2003 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2003 Toyota Camry

924 problems have been reported for the 2003 Toyota Camry.
The following chart shows the 25 most common problems for 2003 Toyota Camry.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control
with 256 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling
(156 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 2003 Toyota Camry in the United States are 390,691 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 15 years is 924, and the age of the vehicle is 15, 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 2003 Toyota Camry in 2003.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

2

2017

7

2016

10

2015

37

2014

39

2013

38

2012

35

2011

30

2010

113

2009

74

2008

48

2007

57

2006

54

2005

53

2004

138

2003

12

Compare the 2003 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 2003 Toyota Camry
with the Toyota Camry from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2003 Camry is 924
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 711.

Table 3. Compare the 2003 Toyota Camry with other model years