2002 Dodge Intrepid Overview

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ES
28 national listings
R/T
2 national listings
SE
85 national listings
SXT
5 national listings
Avg. Price: $4,113

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4.35 stars

Based on 19 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 18 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 Dodge Intrepid Died While Running And Never Has Started Again.

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Where Is The 140 Amp Fuse For The Alternator On The 2002 Interapid Change...

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Flashers And Turn Signals Not Working At All!

My turns signal would work and then stop while drivind in the middle of a turn. Decided to replace flasher relay under steering column used part from NAPA flasher # ep-27. Worked fine when i plugged n...

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How I Can't Start The After Changing The Engine.

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Where Is The Tcm Located On 2002 Dodge Intrepid 2.7

I was told it was right behind the drivers side headlamp but that looks like the ECM

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