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2009 Hummer H2 vs. 2008 Hummer H3

To start off, 2009 Hummer H2 is newer by 1 year(s). Which means there will be less support and parts availability for 2008 Hummer H3. In addition, the cost of maintenance, including insurance, on 2008 Hummer H3 would be higher. At 6,199 cc (8 cylinders), 2009 Hummer H2 is equipped with a bigger engine. With that said, vehicle weight also plays an important factor in acceleration. 2009 Hummer H2 weights approximately 672 kg more than 2008 Hummer H3.

Both vehicles are four wheel drive (4WD) - it offers better handling, traction, and control in all driving conditions compared with front wheel drive or rear wheel drive vehicles. With that said, do keep in mind that many other factors such as speed and the wear on your tires can also have significant impact on traction and control. Let's talk about torque, 2009 Hummer H2 (564 Nm @ 4300 RPM) has 236 more torque (in Nm) than 2008 Hummer H3. (328 Nm @ 4600 RPM). This means 2009 Hummer H2 will have an easier job in driving up hills or pulling heavy equipment than 2008 Hummer H3.

Compare all specifications:

2009 Hummer H2 2008 Hummer H3
Make Hummer Hummer
Model H2 H3
Year Released 2009 2008
Body Type SUV SUV
Engine Position Front Front
Engine Size 6199 cc 3653 cc
Engine Cylinders 8 cylinders 5 cylinders
Engine Type V in-line
Valves per Cylinder 2 valves 4 valves
Horse Power 393 HP 0 HP
Torque 564 Nm 328 Nm
Torque RPM 4300 RPM 4600 RPM
Drive Type 4WD 4WD
Transmission Type Automatic Automatic
Number of Seats 5 seats 5 seats
Number of Doors 4 doors 5 doors
Vehicle Weight 2903 kg 2231 kg
Vehicle Length 4830 mm 4750 mm
Vehicle Height 2020 mm 2020 mm
Wheelbase Size 3130 mm 2850 mm
Fuel Tank Capacity 121 L 87 L


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