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unbiased Ikea Mattress Reviews, Ratings and Comparisons

Based on 219 Consumer Experiences Gathered from 83 Sources

February 20, 2016

What You Need To Know

THE GOOD: Low price • strong value potential • model variety • can be tried in (Ikea) stores as opposed to buying online untried.

THE BAD: Too firm for some, especially side sleepers • questionable durability / longevity especially for everyday, long-term adult use.

THE MATTRESSES: Ikea sells foam, latex and spring mattresses made in North America. Several models come roll packed for transport convenience. The below-$400 models are best suited for limited adult use or child use.

THE COMPETITION: Other low-priced mattresses especially Zinus and Signature Sleep.

Contents

Ikea Mattress Ratings – Overview
Ikea Mattress Model Ratings & Comparison
Analysis of Key Issues
     Owner Satisfaction
     Durability / Longevity
     Price / Affordability

Ikea Mattress Ratings & Comparison – Overview

Ikea SPRING mattresses consist of fiberfill, regular foam, memory foam (select models), mini springs (select models) over bonnell coils or pocket coils.
Ikea FOAM mattresses consist entirely of regular foam or memory foam over regular foam.
Ikea LATEX mattresses consist entirely of latex or latex over foam.

The ratings below – based on 215+ consumer reviews gathered using an unbiased, accurate methodology – show how Ikea mattresses compare to the average mattress.

SPRING FOAM LATEX
Owner satisfaction for everyday adult use d C+ b-
  Get the details about owner satisfaction for everyday adult use.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Owner satisfaction for limited adult use or everyday child use C- C C+
  Ikea mattresses are used in 40-50% of cases for limited adult use (e.g., temporary use, guest use) or everyday child use. When used like this, the mattresses overall have 86% owner satisfaction. (The average mattress when used like this has 88% satisfaction.)
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Durability / lifespan d+ c- c+
  The main owner complaint is sagging / development of body impressions occurring to an extent that undermines comfort / support. Learn more.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Price a- a b+
  Prices are $80-$1,200 depending on size and model. A foundation costs $120-$250. Learn more.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Conforming potential C C+ B-
  Ikea spring mattresses without mini springs in the comfort layer tend to have only low conforming-to-the-body ability. This may result in some parts of the body feeling more pressure than other parts.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Less (back) pain C C b-
  Latex models tend to perform best especially over the long term. (See mattresses and pain relief for general analysis.)
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Firmness options D+ d+ d+
  Ikea mattresses tend to be medium-firm to firm.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Back sleep friendly C C C+
  All model types tend to perform adequately and similar.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Side sleep friendly D D D
  Due to high firmness, Ikea mattresses are not ideally suited for most side sleepers as they tend to prefer a medium to soft mattress. About 20% of owners add a topper to improve comfort.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Stomach sleep friendly c+ C+ B-
  All model types tend to perform similar.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Easy to move on b- C b
  Ikea mattresses tend to not sink in or contour to the body to an extent that makes moving on or getting up off the bed difficult.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Motion isolation c b B-
  Motion isolation means that movement by one person will not disturb another. Foam models and pocket coil models tend to perform best.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Large person friendly C- D+ C-
  Those models at least 10-inches thick are better suited for people over 240 pounds.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
No initial odor / off gassing b c- c-
  Foam models (especially those with memory foam) and latex models have the most complaints for off gassing which is a chemical-like initial odor. About 12% of owners report the problem.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
No sleeping hot b c c-
  About 7% of foam and latex model owners report significant heat retention vs about 4% for spring model owners.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Good for sex b- c b
  See mattresses and sex for general analysis.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
No noise c+ a a
  Spring models with bonnell coils especially may creak, squeak or clunk.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Easy to maintain C C+ C
  Most but not all models are "no flip." Mattresses are often rotated head to foot by owners to maintain comfort and support.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Easy to lift, handle, move c b b-
  Ikea mattress weight ranges from 18 to 168 lbs with the average being about 62 lbs. Spring models tend to be thicker and often heavier than foam and latex models. Some models have handles.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Warranty B B B
  The mattresses have a 20- to 25-year limited warranty. (See mattress warranties: what you should know.)
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Specs provided B B B
  The disclosing of specifications allows consumers to know what they are paying for and helps them to comparison shop. Ikea provides most specs with the exception of layer thickness.
SPRING FOAM LATEX
Return policy c C C
  Ikea has a 90-day one-time exchange policy. Money back is not an option.

Ikea Mattress Model Ratings, Prices, Suitability, and Specs

Mattresses are sorted by price. Price does not include a foundation which can cost $120-$250 depending on size.

  Owner Satisfaction* Price Type Thick-
ness
Best Suited For Comfort Layer* Base Layer Firm-
ness
Roll Pack**
JOMNA 85% $80 tw spring 5.8" person under 110 lbs fiber open coils firm yes
MINNESUND 82% $90 tw foam 3.85" person under 100 lbs foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm yes
MOSHULT 82% $90 tw

$160 full

$180 qn
foam 3.85" person under 100 lbs foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm yes
HASVAG 60% for everyday adult use

87% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$120 tw

$180 full

$200 qn
spring 8.25" person under 180 lbs 2" foam (1.5 lbs/ft) open coils firm yes
MEISTERVIK 83% $150 tw foam 3.85" person under 100 lbs foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm yes
MALFORS 84% $150 tw

$230 full

$250 qn
foam 4.75" person under 120 lbs foam (1.7 lbs/ft) firm yes
HAUGESUND 60% for everyday adult use

88% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$170 tw

$230 full

$250 qn

$350 kg
spring 10" person under 220 lbs 2.5" foam (1.5 lbs/ft)

fiberfill
pocket coils med- firm or firm yes
MORGEDAL 71% for everyday adult use

89% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$200 tw

$280 full

$300 qn

$400 kg
foam 7.1" person under 170 lbs 2.4" foam (2.2 lbs/ft) foam (1.7 lbs/ft) med-firm or firm yes
HAUGSVAR 61% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$300 tw

$380 full

$400 qn

$500 kg
spring 11" person under 230 lbs 3" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill
pocket coils med- firm or firm yes
MATRAND 76% for everyday adult use

88% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$300 tw

$380 full

$400 qn

$500 kg
latex hybrid 7.1" person under 170 lbs 2" synthetic latex foam (1.7 lbs/ft) med-firm or firm yes
HESSTUN 61% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$400 tw

$480 full

$500 qn

$600 kg
spring 12.5" person under 250 lbs 2" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill

mini springs
pocket coils med-firm or firm no
MYRBACKA (latex) 77% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$480 full

$500 qn

$600 kg
latex hybrid 9.5" person under 240 lbs 3" synthetic latex foam (2.2 lbs/ft) med-firm or firm no
MYRBACKA (memory foam) 78% for everyday adult use

91% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$480 full

$500 qn

$600 kg
foam 9.5" person under 240 lbs 3" memory foam (3 lbs/ft) foam (2.2 lbs/ft) med-firm or firm no
MORGONGAVA 79% for everyday adult use

90% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$600 tw

$800 full

$1000 qn

$1200 kg
latex 7.8" person under 220 lbs 85% natural, 15% synthetic latex firm no
HJELLESTAD 62% for everyday adult use

91% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$680 full

$700 qn

$800 kg
spring 15" person under 260 lbs 3" memory foam (3 lbs/ft)

3" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill

mini springs
pocket coils med- firm no
HOLMSBU 62% for everyday adult use

89% for limited adult use or everyday child use
$700 full

$800 qn

$900 kg
spring 17.7" person under 270 lbs 3" gel memory foam (3 lbs/ft)

3" foam (1.8 lbs/ft)

fiberfill

mini springs
pocket coils med- firm no

* Estimate to partial estimate.
** "Roll pack" means the mattress is rolled and vacuum sealed and will require 3-4 days to fully regain its shape. Roll-packed beds are often compact enough to fit in a car and therefore do not need to be delivered.

Analysis of Key Issues

Owner Satisfaction For Everyday Adult Use

Ikea Spring Mattresses
Ikea spring mattresses have 62% owner satisfaction overall.

ikea spring mattress comparison

Ikea Foam Mattresses
Ikea foam mattresses have 75% owner satisfaction overall.

ikea foam mattresses comparison

Ikea Latex Mattresses
Ikea latex mattresses (all-latex and latex-over-foam models) overall have 76% owner satisfaction.

ikea latex mattress comparison

Durability / Longevity

Ikea Spring Mattresses
A main complaint for Ikea spring mattresses (and spring mattresses in general) is sagging and development of body impressions which can cause discomfort and back pain. At least 20% of Ikea spring bed owners report durability / longevity problems, especially those who use the bed regularly.

ikea spring mattresses longevity

Ikea Foam Mattresses
A main owner complaint for Ikea foam mattresses (and foam mattresses in general) is that they can become excessively soft and or sag as they age and wear. Owner experience data suggests that thicker Ikea foam models and or those with 2.2 lbs/ft base layer foam will likely have at least somewhat better durability / longevity than thinner models or those with 1.7 lbs/ft base layer foam.

ikea foam bed longevity

Ikea Latex Mattresses
The main complaint for Ikea latex mattresses (and latex mattresses in general) is body impression development or compression of the sleep surface. About 15% of owners report this problem.

ikea latex mattress longevity

Price / Affordability

Ikea latex models range in price from $300-$1,200; Ikea foam models $90-$600; and Ikea spring models $80-$900. A foundation can cost an additional $100-$400 depending on size.

ikea mattress price comparison

Main reasons why Ikea mattresses are more affordable than the average mattress:


About our unbiased Ikea mattress review and research

The Ikea mattress report is based on 215+ consumer reviews of the various models. Data was collected from diverse, credible sources.

Remember

– The top consumer complaint for Ikea mattresses overall is sagging and/or body impression development which often results in discomfort. About 22% of Ikea mattress owners report this problem, a rate similar to that of competing mattresses.

– The top consumer praise for Ikea mattresses is their low price and value potential.

– Like many other low-priced mattresses, many Ikea models come "roll packed." This means the mattress is rolled and vacuum sealed and will require 3-4 days to fully regain its shape. Roll-packed beds are often compact enough to fit in a car and therefore do not need to be delivered.

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