Friday, September 24, 2021
News Rumour Mill: A New Dodge Hornet Is On The Way

Rumour Mill: A New Dodge Hornet Is On The Way

Dodge is seriously in need of new blood and reviving an old name and slapping it on a small SUV sounds good


  • It will be a small SUV destined for North America.

  • Power will come from a turbocharged 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine.

  • It will be assembled alongside the upcoming Alfa Romeo Tonale.


There’s very little to go on with this story. Even so, the idea that Stellantis is preparing a small assumingly performance-oriented SUV for Dodge sounds about right. As of today, Dodge’s product line is in desperate need of a boost of new vehicles and it seems as though it will come in the form of a new SUV to be called Hornet.

Back in 2006, Dodge introduced the Hornet Concept as a 5-door MPV-style compact people with attitude. Obviously, the Hornet never saw production however that might change in the near future. The group will begin assembling both the Fiat Panda and Alfa Romeo Tonale on the same assembly line in the Pomigliano D’Arco (Naples) plant.

Alfa Romeo Tonale Introduction Delayed For Failing To Impress CEO

The rumour, shared by Passion For Italian Cars, says that the Dodge Hornet will be assembled alongside the others. The Hornet will be derived from the Panda and Tonal leading us to believe that it will be a small SUV, especially if it will be reserved for the North American market.

Evidence to support to coming of the Hornet also comes from the fact that Dodge trademarked the name back in March of 2011.

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Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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