2002 Dodge Durango Overview


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81 national listings
SLT Plus
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SLT Plus 4WD
56 national listings
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Avg. Price: $4,020
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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

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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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After I Put It Into 4 Lock To Get Out Of Driveway It Acted Like It Was Not ...

After i put it into 4 lock to get out of driveway it acted like it was not disengaging,when i got on freeway it was pulling to right, over 55 it swayed ,now there is a clicking weird noise on driver...

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Chime Won't Stop

Chime started a few days ago it chimes all the time. When the key is in or out of the ignition, when the doors are open or closed when the lights are on or off. The only time it ever stops is when ...

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02 Durango 4x4 4.7 A/t Interchange

need to know what other years and or models have transmissions that will work

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Coolant Being Forced Out Of Radiator Once It Is Warmed Up. I Have Put A New...

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