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2010 Saturn VUE
XE
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,733
3 listings nationwide

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2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,999
29 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Saturn VUE
XE
Michael Perkins Review:

The Saturn VUE very well may be the best option in the compact crossov...

The Good: Class-leading handling and controls put the 2010 Saturn VUE in a uniqu...

The Bad: Sluggish performance from its base engine and seats that seem inadequa...

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.

2010 Saturn VUE
XE
No User Reviews
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
85
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

2010 Saturn VUE
XE
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
Powertrain 4-Speed Automatic 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
19 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
26 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 19 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
169 hp @ 6,200 RPM
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
161 lb-ft @ 5,100 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10.4:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,400 cc
3,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.46 in x 3.85 in
3.62 in x 3.31 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 5 stars
Front Passenger 5 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
Leather Seats Optional Optional
Air Conditioning -- Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats -- Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 40.7 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 36.9 in 40.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 29.2 cu ft 35.2 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,410 lbs
Maximum Payload 1,173 lbs 1,314 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 180.1 in 188.8 in
Width 72.8 in 71.4 in
Height 67 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 106.6 in 112.5 in

Available Options

2010 Saturn VUE
XE
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base

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