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2004 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2004 Toyota Camry

934 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).

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 13 years is 934, and the age of the vehicle is 13, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 934 / 321,673 / 13 * 1000 = 0.22.

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
  2004
7
  2005
78
  2006
58
  2007
60
  2008
56
  2009
105
  2010
98
  2011
49
  2012
49
  2013
39
  2014
27
  2015
25
  2016
30
  2017
17

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 934 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 683.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
1
  2017 Camry
18
  2016 Camry
76
  2015 Camry
97
  2014 Camry
243
  2013 Camry
204
  2012 Camry
454
  2011 Camry
503
  2010 Camry
595
  2009 Camry
1,188
  2008 Camry
971
  2007 Camry
3,186
  2006 Camry
461
  2005 Camry
942
  2004 Camry
934
  2003 Camry
918
  2002 Camry
1,178
  2001 Camry
389
  2000 Camry
630
  1999 Camry
754
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
675
  1996 Camry
564


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