2016 GMC Canyon vs. 2016 Toyota Tacoma

2016 GMC Canyon vs Toyota Tacoma Milton

Compare the 2016 GMC Canyon to the other midsize pickups available in Milton, and you will notice that there are a few tough competitors, including the Toyota Tacoma. Both models are the smaller of two options offered by the automaker. As such, they give drivers the capabilities of a pickup truck while still maintaining maneuverability. To get a better idea of what each midsize truck has to offer, consider the following factors.


If you want a pickup truck on a budget, then the 2016 GMC Canyon has a clear advantage over the Toyota Tacoma. The base configuration of the Canyon starts at just $20,995** while the base Tacoma starts at $23,300**. This $2,345 difference gives you enough money to upgrade your Canyon, adding amenities without even getting to the Tacoma’s starting price.

Fuel Economy

Pickup trucks aren’t historically known for their fuel economy, but all automakers have been making improvements in this respect. If you want to maximize efficiency in your pickup, the GMC Canyon will be a better option than the Toyota Tacoma. The base Tacoma gets 19 mpg* in the city, 23* on the highway, and 21* combined, reasonable numbers for the class. That being said, the GMC Canyon does even better. It gives you 19*, 26*, and 22 mpg*, respectively.

Engine Output

The base engine for the Canyon is also more powerful than the Tacoma’s base engine. The standard engine in the Tacoma is a 2.7-liter 4-cylinder with 159 horsepower and 180 pound-feet of torque. The standard Canyon engine is a 2.5-liter 4-cylinder generating 159 horsepower and 191 pound-feet. In terms of engine options, the GMC Canyon also has a clear advantage. It offers a 305-horsepower 3.6-liter V6 engine and a 181-horsepower, 369-pound-foot 2.8-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder diesel engine. The Toyota Tacoma only offers one upgraded choice, a 278-horsepower 3.5-liter V6.

For a better price, more power, and great efficiency, select the 2016 GMC Canyon from McKenzie Motors in Milton, Florida.

*Based on EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle, driving conditions and other factors.

**MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) excludes tax, license, registration, and options. A delivery, processing, and handling fee may be charged seperately. Dealer prices may vary.