The Toyota Corolla is a sleek, compact, and energetic sedan that can certainly add a lot to your adventures around Houston, Sugarland, and Pearland, TX.

The Corolla comes in many forms, so to accurately decide on the one that’s right for you, you’ll want to get a stronger sense of the variations of the Toyota Corolla trim levels.

Our team at Mike Calvert Toyota is here to guide you through your options by showcasing the various trims. This guide will help you decide on the version that’s best suited for you!  Schedule a test drive today.

2020 Toyota Corolla L


The L trim is the base-level Corolla, which merely sets the standard for all the trims to follow. It comes with a 1.8L 4-cylinder engine that boasts 139 horsepower and 126 lb-ft of torque.

Its cabin includes the 7-inch touchscreen display with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™. It also features fabric-trimmed seats and Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0—the suite of driver-assisting technology features.

2020 Toyota Corolla LE


The LE offers a standard and hybrid version. The standard carries over the 1.8L 4-cylinder while the Hybrid LE includes a 121 horsepower-capable 1.8L hybrid 4-cylinder engine. These trims also add some updated cabin features, like the 8-inch touchscreen display, Automatic Climate Control, and Remote Keyless Entry.

These trims also include the Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0, but give drivers the option to upgrade to add additional features like the Blind Spot Monitor.

2020 Toyota Corolla SE


The Toyota Corolla SE trim offers two options, one which includes the Continuously Variable Transmission with the other including the hands-on 6-speed Manual Transmission. These trims take a big step with performance by offering the 2.0L 4-cylinder engine, which boasts 169 horsepower and 151 lb-ft of torque.

They also add a lot to the exterior by including the 18-inch machined alloy wheels, the sport mesh Gray Metallic front grille with LED accent lighting, and even the Gray Metallic sport side rocker panels and color-keyed rear spoiler.

 2020 Toyota Corolla SE Nightshade

SE Nightshade Edition

This trim is unique to the Corolla because it adds its own distinct style. It adds an air of mystery with its Black Toyota emblems and badges.

It also features the Blacked-out 18-inch alloy wheels. It also includes the sport mesh front grille with Black bumper and surround, Black sport side rocker panels and spoiler, and even Black interior accents.

2020 Toyota Corolla XLE


This Toyota Corolla trim brings back the 1.8L 4-cylinder engine. However, it adds more to the comfort and style by including the power-tilt/slide moonroof with sliding sunshade. It also includes the SofTex®-trimmed heated front seats.

On top of the updated upholstery, the Corolla XLE includes the Premium Audio with JBL® w/Clari-Fi®, which plays high-quality audio that you select from the 8-inch touchscreen. It also features the Adaptive Front-Lighting System.

2020 Toyota Corolla XSE


The XSE trim takes from all the previous trims and combines some of the top features. It brings back the sporty 2.0L 4-cylinder engine. I

t also includes the SofTex®-trimmed heated front sport seats with sport inserts. It includes the moonroof, as well as the available premium sound system.

Lastly, this trim adds the 7-inch color TFT Multi-Information Display to highlight performance and efficiency details.

Find Your Toyota Corolla Trim Level Today

At Mike Calvert Toyota, we hope that this guide has given you a strong sense of the Corolla trims, so you can see how they vary with what they offer and what they can do. Of course, reading about them is one thing, seeing them up close and experiencing them is another.

When it’s time, schedule a test drive with your favorite Toyota Corolla trim to see if it’s the perfect set of wheels for your adventures around Houston, Sugarland, and Pearland, TX!

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