Pontiac Torrent vs Jeep Patriot Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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2009 Pontiac Torrent
CarGurus Instant Market Value
6 listings nationwide


2017 Jeep Patriot
75th Anniversary Edition 4WD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
9 listings nationwide
3 GREAT deals
2 GOOD deals


Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Michael Perkins Review:

With plenty to offer in the crossover segment, the Torrent is a welcom...

The Good: The 2009 Pontiac Torrent is a stylish, safe, and comfortable option in...

The Bad: The GXP trim adds little to the '09 Torrent but cost and annoyance wit...

2017 Jeep Patriot
75th Anniversary Edition 4WD
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The 2017 Jeep Patriot, a 5-passenger compact crossover, is similar to the old World War II Jeeps in name only. But what today’s Patriot, which was introduced for the 2007 model year, b...

User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2009 Pontiac Torrent
holhol2 2009 Pontiac Torrent BaseReview:

Great Reliable Car. — This car is very reliable. I loved it so much that I had leased it first and then kept it and I am ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2017 Jeep Patriot
75th Anniversary Edition 4WD
Dash14 writes:
Great vehicle just bought one
Lynnel writes:
Still want another Patriot
Value Ranked 2015 Jeep Patriot better.
"Not too much."
Would Buy Ranked 2015 Jeep Patriot better.
"Its more affordable."
GuruLXZ13 writes:
Awesome car. Lots of longevity. Shame they no longer make Patriot as 0f 2017.


2009 Pontiac Torrent
2017 Jeep Patriot
75th Anniversary Edition 4WD
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic 6-Speed Automatic
Fuel Economy, City
17 MPG
20 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
24 MPG
25 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 20 gal 13.6 gal
Fuel Type
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
172 hp @ 6,000 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
165 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
6 cylinders
4 cylinders
Compression Ratio
3,400 cc
2,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.62 in x 3.31 in
3.46 in x 3.82 in
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags -- Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars --
Front Passenger 5 stars --
Side Driver 4 stars --
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars --
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars --
Overall -- 3 stars
Front Crash Overall -- 3 stars
Front Crash Driver -- 3 stars
Front Crash Passenger -- 4 stars
Side Crash Overall -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Driver -- 5 stars
Side Barrier Passenger -- 5 stars
Side Pole Driver -- 5 stars
Rollover -- 5 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Standard
Leather Seats Optional --
Air Conditioning Standard --
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional --
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard --
Driver Power Seats Optional --
Passenger Power Seats Standard --
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 40.6 in
Back Legroom 40.2 in 39.4 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 35.2 cu ft 23 cu ft
Standard Payload 1,410 lbs --
Maximum Payload 1,314 lbs 1,312 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs --
Maximum Towing Capacity 3,500 lbs 2,000 lbs
Length 188.8 in 173.8 in
Width 71.4 in 69.2 in
Height 69.3 in 65.5 in
Wheelbase 112.5 in 103.7 in

Available Options

2009 Pontiac Torrent
2017 Jeep Patriot
75th Anniversary Edition 4WD

Exterior Colors

  • Billet Silver Metallic Clearcoat
  • Bright White Clearcoat
  • Granite Crystal Metallic Clearcoat
  • Recon Green Clearcoat

Option Packages

  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Value Group
  • Quick Order Package 2GK 75th Anniversary Edition
  • ParkView Rear Back-Up Camera
  • Transmission: 6-Speed Automatic

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