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 Prerunner model.

Table 1. Compare Toyota models

Toyota Model Number of Problems
  Camry
17,517
  Prius
13,157
  Corolla
10,948
  Sienna
9,448
  Tacoma
7,760
  RAV4
6,905
  Tundra
5,645
  4runner
5,338
  Sequoia
4,333
  Avalon
3,592
  Highlander
3,506
  Matrix
1,755
  Camry Hybrid
1,460
  Yaris
1,031
  Highlander Hybrid
1,012
  Scion Xb
726
  Fj Cruiser
719
  Scion Tc
603
  Venza
459
  Celica
279
  T100
261
  Echo
254
  Land Cruiser
225
  Scion Xa
125
  Scion Xd
91
  Tercel
83
  Avalon Hybrid
67
  Pickup
61
  Toyota Truck
45
  MR2
44
  Previa
37
  Prerunner
33

Number of problems reported for all models of Toyota built from year 2020 to 1996.

Owners of Toyota cars have reported a total of 97,519 problems across all Toyota models built from year 2020 to 1996. The average number of problems per model year in this period, reported across all Toyota models, is 3893.7. Cars from Toyota's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (11,991 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2020 Toyota
6
  2019 Toyota
205
  2018 Toyota
735
  2017 Toyota
845
  2016 Toyota
1,149
  2015 Toyota
1,261
  2014 Toyota
1,522
  2013 Toyota
1,816
  2012 Toyota
2,936
  2011 Toyota
3,575
  2010 Toyota
6,961
  2009 Toyota
5,977
  2008 Toyota
7,355
  2007 Toyota
11,991
  2006 Toyota
8,845
  2005 Toyota
7,851
  2004 Toyota
7,782
  2003 Toyota
5,883
  2002 Toyota
5,171
  2001 Toyota
3,807
  2000 Toyota
3,889
  1999 Toyota
2,107
  1998 Toyota
2,349
  1997 Toyota
1,701
  1996 Toyota
1,623

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 11,134 problems reported. The second most common Toyota car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (10,512 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Toyota vehicles



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