really awful
Crashes / Fires:
12 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
27,283 miles

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problem #39

Jul 012015


  • 45,000 miles
Bumper clips break easily resulting in bumper cover needing replacement. Seen on many Camry

- West Covina, CA, USA

problem #38

Jan 302019

Camry 4-cyl

  • 80,000 miles
I have big car accident on 1/30/2019. It happened on freeway 22east in orange county southern California. My car is between the 3rd and 5th car. It was total loss but the air bag wasn┐T deploy.

- Garden Grove, CA, USA

problem #37

Jan 092017


  • miles
Automatic door lock and unlock stops working. My car had just passed 60K when the driver side door will not open or lock by pressing the key fob. After couple month all 4 doors have the same issue. I have to lock and unlock all 4 doors by manually unlocking using the key. After research found out the door actuators have failed on all 4 doors and multiple Toyota and Lexus owners are experiencing the same issue.

- Yonkers, NY, USA

problem #36

Sep 182013


  • 6,800 miles
Car totaled in severe accident after ownership of eight months. Airbags did not deploy. I was driving South on mcloughlin blvd in portland or and my Toyota was struck from behind by a Chrysler with such force that it hit several other cars (believe the police officer said 6.)

- Vancouver, WA, USA

problem #35

Dec 302015


  • 65,000 miles
Sunroof glass exploded. While driving on the highway coming home, we heard a loud explosion from above. We thought something had dropped from the sky and fell on our car. The sunroof had shattered and glass was falling onto us as I was driving. I had to drive about 5 miles(going about 40 mph) until I was able to exit the highway. Upon observation there was a huge hole in the sunroof with glass continuing to fall as I continued to drive home.

- Greensboro, NC, USA

problem #34

Feb 082017


  • 75,000 miles
While driving at 80 mph on freeway the sun roof exploded. Sounded like a gun shot. The visor was closed but when opened to inspect saw a large hole in the glass and glass was shattered. The temperature outside was about 39 degrees F partly cloudy and the time was about 4:30 pm. There were no other vehicles around nor overpasses or overhangs.

- Idaho Falls, ID, USA

problem #33

Jan 062017

Camry 4-cyl

  • 139,000 miles
I was driving West on ok hwy 412, and I heard an explosion and shattered glass falling inside the sliding cover. The sunroof had exploded.

- Fayetteville, AR, USA

problem #32

Feb 172016


  • miles
Door check spot weld failure on driver's side door

- Hampstead, NC, USA

problem #31

Apr 242016


  • 97,000 miles
Just purchased this car and the front bumper rivets came a loose while driving car causing the plastic covering in the front the protects came apart. And I was on 35 coming from dallas Texas to austin Texas.

- Austin, TX, USA

problem #30

Jan 182016


  • 27,200 miles
On 4/15/16 dealer diagnosed my 2012 Camry with 28K miles with the moon assembly structure rattle. Estimated cost to repair $1300. I believe this is the subject of tsb 0151-13. I only heard the pop when driving the vehicle, and it was worse on sunny/hot days. I would hear the pop when driving and turning at lower speeds.

- South Riding, VA, USA

problem #29

Mar 202016


  • 67,000 miles
I rear ended a Jeep Wrangler going about 30 miles an hour on the interstate. The Jeep was stationary and my car was in motion my airbags did not deploy and I hit my forehead on the steering wheel which caused a large knot and cut on my forehead.

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #28

Dec 152015


  • 22,000 miles
Takata recall. Sunroof/moonroof makes a popping, thumping noise when driving over uneven pavement and when turning into my driveway as if something is lose. Vehicle has only 23K miles and no longer covered under mfg warranty. After researching, this seems to be a common problem and not covered by my extended warranty.

- North Richland Hills, TX, USA

problem #27

Jul 072014


  • miles
Car had extremly poor quality in interior material. Rear bumper, rims and seat coming apart for a less 40K miles supension feel unsafe when un drive on highways vibration on the vehicule Toyota just said vehicule was design like that. Any professional report about that condition

- Lynn, MA, USA

problem #26

Jun 282013


  • 44,000 miles
When driving the sunroof area cracks and pops. It happens especially when going over bumps. There is also a tsb0151-13 issued.

- Temecula, CA, USA

problem #25

Apr 042015


  • 9,909 miles
I experienced a sudden unintended acceleration of my Camry as I was attempting to park the car on the third level of a parking garage. The car had been operating normally until I released my foot from the accelerator pedal to pull into the parking space. Suddenly the Camry started accelerating on its own. I applied the brakes, but the car did not slow down or stop. Since I did not want to crash into ongoing cars or go over the edge unto the street below, I chose to crash into the parking space. The car went over the abutment into the cinderblock wall. The airbags did not deploy. A gentleman tried to remove the car from the abutment but said the brakes were not working nor could he get the car to move. He was able to turn off the engine. Two hours later the tow truck operator could remove the car from its spot with the brakes working. The body shop confirmed that there was nothing wrong with the brakes or accelerator pedal. Corporate Toyota had an edr run. The manufacturer concluded: "after road testing your vehicle at various speeds, conducting acceleration and braking tests, we found no issues." Toyota did not address the fact that the problem could have been in the software program that malfunctions intermittently. I feel that the car is dangerous since it gives no warning of an acceleration problem; therefore, I donated the car to an institution with the stipulation that it could not be driven on public roads. The car was under warranty at the time of the accident. And when I bought my car, I also had purchased the platinum vehicle service agreement that had a 0 deductible and an expiration of 75,000 miles. I thought we had lemon laws in place for these types of problems. Ultimately I have had to assume the financial burden caused by what is really a Toyota problem.

- Franklin, TN, USA

problem #24

Oct 172012

Camry 4-cyl

  • 500 miles
The trunk falls on your head, not enough tension to hold the trunk steady.

- Sacramento, CA, USA

problem #23

Feb 062015


  • 62,000 miles
As I am driving I can hear a cracking noise coming from the sunroof they found it was a weld that had broken loose after some research I've realized that many other Toyota owners are having the same issue. Toyota does not see it as a defect which does not make sense if the weld they placed is not holding shouldn't they reweld it? well they won't and the noise gets louder and more consistent. They also made a part to fix this they called it a "sunroof silencer kit". now they even told me they have to drop the headliner get to the weld and install a shim which will pretty much make the noise go away. They refused to do it under my extended warranty.

- Pomona , CA, USA

problem #22

Dec 032014


  • 27,000 miles
Driver ran into rear end of truck with heavy duty trailer hitch. The frontend of the Camry sustained $5700 damage. The airbags did not deploy.

- Tulsa, OK, USA

problem #21

Jul 152014

Camry 4-cyl

  • 29,000 miles
When slowly going over a bump or unlevel ground, the body seems to flex and make loud noises. The noise comes from areas of the roof area extending from the moon roof to the rear of the car, and also from the passenger side rear of the car. It gives the sensation of broken welds.

- East Amherst, NY, USA

problem #20

Jan 232015

Camry 4-cyl

  • 33,000 miles
Request contact with investigators regarding air bag deployment failure following front end collision in 2012 Toyota Camry. Vehicle had passed recall service last year. My wife was struck in the left front and quarter area by negligent driver during a snowstorm on 1/23/2015. She was unable to apply brakes. The air bags did not deploy. So far, the primary appraisal is $4,600 in damages to drivers door, left front panel, left wheel well and drive train, the entire front bumper, right front quarter panel, hood, and roof pillars. The tear down is in progress for supplemental appraisal. Air bags failed to deploy. After the accident, she called and I advised her to access winter survival kit. She said the engine ran and used the heat until the police arrived. When my wife stepped out of the car to meet the police, she slipped onto black ice and fell onto her lower back and pelvis. Her physician evaluation is currently in progress. The responsible party's insurance company and claim number is:nationwide 321-301 gb. My insurance company and claim number is: Anpac 16A2vj879 I have provided a report to Toyota corporation and they said an inspector will be involved. That claim number is: Toyota [xxx]. thank you. Information redacted pursuant to the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA), 5 U.S.C. 552(B)(6).┐

- Lexington, KY, USA

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