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 Cavalier model.

Table 1. Compare Toyota models

Toyota Model Number of Problems
  Camry
17,101
  Prius
12,882
  Corolla
10,823
  Sienna
9,282
  Tacoma
7,552
  RAV4
6,706
  Tundra
5,434
  4runner
5,059
  Sequoia
4,259
  Avalon
3,531
  Highlander
3,352
  Matrix
1,743
  Camry Hybrid
1,407
  Yaris
999
  Highlander Hybrid
980
  Scion Xb
726
  Fj Cruiser
685
  Scion Tc
603
  Venza
454
  Celica
277
  T100
261
  Echo
254
  Land Cruiser
201
  Scion Xa
125
  Scion Xd
91
  Tercel
83
  Avalon Hybrid
64
  Pickup
61
  Toyota Truck
45
  MR2
44
  Previa
37
  Prerunner
33
  Cavalier
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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 95,156 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 3957.5. Cars from Toyota's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (11,760 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Toyota
1,621
  1997 Toyota
1,695
  1998 Toyota
2,335
  1999 Toyota
2,091
  2000 Toyota
3,851
  2001 Toyota
3,779
  2002 Toyota
5,094
  2003 Toyota
5,762
  2004 Toyota
7,645
  2005 Toyota
7,754
  2006 Toyota
8,698
  2007 Toyota
11,760
  2008 Toyota
7,220
  2009 Toyota
5,868
  2010 Toyota
6,851
  2011 Toyota
3,467
  2012 Toyota
2,788
  2013 Toyota
1,716
  2014 Toyota
1,418
  2015 Toyota
1,149
  2016 Toyota
1,060
  2017 Toyota
740
  2018 Toyota
570
  2019 Toyota
48

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 10,891 problems reported. The second most common Toyota car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (10,361 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Toyota vehicles



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