2008 Pontiac Torrent  -  $24,135


Vehicle Details

MSRP: $24,135
Base Invoice: $22,606
Destination Charge: $615
Options: $0
Trim: FWD 4dr
Doors: 4
Drive train: Front Wheel Drive
MPG: Avg: | City: 17 | Hwy: 24
Body Style: Torrent FWD
Transmission: Transmission, 5-speed automatic, electronically controlled
Engine: Engine, 3.4L V6 (185 hp [138.0 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 210 lb-ft of torque [283.8 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)

Pros

Roomy rear seat; available all-wheel drive; competitive pricing.


Model Highlights

The 2008 Torrent enters its third year as Pontiac's mid-size crossover entrant, and it is now the division's only vehicle that can be ordered with all-wheel drive.

The base Torrent is powered by a 3.4L V6 that produces 185 horsepower and is paired with a five-speed automatic,. The Torrent can carry up to 68.6 cubic feet of cargo with the rear seats folded, and it will also tow up to 3,500 pounds. Versatility is enhanced by the rear seats' ability to recline and slide forward and backward, allowing five passengers to be comfortably transported.

Standard equipment on the base Torrent includes a luggage rack, fog lamps, power mirrors, a comprehensive driver information center, power locks with remote keyless entry, power windows, an alarm system and air conditioning.

Standard equipment on the GXP includes deep tinted glass, heated front sport bucket seats, seven cup holders, front and rear floor mats, leather wrapped steering wheel with mounted audio controls and a remote vehicle starter system.

Safety is bolstered by standard traction control, StabiliTrak, four-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, daytime running lamps and one year of OnStar. Optional seat-mounted and side curtain air bags can be added.

All levels of audio systems are covered in the Torrent. The standard CD player includes an auxiliary input jack for portable digital music players, while an upgraded CD player can handle MP3 files and XM satellite radio can be added for $200. A six-disc CD changer is optional, as is a DVD entertainment system, a navigation system and a 260-watt seven-speaker system with an amplifier and a subwoofer.


Model News

For 2008 the Pontiac Torrent has 2 new models, the GXP in a Front Wheel Drive and an All Wheel Drive. The GXP comes with a 3.6L V6 VVT engine, 6-speed automatic transmission, 18" tires and aluminum wheels, hydraulic power steering and performance tuned suspension as standard. Also for 2008, Stabilitrak comes with an integrated electronic sway control, a compass is now standard with the Driver Information Center and there is an optional chrome package. Deep Blue Metallic, Teal Metallic and Carbon Black Metallic are three new colors available on the 2008 Torrent.


Value Writeup

The 2008 Pontiac Torrent gains advantage over other crossover vehicles by offering more room per dollar. The spacious rear makes carrying five adults a real possibility, and the potential cargo carrying capacity is generous. The Torrent also received five stars in NHTSA's frontal and side crash tests.


Drivetrain
Front Wheel Drive

EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy
24 MPG

Cruising Range - City
340.00 mi

EPA Fuel Economy Est - City
17 MPG

Cruising Range - Hwy
480.00 mi

Engine Order Code
LNJ

Engine Type
Gas V6

Displacement
3.4L/209

Fuel System
EFI

SAE Net Horsepower @ RPM
185 @ 5200

SAE Net Torque @ RPM
210 @ 3800

Trans Order Code
MX0

Trans Type
5

Trans Description Cont.
Automatic

First Gear Ratio (:1)
4.69

Second Gear Ratio (:1)
2.94

Third Gear Ratio (:1)
1.92

Fourth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.30

Fifth Gear Ratio (:1)
1.00

Reverse Ratio (:1)
3.18

Final Drive Axle Ratio (:1)
2.48

Total Cooling System Capacity
10.6 qts

EPA Classification
2WD Sport Utility Vehicle

Passenger Capacity
5

Passenger Volume
106.4 ft³

Front Head Room
40.9 in

Front Leg Room
41.2 in

Front Shoulder Room
55.7 in

Front Hip Room
51.1 in

Second Head Room
40.1 in

Second Leg Room
40.2 in

Second Shoulder Room
55.9 in

Second Hip Room
51.3 in

Wheelbase
112.5 in

Length, Overall
188.8 in

Width, Max w/o mirrors
71.4 in

Height, Overall
69.3 in

Track Width, Front
61.6 in

Track Width, Rear
61.8 in

Min Ground Clearance
7.9 in

Liftover Height
28.6 in

Cargo Volume to Seat 1
68.6 ft³

Cargo Volume to Seat 2
35.2 ft³

Base Curb Weight
3660 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Dead Weight Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
350 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Trailer Wt.
3500 lbs

Wt Distributing Hitch - Max Tongue Wt.
525 lbs

Suspension Type - Front
Independent

Suspension Type - Rear
Independent

Suspension Type - Front (Cont.)
Strut-type

Front Tire Order Code
QKG

Rear Tire Order Code
QKG

Front Tire Size
P235/65R16

Rear Tire Size
P235/65R16

Front Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Rear Wheel Size
16 x 6.5 in

Front Wheel Material
Aluminum

Rear Wheel Material
Aluminum

Steering Type
Variable pwr

Steering Ratio (:1), Overall
19.4

Lock to Lock Turns (Steering)
3.8

Turning Diameter - Curb to Curb
41.8 ft

Brake Type
Pwr

Brake ABS System
4-Wheel

Disc - Front (Yes or )
Yes

Disc - Rear (Yes or )
Yes

Front Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.7 x 1.0 in

Rear Brake Rotor Diam x Thickness
11.9 x 0.8 in

Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx
20 gal

Total Option Weight
0.00 lbs

Basic Years
3

Basic Miles/km
36,000

Drivetrain Years
5

Drivetrain Miles/km
100,000

Corrosion Years
6

Corrosion Miles/km
100,000

Roadside Assistance Years
5

Roadside Assistance Miles/km
100,000

Frontal Driver

Frontal Passenger

Side Driver

Side Rear Passenger

Crash Test Note
Results based on a 35 MPH frontal crash and 38.5 MPH side crash. Results are reported in a range of one to five stars, with five stars indicating the best crash protection for vehicles within the same weight class. This test used driver and passenger belts and airbags.

NHTSA Rollover Rating

Rollover Note
The Rollover Resistance Rating is an estimate of your risk of rolling over if you have a single vehicle crash. It does not predict the likelihood of that crash. The Rollover Resistance Rating utilizes a "fishhook" maneuver which is a series of abrupt turns at varying speeds to see how "top-heavy" a vehicle is. The more "top-heavy" the vehicle, the more likely it is to roll over. The lowest rated vehicles (1-star) are at least four times more likely to roll over than the highest rated vehicles (5-stars).

Engine, 3.4L V6 (185 hp [138.0 kW] @ 5200 rpm, 210 lb-ft of torque [283.8 N-m] @ 3800 rpm)

Transmission, 5-speed automatic, electronically controlled

Rear axle, 2.48 ratio

Front wheel drive

Battery, maintenance-free with rundown protection

GVWR, 5070 lbs (2300 kg)

Suspension, Sport, 4-wheel independent, front strut type with coil springs

Steering, power-assist, electric-variable

Exhaust, stainless-steel

Exhaust outlet, stainless-steel

Wheels, 4 - 16" x 6.5" (40.6 cm x 16.5 cm) cast aluminum, includes spare tire and wheel

Tires, P235/65R16 all-season, blackwall

Liftgate, rear with glass

Spoiler, rear

Luggage rack, roof-mounted, Silver

Bumpers, front and rear body-color with Charcoal pads

Moldings, body-color bodyside

Headlamps, halogen composite with automatic exterior lamp control and flash-to-pass feature

Fog lamps, front halogen with chrome accents

Mirrors, outside power-adjustable, body-color, manual-folding

Wipers, front intermittent

Wiper, rear intermittent with washer

Door handles, body-color

Audio system, AM/FM stereo with CD/MP3 player, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, Radio Data System (RDS), automatic volume, TheftLock, auxiliary input jack for iPod/MP3 player and 6 speakers

Audio system feature, 6-speaker system

Antenna, roof-mounted combination

Seats, front bucket, includes driver manual height seat adjuster

Seat, front passenger flat-folding seatback

Seats, rear Multi-Flex 60/40 split-bench with 2-position recline

Seat trim, Base cloth

Console, center, front with armrest, concealed storage and 2 cup holders

Console, floor with storage bin and cup holder

Cup holders, 3 front and 2 rear

Steering column, tilt

Steering wheel, urethane 3-spoke

Instrumentation, electronic with speedometer, fuel level, engine temperature and tachometer

Driver Information Center, electronic, includes over 20 personalization and vehicle information features including trip odometer, fuel range, outside temperature and compass display

Warning tones, headlamp on, key-in-ignition and turn signal reminder

Door locks, power programmable with Remote Keyless Entry

Windows, power with driver Express-Down and passenger lockout

Remote Keyless Entry, with 2 transmitters, panic button, content theft alarm, activation verification and illuminated entry

Cruise control, electronic with set and resume speed

Theft-deterrent alarm system, content theft alarm

Air conditioning, single-zone manual

Defogger, rear-window electric

Air filtration system

Mirror, inside rearview manual day/night

Visors, driver and front passenger vanity mirrors

Lighting, interior with theatre dimming, dual front reading, center-mounted dome and rear cargo area

Power outlets, 2 auxiliary with covers, 12-volt, includes 1 front and 1 rear

Traction control

StabiliTrak, vehicle stability enhancement system

Brakes, 4-wheel antilock, 4-wheel disc

Daytime Running Lamps

Tire Pressure Monitoring System

OnStar, 1-year of Safe and Sound plan. Includes Automatic Notification of Air Bag Deployment, Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance, Emergency Services, Roadside Assistance, Remote Door Unlock, OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics, Hands-Free Calling, AccidentAssist and Remote Horn & Lights (OnStar services require vehicle electrical system (including battery), wireless service and GPS satellite signals to be available and operating for features to function properly. OnStar acts as a link to existing emergency service providers. Stolen Vehicle Location Assistance and Remote Door Unlock success varies with conditions. OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics available on most 2004 MY and newer GM vehicles. Diagnostic capability varies by model. Visit onstar.com or call 1-888-466-7827 for system limitations and details.)

Air bags, dual-stage frontal, driver and right-front passenger with Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and the correct child restraints for your childs age and size. Even in vehicles equipped with air bags and the Passenger Sensing System, children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat. Never place a rear-facing infant restraint in the front seat of any vehicle equipped with an active frontal air bag. See the vehicles Owners Manual and child safety seat instructions for more safety information.)

Safety belts, 3-point, driver and right-front passenger, height-adjustable includes pretensioners

Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions

LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats

Door locks, rear child security

 
EMISSIONS, FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CONNECTICUT, MAINE, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND AND VERMONT STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS, CALIFORNIA STATE REQUIREMENTS
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS, NEW YORK, PENNSYLVANIA OR RHODE ISLAND
$0

 
EMISSIONS OVERRIDE, FEDERAL
$0

 
ENGINE, 3.4L V6
$0

 
TRANSMISSION, 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC, ELECTRONICALLY CONTROLLED
$0

 
WHEELS, 4 - 16" X 6.5" (40.6 CM X 16.5 CM) CAST ALUMINUM
$0

 
WHEELS, 4 - 17" X 7" (43.2 CM X 17.8 CM) CAST ALUMINUM, FLANGELESS, PAINTED
$295

 
WHEELS, 4 - 17" X 7" (43.2 CM X 17.8 CM) CHROME-CLADDED ALUMINUM
$750

 
WHEELS, 4 - 17" X 7" (43.2 CM X 17.8 CM) CHROME-PLATED ALUMINUM
$850

 
TIRES, P235/65R16 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
TIRES, P235/60R17 ALL-SEASON, BLACKWALL
$0

 
SEDONA BEIGE METALLIC
$0

 
BLACK
$0

 
DEEP BLUE METALLIC
$0

 
GRANITE GRAY METALLIC
$0

 
SONOMA RED METALLIC
$0

 
LIQUID SILVER METALLIC
$0

 
TEAL METALLIC
$0

 
BRIGHT WHITE
$0

 
CARBON BLACK METALLIC
$95

 
STANDARD PAINT
$0

 
EBONY, SEAT TRIM, BASE CLOTH
$0

 
SAND, SEAT TRIM, BASE CLOTH
$0

 
EBONY, SEAT TRIM, PREMIUM CLOTH
$0

 
SAND, SEAT TRIM, PREMIUM CLOTH
$0

 
EBONY, SEAT TRIM, LEATHER SEATING INSERTS
$0

 
SAND, SEAT TRIM, LEATHER SEATING INSERTS
$0

 
AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD/MP3 PLAYER
$0

 
AUDIO SYSTEM, AM/FM STEREO WITH 6-DISC IN-DASH CD CHANGER AND MP3 PLAYBACK
$0

 
AUDIO SYSTEM WITH DVD ENTERTAINMENT, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD PLAYER, MP3 PLAYBACK AND DVD ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM
$995

 
AUDIO SYSTEM WITH NAVIGATION, AM/FM STEREO WITH CD/MP3 PLAYER
$2,145

 
PREFERRED PACKAGE
$1,595

 
FLOOR MATS, CARPETED FRONT AND REAR, REMOVABLE
$0

 
SEAT ADJUSTER, DRIVER 6-WAY POWER WITH MANUAL LUMBAR ADJUSTER
$0

 
MAP POCKET, DRIVER SEATBACK
$0

 
PREMIUM PACKAGE
$845

 
SEATS, HEATED DRIVER AND FRONT PASSENGER
$250

 
AIR BAGS, DUAL-STAGE FRONTAL, DRIVER AND RIGHT-FRONT PASSENGER AND HEAD CURTAIN SIDE-IMPACT, FRONT AND REAR OUTBOARD SEATING POSITIONS
$395

 
SUN AND SOUND PACKAGE
$1,480

 
SUNROOF, POWER, TILT-SLIDING WITH EXPRESS-OPEN AND WIND DEFLECTOR
$0

 
AUDIO SYSTEM FEATURE, PIONEER PREMIUM 7-SPEAKER SYSTEM, 260-WATT WITH AMPLIFIER AND SUBWOOFER
$350

 
CHROME APPEARANCE PACKAGE
$1,400

 
XM SATELLITE RADIO.
$200

 
CARGO PANEL, REAR, HEIGHT-ADJUSTABLE
$175

 
SMOKER'S PACKAGE
$35

 
LICENSE PLATE BRACKET, FRONT
$0

 
LUGGAGE RACK CENTER RAILS, ROOF-MOUNTED, BLACK
$150

 
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
$75

 
TRAILERING EQUIPMENT
$350

 
NEW JERSEY COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
ILLINOIS COST SURCHARGE
$0

 
CUSTOMER DIALOGUE NETWORK
$0

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