2023 Dodge Hornet at Cuero Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

No, you're not living in a dream world, Dodge is providing its loyal drivers with a new SUV just in time for the 2023 model year! It's known as the Hornet, and it is Dodge's first-ever electric vehicle as the R/T trim has a base turbocharged four-cylinder engine and adds a battery pack and two electric motors giving drivers high horsepower and torque. In addition to all this power, the GT and the R/T provide a multitude of features that will complement the powerful engine option rather nicely. There is a lot to tell you about this innovative SUV, and we have the inside scoop! Check out all it has to offer below!


Parallel and Perpedicular Park Assist

Once it identifies a suitably-sized parking space, the available ParkSenseยฎ Parallel and Perpendicular Park Assist system controls the steering during the parking maneuver. The driver maintains control of the vehicle while the system provides helpful prompts for shifting gears, braking, and accelerating as needed.

Front Park Sensors

Using ultrasonic sensors located on the vehicle's front bumper, our available Front Park Sensors offer distance alerts to help drivers park with confidence.


All-Black Interior and Painted Accents

Our take on luxury is an all-black interior with painted and crafted features. Top-quality metals and materials accent our dashboard, tunnel bezels, and upper door panels.

LED Headlamps

The Hornet comes equipped with LED headlamps and Daytime Running Lamps to help keep the path lit no matter the weather or time of day.


Chapman Rear Suspension

The Chapman Rear Suspension uses its lower lateral link to determine wheel geometry-that adds up to the Hornet being able to corner harder, faster, and with more precision.

Independent Macpherson Suspension

The Macpherson Fully-Independent Suspension is the sum of its parts. Its steering linkage works overtime to provide a wide range of steering angles-perfect for performance driving. The shock absorbers and lower control arms boast strength and stability, making for one smooth ride.


Track Pack

Assert your dominance on any performance circuit with the available race-inspired Track Pack.

Blacktop Package

The available Blacktopยฎ Package makes your Hornet look like one mean S.O.B. Its stealth appearance features all blacked-out accents and monochromatic emblems.

Trims of the 2023 Dodge Hornet


  • Hurricane Four-Cylinder Engine
  • LED Lighting
  • Standard All-Wheel-Drive
  • Wireless Charging


  • Hybrid Four-Cylinder Engine
  • Power Liftgate
  • Premium Leather Interior
  • Harmon Kardon Audio System

How powerful is the Dodge Hornet?

For those looking for an SUV with exceptional engine options, you have come to the right place with the 2023 Dodge Hornet! On the base trim GT, you will be treated to a gasoline-powered turbocharged four-cylinder engine that is known as the Hurricane, and it delivers an impressive 268 horsepower and pairs with a smooth eight-speed automatic transmission. In addition, this engine has the ability to go from 0 to 60 mph in 6.5 seconds or less. For those who decide on the R/T trim, Dodge is providing you with its first-ever hybrid engine, which uses a 1.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder as a base engine and then adds a lithium-ion battery and an electric motor on the rear axle to create a solid 288 horsepower. The best thing about this engine is it has a Powershot feature which will add an extra 25 horsepower so you can blaze a trail down the highway. All-wheel-drive comes standard on both trims of the Hornet.

What features can I get for the 2023 Hornet?

No matter what trim level of the 2023 Hornet you go with, you will be assured of some of the best features you have ever seen on an SUV! Both trims come standard with Brembo breaks as well as 18-inch wheels. Inside the cabin is where the Hornet really starts to shine, as it will come standard with both a 12.3-inch digital instrument display that pairs nicely with the 10.25-inch Uconnect 5 system that can easily pair with the wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto systems. This touchscreen also allows you to customize your layout so you can customize the cabin temperature as well as all of your music choices. The music comes in very clearly on the 14-speaker Harmon Kardon audio system, which comes standard.

How the 2023 Hornet keeps you safe

Every year, Dodge is committed to keeping you safe when you are out on the roadways. The Dodge Hornet continues this cycle with several advanced safety systems to keep you and your family safe as you cruise the road. The first safety system we will discuss is the Forward Collision Warning system, which will let you know when you are about to get into a frontal collision and apply the brakes if you don't. Another standard safety system is Blind-Spot Monitoring with Rear-Cross Path Detection which will monitor the areas around your Hornet and let you know when it's safe to make a lane change and what's coming up behind you. Other standard safety features include adaptive cruise control, lane centering assist, a driver attention monitor, and traffic sign recognition!

Check out the 2023 Dodge Hornet at Cuero Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram

The Dodge Hornet is one of the most innovative vehicles ever created, as it comes with a spectacular turbocharged or hybrid engine option, as well as two impressive trim levels that come with all of the features that you could want in an SUV! We highly encourage you to take a test drive of this one-of-a-kind SUV by heading down to Cuero Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram and speaking with our incredible sales team, who will be more than happy to set you up! If you enjoy your test drive, check out our finance center, where our team will work with you towards a great deal. Best of all, you can view our entire Hornet inventory here on our website! We look forward to serving your automotive needs here at Cuero Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram!

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