2002 Dodge Dakota Overview

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2 Dr SLT 4WD Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $7,383
2 Dr SLT 4WD Standard Cab SB
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $6,504
2 Dr SLT Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $6,297
2 Dr SLT Plus 4WD Extended Cab SB
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $8,156
2 Dr SLT Plus 4WD Standard Cab SB
2 Dr SLT Plus Extended Cab SB
3 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,701
2 Dr SLT Plus Standard Cab SB
2 Dr SLT Standard Cab SB
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,366
2 Dr Sport 4WD Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $6,774
2 Dr Sport 4WD Standard Cab SB
2 national listings
Avg. Price: $6,504
2 Dr Sport Extended Cab SB
Avg. Price: $6,051
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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 39 reviews

Great Truck. No Other Comes Close. Newer Model Has Cheap Feel And Cheap Drive. by Kit
 — What a truck. Good power. Enough room to seat six. Comfortable for cruising on the highway. Largest bed for any 4dr midsize truck. Plenty of headroom and enough room in the backseat to fit a six-foote... Read More
Dakota Review by Ryan
 — I absolutely love my truck because it has lots of power but it is not the cheapest on fuel. The quality of the truck is fairly good as it has higher kilometers but still has no leaks or sweats under t... Read More
The Truck Is Amazing, Great First Car For Me. by Ryan
 — My truck has less then 99,000 miles on it. It has never needed a major repair, but the best part of this truck is the fact that it has never failed me. i hhave never gotten stuck, it is lodas of fun w... Read More

2002 Dodge Dakota Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 39 reviews

2002 Dodge Dakota

Dodge Dakotas continue to be not only one of the most popular pickups on the market, but one of the most popular vehicles, period.  It is the perfect compromise for couples where the guy wants the macho power of a truck and the woman wants the safety, dependability, and handling of a car.  It has the storage capacity of a minivan, but guys don't have to be embarrassed to be seen driving it.  

In fact, all owners, both male and female love their Dodge Dakotas for both the comfort and the power.  Aside from the sluggish base model 2.5-liter, 120-hp engine, the most popular models are those with either the 3.9-liter V6 or the powerful 4.7-liter V8 (for those who would love to have, but can't afford a sports car as their second car).  The R/T performance model boasts the rumbling 5.9-liter V8, topping out at 250-hp, but the 4.7's 235-hp is more than enough for most drivers.  The big hit that drove up sales for Dakotas was the introduction of the quad-cab, a four-door Dakota with car-like rear seating, available only in regular cab models.  It has more legroom, but a smaller bed.

New for the 2002 Dodge Dakota is an SXT trim, available only in the 2-door regular or extended Club Cab.  This sportier-looking model comes standard with a few extra features than the base model, including 16-inch wheels, bucket seats, and a rear stabilizer.  New for the limited R/T models is optional chrome wheels.  An electronic brake apportioning system (EBA) enhances braking precision and durability.

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Dodge Dakota Questions

toneychaney
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Truck Radio Connections

I purchased a 2002 Dodge Dakota quad cab truck and it had a after market radio installed in it but the face plate had been stole. I want to put the factory radio back in but when the after market radi...

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Cbayler
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2002 3.9 Running Temp Problems

2002 3.9 V-6 Starts, runs up to running temp. Then looses power (like gas ran out) and dies. After 20-30 minutes of cool down, starts again

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Carl Putnam
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I Have 2 2002 Dodge Dakota' S One 4wd One 2wd Same Motor, Will The Trans Ou...

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Larry Martin
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Will A 2000 Dodge Durango 4.7 Engine With 16 Tooth Fit In A 2002 Dodge Dako...

Trying to find a replacement motor for my 2002 dodge dakota 4.7 with 16 tooth.

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2002 Dodge Dakota O2 Sensor Issue ?

Is there any difference between the 4 O2 sensors and did Dodge use different O2 sensors on the 2002 Dodge Dakota's for example SXT, club crew cab, standard cab, Sport crew cab standard cab. I am thi...

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