear Bumper Step with Handholds
  • EZ-Lift and Lower Tailgate
  • GMC Infotainment

But there are a few differences between the two models that we’ve outlines in this handy side-by-side comparison.

Impressive Performance

2018 GMC Sierra 1500


2018 GMC Canyon
4.3L EcoTec3 V6 Motor Delivers 285 hp and 305 lb-ft of Torque

2.5L I4 Engine Generates 200 hp and 191 lb-ft of Torque
5.3L EcoTec3 V8 Engine Delivers 355 hp and 383 lb-ft of Torque

3.6L V6 Engine Generates 308 hp and 275 lb-ft of Torque
6.2L EcoTec3 V8 Engine Delivers 420 hp and 460 lb-ft of Torque

2.8L Turbodiesel Motor Generates 181 hp and 369 lb-ft of Torque

Stunning Capability

2018 GMC Sierra 1500


2018 GMC Canyon
12,500-Pound Maximum Towing Capability

7,700-Pound Maximum Towing Capability
2,250 Pounds Maximum Payload Capacity

1,605 Pounds Maximum Payload Capacity
18 mpg/city and 24 mpg/highway

22 mpg/city and 38 mpg/highway
34-Gallon Fuel Tank Capacity

21-Gallon Fuel Tank Capacity

Which One Is Right for You?

Ultimately, the GMC truck you choose depends on how you plan to use it:

  • If you need a big truck with big power and impressive fuel economy, the 2018 GMC Sierra 1500 is good choice.
  • If a more compact ride with high torque diesel power and class-leading fuel economy is more your style, the GMC Canyon is worth a test drive.

Test Drive the GMC Truck

To experience the features of the the GMC Sierra 1500 or the GMC Canyon, contact us to set up a test drive, learn more about the GMC Canyon towing capacity, or drop by our showroom to see our inventory of new and used GMC Sierra models, not far from Acworth, to get started. Check out our guide to off-roading to get the most from your Canton experience, and take advantage of the powerful GMC towing!

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Phone: (770) 383-1821

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