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2006 Hummer H1 Alpha

This military-themed SUV from General Motors’ Hummer division gets a new engine and transmission for what the company says is H1’s final model year.

Two body styles are offered: a 4-dr wagon and a 4-dr “open top” with a soft cover for the roof and cargo area. Both seat four people in two front bucket seats and two rear bucket seats. A 300-hp turbodiesel V8 engine and 5-speed automatic transmission replaces a 205-hp diesel V8 and 4-speed automatic. All H1s have 4-wheel drive that can be left engaged on dry pavement and includes low-range gearing. H1 is designated a Class 3 truck, and as such, it does not have to meet federal safety requirements. It has no airbags, but ABS is standard.

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Maximum towing capacity is 9036 lb on the wagon, 9303 on the open top. General Motors recommends that you not tow more than 5000 lb off-road.

H1 production wound down in summer 2006, mostly due to fast dropping sales. No replacement is planned. Production of the military Humvee continues for the foreseeable future.

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