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2010 Pontiac Vibe
1.8L
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$5,676
11 listings nationwide

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2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$6,017
17 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2010 Pontiac Vibe
1.8L
Eric Tallberg Preview:

The popular 2010 Pontiac Vibe remains virtually unchanged after a comprehensive re-design in ’09. Versatile yet sporty, the 2010 Vibe is a five-passenger, five-door wagon that takes ma...

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
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...

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

2010 Pontiac Vibe
1.8L
10
writes:
Solid feel. Smooth ride with plenty of power.
Power Ranked 2010 Ford Focus SE worse.
"Peppy right from a stop. Good acceleration to pass."
Would Buy Ranked 2010 Ford Focus SE worse.
"Liked the feel and comfort of the ride."
115
2010 Pontiac Vibe 1.8LReview:

2010 Pontiac Vibe — The 2010 Pontiac Vibe gets great gas mileage and has a motor in it that will last a long time. The ...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
95
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

Specs

2010 Pontiac Vibe
1.8L
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base
Powertrain 5-Speed Automatic
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
26 MPG
26 MPG
17 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
31 MPG
32 MPG
24 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13 gal 20 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
132 hp @ 6,000 RPM
132 hp @ 6,000 RPM
185 hp @ 5,200 RPM
Torque
128 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
128 lb-ft @ 4,400 RPM
210 lb-ft @ 3,800 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
6 cylinders
Compression Ratio
10:1
10:1
9.5:1
Displacement
1,800 cc
1,800 cc
3,400 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.17 in x 3.47 in
3.17 in x 3.47 in
3.62 in x 3.31 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard --
Rear Side Airbags Standard --
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Front Driver 5 stars 5 stars
Front Passenger 5 stars 5 stars
Side Driver 5 stars 4 stars
Side Rear Passenger 4 stars 4 stars
Rollover (pre-2011) 4 stars 4 stars
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Optional Optional
Leather Seats -- Optional
Air Conditioning Optional Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
CD Changer -- Optional
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Optional Standard
Power Door Locks Optional Standard
Driver Power Seats -- Optional
Passenger Power Seats Optional Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.6 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 36.2 in 40.2 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 20.1 cu ft 35.2 cu ft
Standard Payload -- 1,410 lbs
Maximum Payload -- 1,314 lbs
Standard Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Maximum Towing Capacity 1,500 lbs 3,500 lbs
Exterior
Length 171.1 in 188.8 in
Width 69.5 in 71.4 in
Height 61 in 69.3 in
Wheelbase 102.4 in 112.5 in

Available Options

2010 Pontiac Vibe
1.8L
2009 Pontiac Torrent
Base

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