2008 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2008 Toyota Camry

1,058 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 11 years is 1058, and the age of the vehicle is 11, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1058 / 195,054 / 11 * 1000 = 0.49.

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
  2019
0
  2018
43
  2017
50
  2016
68
  2015
81
  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 1,058 while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Toyota Camry is 704.

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

Model Year Number of Problems
  2019 Camry
5
  2018 Camry
178
  2017 Camry
59
  2016 Camry
115
  2015 Camry
173
  2014 Camry
323
  2013 Camry
247
  2012 Camry
528
  2011 Camry
592
  2010 Camry
637
  2009 Camry
1,303
  2008 Camry
1,058
  2007 Camry
3,382
  2006 Camry
478
  2005 Camry
972
  2004 Camry
945
  2003 Camry
931
  2002 Camry
1,196
  2001 Camry
400
  2000 Camry
639
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
744
  1997 Camry
679
  1996 Camry
564


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