Pontiac Torrent vs Buick Enclave Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
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2021 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
MSRP
$56,300
Invoice
$53,710
Average Price Paid
$55,305
464 listings nationwide

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2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
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2021 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,802
7 listings nationwide

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2021 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$57,313
18 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

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...

2021 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
Stephen Edelstein Test Drive Review:

Buickā€™s best crossover SUV is its biggest crossover SUV, and especially when equipped with its top trim level. The 2021 Buick Enclave Avenir is stylish and upscale, roomy and quiet, an...

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  • Look and Feel 9
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 9
  • Technology 5
  • Safety 4
  • Cost-Effectiveness 3

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

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
105
holhol2 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

2021 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
No User Reviews

Specs

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
2021 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 9-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
4X4
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20 gal 21.9 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
310 hp @ 6,800 RPM
Torque
210 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
266 lb-ft @ 2,800 RPM
Cylinders
6 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.5:1
11.5:1
Displacement
3,400 cc
3,600 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.31 in
3.74 in x 3.37 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 4 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 5 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard --
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Optional Standard
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 7 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 40.2 in 38.9 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.2 cu ft 23.6 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,410 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,314 lbs 1,708 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 5,000 lbs
Exterior
Length 188.8 in 204.3 in
Width 71.4 in 89.3 in
Height 69.3 in 69.9 in
Wheelbase 112.5 in 120.9 in

Available Options

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
2021 Buick Enclave
Avenir AWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Slate Metallic
  • Ebony Twilight Metallic
  • Rich Garnet Metallic
  • Satin Steel Metallic
  • White Frost Tricoat

Option Packages

  • AVENIR Technology Package
  • LPO, Hit The Road Package
  • LPO, Molded Assist Steps, Painted
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System With DVD Player, Dual Headrest
  • LPO, Rear Seat Infotainment System Without DVD Player, Dual Headrest
  • Trailering Package, 5000 LBS.

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