• Jul 15, 2008
Click above for a high-res gallery of the HUMMER H3T.

To say that HUMMER's launch timing for the H3T sport-utility-truck couldn't be worse seems like an understatement. Trucks which had been flying out of showrooms just a few short years ago are now languishing on dealer lots. What's more, the entire HUMMER brand could get the axe any day now from (current) parent company General Motors. Still, the H3T is coming to a dealer near you in September, and there's nothing that the General can do but price it competitively and hope for the best. We've got some detailed pricing information pasted after the break, but the short version is that the five-cylinder base model, which comes standard with a five-speed stick, will go for $31,495 and be equipped with the expected four-wheel drive along with 32-inch tires and a clothe interior. Upscale Alpha models get upgraded with the 5.3L V8 hooked to a four-speed automatic, a chrome appearance package and a Monsoon stereo for $36,760.


[Source: PickupTrucks.com]

Hummer H3T pricing and standard equipment:

H3T $31,495

Standard Features:
full-time electronic four-wheel drive w/ 2:56:1 transfer case
premium cloth interior
a standard integrated bedliner with built-in storage
Stabilitrak
cargo management system
239 hp 3.7L inline 5-cylinder w/ 5-speed manual
32" tires
four underbody skid shields
Hill Start Assist
Front driver and passenger airbags
Side-curtain airbags with rollover sensor
Six-speaker audio system
XM Radio
OnStar
Bluetooth phone connectivity
full-size spare tire
HUMMER's premium five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty plan.

H3T Alpha $36,760

Standard Features:
full-time electronic four-wheel drive w/ 2:56:1 transfer case
a standard integrated bedliner with built-in storage
Stabilitrak
premium cloth interior
cargo management system
chrome appearance package
Alpha badges
5.3L V-8 with 4-speed automatic
32" tires
four underbody skid shields
Hill Start Assist
Front driver and passenger airbags
Side-curtain airbags with rollover sensor
premium seven-speaker Monsoon audio system
XM Radio
OnStar
Bluetooth phone connectivity
full-size spare tire
HUMMER's premium five-year/100,000-mile powertrain warranty plan.

All include $745 destination charge.


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      • 6 Years Ago
      Way overpriced. All the functional enhancements are for improved off-road ability which will be relevant to only a small portion of even it's niche target market. I'm sure there are some trails are out there that a 4x4 Colorado can't handle, but not many that anyone really needs to drive a pickup over.

      I agree with the above. There will be a lot of cash on the hoods of these things in no time at all.



      • 6 Years Ago
      Geez I'd hate to be a Hummer dealer knowing this thing is coming to my dealership this September just when consumers are turning away from gas-hogs like the H3T(!). What's it going to take for GM to really 'wake-up' and sell the cars and trucks buyers are in need of?
      • 6 Years Ago
      Gooo Tata! I meant, gooo Hummer!
      • 6 Years Ago
      File under: titanic, deck chairs, rearranging.
      • 6 Years Ago
      No one else has same trail rating in a pickup truck, certainly not in that size either. Its a good idea with bad timing that was unforeseen. Again, hoping for the HX so they can survive and up sales some.

      One misconception is that the Colorado is the H3 and Taho is the H2. Yes, same frame, but massive changes to off road ability and protection. The cost to make these changes to a base 4X4 pickup could easily be 10k in suspension and protection alone. I owned a Colorado, traded it in within 3 months. I researched long and hard before I got my original H3 because of that and trust me, go drive each. Not the same. Not even close. The TahoeH2 is much more similar in the feel, size and interior.
      • 6 Years Ago
      I won't be buying one....ever, but I wish Hummer luck.
        • 6 Years Ago
        yet, again, GMs shortsightedness. Making tomorrow's based on today's needs, not tomorrow's.

        or heck, maintaining global platforms that can be shuffled around based on changing local patterns.

        now we have a truck that is 1) an overpriced Colorado and 2) too thirsty for the intended market. ship to Russia, with love.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Hummer was a styling statement to proclaim "I am bigger and badder than you". It was started after Bush War I and now Governor Arnold begging for AM General to build him one for the road. The brand has no heritage and only statement of purpose is an angressive military mindset. It is an idea we can do without. If you want to play soldier, join the armed forces or go to paintball camp.
        • 6 Years Ago
        I respectfully disagree with your assesment of the H2 and H3. Their styling is a direct reductiion in size of the military H1 - a fine vehicle for it's purpose. The H2 and H3 are rebodied Blazers and Colorados that do nothing different or better than the vehicles they are based on.
        • 6 Years Ago
        Not true. Your referring to the H1 a totally different animal. The Hummer has done nothing BUT get smaller since the H1. The H2 and H3 are a very comfortable vehicle and rrefined inside with trail ratings. Drive one, then talk to us about it.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Nice, solid performing, versitile little SUV--especially in the Alpha version...Still need to throw a diesel in it and market it as a niche vehicle with low #'s and low dealer overhead...but its a solid product--just bad timing...
        • 6 Years Ago
        I actually visited a Hummer dealer the other day and asked them about the 4.5L diesel H2 and they said they were already all sold out.
        • 6 Years Ago
        @Dan, agreed! I saw this truck at the Chicago Auto Show in Alpha trim. If memory serves, that was the debut. The Alpha was far better looking and intriguing than the trim level shown in these pics.

        @various nay-sayers...regardless of current gas prices I think its great that those of us who can afford such an animal will by an American made product with character. Not every American is lined up at the soup kitchen. By the looks of the parking lot at the mall gas can't be that expensive. Come on guys, we're Americans, not European sheep.
      • 6 Years Ago
      You guys are right, many people have no need for them whatsoever. I see a few soccer moms locally driving their H2's around often alone. I just love mine. I love the styling, I love the capabilities.

      I dont do any major off road risky stuff, I dont want to damage a 60k vehicle, but I do offroad and tow with it. Im known to do something weird with the Hummer just because a friend asks me to and does not think I will like park it on a huge dirt mound at a ridiculous angle and leave it there. Im constantly asked to put it in weird places most vehicles cant do and really enjoy that. My most recent favorite reason I was glad I have my H2 came the other day launching my jetskis for the season. I had to use my neighbors and the water was low so I had to go waaaaay out on a rocky area. I got in so deep that the water was above the bottom of the doors, at which point the jet skis were still not in, but we coupld push them off the trailer. I estimate I was in the water 16 inches at that point, maybe more. Not too many vehicles can do that. Not too often that you would need to, but God damn I love when I can do weird crap like that. The biggest downside to owning a Hummer? Gas mileage, misconception about the brand and cleaning bugs off the front end. I just can't give it up though, its one of my favorite vehicles.
      • 6 Years Ago
      Amazes me that GM ever sold the Hummers at all. They were *mostly* bought by wanna be posers who never did anything but shine them and try to look cool driving them. It is on RARE occasion that I actually see one going off road.
      • 6 Years Ago


      We don't get the Beat but we do get a Hummer pickup. Now I understand why GM execs get the big money.
      • 6 Years Ago
      The time to introduce the Hummer H3T will only get worse and worse with time.. so now is as good as they can do
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