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Old 06-26-2016, 05:51 AM   #71
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Yesterday a new Canyon parked next to our F250 - yep ... smaller.
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Old 06-27-2016, 03:59 PM   #72
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But not by much as indicated earlier. Anyone else towing with one of these?
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Old 06-29-2016, 11:17 AM   #73
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Yep 5.3" less width, 17" less length, and 72" less on the turning circle when you boil it down in reality it really is a full sized truck.
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Old 06-29-2016, 11:45 AM   #74
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The truck looks like it could be set up fine for towing. It's like most other half-ton, SUV, or soccer mom three-quarter tons, you can't carry heavy loads with several people in the truck AND hitch a larger Airstream to it. It's one or the other, or lighten each, for the most part.
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Old 06-29-2016, 12:20 PM   #75
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The truck looks like it could be set up fine for towing. It's like most other half-ton, SUV, or soccer mom three-quarter tons, you can't carry heavy loads with several people in the truck AND hitch a larger Airstream to it. It's one or the other, or lighten each, for the most part.
Exactly like the Ram Eco-Diesel.
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Old 06-29-2016, 02:33 PM   #76
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Exactly like the Ram Eco-Diesel.
And most other half-tons, SUV's, or soccer mom three-quarter tons, which gives us exactly the superior ride, handling, braking, and economy we are looking for.
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Old 07-01-2016, 07:21 AM   #77
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I'm not interested in a full size truck of any make. I've owned both full size and small - each had advantages and disadvantages.

I started the conversation to find out more about the GMC/Chevy Canyon/Colorado.

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GMC Canyon/Chevy Colorado 2.9 Diesel

Seems every mid-size truck thread gets hijacked and bashed by those who just don't get it, who push their full size trucks as the only option worthy of consideration.

As mentioned in one of my earlier posts, I don't want a full size, even if it might cost less than my mini DMax Canyon. It tows my 19' Winick very efficiently, averaging 16.5 mpg here in the mountain west, and can also go downtown and parallel park in any marked and metered space. You'll really love the exhaust brake as well. Descending long, 6%+ grades, it's rare to ever touch the brake pedal, unless it's a winding two lane, combining the steep grade with serious cornering.


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Hi, after six pages this diesel engine has been a 2.9 L instead of a 2.8 L engine.
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Hi, after six pages this diesel engine has been a 2.9 L instead of a 2.8 L engine.

So someone made a .1 liter mistake. Guess you thought we were discussing an entirely different vehicle. I really didn't think that .1 made a difference, and I own one.


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So someone made a .1 liter mistake. Guess you thought we were discussing an entirely different vehicle. I really didn't think that .1 made a difference, and I own one.


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Hi, well sometimes it does make a difference. Chevy had a 350 Cu In engine and Ford had a 351 Cu In engine. That one little cubic inch changed brands. There were also 426, 427, 428, 429, and 430 cubic inch engines which meant different brands, and/or different engine families within the same company. Yes it really does make a difference to some of us.
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In that case who makes the truck with the 2.9 liter diesel?
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The GM twin pickups are powered by the 2.8l duramax diesel 4 cylinder engine. They are equipped with a 6 speed automatic gear box.
I don't know who makes a 2.9l equipped pickup.
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Hahahaaa!!! Exactly ... there is no 2.9 so why the fuss?

Silly me got it wrong when starting the thread.
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