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by Elizabeth Frank

Updated: March 22, 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 sporty SE and XSE grades use triple J-shaped clearance lamps with LED light guides along with LED turn signals, creating a unique design signature. The available Adaptive Front-lighting System (AFS) provides a wider field of light and steers the low beam in the direction of the turn, based on steering angle and vehicle speed.

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

Toyota shook up the midsize sedan ranks with the new-generation Camry, and now the compact sedan segment is in for a jolt with the 2020 Corolla sedan.

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

It’s equal parts sporty and elegant, and, as always, Corolla-comfortable and durable.

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

A neat instrument panel lends an open, harmonious feeling thanks to its slimmer upper surface, with character lines that interlock with the door trim to convey an airy atmosphere. The Corolla sedan comes standard with a 4.2-inch thin film transistor (TFT) Multi-Information Display (MID), with an available 7-inch MID located between the high-grade tachometer and speedometer.

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

A light touch on either lever gives you lightning-fast gear changes for a more spirited drive. 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

The inner and outer dash silencers are thicker.

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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