This Hummer also handles more adeptly than its bigger brothers. I had a cylinder 5 misfire code P0300. This is not typical of American cars which are usually softly sprung. As before, buyers may choose either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. StabiliTrak electronic stability control comes standard on all versions. The base price may be high for its class, but for serious off-road driving enthusiasts, it's worth the cost.
Get the five-speed manual and the H3 can be quite spirited. That said, the H3 isn't at all sluggish when you enter a freeway on ramp, and the engine emits a nice growl as you accelerate to the speed limit. That said, the H3 isn't at all sluggish when you enter a freeway on ramp, and the engine emits a nice growl as you accelerate to the speed limit. Walkaround The Hummer H3 applies the design cues that made the Hummer H1 and H2 so popular and so unlike anything else on the road. This thing isn't a sports car! Although it is currently the smallest Hummer, it is not a small truck. The outspoken exec, who is the automakeris global product planning guru, is usually especially quoteworthy around auto show time, and this yearis Paris show appears to be no exception. It seemed to rev a lot to get going and to accelerate for overtaking.
× Estimated monthly payments based on 3. No door dings in seven years. When I reached the 100k I took it to the mechanic asking to check it for any maintenance since the mileage of the car and basically just replaced the spark plugs. The H3x is available in two exclusive colors: Sonoma Red Metallic and Desert Orange Metallic. I have never even been in one, but I like it much better than the H2.
The rear view of the H3 is dominated by the full-size spare tire mounted on the back of the rear door. I get one mile per gallon better. Like driving a , doing physical work while driving this vehicle makes you feel as if you're off-roading, even if you're just crawling to work like any other Joe. I wasn't sure I wanted it as standard, but now I think its a good feature. It retains distinctive Hummer design characteristics but, at 2. General Comments: I leased my H3 this past September and love it! Faults: Something in the drive shaft had to be replaced 2 months after purchase.
In its proper guise--equipped with four-wheel drive, low-range gearing, a live rear axle, plentiful ground clearance, and suitable…. It has the torque required to crawl over boulders, but is short on the horsepower needed for the freeway. Out on the road, there is surprisingly little wind or road noise, despite the steep rake of the windows and the chunky off-road tyres. The 4:1 low-range transfer case in the H3 is unmatched by any vehicle in it's class. It's the Hummer you can drive anywhere and in any company, and not be subjected to rude gestures or inappropriate speculation about the size of your vehicular needs.
Because of its military heritage as a Humvee, the wheels on the Hummer H1 had an integrated tire inflation system. It is also good from an ergonomic viewpoint, with all controls easily to hand. I used to race Jeep Wranglers as well as Dirt-Bike Motorcycles. Lumbar support is good and headrests are properly positioned close to back of the driver and passengers' heads. Is all the Hummer hype worth the price of this vehicle? Capacity nearly doubles with second-row seats flipped forward.
Visibility is poor and the smaller windows make for an accident waiting to happen. Model year 2007 Year of manufacture 2007 First year of ownership 2009 Most recent year of ownership 2014 Engine and transmission 3. The other thing the H3 has in common with its pickup truck cousins is that it is built on the same assembly line in Shreveport, Louisiana. The center spot is simply awful, though - high and hard with scant head space. Our experience indicates that they achieved their goal. At least most of the controls were easy to use. The H3 is an authentic Hummer.
I don't mind that the H3 is not a speed wagon, that's not why I bought it. Good to hear you're satisfied with your H3. The Hummer's largely welded body eliminating squeaky bits where screwed and bolted panels rub sits on an old-school solid ladder-frame chassis. However, only 10 percent of the pickup trucks' components carry over into the H3, and the engine and transmissions account for most of that commonality. Published reviews will be distributed to , , , and other web sites. This is a purpose-built truck.
As a road drive, the H3 is not without merit. Its width is accentuated by amber signal lamps positioned outboard of the headlights, up above the front tires at the front of bulging front fenders. The wheels on the H2 and H3 have a similar look, though they do not provide inflation on the go. External Spare Tire Not only does the gate-mounted spare look tough, it releases substantial space behind the back seat for additional cargo. Our test vehicle was equipped with sun visors with pull-out extensions, a terrific feature for folks living in Sunbelt states where the sunrise and sunset coming through the driver or front passenger's windows can be brutal. Now at 103,000 miles the dealer is saying I need another transmission. Lumbar support is good and headrests are properly positioned close to back of the driver and passengers' heads.