2001 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2001 Toyota Camry

391 problems have been reported for the 2001 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2001 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling with 66 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control (51 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2001 Toyota Camry

small car iamge PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

In our research we use the PPMY index to compare the reliability of vehicles. The PPMY index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. The total sales of the 2001 Toyota Camry in the United States are 312,208 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 17 years is 391, and the age of the vehicle is 17, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 391 / 312,208 / 17 * 1000 = 0.07.

For more information, refer to this page: A study of reliability comparison across Toyota Camry model year vehicles.

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service years since the debut of the 2001 Toyota Camry in 2001.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
0
  2017
3
  2016
3
  2015
9
  2014
13
  2013
7
  2012
14
  2011
11
  2010
23
  2009
26
  2008
22
  2007
16
  2006
31
  2005
17
  2004
26
  2003
37
  2002
32
  2001
7

small car iamge Compare the 2001 Toyota Camry with Other Model Years

When making the decision between buying a new or used Toyota Camry, the following table can be used to compare the 2001 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2001 Camry is 391 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 697.

Table 3. Compare the 2001 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
30
  2017 Camry
29
  2016 Camry
84
  2015 Camry
109
  2014 Camry
264
  2013 Camry
212
  2012 Camry
483
  2011 Camry
524
  2010 Camry
604
  2009 Camry
1,228
  2008 Camry
1,003
  2007 Camry
3,248
  2006 Camry
465
  2005 Camry
956
  2004 Camry
936
  2003 Camry
923
  2002 Camry
1,187
  2001 Camry
391
  2000 Camry
634
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
676
  1996 Camry
564


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