2002 Dodge Durango Overview


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19 national listings
39 national listings
Avg. Price: $5,615
SLT Plus
18 national listings
SLT Plus 4WD
Avg. Price: $6,003
23 national listings
Sport 4WD
27 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


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

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2002 Durango Tran,s Makes A Noise In Reverse Only When It,s Cold Tran,s Has...

transmission makes a noise in reverse only when it is cold no problems with any other gears when engine warms up no noise at all the fluid is at the proper level hot.......the fluid is clean and pink...

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My 2002 Durango Shakes Really Bad

once my truck is started it shakes and goes off unless I keep feet on gas

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Just Asked Question Beforehand I Forgot To Add The Oil Was Recently Changed...

Can the car just be driven in 4w drive in the process of getting it fixed? If something may need to cleaning is there a quick spray on? One thing I forgot to mention is that the car was automat...

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My 2002 Dodge Durango 2w / 4w Lo Drive Lights Flashing. The Car Also Had A ...

The vehicle also is SLOW TO DEFORST AND WARM UP. It also has a touch of frost inside the windshield.

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