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Couches are one of those pieces of furniture that can end up being the most expensive thing you own. But a couch is an investment piece that will last you years if taken care of properly. Because I love a good deal, I looked into the best affordable couches that offer the most value.
Here’s a tip: When looking for a couch you want to last, there are a few things to consider. Think about your lifestyle, budget, design, and the amount of space you have. One of our favorites is the Honbay Convertible Sectional Sofa because it’s versatile, works in small spaces, and has firm cushions.
Below you’ll find more of the best affordable couches under $400 that can work for every lifestyle and home. For more savings, make sure to check out early Ikea Black Friday deals happening now, plus tips on how to save at West Elm.
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1. Room Essentials Futon Sofa with Arms
Click-clack technology, clean lines, and modern design make this futon from Target the perfect fit for your space. Its neutral color, durable material, and comfortable cushions ($240, Target) give it the contemporary look without having to spend more.
2. Christopher Knight Home Bridie Mid-Century Modern Loveseat
If you’re looking for a couch that will work in a small space and make a statement, this mid-century love seat ($289.99, Amazon) is a favorite. Its slim silhouette is ideal for studio apartments and other compact rooms. Amazon Prime members get free delivery in a few days.
3. Aisha 69.68” Vegan Leather Loveseat
This one is a little bit of a splurge, but we say it’s worth it. This vintage-inspired couch ($339.99, Wayfair) is our pick for the best faux-leather design. With modern industrial design, high-quality materials, and lived-in distressing, it blends in with any space. The material is scratch-resistant — perfect for a home with little ones and pets.
4. DHP Cooper 3-Seater Sofa
This velvet 3-seater couch will be the centerpiece of any room you place it in. Its soft upholstery and pocket-coil seats ($350, Walmart) make it a cozy place to take meetings from or entertain your friends. At just under $400, you don’t have to spend a lot on style.
5. Modern Convertible Sleeper Sofa
This sleeper couch is anything but basic. During the day, it’s a stylish, sleek lounger ($372.54, Overstock) with a convenient cupholder that can also be used as a place to keep all your snacks. At night, it easily converts into a bed with comfortable padding and built-in pillows for when you have guests over. Sign up for Overstock.com’s emails to get an extra 15% off and access to more offers and savings.
6. Hana 52.40” Upholstered Loveseat
This love seat ($399.99, Wayfair) checks all of our boxes: timeless design, great for small spaces, practical, and in our budget. The eucalyptus wood legs and neutral fabric color will perfectly complement any space.
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7. Honbay Convertible Sectional Sofa
Sectional couches are popular for their ability to create separate spaces within a room, and they’re a great spot for an afternoon nap. The cushions on this sectional ($419.99, Amazon) are firm, so you don’t have to worry about sinking. And no tools are necessary for assembly. It’s perfect for smaller apartments, a bedroom, or office space.
8. Foxcroft Sofa
The classic shape of this couch makes it the perfect fit for any design style. Its polyester upholstery is easy to dust, vacuum, or spot clean ($449.95, Raymour & Flannigan). Sign up for their VIP Club to get access to member-only savings, events, and more.
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