2002 Dodge Intrepid Overview

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ES
30 national listings
R/T
Avg. Price: $4,564
SE
95 national listings
SXT
Avg. Price: $4,313

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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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Why Does The Side Gide On The Tensioner Wore Out The Plastic

I'm putting new heads on the motor and when open front cover I noticed that the plastic on the guide where the tensioner is was all wore out does any body know why

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2002 Intrepid W/2.7 Eng.

I had engine code 1687 come on. I cleared the code once by disconnecting the battery for an hour and removing the PCM fuse then reinstalling but the code still pops up after several miles of driving....

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Is There Any Certified Tech Who Can Answere What Code 1687 Means On My 2002...

ABS dash light is on, air bag light is on. Just for no apparent reason. Ready to go buy a ford or GM.

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ridinsolo
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Leaking Antifreeze Between The Motor And The Transmission.. Any Ideas?

leaking water b/t motor and transmission after it gets warm .. approx 5 min.

18 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)
Woodie1369
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Help My 2002 Dodge Intrepid Se Will Not Start Sometimes!!

My 2002 dodge intrepid will start sometimes an sometimes it won't! I've already changed the ignition switch out! Put key in the ignition an turn it and nothing happens radio and the air power loc...

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