2006 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2006 Toyota Camry

474 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 114 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(69 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 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 12 years is 474, and the age of the vehicle is 12, 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 2006 Toyota Camry in 2006.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

5

2017

10

2016

18

2015

22

2014

37

2013

37

2012

32

2011

19

2010

58

2009

57

2008

43

2007

43

2006

11

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 474
while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 719.

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