Compare the 2019 Toyota Corolla L vs Corolla XLE

2019 Toyota Corolla L vs 2019 Toyota Corolla XLE

Toyota Corolla L

  • Standard Engine1.8L
  • Horsepower132
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 36
  • Seats5

Toyota Corolla XLE

  • Standard Engine1.8L
  • Horsepower132
  • MPG (city/hwy) *28 / 36
  • Seats5

Specs at a Glance

A sedan is a very capable vehicle that can get you from place to place with ease. Whether you are on your way to work, or you are headed out for the day with your family, a sedan is the most affordable and practical route to take when shopping for a new vehicle. The Toyota Corolla is a vehicle that has been on the market for a number of years now. It has seen great success thanks to how efficient and safe it is.

There are a few trim levels that you can select from when it comes to the Corolla. Two of the more popular versions are the Corolla L and the XLE. Both are included in the 2019 lineup this year. If you are in the market for some new, let’s take a look at a breakdown of the L and XLE. This will give you a better idea regarding which vehicle would work better for your lifestyle and budget.

Impressive Performance & Engine Power

The same engine is included in the various Corolla trim levels. The L and XLE come adequately equipped with a 1.8-liter, DOHC I4 engine. This engine provides numbers of 132 horsepower and 128 pound-feet of torque. It’s practical numbers still allow you to merge with other traffic, handle the road in a variety of different weather conditions and you will love the fuel efficiency ratings. You get an estimated 28 miles per gallon for city driving. The highway brings an impressive estimated 36 miles per gallon. The 32 miles per gallon combined rating is something you won’t find with every other sedan that is on the market right now.

Exterior Design & Style Appearance

Some differences exist when you take a look at the exteriors of the L and XLE Corollas. If you want something with less bells and whistles, then the L trim level is for you. The XLE is a bit sportier thanks to some minor details that you won’t find on the other trim levels.

The L comes with LED headlamps, LED daytime running lamps and a high-end black front grille. Power mirrors are convenient to use on the outside of your vehicle. They happen to be color-keyed, as are the door handles. The standard wheel size for the L Corolla is 15-inches.

Upgrade to the XLE trim level if you want to have all of these features plus multi-LED headlights and LED accent lights. Bumper-integrated LED daytime lamps are included. A sunroof allows you to get a better view of what is going on outside of your vehicle on a beautiful day. You get a tire size of 16-inches on the XLE.

Accommodating Entertainment Features

When you get over how beautiful the outside of the 2019 Corolla is, you can take a better look at some of the great features that are on the inside of both the L and XLE trim level. The L trim level is the more affordable of the two, but it comes with some great features that will keep you plenty comfortable on your drives. Air conditioning is equipped with a special air filter that keeps your cabin air healthy and safe from pollen and dust. The driver seat can be adjusted six different ways. It’s fabric trim makes it very comfortable and it looks nice. The passenger seats are four-way controlled.

If you would like to try out the XLE trim level, you’ll love some of the additional details that the L does not provide. This includes heated front seats that are ultra comfortable in the winter months. Voice commands will help ensure that your hands stay on the steering wheel at all times. The touchscreen display is a bit bigger at 7-inches. A three-month subscription to SiriusXM radio is also included.

Join us at Toyota of Grapevine if you would like to take a closer look at the 2019 Toyota Corolla L or the XLE. We have both of these vehicles on our lot and will make sure that you get a full run-through of what they both have to offer.

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* All prices are Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). MSRP excludes destination and handling charges, tax, title, license, and options. Dealer sets actual price.

** Based on 2019 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on how you drive and maintain your vehicle.

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