The Hummer is one of the most recognizable vehicles in the world. Some people either love it or hate it. The Hummer started its life as an army vehicle and later on a civilian version was introduced at the request of Hollywood actor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He personally contacted AM General and convinced him to make a version of Hummer that was available for the regular people. Hummer was not officially sold in the Indian market. However, it was so popular that many people imported the SUV and converted them from left-hand wheel drive to right-hand wheel drive. Here, is one that is currently selling for less than the price of the Toyota Fortuner Legender.
The one we see in the pictures is an H3 model of the Hummer. It is registered in Meghalaya and is a 2009 model. It has done 57,000 km on the odometer and is a second-owner vehicle. The asking price of this Hummer H3 is Rs. 50 lakhs. You can reach the seller by calling 9833609897 or 8928715806.
We do not know whether the Hummer is covered with any type of insurance or not know whether it has a pollution certificate or not. Right now, the Toyota Fortuner Legender’s top-end variant is selling for Rs. 53.04 lakhs on-road. This makes the Hummer seem like a good deal.
The seller deals in pre-owned luxury cars which is why he is selling this Hummer H3. The exterior and the interior of the SUV look in very good shape considering that it is a 13-year-old vehicle. In the pictures, there are no dents visible on the SUV. However, we cannot say the same for minor scratches because for that you will need to inspect the Hummer closely.
Being a 2009 model, this Hummer H3 should be equipped with a 3.7-litre inline five-cylinder, petrol engine that produces 239 hp of max power and 326 Nm of peak torque. It came mated to an automatic transmission that transferred the power to all four wheels.
It is important to note that Hummer is quite famous for its poor fuel economy. It weighs a massive 2.2 tonnes and the engine is not really fuel-efficient. Because of this, the fuel economy is around 3.5 kmpl in the city and it goes up to 5 kmpl on highways. General Motors, manufacturer of Hummer knew this so they offered a massive 87-litre fuel tank.
Another important thing that you should know if you are considering buying this Hummer is that the SUV was never officially sold in the Indian market. This makes it extremely difficult to source parts, in case something breaks down. You would have to import it from another country which could cost a lot of money. Moreover, you would have to find a specialized mechanic that can work on the Hummer because not every mechanic has the tools or the skills to work on such imported vehicles. This Hummer H3 might be selling for less than the price of a Toyota Fortuner Legender but it will cost you a lot more to maintain it. Toyota is known for making reliable vehicles and Fortuner is no different. It still has one of the least maintenance costs in the segment.