Pontiac Torrent Pontiac Torrent 2009

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Pontiac Torrent Features

Can I get heated seats? Do I have to get a sunroof? Find out what you need to know about Pontiac Torrent features right here.

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Available Features for the Pontiac Torrent

  

Model Year 2009 2009
Model Torrent Torrent
Trim Base GXP
Engines  
3.4L V6
OHV-2v
185 hp@5200
210 lb-ft@3800
 3.4L V6<br>OHV-2v<br>185 hp@5200 <br>210 lb-ft@3800 is a standard feature.  
3.6L V6
DOHC-4v
264 hp@6500
250 lb-ft@2300
   3.6L V6<br>DOHC-4v<br>264 hp@6500 <br>250 lb-ft@2300 is a standard feature.
Transmissions  
5-speed automatic 5-speed automatic is a standard feature.  
6-speed manually-shiftable automatic   6-speed manually-shiftable automatic is a standard feature.
Drivetrains  
FWD FWD is a standard feature. FWD is a standard feature.
AWD AWD is an optional feature. AWD is an optional feature.
Tires  
235/65R16 tires 235/65R16 tires is a standard feature. 235/65R16 tires is a standard feature.
235/60R17 tires 235/60R17 tires is an optional feature.  
235/50R18 tires   235/50R18 tires is a standard feature.
Audio Systems  
Unbranded, 6 speakers Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature. Unbranded, 6 speakers is a standard feature.
Pioneer, 260W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) Pioneer, 260W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature. Pioneer, 260W, 7 speakers (with subwoofer) is an optional feature.
Accessories  
Ashtray and lighter (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Ashtray and lighter (optional) is an optional feature. Ashtray and lighter (optional) is an optional feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Cruise control Cruise control is a standard feature. Cruise control is a standard feature.
Power front side windowsOften must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.   Power front side windows is a standard feature. Power front side windows is a standard feature.
Often must be ordered with power rear side windows, if these are available.
Power locks Power locks is a standard feature. Power locks is a standard feature.
Power rear side windows Power rear side windows is a standard feature. Power rear side windows is a standard feature.
Remote keyless entryUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.      
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob.
Remote keyless entry, extended rangeUnlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob. Replaces regular RKE. No additional value because not possible to compare across models.   Remote keyless entry, extended range is an optional feature. Remote keyless entry, extended range is a standard feature.
Unlock and lock the car using buttons on the keyfob. Replaces regular RKE. No additional value because not possible to compare across models.
Remote startStart the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.   Remote start is an optional feature. Remote start is a standard feature.
Start the car using a button on the keyfob. Interior can be a comfortable temperature as soon as you get in.
Tilt steering wheel, manual Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature. Tilt steering wheel, manual is a standard feature.
Brakes, Airbags, and Other Safety  
4-wheel disc brakesRear disc brakes.   4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature. 4-wheel disc brakes is a standard feature.
Rear disc brakes.
AlarmOnly listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.   Alarm is a standard feature. Alarm is a standard feature.
Only listed when pricing a single model because insufficient data for all cars.
Antilock brakes (ABS)Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.   Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature. Antilock brakes (ABS) is a standard feature.
Automatically pulse the brakes in hard stops to prevent wheels from locking up, making it possible to brake and steer at the same time.
Front airbagsMandatory, in all cars.   Front airbags is a standard feature. Front airbags is a standard feature.
Mandatory, in all cars.
Rollover sensorDeploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.   Rollover sensor is a standard feature. Rollover sensor is a standard feature.
Deploys extended duration side curtain airbags when the vehicle rolls over. Usually included on tall vehicles. Rare on others.
Side curtain airbagsAirbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.   Side curtain airbags is a standard feature. Side curtain airbags is a standard feature.
Airbags contained just above the window level. Except in cars without a rear seat usually cover first and second row.
Stability controlSelectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).   Stability control is a standard feature. Stability control is a standard feature.
Selectively applies the brakes to prevent excessive understeer or oversteer (spinning).
Temporary spare tire Temporary spare tire is a standard feature. Temporary spare tire is a standard feature.
Tire-pressure monitorTwo types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.   Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature. Tire-pressure monitor is a standard feature.
Two types: a warning light when a tire is low on air and a pressure readout for each tire.
Traction controlWhen a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.   Traction control is a standard feature. Traction control is a standard feature.
When a drive wheel slips, it is braked and/or engine power is reduced, restoring traction.
Cargo Management  
Cargo net Cargo net is an optional feature. Cargo net is a standard feature.
Cargo shelf, height-adjustableCan adjust cargo floor to maximize space or to create a floor level with the folded seats (and hidden storage beneath it).   Cargo shelf, height-adjustable is an optional feature. Cargo shelf, height-adjustable is an optional feature.
Can adjust cargo floor to maximize space or to create a floor level with the folded seats (and hidden storage beneath it).
Class II trailer hitchHitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.   Class II trailer hitch is an optional feature. Class II trailer hitch is an optional feature.
Hitch rated for up to 3,500 pounds. Capacity of the vehicle could be lower.
Console with shifter Console with shifter is a standard feature. Console with shifter is a standard feature.
Purse holder Purse holder is a standard feature. Purse holder is a standard feature.
Roof rack crossbarsRequires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.   Roof rack crossbars is an optional feature. Roof rack crossbars is an optional feature.
Requires roof rails. Together constitute a roof rack.
Roof railsNo crossbars.   Roof rails is a standard feature. Roof rails is an optional feature.
No crossbars.
Trailering equipment (4 wire)Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.   Trailering equipment (4 wire) is an optional feature. Trailering equipment (4 wire) is an optional feature.
Includes four-wire harness, limited to relatively small trailers.
Climate Control and Infotainment  
Air conditioning Air conditioning is a standard feature. Air conditioning is a standard feature.
Audio controls on steering wheel Audio controls on steering wheel is an optional feature. Audio controls on steering wheel is a standard feature.
Aux inputJack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.   Aux input is a standard feature. Aux input is a standard feature.
Jack for an iPod or similar device. No value because of incomplete data. Will soon be standard on nearly every car.
Bluetooth cell phone linkEnables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.   Bluetooth cell phone link is an optional feature. Bluetooth cell phone link is an optional feature.
Enables hands-free communication by wirelessly connecting a cell phone to a microphone and the vehicle's stereo speakers.
CD changer, in-dashIncludes CD player.   CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature. CD changer, in-dash is an optional feature.
Includes CD player.
CD player    
Entertainment system, ceiling-mountedA DVD player and ceiling-mounted screen. Often includes a pair of wireless headphones.   Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted is an optional feature. Entertainment system, ceiling-mounted is an optional feature.
A DVD player and ceiling-mounted screen. Often includes a pair of wireless headphones.
MP3-compatible playerAudio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.   MP3-compatible player is a standard feature. MP3-compatible player is a standard feature.
Audio system capable of playing discs with MP3 files.
Navigation systemScreen-based navigation system.   Navigation system is an optional feature. Navigation system is an optional feature.
Screen-based navigation system.
Rear defrost Rear defrost is a standard feature. Rear defrost is a standard feature.
Rear wiper Rear wiper is a standard feature. Rear wiper is a standard feature.
Satellite radioXM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.   Satellite radio is a standard feature. Satellite radio is a standard feature.
XM or Sirius. Includes a subscription for three to six months, after which monthly fees apply.
Telematics service, such as OnStarIn-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.   Telematics service, such as OnStar is a standard feature. Telematics service, such as OnStar is a standard feature.
In-vehicle security, communications, and diagnostics system. For 2011 and newer cars often includes a remote app. Monthly fee after the first 6-12 months.
Variable intermittent wipersTime between wipes can be precisely adjusted.   Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature. Variable intermittent wipers is a standard feature.
Time between wipes can be precisely adjusted.
Exterior  
Additional chrome trimOnly listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Additional chrome trim is an optional feature.  
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Bodyside moldingsMoldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.   Bodyside moldings is a standard feature. Bodyside moldings is a standard feature.
Moldings on the bodysides, to protect against door dings in parking lots.
Bright-finished exhaust tip(s)Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.     Bright-finished exhaust tip(s) is a standard feature.
Increasingly often these are not actually connected to the exhaust.
Chrome grille (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.   Chrome grille (optional) is an optional feature.  
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Deep-tinted rear windows Deep-tinted rear windows is an optional feature. Deep-tinted rear windows is a standard feature.
Paint, special black Paint, special black is an optional feature. Paint, special black is an optional feature.
Rear bumper protector Rear bumper protector is a standard feature. Rear bumper protector is a standard feature.
Rear spoilerCan be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.   Rear spoiler is a standard feature. Rear spoiler is a standard feature.
Can be small lip spoiler or a larger raised spoiler.
Sunroof Sunroof is an optional feature. Sunroof is an optional feature.
Instruments, Lights, and Mirrors  
Auto-dimming rearview mirrorInterior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.   Auto-dimming rearview mirror is an optional feature. Auto-dimming rearview mirror is a standard feature.
Interior rearview mirror automatically dims when hit by headlights of following vehicle.
Automatic headlightsHeadlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.   Automatic headlights is a standard feature. Automatic headlights is a standard feature.
Headlights automatically turn on and off. Includes value of automatic-off headlights.
CompassWe haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.   Compass is a standard feature. Compass is a standard feature.
We haven't given this feature a value because it's hard to tell which cars have it.
Fog lightsLight wide area close in front of the vehicle.   Fog lights is a standard feature. Fog lights is a standard feature.
Light wide area close in front of the vehicle.
Map lightsFront row reading lights.   Map lights is a standard feature. Map lights is a standard feature.
Front row reading lights.
Outside temperature display Outside temperature display is a standard feature. Outside temperature display is a standard feature.
Power mirrorsIncludes value of manual remote mirrors.   Power mirrors is a standard feature. Power mirrors is a standard feature.
Includes value of manual remote mirrors.
TachometerReports engine speed.   Tachometer is a standard feature. Tachometer is a standard feature.
Reports engine speed.
Trip computerReports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.   Trip computer is a standard feature. Trip computer is a standard feature.
Reports average fuel economy, and perhaps also instantaneous fuel economy, distance to empty, average speed, and other stats.
Visor mirror, driver Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature. Visor mirror, driver is a standard feature.
Visor mirror, passenger Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature. Visor mirror, passenger is a standard feature.
Powertrain  
Engine-block heaterPlugs into electrical outlet to warm up the engine. Facilitates starting in extreme cold.   Engine-block heater is an optional feature. Engine-block heater is an optional feature.
Plugs into electrical outlet to warm up the engine. Facilitates starting in extreme cold.
Seats and Interior Trim  
Front buckets Front buckets is a standard feature.  
Front sport buckets   Front sport buckets is a standard feature.
Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature. Second-row 2-section 3-person split bench is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), front row Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature. Center armrest(s), front row is a standard feature.
Center armrest(s), second row Center armrest(s), second row is an optional feature. Center armrest(s), second row is a standard feature.
Floor mats Floor mats is an optional feature. Floor mats is a standard feature.
Folding passenger seatFor carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.   Folding passenger seat is a standard feature.  
For carrying long items. Possibly also useful as a work surface.
Folding second row seatsSeat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.   Folding second row seats is a standard feature. Folding second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat folds to enlarge cargo area. Unless the seat is also removable, it usually folds flat or nearly flat.
Heated front seats Heated front seats is an optional feature. Heated front seats is a standard feature.
Leather seating surfacesSeating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.   Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature. Leather seating surfaces is an optional feature.
Seating surfaces are trimmed in leather; other upholstery tends to be leatherette.
Leather-wrapped steering wheel Leather-wrapped steering wheel is an optional feature. Leather-wrapped steering wheel is a standard feature.
Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seatsSeat adjusts back and forth to vary the split between the second row and the third row or cargo area.   Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats is a standard feature. Manual fore-aft adjuster, second row seats is a standard feature.
Seat adjusts back and forth to vary the split between the second row and the third row or cargo area.
Manual height adjuster, driver seat    
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seatManually adjustable lower back support.   Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Manually adjustable lower back support.
Manual recliner, second row seats Manual recliner, second row seats is a standard feature. Manual recliner, second row seats is a standard feature.
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power height adjuster, driver seat Power height adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power height adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilt adjuster, driver seatPower tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.   Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is an optional feature. Power tilt adjuster, driver seat is a standard feature.
Power tilting seat cushion; can take the form of a second height adjustment.
Suspension, Wheels, and Tires  
Alloy wheels    
Chrome-plated alloy wheelsAlloy wheels plated with chrome. Some use a more durable, alternative process (PVD, Superchrome). Replace and include value of regular alloy wheels.   Chrome-plated alloy wheels is an optional feature.  
Alloy wheels plated with chrome. Some use a more durable, alternative process (PVD, Superchrome). Replace and include value of regular alloy wheels.
Performance steering system (optional)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.     Performance steering system (optional) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.
Polished alloy wheelsAlloy wheels highly polished to yield an almost chrome-like finish. In the past valued more highly than regular alloy wheels. But the term is used so broadly lately, often meaning that only some of the wheel face is machined, that they have the same defau     Polished alloy wheels is a standard feature.
Alloy wheels highly polished to yield an almost chrome-like finish. In the past valued more highly than regular alloy wheels. But the term is used so broadly lately, often meaning that only some of the wheel face is machined, that they have the same defau
Sport suspension (upgrade)Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.     Sport suspension (upgrade) is a standard feature.
Only listed if not standard on all trims. No value because no way to compare across models.

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Option Package Contents

Preferred Package

Features
Power tilt adjuster, driver seat
Manual lumbar adjuster, driver seat
Center armrest(s), second row
Auto-dimming rearview mirror
Deep-tinted rear windows
Floor mats
Leather-wrapped steering wheel
Cargo net
Remote start
Remote keyless entry, extended range
Audio controls on steering wheel
Power fore-aft adjuster, driver seat
Power height adjuster, driver seat

Sun and Sound Package

Features
Sunroof
CD changer, in-dash

Chrome Appearance Package

Features
Additional chrome trim
Chrome grille (optional)

Sun and Sound Package

Features
Sunroof
CD changer, in-dash
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2009 Pontiac Torrent Available Features: Cons
YearBody/PowertrainComment
2008 4dr SUV 185-horsepower 3.4L V6
5-speed automatic FWD
Having problems with the tire monitor system which is supposed to monitor the tire pressure but it seems to be faulty. Have brought it in twice already. see full Pontiac Torrent review