5 things you should know about the 2023 Dodge Hornet in Canada

The 2023 Dodge Hornet GT on the road.

Dodge Hornet GT 2023

The 2023 Dodge Hornet has only been available for sale in Canada and the United-States for a few weeks now, but everyone is already crazy about it! This compact vehicle with a sporty design and remarkable performance is offered in fuel trims; but a plug-in hybrid version will soon hit the market as well.

Find out more about it by reading this blog, or by visiting us in person at Champlain Dodge in Verdun, your Dodge dealership in Montreal, with the all-new Dodge Hornet taking center stage in our showroom!

Front 3/4 view of the 2023 Dodge Hornet GT GLH on the road.

2023 Dodge Hornet GT GLH

The sporty design of the 2023 Dodge Hornet, for sale in Canada

The 2023 Dodge Hornet offered in Canada will have you falling head over heels thanks to its stunning silhouette that gives you a glimpse of the performance it offers! You will quickly notice the streamlined LED headlights and taillights, the hood with integrated air intakes, the 18- or 20- inch wheels, the Brembo brake calipers and dual exhaust tips, without forgetting its sculpted and bold fascia.

Moreover, you will have the choice between 7- body colors, all more beautiful than the next. One thing is for sure: with its incredibly sporty design, the Hornet will be making the competition green with envy!

If you love the sporty design offered by muscle cars like the Charger and Challenger but need a versatile vehicle, the 2023 Dodge Hornet is the vehicle for you!

Exceptional performance

In its fuel trim, the 2023 Dodge Hornet –for sale in Canada- is equipped with a Hurricane 4, a turbocharged 2.0 L 4- cylinder engine with 265 horsepower and 295 lb-ft. maximum torque. It is coupled with a 9- speed automatic transmission and is standard offered with all-wheel drive. The exceptional performance allows it to rank at the top of its category, making it the most powerful and fast CUV (compact utility vehicle) with a $ 40,000 price.

Moreover, it gives you access to a 2,000 pound towing capacity, which also places it in a very advantageous position compared to other vehicles of its category.

When it comes to the plug-in hybrid version, the Hornet will be equipped with a turbocharged 1.3- L fuel engine, coupled with a 90 kW electric motor and a 15.5 kWh battery; this powertrain will also provide you with the highest amount of power for its category, with 285 horsepower.

You will also take advantage to the PowerShot system –which is an exclusivity in this category- providing you with an additional 25 horsepower upon ignition, which reduces the 0-97 km/hr time by one full second.

And when it comes to range, when in full-electric mode, the Hornet can drive up to 50 kilometers. You will also have access to different driving modes: Sports, Hybrid, Electric and E-Save. You can expect significant savings on fuel!

2023 Dodge Hornet: cutting-edge technologies

Stellantis has made every effort necessary to ensure that the new 2023 Dodge Hornet would be loved by buyers in Canada and the United-States. Amongst other things, you will find loads of added technologies and evolved safety features aboard the Hornet.

Connectivity and safety

Depending on selected trim and options, the Hornet will have the following features:

  • A 14- speaker Harman Kardon sound system;
  • A 10.25- inch touch screen;
  • A 12.3- inch digital cockpit cluster, the largest of its category;
  • Push-button start;
  • Apple CarPlay/Android Auto ;
  • Wireless cellphone charging;
  • A Wi-Fi 4G LTE access point;
  • Navigation;
  • And so much more.
Front interior of the 2023 Dodge Hornet GT including its dashboard.
2023 Dodge Hornet transmission including automatic emergency braking.

Moreover, the 2023 Hornet has a vast array of evolved safety technologies, having truly nothing to envy from the competition. On board, you could find:

  • Road sign recognition;
  • Drowsy driver alert;
  • Pre-collision alert;
  • Emergency braking;
  • Front and rear park assist;
  • Active driving assist;
  • And so much more.

High-end interior, comfort and luxury on board

The full black interior with sporty trims welcomes you in complete comfort thanks to high-end features such as high-quality leather upholstery, a heated leather upholstered steering wheel, heated and ventilated front seats, dual zone climate control, and so much more.

Up to 5- passengers can climb on board. Moreover, you will have access to 765 liters of cargo space behind last row; once it is folded, the Hornet will provide you with cargo space of up to 1,550 liters.

A unique driving experience in Canada

As previously mentioned, the 2023 Dodge Hornet is exclusive to Canada and the United-States. This means that it was created while taking into account what Mother Nature can throw at us during the cold season.

And even though we are dealing with a compact SUV that focuses on performance, it remains incredibly comfortable and enjoyable to drive. Accelerations are brisk and the different driving modes offered allow you to adapt your driving style to the situation.

Hornet SUV: price

For the time being, Stellantis has only revealed the base price for the fuel version of the 2023 Dodge Hornet in Canada; we will have to be patient for the price for the plug-in hybrid version.

Versions : Hornet GT Hornet R/T
MSRP $ 40,190 Coming soon

To see the 2023 Dodge Hornet from up close, to find out more about its features and list of equipment, or to book your own test drive, come and visit us at Champlain Dodge, close to downtown Montreal!

Running footage of 2023 Dodge Hornet GT.