Every Hummer Has Problems. Some More Than Others.

PainRank combines owner data, recall frequency, vehicle age, and other factors to give you a guide about which vehicles are a pain-in-the-butt to own. We’ve also ranked Hummer generations, so you can get a better sense of which vehicles and model years you should avoid like the plague.

Why You Should Avoid the 1st Generation Hummer H3

From 2006 to 2010, the H3 accumulated an overall PainRank™ of 11.48. By our math that means it ranks last in overall reliability. See why it ranks so poorly.

Want to know now all 4 Hummer generations rank?

Rank Model Generation Years Reliability PainRank
4th H3 Gen 1 2006—2010
3rd H3T Gen 1 2009—2010
2nd H2 Gen 1 2003—2009