2023 Dodge Hornet R/T Plus PHEV Muscle-Bound Small SUV With a Plug

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The 2023 Dodge Hornet R/T Plus PHEV (Plug-in electric vehicle) is a muscle bound small SUV with a plug. The all new small SUV is based on the Alfa Romeo Tonale. It offers two turbocharged engines, with the upgrade being a plug-in hybrid engine option. Dodge calls the Hornet its first compact crossover SUV.

The standard Hornet packs 268 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque,
R/T Plus - 1.3L engine / Plug-in hybrid
Hybrid system net power output - 288 hp. / 383 lb-ft
With over 30 miles of electric-only driving range.
Charging time on a level 2 charger is around two and a half hours.
6-speed automatic transmission
Standard All-wheel
0-60 MPH is 6.1 seconds
Towing capacity 2,000 lbs.
Premium unleaded gas
Four-wheel independent suspension
18” painted alloy wheels
Drives like a Alfa Tonale

7 exterior colors / 3 interior colors

Blacktop Package: Gloss Black painted mirror caps, Dark "Hornet" badge, Dark GT badge, Gloss Black painted side window moldings, 18-inch x 7.5-inch Abyss Finish wheels, 225/55R18 all-season tires - $1595

Tech Pack: Intelligent Speed Assist (ISA), Active Driving Assist system, Surround-View Camera system, Drowsy Driver Detection, ParkSense Front/Rear/Side Park Assist - $2,245

Track Pack: Black Alcantara seats with Red accents, aluminum door sills, sport leather steering wheel, dual mode suspension, bright pedal, red painted Dodge calipers, 20-inch × 8.0-inch Abyss Finish wheels, 235/40R20 all-season tires - $2595

Warranty - 3 yr./ 36,000 mi.
Price starts at $30,735
R/T Plus starts at $45,935
As tested - $52,305

Pros :
Available plug-in-hybrid powertrain, peppy acceleration from both models, the standard features list is fairly generous.

Rear passengers will feel squeezed, the cargo bay isn't as roomy as rival SUVs

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Competes with:
Mazda CX-5 - https://youtu.be/-anMY56314o
Toyota Corolla Cross - https://youtu.be/FQoRHCDX9-I
Honda HR-V - https://youtu.be/dLKY1enXTok
Nissan Kicks - https://youtu.be/N6uU7srlvws
Hyundai Tucson Plug-In Hybrid - https://youtu.be/Wd37ik-ANNQ
Ford Bronco Sport - https://youtu.be/9sXxDQB68co
Alfa Romeo Tonale - https://youtu.be/dQuvwkBCa3s

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