6th Generation (2007—2011) Camry Problems

This generations ranks 86th out of 86 Toyota generations in reliability and will be a constant headache to anyone who owns one. Owners have the most complaints about the engine (52%), interior (16%), and the brakes (6%). We've listed some of the most recent complaints below, see them all on CarComplaints.com.

  1. Excessive Oil Consumption 664 complaints at an average of 98,876 miles in the 2007 Toyota Camry.
  2. Burning Oil 224 complaints at an average of 110,635 miles in the 2007 Toyota Camry.
  3. Defective Exterior Paint 14 complaints at an average of 21,581 miles in the 2009 Toyota Camry.

What Camry Year is Most Reliable?

Generations are a good baseline for prediciting reliability, but there will almost always be year-to-year differences. We've calculated a reliability score for each model year within this generation, but we've based that score on how the model year compares to all Toyota model years.

Watch out for the 2007 model year which has the highest PainRank™ score in this generation.

Year Complaints Recalls TSBs PainRank (?)
2011 156 5 260 38.49
2010 136 9 273 15.6
2009 428 10 295 69.62
2008 231 8 280 46.89
2007 955 10 301 92.52

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