2023 Dodge Hornet – ELECTRIC CAR

Dodge is known for stuffing V-8s into everything, but now its transformation begins with a new performance-focused, plug-in-hybrid subcompact SUV.

Hello friends please don’t forget to subscribe to my channel and like the videos thank you for your support dodge is known for stuffing v minus eights into everything but now its transformation begins with a new performance focused plug-in hybrid sub-compact suv the 2023 dodge hornet is a new sub-compact suv with a performance-focused plug-in hybrid model there’s

Also a gas-only hornet that starts around 30 thousand dollars and it’s offered with similar features and options with dodge about to enter a new electrift performance era the hornet leads the way when the phev hits dealers next spring starting around forty thousand dollars a new era is dawning at dodge for at least the past decade the brand’s survival has largely

Relied on retro themed v8 powered hits like the charger and challenger hell it even offered a 710 hp durango with an estimated 13 mpg combined while the hellcat suv is back for 2023 along with myriad special editions of the muscle car duo dodge has declared last call the decision comes as the brand takes a hard left towards an electrified future one that begins

With the new 2023 dodge hornet the hornet is a sub-compact suv that shares a platform and other parts with the alpha romeo tonali it measures 178 inches long up to 63.8 inches tall and rides on a 103.8 inch wheelbase it’s also the first entirely new model that dodge has introduced since the ill-fated dart compact sedan which only lasted from 2012 to 2016. the

Hornet represents the company’s first plug-in hybrid model too but rather than focus on fuel efficiency dodge is boasting about the new hybrids performance ceo tim kuniski’s even build the hornet as the first electrified performance vehicle from dodge before you worry about all of dodge’s future performance models being hybrid crossovers don’t forget that the

Company plans to unveil a concept version of its electric muscle car this week too so it’s not leaving its roots entirely plus the 2023 hornet actually has some legitimate performance attributes and they’re not limited to the plug-in hybrid model there’s also a base non-hybrid model with a turbocharged gas engine and it’s offered with many of the same features

And options as the phev the standard shared bits from the alpha include a fully independent suspension koni dampers and torque vectoring all-wheel drive the phev comes standard with brembo 4 piston fixed front calipers which are also available on the base model likewise every hornet is available with the track pack which includes 20-inch wheels upgraded dampers

And unique styling bits the hornet gt is the entry point it features a turbocharged 2.0 liter inline 4 that makes 268 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque the engine pairs with a 9-speed automatic transmission dodge estimates the gt will go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.5 seconds on its way to a top speed of 140 miles per hour the hornet rt is the plug-in

Hybrid it combines a turbocharged 1.3 liter inline-four 6-speed automatic and a 121 hp electric motor mounted on the rear axle the total system output is 288 horsepower and 383 pound-feet of torque it also features a power stop function that delivers an extra 25 horsepower and instant torque for 15 second bursts while its top speed is limited to a lower 128 miles

Per hour it should be quicker than its non-hybrid counterpart dodge estimates the phev will go from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.1 seconds for comparison that’s slightly behind a 250 hp mazda cx-30 we tested that hit 60 in 5.8 ticks the hornet rt’s lithium-ion battery pack has a 12.0-kwh usable capacity and with its 7.2-kw on-board charger dodge estimates a level

2 connection can refill the battery in about 2.5 hours while we’re told it’ll have an electric only driving range of around 30 miles epa ratings for either powertrain haven’t been released yet dodge says the 2023 hornet gt starts at 29 995 before destination so we expect its actual starting msrp to be around 31 000 the same goes for the rt which is priced at 39

995 before destination orders for the gt model open tomorrow and it will reach dealers this december dodge hasn’t said when orders will open for the rt but it’ll be some time before it hits dealerships next spring

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