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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.
Long Term Update: 2002 GMC Envoy Long Term Update: 2002 GMC Envoy
One of the best perks of a long-term-test program is having the opportunity to drive the winner of Motor Trend's Sport/Utility of the Year... more
Long Term Update: 2002 GMC Sierra Denali Quadrasteer Long Term Update: 2002 GMC Sierra Denali Quadrasteer
How do you make a full-size pickup drive like a compact car? Build one with four-wheel steering, of course. Our $44,130 long-term... more
First Drive: 2002 1/2 Acura MDX First Drive: 2002 1/2 Acura MDX
In its third year of production, the Acura MDX enjoys more power and chassis refinements. more
2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4X2 - One Year Road Test - Motor Trend 2001 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4X2 - One Year Road Test - Motor Trend
By any yardstick, the Explorer is one of the most successful vehicles Ford has ever built. With millions on the road, the product planners... more
California Car Cover Ford Escape California Car Cover Ford Escape
This Ford Escape project began with removing all the stock body cladding, sanding the panels smooth, and fogging on a layer of... more
Three-4-All: Saturn VUE takes on Ford Escape & Honda CR-V Three-4-All: Saturn VUE takes on Ford Escape & Honda CR-V
Does Saturn's VUE SUV have what it takes to compete in the compact SUV marketplace? more
Three-4-All: Saturn VUE takes on Ford Escape & Honda CR-V Three-4-All: Saturn VUE takes on Ford Escape & Honda CR-V
Does Saturn's VUE have what it takes to compete in the compact SUV marketplace? more
2002 Hamann Range Rover HM50 2002 Hamann Range Rover HM50
Yet that still wasn't good enough for Hamann Motorsport, which felt this Range Rover needed even more power and pizazz. more
2002 Honda CR-V 2002 Honda CR-V
The mini-'ute class continues to grow fast, siphoning sales from midsize sport 'utes, small wagon... more
Road Test: 2002 Dodge Dakota R/T Club Cab Road Test: 2002 Dodge Dakota R/T Club Cab
Only four names came up for fun stuff: Dakota R/T, Ford Lightning, Toyota S-Runner, and the not-yet-built Viper-powered Ram.... more
Road Test: 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD Road Test: 2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500HD
The Wrangler, X5, and R/T are all included here as purpose-built, the Ranger less so, but limited on size and sacrificing hauling in favor... more
2002 Ford Excursion 2002 Ford Excursion
The mega-'ute segment is limited to two players--as good as it is, we don't consider the Toyota S... more
2002 BMW X5 3.0i 2002 BMW X5 3.0i
Spirited argument punctuated voting in this section. Cost is slightly less an issue, and there ar... more
2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 4WD 2002 Isuzu Rodeo S 4WD
The Rodeo S 4WD was the prime contender in our midsize SUV debate, undercutting an Explorer by mo... more
2002 Kia Sedona 2002 Kia Sedona
Hardly any debate surrounded this choice, with only the driver-oriented Honda Passport and newly ... more
Road Test: 2002 Ford Ranger XLT 4x2 Flareside Road Test: 2002 Ford Ranger XLT 4x2 Flareside
There's no way to avoid a base-model pickup as a good value in truck motoring. Compacts have less metal and aren't as expensive as... more
First Look: 2002 Ford Ranger FX4 First Look: 2002 Ford Ranger FX4
For years, placing a check mark next to the "Off-Road Equipment Group" usually meant you'd get stiffer springs, shocks, larger... more
2002 Ford Excursion Limited Banks PowerPack Performance Road Test 2002 Ford Excursion Limited Banks PowerPack Performance Road Test
For Ford Excursion Limite downers who want the next level of sheer thrust in a civilized package, a close look at Gale Banks Engineering's... more
2002 suv Comparisons: Cadillac Escalade EXT vs. Lincoln Blackwood (Truck) 2002 suv Comparisons: Cadillac Escalade EXT vs. Lincoln Blackwood (Truck)
Debate continues over whether or not Lincoln and Cadillac belong in the truck business. The former has been around since 1917, the latter... more
2002 GMC Sierra Denali Quadrasteer 2002 GMC Sierra Denali Quadrasteer
If you demand total steering compliance from a tow vehicle, along with stability and maneuverability from what's being towed, the GMC... more
2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Twin-Turbo Performance Review 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Twin-Turbo Performance Review
Chevrolet's TrailBlazer Twin-Turbo exists only as a concept vehicle, and we can't give you an on-sale date. Yet. What we can offer is a... more
2002 Truck Comparisons: Dodge Dakota R/T vs. Ford SVT Lightning vs. Toyota TRD Tacoma 2002 Truck Comparisons: Dodge Dakota R/T vs. Ford SVT Lightning vs. Toyota TRD Tacoma
Power. Muscle. Brute strength. Call it what you will, performance-oriented sport trucks are all about brawn and long black ribbons of valor... more
One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
Riddle me this, Batman: Name a truck that drives as smooth as a Cadillac, has all-weather cargo-carrying capability like an SUV, yet... more
One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche One-Year Test Update: 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche
Riddle me this, Batman: Name a truck that drives as smooth as a Cadillac, has all-weather cargo-c... more
2002 Isuzu Axiom 2002 Isuzu Axiom
First Drive: Built like a truck, rides like a car more
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