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by Elizabeth Frank

Updated: August 09, 2021

XLE vs. L - [ 2020 A]

Toyota Corolla executive luxury edition and entry level models comparision

XLE vs. L exterior

2020 Toyota Corolla

Blueprint 2020 Toyota Corolla XLE Exterior photo

Shared features in both models:

Headlights

LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

Taillights

LED tail and stoplights

Front grill

Black front grille with sport mesh insert

Exterior details

Color-keyed outside door handles

Exterior details

Color-keyed roof-mounted shark-fin antenna

Headlights difference

XLE

High-grade LED headlights

Available: Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS)

L

LED headlights

The available Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS) follows your front wheels when you turn for enhanced visibility at night. Enhanced efficiency. Corolla's headlights feature LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and its LED taillights light up with an iconic look.

Headlights XLE vs L  comparision 2020 Toyota Corolla

left: XLE standart headlights, right: L standart headlights (a same feature from LE model shown)

Other exterior features difference

XLE

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

Color-keyed heated power outside mirrors with turn signal and blind spot warning indicators

L

15-in. styled steel wheels and P195/65R15 tires

Color-keyed power outside mirrors

Yet, they had to maintain ample space for practical, real-world use.

XLE vs. L interior

2020 Toyota Corolla

MACADAMIA BEIGE SOFTEX in 2020 Toyota Corolla XLE Interior photo

Features difference

XLE

Metallic interior trim with chrome interior door handles and color-keyed door panel piping

Available: Ambient lighting

Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade

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

60/40 split fold-down rear seat with center armrest and two cup holders

Two front and two rear cup holders

L

Fabric-trimmed 6-way adjustable driver's seat and 4-way adjustable front passenger seat

60/40 split fold-down rear seat

These descriptors, seemingly from the luxury car realm, inspired designers’ efforts when visualizing Corolla sedan’s cabin. The result is called “sensuous minimalism”.

XLE vs. L multimedia & convinience

2020 Toyota Corolla

MACADAMIA BEIGE SOFTEX in 2020 Toyota Corolla XLE Interior photo

Instrument cluster difference

XLE

7-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

L

4.2-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

With the larger display, the driver can switch between analog and digital speedometer styles. Large, colorful and, most importantly, practical, Corolla Hybrid's instrument cluster 7-in. MID screen brings safety alerts, vehicle health information and more into your line of sight while you drive.

Instrument cluster XLE vs L  comparision 2020 Toyota Corolla

left: XLE standart instrument cluster, right: L standart instrument cluster (a same feature from LE model shown)

Steering wheel difference

XLE

Leather-trimmed tilt/telescopic 3-spoke steering wheel

L

Tilt/telescopic 3-spoke steering wheel

Even your fingertips will feel the difference when you grab hold of Corolla's available leather-wrapped steering wheel. Corolla's available mounted paddle shifters let you shift gears without letting go of the wheel.

Steering wheel XLE vs L  comparision 2020 Toyota Corolla

left: XLE standart steering wheel, right: L standart steering wheel (a same feature from LE model shown)

Other multimedia & convinience features difference

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

Variable intermittent windshield wipers

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

Automatic climate control with dust and pollen filter and push-button controls

Available: Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging

Front and Console USB 2.0 ports

L

Audio — includes 6 speakers, 7-in. touch-screen

Intermittent windshield wipers

Air conditioning with dust and pollen filter

Front USB 2.0 port

What you don’t get in the 2020 Corolla sedan is noise.

XLE vs. L safety & driving

2020 Toyota Corolla

MACADAMIA BEIGE SOFTEX in 2020 Toyota Corolla XLE Interior photo

Shared features in both models:

Safety systems

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

All Corolla sedan models come equipped with a standard backup camera..

XLE vs. L tech details

2020 Toyota Corolla

Blueprint 2020 Toyota Corolla XLE Exterior photo

Shared features in both models:

Engine

1.8L / 139hp

Transmission

CVT

Mechanical

Ultra Low Emission Vehicle II (ULEV-II)

Mechanical

Temporary tire

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