How is the leather-like seat material?

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I found some threads about whether vegan leather is good from a policy perspective and its durability, but my question is... is it, like, nice?

We had a VW Jetta with synthetic leather-like material, and it wasn't so great. It looked pretty similar, but it had a lot more friction than the leather seats in our Audi A3.

Some of the early video reviews of the Model 3 referred to the interior as "leather", which makes me think the reviewers couldn't tell it apart from real leather. If you have the Model 3 now and another car with leather seats, how do they compare?
 

Benjamin Reed

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I had a Jetta with the fake leather too, and the Model 3's is definitely better. How much better you'll think it is is subjective, of course, but personally I think it's a step up.