2012 GMC Canyon Values
Select a 2012 GMC Canyon trim level
2012 model year changes
For 2012, the SLE Canyon loses its manual transmission; otherwise the Canyon is basically unchanged.
Economical pricing; predictable and reassuring handling; many styles and configurations available
Special features for 2012
The GMC Canyon falls in the compact pickup truck category and is a sister vehicle to the Chevrolet Colorado. Base pricing starts at $17,410, making it one of the most affordable entry-level trucks available. The Canyon has been praised by reviewers for its simple and straightforward layout of interior controls and gauges. Properly equipped with the Z85 towing package on the optional V8 engine, the 2012 Canyon can tow up to 6,000 pounds. It competes directly with the Nissan Frontier and the Toyota Tacoma. Fuel economy is estimated at 18 mpg city and 25 mpg highway for the 2-wheel drive 4-cylinder version.