Known for a pliant ride, quiet cabin, and coddling passenger accommodations, the updated Camry continues to deliver smooth, dependable transportation that skews toward comfort and convenience. Over 400,000 Camrys a year hit the streets, making it the top-selling car in America, suggesting that Toyota's doing something right.
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There are 3 recalls on this vehicle. Learn More.

Reliability

Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how used vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system.

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Reliability indicates how models have performed in the past, providing the basis for predicting how the vehicles will hold up in the year ahead. These charts provide the most comprehensive reliability information available to consumers. Based on information received from our latest subscriber survey for about 420,000 vehicles, our reliability history charts give you a rundown on how 2000 through 2019 vehicles are holding up in 17 potential trouble spots, ranging from the engine, transmission, and brakes to power equipment and the electrical system. NA indicates that we did not receive a large enough sample size to provide data for a specific year. An X indicates that the vehicle was not manufactured for a specific year.

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Owner Reported Trouble Spots

The Reliability score is based on our latest subscriber survey of 2017 Toyota Camry owners. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle.

Body Integrity

Squeaks, rattles, wind noises, loose or cracked seals and/or weather-stripping, air and water leaks.

What Owners Say

"Small rocking noise from front passenger seat, if unoccupied. Dull vibrational rattle when going over rough road; body does not feel solid like my 16 year old Passat"

Anonymous, NJ (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"A persistent click or rattle in the dashboard when temperatures drop below freezing. Also, the metal bar above the glove compartment has a slight rattle"

Anonymous, OH (2017 Toyota Camry SE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Passenger door rattles"

Peter F., VA (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"Rattles at highway speed emanating from the dash area. Also when going over bumps the moonroof "POPS". Issues were resolved under warranty by adding sound deadening material to the dash and a silencer kit to the moonroof"

Anonymous, NJ (2017 Toyota Camry XSE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"i bought this car because the magazine said it was quiet. you can hear the road noise as well as the wind noise"

Anonymous, TX (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 3.5-L V6)

"Highway noise at 70 mph"

Anonymous, MI (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Paint/Trim

Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling), loose interior and exterior trim or moldings, rust.

What Owners Say

Loose exterior trim or moldings

"I'm not sure if the apparent looseness of the trim and/or moldings was caused by interior or exterior problems. Nonetheless, during the first significant rainstorm, water just poured into the car. I contacted the dealership and to date, no one has returned my call"

Anonymous, MA (2017 Toyota Camry SE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Loose interior trim or moldings

"The very first major rainstorm, water literally poured through the ceiling onto the interior floor"

Anonymous, MA (2017 Toyota Camry SE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Paint (fading, chalking, cracking, or peeling)

"Problem of tiny black spots surfacing in the back and the side of Camry"

Anonymous, FL (2017 Toyota Camry SE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"It chips off with the slightest hit of a pebble on the road"

Jorge R., PR (2017 Toyota Camry LE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Rust

"Dealer fixed right away but we were told they "fix" rust only once under warrenty. This was not rust proofed. Rust back tailgate under light. Hard to find until you are hand waxing. Not a stone chip"

Carol B., NY (2017 Toyota Camry LE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Body Hardware

Power or manual windows, locks and latches, tailgate, hatch or trunk, doors or sliding doors, mirrors, seat controls, safety belts, sunroof, convertible top.

What Owners Say

"As stated before"

Carol B., NY (2017 Toyota Camry LE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Windows

"Power Window on the passenger front side did not work from the controls on the drivers armrest. It did work from the switch on the passenger door. Dealer said that window was not initialized in the computer for the driver. They fixed it and it works fine now"

Anonymous, NC (2017 Toyota Camry LE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

"There is a popping noise when you move the window down. I had taken it to the dealer and was told the track was dirty and needed lubricating. When I picked up the car the window still does it and in the process the outside trim is loose now. I have not taken it back yet since I do not have time to do this yet"

Anonymous, NC (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Suspension

Shocks or struts, ball joints, tie rods, wheel bearings, alignment, steering linkage (includes rack and pinion), power steering (pumps and hoses, leaks), wheel balance, springs or torsion bars, bushings, electronic or air suspension.

What Owners Say

Alignment

"Car would pull to the right and would have to constantly correct steering slightly to the left"

Anonymous, CA (2017 Toyota Camry SE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)
Steering linkage (includes rack and pinion)

"Heard a rattle in the dashboard that I thought was minor. Turns out the steering shaft had to be replaced"

Anonymous, ON (2017 Toyota Camry LE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

In-car Electronics

CD or DVD players, radio, speakers, GPS, communication system (e.g., OnStar), display screen freezes or goes blank, phone pairing (e.g. Bluetooth), voice control commands, steering wheel controls, portable music device interface (e.g., iPod/MP3 player), backup or other camera/sensors.

What Owners Say

Phone pairing (e.g., Bluetooth)

"Terrible reception by the person being called. Sounds like it is breaking up during the whole call and dead spots occur during the conversation"

Anonymous, VA (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Climate System

Blower (fan) motor, A/C compressor, condenser, evaporator, heater system, automatic climate control, refrigerant leakage, electrical failure.

What Owners Say

Automatic climate control

"It seems to get colder with air conditioning"

Melvyn B., PA (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Electric System

Alternator, starter, hybrid battery and related systems, regular battery, battery cables, engine harness, coil, ignition switch, electronic ignition, distributor or rotor failure, spark plugs and wires failure.

What Owners Say

Exterior lights (other than headlights)

"Parking light bracket made of plastic broke"

Anonymous, IL (2017 Toyota Camry XLE 2.5-L 4 Cyl)

Engine Major

Engine rebuild or replacement, cylinder head, head gasket, turbo or supercharger, timing chain or timing belt.

Fuel System

Check engine light, sensors (includes O2 or oxygen sensor), emission control devices (includes EGR), engine computer, engine computer, fuel cap, fuel gauge/sender, fuel injection system, fuel pump, fuel leaks, stalling or hesitation.

Transmission Minor

Gear selector or linkage, leaks, transmission computer, transmission sensor or solenoid, clutch adjustment, rough shifting, slipping transmission.

Engine Minor

Accessory belts and pulleys, engine computer, engine mounts, engine knock or ping, oil leaks.

Exhaust

Muffler, pipes, catalytic converter, exhaust manifold, leaks.

Drive System

Driveshaft or axle, CV joint, differential, transfer case, 4WD/AWD components, driveline vibration, traction control, electronic stability control (ESC), electrical failure.

Engine Cooling

Radiator, cooling fan, antifreeze leaks, water pump, thermostat, overheating.

Brakes

Antilock system (ABS), parking brake, master cylinder, calipers, rotors, pulsation or vibration, squeaking, brake failure or wear.

Power Equipment

Cruise control, clock, warning lights, body control module, keyless entry, wiper motor or washer, tire pressure monitor, interior or exterior lights, horn, gauges, 12V power plug, remote engine start, alarm or security system

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This score shows whether the model had more or fewer problems overall than the average model of that year, calculated from the total number of problems reported by subscribers in all 17 trouble spots.
Recalls
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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Jun 28 2019
An incorrect label may lead to unintentionally overloading the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Toyota Camry, Corolla, Rav4, Sienna, and Yaris iA vehicles equipped with factory-installed floor mats. The load carrying capacity modification label may be incorrect. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."
What should you do:
SET will notify owners and provide a corrected label for placement over the inaccurate label, free of charge. The recall began August 23, 2019. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. SET's number for this recall is SET19A.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 19V503000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1325
TIRES:TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
May 02 2017
A spare tire that is not inflated to the proper value may not perform as intended, increasing the risk of a crash.
Summary:
Gulf States Toyota, Inc. (Gulf States) is recalling certain 2017 4Runner , 86, Avalon, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Corolla, Corolla iM, Highlander, Highlander Hybrid, Prius, Prius C, RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid, Sienna and Yaris vehicles. The spare tire air pressure was not adjusted to the proper pressure as stated on the Tire Pressure Label.
What should you do:
Gulf States will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the spare tires, adjusting their pressure as necessary, free of charge. The recall began June 15, 2017. Owners may contact Gulf States customer service at 1-800-444-1074. Toyota's number for this recall is 17R2.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 17V295000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 409
AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER
Dec 16 2016
If the air bag was installed with incorrect fasteners, the fasteners may become loose over time, affecting the air bag deployment and increasing the risk of injury.
Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Avalon, and 2017 Camry vehicles manufactured August 3, 2016, to September 12, 2016. The front passenger knee air bag module may have been attached to the lower instrument panel with incorrect fasteners.
What should you do:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fasteners, and if necessary, replace the instrument panel brace and body bracket and reattach the air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 8, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is G05.
For more information:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 16V906000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 12
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