2009 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2009 Toyota Camry

1,290 problems have been reported for the 2009 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 24 most common problems for 2009 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's vehicle speed control with 255 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment (211 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2009 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 2009 Toyota Camry in the United States are 399,935 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 9 years is 1290, and the age of the vehicle is 9, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 1290 / 399,935 / 9 * 1000 = 0.36.

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 2009 Toyota Camry in 2009.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
45
  2017
82
  2016
92
  2015
99
  2014
185
  2013
119
  2012
109
  2011
90
  2010
241
  2009
11

small car iamge Compare the 2009 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 2009 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2009 Camry is 1,290 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 723.

Table 3. Compare the 2009 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
128
  2017 Camry
47
  2016 Camry
105
  2015 Camry
158
  2014 Camry
302
  2013 Camry
240
  2012 Camry
511
  2011 Camry
561
  2010 Camry
626
  2009 Camry
1,290
  2008 Camry
1,052
  2007 Camry
3,355
  2006 Camry
474
  2005 Camry
964
  2004 Camry
943
  2003 Camry
927
  2002 Camry
1,192
  2001 Camry
398
  2000 Camry
635
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
676
  1996 Camry
564


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