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The Best Affordable Couches of 2022

You spoke, we listened. Here are the best affordable couches of the year, as rated by customers.

Ginger Grey 79" Sofa

Width: 78.7"

Height: 34.3"

Best Features: Track arms - Tapered legs

The Ginger’s extreme affordability may seem like its best selling point, but its high style and comfort are what also make it a customer favorite. Check out the Ginger’s customer reviews to see the high praise for yourself – and why we’re ranking it #1 on this list.

Ginger Buttercup 79" Sofa

Width: 78.7"

Height: 34.3"

Best Features: Track arms - Bright color

Warm, modern and on the lower end of the price spectrum as sofas go, the Ginger Buttercup makes all other sofas look bad. Features of the timeless design include seamless track arms, a modern silhouette and comfortable foam cushioning.

Best Mid-Century Sofas < $500

Holden Settee

Width: 51"

Height: 31"

Best Features: Armless - Simplistic design

When you want to create a fun-styled space for less, go to the Holden. Mid-century features are sure to make it stand out in any space. From the accent tufting to tapered legs to low-maintenance fabric, there’s something to love here for everyone.

Ginger Grey 79” Sofa

Width: 78.7"

Height: 34.3"

Best Features: Versatile size - Tapered legs

One of the great things about the Ginger sofa – and there’s a lot! – is its smaller size. A slender frame coming in at 79” makes it a sort of “large loveseat”: big enough to comfortably lounge in for two and small enough to fit in small living rooms.

Best Velvet Sofas < $700

Fairfax Velvet 90” Sofa

Width: 89.4"

Height: 34.3"

Best Features: Blue velvet - Mid-century style

Blue and velvet go together hand-in-luxurious-hand. In the Fairfax Denim, a rich shade gets treated to rich texture thanks to a thick velvet upholstery. But of course, the real reason it’s made this list is its unbeatable value – and an unending list of customer accolades.

Fairfax Grey Velvet 90” Sofa

Width: 89.4"

Height: 34.3"

Best Features: Versatile color

Just like its blue-hued twin, the Fairfax Grey Velvet 90” Sofa is 90” of pure luxury. The only difference between the two – and the only reason to pick one over the other – comes down to color. Go for the blue for punchier style; go for the Fairfax Grey for a more casual elegance.

Best Convertible Sofas < $600

Petula Convertible Sofa

Width: 85.6"

Height: 33.3"

Best Features: Fun hue - Grid tufting

Be ready to be amazed! If you’re after a convertible sofa but don’t want to spend a fortune, you need the Petula Convertible. An elegant color, charming cushions, ultra-comfort and a low price tag are what “makes” the Petula Convertible – the fact that it pulls out and transforms into a comfy lounge and bed is just a (very big) bonus.

Paige Convertible Sofa

Width: 84.6"

Height: 34.6"

Best features: Simplistic design - Tufted back

The Paige is one of the newer items on our list – but it doesn’t make it any less sweeter. A versatile grey fabric makes it pair well with virtually any color and style of furniture piece; makes a perfect living room companion. (With such a low price, it’s even worth it to buy two – one for the living room, one for the spare room!)

Best Grey Sofas ≤ $550

McDade Graphite

Width: 87"

Height: 38"

Best Features: Accent pattern pillows - Tight-back cushions

Buying furniture doesn’t have to be a pain, and the McDade Graphite 87” Sofa is here to prove it. A light price tag will keep you smiling with purchase – and a chic grey hue, versatile size, track arms and patterned pillows will brighten up your living space.

Allie Grey Sofa

Width: 81.1"

Height: 33.1"

Best Features: A lighter, more versatile color

Like the graphite version of the McDade, the Allie Grey has a loyal fanbase who, judging just by the volume of five-star customer reviews, simply can’t get enough. Even if you don’t look at the price (which is hard not to love), the Allie Grey’s versatile color and sleek style are enough to win over even the most hardened of furniture hearts.

Best Foam Sofas < $900

Cypress Foam Sofa

Width: 83" 

Height: 31"

Best Features: Customizable - Dome-shaped arms

Even though the Cypress is on the higher end of the price spectrum for this list, it’s still really, really affordable. Its high value comes from quality construction, materials and easy-to-care for upholstery; but the best thing about it is it’s customizable – so you can make it completely your own.

Allie Grey Sofa

Width: 81.1"

Height: 33.1"

Best Features: Grid tufting - Versatile color

The Allie Grey Sofa was intentionally designed to be easy to assemble; for anyone who’s ever gone through the pain of assembling a product that was not designed for at-home assembly, this is a huge plus. As for everything else – its chic color, comfy cushions and, most importantly, low price – they’re pretty stellar, too.

Best Reclining Sofa < $800

Griffin Power Reclining Sofa

Width: 86.5"

Height: 40.5"

Best Features: Power recliner - Innerspring foam

Given its extreme affordability and innovative reclining tech, we’re surprised that the Griffin isn’t making headlines around the globe. Of course, within our customer base it is a top-seller. Be warned, though: like all the products featured here, the Griffin may be gone tomorrow. If you’re after an insanely comfy recliner, grab the Griffin while you still can!

Most Affordable

McDade Graphite

Width: 87"

Height: 38"

Best Features: Accent pattern pillows - Versatile hue

We recommend you sit down before seeing the price of the McDade Sofa; it’s been known to overwhelm (in a good way). To quote some of our favorite reviews left by its purchasers: it’s also “impressive,” “absolutely great” and “amazing!!” – note the two exclamation points!

Lucy Grey Sofa

Width: 83.5"

Height: 35.8"

Best Features: Track arms - Small space-friendly

This three-seater is one of the most popular designs not just on this list, but ever. Reasons to buy the Lucy: you want classic style, a pop of comfort and a firmer feel. Pair it with the Lucy loveseat, accent chair and ottoman – all of which, following the sofa’s example, are affordable – for a refined living room set.

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