2016 Toyota Camry - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

small car iamge Common problems of the 2016 Toyota Camry

94 problems have been reported for the 2016 Toyota Camry. The following chart shows the 16 most common problems for 2016 Toyota Camry. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's equipment with 15 problems. The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's power train (12 problems).

Table 1. Common problems of the 2016 Toyota Camry

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Equipment
15
  Power Train
12
  Service Brakes
11
  Vehicle Speed Control
9
  Air Bag
7
  Wheel
6
  Visibility
5
  Engine And Engine Cooling
5
  Steering
5
  Electrical System
5
  Structure
4
  Suspension
3
  Seat Belt
2
  Other Fuel System
2
  Seats
2
  Exterior Lighting
1

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 2016 Toyota Camry in the United States are 331,384 units [1]. If the total number of problems reported by Toyota Camry owners in the last 2 years is 94, and the age of the vehicle is 2, the PPMY index can then be calculated as

      PPMY Index = 94 / 331,384 / 2 * 1000 = 0.14.

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 2016 Toyota Camry in 2016.

Table 2. PPMY Index and Problem Occurrence Trend

Service Year Number of Problems
  2018
12
  2017
34
  2016
2

small car iamge Compare the 2016 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 2016 Toyota Camry with the Toyota Camry from other model years. Note that the number of problems reported for the 2016 Camry is 94 while the average number of problems reported for the 23 model years of the Toyota Camry is 707.

Table 3. Compare the 2016 Toyota Camry with other model years

Model Year Number of Problems
  2018 Camry
59
  2017 Camry
38
  2016 Camry
94
  2015 Camry
125
  2014 Camry
285
  2013 Camry
228
  2012 Camry
494
  2011 Camry
537
  2010 Camry
615
  2009 Camry
1,245
  2008 Camry
1,020
  2007 Camry
3,289
  2006 Camry
469
  2005 Camry
958
  2004 Camry
939
  2003 Camry
923
  2002 Camry
1,190
  2001 Camry
391
  2000 Camry
634
  1999 Camry
756
  1998 Camry
743
  1997 Camry
676
  1996 Camry
564


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