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As you may have noticed, it’s difficult to comparison shop for mattresses between retailers because they often have different names for what seems to be the same exact mattress. Or, the retailer will claim their mattress is an exclusive, or their model has some feature that nobody else has that makes it different. How then will you take advantage of the price match guarantees that so many places offer? We’re here to help!
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Mattresses are sold under different names at different retailers, and Sealy is no exception. This can make it difficult to comparison shop a mattress you liked from one retailer at other retailers. It is especially difficult to make these comparisons when the retailer doesn’t list the specs of the mattress on their website. This is a guide to compare the models of Sealy mattresses that came out in 2017.
Sealy has a few different lineups. In the past, they had the “Sealy brand” lineup and then the “Posturepedic” lineup. This year, they seem to be moving away from that. Now, the mattresses are all “Sealy,” but the higher end ones (in the Performance and Premier collections) now say “with Posturepedic technology.”
Have you considered an online brand? Here are some of our favorites, or if you’d prefer scroll down to view the comparison chart.
As you compare names in the following chart, keep a couple things in mind.
|Essential||Bale Firm||-||Blue Arbor Firm||-|
|Castra Firm||Essentials 8.5 inch firm||-||-|
|Seward Firm||Essentials 10" firm||Rustic Pass Firm||-|
|Seward Plush||Essentials 10.5" Plush||-||-|
|Townhouse Cushion Firm||Essentials 11" Cushion Firm||-||Cavell Cushion Firm|
|Townhouse Plush Eurotop||Essentials 11.5" Plush Eurotop||-||-|
|Townhouse Plush Pillowtop||Essentials 13" Plush Pillowtop||-||-|
|Performance||Santa Paula Cushion Firm||Performance 12" Cushion Firm||Chase Pointe||Kenney Firm|
|Santa Paula Plush||Performance 12" Plush||-||-|
|Santa Paula Cushion Firm Eurotop||-||-||Kenney Cushion Firm Eurotop|
|Santa Paula Plush Eurotop||Performance 13" Plush Eurotop||-||-|
|Santa Paula Cushion Firm Pillowtop||-||-||-|
|Santa Paula Plush Pillowtop||-||-||-|
|Mountain Ridge Firm||-||Lawson Cushion Firm||Benish Firm|
|Mountain Ridge Plush||-||Lawson Plush||-|
|Mountain Ridge Cushion Firm Eurotop||-||-||Benish Cushion Firm Eurotop|
|Mountain Ridge Plush Eurotop||-||-||-|
|Mountain Ridge Cushion Firm Pillowtop||-||Lawson Cushion Firm Pillowtop||McCann Firm Pillowtop|
|Mountain Ridge Plush Pillowtop||-||Lawson Plush Pillowtop||McCann Plush Pillowtop|
|Cooper Mountain Firm||Performance 12.5" Firm||Shore Drive Extra Firm||Dolby Ultra Firm|
|Cooper Mountain Cushion Firm||-||-||Dolby Cushion Firm|
|Cooper Mountain Plush||-||-||Dolby Plush|
|Cooper Mountain Cushion Firm Pillowtop||-||Shore Drive Cushion Firm Pillowtop||Dolby Cushion Firm Pillowtop|
|Cooper Mountain Plush Pillowtop||Performance 13.5" Plush pillowtop||Shore Drive Plush Pillowtop||Dolby Plush Pillowtop|
|Premium||Warrenville Cushion Firm||-||-||Goldrick Cushion Firm|
|Warrenville Cushion Firm Pillowtop||-||-||Goldrick Firm Pillowtop|
|Warrenville Plush Pillowtop||Premium 14" Plush Pillowtop||-||Goldrick Cushion Firm Pillowtop|
|Barrett Court Ultra Firm||-||-||Rosati Ultra Firm|
|Barrett Court Cushion Firm||-||-||-|
|Barrett Court Plush||-||-||Rosati Plush|
|Barrett Court Cushion Firm Pillowtop||-||-||-|
|Barrett Court Plush Pillowtop||-||-||Rosati Plush Pillowtop|
If the model you were looking for isn’t on the chart, contact me through the form on my Comparison Shopping page with the details of what you saw, or leave a comment below.
If you’re comparing to models that came out in 2015, keep a few things in mind.
This year, they changed the coil system in the mattresses. They’re using more coils than before, but they’re shaped differently, so it’s not exactly an apples-to-apples comparison.
Every mattress company on the planet works every year to build a mattress that moves ever closer to delivering a perfect night’s sleep. Sealy is no different in that chase. Sealy’s 2017 offerings are upgrades from the 2015 models with different names but improved coil structures.
The 2015 versions have also been renamed: Sealy Brand or Non-Posturepedic is now Essentials. The Posturepedic Plus is now Performance. The Posturepedic Select is now Premium. All three collections include some combination of (1) thin comfort layers using poly or gel foam combined with increasingly luxe fabric covers and (2) an improved base layer of pocket coils.
One rule of thumb about the chart, Amazon will list the Sealy options using the same designations: Essentials, Performance or Premium. They will not offer as many firmness options, but at least you know the Sealy apple compares favorably to the Amazon apple.
Keep in mind that the higher end versions, regardless of the “line,” will include the “Posturepedic” technology. Sealy’s innovation specifically offers more support where most bodies are heaviest—in the center. It is meant to keep that heavier part to keep your spine aligned. That doesn’t guarantee better contouring from head to toe, but it does give you that firm support where you need it most.
Traditionally, Sealy has offered economical options to the masses that are consistently known for a firm and bouncy feel. After developing the posturepedic technology, it also offered a sturdier version less likely to prematurely begin sagging in the middle since the middle was reinforced.
When you’re a national player in the mattress retail world like Sealy is, you have to reinvent your mattresses every once in a while. That is what Sealy has done here for 2017. The fact that the mattresses are affordable and easy to find at retailers across the country is a major draw.