2005 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2005 Toyota Camry

963 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 282 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train
(99 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 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 963, and the age of the vehicle is 13, 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 2005 Toyota Camry in 2005.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

6

2017

28

2016

27

2015

27

2014

40

2013

53

2012

46

2011

58

2010

158

2009

111

2008

81

2007

49

2006

74

2005

20

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 963
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 712.

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