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2005 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2005 Toyota Camry

956 problems have been reported for the 2005 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2005 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control with 281 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (99 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2005 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 2005 Toyota Camry in the United States are 406,091 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 13 years is 956, and the age of the vehicle is 13, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 956 / 406,091 / 13 * 1000 = 0.18.

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 2005 Toyota Camry in 2005.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2005
20
  2006
74
  2007
49
  2008
81
  2009
111
  2010
158
  2011
58
  2012
46
  2013
53
  2014
40
  2015
27
  2016
27
  2017
26
  2018
1

small car iamge Compare the 2005 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 2005 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2005 Camry is 956 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 694.

Table 3. Compare the 2005 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
18
  2017 Camry
24
  2016 Camry
83
  2015 Camry
108
  2014 Camry
259
  2013 Camry
211
  2012 Camry
480
  2011 Camry
517
  2010 Camry
600
  2009 Camry
1,221
  2008 Camry
995
  2007 Camry
3,237
  2006 Camry
465
  2005 Camry
956
  2004 Camry
935
  2003 Camry
922
  2002 Camry
1,183
  2001 Camry
391
  2000 Camry
633
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
676
  1996 Camry
564


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