How Much Does a Fully Loaded 2023 Dodge Hornet Cost?
Many automakers are investing in the SUV market and electrification right now, and Dodge is one of them, as the automaker recently revealed the Hornet. This isn’t a brand-new SUV from Dodge but rather an American version of the Alfa Romeo Tonale, an SUV produced by one of Dodge’s sister companies. Here’s a look at how much a fully loaded 2023 Dodge Hornet will cost.
There are currently only two trim options for the 2023 Dodge Hornet (but more are on the way)
Since the Dodge Hornet is such a new vehicle, its trim options are limited right now. Dodge said that the Hornet’s standard trim is called the GT, while its top trim is the GT Plus. The Hornet starts at about $30,500, but Dodge will be selling the Hornet with a purely gas-powered or plug-in hybrid (PHEV) powertrain with the upcoming R/T and R/T Plus models. Official pricing for the plug-in R/T models isn’t available yet but is expected to be $41,590 for the Hornet R/T and $46,590 for the Hornet R/T Plus, according to Car and Driver.
Overall, the Hornet should be a fast compact crossover. The SUV’s standard powertrain gets 268 horsepower, while the SUV’s upcoming PHEV powertrain can get 288 hp. It should also come with a battery pack that will allow drivers to go 30 miles in battery-only mode. On top of that, the standard Hornet will be well-equipped, with a 12.3-inch digital gauge cluster display and a 10.25-inch touch screen.
Here’s how much a fully loaded 2023 Dodge Hornet will cost
The only other Dodge Hornet trim available right now is the GT Plus trim, which costs about $35,500, which is about $5,000 more than the standard Hornet. Dodge offers several paint options, and the most expensive ones are Blue Steele and Acapulco Gold. They both cost about $600. There are also three wheel options, and the 20-inch aluminum wheels will add about $3,000 to the compact crossover’s price tag.
Owners who want to add those 20-inch wheels to their car will need to get the Track Pack package, which also provides other benefits. This package also adds Alcantara upholstery to the seats, dual-mode suspension, a leather sporty steering wheel, and more. That said, drivers who opt for this package won’t be able to access other options, such as red full-leather seats.
Dodge currently offers two other packages for the Hornet. The GT Blacktop Package costs about $2,000 and improves the car’s style by adding a dark GT badge, a dark Hornet badge, black-painted mirror caps, and more. Then there’s the Tech Pack Plus package, which costs about $2,200. It adds a suite of smart safety features to the Hornet. All said and done, a fully loaded Hornet GT Plus can cost upwards of about $44,500.
The optional packages of the Hornet PHEV
Not all drivers have the same tastes, so many Dodge Hornet owners will probably not want or need a fully loaded SUV version. For example, Dodge gave the Hornet full-leather seats as a standard feature, so drivers who want some luxury in their car won’t have to spend extra to get Alcantara upholstery instead. Additionally, the GT Blacktop Package mainly changes the car’s looks, and many drivers aren’t interested in paying $2,000 for that.
However, some of the options that Dodge offers are great. For example, the Tech Pack Plus package adds smart safety features such as a drowsy driver detection system, a front and rear parking assist system, and a surround-view camera system. This tech package also adds an Active Driving Assist system, which is Dodge’s semi-autonomous self-driving feature.