2004 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2004 Toyota Camry

943 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 253 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering (108 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2004 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 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 943, and the age of the vehicle is 14, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 943 / 321,673 / 14 * 1000 = 0.21.

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 2004 Toyota Camry in 2004.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
8
  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

small car iamge 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 943 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 721.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
111
  2017 Camry
46
  2016 Camry
102
  2015 Camry
152
  2014 Camry
301
  2013 Camry
237
  2012 Camry
510
  2011 Camry
559
  2010 Camry
623
  2009 Camry
1,282
  2008 Camry
1,048
  2007 Camry
3,350
  2006 Camry
474
  2005 Camry
963
  2004 Camry
943
  2003 Camry
927
  2002 Camry
1,192
  2001 Camry
395
  2000 Camry
635
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
676
  1996 Camry
564


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