Xenforo's Native pages aren't that useful.
Xenforo.com doesn't use them. Pages aren't even findable via searching ! (obviously they aren't important).
Xenforo 1.2 enables Pages to be findable via Xenforo Search.
Consider tweaking the RM for your Pages needs ?
What else have you looked into ?
XenForo's pages are quite useful. XenForo uses a modified core to run the website as it does quite a bit more functionality than just adding pages. The comparisons between the two are basically comparing apples and oranges.
Page nodes are searchable
If you have page nodes with content in them, they will now be indexed and displayed in search results. (Note that if you are upgrading, you will need to rebuild the page search index for them to become searchable.)