TorGuard VPN Ratings

Overall Score 7.8










General overview

TorGuard is well-known because of its extensive server network and solid torrenting support. It has 3000+ servers covered in 50+ countries. The VPN has its roots based in the US. Despite operating in a privacy-unfriendly country, the VPN has a robust no-logs policy and offer’s many high-end security features and protocols. TorGuard is fast over short distances but lacks credibility on distant servers. Unfortunately, TorGuard won’t be a reliable option for streaming content. It doesn’t unblock any primary site except BBC iPlayer; you would have to pay extra add-ons to use TorGuard for streaming.

Torrenting experience is one of the best in the market when using TorGuard. It has super-fast P2P speeds, a kill-switch, and a port-forwarding feature making it a practical option for torrenting. The VPN has Windows, macOS, iOS, Android, and router compatibility apps. The service allows you eight simultaneous connections per subscription.

Score 9.2


Anonymity is a state which has the keen interest of the users. Nobody wants their information to be leaked or go to third parties. A VPN that doesn’t provide safe and secure service isn’t considered a reliable option despite being cheap and fast. The VPN offers many security features and protocols to provide that credibility. It has the most advanced OpenVPN (TCP/UDP) and WireGuard protocols. Besides, VPN also offers IKEv2/IPSec, L2TP/IPSec, PPTP, and SSTP on all applications.

The VPN uses top-notch AES-256 encryption, and for security, it includes a VPN kill switch and owns its DNS servers, ensuring your data is protected. The VPN also has a built-in Ad-blocker, Dedicated IP, and SOCKS feature.

Moreover, advanced features like Split-tunneling and Port-forwarding are also included for safe and secure browsing and torrenting. StealthVPN feature is also created to bypass censorship in China and other restricted countries. TorGuard is also immune to any DNS, IPv6, and WebRTC leaks.

Score 7.8


Tor Guard’s speeds are pretty basic, just like the other VPNs in the industry. It provides fast speeds on short distances; However, its international speeds aren’t very impressive. The VPN records an average drop of 8% on local speeds, which is an above-par number and extremely impressive. Meanwhile, the international servers drop from 37% to 40%, though it isn’t the fastest but enough for online browsing, streaming, and torrenting.

Generally, the worst speeds are expected from the farthest locations, which In the case of TorGuard, are Singapore, Australia, Germany, and more. Despite being the farthest, their speeds are slow but not terrible. You can easily stream in 4K, browse instantly and download files with decent speeds. Overall, TorGuard provides super-fast speeds on both local and international servers.

Score 8.5


The VPN allows city-level servers, mainly in the US and other countries. TorGuard has decent coverage of 3000+ servers in 50+ countries and 68+ cities. Most servers are available in Europe and Asia, covering 28 and 12 countries. However, other continents like Africa, the Middle East, and North and South America have 3 to 4 countries where Tor Guard’s servers are available.

Despite having an extensive server network, the VPN is terrible with streaming content. It doesn’t unblock very famous streaming sites like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu, DAZN, and Disney+. However, the VPN is good with the UK platforms. It unblocks BBC iPlayer and other streaming sites of the country.

TorGuard is one of the best services for torrenting. It allows fast P2P activity and provides various security features and protocols required for smooth and secure torrenting. It outperforms many competitive VPNs when it comes to downloading torrents. Its super-fast speeds, no-logs policy, and features like port-forwarding and kill-switch make it an excellent option to support torrenting.

Score 7.0


Tor Guard’s customer support is pretty basic and provides multiple support channels for customers’ help and knowledge. The VPN offers an FAQs option by which you can check frequently asked questions of the users, and a Knowledge base, which includes a wide range of Setup Guides, Tutorial Videos, Troubleshooting material, and Articles. Besides, TorGuard also provides an Email support system for direct customer contact. However, the 24/7 live chat option isn’t available, considered the most reliable feature in customer support.

Score 6.5


TorGuard VPN has three subscription plans: Standard, Pro, and Premium. The standard plan allows eight simultaneous connections, the Pro plan allows 12 simultaneous connections with the dedicated IP address for streaming purposes, and the Premium plan allows 30 simultaneous connections (with a free router if annual billing). The plan comes with the following pricing models:

  • Standard Version; $9.99/per month
  • Pro Version; $12.99/per month
  • Premium Version; $14.99/per month

The billing cycles are not limited to monthly and annual payments. Instead, they are extended to Quarterly, Semi-Annually, and Biennially respectively.

Refund Policy

TorGuard offers a 7-day money-back guarantee. Although, It is a disappointing refund policy, as the industry standard is a 30-day while some VPNs even offer a 45-day money-back guarantee.

Payment Methods

TorGuard accepts the following modes of payment:

  • Credit Cards (Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express)
  • Cryptocurrency (Bitcoin & Litecoin)
  • Amazon pay
  • Gift Cards
  • Paymentwall

Company Information

  • Company name: TorGuard
  • Company incorporation country: United States
  • Years in market: 10
  • No-logs: Yes

Overview - Conclusion

TorGuard has tremendous privacy features, strong torrenting support, and a business plan package that separates it from the crowded VPN market. Unfortunately, Its inefficient customer support and costly add-ons jam up the customers from buying this VPN service.