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 LX470 model.

Table 1. Compare Toyota models

Toyota Model Number of Problems
  Camry
16,249
  Prius
12,079
  Corolla
10,460
  Sienna
8,907
  Tacoma
7,141
  RAV4
6,332
  Tundra
5,100
  4runner
4,295
  Sequoia
4,143
  Avalon
3,430
  Highlander
3,054
  Matrix
1,716
  Camry Hybrid
1,272
  Yaris
945
  Highlander Hybrid
872
  Scion Xb
726
  Fj Cruiser
656
  Scion Tc
603
  Venza
419
  Celica
275
  T100
258
  Echo
246
  Land Cruiser
193
  Scion Xa
125
  Scion Xd
91
  Tercel
81
  Avalon Hybrid
62
  Pickup
60
  Toyota Truck
45
  MR2
44
  Previa
37
  Prerunner
33
  Supra
5
  Paseo
3
  Cavalier
2
  XD
1
  LX470
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 89,961 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 3903.9. Cars from Toyota's 2007 model year have the most problems reported (11,329 problems).

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  1996 Toyota
1,607
  1997 Toyota
1,674
  1998 Toyota
2,317
  1999 Toyota
2,052
  2000 Toyota
3,760
  2001 Toyota
3,675
  2002 Toyota
4,979
  2003 Toyota
5,512
  2004 Toyota
7,345
  2005 Toyota
7,496
  2006 Toyota
8,364
  2007 Toyota
11,329
  2008 Toyota
6,865
  2009 Toyota
5,651
  2010 Toyota
6,574
  2011 Toyota
3,156
  2012 Toyota
2,493
  2013 Toyota
1,499
  2014 Toyota
1,130
  2015 Toyota
894
  2016 Toyota
839
  2017 Toyota
443
  2018 Toyota
135

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 10,259 problems reported. The second most common Toyota car problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (10,034 problems).

Table 3. Common problems of Toyota vehicles



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