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Average User Score
4.4 ⁄ 5 stars
Based on 35 reviews
2002 Dodge Durango Overview
Overall User Score
Based on 35 reviews
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
The Front Seats In My 2002 Durango Slide Back And Forth A Little Whe We Put...
Why Won't My 2002 Dodge Durango Start?
My 2002 Dodge Durango won't start. For several months now we've been having problems with the headlights flashing; this morning the brake lights went out completely on both sides. The brake light bulb...
My Durango Makes A Ticking Sound At The Start When I Start My Truck. It Con...
I also just replaced a hub assembly on my driver side and now I need to put one the right side. I just replaced the hub assembly on the driver side a little over a year ago. I talked to my mechanic an...
Blown Off Transfer Case...
Can I still drive my 2002 Dodge durango awd with a popped off transfer case. The car only goes into neutral or drive. No reverse or park. Can I drive this car
The Check Engine Light And Brake Light Are On My 2002 Dodge Durango My Mech...
lights are on but no codes come out when put on the machine