really awful
Crashes / Fires:
4 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
3 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,951 miles

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problem #43

Aug 312019


  • 31,000 miles
Today Aug 31 2019, I test drove the above vehicle. 2 things I noticed during driving. 1). at start up there was a very audible ticking sound at the front end of the engine. It was much more audible when the hood was raised, and it stopped after approximately 30 seconds with only a familiar ticking sound of the 4 cylnder engine once it stopped 2). Most important - during acceleration from a stop, the vehicle seemed to bogg down, and feel like the fuel was not feeding properly, or the transmission was slipping. Once the vehicle reached 15 mph or so, it seemed to drive normal. I did not have a chance to drive on the freeway, only city streets. The acceleration should be of major concern.

- Henderson, NV, USA

problem #42

Aug 022019


  • 49,000 miles
The radar sensor continuously malfunctions and turns itself off. Initially thought by the dealer to be due to rain, even during sunny conditions it malfunctions. The car has to be turned off and turned back on to get radar speed control to work again. I have taken you dealer and they said this is normal and has no fix. This shouldnżT be occurring unless their is a direct blockage of radar signal on the sensor.

- Raeford, NC, USA

problem #41

Aug 052019


  • 6,500 miles
Vehicle is shuttering at stop signs and has a major lag in acceleration which has lead to some close calls merging onto the freeway and pulling into traffic.

- Oregon City, OR, USA

problem #40

Jul 282019


  • 45,000 miles
In motion: Today 7/28/2019 while pulling out in traffic the car would not accelerate and I looked down in the gear shift drive and neutral was lit and the netrula was flashing. Next, the check engine light appeared, and the dash start flashing star inflation malfunction and see a dealer immediately. I just purchased. My granddaughter was in the car this was very dangerous and scary.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #39

Jul 112019


  • 34,000 miles
After slowing down or completely stopping, my car stalls as I reaccelerate. When I slow down (I.e to turn, etc) and then reaccelerate the car stalls, slow to gain speed, and at times even jerks slightly- this mainly occurs when I slow down and then reaccelerate on an incline (I.e getting on a bridge). If I am stopped completely at a light, etc, the car delays upon acceleration, and will kick-in after a couple seconds, also, if I attempt to increase my speed suddenly (I.e to pass another vehicle quickly to prevent being rear-ended!) the time to accelerate is delayed. The gas pedal does not stick, but seems to be a delay in changing gears or something. I drive ~120 miles a day, mostly multi-lane roadways, and in heavily trafficked areas with many tourists and young drivers. I encounter many irresponsible speeders everyday, and sometimes I need to get out of their way asap to avoid being run over! this is my 4th Toyota in 20 years, and a regrettable purchase. This issue started about 1 month after purchasing, and I have experienced it everyday since.

- Saraland, AL, USA

problem #38

Mar 082019


  • 17,500 miles
This vehicle gave me problems from the beginning. To begin, it began breaking me in the middle of the road going about 45-50 mph. This continued to happen and my Toyota dealer told me that I was a liar. I continued to drive the car, unknowing when it would stop me in the middle of traffic again. It then had electrical problems because the dashboard and radio would go black while I was driving; my air conditioner would stop as well. Also, I was driving on an interstate alone with my cruise control on and it kept breaking me and telling me that there was another car in front of me. This continued for about 30 minutes of constant driving (picture below). The last thing that happened to me in this car was that the lane assist would pull me out of my lane and into another when trying to correct between lines. This happened a few times and Toyota would do nothing about it. My mother was driving my car one day about 75 mph on an interstate and it pulled her off the road to the left. This car gave me nothing but trouble since purchasing it brand new. My car started this trouble within 5 months of me owning the vehicle and Toyota provided no assistance. I was very upset and disappointed that I chose this car above others. I hope Toyota will do their job and fix these problems so another Camry driver may not experience what I, unfortunately, had to.

- Henagar, AL, USA

problem #37

May 242019


  • 32,000 miles
The car applied the brakes very hard while traveling down a major thoroughfare with no objects or other vehicles nearby. I was running around 50mph and the collision avoidance activated and the car slowed to nearly 20mph.

- Advance, NC, USA

problem #36

Mar 012018


  • 50 miles
I purchased my Toyota 2018 Camry SE with 4 miles on it. Almost immediately I noticed that the car has major problems accelerating. While resuming driving, from a stop sign or red light and merging on to a highway, when I press the gas pedal the car has a major delay in acceleration. It makes a loud revving noise like a sports car when I put my foot on the gas, and the car does not take off when pressing the gas pedal. It is a major delay.its very slow, and you barely move while the car is making a tremendous and embarrassing amount of loud noise. In order to try and avoid being hit by oncoming traffic, I press the gas pedal to the floor, and at this time I don't know what will happen. Its totally random. I could take off out of sync with pressing the gas too quickly, or barely move at all. This is hazardous. I have complained to the service department twice at the Toyota dealership, that I purchased my car with no resolution. The dealership said both times, that they test drove my car and said nothing was wrong with the car. Please do a recall on this car for our own safety.

- Rocky Point, NC, USA

problem #35

Sep 032018


  • 500 miles
For whatever reason, Toyota made the engine control software very slow to react to throttle inputs. If you are driving and stomp on the gas, there can be as much as a 1.5 second delay before the engine tries to do something. This can be pretty dangerous such as when you are trying to merge into traffic or move so someone doesn't hit you. Never drove a car that had such a delay unless it had a turbo, but the Camry responds even slower (Camry does not have a turbo). I;ve had the car for 7 months...it has always been like this and it seems to be a very comon complaint.

- Walled Lake, MI, USA

problem #34

Jan 032019


  • 3,500 miles
Takata recall: When accelerating and deaccelerating the vehicle I noticed the transmission shifts really rough and makes the car jerky like it's going to stall out. Do not feel safe at all with my brand new car driving this way. Iżve had the car for 7 months and want to get rid of it as soon as possible for this rough ride experience!

- Georgetown, KY, USA

problem #33

Nov 012018


  • miles
While driving, with or without cruise control on the freeway, the transmission is extremely jerky. Any sort of incline seems to highlight the issue even further! I have taken it to the dealer, only for them to tell me nothing is wrong. But what would I know, even though I drive it 110 miles a day. The problem has also occurred from takeoff from a stop sign or stop light. The RPM's want to jump and the pedal is very touchy. I really hate the transmission jerking this hard when IżM driving 75-80 on the interstate. I also didnt want to pay this much for the Camry, which I hold in high regard, only for this to continue happening on a daily basis. I had it looked at with around 6K miles and now I have 13K on the car, with zero improvement. Toyota, please acknowledge and fix this issue for all owners experiencing this problem!

- New Harmony, IN, USA

problem #32

Jan 262019


  • miles
I have had constant problems with my 2018 Camry since purchasing May 2018. My car is always jerking as I accelerate and when I'm driving in town, feels like I'm getting rear-ended and hesitating on highway when I have to accelerate into traiffic which is very dangerous when the car won't get up and go. I have had it to the dealer several times. They reset the computer because it can save settings from previous drivers. That didn't help. They told me that it's a different transmission and it takes few seconds for the computer to communicate back to transmission. This is a very unsafe feature. The car is super loud and rough feeling with the tires. I feel like I'm driving an old vehicle from the 80's. the entune app has constant issues of not loading or recognizing my phone. Tire pressure light comes on all the time and pressure tests fine at dealer. Maintenance light comes on every 5000 miles for tire check and oil only needs changed 10000. Maintenance light should be separate from oil change so you know which one needs done.

- Chapin, SC, USA

problem #31

Jan 242019


  • 45,000 miles
Car is often jumpy after accelerating from a complete stop or accelerating after slowing down. I will push the gas pedal down, and there will be a slight delay before the car selects the proper gear, often resulting in the car lurching forward. This only happens in town, not on the highway, and seems to happen more often after turning. And it doesn't happen all the time, but enough for me to take notice after having the car for a month.

- Clive, IA, USA

problem #30

Aug 242018


  • 2,500 miles
Engine is very loud, acceleration fine one minute and the next minute I try to accelerate it doesn't even want to go anywhere I consider this a very serious issue being that I try to accelerate out into traffic. And it wants to stall and loses acceleration for 1 or 2 seconds. Which is very dangerous being that I'm stuck there and oncoming traffic for that. Of time and then I have to step on it way way more than what I should have to get out of harm's way. These incidents take place on the city streets not the highway. Only in the beginning of accelerating.

- Surprise, AZ, USA

problem #29

Dec 102018


  • 3,000 miles
The crash detector system stop working for the first 15 minutes of driving it happen multiple times I was driving 40 mile per hour

- Southfield, MI, USA

problem #28

Oct 102018


  • 5,600 miles
The contact owned a 2018 Toyota Camry. While driving various low speeds in a 30-car garage facility, the vehicle independently accelerated without warning while pulling into a parking spot. The vehicle crashed into a wall and bounced back approximately 30 feet, striking a nearby parking column. The contact stated that the automatic ABS became inoperative during the failure. The air bags did not deploy. A police report was filed. The vehicle was towed to a salvage lot where it was deemed destroyed by the insurance company. The contact suffered severe bruising and bleeding from the driver's seat belt across the left side of the chest. Medical attention was required. The manufacturer was made aware of the crash and sent an engineer on November 14, 2018 to remove the computer system from the vehicle for further analysis. In addition, the contact was provided with case number: 810130693. The failure mileage was 5,600.

- Salem, MA, USA

problem #27

Oct 012018


  • 6,000 miles
I tried to cross a busy highway and the car hesitated for 2 or 3 seconds before beginning a very sluggish acceleration that put me in danger of being hit by oncoming high speed traffic. It has done this twice, and the second time I pushed the accelerator to the floor for several seconds with no response. In both instances the car was going about 3 mph when I attempted to accelerate. The internet is loaded with hundreds of complaints about this problem.

- Lindsay, CA, USA

problem #26

Jul 142018


  • miles
It seems that the transmission is not working right...the car can't decide when to accelerate and keeps jumping through...this happens from a stop or while you're driving..I tried to accelerate and car was "deciding" to move forward or not...it can happen in motion, stationary, turning....I don't feel safe at all driving my 7 months 2018 Toyota Camry....dealer solution=none...they just say the computer is not showing anything while I have to be worried about the car...

- San Antonio, TX, USA

problem #25

Oct 082018


  • 5,500 miles
While traveling at highway speeds with the cruise control setup, the vehicle will slow down suddenly without warning. There are no vehicles in front of the vehicle when this happens.

- Anniston, AL, USA

problem #24

Sep 012018


  • 2,000 miles
The contact owns a 2018 Toyota Camry. While driving various speeds, the vehicle would not immediately accelerate when the accelerator pedal was depressed. The contact stated that the failure usually occurred while making a turn. The vehicle also experienced unintended acceleration. The failures were not diagnosed or repaired. An unknown dealer and the manufacturer were notified of the failures, but no assistance was offered. The failure mileage was 2,000. The VIN was invalid.

- Murphy, OR, USA

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