Toyota - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Compare Toyota models

The following chart shows the Toyota models that have had the most problems reported. Note that a model on the top of the list may simply indicate that it is a popular model rather than a problematic car. For example, over the years, Toyota has sold far more Camry model cars than the XD model.

Table 1. Compare Toyota models

Toyota Model Number of Problems
  Camry
16,774
  Prius
12,507
  Corolla
10,656
  Sienna
9,142
  Tacoma
7,379
  RAV4
6,541
  Tundra
5,284
  4runner
4,712
  Sequoia
4,223
  Avalon
3,492
  Highlander
3,217
  Matrix
1,735
  Camry Hybrid
1,348
  Yaris
967
  Highlander Hybrid
942
  Scion Xb
726
  Fj Cruiser
677
  Scion Tc
603
  Venza
439
  Celica
275
  T100
261
  Echo
251
  Land Cruiser
195
  Scion Xa
125
  Scion Xd
91
  Tercel
82
  Avalon Hybrid
64
  Pickup
60
  Toyota Truck
45
  MR2
44
  Previa
37
  Prerunner
33
  Supra
5
  Paseo
3
  Cavalier
2
  LX470
1
  XD
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Number of problems reported for all models of Toyota built from year 1996 to 2019.

Owners of Toyota cars have reported a total of 92,939 problems across all Toyota models built from year 1996 to 2019. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Toyota models, is 3865.1. Cars from Toyota's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (11,603 problems).

Table 2. Number of problems reported during the vehicle's first year in service

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Toyota
1,618
  1997 Toyota
1,689
  1998 Toyota
2,323
  1999 Toyota
2,069
  2000 Toyota
3,809
  2001 Toyota
3,750
  2002 Toyota
5,051
  2003 Toyota
5,648
  2004 Toyota
7,501
  2005 Toyota
7,639
  2006 Toyota
8,560
  2007 Toyota
11,603
  2008 Toyota
7,099
  2009 Toyota
5,781
  2010 Toyota
6,742
  2011 Toyota
3,315
  2012 Toyota
2,635
  2013 Toyota
1,614
  2014 Toyota
1,287
  2015 Toyota
1,039
  2016 Toyota
971
  2017 Toyota
629
  2018 Toyota
389
  2019 Toyota
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Common problems of Toyota Vehicles

The following chart shows the most common problems reported across all models of Toyota cars. The number one most common problem of Toyota cars is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic, with 10,618 problems reported. The second most common Toyota car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (10,222 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Toyota vehicles



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