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2019 Toyota RAV4 LE vs. XLE Trim Comparison Review in Braintree, MA

2018 Toyota RAV4 LE vs. XLE

The all-new Toyota RAV4 is the ideal SUV to tackle all of your daily adventures, but have you chosen a trim package that meets your specific needs yet? Two amazing options to consider are the 2018 Toyota RAV4 LE vs. 2018 Toyota RAV4 XLE. Both of them deliver Toyota's coveted safety and reliability, but how are they different from each other? Keep reading to learn which trim level can serve your family the best.

When you're done learning about the LE and XLE trim levels below, explore our 2019 RAV4 LE and 2019 RAV4 XLE inventory to see the available models at our Toyota dealership in Braintree, MA, or check out the lease offers for the Toyota RAV4.

2019 Toyota RAV4 LE vs. XLE: Similarities

The Toyota RAV4 LE and Toyota RAV4 XLE are both fantastic compact SUV options for active families for several reasons. They both boast full suites of advanced safety systems, impressive efficiency, and connective technology the whole family can enjoy. Learn more about the similarities of these two trim levels below.

  • Both trims have a fuel economy rating of 23 city/30 highway MPG.
  • Both the LE and XLE are classified as Ultra Low Emission Vehicles.
  • The LE and XLE both come standard with Star Safety System™* and Toyota Safety Sense™ P*.
  • The RAV4 LE and RAV4 XLE have Hill Start Assist Control and Trailer-Sway Control standard.
  • Halogen projector-beam headlights and halogen Daytime Running Lights
  • Both trims comes with Entune™ Audio with Entune™ Multimedia Bundle*

2019 Toyota RAV4 LE vs. XLE: Differences

Before you make your final decision between the RAV4 LE and RAV4 XLE, you should be aware of their differences. The XLE trim package delivers several upgraded exterior finishes and has premium convenience features throughout the cabin that the LE trim level doesn't offer. View additional differences between these two RAV4 trim packages below.

  • The XLE trim package has front bumper integrated fog lights.
  • The LE has 17-in. wide-vent steel wheels. The XLE has 17-in. five-spoke black alloy wheels.
  • The XLE trim level has front and rear silver-painted bumper garnishes.
  • Both trims have power outside mirrors with folding feature and blind spot mirrors, but the XLE mirrors are heated.
  • The RAV4 XLE has a power tilt/slide moonroof with sunshade.
  • The XLE trim comes with dual zone climate control. The LE trim comes with only air conditioning.
  • Both models have a tilt/telescopic steering wheel with audio, Multi-Information Display, voice recognition, and Bluetooth® hands-free phone controls, but the XLE's steering wheel is leather-wrapped.

* Star Safety System™ includes Vehicle Stability Control, Traction Control, Anti-lock Brake System, Electronic Brake-force Distribution, Brake Assist, and Smart Stop Technology

* Toyota Safety Sense™ P includes Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Automatic High Beams and Dynamic Radar Cruise Control

* Entune™ Audio with Entune™ Multimedia Bundle includes 6.1-in. touch-screen display, AM/FM CD player, six speakers, auxiliary audio jack, USB 2.0 port with iPod® connectivity and control, advanced voice recognition, hands-free phone capability, and phone book access and music streaming

2018 Toyota RAV4 Trim Comparison

2018 Toyota RAV4 LE vs. XLE: Incentives & Price Difference

An important element to keep in mind when choosing between the RAV4 LE and RAV4 XLE is price. The LE has a starting MSRP of $24,410, and the XLE has a starting MSRP of $25,500. To find great deals on your next Toyota SUV, head over to our Toyota incentives page.

Schedule a Test Drive in Braintree, MA!

See for yourself how the 2018 RAV4 LE and 2018 RAV4 XLE can elevate your daily drive by scheduling a test drive at our Toyota dealership in Braintree, MA today! If you have any questions, reach out to the Toyota of Braintree team through our contact form or by calling (781) 848-9300.