three 2020 Toyota RAV4 models parked by water's edge

Toyota RAV4 Trim Comparison: XLE vs XLE Premium

What is the difference between the RAV4 XLE and XLE Premium?

If you’re looking for an affordable crossover SUV that packs a healthy list of impressive features along the way, the RAV4 XLE and XLE Premium might prove to be the ideal fit. Read on to explore the differences between the RAV4 XLE and XLE Premium when we dig into the features offered on each in this RAV4 trim comparison!

Read More: What colors does the 2019 Toyota RAV4 come in?

Across the 2020 RAV4 lineup, drivers choose from a selection of six trim levels – LE, XLE, XLE Premium, Adventure, TRD Off-Road and Limited. As the name might suggest, the XLE Premium is similar to the XLE but features a few upscale additions not found in the original trim.

2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE vs XLE Premium

Category XLE XLE Premium
Starting MSRP $27,145 $29,850
Seating Material Fabric seat trim SofTex® seat trim
Power Moonroof Available Standard
Power Liftgate Available Standard
Wheels 17” silver alloy wheels 19” chrome-finished alloy wheels

Read More: 2019 Toyota RAV4 Adventure Trim Level


The standard XLE trim offers a robust line of features, including a fabric seat trim with embossed polygon-design seat inserts, Toyota’s Smart Key System, Push Button Start, dual-zone automatic climate control system with rear-seat vents, heated exterior mirrors, Blind Spot Monitor with Rear Cross-Traffic Alert and a 7-inch touchscreen multimedia system with Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ integration

2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE

RAV4 XLE Premium

The XLE Premium continues to build off the features list of the XLE, adding on a few upscale comfort and convenience features. These feature upgrades include a SofTex® synthetic leather seat trim, leather-trimmed steering wheel and shifter, power moonroof and height-adjustable power liftgate. The dual zone climate control system is also enhanced with front center vent flow controls.

2020 Toyota RAV4 XLE Premium

In terms of fuel efficiency and performance, the two models are identical. All 2020 Toyota RAV4 models are powered by a 203-horsepower, 2.5L four-cylinder engine paired with an eight-speed automatic transmission. Drivers can stick with the standard front-wheel drive system or choose top opt for available all-wheel drive.

View Our New 2020 Toyota RAV4 Inventory