MODEL REVIEW
Dodge Hornet
Dodge Hornet
Dodge Hornet at a Glance
Hornet

If you want an SUV that’s fun to drive and efficient, then a performance-level model is what you’ve been looking for. The perfect balance of sporty engineering and revolutionary hybrid tech will have you amped up for more adventuring in Jasper, Fayette, or Cullman, AL. Your search for a dynamic ride has led you to mechanical greatness: the Dodge Hornet. 

As a performance-designed SUV, the Dodge Hornet excels in efficient capability while maintaining the strength and power Dodge is known for. We’re here to tell you all about this model and guide you to the driver’s seat of your own Hornet. Let Bill Penney CDJR take the lead as you learn all about this sporty SUV!

TRIM LEVELS

TRIM LEVELS

4
TOUCHSCREEN

TOUCHSCREEN

10.25 in.
MAX HORSEPOWER

MAX HORSEPOWER

288 HP
MAX TORQUE

MAX TORQUE

383 lb-ft
UCONNECT® 5

UCONNECT® 5

Standard
WIRELESS SMARTPHONE PAIRING

WIRELESS SMARTPHONE PAIRING

Standard
4G LTE WI-FI HOTSPOT

4G LTE WI-FI HOTSPOT

Available
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PERFORMANCE
Dodge Hornet

Dodge is known for making vehicles that get your heart racing with thrilling drives. The Hornet continues this tradition and adds an element of electricity to make the fun last longer. With hybrid technology and Dodge quality, you’ll have a truly dynamic duo.

Engine Output

Among the four different trim levels of the Dodge Hornet, you’ll find two different powertrains available. Each one provides smooth acceleration that will stun passersby. Here’s how much power you’ll have at the ready:

Engine
Horsepower
Torque
2.0L Hurricane4 Turbo 268 HP 295 lb-ft
1.3L I-4 Plug-In Hybrid 288 HP 383 lb-ft

The two engines have 9-speed and 6-speed automatic transmission systems, respectively. They also come standard with all-wheel drive for enhanced control in all sorts of road and weather conditions.

Efficiency

The standard combustion engine provides plenty of power while maintaining impressive efficiency. The Hurricane4 Turbo motor achieves an EPA-estimated 21 city/29 highway MPG, letting you experience lots of road on each tank.

The available hybrid motor lets you spend more time behind the wheel and less time at the pump. Thanks to the addition of electricity, hybrid-equipped Hornet models feature an EPA-estimated 77 MPGe. You’ll have plenty to look forward to on the open road thanks to this blend of great fuel economy and mighty power.

 

 

 

 

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EXTERIOR
Dodge Hornet

First impressions matter, and the Dodge Hornet is great at establishing itself. From stylish good looks to forward-thinking designs, there’s much to appreciate in the Hornet that will have heads turning whenever you drive by.

Stylish Appearance

The base design of the Hornet sets the tone of aggression, which perfectly matches its muscular spirit. Aerodynamic curves combine with sleek edges for an imposing presence, and available add-ons like dual-exhaust tips and 20-inch rims add to the mystique. The bold black grille adds an aura of authority as well.

The vast range of color options helps you make the Hornet match your personal taste. Whether you’re looking for subtle or striking, you’ll find a paint job that speaks to you:

  • 8 Ball (Black)
  • Gray Cray
  • Blue Steele
  • Blu Bayou
  • Hot Tamale (Red)
  • Acapulco Gold
  • Q Ball (White)
Added Function

Along with looking good, the exterior of the Hornet plays its own role in your quality of life on the road. Thanks to the available hands-free power liftgate, you can simply kick your foot under the bumper to open it. Unloading your full arms into 27 cubic feet of max cargo volume is simple with just a tap of the foot.

Making your presence known will keep other drivers aware of you also. Standard LED headlights, daytime running lights, and taillights all combine to make you stand out in both day and night. The taillights also have a unique style that evokes the design of original Dodge models, making a seamless blend of old and new.

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TECHNOLOGY
Dodge Hornet

The Dodge Hornet is about more than raw strength. There’s plenty of intelligence at play as well. These state-of-the-art features let you sit back and fully enjoy the ride.

Infotainment on the Go

Staying connected wherever you go is easier thanks to the convenient Uconnect® infotainment system. It’s your gateway to all sorts of features, including those found in standard wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ support. You can easily get to your messages, apps, and more while on the move. 

The interface uses a 10.25-inch screen that allows you to customize it to suit your preferences. By setting up your home screen to your liking, you make your Hornet uniquely yours and streamlined as you want it to be. 

Fun for Everyone

Your passengers can find plenty of tech to enjoy as well. Thanks to the available 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot, your riders can stay connected and keep up with email, stream entertainment, and more. Everyone will be satisfied by these features as you dominate the road.

Want to start the party in your cabin? The available Harman Kardon® Premium Audio System turns your Hornet into a concert hall. It uses 14 speakers and a subwoofer to create a high-quality audio experience that brings your playlist to life.

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Dodge Hornet vs. The Competitor
Dodge Hornet Alfa Romeo Tonale

You’ll want an SUV that features all-around greatness in its design. Having more to choose from to suit your needs and style means you can find a model made just for you. Experiencing a dynamic punch when you press the accelerator is a good perk, too. The Hornet outpaces the Tonale on both counts with more speed, more options, and more vibrant colors.

Quick Facts
Hornet
vs
Tonale
5.6 seconds 0-60 MPH 6 seconds
4 TRIM LEVELS 3
7 PAINT COLORS 5
Dodge Hornet Toyota RAV4 Prime

You’ll spend a lot of time behind the wheel, so you deserve a cabin that makes the drive more fun for everyone. Inside the Dodge Hornet, you’ll find a larger screen, more options to choose from, and a higher quality premium audio system than you’ll find in the Toyota RAV4 Prime.

Quick Facts
Hornet
vs
RAV4 Prime
4 TRIM LEVELS 2
10.25 inches STANDARD TOUCHSCREEN 8 inches
14 Speakers PREMIUM AUDIO 11 Speakers
Dodge Hornet Hyundai Tucson PHEV

Every drive should come with its own share of excitement, and the thrill of Dodge design makes the Hornet a must-see. Compared to the Tucson’s plug-in hybrid variant, the Hornet offers more to get excited about. More dynamic drives and additional feature options make it a smart choice.

Quick Facts
Hornet
vs
Tucson PHEV
268 HP STANDARD HORSEPOWER 180 HP
Standard SPORT MODE Not Available
4 TRIM LEVELS 2
Lead the Pack With the Dodge Hornet
Dodge Hornet

When you have the power and exciting design of the Dodge Hornet at hand, anything is possible. You’ll look forward to every drive even more with this exciting SUV, and your friends will look for more reasons to get out into Jasper, Fayette, and Cullman, AL for a road trip. 

Interested in seeing this state-of-the-art model for yourself? We’re here to help! Contact Bill Penney CDJR today and schedule your test drive to experience the Hornet firsthand!

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