For most drivers, pricing is the largest factor in a new car purchase. For practical drivers looking for amenities and style on a budget, base trim levels are the best place to start. The base trim levels on the 2018 Toyota RAV4 include the LE and XLE trim levels. Keep reading to see which of these trims on the adventure-loving RAV4 is the right choice for your new ride.
2018 Toyota RAV4 LE vs XLE
LE and XLE Pricing
The base LE trim on the 2018 Toyota RAV4 is going to be the most budget-conscious with a starting MSRP of $24,660. It has a great mix of comfort and connectivity features and is likely the best choice for practical-minded shoppers who aren’t interested in too many bells and whistles. For car shoppers who want a little something extra while still keeping budget in mind, the XLE trim adds a few wanted amenities without bumping up the starting MSRP too much from the base pricing. The XLE trim has a starting MSRP of $25,750.
LE and XLE Standard Features
Car shoppers interested in the base LE trim will find that it comes standard with automatic headlights, a rearview camera with projected path, Toyota Entune Audio, selectable drive modes, split-folding rear seats, a tire pressure monitoring system, and the Toyota Safety Sense bundle. Moving up to the more expensive XLE trim will add on fog lights, 17-inch alloy wheels, heated side mirrors with turn signal indicators, a moonroof, automatic climate control, and more in addition to the features mentioned on the LE trim.
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Find the 2018 Toyota RAV4 Lineup at Serra Toyota
If you still aren’t sure which trim level of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 is right for you, that’s ok. We recommend that local Birmingham residents head to the Serra Toyota dealership for a more hands-on research approach. Our dealership lot has a variety of 2018 RAV4 configurations available to test drive and our sales staff is happy to point out what each model has to offer. Just head to the dealership during normal business hours or schedule a 2018 Toyota RAV4 test drive online and we can have a RAV4 model ready to go when you arrive.