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Review Bought used at 5K mi., has +97K mi. now. Overall reliable, comfortable, smooth ride, fun to drive. Get about 17 city/24 hwy mpg. Pros: Very spacious front/rear seating and cargo space; comfortable; reliable; smooth ride for low-price basic crossover class (broad wheel base). Cons: Replaced heating/A/C actuator motor at 53K (+$900 repair) but was GM recall later - contacted dealer, reimbursed same day; replaced wheel bearings at 75K; replaced bolts on exhaust at 86K (apparently common problem on Torrent and Equinox - made exhaust loud - easy $20 fix); slow pick-up at acceleration; odd window controls placement (all in front seat center console).
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What options are available on the 2006 Pontiac Torrent?
Available Pontiac Torrent 2006 Submodel Types: SUV, GXP
Available Trims: Base, GXP
Exterior Colors: Black, Blue Streak Metallic, Bright White , Deep Blue Metallic, Purple Haze Metallic, Stone Gray Metallic, Liquid Silver Metallic, Quicksilver Metallic, Sedona Beige Metallic, Silver Alloy Metallic, Sonoma Red Metallic