Leather seats have always been seen as a luxury in vehicles. As opposed to cloth seats, leather is more comfortable and can be maintained much easier. The look of leather seats is also much nicer than cloth seats. But as much as you think you can live without them, we'll give you all the reasons why leather seats are definitely a must have luxury that will actually save you some money in the long run.
Easier to Maintain
Leather is far easier to clean than cloth seats. They are less likely to become stained and are so much easier to clean. Morning coffee spills are a real problem in vehicles. Spilling coffee on a cloth seat can potentially leave an irreversible stain that even the best detailers can't get out. Cloth seats trap in liquids and smells that are completely avoided with leather seats. When you think of the cost of auto detailing, the difference in the beginning between cloth and leather seats is absolutely worth the price.
A car with leather seats is more appealing overall to buyers. While cloth interiors are fine, leather will win out every time. Leather seats are far more attractive making the interior of the car much nicer. It gives a cleaner look and absolutely adds value. Vehicles with leather seats may cost a bit more for the upgrade, but the long term value will be higher. The durability is another factor that keeps the value of the vehicle higher as leather is harder to tear and damage. Keeping your seats looking great is necessary for resale both in value and getting interest from buyers.
All leather seats aren't the same. There are multiple choices available between softer and harder material. Regardless of which direction you go, a leather seat will still be far better than a cloth seat when it comes to comfort. Leather seats are very comfortable for passengers partially because of the ability to heat and cool the seat itself. Seat warmers and coolers in leather seats are a highly valuable luxury that everyone wants, especially in the dead of winter or the hottest part of the summer. Those that have a commute will simply not want to live without the luxury of leather seats. The leather provides a much more comfortable cushion that supports your back and makes your drive much easier.
Leather is Hypoallergenic
Those that suffer from a variety of allergens such as dust, pet hair and even pollen will definitely want and need leather seats. Cloth seats trap these allergens and stir them up every time you sit on them. Leather is absolutely the way to go as they will not absorb or trap any of these allergens. Cleaning and dusting the leather seats is much easier as well as discussed above.
Most people spend a lot of time in their vehicles each year. No matter how much or how little you drive, the reasons above make the upgrade to leather seats on your vehicle a must have luxury. Don't think too much about the up front cost because you will certainly save that money and more over your time with the vehicle. From increased resale value to less interior detailing costs, the money you spend on leather seats can and should be seen as an investment. They look better, are more comfortable and are so much more durable than cloth seats. So make the right decision to avoid cloth seats and allow yourself this important luxury in your vehicle. Contact us at Carolina Custom Wheels to talk about how you can upgrade to leather seats today.