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What do all the Toyota trim level names mean?

Most Toyota trim levels consist of a few letters, and on their surface, it can be difficult to understand what those letters mean. We are here to clear all of that up for you. What do all the Toyota trim level names mean? We have answers and we will dive into acronyms like the XLE, XLS, and more.

2020 Toyota Highlander silver side viewMeaning behind common Toyota trim level names

For the common names, you can actually piece things together once you know a few letters. E always means Edition, L almost always means Luxury (except when it comes to the L trim which is just entry level), S always means Sport, and X almost always means Executive (except in a few cases where it means Extreme).

The end result is the LE means Luxury Edition, XLE means Executive Luxury Edition, and SE means Sport Edition. XE bucks the normal trend and actually stands for Extreme Sport Edition. Other common trims include the SR or Sport Rally and the SR5 or Sport Rally 5-speed.

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Less common Toyota trim level names

Historically and on some of the less common models, you may find a few other trim level designations. XR and XRS you can build from previous knowledge as they mean Extreme Rally and Extreme Rally Sport respectively. Other not so easy trims include the CE or Classic Edition, DX or Deluxe, and the VE or Value Edition.

2020 Toyota RAV4 TRD rear badgeWhat does TRD mean?

There are some models that employ TRD trim levels. From the Tacoma and Tundra to the RAV4 and Camry, you can find TRD trim levels to choose from, but what does TRD mean? Actually, it’s quite simple. TRD is Toyota Racing Development. You can also find OEM aftermarket upgrade parts from TRD as well.


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Where to buy a new Toyota near Cranberry Township?

If you are shopping for your next car, and one of these trim levels sounds interesting to you, Baierl Toyota may be able to help out. We are located in Mars, PA which not only allows us to serve Cranberry Township but also all the surrounding areas including Beaver Falls and the greater Pittsburgh area. You can view our entire new Toyota inventory by clicking the link below.


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