really awful
Crashes / Fires:
3 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,494 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2010 Jeep Compass seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2010 Jeep Compass Owner Comments

problem #5

Oct 172016


  • miles


The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Compass. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V668000 (air bags, seat belts) however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The contact had not experienced a failure. The VIN was not available. Parts distribution disconnect.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #4

Jul 262015


  • 28,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Compass. While driving approximately 2 mph, the vehicle accelerated independently and drove over a curb. As a result, the contact crashed into a pole. The air bags did not deploy. The contact sustained a minor injury from the seat belt, but did not require medical attention. A police report was not filed. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 28,000.

- Cleaveland, OH, USA

problem #3

Apr 082015

Compass 4WD 4-cyl

  • 74,000 miles
My air bags did not deploy, and my seatbelt did not prevent me from hitting steering wheel. My neck, left knee, and chest was injured.

- Salem, OH, USA

problem #2

Jul 112012


  • 38,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Compass. The contact stated that the front passenger's side shoulder belt webbing failed to retract. The failure recurred intermittently. The contact referenced NHTSA campaign id number 13V233000 (air bags, electrical system, seat belts) and was advised by the dealer that the vehicle was no longer eligible under for the recall remedy although the vehicle was included in the recall. The dealer performed a point check inspection however, the vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the problem. The approximate failure mileage was 38,000.

- Friendsville, MD, USA

problem #1

Nov 262013


  • 32,468 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Jeep Compass. The contact stated while driving approximately 40 mph he lost control of the vehicle and crashed, and none of the air bags deployed. The vehicle was destroyed. A police report was filed. The driver injured her back, neck, and legs. The vehicle was towed to a salvage yard. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate mileage was 32,468.

- Daerry, PA, USA

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