SE CVT vs. XLE colors

Similar colors in both models:

  • Blizzard Pearl
  • Classic Silver Metallic
  • Barcelona Red Metallic
  • Super White
  • Celestite
  • Black Sand Pearl
  • Blueprint

Colors available in SE CVT only:

SE CVT vs. XLE interiors

Interior options for SE CVT

Interior options for XLE

SE CVT vs. XLE exterior features

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE exterior common features
2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE exterior common features

Similar features in both models:

  • High-grade LED headlights
  • Color-keyed outside door handles
  • Color-keyed roof-mounted shark-fin antenna

Wheels

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Wheels comparision
left: SE CVT standart wheels (a same feature from XSE model shown), right: XLE standart wheels

SE CVT

  • 18-in. machined alloy wheels with dark gray-painted accents and P225/40R18 tires

XLE

  • 16-in. alloy wheels and P205/55R16 tires

Taillights

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Taillights comparision
left: SE CVT standart taillights, right: XLE standart taillights

SE CVT

  • LED tail and stoplights with smoked sport trim

XLE

  • LED tail and stoplights

Front grill

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Front grill comparision
left: SE CVT standart front grill, right: XLE standart front grill (a same feature from Hybrid LE model shown)

SE CVT

  • Sport mesh dark gray metallic front grille

XLE

  • Black front grille with sport mesh insert

Other exterior features features

SE CVT

  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) accent lighting
  • Dark gray metallic sport side rocker panels and color-keyed rear spoiler
  • Color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with turn signal indicators
  • Available: Color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with turn signal and blind spot warning indicators
  • Dual chrome-tipped exhaust

XLE

  • Available: Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS)
  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
  • Color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with turn signal and blind spot warning indicators

SE CVT vs. XLE interior features

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE interior common features
2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE interior common features

Similar features in both models:

  • Metallic interior trim with chrome interior door handles and color-keyed door panel piping
  • 60/40 split fold-down rear seat with center armrest and two cup holders
  • Two front and two rear cup holders

Front seats

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Front seats comparision
left: SE CVT standart front seats, right: XLE standart front seats

SE CVT

  • Premium sport seats with sport fabric inserts with 6-way adjustable driver’s seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket

XLE

  • SofTex-trimmed heated front sport seats with sport fabric inserts; 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat with power lumbar support; and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat and seatback pocket
  • Heated driver’s and front passenger seats

Other interior features features

SE CVT

  • Available: Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade

XLE

  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade

SE CVT vs. XLE multimedia & convinience

Similar features in both models:

  • Variable intermittent windshield wipers
  • Automatic climate control with dust and pollen filter and push-button controls
  • Front and Console USB 2.0 ports

Audio & Multimedia

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Audio & Multimedia comparision
left: SE CVT (a same feature from SE (6MT) model shown), right: XLE available Premium Audio with Dynamic Navigation and JBL w/Clari-Fi— includes 9 speakers, subwoofer and amplifier, 8-in. touch-screen

SE CVT

  • Audio — includes 6 speakers, 8-in. touch-screen
  • Available: Audio Plus—includes 8-in. touch-screen, Sirius XM, HD Radio
  • Available: Audio Plus and JBL w/Clari-Fi—- includes 9 speakers, subwoofer and amplifier, 8-in. touch-screen

XLE

  • Audio Plus—includes 8-in. touch-screen, Sirius XM, HD Radio
  • Available: Premium Audio with Dynamic Navigation and JBL w/Clari-Fi— includes 9 speakers, subwoofer and amplifier, 8-in. touch-screen

Instrument cluster

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Instrument cluster comparision
left: SE CVT standart instrument cluster (a same feature from LE model shown), right: XLE standart instrument cluster

SE CVT

  • 4.2-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

XLE

  • 7-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

Steering wheel

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Steering wheel comparision
left: SE CVT standart steering wheel (a same feature from XSE model shown), right: XLE standart steering wheel

SE CVT

  • Leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic 3-spoke steering wheel with paddle shifters

XLE

  • Leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic 3-spoke steering wheel

Other multimedia & convinience features

SE CVT

  • Multi-function in-key remote keyless entry system with lock, unlock, panic and trunk-release functions and remote illuminated entry
  • Available: Smart Key System on front doors and trunk with Push Button Start, remote keyless entry system with lock, two-stage unlock, panic and trunk-release functions

XLE

  • Smart Key System on front doors and trunk with Push Button Start, remote keyless entry system with lock, two-stage unlock, panic and trunk-release functions

SE CVT vs. XLE safety & driving

Similar features in both models:

  • Toyota Safety Sense 2.0 (TSS 2.0) with Full-Speed Range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC)

SE CVT vs. XLE tech details

Similar features in both models:

  • Ultra Low Emission Vehicle II (ULEV-II)
  • Temporary tire

Transmission

2020 Toyota Corolla SE CVT vs XLE Transmission comparision
left: SE CVT standart transmission, right: XLE standart transmission (a same feature from LE model shown)

SE CVT

  • Dynamic-Shift Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with physical First-launch gear

XLE

  • Continuously Variable Transmission with intelligence and Shift Mode (CVTi-S)

Other tech details features

SE CVT

  • 2.0-Liter 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve with Valvematic technology; 169 hp @ 6600 rpm, 151 lb.-ft. @ 4400 rpm

XLE

  • 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder DOHC 16-Valve with Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i); 139 hp @ 6100 rpm; 126 lb.-ft. @ 3900 rpm

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