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Please see post in the e-Niro subforum for context:
Steering wheel / seats material - genuine or synthetic leather?

I would like to ask Soul EV drivers, especially of the newest First Edition, the same question - do you think your seats are genuine or synthetic leather?

There's no mention of a "leather trimmed steering wheel" in the Soul EV brochure, so I'm not asking about that - but please feel free to let me know about it too!
 

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Very hard to tell the difference, but synthetic does not breathe much (if at all), so is uncomfortable. If you want to avoid real, I suggest you avoid either.
 

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I would happily do so - I prefer cloth seats anyway - but the current "First Edition" Soul EV only comes with

Luxury perforated black pure leather seating with grey stitching [...] plus artificial-leather-covered armrest.
and then a footnote that says

Some parts of the leather upholstery contain faux leather
Hence my confusion (see also thread linked above)
 

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Most manufacturers note only put leather on the bits you sit on, so the seat back & sides would be faux plus door cards etc.

So basically only leather bits would be the seat facings.
 
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