What is Toyota’s Softex Seat Surface Material?

Car companies are going towards environmentally responsible materials for their cabin interiors, that's a good thin.

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Nearly all auto manufactures have been slowly making the shift towards sustainable and recyclable materials for their car interiors. Toyota’s car seats are known to be luxurious and comfortable to their millions of customers.

The seats are made with a soft, leather-like material that is incredibly comfortable and supportive. The company calls this material that covers some of their car seats “Softex” – check out the 2023 Sequoia interior.

Toyota’s Softex: what is it?

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Toyota’s Softex material is a high-quality synthetic leather (made from thermoplastic polyurethane) that is used to cover car seats. It has a soft, luxurious feel and is easy to clean. This Softex material is also breathable and highly durable, making it perfect for those long road trips.

It is also resistant to UV light, which helps keep the material looking its best even after many years of use. It is also water resistant, making it great for families with young children.

Top qualities of Toyota’s Softex

  • easy to clean
  • stain-resistant
  • resistant to UV light
  • spill-resistant
  • soft and luxuriant feel
  • durable (hard to tears)
  • not heavy as real leather (weighs 50% less )

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