2002 Dodge Intrepid Overview

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ES
34 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,490
R/T
3 national listings
SE
124 national listings
Avg. Price: $3,905
SXT
Avg. Price: $3,787

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4.45 stars

Based on 17 reviews

Why Don't They Still Make These, Again? by MrJados
 — The only downside to this car I've ever encountered was that I had to put a new stereo in when I bought her. Otherwise, this is easily the best overall car I've ever owned. It's powerful enough to ... Read More
Nothing About It I Don't Love by Aashish
 — Capacious full size dodge sedan that makes you want to ride it all day. It handles like a dream, especially after I'd added a heavy duty sway bar to it. It came with a lot of simple luxuries such as a... Read More
This One's My Baby! by Christopher
 — Been driving this one since it was brand new, and now have over 130,000 miles on it. Only had one repair needed so far, but it was a biggie. I wish Dodge still made these cars! Everything is so gre... Read More

2002 Dodge Intrepid Overview

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Based on 17 reviews

2002 Dodge Intrepid

Its closest competition is the Ford Taurus, but the Dodge Intrepid has always been more of a full-size sedan due to its deceptively large interior.  On the outside and under its hood, it is really more of a sports car, sure to satisfy on the open road.

In 2002, the Dodge Intrepid again changed its engine options.  The SE base model came standard with the 2.7-liter, 200-hp V6, but now both the ES and R/T models featured the 3.5-liter V6 engine which rated either at 234-hp (ES) or 242-hp (R/T).  Midyear, an SXT trim was introduced and would eventually replace the R/T.  It featured the same 3.5 V6 engine.  The 3.2-liter engine was dropped.  The AutoStick auto/manual transmission was now only available in the R/T performance model, accounting for its higher horsepower rating.  The R/T also offered tighter suspension and steering, performance-tuned exhaust, a rear spoiler, and chrome wheels to enhance the aggressive sports car exterior that formed the shell for the expansive family car interior.   

Drivers love the way the Intrepid handles.  With the 3.5 V6 engine, it is quite the racer, but handles more precisely and nimbly like a much smaller, sportier car.  The best thing about the Intrepid is it's definitely fun to drive.  Easy to read gauges, lots of leg and headroom, and deep trunk also rate high.  Most unhappy owners complain about endless mechanical problems and the poorly-made 2.7 V6 engine that often needs to be rebuilt.

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2002 Intrepid W/2.7 Eng.

Getting no heat when heater is on. Cold air comes out, antifreeze is circulating thru system, gauge needle shows in normal range, yet no heat. Any ideas? Could it be a stuck thermostat?

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billdiesel
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I Have A Dodge Intrepid With A Bad 2.7 Engine (i Know What A Surprise). I F...

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Afsheen Dar
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2.7 Engine. Have A Little Hole That Keeps Leaking Coolant From The Motor ....

need to know if there is a freeze plug in the back of the engine where the coolant is leaking from bcz a hole is there . its the black hole by the silver bolt.

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asinyt2
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Where Is My Transmission Flued Is Going If Its Not Leaking On The Ground

ok I had a radiator replaced now im leaking transmission fluid I replaced hose where it was leaking at but now I put transmission fluid in but its not going to the ground when I start car it takes ab...

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markjt
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How Do You Know What The Specific Problem Is And Continues After Replacing ...

transmission when slowing down will kick. then when you go to speed back up its stuck in low gear.

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