2019 Toyota Camry vs. 2020 Toyota Corolla

2019 Toyota Camry in blue

2019 Toyota Camry

2019 Toyota Corolla LE in red

2020 Toyota Corolla

$23,945 MSRP*

Starting Price

$19,500 MSRP
203-hp 2.5-Liter 4-Cylinder

Starting Engine

139-hp 1.8-Liter 4-Cylinder
29 mpg city, 41 mpg highway

Starting Fuel Economy

31 mpg city, 38 mpg highway

Apple CarPlay™


Adaptive Cruise Control

38 inches

Rear Legroom

41.4 inches

The 2019 Toyota Camry and the 2020 Toyota Corolla are both leaders in their respective segments, and since each offers great safety tech and standard features, it’s not hard to see why. However, depending upon your needs as a driver, you’ll certainly tend towards one over the other. Compare the Toyota Camry vs. Toyota Corolla in-depth to make the right choice for your Homestead commutes. Here’s what you should note from the outset:

  • The Camry MSRP is $4,445 higher than that of the Corolla, but you’ll enjoy more standard horsepower.
  • The Corolla might offer class-leading rear legroom, but the Camry offers more overall passenger space.
  • Both models come standard with Toyota Safety Sense™ P (TSS-P)

Performance: Toyota Camry vs. Toyota Corolla

Both the Corolla and the Camry are available in a range of different configurations. So when it comes to performance, what’s the main difference between Camry and Corolla? Although some Corolla trims offer better fuel economy than some Camry trims, the Camry is, in most respects, the better performer:

  • 2019 Toyota Camry
      • With 2.5L 4-Cylinder
        • 203 hp, 184 lb-ft of torque
        • 29 mpg city, 41 mpg highway
      • With 2.5L 4-Cylinder (XSE Trim)
        • 206 hp, 186 lb-ft of torque
        • 28 mpg city, 39 mpg highway
      • With 3.5L V6
        • 301 hp, 267 lb-ft of torque
        • 22 mpg city, 32 mpg highway
  • 2020 Toyota Corolla
    • With 1.8L 4-Cylinder
      • 139 hp, 126 lb-ft of torque
      • 30 mpg city, 38 mpg highway
    • With 2.0L 4-Cylinder (SE Trim with CVT)
      • 169 hp, 151 lb-ft of torque
      • 31 mpg city, 40 mpg highway

Notably, the Corolla comes standard with a Continuously Variable Transmission, while the baseline Camry configuration includes an 8-Speed Automatic with a built-in manual driving mode.

Interior Space: Camry or Corolla?

The Corolla may be a compact sedan, but it’s spacious enough for your drives around Homestead and Sunny Isles Beach. It even manages to offer more rear legroom than its midsize cousin, the Camry! With that being said, the Camry is more open on the whole:

  • 2019 Toyota Camry L
    • Passenger Space: 100.4 cubic feet
    • Legroom: 42.1 inches front, 38 inches rear
    • Shoulder Room: 57.7 inches front, 55.7 inches rear
    • Hip Room: 55.4 inches front, 54.7 inches rear
    • Cargo Room: 14.1 cubic feet
  • 2020 Toyota Corolla L
    • Passenger Space: 88.6 cubic feet
    • Legroom: 42.3 inches front, 41.4 inches rear
    • Shoulder Room: 54.8 inches front, 54.8 inches rear
    • Hip Room: 53 inches front, 43.9 inches rear
    • Cargo Room: 13 cubic feet

Of course, both vehicles seat up to five passengers.

Standard Features: Which Sedan Has Everything You Need?

Whether you opt for the 2019 Toyota Camry or the 2020 Toyota Corolla, you’ll receive an exceptional array of standard features that will set you apart from the pack. Here are just a few of the features that both models include in their starting trims:

  • Standard Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Standard 6-Speaker Sound System
  • Standard Touchscreen Infotainment System

For a closer look, see what’s changed for 2020 in the new Corolla, and see how it stacks up in a Toyota Corolla vs. Mazda3 comparison.

Test Drive Your Pick at Toyota of North Miami!

While you’re researching the Toyota Camry, compare the Camry LE vs. SE, to see which model is best for you. When you’re ready to get behind the wheel, simply contact Toyota of North Miami to set up your test drive! No matter which you choose, we’re sure that you’ll love how you feel on the streets of Homestead and Sunny Isles Beach.

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