XLE vs. SE CVT 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:

XLE vs. SE CVT interiors

Interior options for XLE

Interior options for SE CVT

XLE vs. SE CVT exterior

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

XLE

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

SE CVT

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

Taillights

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

XLE

  • LED tail and stoplights

SE CVT

  • LED tail and stoplights with smoked sport trim

Front grill

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

XLE

  • Black front grille with sport mesh insert

SE CVT

  • Sport mesh dark gray metallic front grille

Other exterior features

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

  • LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) accent lighting
  • 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

XLE vs. SE CVT interior

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

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

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

Other interior features

XLE

  • Available: Ambient lighting
  • Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade

SE CVT

  • Available: Power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade

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

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

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

Instrument cluster

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

XLE

  • 7-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

SE CVT

  • 4.2-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

Steering wheel

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

XLE

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

SE CVT

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

Other multimedia & convinience features

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
  • Available: Qi-compatible wireless smartphone charging

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 vs. SE CVT safety & driving

Similar features in both models:

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

XLE vs. SE CVT tech

Similar features in both models:

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

Transmission

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

XLE

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

SE CVT

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

Other tech features

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

SE CVT

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

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