Overview of 2006 Pontiac Montana SV6
“The Montana SV6 is available in all-wheel-drive and front-wheel-drive configurations”
Montana SV6 offers its customers new engines to select from in 2006. In addition to its
standard 3500, 3.5L V6 engine, a greater 3.9L capacity V6 engine rated at about 240 hp is also
available on the front-wheel type drive models. A sport package comprises the new engine
along with an engine-oil cooler, sport badges, and 17-inch alloy wheels. The availability of the
second row side impact type aid bags has also been included in the options list.
The 2006 Pontiac Montana SV6 was launched in an attempt to offer something unique and
affordable minivan to buyers. From the start, it was basically intended that this SV6 that was
released as 2005 model, would certainly pause the traditional and older-styled type Montana
Van from the lineup models of Pontiac. The newer model, similar to its GM siblings such as
Chevrolet up lander, Buick Terraza, was intentionally built to resemble the SUV from outside
wherein maintaining the minivan features.
The SUV styling offers the Montana a longer hood when compared to the other conventional
minivans that has its practical side in which that it tends to puts the equipped engine farther
forward. This makes it secure and safer for the occupants and offers the creative cabin space.
Meanwhile, the SV6 lags behind to offer easy access and has characteristic van-type sliding
door. It comes equipped with captain’s chairs in its two front rows and third-row bench to
accommodate about seven passengers.
The Montana SV6 is available in all-wheel-drive and front-wheel-drive configurations. AWD
model includes GM’s unique on request Versatrak system. If in case, one or both the front
wheels lose their traction, and then more power will be progressively transformed to its rear
wheels. The system Versatrak can even easily transfer torque whenever necessary from side to
side. FWD models provide StabiliTrak, this is the GM’s advanced electronic system for stability
control. The sophisticated system utilizes different variety of sensors for determining potential
control problems and even automatically responds effectively by taking preventive actions
to aid the driver. The model is renowned for its sporty Pontiac appearance, cargo capacity,
passenger space, and optional power sliding type side doors. The 2006 Pontiac Montana comes
with the typical DVD entertainment system and available engines for this model are 3.5 liter
V6 engine offering 196hp, 3.9 liter V6 engine offering 240 hp and 3.5 liter V6 engine offering
201hp. It has a 4 speed automatic transmission. The model is available with both AWD and