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by Rine Geaz

Updated: November 09, 2020

XSE vs. L - [ 2020 B]

Toyota Corolla executive sport edition and entry level models comparision

XSE vs. L exterior

2020 Toyota Corolla

Black Sand Pearl 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Exterior photo

Shared features in both models:

Exterior details

Color-keyed outside door handles

Exterior details

Color-keyed roof-mounted shark-fin antenna

Headlights difference

XSE

High-grade LED headlights

Available: Adaptive Front-Lighting System (AFS)

LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) accent lighting

L

LED headlights

LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL)

Corolla's headlights feature LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL) and its LED taillights light up with an iconic look. 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 XSE vs L  comparision 2020 Toyota Corolla

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

Taillights difference

XSE

LED tail and stoplights with smoked sport trim

L

LED tail and stoplights

The rear leaves a distinct lighting impression as well, with narrow combination lamps that wrap deeply into the fenders. The sporty grades feature smoked outer light lenses..

Taillights XSE vs L  comparision 2020 Toyota Corolla

left: XSE standart taillights, right: L standart taillights (a same feature from LE model shown)

Other exterior features difference

XSE

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

Sport mesh dark gray metallic front grille

Dark gray metallic sport side rocker panels and rear spoiler

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

Dual chrome-tipped exhaust

L

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

Black front grille with sport mesh insert

Color-keyed power outside mirrors

That’s why people buy sedans, after all..

XSE vs. L interior

2020 Toyota Corolla

BLUE BLACK SOFTEX in 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Interior photo

Features difference

XSE

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

Compared to the previous Corolla sedan, the instrument panel, cowl, hood and beltline height are all lowered to increase visibility and create the interior’s open feel..

XSE vs. L multimedia & convinience

2020 Toyota Corolla

BLUE BLACK SOFTEX in 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Interior photo

Instrument cluster difference

XSE

7-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

L

4.2-in. color TFT Multi-Information Display

Featuring rich graphics, the easy-to-read MID can be custom configured by the driver and offers intuitive operation to access information for the audio and multimedia systems, navigation system, vehicle information including fuel efficiency and tire pressure, the Dynamic Radar Cruise Control (DRCC), and other important parameters and system settings. With the larger display, the driver can switch between analog and digital speedometer styles.

Instrument cluster XSE vs L  comparision 2020 Toyota Corolla

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

Steering wheel difference

XSE

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

L

Tilt/telescopic 3-spoke steering wheel

Corolla's available mounted paddle shifters let you shift gears without letting go of the wheel. A light touch on either lever gives you lightning-fast gear changes for a more spirited drive.

Steering wheel XSE vs L  comparision 2020 Toyota Corolla

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

Other multimedia & convinience features difference

XSE

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.

XSE vs. L safety & driving

2020 Toyota Corolla

BLUE BLACK SOFTEX in 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE 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)

Features difference

XSE

Normal and Sport driving modes

Sport Mode

L

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

XSE vs. L tech details

2020 Toyota Corolla

Celestite 2020 Toyota Corolla XSE Exterior photo

Shared features in both models:

Mechanical

Ultra Low Emission Vehicle II (ULEV-II)

Mechanical

Temporary tire

Features difference

XSE

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

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

L

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

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

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