Compare Hummer H3 vs. Toyota Highlander Hybrid vs. Chevrolet Traverse

Compare the Hummer H3 against the Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Chevrolet Traverse. Use this tool to compare rankings and see how the H3, Highlander Hybrid and Traverse stack up against each other in terms of performance, features, safety prices and more. Then use our Best Price Program by selecting the trims you are interested in to see local prices and get a great deal on a new H3, Highlander Hybrid and Traverse. If you are interested in used cars you can also search used listings in your area.

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2010 Hummer H3 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2010 Chevrolet Traverse
2010 Hummer H3 2010 Toyota Highlander Hybrid 2010 Chevrolet Traverse
  • SUV
  • Adventure
  • Luxury
  • Alpha
4WD 4dr (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr (SE)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited (Natl)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited (GS)
  • 4WD 4dr Limited (SE)
Front-Wheel Drive LS
  • Front-Wheel Drive LS
  • All-Wheel Drive LS
  • Front-Wheel Drive LT w/1LT
  • All-Wheel Drive LT w/1LT
  • Front-Wheel Drive LT w/2LT
  • All-Wheel Drive LT w/2LT
  • Front-Wheel Drive LTZ
  • All-Wheel Drive LTZ


MSRP $33,390 $34,900 $29,224
Invoice $31,053 $31,759 $27,763
Avg. Paid $21,276 $21,536 $15,585

U.S. News Scores

Overall 7.4 8.1 7.9
Critics' Rating 7.5 8.6 9.0
Performance 7.8 8.4 8.4
Interior 7.9 8.0 8.3
Cost to Own 8.4 8.8 8.9
Safety 7.5 8.9 9.4
Reliability 3.0 3.0 2.0

Pros & Cons

  • Excellent off-road capabilities
  • Upscale interior
  • Powerful V8 on Alpha trim
  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Outstanding reliability rating
  • Roomy cabin
  • Smooth ride
  • Roomy interior with comfortable third row
  • Lots of cargo space
  • Great safety scores
  • Poor fuel economy
  • Underpowered base engine
  • Awkward rear-seat access
  • Not much interior space
  • Terrible safety scores
  • Not much fun to drive
  • Some subpar interior materials
  • Not as sporty as smaller competitors

General Specs

Transmission Manual Automatic Automatic
Drivetrain 4-Wheel Drive 4-Wheel Drive Front Wheel Drive
Fuel/Engine Gas I5 3.7L/223 Gas/Electric V6 3.3L/- TBD - Gas V6 3.6L/220
MPG 14 City / 18 Hwy 27 City / 25 Hwy 17 City / 24 Hwy



Body Style 4 Door SUV 4 Door 4 Door


Wheelbase(in) 111.9 109.8 118.9
Length, Overall (in) 188.4 205.0
Width, Max w/o mirrors (in) 85.0 75.2 78.4
Height, Overall (in) 73.2 68.1 70.4
Step Up Height - Front (in) - TBD -
Step Up Height - Side (in) - TBD -

Doors & Windows

Rear Defrost Standard Standard Standard
Privacy Glass Standard Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard Standard

Exterior Features

Sun/Moon Roof Optional
Power Tilt/Sliding Sunroof Optional
Running Boards Optional Optional Optional
Rear Spoiler Standard Standard


Base Curb Weight (lbs) 4508 4790

Tires & Wheels

Tires - Front All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Front All-Terrain Standard
Tires - Front On/Off Road Optional
Tires - Front Performance Optional
Tires - Rear All-Season Standard Standard
Tires - Rear All-Terrain Standard
Tires - Rear On/Off Road Optional
Tires - Rear Performance Optional
Compact Spare Tire Optional
Full Size Spare Tire Standard Standard
Tire Pressure Monitoring System Standard Standard Standard
Aluminum Wheels Standard Standard
Chrome Wheels Optional
Wheel Locks Optional Optional
Steel Wheels Standard


Trailer Hitch Receiver Optional Optional Optional


Convenience & Comfort

Alarm Optional
Auxiliary Pwr Outlet Standard Standard
Back-Up Camera Optional Standard
Cruise Control Standard Standard Standard
Vehicle Anti-Theft System Standard Standard
Fog Lamps Standard Optional
Auto-Off Headlights Standard Standard Standard
Interior Cargo Shade Optional Optional
Luggage Rack Optional Optional
Power Liftgate Optional
Front Reading Lamps Standard Standard Standard
Rear Reading Lamps Standard Optional Standard
Rear Seat Heat Ducts Optional Standard
Remote Engine Start Optional
Adjustable Steering Wheel Standard Standard Standard
Steering Wheel Controls Standard Optional
Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel Optional Optional
Navigation from Telematics Optional Standard
Trip Computer Standard
Remote Trunk Release Optional
Universal Garage Door Opener Optional Optional
Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard Standard
Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers Standard Standard
Front Floor Mats Standard Optional Standard
Keyless Entry Standard Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard Standard
Electrochromic rearview mirror Standard Optional
Heated Mirrors Standard
Power Driver Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Driver Vanity Mirror Optional Standard Standard
Driver Illuminated Vanity Mirror Optional Optional Standard
Passenger Vanity Mirror Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Illuminated Visor Mirror Optional Optional Standard
Power Steering Standard Standard Standard


Passenger Capacity 5 5 8
Passenger Volume (cu. ft.) 145.4 153.1
Front Head Room (in) 40.7 40.6 40.4
Front Leg Room (in) 41.9 43.2 41.3
Front Shoulder Room (in) 54.4 59.7 62.0
Front Hip Room (in) 53.8 56.7 59.1
Second Head Room (in) 39.8 39.8 39.4
Second Leg Room (in) 36.1 38.4 36.8
Second Shoulder Room (in) 53.5 59.3 61.3
Second Hip Room (in) 48.1 56.3 57.8
Third Leg Room (in) 33.2
Cargo Volume to Seat 1 (cu. ft.) 62.9 94.1 116.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 2 (cu. ft.) 25.0 42.3 68.8
Cargo Volume to Seat 3 (cu. ft.) 24.4
Cargo Volume to Seat 4 (cu. ft.)


AM/FM Stereo Standard Standard Standard
Auxiliary Audio Input Standard Standard
CD Changer Optional Optional
CD Player Standard Standard Standard
MP3 Player Standard Standard
Satellite Radio Standard Optional Standard
Premium Sound System Optional
Entertainment System Optional

Heating & Cooling

Climate Control Optional
Dual Zone A/C Optional
A/C Standard Standard Standard
Rear A/C Optional Standard

Navigation & Communication

Onboard Hands-Free Communications System Standard Standard
Wireless Cell Phone Hookup Standard Optional Optional


Cloth Seats Standard Standard Optional
Additional Rear Seat Optional Standard
Driver Lumbar Standard Standard
Power Driver Seat Standard Optional Optional
Pass-Through Rear Seat Standard Standard
2nd Row Bench Seat Standard Standard Standard
Bucket Seats Standard Standard Standard



Driver Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Passenger Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Rear Head Air Bag Standard Standard Standard
Side Air Bag Standard Standard
Rear Body Air Bag Standard


4-Wheel ABS Standard Standard Standard
4-Wheel Disc Brakes Standard Standard Standard

Safety Features

Brake Assist Standard
Electronic Stability Control Standard Standard Standard
Daytime Running Lights Standard Standard
Child Safety Locks Standard Standard
Front Tow Hooks Standard
Traction Control Standard Standard Standard


Engine & Performance

Four Wheel Drive Standard Standard
Front Wheel Drive Standard
5 Cylinder Engine Standard
V6 Cylinder Engine Standard Standard
Engine Type Gas I5 Gas/Electric V6 Gas V6
Displacement 3.7L/223 3.3L/- TBD - 3.6L/220
Horsepower (Net @ RPM) 239 @ 5800 209 @ 5600 281 @ 6300
Torque (Net @ RPM) 241 @ 4600 212 @ 3600 266 @ 3400
Transmission Manual w/OD CVT Automatic Automatic
Turning diameter 37.0 39.0 40.4


Hybrid Fuel Standard
Gasoline Fuel Standard Standard
EPA Fuel Economy Est - City (MPG) 14 27 17
EPA Fuel Economy Est - Hwy (MPG) 18 25 24
Fuel Tank Capacity, Approx (gal) 23 17.2 22.0


Suspension Type - Front MacPherson Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Dual-link Independent
Suspension Type - Front (Cont.) Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Rear (Cont.) Coil Springs
Suspension Type - Front Independent
Suspension Type - Rear Semi-floating


Automatic Optional Standard Standard
Automatic Transmission w/Manual Mode Standard
4-Speed Automatic Optional
6-Speed Automatic Standard
Continuously Variable Trans Standard
Manual Standard
5-Speed Manual Standard

Safety scores should only be compared between vehicles of similar size and weight. Larger, heavier vehicles generally provide more protection than smaller, lighter ones.