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Interior Comfort Key Points:

  • Comfortable seats, especially in leather
  • Up-front legroom as good as or better than most mid-sized SUVs
  • Rear legroom lacking, bench seat comfort could improve
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    Click to enlarge. 2006 Hummer H3 Allow us to go only slightly gaga over the bucket seats inside the 2006 Hummer H3. Comfortable and supportive, the leather seats are nonetheless set at what feels like an odd angle that takes a little getting used to. Specifically, your legs feel out of place at first, though it’s a feeling one is likely to get used to within a few days. Another aspect of riding in the H3 that takes a little getting used to is the high beltline and small windows. On one hand, these create a “tank” type feeling inside the cabin. On the other hand, it creates a “tank” type feeling inside the cabin. Whether you like that depends on whether you like to breathe air and stick your elbow out when the window’s down. For this reviewer, the feeling was a little claustrophobic. Nonetheless, the H3 is a comfortable SUV, with plenty of legroom up front, almost 42 inches, which competes nicely with SUVs such as the 2007 Chevrolet Tahoe (41.3 inches) and the Toyota 4Runner (41.8 inches). Width-wise, the Hummer H3 offers separation between the driver and passenger, though it’s slightly narrower than the 4Runner, and a little more than four inches skinnier than the Tahoe.

    At its base price, then, the Hummer H3 competes nicely for room in the front, yet doesn’t fare so well in back, falling mid-pack. Expect to get more rear seat room for your little piggies in the Tahoe, about the same in the 4Runner, and less in the Toyota FJ Cruiser. The Jeep Grand Cherokee, meanwhile, offers less space than the Hummer. This back seat does seat three people, though three full grown people may be a bit cramped in the legs and shoulders. The back seat, in general, lacks the comfort of the front, and one wonders why Hummer decided to place cupholders inside the front middle section of the bench, which makes them inaccessible when a third person is in the back, or for a child in a center-mounted car seat.

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