Pontiac Torrent alternatives
Latest model: Pontiac Torrent 2006
The Pontiac Torrent is a sport utility car (SUV) sold by the Pontiac division of Basic Motors, and replaced the U-body Aztek as the company's crossover SUV for 2006. Basically, the Pontiac Torrent is an upscale Chevrolet Equinox on the Theta platform. The Pontiac Torrent was presented at the 2005 Los Angeles Auto Show and went on sale in late summer 2005.
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The Pontiac Torrent shares its general body structure and mechanicals with the Equinox; however, the Pontiac Torrent has a various front and back end which makes it appear like a Pontiac rather than a Chevrolet. The suspension was also modified to be firmer and sportier and was dubbed FE2. Finally, the electronic performance steering was also recalibrated to deliver a firmer, less artificial feel. The Pontiac Torrent shares the Equinox's 185 hp 3. 4 L V6 built in China. It is mated to a 5-speed automatic transmission.
The Pontiac Torrent was featured as one of the prizes in the reality television series Survivor in 2005.