2021 GMC Canyon Towing Capacity

November 8th, 2021 by
2021 GMC Canyon Towing Small Trailer

Looking for an efficient and impressive pickup truck that’s great for commutes to the Watertown job site as well as long hauls across South Dakota? Then the new 2021 GMC Canyon, which tows up to 7,700 pounds when properly outfitted, is the perfect choice for you!

With three powerful engine options, a wide suite of towing features, and a choice of cab styles, you have access to all the capabilities you need to get the job done. Read on to find out more about the GMC Canyon diesel’s towing capacity, towing performance on each specific trim, and how to get the purchasing process started on your next GMC truck below!

 

 

How Much Can the GMC Canyon Tow?

The 2021 GMC Canyon towing capacity maxes out at 7,700 pounds when properly outfitted, so you can efficiently and safely haul large items from Brookings to Madison. However, the GMC Canyon towing power also comes in a variety of other options to meet your specific hauling needs.

Whether you’re looking for a long or short crew cab, or want to compare the specs between 2WD and 4WD configurations, you can rest assured that the GMC Canyon towing capacity on any of these models will serve your needs. Take a look at our breakdown of the standard 2021 GMC Canyon towing capacity for each configuration below:

Elevation Standard

  • Crew cab, short box, 2WD: 5,500 pounds
  • Extended cab, 2WD: 6,200 pounds
  • Crew cab, short box, 4WD: 6,000 pounds
  • Crew cab, long box, 4WD: 6,000 pounds

Elevation

  • Crew cab, short box, 2WD: 5,500 pounds
  • Extended cab, 2WD: 6,200 pounds

Denali

  • Crew cab, short box, 2WD: 5,800 pounds

AT4

  • Cloth crew cab, long box, 4WD: 6,000 pounds
  • Cloth crew cab, short box, 4WD: 6,000 pounds
  • Leather crew cab, long box, 4WD: 6,000 pounds

2021 GMC Canyon Towing Capacity: Engine & Performance Specs

The 2021 GMC towing capacity is powered by three mighty engine configurations that will offer an additional boost to your Mitchell drives. These engines also provide reliable fuel efficiency so you can rest assured that you won’t have to take many refueling stops during your next towing job. View performance specs for the engine options offered in the 2021 GMC Canyon lineup below:

Standard 2.5L Engine

  • 21-Gallon Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 19 City mpg/25 Highway mpg
  • 6-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • 191 lb-ft of Torque
  • 200 hp

Available 2.8L Turbo Engine

  • 21-Gallon Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 20 City mpg/30 Highway mpg
  • Differential, Automatic Locking Rear Transmission
  • 369 lb-ft of Torque
  • 181 hp

Available 3.5L V6 Engine

  • 21-Gallon Fuel Tank Capacity
  • 18 City mpg/25 Highway mpg
  • 8-Speed Automatic Transmission
  • 275 lb-ft of Torque
  • 308 hp

Take Advantage of the 2021 GMC Canyon’s Towing Capacity at Brookings Auto Mall Today!

Feeling convinced to purchase a GMC Canyon after seeing our breakdown of the 2021 GMC Canyon towing capacity? Get in touch with us at Brookings Auto Mall to find out more about our available models, explore our discounts & incentives, and take advantage of our new vehicle specials to save yourself money when you begin the purchasing process! Enhance your Brookings towing jobs with a new GMC Canyon today!

 

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