2002 Dodge Ram 1500 User Reviews

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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    Love,love, Love This Truck — Love the way this truck looks and sounds. It is very comfortable to drive and has great hauling capabilities. It is an expensive truck to fuel up. The maintenance costs were pretty well comparable for trucks. Overall Ilove this truck.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Great truck for towing and hauling. Looks and runs great, has plenty of power and in cab storage. Loaded with all the bells and whistles.

    Cons: This thing loves the gas station so if your looking for a fuel saver in a truck this is not it.

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST SB Review
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    High Up In The Saddle On A Fast Horse — Price point was good on my pocket book when purchased as second owner in 2003. After 10 years the paint is still beautiful. Low maintence cost , great power and handling. Very roomy with split bench. Behind seat storgage area was just what I needed. Great towing capacity.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Love, love the 4.7L engine and tranie combo.... This truck has a lot of pep. No change in power after 96,000. Maintenence cost very low for me. Great looking design. Gas mileage ave 14 city and 18 freeway. The all disc brakes give the drive great confidence in quick smooth stopping .

    Cons: A poor plastic was used in the dash causing cracking and dash cave ins. Unfortunately no recall to compensate owners for replacement dashes.

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab LB Review
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    35

    The Room Space Is Good . — The electrical on these truck is messed up.but beside that it is good to work on for repairs.and has lots of aftermarket acc.for it to Look nice and up to date in style power profomance.Lots of room for the family and cargo .strong for towing

    Pros: Truck is good for work or as a family car.

    Cons: The eletrical on this truck sucks

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB Review
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    Extremely Reliable And Very Useful — perfect utility tool, and family too, it drives really great, engine feels like new no any disturbing noises coming out of the exhaust, just passed inspection so no any electronic malfunctions, and kept its maintenance ( oil change etc..) always on time.

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

    Pros: very useful car providing the bed and the engine power, most important hardware on this car is either replaced or rebuilt, interior very clean. Just passed inspection.

    Cons: the interior radio might wanna be replaced as it doesnot accept CDs in it

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST Quad Cab LB Review
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    Great Working Truck! — You will fit all your tools inside and then some. Back seats are not that confortable to ride long hours but I don't use them that often. It drives like a charm but you have to find a big space to park or push a bit the other cars (some people don't like that!).

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

    Pros: Its a really reliable working truck. Never a problem with this one. You can fit sheet rock right inside the box, long moldings, lumber you name it, everything fits like a glove.

    Cons: Sounds like a truck, my wife hates it. I don't care after all, its a truck.

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB Review
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    Great Vehicle That Really Still Looks Good And "modern" Even Though Its 10 Years Old. — I like everything about my truck except the dash cracking (2012), and the fan noise under the hood (just started), which I think is the fan clutch. Other than that, I don't think there is a better truck for the money. I have pulled fully loaded trailers (8 to 20 ft), campers, boats, and a few other cars/trucks with this vehicle, and although it has the 4.7 liter, it has done a fine job for me. My gas mileage on hiway trips has been as high as 19.8, and overall gas mileage is usually around 16. I have replaced the drivers side wheel hub assembly at 165,000, the radiator in 2006 (rock flew into it and busted it), one water pump (result of busted radiator debris in system), throttle position sensor (at 210,000), clutch fan (at 190,000), and the resavoir tank that I broke when changing radiator. Drives just like it did when I got it, and I drive it every day.

    Primary Use: Family transportation

    Pros: I love my truck, it is roomy, has adequate power, plenty of storage space, looks good, drives good, and rides like a caddy on the hiway.  Very reliable. I have taken care of it and have had only maintenance stuff to deal with.....new brake pads, battery, oil changes..etc.
    My truck has 213,856 miles on it 9/10/12

    Cons: The dash started cracking in summer of this year (2012).

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Review
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    This Car Is A Great Car To Own — It was great with acceleration and handling. The braking was terrible but it needed new brakes. It had no repairs except the brakes. The appearance was awesome. It was clean with no dents. The gas mileage was amazing on this truck and I never had to fix anything. This was a very fun car to drive and a lot of memories in it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: This car was great to get places in a hurry.

    Cons: It sucked that I couldnt keep it because of insurance

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 ST SB Review
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    My Dodge Truck — Performance sucks as far as wanting to go fast. something on the motor is always going out. i do love my truck its just the poor 12 miles to the gallon suck. my truck is reliable to drive just always working on something thatt breaks

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: its big enough for me to do what i need

    Cons: poor gas mileage

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Quad Cab SB 4WD Review
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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Slt Quad Cab4x4 4.7l — Great styling for a 10 year old truck. Haven't had any problems except for rust and normal maintenance. It has the smaller 4.7L motor as it was the first year and they didn't offer the hemi yet. Next truck will have the hemi.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: Looks

    Cons: Gas mileage

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    2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT SB 4WD Review
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    Cost Effective Daily Driver — nice daily driver good amount of torque/horsepower for a stock 4.7. best handling truck i've ever driven. looks really clean. for the price i paid and considering i live in alaska i think it is the perfect truck for me.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: the styling

    Cons: not much

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    2010 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

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    2009 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

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    Ram 1500 By kevjus07

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    2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    It's A Great Truck To Have And I Love It. By BlueEyedDodge

    I've had this truck for years and it still runs great and I've had no trouble with it. General maintenance is easy and if you take care of whatever you're driving it will last a long time. Still looks... Read More

    Power, Reliable, Beautiful Truck By SavageBeast83

    I would strongly recommend this truck for someone who intends to use it within their local area. It's poor fuel economy doesn't lend itself for long distance travel. It is reliable and powerful to d... Read More

    2007 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    Not Your Fathers Pickup! By Vjblanchard

    I absolutely love driving this truck, she takes off like a scared cat, rumbles like a race car, rides smooth as my Tahoe, and turns heads everywhere she goes! There is not another one like this anywhe... Read More

    A Good Truck By Jeepmaniac

    It was a good truck and now has about 120K miles on it. I would consider another truck just like it if I could find one to fit the budget. Four wheel drive is a must when you live in a rural area. Read More

    2006 Dodge Ram 1500 Reviews

    Very Satisfied By robsgma2014

    Love our truck. Love the space. Smooth ride. All wheel drive. Love the candy apple red color. All extras are great. Can sit my tall daughter's in the rear and they are very comfortable. Love the ... Read More

    Great Everyday Truck By jfrees

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