$18,620 - $25,070
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SLT Key Features & Specs

MSRP
$18,620 - $25,070
Crash Test Rating
Source NHTSA
MPG (up to)
15-16 City / 21-22 HWY
Horsepower
242
Seats
5-6

SLT Features & Specs

Interior Features

  • Seats, front bucket with leather-appointed seating 8-way power driver seat adjuster, 6-way power front passenger seat adjuster, heated driver and front passenger seats with power lumbar control and adjustable outboard head restraints
  • Floor covering, color-keyed carpeting
  • Floor mats, rubberized-vinyl front
  • Seats, driver- and passenger-side, forward-facing, flat-folding rear (Extended Cab models only)
  • Mirror, inside rearview auto-dimming with compass and outside temperature display
  • SLT decor (Leather-appointed seating)
  • Seats, second row, flat-folding (Crew Cab models only)
  • Steering wheel, leather-wrapped
  • Steering column, Tilt-Wheel
  • Theft-deterrent system, vehicle, PASSlock
  • Instrumentation, analog with speedometer, odometer with trip odometer, fuel level, engine temperature, tachometer and Driver Information Center
  • Warning tones, headlamp on, key-in-ignition, driver safety belt unfasten, turn signal on and critical Driver Information Center active
  • Tire Pressure Monitor
  • Cruise control
  • Air conditioning, single-zone manual
  • Power outlets, 2 auxiliary, covered, 12-volt
  • Accents, interior, chrome finish door handles, air outlets, front door sill plates, accents on front upper door speaker grilles and uplevel instrument cluster bezel
  • Door trim, integral armrests and driver- and front passenger-side map pockets with padded cloth inserts
  • Visors, driver and front passenger, padded with cloth, includes front passenger vanity mirror
  • Assist handle, front passenger and rear outboard (Extended and Crew Cab models)
  • Coat hook, driver-side rear

Entertainment Features

  • Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), speed-compensated volume and 2 speakers on Regular Cab SL, 4 on Regular Cab SLE and Extended Cab SL and 6 on Extended and Crew Cab SLE (Upgradeable to (UC6) AM/FM stereo with 6-disc CD changer. Includes (UE1) OnStar)

Exterior Features

  • Wheels, 4 - 15" x 7" (38.1 cm x 17.8 cm) cast aluminum (Included and only available with (Z71) High Stance Off-Road Suspension Package)
  • Tires, P225/75R15 all-season, blackwall (2WD models only. Included with (Z85) Heavy-Duty Suspension Package)
  • Tires, P235/75R15 all-season, blackwall (4WD models only. Included with (Z85) Heavy-Duty Suspension Package)
  • Tire, compact spare located at rear underbody of vehicle (Not available with (Z71) High Stance Off-road Suspension Package. Upgradeable to (ZET) P225/75R15 all-season, blackwall spare tire on 2WD models and (ZFL) P235/75R15 all-season, blackwall spare tire on 4WD models with (Z85) Heavy-Duty Suspension Package)
  • Wheel flares, front and rear, small, body-color (Z85 only) (Included and only available on 4WD models with (Z85) Heavy-Duty Suspension Package and 2WD models with (Z85) Heavy-Duty Suspension Package and (N83) 4 - 15" x 7" (38.1 cm x 17.8 cm) chrome finish styled aluminum wheels.)
  • Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, manual-folding
  • Glass, Solar-Ray deep-tinted (all windows except light-tinted glass on windshield, driver-and front passenger-side glass)
  • Fog lamps, front, halogen
  • Recovery hooks, 2 front, frame-mounted (Included with all 2WD and 4WD (Z71) High Stance Off-Road Suspension Package models. Included on 4WD models with (Z85) Heavy-Duty Suspension Package.)
  • Bumpers, front and rear chrome with a Dark Smoke Gray pad on the rear step-style bumper
  • Air dam, Ebony
  • Fascia, front Dark Smoke Gray
  • Daytime Running Lamps, with automatic exterior lamp control
  • Window, rear sliding
  • Wipers, front intermittent with washers
  • Bedliner
  • Tailgate, 2-position (Locking feature on Crew Cab models only)

Safety Features

  • OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Notification of Air Bag Deployment, Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, Emergency Services, Roadside Assistance, Remote Door Unlock (if equipped), OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands-Free Calling, AccidentAssist and Remote Horn & Lights OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics available on most 2004 MY and newer GM vehicles. Diagnostic capability varies by model. Visit onstar.com for system limitations and details)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
  • Air bags, frontal, driver and right-front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your child's age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the Owner's manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, adjustable (center position lap belt with bench seat only)
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
  • Door locks, child security rear (Crew Cab models only)

Mechanical Features

  • Engine, 3.7L DOHC 5-cylinder MFI (242 hp [180.4 kW] @ 5600 rpm), 242 lb-ft [326.7 N-m] @ 4600 rpm) (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • Transmission, 4-speed automatic, electronically controlled with overdrive (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • Rear axle, 3.73 ratio (Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements. Must specify)
  • GVWR, 5000 lbs. (2268 kg) (Standard on TS15653 2WD Extended Cab models and TS15643 2WD Crew Cab models. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements)
  • GVWR, 5300 lbs. (2404 kg) (Not available on Regular Cab models. Included and only available with (Z71) High Stance Off-Road Suspension Package on 2WD models. Standard on 4WD Extended and Crew Cab models. Refer to the Engine and Axle section for compatibility requirements)
  • Differential, automatic locking rear (Included with (NW7) traction control on all 2WD models)
  • Transfer case, Insta-Trac, electronic shift with dash-mounted controls (Standard on 4WD models only)
  • Four wheel drive
  • Rear wheel drive
  • Battery, heavy-duty 590 cold-cranking amps, maintenance-free with rundown protection
  • Alternator, 125 amps
  • Pickup box, Fleetside, all-welded steel with double-wall construction and corrosion protection with 4 cargo tie-downs
  • Suspension, front independent with coil springs (Standard on 2WD models only)
  • Suspension, front independent with torsion bar (Standard on 4WD models only)
  • Suspension, rear semi-floating axle with 2-stage multi-leaf springs
  • Front underbody shield (4WD models only)
  • Steering, power, rack-and-pinion
  • Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, front disc/rear drum

Options & Packages

Chassis Package

Suspension package, high stance off-road ($1,130)

  • Includes (N90) 4-15" x 7" (38.1 cm x 17.8 cm) cast aluminum wheels (3SA and 3SB) and (N83) 4-15" x 7" (38.1 cm x 17.8 cm) chrome finish styled aluminum wheels on (4SA)
  • (QWU) P265/75R15 on-/off-road
  • Blackwall tires
  • Front torsion bars
  • 28mm front stabilizer bar
  • Urethane jounce bumpers
  • Large wheel flares
  • (G80) automatic locking rear differential and (ZFL) P235/75R15 all-season
  • Blackwall spare tire

Additional Options

Sun and sound package ($795)

  • Includes (CF5) power sunroof and (U2K) XM Satellite Radio

2008 GMC Canyon Owner Reviews

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Very dependable and reliable.

2008 GMC Canyon SLT

I had electric problems with ignition they fixed it after the 3rd time then recalled. I have to have synthetic oil. This truck is very reliable gets good gas mileage truck is comfortable air and heat are great. Cruise works good. Driving in all types of weather never had any problems.

- Stacy G

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