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
16,433
  Prius
12,219
  Corolla
10,532
  Sienna
8,988
  Tacoma
7,195
  RAV4
6,387
  Tundra
5,162
  4runner
4,374
  Sequoia
4,166
  Avalon
3,453
  Highlander
3,112
  Matrix
1,719
  Camry Hybrid
1,301
  Yaris
956
  Highlander Hybrid
902
  Scion Xb
726
  Fj Cruiser
663
  Scion Tc
603
  Venza
429
  Celica
275
  T100
259
  Echo
246
  Land Cruiser
194
  Scion Xa
125
  Scion Xd
91
  Tercel
81
  Avalon Hybrid
64
  Pickup
60
  Toyota Truck
45
  MR2
44
  Previa
37
  Prerunner
33
  Supra
5
  Paseo
3
  Cavalier
2
  LX470
1
  XD
1

Number of problems reported for all models of Toyota built from year 1996 to 2018.

Owners of Toyota cars have reported a total of 90,886 problems across all Toyota models built from year 1996 to 2018. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Toyota models, is 3944.1. Cars from Toyota's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (11,426 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Toyota
1,608
  1997 Toyota
1,676
  1998 Toyota
2,319
  1999 Toyota
2,059
  2000 Toyota
3,771
  2001 Toyota
3,689
  2002 Toyota
5,004
  2003 Toyota
5,538
  2004 Toyota
7,388
  2005 Toyota
7,544
  2006 Toyota
8,421
  2007 Toyota
11,426
  2008 Toyota
6,945
  2009 Toyota
5,686
  2010 Toyota
6,635
  2011 Toyota
3,207
  2012 Toyota
2,542
  2013 Toyota
1,535
  2014 Toyota
1,187
  2015 Toyota
944
  2016 Toyota
871
  2017 Toyota
505
  2018 Toyota
214

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 10,375 problems reported. The second most common Toyota car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (10,099 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Toyota vehicles



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