2006 GMC Canyon

small pickup / Regular cab pickup

Crashworthiness

Rating overview
Head restraints & seats

Other available safety features

  • Standard daytime running lights

Key

  • G
    Good
  • A
    Acceptable
  • M
    Marginal
  • P
    Poor
  • Superior
  • Advanced
  • Basic

Some ratings use a scale of Poor to Good. Others range from Basic to Superior.

Head restraints & seats

Rating applies to 2004-12 models

Seat type: Bucket seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type Bucket seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 55
Distance below top of head (mm) 40
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 11.8
Head contact time (ms) 92
Force rating 2
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 212
Max neck tension (N) 719

Rating applies to 2004-12 models

Seat type: Bench seats

Overall evaluation
Dynamic rating
Seat/head restraint geometry
Technical measurements for this test
Seat type Bench seats
Geometry
Backset (mm) 55
Distance below top of head (mm) 45
Seat design parameters
Pass/fail Fail
Max T1 acceleration (g) 10.5
Head contact time (ms) 85
Force rating 2
Neck forces
Max neck shear force (N) 161
Max neck tension (N) 589

How the head restraint & seat test is conducted