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2006 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2006 Toyota Camry

464 problems have been reported for the 2006 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2006 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control with 113 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (67 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2006 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 2006 Toyota Camry in the United States are 197,656 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 11 years is 464, and the age of the vehicle is 11, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 464 / 197,656 / 11 * 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 2006 Toyota Camry in 2006.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2006
11
  2007
43
  2008
43
  2009
57
  2010
58
  2011
19
  2012
30
  2013
37
  2014
37
  2015
22
  2016
17
  2017
8

small car iamge Compare the 2006 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 2006 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2006 Camry is 464 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 687.

Table 3. Compare the 2006 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
6
  2017 Camry
19
  2016 Camry
76
  2015 Camry
102
  2014 Camry
250
  2013 Camry
206
  2012 Camry
455
  2011 Camry
512
  2010 Camry
595
  2009 Camry
1,195
  2008 Camry
978
  2007 Camry
3,218
  2006 Camry
464
  2005 Camry
951
  2004 Camry
934
  2003 Camry
918
  2002 Camry
1,180
  2001 Camry
390
  2000 Camry
630
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
675
  1996 Camry
564


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