ABS standard. Head protection air bags standard from 2010. ESC standard from 2009.
Since the Canyon and its twin, the Chevrolet Colorado, arrived, competitors have come on the scene that surpass them in just about all categories. The unrefined five-cylinder engine lacks punch and doesn't offer a fuel-economy advantage over competing V6s. The 3.5-liter grows to 3.7 liters for 2007. It had to work hard to power our tested crew cab. Handling is sound but unexceptional. The ride is unsettled and the body constantly quivers. The huge 48-foot turning circle makes parking a chore.