2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Overview

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4 Dr eL Passenger Van Extended
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4 Dr ES AWD Passenger Van Extended
4 Dr ES Passenger Van Extended
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4 Dr SE Passenger Van Extended
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4.35 stars

Based on 9 reviews

Awesome Auto by morgan2002
 — I have had my 02 Grand Caravan since 04 and love it. Great gas mileage (some of the reviews I noticed on here disagree; however, it does depend on how you drive I guess. My mpg average 19-20 in town a... Read More
Practicality by DJ
 — Everybody hates them except for me. Its the perfect road trip vehicle. The utility, comfort and acceleration are great. The optional digital climate control is a great feature as well. Great highwa... Read More
Jackee's Review by jackee56
 — I love this van, never had any major problems I bought it used in 2004 it had one owner. It has been great for family vacations and hauling. The 4 back seats all can be removed easily and put back in... Read More

2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Overview

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2002 Dodge Grand Caravan

As the minivan was saddled with a suburban soccer mom image, and box-like appearance, sales began to slow.  The Dodge Grand Caravan was still on top, but was trying to figure out ways to appeal to a broader base of economically minded families.

In 2002, the Grand Caravan offered two "value" trims, the eX and eL.  The eX, was similar to an ES, with its 3.8-liter, 210-hp V6 engine and many of the same standard features, but it offered less options and a cheaper price tag.  The eL was also more affordable, and came with the 3.3-liter, 180-hp V6.  AWD was only offered in the Sport and ES trims, and was coupled with the 3.8 V6 for better handling, more power, and better traction in bad weather and rough roads.  

New for 2002 was a dealer-installed DVD system, and a slightly redesigned front fascia for the ES.  While SE now came standard with air conditioning, all higher models offere three-zone temperature control for each row of seats and adjustable pedals and brakes.  

The 2002 Grand Caravan gets good driving marks from experts and owners, with its car-like feel and handling, its quick acceleration and sure-footedness, and the smooth and easy AutoStick transmission, available in ES models.  While the rear seats do not fold into the floor and are bulky to remove, the Grand Caravan scores high on ride comfort, cargo space, and seat configuration.  It scores low for reliability and repair record.


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Parking Brake Light Stays On

Speedometer stopped working

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How Much Lift Is My 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan Generating At 70 Mph?

Road tripping with a full load my suspension drops about an inch and a half standing still, but at speed will the load be reduced?

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I Was Driving My Van And Battery Light Came On Wont Start Know

i was driving my van home and my radio shut of i pulled into my driveway my battery light came on on my dash and i shut my van off went to start it again and it just clicked wouldn't start so do i n...

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02 Grand Caravan Passenger Side Only Blows Hot Air

02 grand caravan, ac on, passenger side blind doors are not changing position. Constantly blow hot air. What's up with that?

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