2002 Dodge Stratus User Reviews

2002 Dodge Stratus Review Ratings

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Average Ratings from 17 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" 12 reviews
"power" 6 reviews
"speed" 5 reviews
"fuel economy" 5 reviews
"handling" 4 reviews
CONS
"power" 4 reviews
"storage" 2 reviews

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Displaying 11 - 17 of 17 2002 Dodge Stratus reviews.

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

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It's gorgeous!

Cons

Not a familiy car

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My Rt — Absolutely love this vehicle. Wish I was able to drive it longer, but I need to purchase a family vehicle. I love that it is a 2-door car, but a 4-door will be much easier for a family.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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rubbnsracn writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T Review
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5

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nice car handles well

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needs engine work (lower engine knock)

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Sporty — We like the sports car feels in a family sedan. This car has alot of style for the low cost. It is extremely fun to drive Having owned several cars this has been vary comfortable and affordable. I would recommend owning this vehicle.

Primary Use: Commuting to work

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

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quick, tight suspension, short throw between gears

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heavy car, hard to find parts for it

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Fun Car To Drive — accelerates fast, hugs the road on turns, the 3.0L V6 puts out enough power to run through all the gears quick.

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Elizabeth writes:
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reliable, roomy, good gas mileage

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engine light always on!!! oh well.
Not unique - a lot of other dodge stratuses are on the road, and I'd love to have a car that fits my personality better.

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It Drives, That's All I Need. — I got this car from my parents for my 18th birthday. They got a really great deal, which is good for me since I have to pay for half of it. They got it at auction with electrical problems and rock bottom price, then my stepdad got it fixed. It is very reliable and drives pretty good now that it's fixed. There are a lot of cosmetic problems (scratches, front bumper, etc.) that are the fault of the previous owner, but besides that, I think it's a pretty good-looking car, just not very unique.

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Josh writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus R/T Coupe Review
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Everything

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back seat room

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Quick And Reliable — Gorgeous interior as well as exterior. Quick 3.0L V6 engine w/ 5 sp. Very reliable.

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Greg writes:
2002 Dodge Stratus SE Review
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Cool mature vehicle, perfect for families that like to drive the speed limit, or sometimes not at all.

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Wasn't "fast", not alot of aftermarket options, so you basically have to stick with whatever it came with.  The car started falling apart after only 3 years!

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Its A Roomy 4 Door, 4 Cylinder Car That Runs Smoother Than Dodge's Current 4 Door, 4 Cylinder Car. — This was my first official car. The 2002 Dodge Stratus SE had alot of room for 5 people to sit comfortably. Under the hood was a 2.4 4 cylinder engine with less electronic control than the newer Dodge Avenger, which left the ride in the driver's hands. After a few short years and most maintenance being met on time, the car slowly started to die. Beginning with a problem with the spark plugs, to needing a brand new brake drum replacement, to the fuel injection giving out while trying to shift out of park or neutral. The Dodge Stratus SE gave all it could during our 3 year companionship.

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Brent writes:
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fast loud and looks damn good

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the transmision and shifting is hard

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This Car Acts Like A Camero With Personalitly — this car is fast and loud what more can u ask for but you have to know what your doing to drive it and with manual transmission

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Reviews From Other Years

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

Still Workin On It... By Calvin

The stratus is not a bad looking car overall but you can not judge a book by it's cover....The car handles great but lacks the power to actually take the car through the whole corner,and if i half too... Read More

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1996 Dodge Stratus Reviews

1996 Dodge Stratus By jasoncimino

MPG EPA Combined city`/ hwy. 22 city 33 highway.Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Cloth Seating, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Tilt Steering Wheel. Pop the trunk and you'll find 15.7 cubic feet ... Read More

Dodge Gota Love It By heavydodge

I love this car it runs forever I have big plans for hank thats the cars name ! I bought it from a freind best 300 ever spent ! it has alot of get up and go and is fun to drive Read More

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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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