Pontiac Torrent
6 reviews
Pontiac Torrent
MSRP Range $24,820-$31,415 Trims4 Combined MPG 20 Seats 1-5

Showing the 2009 Pontiac Torrent pricing and photos


Model Overview

The current Pontiac Torrent is a compact suv that seats from 1 to 5, depending on the configuration and trim. It comes in 4 trims.

The Torrent competes with the Chevrolet Equinox, Suzuki XL7 and Saturn Vue.

Our Take on the Latest Model

Our Take

Available in base and performance-oriented GXP trim levels, the five-seat Torrent compact SUV comes with front- or all-wheel drive and a choice of V-6 engines. The Pontiac Torrent is closely related to the Chevrolet Equinox. The Torrent's competition is the Ford Escape, Jeep Liberty and Toy... Read Full Report

What We Don't Like

  • Outdated interior
  • Poor steering response
  • No side-impact crash test

Notable Features

  • 264-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 (GXP)
  • Five- or six-speed automatic
  • Electronic trailer sway control
  • FWD or AWD
  • Standard side curtain airbags

Consumer Reviews


Average based on 68 reviews across all years

Most Recent Consumer Reviews
2009 Torrent

Worst turning radius ever!

by Kpell from Canada on September 16, 2017

Great looking vehicle, caught my eye and reason I purchased fully loaded and new. Should never have spent the money on the extra warranty. Every problem I had in the first three years never seemed t... Read Full Review

2008 Torrent

I'm satisfied with vehicle Brent helped me pick.

by Traqualia318 from Shreveport, Louisiana on August 9, 2017

I think this vehicle is worth every penny we're spending. We came down here looking to buy a decent car that doesn't need any work and I can say we found it thanks to Brent.

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