2002 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2002 Toyota Camry

1,190 problems have been reported for the 2002 Toyota Camry.
The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2002 Toyota Camry.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control
with 292 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic
(180 problems).

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 2002 Toyota Camry in the United States are 433,112 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 16 years is 1190, and the age of the vehicle is 16, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

The following chart shows the number of problems reported during each of the service
years since the debut of the 2002 Toyota Camry in 2002.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

9

2017

11

2016

16

2015

41

2014

37

2013

38

2012

29

2011

36

2010

86

2009

89

2008

59

2007

35

2006

52

2005

76

2004

163

2003

121

2002

1

Compare the 2002 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 2002 Toyota Camry
with the Toyota Camry from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2002 Camry is 1,190
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 700.

Table 3. Compare the 2002 Toyota Camry with other model years