really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,447 miles

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problem #33

Nov 202017


  • miles
Takata recall. Whenever I engages the brake or slow down and try to continue driving the car hesitates and jerks and it does this from day 1 that bought the car

- Bunnlevel, NC, USA

problem #32

Aug 012018


  • miles
1. every time I back out of my driveway my brakes squeak very loudly. 2. the transmission never knows what gear to be in while driving and will clunk in and out of gear while in motion. 3. has a terrible burning smell of plastic and oil like when the car engine is hot. 4. drive side cabin has a constant antifreeze smell while running the A/C 5. the engine has a horrible load knocking noise while running. It sounds like a very old car. 6. I don't know what's wrong with the acceleration of the car or if it was designed this way but the 3-5 sec delay is dangerous I have complained about each one of these items to the Toyota dealer in gastonia nc at the 5 mile, 10mile and 15mile service and each time the dealer just tells me its fine and that's normal.

- Shelby, NC, USA

problem #31

Apr 022019


  • 15,000 miles
Defective transmission: 1: car hesitates to speed up from a full stop or while in motion. 2: RPM's go over 3000 before car reacts (2-3 seconds delay), dangerous specially when taking curves or merging into traffic (highways, fast traffic roads). 3: I feel a "hiccup" like movement while in motion (sometimes). 4: car hesitates to shift or shifts whit excessive power. 5: downshifts and loss of acceleration (it happens erratically) 6: I heard a soft metal-to-metal "knock" sound when I lift my foot from gas pedal while in motion. Until now this are the symptoms I'm experiencing with my 2018 Camry 4-cyl, certainly something I wasn't expecting from a Toyota product. The unpredictable behavior of this car is dangerous, I never know when is going to response as it should do or when I'll have to floor it so it can rev up and finally move.

- Pompano Beach, FL, USA

problem #30

Jan 112019


  • 9,500 miles
Blindspot not working on passenger side. I took my car to Toyota in for service today. I informed them about this issue. They informed me that they cannot duplicate this issue. I sent them pictures of the blind spot coming on at random time or not coming on at all. The photo attached was me driving down a two lane road and it coming on, which shouldn┐T be happening at all. I even have a 15 second video of me passing an 18 wheeler. As I passed this vehicle on my right the warning light never came on. The dealer again told me if it doesn┐T happen to them then they can┐T replace this under warranty. This car was bought brand new and now has 19,650 miles.

- Kannapolis, NC, USA

problem #29

Jun 252018


  • 500 miles
Shortly after purchase, driver side door window/lock/mirror control panel popped-out easily, when window control up was activated. Fortunately, I was stationary at the time, so I wasn't driving and startled/distracted by it (I.e., potential safety issue). Appears to be a retainer clip issue. I reported it to local Toyota dealership, who couldn't fix it, so I shimmed the clip, and haven't had an issue, since, though it may not be easy to extract, should the need arise! no such issue with passenger side control panel. Uploaded images extracted from mov video, should you wish to review it, available upon request via E-mail (I'd have to upload it to my website, because it's a huge file).

- Commack, NY, USA

problem #28

Jan 162019


  • 5,500 miles
8 speed transmission the transmission performs poorly, regularly stalling between shifts, causing a lag in acceleration. It can't seem to pick a gear, leaving the vehicle stalled briefly, while the accelerator is depressed. Once, at a large intersection, in a high traffic area, from a stop, I attempted a right turn. The car stalled, while I depressed the accelerator, causing a mild panic, as I was confronted with an 18 wheeler attempting to turn into my lane. The car eventually accelerated, getting me out of the way, in a harried and frustrated huff at the poor performance of this new car. The transmission does not mis-perform upon every single shift of the gears, but there will be mis-performance occurring on every single trip taken in the car.

- Olive Branch, MS, USA

problem #27

Jan 292019


  • miles
This is a sw bug in the map navigation setup that is dangerous. This Camry has a freeway map mode setup where the screen can be set for 50% map + 50% freeway exits. The mode can also be setup for 100% map if that is preferred. This setting can only be set in the context of driving on the freeway. The default setting is the 50-50 map mode. The real problem is that the setting alway reverts back to the default setting through turning the car off and on. The setting does not get stored in non-volatile memory. The driver must reset the map-mode every time, and they must do it while driving at freeway speeds. This is dangerious!

- Plymouth, MN, USA

problem #26

Dec 162018


  • 555 miles
On December 6, 2018, I purchased a 2018 Camry with 65 miles. I am writing to you regarding my accelerator pedal problem. This letter also documents the second incident with the accelerator pedal. The first incident occurred in a parking lot and left me stranded for 4 hours and then without a car for a day. The second incident occurred while I was making a right turn in traffic and the car issued a master warning light, a warning buzzer, and a message on the multi-information display that quickly disappeared. Something is wrong with the accelerator control system or pedal itself. This is a safety issue. The following information is provided to help diagnose and fix the problem. On the fourth incident, I have a video that clearly shows there is an accelerator problem. In three of the four incidents, I was backing up in "R" and noticed there was no accelerator pedal, placed car in "D" and still no accelerator pedal than it would just go. If the car is unable to accelerate either in a turn or in any situation, than an accident or death could occur. Currently car is at a Toyota dealer. Toyota did nothing on the first two visits, as there were "no codes" and would do nothing unless a code was present. I provided them with a video of the fourth incident and it seems they might be a bit more interested.

- Alviso, CA, USA

problem #25

Oct 302018


  • 50 miles
This is my third Toyota car that I buy as a brand new car and I was so excited about grtting a 2018 Camry SE but am very disspoint it with this situation man so this is whats happening to the car the vehicle has issues with the transmission there are times when the car can┐T seem to decide what gear to pick and when to engage it resulting in a second or two of dead acceleration once the vehicle decides what to do, it sends an excessive amount of power to the wheels with unintended acceleration rates. This has been an issue since I bought the car so please let me know what we can do because I dont like how this brand new transmission works. 2.the second pronlem is that that car start shaking when am going over 70 miles per hour on the highway and I know exactly that is not with balance and not alighnmrnt because idont feel the steering wheel shaking I fell the shaking is comming from the engine I can guaranteed U that is coming from there because when I stop accelareting it goes away but once I accelerate again starts that vibration again so Toyota needs to be more specific and making sure that they┐re customer are 100%% happy with their car and stop testing this brand news platform with the people money because I can telk U that at least 40 percent of the people they are regreting of buying this car just because this kinda of problem so I wish theres a remedy tgat Toyota it might xonsidering to fix this inds of problem which I hate about it St all

- Atlanta, GA, USA

problem #24

Oct 082018


  • 2,000 miles
3 times the collision prevention stop working while I was driving at the high way. You have to turn the car off and then turn it on to for the collision prevention system to work again. And this is so dangerous. The transmission sometimes glitch and not working properly and shifits like crazy. I feel it sometimes that car sounds not right because it should shift smoothly. Air condition when it on cold the fan can give good air streem which is good but when it on heat the fan is so slow and it doesn't give good air streaming. I was trying to find a way to report this to generate recall but I didn't know how until I found your website.

- Southfield, MI, USA

problem #23

Oct 072018


  • 3,000 miles
I purchased this car 08/2018 we are now in 10/2018 I have 3K miles on it and it rides rough, sounds like an old car, loud rattly, it just keeps getting worst taking the car today to Toyota bennett in allentown pa today because when making complete stops at a light it jumps forward, the transmission jerks, transmission seems confused it takes a long time to pick up for example when entering a highway and trying to catch up to speed takes long, at a stop light almost got rear ended a few times cause the car just wont move quick enough.

- Allentown, PA, USA

problem #22

Aug 012018


  • 10,000 miles
Car front grill design is so poor that damage caused by normal road debris already punctured my ac condense leaking freon / ac coolant to release in to environment /harming environment as well as increasing repair cost. 2 times in last 6 months I have relapsed my front ac condenser due to stick of wood or pebble going through front grill easily and puncturing.

- Chipley, FL, USA

problem #21

Sep 122018


  • 3,249 miles
Pre-collision system malfunction. Vehicle was in motion when indicator lights started warning of problems with pre-collision warning system.

- Freeport, NY, USA

problem #20

Sep 062018


  • 8,871 miles
This is the second windshield I have had since buying my car in late March 2018. Each time they repair shop says the windshield is so thin. As I am sitting waiting on my repair. Two other people with 2018 Toyota Camry's also comes in for their 2nd windshield. It seems to be a severe glitch in the make of these windshields and this is a potentially hazardous situation. Please evaluate this immediately.

- Lithonia, GA, USA

problem #19

Jan 022018


  • miles
Takata recall. I just bought a brand new car 8/20/2018, Toyota Camry SE 2018. And my concern is if my car is one of the engine problem and oversized pistols recall?

- Tacoma, WA, USA

problem #18

Apr 022018


  • 11,000 miles
Traveling down the highway at 70 mph with no traffic around and sunroof blew out. Weather was clear and it was approximately 5:30am. Glass flew through the cabin of the car and caused minor cuts on driver's head and arms.

- Texarkana, TX, USA

problem #17

Apr 172018


  • miles
I bought a 2018 toyoya Camry SE in April and I have been having problems ever since. The etune radio system does not work properly with my phone. I have to reconnect my phone to the car while I'm driving to get my music to play after a phone call. The air conditioning doesn't cool properly, at times I have to set it on "low" in order to get it to cool. Other times, I can have it set on 80 and it cools. When I park my car and get out, I can smell radiator fluid. The acceleration doesn't' work properly. Some times I press the gas and the car takes off smooth, other times it doesn't. there is a gap in time between me pressing the gas and the car actually taking off.

- Little Rock, AR, USA

problem #16

Jun 212018


  • 8,225 miles
Collision detection engages when no one close to front of vehicle at high speed. Our 2018 Camry engaged the collision detection at about 65 mph on I-85 in atlanta and about wrecked us. No one was even close to the front the vehicle or stopping or stopped and it locked the brakes up solid for like 5-10 seconds. The vehicles behind us almost rear ended us from it engaging without warning. It scared the living piss out my wife and I. we wont even drive it on the interstate any more or closely follow someone. The vehicle needs fixed before someone gets killed in it. I'm just reporting it now because I been given this website by a lawyer.

- Hoschton, GA, USA

problem #15

Jan 012018


  • miles
I overall love my new Camry xse except for two things: 1-the feedback on the hands free phone is so bad no one will talk to me hands free except my family. There is a horrible echo that makes it extremely difficult for the person calling me to hear me. They state all they can hear primarily is the echo of their own voice. When an issue is so bad that the hands free system-which is meant to improve safety while driving-that you never use it, it seems like a safety issue to me. I see multiple complaints from almost everyone regarding this same issue. 2-about 1 out of 20 times I get a call, it comes through with a very strange ringing sound that will not stop until I stop the car & turn it off then on again. I have video of this happening (I don't believe I can attach a video here but I do have it) and I also cannot answer the call at all-it will ring nonstop for over 30 minutes if I don't pull over and stop/restart my car. Both of these issues are extremely annoying considering the money I paid for the car, I didn't except these types of issues.

- Webster, TX, USA

problem #14

Apr 152018


  • miles
Excessive wind noise in drivers side door window. I've only had the car for a month. Goins is known for this and didn't expect Toyota had the same issue.

- Concord, NC, USA

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