How Much Can a GMC Canyon Tow?

April 26th, 2022 by
2022 GMC Canyon from the front


Not everyone wants or needs a full size truck, especially when modern midsize truck options are so capable. The new GMC Canyon offers up to 7,700 pounds of towing capacity. That number cements the 2022 GMC Canyon as a worthy contender to used full size trucks from just a few years ago — in a compact and efficient package that doesn’t eat your wallet at the pump, and gets you access to a brand new vehicle. So how much can a GMC Canyon tow? Well, your racecar and its trailer, your boat and its trailer, and if you removed the rotorblades, even something like a Jet Ranger utility helicopter! To learn more about the 2022 GMC Canyon towing package, keep reading, or get in touch with us!



2022 GMC Canyon Towing Capacity by Configuration

When towing between Dayton and Springfield, its important to know just how much your vehicle can safely handle. Here are the exact towing figures for the Canyon, by configuration: 

Extended Cab (6′ 2″ box)

  • 2.5L engine with 2WD/4WD: 3,500 pounds/3,500 pounds
  • 3.6L engine with 2WD/4WD: 7,000 pounds/7,000 pounds
  • 2.8L engine with 2WD/4WD: 7,700 pounds/7,700 pounds

Crew Cab (5′ 2″ box)

  • 2.5L engine with 2WD/4WD: 3,500 pounds/3,500 pounds
  • 3.6L engine with 2WD/4WD: 7,000 pounds/7,000 pounds
  • 2.8L engine with 2WD/4WD: 7,700 pounds/7,550 pounds

Crew Cab (6′ 2″ box)

  • 3.6L engine with 4WD: 7,000 pounds
  • 2.8L engine with 4WD: 7,550 pounds

2022 GMC Canyon Engine Options

The Canyon offers three very different engine selections so you can match your truck with your needs, both in terms of power and efficiency. Whether you require diesel or gasoline, the Canyon has you covered: 

2.5L I4 Engine

  • 200 hp
  • 191 lb-ft of torque
  • 19 mpg city/25 mpg highway

3.6L V6 Engine

  • 308 hp
  • 275 lb-ft of torque
  • 18 mpg city/25 mpg highway

2.8L Turbo Diesel I4 Engine

  • 181 hp
  • 369 lb-ft of torque
  • 20 mpg city/30 mpg highway

Test Drive a 2022 GMC Canyon Today!

Lighter and more nimble than a full size pickup, but with all the same full-frame toughness and towing capabilities, the 2022 GMC Canyon makes towing near Sidney a snap. Consider our online financing application, and take a look at our inventory of Canyon trucks today!


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