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2018 Toyota Corolla Trim Comparison

The 2018 Toyota Corolla is the midsize sedan from Toyota. For a number of years now, the Corolla has dominated its segment as a forward-thinking vehicle with beneficial features for drivers of every one of its trim levels. The 2018 model year is no exception to this rule, and with a number of updates and increased standard features across the trim levels, 2018 is shaping up to be quite a year for the Corolla. Today, we're taking a look at the 2018 Toyota Corolla trim comparison to evaluate the model grade lineup of this famous midsize sedan.

The trim level lineup for the 2018 model year of the Corolla combines a total of six different model grades from which drivers can choose their new vehicle. The trim level you choose is a very important component when you're shopping for a new vehicle. This determines the types of features and amenities in your vehicle. It also will affect what types of materials your vehicle makeup includes and even determines performance potential. Read on to find out more about the various trim levels in the Corolla lineup and see which is best-suited to you.  

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Key Features of the 2018 Toyota Corolla Trim Levels  

The L is the first trim level in the Corolla spectrum. As a beginning trim, drivers will find only the basic standard features in this model. However, this doesn't mean they have to sacrifice. Standard amenities within this trim level include Bi-LED headlights with Headlight-integrated LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), 15-inch styled steel wheels, Entune Audio with included Entune™ Multimedia Bundle, an integrated backup camera with projected path, fabric-trimmed seating, and 60/40 split fold-down rear seat, among others. In addition to these features, drivers of every trim will enjoy standard Toyota Safety Sense P (TSS-P). This suite of active, driver-assistive safety technologies works to keep you safer while out on the road.  

Moving on to the next two trim levels, the LE and the LE Eco, drivers will have the option of adding Entune Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App as part of an optional upgrade in this trim level. They will also receive standard premium fabric-trimmed seating and metallic interior trim details. Drivers of these trim levels will find a 1.8-liter I4 engine at their disposal that can produce 132 horsepower in the LE trim and 140 horsepower in the LE Eco.  

Drivers of the XLE, the SE, and the XSE trim levels will find multi-LED headlights with LED accent lights, bumper-integrated LED Daytime Running Lights (DRL), and Rear combination taillights with LED backup lights. In addition, these model grades come with a power tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade as a standard feature in the XLE and XSE grades and as an available feature as part of an optional package in the SE grade. Drivers of the XLE and XSE will receive Entune Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App as a standard amenity with the option of upgrading to the Entune Premium Audio with Integrated Navigationand App Suite. Drivers in the SE will have standard  Entune Audio with included Entune™ Multimedia Bundle and can upgrade to the Entune Audio Plus with Connected Navigation App as part of a package upgrade. Drivers of these trim levels will enjoy SofTex®-trimmed seating and metallic interior trim details.  

No matter the trim you choose, the 2018 Toyota Corolla is a valuable vehicle that delivers stunning performance, decided styling, and high-tech safety to its drivers. You can contact us for more information on the 2018 Toyota Corolla trim comparison and then stop by Serra Toyota to test drive your favorite Corolla model! 

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