10 Top-Rated Sofas We Can't Believe Are Less Than $1,500

Finding a budget-friendly sofa that's well-made and stylish may seem like a fantasy until you check out our list of ones that check all three boxes.

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July 27, 2022

Your sofa is the main event in your living space. It's where you pile on with your partner, kids and pets to decompress from the day, sit for hours and chat with your friends, or eat your dinner solo in front of Home Town. No matter its essential function in our everyday life, spending major $$$ on a sofa might not be in your budget.

Worry not! Our search for affordable couches led us to 10 oh-so-swanky ones that have top reviews, sturdy construction and easy-to-maintain upholstery.

From $1,199
West Elm

Combining classic and contemporary design, this sofa brings refined fashion to your living space. The hand-built frame and hand-crafted fabrics are assembled in the U.S.A., and multiple customizations are available — upholstery, cushion fill, leg style — so you can make this sofa truly your own.

$1,499 $849.99
Crate & Barrel

Bring the sleekness of midcentury modern style into your home with this simply chic sofa. Ideal for smaller living spaces, the solid American walnut frame doesn't take up more room than necessary.

$414.99 $379.99

With five dreamy hues to choose from, we had to include this multifunctional sofa. Not only does it provide plenty of seating in your living room, but it also doubles as a bed. The back of the sofa lays down to create a twin-size sleeper, and the split-back design also allows you to lower one side at a time to a reclining position.

Urban Outfitters

This armless faux leather sofa has a decidedly urban feel with its streamlined shape, subtle tufting and natural rubberwood legs. Another clever solution for apartments or small homes that don't have a guest room, this sofa converts into a bed.

$365 $300.59

With its ribbed, tufted back, the Novogratz Brittany Futon gives your body all the support you need to sit and relax for hours. The combination of curved armrests and slanted legs work together to provide a unique rounded look that stands out. Designed with a multi-position split-back, it independently converts between a sitting, lounging and sleeping position with an easy push-and-pull motion.

$1,770 $1,039.09

Sit back and relax after a long day on this modern upholstered sofa. Two large cushions provide a plush place to lounge, while four cherry rubberwood legs and frame provide support and eye-catching style. Seven tufted buttons round out the design, creating designer-worthy appeal in your space.


You'll opt for this sectional because it assembles in less than 15 minutes, has hundreds of great reviews and is under $1,000. But you'll keep it because of its goes-with-any-design-style sensibility, solid wood framing and easy-to-care-for upholstery.

Urban Outfitters

Yes, this is a leather sofa for a little over $1,000. The midcentury modern seating is upholstered in soft recycled cantina leather and is made to order with four color options. Espresso-stained maple wood legs ground the piece, and two matching bolster pillows are included.


Deeply sloped arms give this classic sofa a striking profile, while precision-cut wood framing creates a durable structure that lasts without the steep price tag. The cushions are filled with 100-percent gel-blended foam, which creates that just-right sink-in feeling.

Ashely Furniture

Reviewers love this uber-affordable couch (it's less than $450!), and a lot of customers say they've had theirs for over a decade, making its price-per-year hard to beat. Ultra-soft upholstery and pillow-topped armrests provide everyday comfort.

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