2002 Dodge Durango Overview

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Trims

R/T 4WD
Avg. Price: $7,368
SLT
Avg. Price: $4,861
SLT 4WD
Avg. Price: $6,162
SLT Plus
Avg. Price: $5,345
SLT Plus 4WD
Avg. Price: $6,253
Sport
33 national listings
Sport 4WD
Avg. Price: $5,306
SXT
7 national listings
SXT 4WD
17 national listings

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Average User Score

4.45 stars

Based on 35 reviews

Best Suv I Have Ever Had And I Have Had Many. by Sigurður
 — This is my second Durango, the first one was a 2000 SLT and I got to say the R/T is much more fun. It sits a litle lover and is firmer on the raod, has the sport stainles exhaust from Borla, it h... Read More
Bad 2 The Bone Durango by kdog
 — im the 2 owner and the first owner ran 59k miles on it but this thing is amazing! i LOVE the color of mine its patriot blue with the special silver trim with blck interior and wood interior and i... Read More
The Beauty And The Beast Rolled Into One. by Michael
 — I have used it for everything from towing boats, to carrying around a bunch of my friends, its been on long trips, and its seen plenty of time off-road and on dirt roads. It handles and performs very ... Read More

2002 Dodge Durango Overview

Overall User Score

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Based on 35 reviews

2002 Dodge Durango

Whether you call it an SUV or a truck (it's based on the Dodge Dakota and shares many features), the Dodge Durango easily makes the switch from transporting cargo to transporting your kid's soccer pals.

Joining the Sport, SLT, SLT Plus, and R/T trims in 2002 is the new SXT, featuring graphite trim, 16-inch wheels, and a roof rack.  The 4.7-liter, V6, 235-hp engine comes standard with all models, 2WD and 4WD, while the 5.9-liter V8, 245-hp engine comes standard with the R/T and is an option in SLT models.  

Mid-year 2002 saw a new 5-speed automatic transmission that came standard in the 4.7 V8, with the promise of improving the fuel efficiency, which really isn't saying much for an SUV as big as the Dodge Durango, which is rated at 14/19 mpg.  Listening to consumers, or simply aware of its poor safety ratings, the 2002 Dodge Durango enhanced its safety features by adding curtain-side airbags for the front and second row seats.  A dealer-installed DVD system was also available.

Most Dodge owners love the lines of the Durango and the engine power, that makes hauling loads easy and fast.  The handling gets high marks, especially around curves and in poor road conditions.  But that pesky repair record and low fuel economy are big disappointments for owners.

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Dodge Durango Questions

curtis9764
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2002 4.7 Dodge Durango Tapping All The Time

I have a 2002 dodge 4.7 with 200,000 miles on it. Coming home from work it started to tap and sounded like a sewing michine.I pulled it down and replaced the oil pump, oil screen,timing chains,timing ...

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DRH247
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Seatbelt Retractor

I am getting a left hand seatbelt retractor circuit error. It is causing the brake light and abs light to stay on. Is there a test proceedure for this circuit or a common problem? I do not want t...

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rmrw
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4 Wheel Drive Switch Not Lighting Or Working

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toosweet87
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I Have Aloud Clicking Noise In My 2002 Dodge Durango Do My Transfer Case Ne...

The sound is not all the time but some times its loud and it sounds like it hitting the ground or scraping the ground.The check gauge lite and the parking brake lite is now coming on an I just had m...

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pawpa2
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What Do I Have To Do To Pull My 2002 Dodge Durango Slt Behind My Motorhome?...

I'm trying to find out what i have to do to pull my suv.

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