2009 HUMMER H3

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$30,750-$43,130
$28,598-$40,111
13 CITY / 17 HWY
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Overview

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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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,
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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