I love the looks of the vehicle. Its sporty and comfortable. I have owned vehicles for 33 years and have never had to have a vehicle towed. I bought this Hummer approximately a month ago. After this vehicle I will never be able to say that again. The "PASSLOCK" anti theft system kicked in for no apparent reason after stopping for gas while on a trip. It could not be reset. After a 60 mile tow to the nearest dealership, an extremely large tow bill and a 16 hour delay we were on our way. The whole system had to be re wired. I have talked to a few Hummer H3 owners and they had the same problem. Now some of the electrical components do not work. Now every time I start the vehicle I hope that it will start. The vehicle shifts hard and is very sluggish from the start. The heated seats turn on at each start. This is very uncomfortable when it is 95 degrees out. I traded in a Chevrolet pick up for the Hummer. I'm thinking this was a mistake.
Puchase of H3 evaluation
2006 Hummer H3Harleydriver - tampa, fl02/10/2007
Have had H3 for two weeks. Very enjoyable to drive. Nicely appointed with leather, sunroof, etc. Average acceleration with 220 HP engine. Excellant turning radius and braking. Headturner. A number of women have stopped me and talked to me about the car. I gives you a very safe feeling to drive, with small windows it feels like you are in an Army tank.Just a nice feeling to know you can "crush everything". The one bad thing is visibility. Thick A and B pillars make is hard to check blind spots and almost impossible to see what you are backing into.
They’re big. They’re bold. They’re kinda in your face. Tall pickup trucks and SUVs have the kind of ride height that gets you over, through, and around the kind of rough terrain which stops other vehicles in their tracks. If you live in a place with lots of snow, mud, or uneven ground, ride height (defined as the distance between the bottom of your truck’s tires and the lowest point on the underside) is probably more important to you than road-hugging and handling characteristics and strong fuel efficiency.