2004 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2004 Toyota Camry

939 problems have been reported for the 2004 Toyota Camry.
The following chart shows the 25 most common problems for 2004 Toyota Camry.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control
with 252 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering
(108 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 2004 Toyota Camry in the United States are 321,673 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 14 years is 939, and the age of the vehicle is 14, 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 2004 Toyota Camry in 2004.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

4

2017

17

2016

30

2015

26

2014

27

2013

39

2012

49

2011

49

2010

98

2009

105

2008

56

2007

60

2006

58

2005

78

2004

7

Compare the 2004 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 2004 Toyota Camry
with the Toyota Camry from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2004 Camry is 939
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 704.

Table 3. Compare the 2004 Toyota Camry with other model years