...It comes with a six-speed automatic transmission with manual shift control. EPA estimated fuel economy is similar for both front-wheel- and all-wheel-drive versions: 17 mpg city/24 mpg highway for the 3.4-liter engine and 16 mpg city/24 mpg highway for the 3.6-liter V6. Both models have an EPA combined estimate of 19 mpg. That's notably less than four-cylinder-powered rivals like the CR-V and RAV4. Safety: Antilock disc brakes, traction control, side curtain airbags, OnStar telematics and stability control with trailer-sway-mitigating technology are all standard on the 2009 Pontiac Torrent...
...With plenty to offer in the crossover segment, the Torrent is a welcome member of the Pontiac stable, even if it won’t stick around.
...Available 3,500-pound towing capacity Front- or all-wheel drive MacPherson struts are used for the front suspension, and a four-link independent suspension is installed in the rear Safety An electronic stability system is standard and comes with electronic trailer sway control, which activates the electronic stability system when it detects trailer sway caused by an improper trailer weight balance or excessive vehicle speed. Antilock brakes Electronic stability system Standard side curtain airbags with rollover sensors Torrent GXP Like other GXP trims on Pontiac models, the Torrent GXP gets a...
General Motors has confirmed that Pontiac's struggling Torrent SUV will be canned this week due to poor sales and a need to remarket the brand as a lineup that specializes in... read more March 4, 2009 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 3