2002 Chrysler Voyager

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2002 Chrysler Voyager

Key specs

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3 trims

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  • Base

  • eC


  • LX


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2002 Chrysler Voyager review: Our expert's take

Vehicle Overview
Like its posh Town & Country companion, the lower-priced Chrysler Voyager gets an optional DVD rear-seat entertainment system and a pressure-based tire monitor for 2002. Adjustable pedals with a 2.75-inch range are also optional.

Until 2001, the Voyager wore a Plymouth badge. When that old-time make was discontinued, Chrysler adopted the name for its less-costly minivan.

The Voyager is available in base, eC and upscale LX trim levels. It comes only in short-body form with front-wheel drive and a four-cylinder or V-6 engine; an all-wheel-drive system and an extended-wheelbase version are not available. Fewer amenities are available in the Voyager than in the Town & Country. Voyagers are closely related not only to the longer, higher-priced Town & Country but also to the popular Dodge Caravan. All DaimlerChrysler minivans were redesigned and enlarged for the 2001 model year.

In October 2001, Chrysler added a new eC model with the four-cylinder engine, five-passenger seating and a short options list. This Voyager and the similar Dodge Caravan eC are “positioned as the most affordable minivans in the market,” according to DaimlerChrysler.

The Voyager rides a 113.3-inch wheelbase, measures 189.1 inches long overall and stands 68.9 inches tall.

Dual-sliding side doors are standard. A power passenger-side sliding door is available as an option only on the LX. This power door has a manual override so it can be opened and closed by hand while the power phase is in operation. It also features obstacle detection when opening or closing.

Unlike the Honda Odyssey and Mazda MPV, the Voyager lacks a third-row seat that folds into the floor; instead, it has an optional 50/50-split third-row bench. Quad Command seating is an option that features second-row buckets instead of a bench seat.

The LX minivan is equipped with such extras as power windows, tilt steering, cruise control and an electric rear defroster; the LX option features an in-dash four-CD changer. Options for other models include dual-zone temperature control, an odor/particulate air filter and a CD player.

Under the Hood
Two distinct powertrains are available. The base and eC models come with a 150-horsepower, 2.4-liter, dual-overhead-cam four-cylinder engine that mates to a three-speed-automatic transmission. The LX gets a 180-hp, 3.3-liter V-6 that teams with a four-speed-automatic transmission.

Front airbags have dual-stage inflation, and side-impact airbags are optional. Seat belt pretensioners for the front seats and child-safety seat tethers for the second and third rows are standard. Antilock brakes are standard in the LX and optional in the base model.

Driving Impressions
Chrysler has led the minivan market since 1984 — not only in sales, but also in the appealing, family-oriented functionality of its products. The 2001 redesign didn’t produce as much of a forward leap as the 1996 restyling, and competition is stiffer these days. Even so, Chrysler and Dodge still produce the minivans to beat.

Lively acceleration from a standstill with the 3.3-liter V-6 engine is not quite matched by the Voyager’s passing and merging prowess, but performance is more than adequate. Typical buyers will probably decide that the four-cylinder model lacks sufficient strength.

All Chrysler minivans handle with a relatively light touch, but not in a disconcerting manner. Instead, they feel secure on the highway and are easy to drive, with no unpleasant surprises to mar the experience. The Voyager maneuvers adeptly in urban driving and is confident and capable in difficult spots or bad-weather situations.

The Voyager is quiet, but wind and road noise can be heard at times. Quality problems of the past appear to have been resolved, and the current minivans seem well constructed and refined. One annoyance is the parking-brake release lever, which is a long reach for the driver. Sun-visor extenders are a helpful bonus, and the oddly shaped column gearshift lever operates easily.

Seats are more comfortable and more agreeably cushioned than those in the Ford Windstar. The driver faces a down-to-business dashboard in an appealing interior. The standard analog instruments in the LX are fairly easy to read during the day, but the light-green numerals are more difficult to see at night.


Reported by Jim Flammang  for cars.com
From the cars.com 2002 Buying Guide

Consumer reviews

Rating breakdown (out of 5):
  • Comfort 4.6
  • Interior design 4.0
  • Performance 4.1
  • Value for the money 4.9
  • Exterior styling 4.6
  • Reliability 4.3

Most recent consumer reviews


Good vehicle for price

Fits my need, very good condition, drives great. Some minor electrical problems with locks on doors.


Great vehicle

We purchased the Voyage new with 2 miles on the odometer in 2002, we still drive this van with 137,000 miles on it. It has been a very good purchase for us. The transmission went out in November 2007, however it was under warranty and was replaced. We have been very happy with this Chrysler


Basic but comfy and generally reliable

Very basic van. No fancy features, but it's got the basics and it gets the job done. Very comfortable seats. Way more comfortable than a much more expensive minivan I used to own. Cargo room could be better. Reliability hasn't been too bad since purchasing it used. Had a sensor go which caused erratic shifting but after the fix ($97), it's been running fine. Got me and the family to Florida and back from Pennsylvania with no problems. For a basic vehicle, the sound system sounds great (again, better than the more expensive van I used to own) and the heater works like a charm better than any vehicle I've owned before. Even on the coldest morning in the 20s, I'm warm and toasty within minutes. Overall nothing fancy, but a great value for the money. Not sure why some websites give this van such a horrible rating.

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