2002 Dodge Durango User Reviews

2002 Dodge Durango Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 35 reviews

  • Performance:4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars4.6 out of 5 stars 4.6 / 5
  • Appearance:4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5
  • Build Quality:4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars4.3 out of 5 stars 4.3 / 5
  • Overall: 4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars 4.4 / 5

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PROS
"power" 18 reviews
"ride" 13 reviews
"big space" 8 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
"trip" 3 reviews
CONS
"fuel economy" 18 reviews
"transmission" 2 reviews
"space" 2 reviews

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Jen writes:
2002 Dodge Durango SXT Review
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V8 baby

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gas when prices where high

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2002 Durango — Nice SUV for money. Not too bad on gas, got the v8-step down from the Hemi. Lots of room for all of our stuff. Handles like a truck. Has good acceleration. Lots of power. Black on black , looks good! Fold down back seat give lots of room if needed. Interior has held up well.

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Michael writes:
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Review
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performance, capabilitly, handling, appearance.

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transmission is weakpoint of drivetrain, braking could be better.

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The Beauty And The Beast Rolled Into One. — 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 well for an SUV. I've only had to make minor repairs which were probably the cause of my abuse than the reliability of the truck. She has 65k miles and still runs like new. The interior is nice, especially in the slt plus. all the controls are easy to use and in reach of the driver. I've yet to experience any major trouble with the transmission, but it definitly isn't at its best and Durangos are known for that. If you're in the market for a used SUV or need a vehicle to handle multiple tasks, i recommend a Durango.

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Sigurður writes:
2002 Dodge Durango R/T 4WD Review
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5

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It takes me every where I want to go in extreme condition´s and it has so much comfort.

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If you want green car skip this one

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Best Suv I Have Ever Had And I Have Had Many. — 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 has the chrome R/T rim´s and the special R/T lether interior. It has little over 80.000 miles on the clock and so far I have changed the front brakes out for slotted & cooled rotors and better pad´s, changed out the stearing pump, all 4 ball joints with lube able ones and one wheel hub bearing. For mods I have changed out the two pice front headlights with one piece chrome headlights and the also the rear lights with chrome euro alteza lights. I have a 50 Hp super chips in it with the 5,9 l magnum V8 engine. What can i say I love this truck and I do al the work on it my self so I am a sucker for the Durango and just love it. Sure it is thirsty but it delivers everything I ask of it so I am very happy with it. The performance is exelent, acceleration is about 8 seconds for 0-60 miles, I love the handling, best handling in an SUV that I have tried. After 80 k miles there are no squeaks or rattles. The truck still looks like it is brand new inside and out and I love the styling it looks sporty and is both practical and looks good inside. I live on a small island so it hardly ever gets to best heat or speed to get good mileage so it drinks about 30 l per 100 km here but when I go to the mainland it drinks about 14 to 16 liters per 100 km which is ok for a truck that weighs over 2 tons . Bottom line I love this truck and it will stay with me until one of us dies.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Matt_pitts_02 writes:
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD Review
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4

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power. lots of room. Build quality is better than most american cars

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ground clearance for a 4wd is subpar

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Love This Truck — this has been a good truck. lots of long drives in pure comfort. gas mileage isn't that bad considering the weight and power of this vehicle. Ive had to pay for a few major repairs (front hubs and ABS sensors and a rebuilt rack and pinion) but it is an older vehicle now with 138,000 mile on it so its not really unexpected. its pleasantly quiet inside while driving (hardly any road noise and no squeaky plastic like Chevy's worthless interiors). Kudos to dodge for making a solid truck!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Sara writes:
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD Review
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It looks tuff

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Handling should be way better

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My Durango — I really like the looks of the older Dodge Durangos. I think they look tougher than your average SUV type vehicle. I call it a truck but the title says otherwise...what do they know? :o) There is lots of room in it for all the kids and stuff I haul around and no one ever whines about being crammed in on top of one another. The biggest disappointment I have about this "truck" is the handling in less than ideal conditions. It doesn't feel like it's likely to roll, but the sway in the rear end is sometimes scary and the steering wheel kinda wobbles funny when I hit a bump in the road. Part of this could be that the vehicle needs to have some things checked out. Might just be a maintenance issue and not a fault in the make of the Durango...idk yet....need to take it in and have it checked over. I know there are some recalls on the front suspension, that's probably at least part of the problem.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Heather writes:
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD Review
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Everything is hreat about my truck!

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I cant think of anything I don tlike about it!

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Best Suv Around!!! — I LOVE my truck! I couldnt ask for anything better. It rides, well, handles well, and does great with anything I throw at it! I've added a few things to make it fit more my style, and still get decent gas mileage. 18-20 on the highway and about 13-16 around town.

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Sean writes:
2002 Dodge Durango SLT Plus 4WD Review
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Power and Sound

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Sucks the Gas

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Grocery Getter — This is my 2002 Durango. It has a 360ci engine and seats seven. Since these pics have been taken I have added a few power adders like a k&n pro charger kit, a magnaflow stainless cat back exhaust, and a jet performance chip. The s.u.v. also has a rebuilt trans. built to diesel specs and a mild shift kit. The gas mileage sucks, but the fun factor makes up for that.

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Al writes:
2002 Dodge Durango SLT 4WD Review
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Pulling a boat or trailer, just purrs... no effort

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3rd seat... what a waste

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Total Comfort And Performance — solid vehicle that I have put to the test on the highway for travel, pulling small and large trailers, carrying a canoe on the roof and off roading. It does everything I need in a vehicle and will buy another one when i am ready

Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

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Beth writes:
2002 Dodge Durango R/T 4WD Review
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4

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its fast,pretty,and its mine

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it drinks a lot of gas and tires are expencive

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Dingo The Dode Durango R/t — Performance-its wonderful! The only problem ive had is going wayy too fast :D,the Build Quality-is ggrreeaatt!Apperance-it couldnt be better!Cost of ownership-gas milage could be better and gas price ,and the only thing Ive had to replace is a few gas caps lol Fun Factor-on a scale of 1 to 10 its a 1,000!!!!I really love my car and the size is a plus!

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Jovan writes:
2002 Dodge Durango R/T 4WD Review
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6.1 Liter 400hp V8...helloooo

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None

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Damn — This is overall one of the best used trucks that you could ever invest in...you can get one in cherry condition for about 4 grand. 6.1 Liter V8...VERY fun car to drive for all activities. point blank. i would recommend this car to any one.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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