2002 Dodge Dakota User Reviews

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Users ranked 2002 Dodge Dakota against other cars which they drove/owned. Each ranking was based on 9 categories. Here is the summary of top rankings.

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    Displaying 31 - 40 of 40 2002 Dodge Dakota reviews.

    2002 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport Standard Cab SB Review
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    55

    Fun Truck — It was a good solid working truck. The only thing needed to be fixed is a leak in the A/C hose. Overall I think I like trucks almost as much as cars. I wish this truck had a turbo or supercharger in it. Then that thing would really fly.

    Pros: Almost everything

    Cons: clinking noise inside the engine bay. Something is loose, but doesn't seem to be affecting performance at all

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    2002 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SXT 4WD Standard Cab SB Review
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    385

    2002 Dodge Dakota — This truck feels very solid. It handles just the same way, very strongly and with plenty of power from the V6 engine. Braking requires a bit more distance than normal since they are disc brakes instead of ABS. Styling inside and out is great. The gas milieage for a truck is about average, normally gettting into the mid 20's. It's a fun truck to drive, and a great truck to own for work or play.

    Pros: Looks, performance, stock features

    Cons: Braking

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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    2002 Dodge Dakota 4 Dr SLT Plus Quad Cab SB Review
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    65

    Best Pickup In Its Class! — I love it, its got 105k and it still performs like it did when i bought it new. only complaint i have is the crome on the rear bumper is flaking off. Also started to rust through . People say the bed is too short but with a short bed truck you never have to help anyone move.

    Pros: I can sit in the back

    Cons: rear bumper needs to be replaced

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
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    2002 Dodge Dakota 4 Dr Sport 4WD Quad Cab SB Review
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    105

    Dakota Review — I absolutely love my truck because it has lots of power but it is not the cheapest on fuel. The quality of the truck is fairly good as it has higher kilometers but still has no leaks or sweats under the truck. Also the truck has a canopy on it that is good in the winter but not so much in the summer. Hopefully soon it will have a spray-in box liner and the canopy will be off.

    Pros: Lots of Power!

    Cons: Not the greatest on gas.

    5 of 5 people found this review helpful.
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    2002 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SLT Plus Extended Cab SB Review
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    25

    R/ts Are Sweet — You don't know R/T unless you own R/T! It's perfect size, performs like most sports cars, very reliable and useful and averages 15.5 mpg. This is not for heavy hauling though, keep in mind. Use the bed as a trunk and if you must tow, keep it under 1500lbs. Mopar or no car baby

    Pros: Good quality & performance

    Cons: Nothing really...

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    2002 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr SXT 4WD Extended Cab SB Review
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    35

    Dodge Dakota — This is the 2nd Dakota I have owned and will probably get another one. This truck is fantastic for a less than full size truck. I have 134K on it and have only had to replace the power steering pump and upper ball joints.

    Pros: Grerat all around mid-size truck

    Cons: Not as much power uphill as I would like

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
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    2002 Dodge Dakota 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB Review
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    Great Truck, But Rough On The Pocket Book When Gas Is So Expensive — I love my Dakota. I never had to utilize the manufacturer's warranty; great build quality. Very fun to drive. Accelerates as much as you need, right when you need it.

    Pros: I love the V8 for acceleration purposes...sporty look, but enough seating to be a family vehicle

    Cons: Poor fuel economy (12-15 mpg)

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    2002 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Standard Cab SB Review
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    35

    Bad Choice — I've had the truck a year, can't wait till I can buy something else instead. Gas mileage is a joke.

    Pros: 4x4

    Cons: everything else

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    2002 Dodge Dakota 4 Dr SLT Plus 4WD Quad Cab SB Review
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    25

    Great Truck I Can Take Anywhere. — I bought the truck used and have had no problems. I love it until I broke my power outlet and can't figure out how to fix it.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful.
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    2002 Dodge Dakota 4 Dr Sport 4WD Quad Cab SB Review
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    45

    Powerful — Love this truck I've had it for a long time and I've put a lift on it mud tires on it! This thing can get you out of anything! We got the v8 and it works great! I don't like the front anymore but it's still got me to buy it.

    Primary Use: Utility (towing boats, transporting cargo, etc.)

    Pros: Lots of power!

    Cons: Problem with bumper rusting

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2010 Dodge Dakota Reviews

    Good Truck For The Money By Saomiguelazores

    Good midsize truck,spacious inside,decent looks,good powerful engine so far nothing went wrong yet,just change oil,gas and its ready to go. Cons seems very light on the back the tires slip when i star... Read More

    2008 Dodge Dakota Reviews

    A Good Daily Driver For Light Jobs By Cory

    This is a great truck for light jobs such as moving appliances. It handles great for a truck and it is fun to drive. It is a bit under powered at 210 bhp and with a 4-speed automatic its not getting m... Read More

    2008 Dodge Dakota Extended Cab. By Richard

    I like the truck because it serves the purpose I bought it for, and still has some nice amenities. The only thing I would have enjoyed more about it was a 5 speed manual transmission, but they are pre... Read More

    2007 Dodge Dakota Reviews

    Great Clean, Dependable, Flame Read,pick-up. By Grandpa7

    I like the ability to be able to run in 2 wheel drive most of the time and have the ability to get into 4 wheel when the snow blows. Great looking truck with the SXT strips and decal on the side. ... Read More

    Best Truck Ever! By eells

    We love this truck! We had no trouble hauling our children around, even in heavy snow. It has done everything we expected. The gas mileage wasn't pleasant, but it's a truck... what else would you e... Read More

    2006 Dodge Dakota Reviews

    Work And Family Truck. By hombretto

    I am overall satisfied with this truck. It was great for family outings as well for carrying and hauling materials to work. The sporty dodge look will catch the eye. Paint and shine is still strong. T... Read More

    Nice Truck Wish It Didn't Have The Transmission Problems By Megan

    great performance, build could be better been in the shop twice for the transmission love the appearance of both the exterior and interior gas guzzles like no ones business. It is fun to drive th... Read More

    2005 Dodge Dakota Reviews

    Great Midsize Truck Overall For The Price By Danielo00

    One thing that I liked about this truck is that it looks great. Another thing that I like is that this midtruck feels like I was driving a much larger truck. The truck has a strong engine and is rel... Read More

    I'm trying to get spare off and it won't be lowered to the ground as the manual says. Otherwise it is OK Just 69,000 miles. Front wheel drive went last year. Replaced this year under warranty. Lo... Read More

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