2015 Toyota Corolla L vs. LE
Powerful and spacious, the 2015 Toyota Corolla ranks among the best vehicles in terms of fuel economy, Kelley Blue Book reports. The vehicle was redesigned significantly one year ago but what does the 2015 model bring? The following comparison between the L and LE trims will answer some of the most important questions about this car.
Both of the 2015 Toyota Corolla L and LE are equipped with a 1.8-liter four cylinder engine. This engine produces 132 horsepower and torque of 128 lb-ft.
The Corolla LE features continuously variable transmission while the L trim comes with a six-speed manual transmission.
Because of the different transmissions, the two vehicles feature slight variations in the fuel economy reading. The L has ratings of 28 miles per gallon in the city, 37 miles per gallon on the highway and a combined score of 31 miles per gallon. The LE has ratings of 29 miles per gallon in the city, 38 miles per gallon on the highway and a combined score of 32 miles per gallon.
Both of these cars feature independent MacPherson strut front suspension, front-wheel drive, electric power steering and power-assisted ventilated front disc brakes.
Interior Design, Safety and Convenience
Let us examine the characteristics defining the L interior design. The most important ones include air conditioning with dust and pollen filters, tech audio, a fabric-trimmed six-way adjustable driver’s seat, 60/40 split fold down rear seat, telescopic steering wheel and power door locks with automatic locking feature.
The LE is equipped with automatic climate control, the Entune audio system, an integrated backup camera, a fabric-trimmed six-way adjustable driver’s seat, cruise control, telescopic steering wheel with audio and Bluetooth connectivity and metallic interior trim.
In terms of safety, the Toyota team has worked hard on featuring state-of-the-art features in all of the 2015 Corolla trims. Some of the most important security features available in both the L and LE include enhanced vehicle stability control, traction control, anti-lock brake system, brake assist and the Smart Stop technology. There are eight airbags, driver and front passenger whiplash-lessening seats, three-point seatbelts and child-protector locks on the back doors.
The MSRP for the 2015 Corolla L is 16,900 dollars. The price of the LE trim is 18,515 dollars.