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11,002 units of the Jeep Compass recalled to update software

Team OD Updated: July 09, 2019, 09:47 AM IST

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles India has recalled 11,002 units of its Jeep Compass SUV. This affects two-wheel drive models manufactured between December 18, 2017, and November 30, 2018. Being updated are the powertrain control module (PCM) software. The current software might cause variations leading to non-compliance with emission norms. There is no risk to occupant of these cars from this

Jeep's authorized dealers will contact vehicle owners directly to fix appointments to update the PCM software from the first week of March onwards. cars present in dealer stockyards will be similarly updated.

Speaking to a news agency about the recall, the company said, "This action is to correct production variations that may cause certain vehicles to exceed the regulatory threshold for particulate matter emissions This software refresh takes around 15 minutes and will be carried out at no cost to customers."

The Jeep Compass has been a big success for the brand in India. It comes with a wide range of trim and engine options. It gets a 2.0 litre diesel motor with 173PS and 350 Nm and a 1.4 turbo petrol with 163PS and 250 Nm. The two transmission options are a six-speed manual and seven-speed dual-clutch auto. AWD is also available. Coming soon is a more off-road focused top-spec Trailhawk trim which should get a more advanced nine-speed torque convertor, among a host of other off-road friendly equipment.

Also see: Tata Harrier vs Hyundai Creta vs Mahindra XUV500 vs Jeep Compass Comparo Video

Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 16.99 Lakhs
Displacement
1368cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
163
Max Torque(Nm)
250
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 9.99 Lakhs
Displacement
1353cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
115
Max Torque(Nm)
242
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 12.23 Lakhs
Displacement
2179cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
140
Max Torque(Nm)
320
Mileage
-NA-
Price (Ex-Delhi)
Starts Rs 13.69 Lakhs
Displacement
1956cc
Transmission
Automatic
Max Power(ps)
170
Max Torque(Nm)
350
Mileage
-NA-
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