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The H3 gets a power infusion for 2007, standard StabiliTrak stability and traction control on all versions and revised paint choices (Midnight Blue replaces Superior Blue and Shadow Green has been discontinued) for 2007. Also new for '07 is an H3x model equipped with leather seats, six-disc changer with Monsoon sound system, chrome tube steps, chrome appearance package with bright roof crossbows and chrome fuel door. The package also includes a body-color grille and unique spare tire cover, tires, brush guard, wheels and center cap, with unique interior features including headrests embroidered with the H3 logo. The H3x is available in two exclusive colors: Sonoma Red Metallic and Desert Orange Metallic. The standard five-cylinder engine in all '07 H3s now displaces 3.7 liters and produces 242 horsepower (vs. 3.5 liters and 220 horsepower previously), which ought to address complaints about acceleration that plagued the smallest HUMMER model when it came out last year as a new model. As before, buyers may choose either a five-speed manual or four-speed automatic transmission. All H3s come standard with an electronically controlled four-wheel-drive system with traction control, underbody shielding, an optional rear locking differential and the buyer's choice of two tire packages, Goodyear 32-inch, all-terrain tires or Bridgestone 33-inch off-road tires. In addition H3x buyers can choose a specific 18-inch, 265/65R tire off-road tire. All H3s have 9.1 inches of ground clearance and a maximum breakover angle of 25 degrees (with 33-inch tires), making it possible to clear large obstacles in off-road driving. Serious off-road performance is also aided by the maximum approach angle of 40 degrees and maximum departure angle of 37 degrees.