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4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 9 reviews
2007 Pontiac Torrent Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 9 reviews
Billed as Pontiac's first SUV (though Aztek owners might argue this point), the Pontiac Torrent is actually a crossover wagon and enters its second year on the market in 2007. Most of its changes focus on safety features and a few extra options in this already well-equipped compact sport utility vehicle.
The 2007 Torrent is available in front-wheel or all-wheel drive, depending on what you need the SUV for. Both models come with a 3.4-liter, 185-hp V6 and 5-speed auto transmission only.
Pontiac is trying to build up its performance branding image once again, and has given the Torrent a sports suspension and unibody design, to make it handle more like a car than an unwieldy SUV. Standard features include ABS brakes, fog lights, skid plates, power locks and windows, keyless entry, a roof rack, and air conditioning. New in 2007 is a standard Stabilitrak system, tire pressure gauge, an updated alarm, and a rollover sensor. In addition to heated leather seats, power adjustable seats, and steering wheel controls, added options for 2007 include a driver information center and remote start (great for winter temperatures).
The 2007 Torrent only has two rows of seats, but this means it has ample leg and headroom, even in the rear. Cargo capacity reaches up to 72.5 cubic feet when the rear seats fold, and the front passenger seat also folds to fit longer objects. Many owners love that the rear seats can move forward or back, adjusting for more legroom or more cargo space, and they also recline, ensuring a comfortable ride for passengers.
2007 Torrent owners appreciate its versatility (lots of compartments in the cargo hold), good gas mileage (18/25 mpg), and car-like sporty handling. Overall comfort and elbow room is superior to comparable compact SUVs. They also like the exterior styling that distinguishes it from its competitors. The biggest complaint was a desire for more engine power and acceleration response. Some also mentioned rattling.
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Pontiac Torrent Questions
I've Got A 13 Volt Draw On My 07 Torrent Battery Not Running...is The Volta...
I've been left with dead battery the last couple days ....pulled all fuses and still drawing about 13 volts not running. I know all vehicles draw some but is this a normal amount for a torrent?
My Steering Is Real Tight, Power Steering Not Working Properly
Headlights Not Working After Replacing Engine?!
I just replaced the engine on my 2007 Pontiac Torrent, and don't recall unhooking any electrical. The headlights are not working. For example, I will turn the fog lights on and it signals that they'r...
Keys Locked In Ignition, Battery Dead, 2007 Pontiac Torrent
I have a 2007 Pontiac Torrent 60,000 miles no problems so far. It is about 20 below with the wind chill went to start my car in the AM, found the keys in the forward (on position) and cannot get the...
Does Anyone Else With A Torrent Experience An Awful Plastic Rubbing Noise O...
Mine has made this noise only below freezing when the car is cold when I go over speed bumps. It sounds horrible and when I take it in the car is warmed up and it doesn't make this noise. The dealer...