The 2023 Dodge Hornet, the BEST NEW COMPACT PERFORMANCE SUV you can BUY?

The new 2023 #DodgeHornet provides best-in-class performance from two models in a lineup of multiple energy powertrains, with each model boasting a dedicated powertrain and standard all-wheel drive:

The commencement of a new era at dodge the brand’s  existence has been primarily dependent on retro   and challenger for at least the past decade   even a 710 horsepower durango with an estimated  13 mpg combined was available while the hellcat   suv and several customized models of the muscle  car pair will return in 2023 dodge has

Called   it quits the decision comes as the brand takes  a sharp left turn toward an electrified future   beginning with the 2023 dodge hornet the hornet  and the alfa romeo toenail share a basis and some   other components it had a length of 178 inches a  maximum height of 63.8 inches and a wheelbase of   103.8 inches it

Is also the first completely new  vehicle released by dodge since the short-lived   dart small car from 2012 to 2016. the hornet is  also the company’s first plug-in hybrid vehicle   but instead of emphasizing fuel economy dodge  is touting the hybrids performance even dodge   the company’s first electric performance car  

Before worrying that all future dodge performance  cars will be hybrid crossovers keep in mind that   of its electric muscle car this week as well   so it is not completely abandoning its origins  in addition the 2023 hornet offers genuine   performance characteristics that are not confined  to the plug and hybrid type in addition

To the   phev a non-hybrid vehicle with a turbocharged gas  engine is available with many of the same features   and extras a completely independent suspension  koni dampers and torque vectoring all-wheel drive   are standard alpha components standard on the  phevr fixed brembo 4-piston front brakes which   are also

Available on the basic model similarly  every hornet may be equipped with the track pack   dampers and distinctive design elements the   entry-level model is the hornet gt it is equipped  with a 2.0 liter turbocharged inline-four engine   that generates 268 horsepower and 295 pound-feet  of torque the engine is paired with an

Automated   gearbox with nine speeds according to dodge the gt  will accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 6.5   seconds and reach a peak speed of 140 miles per  hour the hornet rt is the hybrid plug-in vehicle   it combines a turbocharged 1.3 liter inline-four  engine a six-speed automatic transmission and   a rear

Mounted 121 horsepower electric motor the  system’s overall output is 288 horsepower and 383   pounds fd of torque in 15 second spurts the power  stop function provides an additional 25 horsepower   and quick torque although its maximum speed is  restricted to 128 miles per hour it should be   faster than its non-hybrid version

According to  dodge the phev can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles   per hour in 6.1 seconds the lithium-ion battery  pack in the hornet rt has a usable capacity of   12.0 kwh and with its 7.2 kw onboard charger dodge  believes that a level 2 connection can recharge   informed the electric only range will be around 30  

Miles the epa ratings for either powertrain have  not yet been disclosed the hornet’s relationship   to the toenail is evident from the exterior both  are constructed in italy the most noteworthy   design distinction of the dodge is its hood’s  massive heat extractors which are evocative of   those found on more muscular versions

Also found  on other performance oriented dodges is a feature   resembling a postal hole that divides the top  and lower grilles the hornet’s look is further   distinguished by a set of narrow headlights with  upside down boomerang shaped accent lights and   vehicle both the gt and rt are offered with   a blacktop option

Consisting of 18 inches black  wheels and gloss black exterior emblems and mirror   covers the dashboard of the hornet prioritizes  the driver by tilting the controls to the left   there is a steering wheel with paddle shifters  and a button to set several driving modes   digital instrument cluster and a 10.3 inches  

Apple carplay and android auto are wireless   and included as standard features while the base  inside is black fabric with red contrast stitching   leather upholstery these better trims also have   wireless smartphone charging and a harman kardon  sound system with 465 watts and 14 speakers all   hornets include standard

Driver aid technologies  like as automatic emergency braking blind spot   monitoring and lane keeping assist the tech pack  enables adaptive cruise control parking assistance   and other features dodge states that the 2023  hornet gt begins at twenty nine thousand nine   hundred ninety five dollars before destination  thus

We anticipate a starting msrp of about   thirty one thousand dollars the same holds true  for the rt which costs thirty nine thousand nine   the gt model will be available for purchase and   it will arrive in december dodge has not said  when the rt will be available for pre-order but   it will arrive in showrooms next spring

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The 2023 Dodge Hornet, the BEST NEW COMPACT PERFORMANCE SUV you can BUY? By MR. COTTRELL((Cars \u0026 Trucks))