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2018 Toyota RAV4 LE vs XLE

The 2018 Toyota RAV4 is available in six distinct trim levels and a hybrid variation which means interested car shoppers are sure to find a model that matches their wish list and budget. But, choosing the right one can sometimes feel intimidating. That's why we have created some trim level comparisons like this one to help narrow the choices. Today, let's take a look at the 2018 RAV4 LE and the 2018 RAV4 XLE to see what the differences are between the two trims.

In this case, the largest difference between the trims are the feature offerings. The color options and interior space is the same between models. The choice depends on if you value the added amenities of the XLE trim enough to justify the small price increase. Find the features listed by trim level below.

Split screen images of the 2018 Toyota RAV4 LE and XLE

2018 Toyota RAV4 LE


2018 Toyota RAV4 XLE

$24,410 Starting MSRP $25,500
Yes Toyota Safety Sense Yes
No Moonroof Yes
No Keyless Entry Available

2018 Toyota RAV4 Features by Trim Level

LE Trim Features

The LE trim is the base trim on the 2018 Toyota RAV4 and it comes well equipped. Like many new Toyotas, it includes Toyota Safety Sense that features lane departure alert with steering assist, dynamic radar cruise control, a pre-collision system with pedestrian detection, and automatic high beams. Along with the active safety features the 2018 RAV4 LE also includes a rearview camera, the Toyota Entune system, a USB port, and 60/40 split-folding rear seats.

XLE Trim Features

The XLE trim is a great one to consider if you want to keep costs down but still want some upgraded features that don’t come on the base trim level. The XLE trim adds fog lights, alloy wheels, heated side mirrors with LED turn signals, a power moonroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, and a leather-wrapped steering wheel. It is also the first trim level with available add-on packages. Available packages include the Plus Package, Power Plus Package, and the Power Premium Package. These packages include desirable features like keyless entry and push-button start that car shoppers may have on their wish lists.

Find the 2018 Toyota RAV4 available in a variety of trim levels at the Fox Toyota dealership in Clinton. Still don’t know which trim is right for you? Head over to the dealership and our sales staff can help match your budget and wish list to the perfect 2018 RAV4 model.