2024 Dodge Hornet

The brand's first electrified performance vehicle.

The 2024 Dodge Hornet introduces a revolutionary chapter in Dodge's history as the brand's first electrified performance vehicle.

This vehicle challenges the norms of the compact utility vehicle (CUV) segment, offering a potent combination of Dodge's signature muscular design and top-tier performance. Powered by a versatile range of powertrains, the Hornet stands out with its best-in-class performance and unique features that are absent in its class. The Hornet is available in two distinct models: the electrified R/T and the gasoline-powered GT. The R/T model marks Dodge's entry into the realm of electrified performance, offering an impressive blend of power and efficiency, complete with a significant electric-only driving range. The GT model caters to the traditional performance enthusiast with its segment-leading gas engine. Each model reflects Dodge's commitment to high performance and bold styling, making the Hornet a noteworthy addition to the Dodge family.

What's new on the 2024 Dodge Hornet?

2024 Dodge Hornet - Technology

Technology

Technologically advanced, the 2024 Dodge Hornet offers a suite of cutting-edge features, combined with a driver-centric interface. The vehicle includes a 12.3-inch digital cockpit cluster screen and a 10.25-inch Uconnect 5 infotainment system, totaling 22.5 inches of digital display area. These systems allow for customizable displays, with performance gauges for the Sport Mode and hybrid drive mode displays for the R/T model. The infotainment system, based on Android, offers seamless connectivity and includes wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, as well as Amazon Alexa integration.


Safety and driver assistance features in the Hornet are top-notch. Standard technologies include Automatic Emergency Braking, Lane Support System, and Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Path. The vehicle also offers Level 2 autonomous driving features with the Tech Pack, which includes Intelligent Speed Assist, Driver Attention Assist, and Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control. These advanced features not only enhance safety but also provide a more engaging and responsive driving experience.

Exterior

The 2024 Dodge Hornet showcases a muscular and dynamic design, making a strong visual statement in the CUV segment. It highlights unique design elements like integrated heat extractors on the hood and a "mail slot"-style grille. The front fascia of the Hornet, distinguished by LED reflectors and daytime running lights, presents a focused and assertive appearance. The rear of the vehicle is equally impressive, featuring a vehicle-width taillamp with an illuminated Dodge Rhombi logo, a first for Dodge. The Hornet R/T variant further enhances its look with unique Abyss painted lower cladding and rear valance, integrating dual exhaust ports.


The exterior styling of the Hornet not only focuses on aesthetics but also enhances performance. The car's body lines and lower cladding are meticulously designed for aerodynamic efficiency. The choice of wheels, ranging from 18-inch Graphite Grey to 20-inch Abyss options, adds to its overall sporty character. This combination of functional and visual design elements positions the Hornet as a standout in its class, seamlessly blending Dodge's traditional muscular design language with modern CUV practicality.

2024 Dodge Hornet - Exterior
2024 Dodge Hornet - Interior

Interior

Inside the Dodge Hornet, the cabin is designed with the driver in mind. The center stack and displays are angled towards the driver, creating an engaging, cockpit-like environment. The dashboard features a wrapped and stitched mid-bolster that stretches across, enhancing the cabin's visual width and creating a sense of elegance. Red stitching accents throughout the black interior, including on the mid-bolster, seats, and armrest, underscore the vehicle's performance character.


The interior of the Hornet is also equipped with luxury touches, such as class-exclusive Alcantara seats available with the Track Pack option and embroidered with the Dodge Rhombi logo. The Alcantara seats feature distinctive “red crust” accents that fade gradually, emphasizing the unique seat perforation. Leather seating is standard in the R/T Plus and GT Plus models, with an option for red leather seats to add more of Dodge's bold style inside the vehicle.

Engine and Powertrain

The Dodge Hornet sets itself apart in its class with two robust engine options. The Hornet R/T combines a 1.3-litre turbocharged engine with an electric motor, delivering a combined output of 288 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. Its hybrid system includes a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery, providing an electric-only range of 32 miles. Combining the electric powertrain's range and the efficient 1.3-litre turbo equals exceptional efficiency as well. The Hornet R/T averages just 3.1 Le/100 km in combined fuel economy. Inversely, the R/T's unique PowerShot feature enhances its performance, enabling rapid acceleration from 0 to 100 km/h in just 5.6 seconds.


The Hornet GT, on the other hand, is powered by the Hurricane4 engine, a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder engine. This engine positions the GT as the most powerful gas-powered compact utility vehicle in its segment, with 268 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. Both models are equipped with standard all-wheel drive, ensuring superior handling and traction, and are paired with transmission systems tailored for high performance and efficiency.

2024 Dodge Hornet - Engine and Powertrain

The 2024 model year brings forth the Dodge Hornet R/T, an innovative contender in the realm of electrified vehicles. Boasting an impressive 288 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque, it sets itself apart as the foremost utility vehicle in its segment. Equipped with a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery, the Hornet R/T achieves a remarkable all-electric range of 53 kilometres and an impressive fuel economy of 3.1 L/100 km. The inclusion of the PowerShot feature, delivering an added 30-horsepower boost, further elevates its performance capabilities. With its combination of power, efficiency, and cutting-edge features, the Dodge Hornet R/T emerges as a formidable player in the compact SUV market, presenting a distinctive fusion of exhilarating performance and efficiency.

Frequently Asked Questions about the 2024 Dodge Hornet

When will the 2024 Dodge Hornet arrive on the market?

The 2024 Dodge Hornet is currently available for sale.

How much will the 2024 Dodge Hornet cost?

The new Dodge Hornet is available in two distinct models, GT and R/T. The 2024 Dodge Hornet GT starts at $41,465 while the top-of-the-line GT Plus trim starts at $47,465. The 2024 Dodge Hornet R/T is also available in R/T and R/T Plus trims. The Dodge Hornet R/T starts at $55,990 while the Dodge Hornet R/T Plus starts at $61,990 before the Federal iZEV zero-emission vehicle rebates of up to $5,000.

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