2012 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Common problems of the 2012 Toyota Camry

522 problems have been reported for the 2012 Toyota Camry.
The following chart shows the 20 most common problems for 2012 Toyota Camry.
The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment
with 78 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags
(56 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 2012 Toyota Camry in the United States are 523,656 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 6 years is 522, and the age of the vehicle is 6, 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 2012 Toyota Camry in 2012.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year

Number of Problems

2018

33

2017

52

2016

49

2015

75

2014

114

2013

110

2012

8

Compare the 2012 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 2012 Toyota Camry
with the Toyota Camry from other model years.
Note that the number of problems reported for the 2012 Camry is 522
while the average number of problems reported for the 24 model years of the Toyota Camry is 700.

Table 3. Compare the 2012 Toyota Camry with other model years