2009 GMC Envoy

Overview

The GMC Envoy is a midsize sport utility vehicle designed to deliver full-size performance and versatility combined with unexpected comfort and roominess. For 2009, Envoy will be available in the following configurations. - 2WD and 4WD. - SLE and SLT trims.

Top Ten Features

  • 1. Standard head-curtain side-impact air bags These air bags help reduce injuries to occupants on outboard seating positions in side-impact and rollover crashes, and they’re standard on every Envoy model.
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  • 2. Impressive towing capacities Envoy combines midsize handling and efficiency with full-size towing capability. Envoy 2WD models can tow up to 5800 lbs. and 4WD models can handle up to 5700 lbs.
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  • 3. Standard OnStar A one-year OnStar Safe & Sound Plan is standard on every Envoy model. Also available is the Directions & Connections Plan, which includes OnStar Turn-by-Turn Navigation.
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  • 4. StabiliTrak - Stability Control System with Proactive Roll Avoidance StabiliTrak is a stability enhancement system that improves control on all road surfaces at all speeds.
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  • 5. Bluetooth connectivity Now standard on all SLT models, Bluetooth technology enables wireless connectivity between a cell phone and the vehicle’s audio system.
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  • 6. Automatic AutoTrac 4WD All fourwheel drive models are equipped with GM’s exclusive AutoTrac system that automatically transfers power to the front axle when slippage occurs at the rear wheels. This system can transfer from 9 to 100 percent of power to the wheels with the most traction.
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  • 7. DVD/sunroof compatibility The DVD Rear- Seat Entertainment System and the power sunroof may be ordered together.
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  • 8. Standard XM Radio Including three trial months of service. XM turns your world on with commercial-free music channels for virtually every music genre, all in amazing digital sound.
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  • 9. Available navigation radio A large 6.5" LCD color screen with touch-screen technology is the centerpiece of this advanced system. The navigation radio uses a DVD-based map archive, global satellite positioning (GPS) and vehicle position sensors to determine the vehicle’s location and accurately navigate to the driver’s desired destination.
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  • 10. Three new colors This year, three exciting new colors will be added to the Envoy lineup: Quicksilver Metallic, Silver Green Metallic and Sand Beige Metallic.
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Power & Handling

  • Vortec 4.2L I6 engine The Vortec 4.2L I6 produces bestin- class horsepower, and runs so quietly at idle that a starter-interrupt feature, called Intelli-start, has been added to prevent re-engaging the starter while the engine is running. - 285 hp @ 6000 rpm. - 276 lb.-ft. of torque @ 4600 rpm.
  • Automatic transmission Envoy’s standard transmission is a smooth-shifting, electronically controlled 4-speed Hydra- Matic with overdrive that is perfectly matched to transfer the power output of the Vortec 4.2L engine.
  • Heavy duty trailering equipment Every Envoy model comes ready to tow with a standard trailering hitch platform, 7-wire harness plus CHMSL wire and heavy duty flasher.
  • Maximum towing (lbs.). 2WD: 5800. - 4WD: 5700.
  • Maximum payload (lbs.) 2WD: 1146. - 4WD: 1209.
  • Impressive cargo capacity Envoy can accommodate 43.7 cu. ft. of cargo with the rear seat up, and 80.1 cu. ft. with the rear seat folded.
  • Two rear axle ratios A 3.42 rear axle ratio is standard on all models. A 3.73 ratio is an available option.
  • A strong frame Envoy is built on a frame that has fulllength hydroformed side rails with eight crossmembers. This setup adds substantial structural rigidity and helps resist twisting forces.
  • Luxury Ride Suspension Includes high pressure gas Bilstein shocks, front and rear urethane jounce bumpers and front and rear stabilizer bars. Standard on all models and based on the standard front short/long arm and rear 5-link suspension.
  • StabiliTrak - Stability Control System StabiliTrak uses the technology of three different systems Antilock Braking System, Dynamic Rear Proportioning and traction control to monitor and compare driver steering input vs. vehicle response and make corrections when necessary that help the driver maintain control. Standard on both models.
  • AutoTrac 4WD All 4WD models are equipped with GMC’s AutoTrac active transfer case that automatically transfers power to the front axle when slippage occurs at the rear wheels. This system can transfer from 9 to 100 percent of power to the wheels with the most traction.
  • Rack-and-pinion steering The standard hydraulically assisted rack-and-pinion steering enhances Envoy’s overall maneuverability, and helps provide a turning diameter of 36.4'.
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring Standard on both models, this system uses a sensor in each tire to electronically transmit pressure readings to the Driver Information Center so the driver can take action to ensure that all tires are properly inflated. (Does not include spare.)
  • Wheels and tires. 17" 6-spoke, machined aluminum wheels are standard on SLE. - 18" 6-spoke, high-polished aluminum wheels are standard on SLT. - P245/65R17 all-season, blackwall radial tires are standard on SLE models. - P245/60R18 all-season, blackwall radial tires are standard on SLT models.

Comfort And Convenience

  • Distinctive exterior styling Envoy’s exterior design displays the best of GMC styling with a bold front end, sculpted, angular sides and a sleek aerodynamic profile.
  • Standard power mirrors Black, heated, power-adjustable outside mirrors are standard on both models. SLT mirrors also include integrated turn signals.
  • Visibility in all conditions Intermittent front windshield wipers, dual halogen headlamps with automatic lamp control, Daytime Running Lamps and lower integrated halogen fog lamps are standard on all models. SLT adds standard headlamp washers.
  • Liftglass/liftgate combination The liftgate opens completely to allow unimpeded access to the spacious cargo area. The liftglass can be opened separately when dealing with smaller items.
  • Power sunroof Electric tilt-sliding with Express-Open and wind deflector. Available on both models. May be ordered with DVD Rear-Seat Entertainment System.
  • Exterior colors Steel Gray Metallic, Onyx Black, Summit White, Red Jewel Tintcoat, Midnight Blue Metallic, Dark Crimson Metallic, Carbon Black Metallic and, new for 2009, Quicksilver Metallic, Silver Green Metallic and Sand Beige Metallic.
  • Standard luxury features Every Envoy model is equipped with standard power, programmable door locks, power windows, cruise control, Remote Keyless Entry, XM Radio capability and OnStar.
  • Interior colors Light Gray and Ebony.
  • Comfortable, versatile seating All models are equipped with front bucket seats and a second row 60/40 split-bench that comfortably seats three adults. The rear seat also folds forward to create extra cargo room.
  • SLT luxury seating Leather-appointed first and second row seats with heated, 8-way power-adjustable front buckets and driver seat with power lumbar, power recline and 2-position memory.
  • SLE seating Includes Deluxe Cloth trim, reclining front buckets and 8-way power-adjustable driver seat with power recline.
  • Steering wheel All models feature a leather-wrapped steering wheel with Tilt-Wheel. SLT adds controls for the audio system and DIC.
  • Power-adjustable brake and accelerator pedals To better accommodate drivers of all sizes, these pedals can be positioned for maximum comfort. Available on both models.
  • Center console All models are equipped with a standard floor console that houses cup holders and a CD storage area.
  • Driver Information Center (DIC) Located in the center of the instrument cluster, the DIC includes a message center, trip odometer and low fuel indicator. Standard on SLT.
  • Dual-zone climate control Every model is equipped with a dual-zone climate control system that allows separate temperature settings for driver and front passenger. Automatically controlled on SLT; manually controlled on SLE.
  • Bluetooth Technology enables wireless connectivity between a cell phone and the vehicles audio system. Standard on SLT.
  • Universal Home Remote 3-channel system can be programmed to operate a variety of home systems including garage door openers, lighting and security systems. Standard on both models.
  • Sun and Sound Package Includes power sunroof and Bose premium speaker system. Carries option package discount.
  • Sun and 6-disc CD Package Includes power sunroof and AM/FM stereo with 6-disc CD changer. Carries option package discount.
  • Standard audio system Includes an AM/FM stereo with CD player, seek-and-scan, auto-tone control, speedcompensated volume, TheftLock, Radio Data System (RDS) and six speakers.
  • 6-disc, in-dash CD changer Available on SLT in aforementioned Sun and 6-disc CD Package.
  • Bose premium speaker system This 6-speaker system produces 275 watts of power and is optimally tuned to the Envoy interior. Standard on SLT; available on SLE in aforementioned Sun and Sound Package.
  • Rear audio controls Includes controls for volume, station and media and dual headphone jacks (headphones not included). Standard on SLT.
  • XM Radio You will have available their favorite Sports, including every Major League Baseball game, plus the biggest names in News, Talk, Comedy and Family programming, wherever they go from coast to coast. Standard on all models and includes three trial months of service.
  • Touch-screen navigation radio Replaces the regular sound system head with an AM/FM radio, a CD/DVD player and a 6.5" LCD color screen with touch-screen technology. In addition to its navigation capabilities, this system can also play audio CDs as well as DVD movies for the optional Rear-Seat Entertainment System. Available on SLT.
  • Rear-Seat Entertainment System (RSE) Includes a 7" flip-down color LCD screen, wireless remote control, two wireless headphones, remote game plug-in and mute button in the overhead console. Available on both models, and may be ordered with the power sunroof.
    • comparison chart
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    • Engine
      Horsepower @ rpm
      Torque (lb.-ft.) @ rpm
    • 4.2L DOHC I6, 285 @ 6000, 276 @ 4600
    • 4.0L DOHC V6 w/ VVT-i, 236 @ 5200, 266 @ 4000
    • 3.7L SOHC V6, 210 @ 5200, 235 @ 4000
    • 4.0L SOHC V6, 210 @ 5100, 254 @ 3700
    • Transmission
    • 4-speed automatic
    • 5-speed automatic
    • 5-speed automatic
    • 5-speed automatic (V6); 6-speed automatic (V8)
    • Trailer package
    • S
    • S (V8); A (V6)
    • A
    • A
    • Max. towing, 2WD/4WD (lbs.)
    • 5800/5700
    • 5000/5000 (V6); 7300/7300 (V8)
    • 3500/3500 (V6); 3500/6500 (V8); 7400/7200 (Diesel)
    • 5395/5225 (V6); 7310/7130 (V8)
    • Max. payload, 2WD/4WD (lbs.)
    • 1146/1209
    • 1285/1280 (V6); 1235/1500 (V8)
    • 1050/1050
    • 1531/1520
    • Cargo capacity, 1st/2nd/3rd (cu. ft.)
    • 80.1/43.7/-
    • 75.1/42.1/12.0
    • 68.5/34.5/-
    • 85.8/45.1/- (5-pass.); 83.7/43.9/13.6 (7-pass.)
    • Wheelbase/length (in.)
    • 113.0/191.6
    • 109.8/189.2
    • 109.5/188.0
    • 113.7/193.4
    • Front suspension
    • Independent SLA
    • Independent double-wishbone SLA
    • Independent SLA
    • Independent SLA coil-over-shock
    • Rear suspension
    • Live axle w/ 5-link coil spring
    • Live axle w/ 4-link coil spring
    • Live axle w/ 5-link coil spring
    • Independent trailing blade SLA coil-over-shock
    • Rear axle
    • Heavy duty locking (A)
    • Limited-slip
    • Conventional
    • Non limited-slip
    • Vehicle stability control
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • Roll avoidance system
    • -
    • -
    • S
    • S
    • Hill Start Assist
    • -
    • S
    • A (w/ Quadra-Trac II)
    • -
    • Downhill Assist Control
    • -
    • S (4WD only)
    • S (w/ Quadra-Trac II)
    • -
    • 4WD system
    • AutoTrac
    • Manual multi-mode (V6); Full-time multi-mode (V8)
    • Quadra-Trac I; Quadra-Trac II (A)
    • Control Trac
    • Steering
    • Rack-and-pinion
    • Rack-and-pinion
    • Rack-and-pinion
    • Rack-and-pinion
    • Brakes
    • 4-wheel disc w/ ABS
    • 4-wheel disc w/ ABS, EBD, BA
    • 4-wheel disc w/ ABS, BA
    • 4-wheel disc w/ ABS
    • Wheels
    • 17" polished aluminum
    • 16" aluminum alloy
    • 17" Aluminum Sparkle Silver
    • 16" painted aluminum
    • Maximum seating capacity
    • 5
    • 7
    • 5
    • 7
    • Power seat adjustment, driver/front passenger
    • 8/0
    • 8/4 (S V8; A V6)
    • 8/0; 8/4 (A)
    • 6/0; 10/0 (A)
    • Leather-appointed front seats
    • -
    • -
    • A
    • A
    • Heated front seats
    • -
    • -
    • A
    • -
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • S
    • A
    • A
    • S
    • Steering wheel controls
    • -
    • A
    • A
    • S
    • Power-adjustable pedals
    • A
    • -
    • A
    • A
    • Auto-dimming ISRV mirror
    • S
    • A
    • A
    • A
    • Power, heated OSRV mirrors
    • S
    • S (Power only)
    • S
    • S (Power only)
    • Remote start
    • -
    • -
    • A
    • A
    • Power sunroof
    • A
    • A
    • A
    • A
    • Climate control
    • Manual dual-zone
    • Automatic single-zone
    • Manual single-zone
    • Manual single-zone
    • 6-disc CD changer
    • -
    • A (w/ MP3/WMA)
    • S (w/ MP3)
    • A (w/ MP3)
    • Speakers
    • 6; Bose (A)
    • 6; 10 JBL (A)
    • 6; Boston Acoustics (A)
    • 4; 7 (A)
    • Satellite radio
    • S (XM)
    • A (SIRIUS or XM)
    • S (SIRIUS)
    • A (SIRIUS)
    • Navigation system
    • -
    • A
    • A
    • -
    • DVD entertainment system
    • A
    • A
    • A
    • -
    • Rear park assist
    • -
    • -
    • A
    • A
    • Rearview camera
    • -
    • A
    • A
    • -
    • Head room, 1st/2nd/3rd (in.)
    • 40.2/39.6/-
    • 39.7/39.1/32.9
    • 39.7/39.3/-
    • 39.8/38.7/37.4
    • Leg room, 1st/2nd/3rd (in.)
    • 41.4/37.0/-
    • 41.8/34.6/24.1
    • 41.7/35.5/-
    • 42.4/36.9/34.9
    • Shoulder room, 1st/2nd/3rd (in.)
    • 58.5/58.5/-
    • 58.0/57.2/56.7
    • 59.1/58.4/-
    • 59.0/58.9/53.1
    • Hip room, 1st/2nd/3rd (in.)
    • 55.5/58.1/-
    • 55.3/55.4/48.4
    • 57.1/62.3/-
    • 55.4/55.5/45.3
    • Bumper-to-bumper warranty
    • 3/36,000
    • 3/36,000
    • 3/36,000
    • 3/36,000
    • Powertrain warranty
    • 5/100,000
    • 5/60,000
    • Lifetime
    • 5/60,000
    • Roadside assistance and courtesy transportation
    • 5/100,000
    • -
    • 3/36,000 (Towing only)
    • 5/60,000
    • Corrosion warranty
    • 6/100,000
    • 5/unlimited
    • 5/100,000
    • 5/unlimited
    • Dual-stage frontal air bags
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • Front passenger sensing system
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • Seat-mounted side-impact air bags
    • -
    • A
    • -
    • S
    • Head-curtain side-impact air bags
    • S
    • A
    • S
    • S
    • Daytime Running Lamps
    • S
    • A
    • -
    • -
    • Tire pressure monitor
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • S
    • Automatic headlamps
    • S
    • S
    • A
    • A
    • Fog lamps
    • S
    • S
    • A
    • S
    • OnStar
    • S
    • -
    • -
    • -

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