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2020 Toyota RAV4 LE vs XLE St. Louis, MO

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 has been a very popular crossover this year. Many people have chosen it because it has a generous amount of space, it is powerful, and it is very safe. However, this can beg the question, “Which trim level should I choose?” In this 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE vs XLE comparison, we will take a look at some of the features that set these two trim levels apart from each other.

Before we jump into the differences, there are a few similarities that we wanted to point out. Both the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE and XLE have the same engine with the same outputs, have very close estimated fuel economies, and both come standard with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto capabilities.

More information about the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE and XLE can be found below. Otherwise, our current RAV4 inventory at Ackerman Toyota can be seen by clicking the link.

2020 Toyota RAV4 LE


2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE


Climate Control System with Pollen Filter



Adjustable Driver’s Seat


1,240 pounds

Payload Capacity

1,205 pounds


Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0



Which 2020 Toyota RAV4: the LE or the XLE?

Both the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE and XLE have a climate control system with a dust and pollen filter. The XLE trim level takes this one step further and adds a dual zone automatic climate control system that also has rear-seat vents.

The interiors of both trim levels are top-notch. The front seat in the LE trim level is able to be adjusted six ways while the front seat in the XLE trim level is able to be adjusted eight ways.

The 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE can carry just a bit more than the XLE can. The payload capacity of the LE is 1,240 pounds while the XLE is only 1,205 pounds. We should also note that both crossovers are able to tow up to 1,500 pounds when configured properly.

Finally, both the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE and XLE come standard with the suite of Toyota Safety Sense™ 2.0 technologies. Standard systems include a Pre-Collision System with Pedestrian Detection, Lane Departure Alert with Steering Assist, Lane Tracing Assist, Automatic High Beams, Full-Speed range Dynamic Radar Cruise Control, and Road Sign Assist.

As you can see, if you are interested in a crossover that has great interior features, can carry a good amount of weight, and is safe, either the 2020 Toyota RAV4 LE or the XLE will be a great option for you! Interested in learning more? Please fill out the form below, or contact us today!

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