2006 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge 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).

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 12 years is 474, and the age of the vehicle is 12, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 474 / 197,656 / 12 * 1000 = 0.20.

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
  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

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 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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
101
  2017 Camry
46
  2016 Camry
102
  2015 Camry
151
  2014 Camry
298
  2013 Camry
236
  2012 Camry
507
  2011 Camry
557
  2010 Camry
621
  2009 Camry
1,278
  2008 Camry
1,044
  2007 Camry
3,339
  2006 Camry
474
  2005 Camry
963
  2004 Camry
942
  2003 Camry
927
  2002 Camry
1,192
  2001 Camry
392
  2000 Camry
635
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
676
  1996 Camry
564


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