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2002 Truck & SUV Reviews

Truck Trend Magazine online brings you the latest reviews and road tests of all 2002 model year trucks, SUVs, wagons, and more. Choose an option below to read expert reviews from our writers and staff.
Pre-Owned: 1992-2006 Hummer H1 Pre-Owned: 1992-2006 Hummer H1
Since Hummers have not been made since 2006, there will probably be issues with virtually every one that's up for sale. more
Pre Owned: 1998-2010 Ford Ranger Pre Owned: 1998-2010 Ford Ranger
The Ford Ranger has been with us, in one form or another, since 1983, and is largely unchanged since this generation's introduction for the... more
Pre-Owned: 1994-2004 Chevrolet S-10 Pre-Owned: 1994-2004 Chevrolet S-10
Sophisticated or wildly attractive? While the first generation of the S-10, Chevrolet's small pickup, sold well, no one would have called... more
Pre-owned: 2002-2005 Ford Explorer Pre-owned: 2002-2005 Ford Explorer
Ford's first Explorer, introduced in late 1990, edged the Bronco II out of the lineup and quickly made a name for itself. more
Pre-owned: 1999-2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning Pre-owned: 1999-2004 Ford F-150 SVT Lightning
If the first-generation Lightning was good, it was Ford's intent to make the second-gen effort nothing shy of great. more
Performance: SVC Supercharged Cadillac Escalade Performance: SVC Supercharged Cadillac Escalade
There are people who will buy the new Cadillac Escalade and complain. To silence these discriminating buyers, Special Vehicle Concepts has... more
SUV Lite: 2001 Ford Escape vs. 2002 Honda CR-V vs. 2002 Land Rover Freelander vs. 2002 Toyota RAV4 SUV Lite: 2001 Ford Escape vs. 2002 Honda CR-V vs. 2002 Land Rover Freelander vs. 2002 Toyota RAV4
Call it the inevitable backlash, but as sport/utility vehicles have grown in size to rival aircraft carriers, some individuals have come to... more
First Look: 2002 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 SuperCrew First Look: 2002 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 SuperCrew
Lightning Attitude with Pride: The 2002 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 SuperCrew Edition successfully captures the spirit of Harley-Davidson:... more
Pre-owned: 1997-2004 Ford F-150 Pre-owned: 1997-2004 Ford F-150
Ford's best-selling vehicle in the last decade or two has been its evergreen F-150 pickup that, in between boxy generations had a smooth,... more
Pre-owned: 1997-2004 Ford F-150 Pre-owned: 1997-2004 Ford F-150
Ford's best-selling vehicle in the last decade or two has been its evergreen F-150 pickup that, in between boxy generations had a smooth,... more
Long-Term Update:  2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport Long-Term Update: 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 Sport
Rarely does a weekend go by when there aren't Truck Trend staffers arguing about who gets weekend dibs on our long-term Ram. more
Long-Term Test Verdict - 2002 Dodge Ram Sport Long-Term Test Verdict - 2002 Dodge Ram Sport
Until the late 1980s, pickup-truck styling was pretty vanilla. Remove the grille and cover the badging, and you could virtually hold a... more
One Year Test Verdict: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche One Year Test Verdict: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
Anyone who says sport/utilities aren't changing the way trucks are built has never been in an Avalanche. more
Road Test Verdict: 2002 GMC Envoy Road Test Verdict: 2002 GMC Envoy
While the all-weather competition may have long since signed partnerships with brand-name outfitters like Eddie Bauer, L.L.Bean, and Orvis,... more
Road Test: Sport/Utilities In Hell Road Test: Sport/Utilities In Hell
Our premise for this test is simple: Today's mega-dollar, leather-swathed, sport/utility vehicles are as prevalent as BMWs in Beverly... more
Road Test: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche Road Test: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
All agree the Chevrolet Silverado is a pickup truck. But when you take the Silverado, cut out the rear bulkhead, weld on a roof over the... more
One-Year Test Verdict: 2001 Mazda Tribute ES One-Year Test Verdict: 2001 Mazda Tribute ES
The sports car of SUVs? more
Long-Term Update: 2002 Dodge Ram Sport Long-Term Update: 2002 Dodge Ram Sport
"I was going to say this rig pulls well for a 4.7-liter V-8, but then I popped the hood and found the good ol' 360 (5.9-liter) V-8. That... more
Long-Term Update: 2002 Ford Explorer XLT Long-Term Update: 2002 Ford Explorer XLT
Building on a segment-buster more
One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
"The Avalanche reminds me of a good movie you can watch over and over: Each time you drive it, you discover some new configuration or... more
One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
"The Avalanche reminds me of a good movie you can watch over and over: Each time you drive it, you discover some new configuration or... more
One-Year Test Update: 2002 GMC Envoy One-Year Test Update: 2002 GMC Envoy
An SUV with impressive 'right-size' packaging more
Family Ferries: Dodge Grand Caravan eX vs. Honda Odyssey vs. Kia Sedona EX Family Ferries: Dodge Grand Caravan eX vs. Honda Odyssey vs. Kia Sedona EX
A value-priced Korean newcomer takes on America's best seller and the Japanese class standard more
Family Ferries: Dodge Grand Caravan eX vs. Honda Odyssey vs. Kia Sedona EX Family Ferries: Dodge Grand Caravan eX vs. Honda Odyssey vs. Kia Sedona EX
A value-priced Korean newcomer takes on America's best seller and the Japanese class standard more
Long-Term Update: 2002 Dodge Ram Sport Long-Term Update: 2002 Dodge Ram Sport
Bigger, bolder, and brasher more
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