The EPA has accused Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) of violating the Clean Air Act in their North American 2014-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500 trucks with 3.0 liter diesel engines; about 104,000 vehicles.
In response, Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) hopes reach an agreement that their selective catalytic reduction (SCR) is simply an emissions control system and not a defeat device. FCA believes their SCR device meets the Clean Air Act requirements. FCA looks forward to working with the EPA to resolve this issue and propose "a number of actions to address EPA’s concerns..."
Model Year EPA Test Group Make and Model(s) 50 State Volume
2014 ECRXT03.05PV FCA Dodge Ram 1500 14,083
2014 ECRXT03.05PV FCA Jeep Grand Cherokee 14,652
2015 FCRXT03.05PV FCA Dodge Ram 1500 31,984
2015 FCRXT03.05PV FCA Jeep Grand Cherokee 8,421
2016 GCRXT03.05PV FCA Dodge Ram 1500 32,219 (projected)
2016 GCRXT03.05PV FCA Jeep Grand Cherokee 2,469 (projected)
Category Total Grand Total
FCA Dodge Ram 1500 78,286
FCA Jeep Grand Cherokee 25,542