2023 Dodge Hornet | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #424

2023 Dodge Hornet | Talking Cars With Consumer Reports #424 1

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With the new 2023 Hornet, Dodge has released its first small SUV since the unimpressive Caliber almost a decade ago. The new Hornet shares most of its body, powertrain, and interior with the Alfa Romeo Tonale, which are both manufactured by Stellantis in Italy. We discuss how the Hornet drives, including its power, design, and how it compares to the Alfa. We also consider how the Hornet stacks up against rivals like Ford Bronco Sport, Hyundai Tucson Hybrid, Kia Sportage, and Toyota RAV4 Prime. Also, we debate whether or not used car buyers should be concerned when purchasing a discontinued vehicle and if car parts will be available years down the road.

00:00 – Introduction
00:15 – First Impressions: 2023 Dodge Hornet
02:32 – Hornet vs. Tonale
06:07 – Powertrain
06:43 – Power Delivery
08:23 – The Controls
10:44 – Driving Position
12:49 – Fit and Finish
14:31 – Competitors
17:47 – Exterior Styling
18:53 – Question: When purchasing a discontinued used car should buyers be concerned for the lack of available parts years down the road?

2023 Dodge Hornet SUV Promises Power and Efficiency

2023 Dodge Hornet

First Drive: 2024 Alfa Romeo Tonale is a Disappointing Effort

Is Age or Mileage More Important When Buying a Used Car

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7 Comments on "2023 Dodge Hornet | Talking Cars with Consumer Reports #424"

  1. lol wouldn’t buy anything Chrysler related.

  2. Premium gas in a dodge..😂😂

  3. It would seem the best way to describe the car “Not ready for prime time”. These issues are common with Alfa Romeo’s building of a car. At least it doesn’t have a lot of glossy black.

  4. Samhian Blackmoon | August 16, 2023 at 3:25 PM |


  5. The driving position described is a typical Italian set up which, as stated, was ‘acceptable’ in Italian sports cars of the past but not in a modern SUV. I’m guessing Dodge and its dealers aren’t going to brag about its made-in-Italy origins, just like Mitsubishi didn’t brag about its current (soon to be discontinued) Mirage being built in Thailand or BMW bragging its 3 series are built in Mexico.

  6. Hey guys, The Name Hornet appeared on the Hudson Hornet long before AMC used the name.

  7. Hornet name actually comes from the Hudson Hornet . Nash and Hudson merged to become American Motors and later on AMC used the Hornet name… then Chrysler bought AMC and now Stellantis owns Chrysler and the Hornet comes around for the third time.

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