Leather-Free Cars for Caring Drivers

Leather-Free Cars for Caring Drivers

Car Models Available With a Skin-Free Interior

There is nothing luxurious about the stolen skin of a tortured animal. Steer clear of cruelty by purchasing only cars that are not lined with death.

Bader, a leather company based in Germany, supplies just one car company with 800,000 skins per year. It takes the skin of about four cows to make one leather car interior-often times more.

There is no excuse for this. Many synthetic materials are widely available, and they feel and look just like leather. There are also, of course, many wonderful natural fibers's that car companies can, and many do use.

If the car model of your choice is not listed, please write to the concerned company and ask that it make all models of its cars available with a non-leather option, at least on special order.

325Ci coupe
325Ci convertible
325i sedan
325i sport wagon
325xi sedan
325xi sport wagon
330Ci coupe
330i sedan
330xi sedan
525i sedan
525i sport wagon
530i sedan
X5 3.0i
Z3 roadster 2.5i

All Chrysler Group vehicles (Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep´┐Ż brands), except one, come standard with fabric or leather-alternative seats.

2003 Tiburon, base model
2002 Elantra, gls
2002 Santa Fe, base model
2002 Accent, all trim levels
(Information applies to the U.S. only)

Kia Motors
All Kia Motors vehicles come with the option of a cloth interior.

Jaguar offers cloth on its X-type and S-type models outside of North America, but otherwise it does not offer a non-leather option.

Land Rover
Land Rover has three different models-Freelander, Discovery Series II and
Range Rover.
Freelander: Cloth is standard.
Discovery Series II: "Duragrain" (vinyl) upholstery is standard (SD models).
Range Rover: Cloth is offered as an option in some markets; special requests are taken.

2002 Impreza 2.5TS wagon
2002 Outback sport wagon
2002 Outback wagon
2003 Forester X
2003 Legacy L sedan
2003 Legacy L wagon

Source: http://www.cowsarecool.com

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