2002 Dodge Ram 2500 User Reviews

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 2 Dr SLT Standard Cab LB Review
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    85

    Power — I really do love my truck, I haven't found anything I couldn't tow with it. From my 5th wheel rv to a 38,000 lb trailer loaded for brick laying. My friends have Fords and they have ea been in the shop multipule times. I replaced the injection pump at 155,000 and an after market transfer pump outside of brakes and such---no problems--except a few rattles.

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

    Pros: The power

    Cons: cab has rattles---268,000 miles  so I guess I should expect a few

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT Plus Quad Cab SB Review
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    35

    2002 2500 — Rides like a tank, good fuel mileage with the diesel, the dash shatered, the cup hoder broke, cheep plastic did not last, never noticed trailer weight, VP44 pump is so pricey to replace that you may have to get a loan.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: buy a 2003

    Cons: interior

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT Quad Cab LB Review
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    Great Drivetrain. Junk Interior. — Plenty of power and towing ability. The truck falls apart around the Cummins and the rest of the driveline. Dodge needs to redesign the entire truck part and leave the drivelive alone. Its fun to drive with the 5 speed and has the power to outrun most of the lil rice rockets and piss em off. Overall its a great truck just mainly the interior is junk.

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

    Pros: The engine and transmission are perfect.

    Cons: The interior is junk.

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB Review
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    I Loved It — Cummins turbo diesel... enough said and that it would embarass most cars, will pull more than u will ever need and when ur pissed at someone on the road u just blow smoke all over them and theres nothing u can do about it

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

    Pros: raw power

    Cons: money pit

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB Review
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    This Is My Truck And I Will Drive It If You Dont Like It Oh Well — very fast truck no speed limiter. good brakes when hauling trailers. rides like a tank though. this truck has needed repairs to drivetrain but it was drivers fault everything broke lol. this truck will get 26mpg on the highway and with the cheaper cost of diesel it almost pays to drive it. this is a very fun truck to drive turns alot of heads.

    Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

    Pros: this is a head turner of a truck

    Cons: if you drive hard be prepared to spend money on fixing

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT Plus 4WD Quad Cab LB Review
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    Great — This 2002 Dodge Diesel has 293,000 miles on it without any major problems! It was used as a company truck to pull empty trailers around America. Recently i have added stickers and plates to the truck (not in the picture). But the durability of this truck is amazing. It has tons of power!!! I have a 140 hp chip in my dodge, and i believe i got this truck for a hell of a price at just $7,500! This is currently used as a school truck and is getting around 15mpg around town! The truck is very fun to drive and i recomend it to anyone looking for a great truck.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: everything about it

    Cons: on the 24 valves you have to change the fuel filter every 10,000 miles or the pump will go bad.

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT 4WD Quad Cab SB Review
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    It's Fun To Drive — My dodge is my daily drivier and its quaility is pretty good. The performance of my dodge is probably around 450 hp. The fuel mileage is great it gets around 23 miles to the gallon. My dodge is fun to drive especially when people tailgate ya because to can make them disappear in a cloud of black smoke.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: It runs pretty good for a big truck and people don't suspect it.

    Cons: nothing

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT Plus 4WD Quad Cab LB Review
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    I Love It Wouldnt Trade It For Anything — it has a cummins turbo diesel in it which runs awesome it pulls anything i want it to pull and trust me there have been alot of heavy things!!!!! its a blast to drive and you can have plenty of fun in it

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

    Pros: the cummins turbo diesel

    Cons: cant fit into little parking spots

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr ST 4WD Quad Cab LB Review
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    The Perfect Diesel Pickup — The 8 ft. bed is good for transporting all sorts of things. The extended cab is perfect place for throwing stuff in the back, car pooling etc.. If you like driving a standard, this is the perfect start. You can start in 2nd gear and not stall it.

    Primary Use: Commuting to work

    Pros: The Cummins 6 cylinder with an after market exhaust makes it sound like semi.

    Cons: Lower ball joints, tie rod ends, u-joints, carrier bearing and front axle shaft u-joints need grease fittings.

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    2002 Dodge Ram 2500 4 Dr SLT Quad Cab SB Review
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    Dodge — Overall, very good truck. Love the power of the Cummins engine, but wish it had an automatic. Getting tired of shifting. Oh well, I'll get that when I get a crew cab. Needs more go fast goodies, but have a few already. If I can make 500 hp and get 20 mpg I'll be happy. I know it can be done but it takes too much money.

    Pros: Diesel

    Cons: 6-speed

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    Reviews From Other Years

    2010 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews

    A Good Truck By delvalhorse

    just a touch big, the best handling long trips and hauling a trailer, good on the mud or snow, has plenty of space in the bed and can haul a big horse trailer like nothing is behind it, very pleased w... Read More

    Best Ever By JenRee

    Great vehicle - Dodge continues to nail it. Its very reliable and handles outstanding for a full sized pick up. I've had dealers ask if I'd be willing to trade it in on something else and the answer... Read More

    2009 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews

    A Really Nice Truck Worth Having By Tony_66

    When it comes down to what I like about this truck I have to brag about the power and drive train, it performs very good and handles well also. The looks of the truck I think is really sharp too. Howe... Read More

    Heavy Hauler By Brady

    pretty good truck, hauls any load you want, has good power, seems to be a good sturdy pickup, doesnt get as good of mileage as it should. interior is pretty nice, seems to be good quality, good all a... Read More

    2008 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews

    Perfect By jbar95

    Overall a fantastic truck. With enough horsepower to pull down a house and get the mileage of a 1/2 ton truck. I do wish the back seats were bigger and the front seats were a little more comfortable... Read More

    Amazing Truck, All Around Useful And Incredibly Fun To Play Around With By Ducati

    after the exhaust was installed it gained an amazing sound on startup and running down the road. after the rebuild it gained a deeper note and some amazing performance. it has lost a little reliabilit... Read More

    2007 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews

    Awesome Truck By hipshot1965

    Loved the interior space and comfort, overall driving and handling, great fuel mileage for such a large truck, very low maintenance, extremely reliable(started in extremely cold weather easily) . Did... Read More

    I Find My 1998 Ram 1500 2wd A Much Better Truck So Far. By kb7imb

    I have driven this vehicle four times, once to get it registered, again to the dealer to get keys made to lock and unlock the doors remotely, again to have the instrument cluster replaced again to hav... Read More

    2006 Dodge Ram 2500 Reviews

    Great Vehicle By rogercast

    great power, great fuel milage, able to tow heavy, light or in between with ease. Easy to work on, simple set up and parts are not typically expensive. Overall very handy truck with superior power and... Read More

    Great Family Truck By Cleister13

    fantastic truck for the family have more room than we not what to do with and tons of extra space for cargo. Love the heated power seats and interior of the truck. Looks great on the outside also. Ver... Read More

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