2023 Dodge Hornet GT
DETROIT – The first electrified vehicle for the Dodge brand under Stellantis will be a plug-in hybrid crossover called the Hornet, a resurrected name most recently used for a 1970s station wagon.
The compact crossover will be Dodge’s new entry-level vehicle, with a starting price of less than $30,000 for a Hornet GT model with a 2.0-liter turbo four-cylinder engine. The plug-in hybrid model, which Dodge is calling the Hornet R/T, will start at about $40,000.
While the Hornet isn’t one of Dodge’s signature muscle cars, it’s an important vehicle for the brand’s sales and electrification strategy. It marks a return to the lower-priced mainstream market following the…