How does the 2019 Corolla L compare to the LE?

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After you’ve decided which make and model is right for you, it’s time to narrow down your trim options. Most vehicles are available in multiple trim levels, each with a unique set of features and capabilities, allowing shoppers to decide which one best matches their lifestyle and budget. In the case of the 2019 Toyota Corolla, drivers can choose from six different models. Here, we’ve decided to weigh the differences and similarities between the first two trims—the Corolla L vs LE.

2019 Toyota Corolla L vs LE

  2019 Corolla L 2019 Corolla LE
Starting MSRP    $18,700     $19,135
Wheels   15-inch styled steel 16-inch wide-vent steel
Heated Outside Mirrors   Not available Standard
Moonroof   Not available Optional
Seat Trim   Fabric Premium fabric

In addition to the key differences laid out in the table, the Corolla LE adds a number of features that are unavailable on the L trim. These include variable intermittent windshield wipers, automatic climate control, a rear center armrest with two cupholders, and an in-key remote keyless entry system.

Similarities between the Corolla L and LE trims

Although they each have their own unique elements, the 2019 Toyota Corolla L and LE also share several of the same features. Both are equipped with a 132-horsepower, 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine mated to a CVT and FWD. They also come with Bi-LED headlights and LED Daytime Running Lights on top of multiple similarities in the cabin, such as:

  • Entune™ Audio
  • 6.1-inch touch-screen display
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Voice recognition
  • Integrated backup camera
  • Toyota Safety Sense™ P

If you’d like to experience the 2019 Toyota Corolla L and LE trims firsthand, we invite you to check out our current Corolla inventory here at Toyota Courvelle "HappyTown" USA in Opelousas, LA serving Lafayette, LA and New Iberia, LA. Then, you can schedule a test drive at your convenience and find out, once and for all, which Corolla trim is better suited for you.