Toyota Tercel - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis

Toyota Tercel owners have reported a total of 82 problems for their cars built in the 5 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported across all service years for each given model year of the Toyota Tercel. The 1996 Toyota Tercel cars have the most problems reported (45 problems).

Table 1. Total number of problems by model year for Toyota Tercel

Model Year Number of Problems
  2000 Tercel
1
  1999 Tercel
1
  1998 Tercel
4
  1997 Tercel
24
  1996 Tercel
45

  Common problems of Toyota Tercel

The following chart shows the 18 most common problems for Toyota Tercel cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's air bags (18 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's engine and engine cooling (9 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Toyota Tercel

Problem Category Number of Problems
  Air Bag
18
  Engine And Engine Cooling
9
  Seat Belt
8
  Suspension
7
  Tire
7
  Service Brakes
7
  Visibility
5
  Steering
4
  Equipment
3
  Vehicle Speed Control
2
   
  Power Train
2
  Exterior Lighting
2
  Electrical System
2
  Seats
2
  Other Fuel System
1
  Parking Brake
1
  Wheel
1
  Unknown Or Other
1


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