How Much Can the 2022 GMC Canyon Tow?

2022 GMC Canyon Towing Small Trailer

The GMC Canyon has a maximum towing capacity of 7,700 pounds — plenty of power to handle motorized boats and midsize RV trailers. Once you’ve decided that the Canyon is right for you, it’s time to find the configuration that meets your towing and hauling needs on the job in Southgate. This guide from Moran Buick GMC covers how much the GMC Canyon can tow in each configuration, GMC Canyon tow kit features, and more.

2022 GMC Canyon Towing Capacity by Configuration

The GMC Canyon towing capacity ranges from 3,500 pounds at a minimum to 7,700 pounds at a maximum, depending on the size and power of the vehicle. So, how much can the GMC Canyon tow in your chosen configuration? See below for a breakdown of the GMC Canyon towing capacity by engine, drivetrain, cab style, and bed size:

GMC Canyon Towing Capacity with 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

GMC Canyon Towing Capacity with 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

GMC Canyon Towing Capacity with Crew Cab / 6′ 2″ Box

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

2022 GMC Canyon Tow Kit & Trailering Accessories

You’ll need to add basic towing features in order to access your GMC Canyon towing capacity. We recommend browsing genuine GMC parts and accessories online, and ordering what you need for a GMC Canyon tow kit. Available features include:

  • Pre-loaded Trailer Hitch
  • Trailer Hitch Ball
  • Trailer Writing Harness
  • Adjustable Trailer Hitch
  • Single Length Trailer HitchesTrailer Hitch Coupler Lock
  • Triflex Proportional Brake Control and Adapter Harness
  • Echo® Trailer Brake Controller with Manual Override Button
  • And more!

2022 GMC Canyon Engine Specs

Whether you want to maximize your GMC Canyon’s towing capacity or fuel efficiency, you can get the performance you need by selecting the engine that’s right for the job. Dearborn buyers can choose from four-cylinder, V6, and diesel options:

2.5L I4

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

3.6L V6

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

2.8L Turbo Diesel I4

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

Tow More in Taylor With a 2022 GMC Canyon!

Questions about what to include in your GMC Canyon tow kit for a productive day on the job in Dearborn? Stop by our dealership or contact us to speak with one of our automotive experts today and find out how you can make the most of your GMC Canyon towing capacity.


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