GMC
Canyon
2008
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2008 GMC Canyon Specs & Safety

The table below shows all 2008 GMC Canyon specs by style, including MPG (fuel economy), transmission details, and interior and exterior dimensions. Additionally, find 2008 GMC Canyon warranty and reliability information, such as limits on bumper-to-bumper coverage and major components.
MSRP *
$15,085
Invoice *
$14,255
Engine
2.9L I-4 185 HP 190.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 3.7L I-5 242 HP 242.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Fuel Economy City
18.0 mpg
Fuel Economy Hwy
24.0 mpg
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Engine
2.9L I-4 185 HP 190.0 ft.lbs. @ 2,800 rpm / 3.7L I-5 242 HP 242.0 ft.lbs. @ 4,600 rpm
Transmission
5-spd man w/OD / 4-spd auto w/OD
Alternator
125 amp
Battery
590 amp with run down protection
Axle Ratio
3.73
Recommended Fuel Type
regular unleaded
Fuel Tank
19.0 gal.
Exhaust
stainless steel
Drive Type
rear-wheel
Limited Slip Differential
limited slip differential
Traction Control
driveline
Ride
heavy duty
Front Suspension
short and long arm
Front Anti-Roll Bar
front anti-roll bar
Front Springs
coil
Front Shocks
gas-pressurized
Rear Suspension
rigid axle leaf
Rear Springs
leaf
Rear Shocks
gas-pressurized
Steering
rack & pinion
Brakes
front disc/rear drum
Vented Disc Brakes
front
Wheels
15.0 " silver steel
Front Tires
P205/75SR15.0BSW AS / P235/75SR15.0OWL AT
Spare Tire and Wheel
compact steel / compact / full-size steel
Seating Capacity
3
Front Seat Type
60-40 split-bench
Front Headrests
fixed
Front Driver Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Front Passenger Seat Direction Controls
2-way
Seat Trim
vinyl / cloth
Headliner
full cloth
Floor Trim
vinyl/rubber / carpet
Floor Mats
vinyl/rubber front
Vanity Mirrors
passenger
Rearview Mirror
day-night
Glove Box
glove box
Dome Light
delay
Cup Holder
front
Door Bins
dual
Front Air Conditioning
manual
Radio
AM/FM stereo, clock, seek-scan / AM/FM, seek-scan
CD
in-dash mounted single
MP3 Player
MP3 decoder
Speakers
2
Radio Theft Deterrent
THEFTLOCK
Antenna
integrated roof
Cruise Control
cruise control
Door Locks
manual
Power Outlets
2
Retained Accessory Power
retained accessory power
Emergency SOS
OnStar Safe & Sound
Instrument Display
analog
Tachometer
tachometer
Water Temp Gauge
engine temperature gauge
Systems Monitor
systems monitor
Trip Odometer
trip odometer
Steering Wheel Type
tilt
Front Windows
manual
Tinted Windows
light / deep
Front Windshield Wipers
variable intermittent
Anti-Lock Brakes (ABS)
4-wheel anti-lock brakes (ABS)
Daytime Running Lights
daytime running lights
Center High Mounted Stop Light
center high mounted stop light
Front Impact Airbags
driver and passenger
Overhead Airbag
curtain 1st row overhead airbag
Occupancy Sensor
occupancy sensor
Side Impact Bars
side impact beams
Seatbelt Pretensioners
front
Ignition Disable
PassLock
Tracker System
tracker system
Door Count
2 doors
Exterior Cargo Length
72.8 "
Exterior Length
192.8 "
Exterior Width
67.6 "
Exterior Height
64.9 "
Wheelbase
111 "
Front Tread
58 "
Rear Tread
58 "
Turning Radius
19.7 '
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
4,850 lbs.
Curb Weight
3,332 lbs. / 3,370 lbs.
Front Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,533 lbs.
Rear Gross Axle Weight Rating
2,896 lbs.
Payload
1,547 lbs.
Max Trailer Weight
2,400 lbs. / 4,000 lbs. / 3,400 lbs.
Max Trailer Tongue Weight
6,000 lbs. / 8,500 lbs. / 7,000 lbs.
Front Legroom
42.2 "
Front Headroom
39.6 "
Front Hiproom
53.3 "
Front Shoulder Room
57.1 "
Exterior Cargo Width
42.6 "
Exterior Cargo Volume
44.0 cu.ft.
Pickup
regular with bed liner / regular
Bumpers
chrome / gray
Rear Step Bumper
rear step bumper
Bodyside Moldings
gray
Grille Moldings
chrome / gray
Paint
clearcoat monotone / metallic monotone
Exterior Mirrors
dual manual
Trailering
class III
Trailering Harness
trailering harness
Trailering Hitch
trailering hitch
Bumper to Bumper Months/Miles
36/36,000
Major Components Months/Miles
60/100,000
Corrosion Perforation Months/Miles
72/100,000
Roadside Assistance Months/Miles
60/100,000

Safety Ratings

Below is the 2008 GMC Canyon safety rating information and crash results as reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The ratings are based on a star system and can vary by style.

Style
Frontal Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Frontal Rating:

5% or less chance of injury

6% to 10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 25% or less chance of injury

26% or greater chance of injury

Side Rating

NHTSA rates vehicles on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.

Side Rating:

10% or less chance of injury

11% to 20% or less chance of injury

21% to 35% or less chance of injury

36% to 45% or less chance of injury

46% or greater chance of injury

SLE1 4x4 Crew Cab 5 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
SL 4x4 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE2 4x4 Crew Cab 5 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
SL 4x4 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE1 4x4 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT 4x4 Crew Cab 5 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
SLE1 4x4 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE2 4x4 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE1 4x2 Crew Cab 5 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
SLE2 4x4 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SL 4x2 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE2 4x2 Crew Cab 5 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
SLT 4x4 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE1 4x2 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT 4x2 Crew Cab 5 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
YC1 4x4 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SL 4x2 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
YC1 4x4 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE1 4x2 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE2 4x2 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLT 4x2 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
SLE2 4x2 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
YC1 4x2 Regular Cab 6 ft. box 111.3 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A
YC1 4x2 Extended Cab 6 ft. box 126 in. WB
DRIVER
PASSENGER
FRONT SEAT
REAR SEAT
N/A

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