If you are shopping around for the best sofa for your living room, common sense would tell you to test drive one before you buy, just like you test drive a car. Given that a quality sofa is in the $500 – $1,000 range, we can safely say that buying one is a major investment. It would be a waste of money to buy a couch that doesn’t feel comfortable. The best looking couch in the whole world be frustrating to sit on if it’s not comfortable, especially if you plan to spend a good amount of time on it. For your convenience, we did this test for you. We ran an extensive test drive on close to 100 sofas on today’s market, and came up with the top 10 most comfortable couches and sofas – 2013.
10. Matrix Black Convertible from Lifestyle Solutions
This couch is a perfect solution for sitting, sleeping or reclining in your living room. It features a contemporary design, with stainless steel legs. Featuring a click-clack mechanism, you can convert it from sofa to bed in a few seconds. The upholstery is made of faux leather. Price: $545.20.
9. Florence Style Loveseat by Lexington Modern
Crafted for optimal comfort and fashion is on number 9th in the list of best couches 2013 list, this contemporary style couch is what experts would call a modern classic. It has metal frames, stainless steel legs and the upholstery is genuine leather. It is available in several colors: black, brown, chocolate brown, dark gray, oatmeal, and white, so you can definitely find one that will match the color scheme of your living room. Dimensions: 31.5 x 62 x 32 inches. Price: $763.96.
8. Victorian Sofa by Coaster Furniture
This Victorian-style leather sofa by Coaster is going to bring a classic look to your living room. The leather upholstery is button tufted with a mix of 3 different colors. The sofa has wood carved decorative moldings. The frame is made of solid hardwood that will last for a lifetime. Dimensions: 86 x 39 x 43 inches. Price: $1,064.61.
7. Austin 3-Piece Reversible Sectional by Bobkona
This set looks great in the corner of a living room with classic furniture. All pieces are made of hardwood frame, and corner assemblies are glued and screwed for increased durability. The legs are made of elegant and durable hardwood, with no knots. The upholstery is of durable and wearable fabric, with a patterned design. The cushions are very light, so they can be easily rearranged. Price: $947.51.
6. Cabo Living Room Chenille by Handy Living
This is a convertible couch with track arms from the convert-a-couch collection. It converts to a full-sized bed easily, and allows two people to sit or sleep comfortably. The upholstery is made of durable polyester with cotton blends. It is available in gray, chocolate and black, and costs $551.49 on Amazon.
5. Sutton Loveseat from angelo:HOME
This elegant loveseat is inspired by the glory days of Hollywood movies. It comes with a frame made of solid wood, with glued joints. The upholstery is cherry red, and two black-and-white pillows are included. Measurements: 48 x 28-1/2 x 35-1/2 inches. Price: $338.99 on Amazon.
4. Charley Vinyl Love Seat by Homelegance
This sofa has chocolate brown vinyl upholstery, but golden brown and dark brown models are available too. The manufacturer offers a 3-months hassle-free replacement warranty. The armrests are topped with pillow arms for added comfort. This couch is well suited for both a contemporary and a classic furnished living room. Price: $381.50.
3. Tufted Fainting Sofa by Skyline Furniture
This fine couch from Skyline Furniture is handmade, with 100% polyester upholstery. The legs are solid wood, which makes it a right choice for a living room with classic furniture. The upholstery has a deep diamond tufting. The only downside we could find about this sofa is that the delivery time is rather long – 4 to 6 weeks – because it is hand made, and apparently the manufacturer doesn’t keep many items in stock. Price: $423.93, and worth every penny.
2. Serta Midtown Euro Lounger by Lifestyle Solutions
This great couch from Lifestyle Solutions has a contemporary design with stainless steel legs. It is convertible into a regular sleeper and has an adjustable back. The positions of the armrests can also be adjusted, or they can be removed altogether these all things places this second in the list of best couches of 2013 The upholstery is high quality faux leather. Price: $599.99 on Amazon.
1. Belle Revolution by Dorel Home Products
The gold medal goes to Belle Revolution by Dorel Home Products. This couch is easily convertible to a full-sized sleeper and has hidden legs to add up to the stability when in sleep position. The plush leather upholstery is easy to clean with a damp cloth, so you don’t need to use dangerous chemicals. The back is adjustable to support several positions. Price: $436.91