2024 Dodge Hornet
Introducing the 2024 Dodge Hornet, a ground-breaking addition to Dodge's illustrious lineage of performance vehicles and the brand's first venture into electrified performance.
This model revolutionizes the compact utility vehicle (CUV) segment by fusing Dodge's iconic muscular design with unparalleled standard performance, a diverse powertrain lineup, and several class-exclusive performance attributes. The Hornet exemplifies Dodge's commitment to innovation, blending electric efficiency with the brand's muscle car heritage. The new Hornet R/T plug-in hybrid version offers up to 53 kilometres of all electric range while also delivering thrilling performance. The standard turbocharged powertrain in the Hornet GT, meanwhile, delivers more performance than any of its rivals, ensuring that every drive is a one to remember.
What's new on the 2024 Dodge Hornet?
The Dodge Hornet 2024 exemplifies cutting-edge automotive technology, merging advanced driver assistance systems with an intuitive infotainment interface. The vehicle is equipped with a 12.3-inch digital cockpit cluster and a 10.25-inch Uconnect 5 system, together offering a substantial 22.5 inches of screen space. These systems are customizable and feature wireless connectivity and Amazon Alexa integration for a modern, connected driving experience.
In terms of safety and convenience, the Hornet is outfitted with an array of ADAS features like Automatic Emergency Braking and Lane Support System, as standard. Additionally, the optional Tech Pack introduces Level 2 autonomous driving capabilities, further enhancing the vehicle's safety and comfort features. Through these advanced technologies, the Dodge Hornet not only delivers thrilling performance but also ensures a safe, comfortable, and interconnected driving experience.
The exterior of the Dodge Hornet is a bold statement in the CUV class, showcasing a design that is both muscular and aerodynamic. The front end is characterized by a striking “mail slot”-style grille and performance-oriented heat extractors on the hood. The rear view is equally impressive, featuring a vehicle-width taillamp with a centerpiece illuminated Dodge Rhombi logo. For the R/T model, distinctive elements like the Abyss painted lower cladding and integrated dual exhaust ports underscore its performance credentials.
Every aspect of the Hornet's design has been carefully crafted for visual impact and functional performance. Customization options like the Blacktop Package offer a menacing, all-black aesthetic, while the Track Pack elevates the Hornet's sportiness with features like 20-inch wheels and Alcantara sport seats. These exterior details ensure the Hornet is not just a performance powerhouse but also a head-turner on the road.
The 2024 Dodge Hornet's interior is a harmonious blend of ergonomic design, premium materials, and advanced technology. The driver-centric layout features strategically placed controls and displays, all angled towards the driver for optimal accessibility. The dashboard is elegantly appointed with a stitched mid-bolster that extends across it, adding a touch of luxury and spaciousness. The interior's sporty flair is enhanced by consistent red stitching throughout, including on the seats and armrest.
For a more upscale experience, the Hornet offers Plus models with additional luxury features, such as leather seating and a sunroof. The Track Pack adds a performance edge with exclusive Alcantara seats, adorned with striking “red crust” accents. The standard and optional interior features in the Hornet create an environment that is both inviting and exhilarating, aligning perfectly with the vehicle's dynamic driving experience.
Engine and Powertrain
The powertrain options for the 2024 Dodge Hornet epitomize Dodge's commitment to performance and innovation. The R/T model is a performance hybrid, combining a 1.3-litre turbocharged engine with an electric motor. Together, they produce a total output of 288 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque. With a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery, it offers an all-electric range of 53 kilometres. One of the standout features in the R/T model is the PowerShot, which provides an additional 30 horsepower boost for rapid acceleration.
On the other hand, the Hornet GT is equipped with the robust Hurricane4 engine, a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline-four cylinder engine. It delivers a remarkable 268 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque. This makes the GT the most powerful gas-powered compact utility vehicle in its segment. Both the R/T and GT models come with standard all-wheel drive, ensuring an exhilarating driving experience expected from a Dodge vehicle. The Hornet truly embodies the spirit of performance and delivers on the promise of innovation, no matter which model you choose.
The 2024 Dodge Hornet lineup officially introduces the plug-in hybrid R/T trim. Unveiled last year, the new Hornet R/T sets itself apart in the compact SUV segment as a plug-in hybrid that excels in both efficiency and performance. Designed for buyers seeking a practical, fuel-efficient, yet performance-driven SUV, the Hornet R/T emerges as a top contender. This variant boasts an unrivaled 288 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque, making it the most powerful vehicle in its class. It offers a remarkable 53 kilometres of all-electric range, thanks to its 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery, and delivers a commendable fuel economy of 3.1 L/100 km. The Hornet R/T's exclusive PowerShot feature is a standout innovation, providing an additional 30-horsepower boost for rapid acceleration. With this feature, the new Hornet R/T can go from 0 to 100 km/h in a mere 5.6 seconds. In addition to its impressive performance, the 2024 Hornet R/T is eligible for the iZEV Zero-Emission Rebates program by the Canadian government, which offers up to $5,000 in incentives. This makes the Hornet R/T an even more attractive choice. With its innovative plug-in hybrid technology, powerful performance, and eligibility for government incentives, the 2024 Dodge Hornet R/T shines bright in its segment.
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.