2008 Pontiac Torrent Base Specs

Pontiac Torrent
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2008 Pontiac Torrent Base FWD powered by 3.4L V6 Gas Engine with 5-Speed Automatic transmission.

Select configuration:
Starting Price (MSRP)
3.4L V6 Gas
5-Speed Automatic
Front-Wheel Drive
Body Type
Seating capacity
5 seater
Trunk Volume
Fuel Economy
City: 17 MPG
Hwy: 24 MPG

Performance Specs

Engine and Transmission

  • Engine
    3.4L V6 Gas
  • Horsepower
    185 hp @ 5200 rpm
  • Torque
    210 lb-ft @ 3800 rpm
  • Transmission
    5-Speed Automatic
  • Drivetrain
    Front-Wheel Drive


  • Steering Type
    Variable pwr
  • Turning Diameter
    41.8 ft


  • Wheels Type
    Aluminum Wheels
  • Front Wheel Size
    16" x 6.5"
  • Rear Wheel Size
    16" x 6.5"


  • Front Suspension
  • Rear Suspension


  • Front Tire
  • Rear Tire

Fuel and MPG

Fuel Economy

  • City
    17 MPG
  • Highway
    24 MPG

Fuel Tank

  • Fuel Tank Capacity
    20 gallons
  • Cruising Range City
    340 miles
  • Cruising Range Highway
    480 miles

Dimensions and Measurement

Exterior Dimensions

  • Length
    188.8 in
  • Height
    69.3 in
  • Max Width
    71.4 in
  • Front Width
    61.6 in
  • Rear Width
    61.8 in
  • Wheelbase
    112.5 in
  • Ground Clearance
    7.9 in

Interior Space

  • Seating Capacity
    5 seater
  • Front Seat Leg Room
    41.2 in
  • Front Seat Headroom
    40.9 in
  • Front Seat Shoulder Room
    55.7 in
  • Front Seat Hip Room
    51.1 in
  • Rear Seat Leg Room
    40.2 in
  • Rear Seat Headroom
    40.1 in
  • Rear Seat Shoulder Room
    55.9 in
  • Rear Seat Hip Room
    51.3 in

Weight and Towing

  • Curb Weight
    3,660 lbs

Colors and Materials

Standard Interior Materials

  • Ebony, Seat Trim, Base Cloth
  • Ebony, Seat Trim, Leather Seating Inserts
  • Ebony, Seat Trim, Premium Cloth
  • Sand, Seat Trim, Base Cloth
  • Sand, Seat Trim, Leather Seating Inserts
  • Sand, Seat Trim, Premium Cloth

Features and Options

Interior Trim

  • Bucket Seats
    Not Available
  • Cloth Seats
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather Steering Wheel
    Not Available
  • Premium Synthetic Seats
  • Vinyl Seats
  • Woodgrain Interior Trim
    Not Available
  • Sun/Moonroof
    Not Available

Additional Packages

Chrome Appearance Package


includes chrome flush grille with chrome surround, front and rear chrome skid plates, chrome door handles and chrome roof-rack side rails (Requires (N77) 4-17" x 7" (43.2 cm x 17.8 cm) chrome-cladded aluminum wheels.) Chrome Package Includes chrome-finished front grille, front and rear skid plates, roof rack rails, exterior door handles, and N77 17" chrome-cladded aluminum wheels.

Preferred Package


includes (AP9) full-across rear cargo net, (AP3) Remote vehicle starter system, (B58) carpeted front and rear floor mats, (DD8) inside rearview auto-dimming mirror, (AG1) 6-way power driver seat adjuster, (IPC) Premium Cloth seat trim, (NP5) 3-spoke leather-wrapped steering wheel, (UK3) steering-wheel mounted audio controls, (AJ1) deep-tinted glass and rear seat armrest with 2 cup holders Preferred Package Includes 6-way power driver's seat adjuster; Premium cloth seat trim; leather-wrapped steering wheel; steering-wheel-mounted radio controls; auto-dimming inside rearview mirror; deep tinted glass; cargo convenience net, rear, full across; carpeted floor mats, front and rear; remote vehicle starter system; and rear armrest with 2 cupholders.

Premium Package


includes (IP2) leather seating inserts and (KA1) heated driver and front passenger seats (Requires (PCM) Preferred Package.) Premium Package Includes leather seating inserts and heated driver and front-passenger seats; includes perforated leather seating inserts on GXP models. Heated driver and front passenger seats standard on GXP. Requires Preferred Package on Torrent FWD and AWD models.

Smoker's Package


includes ashtray and lighter Smoker's Package Includes ashtray and lighter.

Sun and Sound Package


includes (CF5) power sunroof, (US9) AM/FM stereo with 6-disc in-dash CD changer and MP3 playback and (U65) 260-watt Pioneer 7-speaker premium sound ((US9) AM/FM stereo with 6-disc in-dash CD changer and MP3 playback may be upgraded to (U3U) AM/FM stereo with navigation and CD/MP3 player.) Sun and Sound Package Includes US9 digitally tuned AM/FM stereo with 6-disc in-dash CD changer and MP3 playback, seek-and-scan, digital clock, auto-tone control, automatic volume, auxiliary input jack for iPod/MP3 player and TheftLock; U65 Pioneer 7-speaker, 260-watt premium sound system; plus tilt-sliding power sunroof with express-open and wind deflector. NOTE: US9 radio is upgradeable to U3U navigation.


Warranty Summary

  • Basic
    3 Years / 36,000 Miles
  • Corrosion
    6 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Drivetrain
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
  • Roadside Assistance
    5 Years / 100,000 Miles
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