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2009 GMC Envoy
Denali
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$36,535
2007 Buick Rainier
CXL AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$34,305
3 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 GMC Envoy
Denali
Michael Perkins Review:

Time is running short for GMC's Envoy, and it looks like 2009 will be ...

The Good: The 2009 GMC Envoy’s top-tier suspension and engine make for a complet...

The Bad: While it’s expected that the top-of-the-line trim will be an upgrade f...

2007 Buick Rainier
CXL AWD

The 2007 Buick Rainier is basically a carryover from the previous year and only gets two new standard features -- a tire pressure monitor, and a one-year subscription to OnStars Turn b...

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

2009 GMC Envoy
Denali
Tammymatney18 writes:
Great
Looks/Style Ranked 2006 Dodge Stratus worse.
"I like them n just do"
Would Buy Ranked 2006 Dodge Stratus worse.
"Cause I drove one n a lot better "
2007 Buick Rainier
CXL AWD
20
JOHNNYO13 writes:
Nice riding lots of small issues. If transmission goes 2500.00 watch the fluid levels
75
bhartsel6045 2007 Buick Rainier CXL AWDReview:

Looks Beautiful With All High Way Mileage. — Loved the comfort from all of the luxury options. Very reliable too. I am the second owner of the tr...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

45
Sharron 2007 Buick Rainier CXL AWDReview:

My Current Demo Vehicle...gonna Be Hard To Give Up! — Drives great, comfortable, luxurious and practical.

Specs

2009 GMC Envoy
Denali
2007 Buick Rainier
CXL AWD
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
4X2
AWD
AWD
Fuel Economy, City
15 MPG
13 MPG
14 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
21 MPG
19 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 22 gal 22 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Flex Fuel Vehicle
Gasoline
Power
300 hp @ 5,200 RPM
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291 hp @ 6,000 RPM
Torque
321 lb-ft @ 4,000 RPM
--
277 lb-ft @ 4,800 RPM
Cylinders
8 cylinders
8 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.9:1
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10:1
Displacement
5,300 cc
5,300 cc
4,200 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.78 in x 3.62 in
--
3.66 in x 4.01 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Optional
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 3 stars 3 stars
Front Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Side Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Side Rear Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 3 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats Standard Standard
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
Cassette Player -- Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.4 in 43.1 in
Back Legroom 37 in 37.1 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 43.7 cu ft 39.8 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,389 lbs 1,150 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,389 lbs 1,150 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 6,100 lbs 6,600 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 6,600 lbs 6,600 lbs
Exterior
Length 191.6 in 193.4 in
Width 74.7 in 75.4 in
Height 71.9 in 74.5 in
Wheelbase 113 in 113 in
Bed Length 39.7 in --

Available Options

2009 GMC Envoy
Denali
2007 Buick Rainier
CXL AWD

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