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2019 Chevy Colorado vs. 2019 Gmc Canyon

If you're in the market for a powerhouse vehicle to navigate through Detroit and Waterford, a brand new pickup might be in your future. And if you're looking at the Chevy Colorado vs. GMC Canyon, we think that the superior performance of the Colorado makes a much better buy.


The Chevy Colorado specs are fairly similar to the GMC Canyon in a number of areas. However, the key difference lies in the handling. Motor Trend found that the Colorado stopped from 60 mph in just 122 feet, while the Canyon took 125 feet to do the same. Additionally, the Colorado Z71 handled .76 G's of cornering force in the Motor Trend skidpad test, compared to just .74 G's on the Canyon Long box SLT Crew Cab 4x4. Outdoor enthusiasts can even choose the Colorado ZR2 for a 8.9 inch ground clearance to minimize damage over rough terrain, while the Canyon maxes out at 8.3 inches.


J.D. Power and Associates conducted its annual Initial Quality Study of new car owners and found that Chevy owners were happier with their purchase than GMC owners. Chevy rated 6th in initial quality, which is well above the industry average, while GMC was 20th on the list! Chevy also rated 6th in a long-term dependability study, while GMC was ranked 18th. If anything does happen to your Chevy, you can easily find a dealership to help. There are over 70 percent more certified Chevy dealerships than GMC dealers in the U.S.!

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