If you've ever gone shopping for a couch, you know firsthand how expensive they can get. Sure, it's where you spend most of your time (usually while bingeing Netflix), but that doesn't mean you want to spend your entire paycheck on it. But how do you find options with sturdy upholstery, supreme comfort, and style points that won't break the bank? You read the reviews. Luckily, we did the scouring, price filtering, and browsing for you. All of these options are reliable, cozy, and punch in at $500 or less.
Our 13 Favorite Sofas Under $500
This versatile sectional futon is ideal for comfort, style, and practicality. With its colorful upholstery and midcentury-inspired splayed legs, this sofa will be everyone's favorite seat in your modern, cozy living room.
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Another sleeper sofa for under $500? Count us in! This striking velvet couch is perfect for your academia office or smaller living room. With a sophisticated yet fun feel, you can bring in the retro vibes or pull it into your ultra-modern home.
This three-seater sofa bed looks far more high end than it is. Something about the elegant and tapered golden legs, modern silhouette, and plush seat cushions makes us want to run out and buy it right now. Add a pop of color with some throw pillows or keep the look minimal by pairing it with only select decor.
This easy piece is ideal for your living room. As a sectional, it's perfect for lounging, and its plush cushions are extra inviting for movie night. Plus, its storage capacity means you can make your small living space even more functional and space-optimized.
Wooden accents and a modern silhouette perfectly pull together this sleek sofa. Plus, it not only serves as a futon for houseguests to sleep on but it can also be reclined for lounging. Since it's a split-back design, the two sides of the sofa work independently for everyone's ideal comfort (meaning one side can be reclined and the other upright).
Impress your guests with this midcentury modern number that looks a lot more expensive than it is. The comfortable foam cushions are tufted in a diamond pattern, adding extra allure to its simple silhouette.
Bring in more midcentury modern on a budget. Select from a variety of upholstery colors, like persimmon orange and mustard yellow.
At $360 a pop, you could get two of these for your space without blowing your budget.
Memory foam + sleeper sofa = ultimate comfort. This midcentury modern futon will fit in seamlessly with your decor and attract more overnight guests to your place.
Looking to keep things simple? This midcentury modern sofa is great for your understated living room. Simply spruce it up with some cushions and add a wooden side table to complete the look. The neutral color and classic silhouette will allow this couch to elevate your entire space.
This Euro-chic couch looks way more expensive than it is. That's because of its stunning upholstery, modern silhouette, and clean lines. Just imagine how it'll look with a pop of color and your favorite leafy plant.
This modern settee will spruce up your space. Plus, just look at that fun pop of yellow! It's sure to wow anyone who lays eyes on it.