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.BMW
325i sport wagon
325xi sport wagon
525i sport wagon
Z3 roadster 2.5iChrysler
All Chrysler Group vehicles (Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep® brands), except one, come standard with fabric or leather-alternative seats.Hyundai
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
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
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.Subaru
2002 Impreza 2.5TS wagon
2002 Outback sport wagon
2002 Outback wagon
2003 Forester X
2003 Legacy L sedan
2003 Legacy L wagon
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