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By Cars.com Staff
December 10, 2009
Vehicle Overview The Hummer H3 SUV and H3T pickup are available with a base 3.7-liter five-cylinder engine or a 300-horsepower, 5.3-liter V-8. Based on price alone, the H3 competes with the Land Rover LR2, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Lincoln MKX. In terms of off-road chops, it runs with the likes of the Jeep Wrangler, Toyota FJ Cruiser and Nissan Xterra.
New for 2010 The optional 5.3-liter V-8 gains flex-fuel capability, which means it's able to run on E85 ethanol, regular gasoline or any combination of the two.
Exterior The H3 is easily identifiable as a Hummer due in part to its short overhangs, upright windshield and windows, wide track and immense tires. Flat, chiseled surfaces also make the H3 noticeable. The seven-slot grille is flanked by round headlights in square openings.
Two-foot water-fording depth
Standard front tow hooks
Rear swing gate incorporates fixed glass and a door-mounted full-size spare tire
Standard 16-inch wheels
Interior The H3 has sporty bucket seats up front and a 60/40-split folding rear bench. It accommodates up to five people.
Standard remote keyless entry and three 12-volt power outlets
Standard cloth upholstery
Optional heated leather seats
Optional DVD navigation system
Optional backup camera
Under the Hood The H3 is powered by a 3.7-liter inline-five-cylinder engine with dual overhead cams and variable valve timing. It makes 239 hp and 241 pounds-feet of torque. There is also an optional 5.3-liter V-8 that makes 300 hp and 320 pounds-feet of torque.
Five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission; V-8 is only automatic
4,500-pound towing capacity with inline-five-cylinder; H3T has 4,400-pound max
6,000-pound towing capacity with V-8; H3T's maximum is 5,900 pounds
Standard full-time four-wheel drive
Underbody skid plates
Off-Road Adventure Package includes front and rear locking differentials
Safety Safety features include:
Side curtain airbags
Electronic stability system
Tire pressure monitoring system
H3T The H3T is a crew-cab pickup with a 5-foot cargo bed and room for five people. The H3T is longer than the SUV to accommodate its 5-foot bed, so it's positioned above midsize trucks but below full-size ones. It also has Hummer off-road capability, with standard full-time four-wheel drive.
The rear seats fold flat to create a level surface. The cargo box has a standard bedliner, a rail system and built-in storage compartments.
The H3T Alpha tops the range with a 300-hp V-8 engine, while the base model gets a 242-hp inline-five-cylinder. Back to top
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