What Do Toyota Trim Level Acronyms Mean?
If you’re shopping for a new Toyota, you not only have to find the right model, but also the right trim level for your driving needs. Many of these trim levels have acronyms consisting of a few letters that probably make little sense to you. To help you avoid some of the confusion and better understand what each trim level has to offer at a glance, we’ll explain what these Toyota trim level acronyms actually mean.
Here are what the Toyota trim level acronym names mean:
L: Entry level model
LE: Luxury Edition
SE: Sport Edition
SLE: Sport Luxury Edition
SR5: Sport Rally 5-Speed
VE: Value Edition
XL: Executive Luxury
XLE: Executive Luxury Edition
XLS: Executive Luxury Sport
XR: Extreme Rally
XRS: Extreme Rally Sport
What Do Toyota Model Names Mean?
Another question you may run into while researching Toyota models is what the actual model names mean. Some like Sequoia, Land Cruiser, Tundra, 4Runner or Highlander make a bit of sense. Others… not so much. But, each model name has its meaning, so here are the meanings for some of the more popular Toyota vehicles.
Camry: Japanese for “crown.”
Corolla: The outer portion of a flower.
Prius: Latin for “to go before.”
RAV4: Recreational Active Vehicle with 4WD.
Tacoma: Salish Indian word for mountain that provided water to their tribe.
Yaris: From the name of a Greek goddess, Charis, who symbolized beauty/elegance.
Now that you know what each Toyota trim level acronym means, along with some meanings for model names, let us know which one is your favorite by contacting us at Hiland Toyota. From there, we would be happy to help you get behind the wheel of your dream car.