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CANADA: 2024 Dodge Hornet Fact Sheet

August 1, 2023,  Windsor, Ontario - Dodge is taking a historic step on the brand’s century-plus journey to pure performance: introducing the Dodge Hornet, the brand’s first-ever electrified performance vehicle. The 2024 Dodge Hornet disrupts the fast-growing compact utility vehicle (CUV) segment, building buzz with a distinctive Dodge combination of muscular styling wrapped around best-in-class standard performance from a multi-energy powertrain roster and a swarm of class-exclusive performance features.

The 2024 Dodge Hornet R/T PHEV— the first-ever electrified performance vehicle from Dodge — opens a “gateway” for enthusiasts to enter the Dodge Brotherhood of Muscle. The Dodge Hornet R/T PHEV delivers the most powerful utility vehicle in the segment with 288 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque, offering up to 53 kilometres (32 miles) of all-electric range via a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery, as well as 3.1 Le/100 km 77 MPGe and 573 kilometres (360 miles) of total range.

The Dodge Hornet GT is the industry’s fastest and most powerful gas-powered compact utility vehicle. Fueled by the Hurricane4 engine, a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four cylinder, the GT boasts the segment’s most powerful gas engine at 268 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque.

The “Head of Hive” 2024 Dodge Hornet R/T PHEV carries extra sting with a class-exclusive, on-demand PowerShot feature that supplies a burst of 30 horsepower, reaching 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) in 5.6 seconds, while the Dodge Hornet GT reaches 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) in 6.5 seconds in Sport Mode.

With additional best-in-class and class-exclusive dynamic driving features such as Koni shocks, Brembo four-piston brake calipers, dynamic torque vectoring and more, as well as standard all-wheel drive for both the R/T and GT, the 2024 Dodge Hornet is designed for performance lovers seeking a CUV that drives like a Dodge, looks like a Dodge and sounds like a Dodge.

New for 2024
  • Dodge Hornet R/T debuts for 2024 model year as first-ever electrified performance vehicle from Dodge, delivering the most powerful utility vehicle in the segment with 288 horsepower and
  • 383 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Dodge Hornet R/T offers up to 53 kilometres (32 miles) of all-electric range via a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery, as well as 3.1 Le/100 km and 573 kilometres (360 miles) of total range
  • Class-exclusive, on-demand PowerShot feature for Hornet R/T PHEV performance hybrid supplies a burst of 30 horsepower, resulting in a 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) time of 5.6 seconds
  • Dodge Hornet R/T offers Sport Mode and three hybrid driving modes: Hybrid, Electric and
  • E-Save
  • Hands-free liftgate functionality standard for both the Hornet R/T Plus PHEV and Hornet GT Plus
  • Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist System included in Tech Pack optional package
  • All-new Dodge Hornet delivers best-in-class performance from two models in a multi-energy powertrain roster, with each featuring a dedicated powertrain and standard all-wheel drive
    • Dodge Hornet R/T PHEV — the first-ever electrified performance vehicle from Dodge — is the most powerful utility vehicle in the segment with 288 horsepower and 383 lb.-ft. of torque, and offers up to 53 kilometres (32 miles) of all-electric range via a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery
    • Dodge Hornet GT, fueled by the Hurricane4 engine, a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four cylinder, debuts as the segment’s most powerful gas engine at 268 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque
  • Features and packages for Dodge Hornet are not fenced off between the Hornet GT and Hornet R/T PHEV models – all content, other than power/performance steps, are available for both models
  • North American-developed steering, suspension and transmission calibrations specific to Dodge Hornet
  • Key standard content for both the Hornet R/T PHEV and GT includes:
    • 12.3-inch Digital TFT Cluster
    • 10.25-inch Uconnect 5 Radio
    • Dual Zone HVAC
    • L1 Advanced Driver Assist Systems
  • 2024 Dodge Hornet R/T PHEV — “Head of Hive” is electrified
    • Class-exclusive, on-demand PowerShot feature for Hornet R/T performance hybrid supplies a burst of 30 horsepower, resulting in a 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) time of 5.6 seconds
      • Shaves 1.5 seconds off normal 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) times by boosting horsepower and acceleration using bursts of power deployed by the battery and electric motor
      • Provides 15 seconds of horsepower boost, and can be repeated after a 15-second cool down period
      • Activates by pulling both steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters and performing a pedal kickdown
      • System checks battery charge and temperature levels before performing PowerShot function
      • When activated, a PowerShot symbol in the instrument cluster provides real-time feedback to the driver
    • R/T PHEV offers Sport Mode and three hybrid driving modes: Hybrid, Electric and E-Save
      • Hybrid Mode: Provides maximum combined efficiency of the conventional engine and e-Motor, minimizing fuel consumption by setting electric priority until a minimum battery level is met
      • Electric Mode: Offers an all-electric, zero emission mode, and automatically switches to hybrid when the battery is depleted or when extra power is requested by driver pedal kickdown
      • E-Save Mode: Gives priority to the conventional engine to preserve battery charge, with a Passive option to maintain the charge and an Active option to help recharge the battery
    • Sport Mode for the Hornet R/T PHEV is performance focused and accessible by a dedicated button on the center console, unlocking a sharper throttle, optimized shift schedule, access to the hybrid system optimized power and torque and tighter steering wheel feel
    • Hornet R/T also works to replenish battery power with a regenerative braking feature that recovers kinetic energy and stores it in the battery for future deployment, as well as an e-Coasting function, activated during throttle release, which allows for shorter stopping distances and additional energy recovery
    • Standard features on the R/T PHEV include 18-inch Graphite Grey wheels, Dodge-branded Brembo front fixed calipers, dual exhaust, steering-mounted paddle shifters and more
    • The Hornet R/T PHEV all-wheel-drive system adjusts power automatically between the 1.3-litre engine that powers the front axle and the electric motor that drives the rear wheels, providing optimal traction and control to all four wheels
  • 2024 Dodge Hornet GT
    • Industry’s fastest and most powerful gas-powered compact utility vehicle
    • Features a Sport Mode, easily reachable by a dedicated button on the steering wheel, which unlocks a sharper throttle, optimized shift schedule, access to full power and torque and a tighter steering wheel feel, and a stiffer suspension setting if equipped with Dual Stage Valve shocks
    • Sport Mode takes Hornet GT from 0 to 100 km/h (60 mph) in 6.5 seconds
    • All-wheel drive is standard on Hornet GT
  • Three packages are available on both Hornet R/T PHEV and GT:
    • Blacktop Package
      • Brings to life an automotive version of a “murder Hornet”
      • Achieves a blacked-out look through 18-inch Abyss alloy wheels, Gloss Black badging and mirror caps and Gloss Black painted daylight opening (DLO) molding
    • Track Pack
      • Offers the most performance-oriented configuration
      • Upgrades to 20-inch Abyss wheels, Dual Stage Valve Suspension, Alcantara sport seats, Aluminum interior accents and pedals, and red brake calipers
    • Tech Pack
      • Delivers features including Highway Assist, Traffic Sign Recognition, Intelligent Speed Assist, Drowsy Driver Detection, front-park sensors, ParkView 360 camera and Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist
  • Plus models are available for both the R/T and GT:
    • R/T Plus PHEV includes full leather seating surfaces, eight-way power passenger seat, ventilated front seats, sunroof, Harmon Kardon sound system, hands-free power liftgate
    • GT Plus adds full leather seating surfaces, eight-way power driver and passenger seat, ventilated front seats, driver memory (three settings), sunroof, Harmon Kardon sound system, hands-free power liftgate, wireless charging, heated front seats, heated steering wheel, remote start system, auto-dimming
  • Powertrains
    • Hornet R/T PHEV:
      • Features a 1.3-litre turbocharged all-aluminum engine, part of the Stellantis Global Small Engine (GSE) family, which includes exclusive third-generation MultiAir technology that improves combustion efficiency by adjusting valve lift and timing
      • An electric induction motor powers the rear axle; the 90-kW electric motor can deliver 1,844 lb.-ft. (2,500 Nm) of torque from 0 rpm
      • Power is optimized by a 15.5-kWh lithium-ion battery pack, fitted with a refrigerant gas cooling circuit to keep the battery at its optimum temperature
      • A starter generator delivers torque to the engine belt, aiding in dynamic response and recharging of the battery
      • A high-power inverter and 7.4-kW charging module allow for a full battery charge to be reached in approximately 2.5 hours using a Level 2 charger
      • The R/T PHEV system is paired with a six-speed automatic transmission
    • Hornet GT:
      • The GT is powered by the Hurricane4 engine, a 2.0-litre turbocharged inline four-cylinder
      • Features direct fuel injection and engine stop-start technology, providing iconic dynamic performance to the tune of 268 horsepower and 295 lb.-ft. of torque, combined with low emissions
      •  Engine is mated to a fully electronic nine-speed transmission
  • All-new Dodge Hornet unleashes muscular Dodge DNA design vocabulary on a new segment
    • Characteristic Dodge styling cues include a hood that features integrated heat extractors for a performance-focused appearance
    • Front also incorporates a “mail slot”-style grille opening sculpted into the fascia, reinforcing the horizontal brow of the upper grille and lamp graphics – creating a serious, all-business demeanor
    • Headlamp signature lighting offers an unmistakable, focused down-the-road read for Hornet, with LED reflectors and an illuminated daytime running light (DRL) signature
    • Integrating into the muscular lines of the bodyside are the matte black molded-in colour lower cladding and valances; Hornet R/T PHEV receives unique new Abyss painted lower cladding and rear valance with integrated dual exhaust ports
    • Vehicle-width taillamp with center illuminated Dodge Rhombi logo is a first for a Dodge vehicle
    • Unique new exterior Hornet badge on the fender celebrates the revival of the Hornet and joins iconic Dodge badging lineup
    • Inside, the performance interior follows the driver-focused design that is a calling card of the Dodge brand vehicle lineup
    • Centre stack controls, display screens and more are subtly “tipped” toward the driver, putting the individual in the cockpit at the center of the action
    • Instrument panel utilizes a wrapped and stitched mid-bolster that extends through the instrument panel and achieves a cross-car read, creating a lighter feeling while adding visual width
    • Red stitching accents, standard on Hornet, flow throughout the black interior, including on the mid-bolster, seats and armrest
    • Ignition control is positioned prominently on the accent-painted finish console
    • Additional performance controls are placed at the fingertips with a button on the performance-oriented flat-bottom steering wheel that enables drivers to choose between Sport and Standard drive modes for the GT and hybrid driving modes for the R/T PHEV, keeping the driver connected to the car
    • Premium interior touches include class-exclusive Alcantara seats, with an embroidered Dodge Rhombi logo, included on the Track Pack option
    • Racing-oriented Alcantara seats feature unique “red crust” accents that visually burst out and gradually fade, highlighting the unique Alcantara seat perforation
    • Leather seating is standard for the R/T Plus PHEV and GT Plus, with optional red leather seats for those seeking more Dodge attitude on the inside
  • Driving dynamics: all-new Dodge Hornet arrives ready to disrupt the status quo of the mainstream CUV segment with a swarm of class-exclusive and best-in-class performance features that optimize driving dynamics such as suspension, braking, steering and handling performance, including:
    • Class-exclusive Koni® frequency selective damping shocks improve handling and ride comfort — standard on the R/T PHEV and GT models
    • Class-exclusive Brembo four-piston front fixed calipers — the only front fixed calipers in the segment — offer ultimate braking power and are standard on the R/T PHEV and available on GT
    • Class-exclusive brake-by-wire Intelligent Braking System technology offers consistent performance and pedal feel under multiple driving conditions and is standard on R/T
    • Class-exclusive available dual-stage-valve suspension provides for driver-selectable suspension damping and can be customized while behind the wheel, available with the Track Pack option for R/T and GT
    • Best-in-class front and rear fully independent suspension, standard on the Hornet R/T PHEV and Hornet GT, features an optimized front MacPherson geometry and unique rear 3-link Chapman suspension
    • Best-in-class dynamic torque vectoring delivers torque with electronic precision, and when used with Sport Mode the system acts as an electronic limited slip differential — standard on R/T PHEV and GT
    • Enhanced body stiffness offers greater rigidity and gives the driver confidence and control under cornering, and best-in-class weight distribution on the Hornet R/T provides optimal balance of masses on the AWD base to optimize torque delivery and handling — standard on R/T PHEV and GT
    • Dodge Hornet performance features brought to the mainstream pay real-world dividends: the Hornet delivers best-in-class maximum lateral g-force numbers of 0.90 for the R/T model and 0.87 for the GT
  • Dodge Hornet delivers a technologically advanced user experience, maintaining the Dodge driver-centric user feel through a best-in-class standard 12.3-inch digital cockpit cluster screen and standard 10.25-inch Uconnect 5 infotainment system central display
    • Hornet offers 22.5 inches of combined in-vehicle display screen space
    • 12.3-inch digital cockpit cluster displays three separate information zones, allowing the driver to select within each area to customize the crisp, clear display graphics
    • Options include an “Evolved” theme that crops gauge displays to maximize the center display area
    • Drivers can customize the screen to display performance Sport Mode gauges or select from one of three hybrid drive mode displays for the Hornet R/T PHEV
    • Uconnect 5 infotainment system, standard on Hornet, is Android-based, easy to use and intuitive:
      • Favourite home screen layouts, music preferences, HVAC controls, seat positions and more can be customized and linked to individual profiles
      • System can be connected to two phones simultaneously, and Wireless Android and Apple CarPlay allow easy, cord-free connectivity
      • Uconnect 5 system offers content-rich features to keep occupants connected to their digital lifestyles, including Amazon Alexa in-vehicle interaction
      • Users can ask Alexa to perform functions such as close a garage door at home while inside the vehicle or use Alexa-enabled devices at home to start the car, lock/unlock doors and more
  • Additional comfort, safety and technology features include a best-in-class Harman Kardon premium sound system, standard on the GT Plus and R/T Plus, equipped with 14 speakers powered by 465 watts of total system output
  • The Hornet takes advantage of advanced technology to offer a slate of innovative safety features that are new for the Dodge brand. Standard Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and safety features for the Hornet include:
    • Automatic Emergency Braking, which detects pedestrians or cyclists on the road and delivers a visual and acoustic warning, and can bring the vehicle to a full stop to mitigate collision
    • Lane Support System gives a visual and haptic warning when straying from a vehicle lane while driving and performs automatic counter steering
    • Blind Spot Detection with Rear Cross Path alerts drivers via a visual warning through a triangular icon on the side mirrors, chimes with a warning when the turn signal is active
  • Hornet also offers three levels of parking assistance with acoustic and visual warnings displayed on the 10.25-inch main screen
  • Standard features include four rear parking sensors along with a high-definition back-up camera with guidelines, with additional available parking assistance on the Tech Pak
  • Level 2 autonomous driving, with new ADAS features that take safety and comfort to the next level, are optional with the Tech Pack, and include:
    • Intelligent Speed Assist with Traffic Sign Recognition detects the speed limit and provides the driver a one-click option to adjust speeds
    • Driver Attention Assist detects signs of fatigue and alerts weary drivers with a visual and acoustic warning on the cluster
    • Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control (IACC) maintains an appropriate speed and distance with functionality that supports stop-and-go traffic
    • Lateral Control/Lane Support system combines Lane Control and Traffic Jam Assist to keep the vehicle centered on the lane
Model Lineup
For 2024, the Dodge Hornet lineup consists of four models:
  • GT
  • G/T Plus
  • R/T PHEV
  • R/T Plus PHEV
Available Exterior Colours
  • Acapulco Gold
  • Blu Bayou
  • Blue Steele
  • Grey Cray
  • Hot Tamale
  • Q Ball
  • 8 Ball
Available Interior Colours
  • Black Cloth/Leatherette Seats
  • Black Leather Seats
  • Red Leather Seats
  • Black Alcantara Seats with Red Accents

For more than 100 years, the Dodge brand has carried on the spirit of brothers John and Horace Dodge. Their influence continues today as Dodge shifts into high gear with a lineup that delivers unrivaled performance in each of the segments in which the brand competes while moving forward to a future that includes electrified muscle in the form of the next-generation, all-new Dodge Charger.

The next-generation Dodge Charger electrifies a legend, with the Charger retaining its title as the world’s quickest and most powerful muscle car led by the all-new, all-electric 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona Scat Pack. The all-new Dodge Charger will also offer performance choices via multi-energy powertrain options including the 550-horsepower Dodge Charger SIXPACK H.O., powered by the 3.0L Twin Turbo Hurricane High Output engine.

Dodge also keeps its foot on the gas as a pure performance brand with the 710-horsepower Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, the most powerful SUV ever, and best-in-class standard performance in the compact utility vehicle segment with the Dodge Hornet.

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