156 - get leather or cloth?

RugbyPete

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Hyundai Accent Si
Im buying a 156 but after owning a coupe with leather seats for the last couple of years (cold in winter sweaty in summer) Im seriously considering cloth seats. Ok, they dnt look as great but once in the car i dont think it makes much difference.
How difference is the cabin quality feel of alfa cloth seats to leather ones? My bums cold just thinking of the leather... I just dont want it to downgrade my look of the gorgeous alfa. Lets be honest its either freezing in the uk of very hot.. i rarely wear coats in my car. Am I going to miss the leather?

this is purely on a quality basis, the whole kids/dogs etc. isnt on my criteria, yes I have kids but i dont mind cleaning seats thoroughly.

(so excited btw of finally owning one! Alfa virgin :))

Cheers
Pete
 

obi_waynne

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Deal, Kent UK
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A3 1.4 TFSI 150 COD
Cloth wears out and looks bad compared to leather. I've only just got leather seats and I really like them. I don't think I could go back, leather does also breathe so it's not so hot and sweaty on long journeys.

With kids, leather seats are much easier to clean, they just wipe off.

You could always put a cover over the drivers seat if the leather bothered you that much.
 
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