Hummer H3T Production Starts
By: Mike Levine Posted: 09-05-08 23:06 PT
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General Motors has started production of its all-new 2009 Hummer H3T pickup at its truck plant in Shreveport, La., alongside the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon.

The H3T crew cab is the only midsize pickup to come standard with full-time four-wheel drive, 32-inch tires and functional skid shields. It's also the only midsize truck to offer front and rear electronic locking differentials, as well as optional 33-inch tires.

Four trim levels and a choice of two engines are available, a five cylinder or V-8. Equipped with a V-8, the H3T can tow up to 5,900-pounds.

Pricing starts at $31,495, including destination charges, for the 239 horsepower and 241 pounds-feet of torque SOHC 3.7-liter five cylinder engine paired with a 5-speed manual transmission. An H3T armed with a 5.3-liter V-8 starts at $36,760, with standard cloth seats and a four-speed automatic transmission. An additional $1,725 adds Hummer's Adventure Package to the H3T, which includes: a low 4.03:1 transfer case for improved rock crawling capability, 33-inch tires, upgraded shocks and electronic locking front and rear differentials to climb over the slickest surfaces.

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