Hummer H3 5.3 300HP vs Ford Explorer IV Sport 4.0 210HP

Hummer H3 5.3 300HP

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7 reasons for

Hummer H3, model available from 2005.
It has 5.3 300HP petrol engine produced from 2007.
Drive has manual gearbox.

3 reasons for

Ford Explorer IV Sport, model available from 2006.
It has 4.0 210HP petrol engine produced from 2006.
Drive has manual gearbox.

Ford Explorer IV Sport 4.0 210HP

7 reasons for Hummer H3 5.3 300KM in comparison to Ford Explorer IV Sport 4.0 210HP

Reasons for

Maximal power

300 > 210 hp
The horsepower is a characteristic that most of car fans look at first when buying a car. In this comparison it is the Hummer H3 5.3 300HP which has by 90 more horsepower in comparison to the Ford Explorer IV Sport. Consequently the Hummer H3 will achieve higher top speed. With more horsepower the Hummer should as well give seemingly more flexiblility in specific speeds.


1,894 > 1,867 mm
distance between left and right side of a car directly affects room in the cabin and also stability on road. The Hummer is widther by 1 % in relation to the Ford and is not really relevant. The medium for the „large off-road 4x4” class equals to around 1,866 mm and is by 1 % larger than the same feature of the Hummer H3.

Rear track

1,651 > 1,573 mm

Number of doors

5 > 4
A 5-door car generally means a hatchback and because of that the Hummer H3 5.3 300HP, which whole rear including the window lifts up and the rear seats folds flat making more room, has an advantage over the 4-door Ford which in turn has a smaller trunk cut off from the passenger compartment.

Price range

luxury > popular


1,894 > 1,849 mm
If you are a tall driver or you carry in the trunk thinks of large size, the Hummer H3, which is by 45 mm higher than the Ford Explorer IV Sport, is better option for you. However, compared vehicles do not differ much it the aspect of its height and it should not be much observable.

Front track

1,651 > 1,547 mm


3 reasons for Ford Explorer IV Sport 4.0 210KM in comparison to Hummer H3 5.3 300HP

Reasons for


2,888 > 2,832 mm
Ford has 56 mm longer wheelbase in relation to the Hummer. A longer wheelbase provides more stable and comfortable ride, especially at higher speeds. It also gives more storage space. But, cars having a longer wheelbase are not as maneuverable as those with a shorter length between its axles.


4,915 > 4,737 mm
The Ford Explorer IV is 178 millimeters longer when compared to the Hummer H3. The length of the car plays a role when it comes to travelling comfort and room in the boot. The Ford Explorer IV Sport probably will be offering to it's users more room for legs. At the same time the Ford Explorer IV will be better driven ,however, the Hummer H3 5.3 300HP will be a slightly easier to park because of shorter length .

Model release date

2006 > 2005
Given that the Hummer H3 debuted only 1 year earlier than the Ford, the distance in technology applied in both cars is not really big, however, the Ford Explorer IV may feature a bit more advanced solutions applied in it.

Cars specifications

Hummer H3 5.3 300HP Ford Explorer IV Sport 4.0 210HP
    Price range luxury popular
    Model release date 2005 2006
    Facelifting no no
    Class full-size SUV full-size SUV
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