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2009 Pontiac Torrent

2008 Honda CR-V

  2009 Pontiac Torrent 2008 Honda CR-V 2WD 5dr EX Side Exterior View
MSRP
$24,820
$20,700
Invoice $23,454 $19,272
MPG
City/Highway
16/24 20/27
Rating
7.6
/ 10
TCC Rating
7.8
/ 10
TCC Rating
Bottom Line While the GXP edition of 2009 Pontiac Torrent is the pick of the line, plenty of other vehicles in the segment are more refined and more modern. Read Full Review The 2008 Honda CR-V doesn't have hip style or performance on tap, but it has the security, utility, and frugality that many sensible moms want. Read Full Review
Likes &
Dislikes

Likes:

  • Straightforward controls
  • Spacious interior
  • Good ride
  • Acceleration (GXP)

Dislikes:

  • Handling and steering
  • Squeaks and groans
  • Interior materials
  • Fuel economy
  • GXP can top $35,000

Likes:

  • Smooth and refined powertrain
  • One of the safest vehicles of its size and type
  • Attractive yet simple instrument panel and controls
  • Especially frugal on fuel

Dislikes:

  • Transmission reluctant to downshift
  • Styling is ungainly to some eyes
  • Rear pillar obscures rearward vision
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