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December 21, 2016

Contents

Prices By Mattress Type
Low- Vs Mid- Vs High-Priced Mattresses
Low-Priced Mattresses (up to $700 queen)
Mid-Priced Mattresses ($700-$1800 queen)
High-Priced Mattresses ($1800+ queen)

Prices By Mattress Type

  Price Range (twin to king) Average Price
Spring $100 - $2000+ $930
Memory Foam $100 - $4000+ $1370
Memory Foam Hybrid $600 - $4000+ $2065
Air $500 - $4000+ $2180
Latex $900 - $3000+ $1900
Latex Hybrid $450- $1600+ $900
Water $50 - $1800 $208
Futon $90 - $500 $158


Low- Vs Mid- Vs High-Priced Mattresses

The following table compares low-, mid-, and high-priced mattresses on key criteria. The following is true for the price categories overall; a particular brand or model may differ.

  Low-Priced
(up to $700 for queen)
Mid-Priced
($700-$1800 for queen)
Hi-Priced
($1800+ for queen)
Owner satisfaction 68% / 89%* 74% 73%
Lifespan 5.3 year avg 7 year avg 8 year avg
Availability mostly online stores and online stores and online
% of Owners Using for Daily vs Limited Use 63% / 37% 83% / 17% 94% / 6%
Large person (230+ lbs) friendly poor to acceptable acceptable to good mostly good
Materials and design mostly simple mix of simple and advanced often advanced
Thickness often 6-13" often 10-15" often 11-17"
Firmness often med to firm soft to firm soft to firm
% of Owners Needing To Add Topper 15% 11% 8%
Warranty 10 year avg 13 year avg 13 year avg

* The first rating is for everyday adult use, and the second rating is for limited adult use or everyday child use.


Low-Priced Mattresses (up to $700 for a queen)

Main Characteristics

– In about 30% of cases on average, low-priced mattresses are used only on a limited basis (temporarily, occasionally, lightly).

– Low-priced mattresses tend to have less durable construction and materials as well as fewer features than more expensive mattresses. Also, most have relatively short warranties (10 years or less).

– Many low-priced mattresses are available mostly or only online. (See buying a mattress online: what you should know.)

Low-Price Mattress Comparison

The list below (sorted by price) is not a complete list of mattresses in the up-to-$700 (queen) price range; it includes only those for which we have collected 65+ owner experiences from diverse, credible sources. Select a brand for a detailed description and ratings.

  Price
(twin to king)
Owner satisfaction for regular use / limited use Mattress Type % of owners using for limited use only
Ikea $80- $1200 72% / 87% spring, foam, latex 42%
Lucid $85- $827 75% / 89% memory foam, latex hybrid 34%
Sound A Sleep $95- $220 na / 91% air 90%
DreamFoam $95- $850 76% / 89% foam, memory foam, latex hybrid 30%
Zinus $105- $600 69% / 89% spring, memory foam 40%
Signature Sleep $115- $480 66% / 90% spring, memory foam 44%
DHP $119-$170 72% / 91% futon 48%
Denver Mattress $130- $1900 63% / 88% spring 36%
Sleep Innovations $250- $950 75% / 91% memory foam 18%
Comfort Dreams $300- $700 81% / 90% memory foam 21%
Sealy Brand / Posturepedic $320- $940 62% / 87% spring 25%
Serta Perfect Sleeper $330- $1700 63% / 88% spring 22%
Simmons BeautySleep $340- $800 63% / 86% spring 23%
Tuft & Needle $350- $750 79% / 90% foam 18%


Mid-Priced Mattresses ($700-$1800 for a queen)

Main Characteristics

– Mid-priced mattresses are usually purchased for regular daily use, as opposed to limited use.

– They tend to have at least somewhat better construction, materials and features than low-priced mattresses. Warranties tend to have a length of at least 10 years.

– Mid-priced mattresses in several cases are available in stores, not only online.

Mid-Price Mattress Comparison
– The list below (sorted by price) is not a complete list of mattresses in the $700-$1800 (queen) price range; it includes only those for which we have collected at least 65 consumer experiences from diverse sources. Select a brand for a detailed description and ratings.

  Price
(twin to king)
Owner
satisfaction
Mattress Type
Serta Perfect Sleeper $330-$1700 63% spring, memory foam hybrid
Simmons Beautyrest $400-$5050 62% spring, memory foam hybrid
Ghostbed $495-$895 80% latex hybrid
Casper $500-$950 80% latex hybrid
Sleep Number $500-$5700 77% air
Leesa $525-$990 78% memory foam / latex hybrid
Helix $600-$1095 81% latex hybrid
Saatva $600-$1300 81% spring
Innomax $600-$2000 78% air
Sealy Posturepedic $640-$2330 66% spring, memory foam hybrid
Bed in a Box $650-$2200 83% memory foam
Sealy Optimum $650-$3300 76% memory foam
Purple $700-$1300 79% polymer hybrid
Loom & Leaf $700-$1400 81% memory foam
Serta iComfort $650-$3900 74% memory foam
Stearns & Foster $1080-$4000 60% spring, memory foam hybrid


High-Priced Mattresses ($1800+ for a queen)

Main Characteristics

– The mattresses in this price range tend to use superior construction and materials and offer more features than low- and mid-priced beds. Warranty lengths tend to be 10+ years.

– Owner satisfaction overall tends to not be higher for mattresses in this price range compared to beds in the other ranges.

– These mattresses are often available in mattress stores, not only online.

High-Price Mattress Comparison
The list below (sorted by price) is not a complete list of mattresses in the $1800+ (queen) price range; it includes only those for which we have collected at least 45 owner experiences from diverse sources. Select a brand for a detailed description and ratings.

  Price
(twin to king)
Owner satisfaction Mattress Type
Simmons Beautyrest $400-$5050 62% spring, memory foam hybrid
Sleep Number $500-$5700 77% air
Sealy Optimum $650-$3300 76% memory foam
Serta iComfort $650-$3900 74% memory foam
Essentia $1000-$6960 81% latex hybrid
Stearns & Foster $1080-$4000 60% spring, memory foam hybrid
Comfortaire $1200-$5700 81% air
Tempur-Pedic $1200-$8600 81% memory foam, memory foam hybrid
Duxiana $3700-$12600 74% spring


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