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2008 Pontiac Torrent

2008 Hyundai Santa Fe

  2008 Pontiac Torrent 2008 Hyundai Santa Fe FWD 4-door Auto SE Angular Front Exterior View
MSRP
$23,520
$21,495
Invoice $21,991 $20,671
MPG
City/Highway
16/24 17/24
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
8.2
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line The 2008 Pontiac Torrent offers good room and a great new GXP edition, but other choices in the segment are more refined and more modern. Read Full Review Hyundai is no longer bargain-basement-priced, but the hard-to-fault 2008 Santa Fe has all the refinement of comparable rivals with a little more flair. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • New GXP edition
  • Power from 3.6-liter V-6
  • Improved ride of base models
  • Lots of interior room
  • Easy-to-use controls

Dislikes:

  • Cheap-feeling interior
  • Flexible chassis leads to squeaks
  • Poor driving feel for base model

Likes:

  • Inoffensive, smooth styling
  • Against-the-grain interior styling
  • Just-right sized (read: compact-only spaces!)
  • Spacious interior
  • Warranty

Dislikes:

  • Busier ride than most other crossovers
  • Steering wheel doesn’t telescope
  • Faux woodgrain won’t win friends
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