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Toyota Tundra - Problems, Statistics, and Analysis



Toyota Tundra owners have reported 4,438 problems for their cars built in the 17 model years listed in the chart below. The chart shows the number of problems reported during all service years for each model year of Toyota Tundra. The 2000 Toyota Tundra cars have the most problems reported (1,168 problems).

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

  Common problems of Toyota Tundra

The following chart shows the 26 most common problems for Toyota Tundra cars. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicle's structure (944 problems). The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's service brakes, hydraulic (738 problems).

Table 2. Common problems of Toyota Tundra

  Compare Reliability Across Model Years Using PPMY Index

It would not be fair to compare the older model year Toyota Tundra to a new one in terms of the problems reported since older vehicles have been in service longer and more problems should be reported. In order to compare the reliability across Tundra model years, we use the PPMY index which is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per Year. A smaller PPMY index implies a better reliability for the model year under study.

    PPMY = P / S / Y * 1000

Where P = total problems reported during the life of a Toyota Tundra model year; S = total units sold of the model year; Y = years since the debut of the model year (the age of the vehicle).

The result is shown in Table 3.

Table 3. Use PPMY Index to Compare Reliability Across Tundra Model Years

Tundra
Model Year
Problems Sales [1] Vehicle
Age
PPMY Index
  2015 1162,2481    
0.18
  2014 31135,7842    
0.11
  2013 34106,7243    
0.11
  2012 44103,4834    
0.11
  2011 7494,8965    
0.16
  2010 128121,5256    
0.18
  2009 3218,8967    
0.24
  2008 296168,4268    
0.22
  2007 372178,8009    
0.23
  2006 333170,92310    
0.19
  2005 281116,58511    
0.22
  2004 395108,44612    
0.30
  2003 284112,77113    
0.19
  2002 468113,11314    
0.30
  2001 45792,73015    
0.33
  2000 1,168125,42716    
0.58

  Number of Problems Reported During the First Year

Another way to measure the reliability across the model years of Toyota Tundra is to use the number of problems reported during the vehicles' first year in service, as shown in the Table 4.

Table 4. Number of problems in vehicles' first service year

Model YearProblems Reported
  2016 Tundra
20
  2015 Tundra
6
  2014 Tundra
19
  2013 Tundra
11
  2012 Tundra
12
  2011 Tundra
11
  2010 Tundra
53
  2009 Tundra
13
  2008 Tundra
58
  2007 Tundra
90
  2006 Tundra
33
  2005 Tundra
24
  2004 Tundra
12
  2003 Tundra
21
  2002 Tundra
43
  2001 Tundra
42
  2000 Tundra
81



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