Automotive Interior leather Market Research Report—Global Forecast till 2032

Automotive Interior Leather Market Research Report Information By Material (Genuine and Synthetic), By Vehicle (Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, and Heavy Commercial Vehicles), By Application (Seats & Center Stack, Carpets, Headliners, Upholstery, Seat Belt, Door Panels, and Others), and By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest Of The World) – Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/CnM/2406-CR | 167 Pages | Author: Anshula Mandaokar | January 2023         

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Global Automotive Interior Leather Market Overview


Automotive Interior Leather Market Size was valued at USD 28.2 Billion in 2022. The Automotive Interior leather market Application is projected to grow from USD 29.6 Billion in 2023 to USD 44.1 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.10% during the forecast period (2023 - 2032). The expanding demand from the automotive sector and the expanding desire for improved aesthetics in car interior components are the key market drivers enhancing the market growth.


Automotive Interior Leather Market Share


Material: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Automotive Interior Leather Market Trends




  • The growing demand from the automotive industry is driving the market growth




The increased demand from the automotive industry and the rising desire for improved aesthetics in car interior components are predicted to be the main drivers of the expansion. Over the projected period, the spike in demand for synthetic leather in mid- and economy-segment car versions is likely to further fuel the market.  automobile production is being propelled by nations with fast GDP growth, increased disposable income, and government support. The rise of the middle class and cheaper prices for leather and other resources support the expansion of the Asia Pacific automobile manufacturing sector. Important manufacturers like BMW, Ford Motor Company, Jaguar, and Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. are investing in the region as well. The lower cost of making synthetic leather is a significant factor in its increased use. Synthetic leather is easier and less expensive to produce than natural leather. The market penetration will be improved as a result of the increasing investment in synthetic leather.


Leather is widely used in car interiors because of its extreme durability and posh appearance. It is used in a variety of car interior parts, such as the gearbox, consoles, seats, entertainment systems, instrument panels, and interior decoration. Due to the high leather elasticity, they are incredibly comfortable and resistant to alcohol, water, stains, extreme heat, and cold, which also lengthens their durability and saves maintenance costs. The PVC vinyl fabric used for seat upholstery is one of the most frequently used materials in the automotive industry. The majority of passenger cars use leather. Along with customer demand for customization and the quality feel of the seats, the aftermarket industry's need for leather has increased enormously. In addition, the vehicle sector is rapidly growing.


Along with the rise of e-vehicles in recent years, the automobile sector has experienced rapid expansion in recent years. Additionally, lowering harmful emissions improves safety and comfort, protects the environment, and generates greater economic activity. The automobile industry is seeing some notable trends related to fuel-efficient vehicles. Automotive interior leathers are used extensively in large vehicles and carriers, passenger cars, and other locomotives due to their great wear resistance and durability. The market for automobile interior leather is also anticipated to rise as driverless and electric vehicles become more prevalent. For instance, 48% of consumers in Japan and 61% of consumers in China are likely to choose a hybrid-electric or battery-electric mode of transportation for their next car. The automotive market is still anticipated to be driven in the next years by an increase in the consumption of vehicles powered by petrol and diesel. During the projected period, these developments in the automotive industry are anticipated to increase demand for vehicle interior leather. Thus, driving the Automotive Interior leather market revenue.


Automotive Interior leather Market Industry Insights


Automotive Interior leather Material Insights


The  Automotive Interior leather market segmentation, based on Material, includes Genuine and Synthetic. Genuine segment dominated the market in 2022. The majority of genuine leather is made from the skin of lamb, deer, and cattle and is produced by tanning animal hide. Despite the existence of more affordable alternatives, it is a byproduct of the Middle East and Africa sector and is being widely used, especially in luxury vehicles. Some of the biggest end customers of the product include Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Land Rover, and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG. Over the projected period, these elements are anticipated to fuel the demand for the material.


Automotive Interior leather Vehicle Insights


The  Automotive Interior leather market segmentation, based on Vehicle, includes Passenger Cars, Light Commercial Vehicles, and Heavy Commercial Vehicles. Passenger Cars segment dominated the market in 2022. the increase in use of passenger cars because they offer protection against a variety of environmental factors like dust, heat, accidents, and other hazards. is likely to increase passenger car production, which is anticipated to have a beneficial effect on growth throughout the forecast year.


Figure 1:  Automotive Interior Leather Market, by Vehicle, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)


Automotive Interior Leather Market, by Vehicle


Material: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


Automotive Interior leather Application Insights


The  Automotive Interior leather market segmentation, based on Application, includes Seats & Center Stack, Carpets, Headliners, Upholstery, Seat Belt, Door Panels, and Others. Seats & center stack segment dominated the  Automotive Interior leather market in 2022. With advantages including durability, a softer feel, reduced interior noise levels, less vibrations, and aesthetic qualities, leather is becoming more and more common in interior car parts like the seat and centre stack. Additionally, throughout the course of the projection period, demand for leather in automobile interiors is anticipated to be driven by the desire for luxury vehicles.


Automotive Interior leather Regional Insights


By region, the study provides the market insights into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. The Asia Pacific Automotive Interior leather market dominated this market in 2022 (45.80%). The regional product demand is being supplemented by the rapidly growing motor vehicle manufacturing industry. The regional demand is anticipated to be dominated by China and India. The market players in Asia Pacific are growing their production capacity to meet the import demands of nations like the United States, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Major companies are focusing on developing nations to meet the growing demand for their products and boost their profitability. Moreover, China’s Automotive Interior leather market held the largest market share and the Indian Automotive Interior leather market was the fastest growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.


Further, the major countries studied in the market report are The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil.


Figure 2:  AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR LEATHER MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022 (USD Billion)


AUTOMOTIVE INTERIOR LEATHER MARKET SHARE BY REGION 2022


Material: Secondary Research, Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review


The North America Automotive Interior leather Market is expected to register significant growth from 2023 to 2032. The market is expected to rise as a result of rising passenger car demand and increased luxury vehicle demand in the area. Further, the U.S. Automotive Interior leather market held the largest market share, and the Canada Automotive Interior leather market was the fastest growing market in the North America region.


Europe Automotive Interior leather market accounted for a healthy market share in 2022. Some of the key market drivers in the region include the availability of resources, increasing use of premium automobiles, and simple access to cutting-edge technology. Further, the German Automotive Interior leather market held the largest market share, and the U.K Automotive Interior leather market was the fastest growing market in the European region


Automotive Interior leather Key Market Players & Competitive Insights


Leading market players are investing heavily in research and development in order to expand their product lines, which will help the Automotive Interior leather market, grow even more. Market participants are also undertaking a variety of strategic activities to expand their footprint, with important market developments including new product launches, contractual agreements, mergers and acquisitions, higher investments, and collaboration with other organizations. To expand and survive in a more competitive and rising market climate, Automotive Interior leather Industry must offer cost-effective items.


Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the  Automotive Interior leather Industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Automotive Interior leather Industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to medicine. Major players in the Automotive Interior leather market, including GST AutoLeather Inc., Boxmark Leather GMBH & CO. KG, Midori Auto Leather CO., LTD., Bader Gmbh & Co. Kg, Continental Ag, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Zhejiang, Hexin Holdings Co., Ltd., Teijin Limited, Gruppo Mastrotto Spa., and Asahi Kasei Corporation, are attempting to increase market demand by investing in research and development Materials.


Sage Car Interiors is one of the leading producers of vehicle Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) with materials for automobile interiors, such as seating, door panel surfaces, and headliners. The continents of Asia, EMEA, South America, and the United States are among those with offices and factories on a  scale. Sage's primary competencies include consumer research, sustainability, and inventive OEM problem solving. Sage wants to continually be at the forefront of the industry in terms of design, engineering, and technical ability, supported by first-rate production. Sage Automotive Interiors' parent business is Asahi Kasei. synthetic leather producer and supplier In July 2022, Sage-ONF started mass production silicone synthetic leather for automobile interiors. The Sage-ONF plant in Shanghai, China, has started producing due to a high degree of customer demand.


Pangea, formerly known as GST Seton AutoLeather, is a leading supplier of leather to the automotive industry. We provide all-encompassing interior solutions that redefine supplier service standards. Our 5,000-person workforce, which is dispersed across four continents, is inspired by a well-controlled enthusiasm for leather. Our company, Connected by natureTM, is leading the way in the development of mobility interiors. visit communicate, go visit PangeaMade. One area of expertise is mobility interiors. In April 2019, GST AutoLeather Inc. inaugurated a brand-new leather finishing factory in Jiaxing.


Key Companies in the Automotive Interior leather market include



  • GST AutoLeather Inc.

  • Boxmark Leather GMBH & CO. KG

  • Midori Auto Leather CO., LTD.

  • Bader Gmbh & Co. Kg

  • Continental Ag

  • Nan Ya Plastics Corporation

  • Zhejiang Hexin Holdings Co., Ltd.

  • Teijin Limited

  • Gruppo Mastrotto Spa.

  • Asahi Kasei Corporation


Automotive Interior leather Application Developments


December 2021: With the goal of shedding light on the significant advancements as well as the long-term factors that will affect the industry in the years and months to come, ILM created a special digital forum that brought together significant players from all points along the automobile leather manufacturing chain.


June 2017: A production line was started by Faurecia S.A. in Huejotzingo, Puebla, Mexico.


Automotive Interior leather Market Segmentation


Automotive Interior leather Material Outlook



  • Genuine

  • Synthetic


Automotive Interior leather Vehicle Outlook



  • Passenger Cars

  • Light Commercial Vehicles

  • Heavy Commercial Vehicles


Automotive Interior leather Application Outlook



  • Seats & Center Stack

  • Carpets

  • Headliners

  • Upholstery

  • Seat Belt

  • Door Panels

  • Others


Automotive Interior leather Regional Outlook



  • North America

    • US

    • Canada



  • Europe

    • Germany

    • France

    • UK

    • Italy

    • Spain

    • Rest of Europe



  • Asia-Pacific

    • China

    • Japan

    • India

    • Australia

    • South Korea

    • Australia

    • Rest of Asia-Pacific



  • Rest of the World

    • Middle East

    • Africa

    • Latin America



Report Scope:

Report Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 28.2 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 29.6 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 44.1 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 5.10% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Material, Vehicle, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The U.S., Canada, German, France, U.K, Italy, Spain, China, Japan, India, Australia, South Korea, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled GST AutoLeather Inc., Boxmark Leather GMBH & CO. KG, Midori Auto Leather CO., LTD., Bader Gmbh & Co. Kg, Continental Ag, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Zhejiang, Hexin Holdings Co., Ltd., Teijin Limited, Gruppo Mastrotto Spa., and Asahi Kasei Corporation
Key Market Opportunities Increase in the production and adoption of EVs
Key Market Dynamics The growing demand from the automotive industry and the rising demand for enhanced aesthetics in interior components of vehicles




Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Automotive Interior leather market size was valued at USD 28.2 Billion in 2022.

The Automotive Interior leather market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 5.10% during the forecast period, 2023-2032.

Asia Pacific had the largest share in the Automotive Interior leather market

The key players in the Automotive Interior leather market are GST AutoLeather Inc., Boxmark Leather GMBH & CO. KG, Midori Auto Leather CO., LTD., Bader Gmbh & Co. Kg, Continental Ag, Nan Ya Plastics Corporation, Zhejiang, Hexin Holdings Co., Ltd., Teijin Limited, Gruppo Mastrotto Spa., and Asahi Kasei Corporation

Genuine Material dominated the Automotive Interior leather market in 2022.

The Passenger Cars Vehicle had the largest share in the Automotive Interior leather market.

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