2002 Dodge Durango - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2002 Dodge Durango

432 problems have been reported for the 2002 Dodge Durango. The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2002 Dodge Durango. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's suspension with 119 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (63 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2002 Dodge Durango

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2002 Dodge Durango in the United States are 35,759 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Dodge Durango owners in the last 16 years is 432, and the age of the vehicle is 16, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 432 / 35,759 / 16 * 1000 = 0.76.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Dodge Durango model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2002 Dodge Durango in 2002.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
1
  2017
11
  2016
10
  2015
20
  2014
13
  2013
11
  2012
17
  2011
12
  2010
14
  2009
16
  2008
30
  2007
15
  2006
25
  2005
41
  2004
72
  2003
64
  2002
2

small car iamge Compare the 2002 Dodge Durango with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Dodge Durango, the following table can be used to compare the 2002 Dodge Durango with the Dodge Durango from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 Durango is 432 while the average number of problems reported for the 21 model years of the Dodge Durango is 580.

Table 3. Compare the 2002 Dodge Durango with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Durango
9
  2017 Durango
37
  2016 Durango
61
  2015 Durango
125
  2014 Durango
303
  2013 Durango
408
  2012 Durango
571
  2011 Durango
893
  2009 Durango
18
  2008 Durango
114
  2007 Durango
282
  2006 Durango
917
  2005 Durango
1,722
  2004 Durango
1,183
  2003 Durango
363
  2002 Durango
432
  2001 Durango
685
  2000 Durango
1,079
  1999 Durango
2,021
  1998 Durango
969
  1997 Durango
4


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