2008 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2008 Toyota Camry

1,055 problems have been reported for the 2008 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2008 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's visibility with 238 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (163 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2008 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 2008 Toyota Camry in the United States are 195,054 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 10 years is 1055, and the age of the vehicle is 10, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1055 / 195,054 / 10 * 1000 = 0.54.

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 2008 Toyota Camry in 2008.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
41
  2017
50
  2016
68
  2015
80
  2014
134
  2013
107
  2012
106
  2011
170
  2010
121
  2009
84
  2008
4

small car iamge Compare the 2008 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 2008 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2008 Camry is 1,055 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 725.

Table 3. Compare the 2008 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
144
  2017 Camry
47
  2016 Camry
107
  2015 Camry
160
  2014 Camry
310
  2013 Camry
241
  2012 Camry
511
  2011 Camry
562
  2010 Camry
628
  2009 Camry
1,292
  2008 Camry
1,055
  2007 Camry
3,360
  2006 Camry
474
  2005 Camry
967
  2004 Camry
943
  2003 Camry
929
  2002 Camry
1,192
  2001 Camry
400
  2000 Camry
635
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
677
  1996 Camry
564


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