ANNOUNCEMENT: The Car Book 2018 is now online!

Ratings on over 1,000 new & used models going back 5 years, from the Center from Auto Safety. Learn more about The Car Book 2018 here.

CarComplaints.com Notes: While the 2005 GMC Canyon doesn't show any major complaint trends, it's mechanically-identical counterpart is the Chevy Colorado which has some engine problems.

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NCAP 5-Star Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Driver FrontPassenger FrontDriver SidePassenger SideRollover
2005 Canyon 2-DR.*************not tested****
2005 Canyon 4-DR.*********************
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IIHS Crash Test & Rollover Safety Ratings

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2005 GMC Canyon Crew cab pickup

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSide1Rear2Rollover
A Overall
M Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
M Left Leg Injury
G Right Leg Injury
G Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. P Overall
P Structure
Driver
M Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
P Torso Injury
P Pelvis/Legs Injury
Rear Passenger
M Head Protection
G Head/Neck Injury
A Torso Injury
G Pelvis/Legs Injury
Full IIHS Side Impact Crash Test report »
M Overall
G Geometry
M Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
M Overall
Full IIHS Rollover Safety report »

1 — With optional side airbags. With optional side airbags

2 — Bucket seats.

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2005 GMC Canyon Extended cab pickup

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover
G Overall
G Structure
G Head/Neck Injury
G Chest Injury
A Left Leg Injury
A Right Leg Injury
A Restraints
Full IIHS Moderate Overlap Crash Test report »
Not tested. Not tested. Not tested. M Overall
G Geometry
M Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Not tested.

1 — Bucket seats.

Good Acceptable Marginal Poor

2005 GMC Canyon Regular cab pickup

Moderate Overlap FrontSmall Overlap DriverSmall Overlap PassengerSideRear1Rollover
Not tested. Not tested. Not tested. Not tested. M Overall
G Geometry
M Dynamic
Full IIHS Rear Impact Crash Test report »
Not tested.

1 — Bench seats.

Ratings only apply to the model and body or seat type tested. The date of manufacture and optional safety equipment can affect results. For full details see www.iihs.org.

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