2023 Dodge Hornet Detroit MI

2023 Dodge Hornet at Northland Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

The latest exciting offering from Dodge has officially been announced, and we couldn’t wait to tell you more about it. The 2023 Dodge Hornet is here to change every single drive for you and your passengers completely. This perfectly-engineered CUV is working overtime to provide you with power, performance, and the kind of reliability that will give you true peace of mind. Whether you’re interested in the plug-in hybrid powertrain offering, or you are just more invested in the exterior design, there is going to be a 2023 Hornet for every single one of our customers. The only thing we are asking you to do now is to keep reading so you can learn all of the latest information on this machine. Dodge has worked hard to provide the right middle ground for the kind of compact utility vehicle that everyone can enjoy. So, keep reading, and let’s get you the best CUV around!



Combining the benefits of internal combustion with the immediate power of electrification, the Dodge Hornet is the most powerful Compact Utility Vehicle in its segment. With its Plug-in Hybrid architecture, the Hornet R/T combines the power of its 1.3L Turbo engine, with its electric motor and the Segment-Exclusive PowerShot to unlock an extra 25 electric horsepower—delivering an estimated 285 combined horsepower and 383 pound-feet of total torque—and shaving 1 second off its own 0-60 mph launch time.


The 2023 Hornet GT hits the streets for the first time with a crown already on its head. Enable Sport Mode right on the steering wheel button and uncover why the Hornet earned Best-in-Class power to weight ratio.



When it comes to tech, there’s plenty to uncover in the Dodge Hornet. Available features like Semi-Automatic Parking, a 360° Surround View Camera, a Power Liftgate, a Best-in-Class available 13-Speaker+Subwoofer Harman Kardon® Sound System and plenty more, all combine to deliver the ultimate experience on the road.


The driver-centric interior gives you all the tools needed to maximize your experience on the road. Settle into the available race-inspired Alcantara® seats, grab the available steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters and watch your speed increase on the 12.3-inch Digital Cluster Display. To take it further, access the iconic Dodge Performance Pages from the 10.25-inch touchscreen to keep track of anything from G-force to temperature gauges.



The Hornet comes loaded with standard safety and security features across all trim levels.


As an available package for the 2023 Dodge Hornet, the Track Pack unleashes bonus performance features to give you a dynamic driving experience.

Trim Levels of the 2023 Dodge Hornet


  • Plug-in hybrid
  • 383 lb-ft of torque
  • PowerShot


  • Sport Mode
  • Turbocharged engine
  • 265 horsepower

What engines power the 2023 Hornet?

The first aspect of the Dodge Hornet that we want to bring to your attention is the kind of engines that you will be able to choose from. This is your opportunity to get something that is powerful, while still boasting the comfort and space you need for your passengers. The base offering with the Hornet is called GT. This trim level makes a name for itself with a turbocharged 2.0-liter inline-4, which can output as much as 265 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. Connected to this engine is a nine-speed automatic transmission, and the ability to switch into Sport Mode. This is reachable by a button on the steering wheel, and it unlocks a sharper throttle, and access to full power and torque. The R/T option brings in a 1.3-turbocharged engine that is paired with electric induction motors, getting you around 184 pound-feet of torque. Don’t forget about the 15.5 kWh lithium-ion battery pack, too!

What are some of the Hornet’s performance features?

We’ve already discuss the kinds of engines that you are looking at with the 2023 Hornet, but what about other ways that performance is boosted? You’ll be able with all of the class-exclusive and best-in-class features that Dodge is including with this model. Some of these features include dynamic torque vectoring, enhanced body stiffness, Koni frequency selective damping shocks, Brembo four-piston front fixed calipers, brake-by-wire Intelligent Braking System, front and rear fully independent suspension, and dual-stage-valve suspension. The point of these features is to provide more ways in which the Hornet can outperform the competition. Whether it’s by enhancing the steering, providing more power from the engine, or just giving you more control, this is the kind of CUV that has it all.

What safety comes with the 2023 Dodge Hornet?

The last thing we want to introduce you to with the Dodge Hornet is the kind of safety technology that comes with this model. We know that everyone wants to make sure that they and their passengers stay secure no matter where they are going. You’ll be able to find standard safety technology like a lane support system, rear cross-path alert, four rear parking sensors, a high-definition back-up camera. blind spot detection, and automatic emergency braking. Optional safety includes intelligent adaptive cruise control, traffic sign recognition, intelligent speed assist, lateral control, and driver attention assist.

2023 Dodge Hornet at Northland CDJR

As you can tell by now, Dodge has done everything in their power to create a CUV that is ready for anything that life could throw at you. Whether it’s the impressive lineup of engines, the latest in performance features, or even reliable safety, we know that the Hornet is ready. So, choose Northland CDJR today, and we can be your dealership of choice for the 2023 Dodge Hornet.

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