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2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$7,111
25 listings nationwide

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2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,017
17 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
Michael Perkins Review:

Choosing the right TrailBlazer is not easy. The only way to get the SS...

The Good: Virtually unchanged, Chevrolet's 2009 TrailBlazer still offers a comfo...

The Bad: Cheap interior materials and a suspension that never quite got it righ...

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
Michael Perkins Review:

With plenty to offer in the crossover segment, the Torrent is a welcom...

The Good: The 2009 Pontiac Torrent is a stylish, safe, and comfortable option in...

The Bad: The GXP trim adds little to the '09 Torrent but cost and annoyance wit...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
65
2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer 1LT 4WDReview:

Cool — Greater performance greater braking greater handling strong body. I haven't repair for anything the ...

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
95
2009 Pontiac Torrent BaseReview:

Great Reliable Car. — This car is very reliable. I loved it so much that I had leased it first and then kept it and I am ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X4
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
14 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
20 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 22 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
285 hp @ 6,000 RPM
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
276 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.3:1
9.5:1
Displacement
4,200 cc
3,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.66 in x 4.01 in
3.62 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 3 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 5 stars
Side Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Optional
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 46.9 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 37 in 40.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 41 cu ft 35.2 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,227 lbs 1,410 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,227 lbs 1,314 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 5,200 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 5,700 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.8 in 188.8 in
Width 74.7 in 71.4 in
Height 72.5 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 113 in 112.5 in

Available Options

2009 Chevrolet TrailBlazer
1LT 4WD
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base

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