2002 Dodge Stratus User Reviews

2002 Dodge Stratus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 18 reviews

  • Performance:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 5
  • Appearance:4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars4.5 out of 5 stars 4.5 / 5
  • Build Quality:3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars3.8 out of 5 stars 3.8 / 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
"ride" 13 reviews
"power" 7 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews

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phyggie writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T Coupe Review
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5

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Fantastic Speedster and so much fun to drive! I love the big wheels and the power it has - a 3.0L engine 6 cylinder

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Stinky water-pump timing-belt repair is a bummer! What is it with Chrysler-Dodge products having this very big issue?

phyggie
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I Really Like This Car! — I like everything about this car including the classy design. I dislike the repair costs. I cannot recommend this car to a friend because repairs are just too costly and dealership costs are way over the top - who has $1,000.00 just to fix a water-pump just sitting around?

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Trae writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus SE Review
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good mpg

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slow accel

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Love But Yet Hate It —

Primary Use: Family transportation

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Brittany writes:
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It's mine and it's driveable.

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needs some work

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Dodge Stratus — Needed new sruts. But it's pretty good now. It's fun to drive and it gets me where i want to go. With gas at $1.60, it takes about $20 to fill up. Performance is pretty good so far. My lights sometimes suck.

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Ashley writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus SXT Coupe Review
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fast

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you sit really low

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I Look Hot!!! — This was was really fast, and turned a lot of heads. I am really short and had a hard time seeing out the windows becasue I sat so low. The car did good in the snow, and was just an awesome car, until I drove it into a tree!!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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ptkilbo writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T Coupe Review
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4

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Great power and handling. Rides low.

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Poor gas mileage.

ptkilbo
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Dodge Stratus - 2002 - R/t Coupe — I love my car. I bought this when I had no other options and it was a great deal. I have enjoyed my time with it. It is fast off the line, handles great at high speed and stop quickly.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Kory writes:
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5

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SPORTY looks, ride was awesome, perfect handling, fun car to drive, Infinity surround sound system was the best, leather was strong and soft, plenty of power, interior design was my favorite of all my vehicles. lots of options for the money

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trunk springs went out prematurely,

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Amazing Sports Car At A Fraction Of The Cost — I loved everything about my baby! AND I BABYED it! 5 speed had lots of power, and driving it was so much fun I would go driving around for no reason. The Infinity sound system was the best factory system I have ever heard, my 99 Malibu only came close to it. The interior was very nicely done, sporty yet very functional, and I personally loved the little digital compass and clock in backlit orange in the center stack, gave it a lux feeling. Sunroof was a must in the car, and for the size of the car it was pretty roomy. Overall I would buy another 2002 model in a minute! great car and definitely fun as can be to drive!

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Holly writes:
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it went everywhere!

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nothing. it was bomb!

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Holli. — o man. ha this car went EVERYWHERE with me. i took it to the hills with me. fishing. just for drives. it's def built pretty well for what i put it thru!! it got great gas mileage too! and it was just an all around fun lil car.

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Dave writes:
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Very fun, when it's in a stick.  Large trunk.  Attractive. comfortabe and accomodating to passengers

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although it has a big trunk, the trunk lid could be bigger.  cup holders aren't the most ergenomic, for a manual configuration.  small mirors.

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I Wish They Still Made A Car Like This. — i bought this car with only 48000 miles on it for only $8K and i love it. it is more fun to drive than any other car i've ever driven thanks, in part to the 5-speed manual tranny. It's also a really nice car in it's own right; with leather seats and a 4 disc CD changer. It is based a a 4 door sedan so there is acctually alot of room in the back seat, unlike other sport, compact coupes. In addition is also has a very large trunk, even in comparison to some full sized sedans, like my step dads infiniti M45.

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Jesse writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus SXT Coupe Review
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5

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drive it becouse you want to call your self a mopar guy with out waisting the money on a viper.

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i have no reason to avoid this car unless you only drive rear wheel drive cars.

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Its A Car And Id Like To Call Myself A Mopar Fan. — Amazing grocery getter with a kick only when in stick how ever. I owned an 02 stratus as a automatic and hated it. its eliable and as for most manual cars has decent gas milage i beleave the sticker sais 28 highway miles but that also depends on how you drive. its got a little over steer but in my mind its perfect for brakes work amazing there about to work better as i change um soon acceleration=the bomb as long as you can drive stick. realy roomy interior like race car look to the body. its maintenance cost is like any other "sports" car can be expensive if mis used. absolutly fun for drag racing hooks up right no matter the conditions.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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Michael writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus SE Plus Review
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it's mine

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nothing

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My Car — i love my car. Good on gas. Fun to drive with a few mods ;) plenty of cab space and trunk space. Good sound system. Lots of potential in engine and performance. Nice looking good styleing. Like i said i love my car

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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1995 Dodge Stratus Reviews

A Nice Ecomonical Car, Relatively Easy To Work On. By James

Had this car for 2 years and put 35,000km on it. One summer it blew the water pump and timing belt. Did the head gasket at the same time. Always got me 25-30MPG in city and 40-45 MPG on the HWY. Awes... Read More

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1996 Dodge Stratus Reviews

1996 Dodge Stratus By jasoncimino

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1997 Dodge Stratus Reviews

Famtastic!!!!!!!!!!! By Mary Ann

my car handels great the breaks are awesome,very good on gas and its my fav thing right now..And hell ya it's fun to drive..it has quite a bit of km but its good enough for me got for a great price th... Read More

This Model Was A Good Car In Its Prime; I Wouldn't Buy One With More Than 90,000 Miles. By JayQue

My Stratus was a former rental car, which I bought at 55,000 miles in 2002. I had some transmission work done in the first year, but I could afford it then. It was a great, dependable car for eight ye... Read More

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1998 Dodge Stratus Reviews

Reliable Car To Zip Around Town By Melissa

I used to own a 2003 Stratus, now I own a 1998 Stratus. My 03 had a v6 and my 98 has a 4 cylinder. The 1998 gets better gas mileage, it's still comfortable up front and back...there's plenty of foot r... Read More

Good Car All Around By Andy

good car all around baught for 350 dollars had to put another 100 dollars into it for brake pads and rotors and new sticker it also needed a little rust repair on the rocker panels. the car is fun to ... Read More

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1999 Dodge Stratus Reviews

Don't Bother Buying One By L_R

I only keep the car because I can fix it myself. I keep it running with minimum maintenance, having security in mind. It almost looks like this car was designed so you need to the dealership now an... Read More

Great Car By Dustin

I currently own a white '99 Dodge Stratus with the 2.4L DOHC 4 cylinder engine. This is the second '99 stratus I've owner (I still have the original for a parts car). The 2.4 engine is the only Mopar... Read More

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