2009 HUMMER H3

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GM introduced the H3 in 2006 as an entry-level Hummer. It features styling that is strikingly similar to its older brother, the H2. If it weren't for the H3's broader fender flares the casual spotter might have a tough time telling them apart.
2016,The 2009 H3 also shares the H2's off-road prowess. Short overhangs, aggressive approach and departure angles and 9 inches of ground clearance help navigate rough terrain. The standard rear axle is a tall 4.56 ratio, and the standard push-button transfer case has a 2.64 crawl ratio. Customers may also opt for an even taller 4:1 transfer case and a full-locking rear axle for extra-slow rock crawling. The 2009 H3 is able to ford 24 inches at 5 mph and 16 inches at 20 mph.
2016,The H3 is built on GM's Canyon/Colorado platform, but with a sturdier frame and specially tuned shocks. The H3 also features a 2-speed transfer case and electronically controlled 4-wheel-drive system with traction control. The 2009 H3 also rides on the enormous 32 inch P265/75R16 all terrain steel belted tires with a full-size spare.
2016,The 2009 Hummer shares its 3.7L inline 5-cylinder engine with its pickup siblings, and it generates 239 horsepower and 241 ft-lbs of torque. The standard transmission is a 5-speed manual, but Hummer does offer an electronic 4-speed automatic transmission.
2016,The standard suspension setup, the Z85 Handling/Trailering system, should be sufficient for most users. Those looking to test their H3s in the field will be interested in the ZM6 Off-Road Adventure suspension. This option includes a full-locking rear differential, the steeper 4:1 ratio transfer case and special off-road shocks.
2016,Hummer introduced a pickup version of the H3 this year, called the H3T. It features all of the off-road and styling appeal of the original H3, but with a short 32" open bed in back.
2016,A number of optional packages can dress up the 2009 H3. the H3X option adds all manner of interior and exterior visual enhancements, including a crome full-filler door and bright roof rack crossbar, while the H3 Alpha option adds a 300-horsepower 5.3L V8, a 4.10 rear axle ratio, and a larger alternator. An uplevel D


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