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What Advantages do the Toyota Corolla Trim Levels Have?

2018 Toyota Corolla Model Grade Lineup and Comparison

The new 2018 Toyota Corolla is here and it has a number of features and technologies for you to enjoy. The determinant for what kinds of amenities you find in your Corolla depends heavily upon which trim level you choose. This is why we’re putting togher the 2018 Toyota Corolla model grade lineup and comparison. This way, you’ll be able to see what each trim offers you and make an informed decision on which is best for your lifestyle.

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L and the LE

The beginning trim level, the L, offers drivers a variety of covetable features like Bluetooth® connectivity, USB port, Bi-LED headlights and LED Daytime Running Headlights (DRL), power windows, and eight airbags. As you move up to the LE, you’ll see an upgraded audio system, the Entune™ Audio with 6.1-inch touch-screen display, an integrated backup camera with projected path, remote keyless entry, automatic climate control, and premium fabric-trimmed seats.

LE Eco

This trim is specially designed to be easy on your wallet when it comes to the pump. It gets an EPA-estimated 40 highway mpg*, making it a great choice for those who value increased efficiency. You’ll also find valvematic engine technology, a rear spoiler, available 16-inch machined alloy wheels, and a 60/40 split fold-down rear seat with center armrest.

XLE and SE

As we move on into the upper level of the trim spectrum, you’ll find that amenities are increased. The XLE will give drivers access to multi-LED headlights with LED accent lights, a Smart Key System on front doors and trunk with Push Button Start, a power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade, Entune™ Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App, and driver and front passenger heated seats. Looking on to the SE, you’ll find a sorty front fascia with gloss-black, mesh-pattern grille, a rear spoiler, 17-inch machined alloy wheels with black-painted accents, and an available Smart Key System on front doors and truck with Push Button Start. You will also see a leather-trimmed steering wheel with audio and phone controls.


The top trim in the Corolla spectrum, the XSE will give you access to all you could ever want out of your Corolla. You’ll find a power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade, available Entune™ Premium Audio with Integrated Navigation and App Suite, SofTex®-trimmed front seats with an 8-way power-adjustable driver’s seat and a 4-way adjustable front passenger seat with seatback pocket, a Smart Key System on the front doors and trunk with a Push Button Start, plus driver and front passenger heated seats.

Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) and Entune™ Audio

No matter which trim you choose, you’ll find highly valuable standard features that are included on all trim levels. The Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P) and Entune™ Audio are included on every trim. The type of Entune™ Audio will vary depending on the trim. Features such as navigation and a larger touch-screen interface can be elected through trim level upgrades.

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Now that you know the 2018 Toyota Corolla model grade lineup and comparison, come see these trim levels in person at Serra Toyota of Decatur! We’ve got a wide range of trim levels of the 2018 Toyota Corolla in our inventory. Take a look and then come test drive your favorites to see these features in person!