Pontiac Torrent Model Overview
Used Pontiac Torrent
Pontiac Torrent Questions
I have a Pontiac torrent 2008 and I'm having a issue with it over heating from going down the road it's fine but if you idle it then the temp gauge starts to raise to the red I've checked the relay...
Im looking into getting a pontiac torrent but the one im looking at has high mileage. How many miles can you get them to go, if well maintained, before dropping buckets of money?
I bought a 2006 pontiac torrent last November. It has been a nightmare. There is a front end humming that sounds centre of the vehicle. It's loudest at around 70kmh but mostly gets louder the fa...
When I turn on the ignition a high pitched squeal comes from inside the car, and stays on for about 30 minutes then goes off. What is causing this
My 2007 Pontiac Torrent overheated . The coolant level was low.Service replaced the rad, which they indicated had a potential to fail, and also replaced the thermostat. The car ran for about a day and...
Pontiac Torrent Overview
Having tried its hand at a crossover vehicle with the poorly received Aztek, Pontiac goes whole hog and introduces its first ever SUV, the Pontiac Torrent. The Torrent is still a compact crossover SUV, however, retaining a sporty car-like feel and sports suspension at an affordable price, while still offering many of the versatile features of a full-blown SUV.
Sharing a platform and powertrain with the Chevrolet Equinox, Pontiac dresses up its front and rear ends with its own unique styling. The Torrent features a 3.4-liter V6 and 5-speed automatic transmission. It comes in either front-wheel or all-wheel drive and offers a lot of cargo carrying options with its split-fold front and rear seats. The back seats also move forward and back to increase the cargo space or legroom accordingly. Though it's termed a compact, there is generous passenger room. Its compact size makes it more lightweight than most SUVs and even most crossovers, and it boasts an 18/25 fuel economy. That may not bowl you over, but for a car of its size, loaded with as many features as it has, it's fairly impressive.
Power locks and windows, ABS brakes, a luggage rack, cargo compartments, fog lights, and keyless entry are all standard on the Torrent, though there are plenty of option packages to make your drive as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible. In 2007, the Torrent added more safety features, including an anti-rollover sensor and Stabilitrak.
For 2008, it looks like Pontiac is going to release a much anticipated Torrent GXP, a sleeker, sportier version powered by a 265-hp V6 engine.