Among the cars manufactured,
Hummers stand out among the rest. Not only because of its design but the prestige it brings to the any car
owner. It also belongs to one of the most expensive cars in the market and so it surely is something to get
your hands on.
Hummer was originally designed and built by AM General Corporation. This
company was formerly AMC-Jeep’s General Products division. These vehicles were created under a contract for the
United States Armed Forces. It’s first model was called the Humvee was built in a variety of military based
equipment and versions. The contract to build these vehicles was won by AM General in 1983 and was able to
produce 55,000 Humvees by 1985. During th late 1980s, a civilian version of this car was to be sold to the
public but with a different name. They later on called it the Hummer. Hummer has the same structure and
mechanical components of a Humvee but was upgraded by adding passenger cars. Air conditioning units were also
added as well as upgraded upholstery, wood trims, stereo and other features. This model gained its popularity
with the persistence of Mr. Arnold Schwarzenegger who saw an Army convoy while filming his movie. Since then,
these cars are considered to be an icon and status symbol to many car owners.
If you are planning to buy a Hummer know first what it’s all about.
According to crash tests, some of the Hummer models rated poorly in rear crash testing. Though they look good,
some of the models may be not as safe as you thought it would be. But the good thing about Hummers is that they
are not cars which can be easily stolen so you can believe that you may be able to get a cheap insurance for
this type of vehicle.
Unfortunately because of the many factors that affected Hummer, the
production of this car was stopped. This is due to the overall economic downfall and the increased fuel prices,
its manufacturer declared bankruptcy. It was in 2010 that the Hummer inventory depleted and dealerships began
closing. The last product of Hummer was the Hummer H3 which was last produced on May 24,
If you are to buy a Hummer then know that some of these may be limited
edition. So expect that there are some models that might be expensive to insure. However, if you choose the
Hummer model correctly, you might just get the right rates for your premiums. An average Hummer cost may start
at $1,648 worth of premium annually. Compared to less expensive cars, Hummers have more affordable car
insurance. There are also Hummers that may cost less than $1,500 depending on the model and the year it came
out. However, if you want to make sure about the real expenses you will be paying for then it is best that you
request for a quote.