Pontiac Torrent Model Overview

Pontiac Torrent Questions

I Need A Door Handle Replaced On My Pontiac Torrent 2006 Model - Where Can ...

My door handle came off on driver's side Pontiac torrent 2006 model - need replaced - broke off

How Can I Manually Open My 2006 Torrent Tailgate

I Change My Heater Core And Now My Car Won't Start

I have checked the battery and the alternator and they are fine. When I turn the car on you can hear everything engage but when I turn the car over it just makes a ingle click noise and it doesn't...

Cooling System

I have a 2006 Torrent and I am loosing anti-freeze somewhere. There are no apparent leaks, but I have to refill the tank about once a month because it overheats otherwise. My mechanic has checked for ...

Check Engine Light

So my check engine light came on this morning. For the past few weeks the heat has been slow to come up and a few times it cut off when in put it in reverse. Could all these issues be related? What...

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.

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