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2020 Toyota Highlander LE vs XLE St. Louis, MO

The Toyota Highlander received an updated look for the model year 2020 and it did not disappoint. The SUV is more powerful, full of great features, and looks tougher than ever before. As you have been thinking about purchasing this SUV, one of the things you were looking for more information on is the various trim levels. In this 2020 Toyota Highlander LE vs XLE comparison, we will take a look at some of the different features the two trim levels have.

Before we jump into the differences, we wanted to highlight a few places where these two trim levels are similar or the same. Both trim levels have the same powerful engine, the same estimated fuel economies, along with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay capabilities, and both come standard with Toyota Safety Senseā„¢ 2.0

Below, you will find more information about the 2020 Toyota Highlander LE and XLE. Otherwise, to view our current Highlander inventory, please click on the link.

2020 Toyota Highlander LE


2020 Toyota Highlander XLE


Seating Capacity

Seven or Eight

141.3 cubic feet

Passenger Volume

139.1 cubic feet

5,000 pounds

Towing Capacity

5,000 pounds

Not Available

Wireless Charging Station



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One of the first difference between these two trim levels is the number of people that can fit inside both SUVs. Eight people is the standard seating capacity inside of the 2020 Toyota Highlander LE trim level. On the other hand, the XLE usually carries seven people, but there is an option to have seating for eight.

Inside of the 2020 Toyota Highlander LE and XLE you will find slightly different passenger volumes. The numbers are based on whether or not the trim level you chose has a moonroof or not. The LE trim level does not have a moonroof, and that is why it has about two cubic feet more than the XLE trim level which does have a moonroof.

Here is another area where the two SUVs are the same. When configured properly, they are both able to tow up to 5,000 pounds.

Finally, in the 2020 Toyota Highlander XLE, you no longer have to dig around for a charging chord. There is a wireless charging station that comes standard. This is not available in the LE trim level.

As you can see, if you are interested in a 2020 Toyota Highlander, you cannot go wrong in choosing either the LE or XLE trim level. If you would like to learn more, please fill out the form below. Our friendly team members would be more than happy to answer your questions and assist you in any other way they can.

Interested in a 2020 Toyota Highlander LE or XLE?