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Automotive Upholstery Market Research Report Information By Material Type (Woven and Non-Woven), By Sales Channel (OEM and Aftermarket), By Application (Dashboard, Seats, Roof Liners, and Door Trim) And By Region (North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, And Rest Of The World) –Market Forecast Till 2032

ID: MRFR/AM/4221-HCR | 100 Pages | Author: Swapnil Palwe| April 2024

Automotive Upholstery Market Overview:

The Automotive Upholstery market industry is projected to grow from USD 6.4 Billion in 2023 to USD 12.8 Billion by 2032, exhibiting a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 9.0% throughout the forecast period (2023 - 2032). Automotive Upholstery Market Size valued at USD 5.9 Billion in 2022.  Increased demand for vehicles with customer requirements and increased awareness related to automobile interiors are the key market drivers enhancing the market's growth.

Automotive Upholstery Market

Source: Secondary & Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

Automotive Upholstery Market Trends

  • Growing demand for upholstery in the automotive industry is driving the market growth.

Market CAGR for the Car Upholstery Fabric market is being driven by growing demand for upholstery in the automotive industry. The rising demand for automotive upholstery is due to the easy customization options available that adapt to the altering need of consumers over the years. The increasing demand for the products in commercial cars is ascribed to enhancing the durability and resistance to deterioration provided to the vehicles. Its flame-resistance safeguards the auto components from glazing sunlight and accidental exposures.

The rising awareness about the benefits of automobile upholstery is the main reason anticipated to boost the growth of this industry. With time, importance has inclined from fancy seat coverings to comfortable and easy-to-maintain seat layering. Upholstery products have the capacity to enhance cost-effectiveness by safeguarding vehicular components against damage, giving resistance from water and oil, enhancing the strength of the component, and increasing the attractiveness of the car's interior. Furthermore, the accessibility of various different options and the ease of customization is another reason for increasing the demand for automotive upholstery. The media coverage for automotive coverings has grown with the increase in awareness towards the benefits related to the products. The demand is increasing for avoiding smears and stains that assist in maintaining hygiene and cleanliness within the vehicles. These are the advantages that are provided by auto upholstery, which act as a factor for the growth of the Car Upholstery Fabric market.

There are various applications of fabric, leather quality, and lightweight materials for interior seat covers in vehicles. The increase in vehicle production and rising end-user demand for customized automobiles with comfortable interiors are intended to boost the market. Thus, driving the Automotive Upholstery market revenue.

The development of green eco-friendly, and sustainable automotive coverings is a chance for revenue growth for the market. The innovations in automobile coating materials using plant-based woven textiles give a wide variety of additional benefits when compared to traditionally used fibers, as they are opting for lightweight materials that require less stitching. The lessening of the weight of the covering materials will also raise the fuel efficiency. The utilization of stretchy material-based seat coverings will provide comfort to the body of passengers. The development of materials that are cooler in summer and warmer in winter will further help to increase the requirement for the products because of extreme temperature fluctuations.

Automotive Upholstery Market Segment Insights:

Automotive Upholstery Material Type Insights

TheInterior Car Fabric Market segmentation, based on material type, includes Woven and Non-Woven. The non-woven segment dominated the market, accounting for the largest market revenue. The non-woven upholstery is easily available and comparatively cheaper, and it is anticipated to grow the market. The non-woven upholstery is more authentic, requires minimum maintenance, and is economical in nature. Non-woven fabrics have a wider range of applications as compared to woven materials, which is anticipated to fuel the growth of the market.

Figure 1: Automotive Upholstery Market, by Distribution Channel, 2022 & 2032 (USD Billion)

Automotive Upholstery Market, by Distribution Channel, 2022 & 2032

Source: Secondary & Primary Research, MRFR Database and Analyst Review

Automotive Upholstery Sales Channel Insights

The Automotive Upholstery Market segmentation, based on sales channels, includes OEM and Aftermarket. The OEM category is anticipated to dominate the market having the largest market share and is anticipated to influence the market throughout the forecast years. The rise in the demand for customization and growth in disposable incomes are major reasons for market growth.

Automotive Upholstery Application Insights

The Automotive Upholstery Market segmentation, based on application, includes Dashboard, Seats, Roof Liners, and Door Trim. The seat category dominate the market with the largest market share with to the rise in the sales of automotive, dominantly in developing countries. The seat covers utilize the most fabrics in automotive applications.

Automotive Upholstery Regional Insights

By region, the study gives market perceptions into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the Rest of the World. The North American Auto Interior market dominates this market, owing to an increase in the sales of electronic vehicles and luxury vehicles in this region. The presence of leading automotive manufacturers with a boost in industrialization will grow the automotive upholstery market. The US is the largest presenter of the automotive upholstery market in the North American region, as the car is one of the major needs in almost all households in the US.

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

Figure 2: Automotive Upholstery Market Share By Region 2022 (USD Billion)

 Automotive Upholstery Market Share By Region 2022

Source: Secondary & Primary Research, MRFR Database, and Analyst Review

Europe's Automotive Upholstery market accounts for the second-largest market share as it prefers automobiles and cars with flashy features and is attracted to the aesthetic appeal of upholstery. Further, the Germanvehicle's interior market held the largest market share, and the UK Automotive Upholstery market was the rapid-growing market in the European region.

The Asia-Pacific Automotive Upholstery Market is expected to grow at the rapid CAGR from 2023 to 2032. This is due to customers' diversion towards technologically advanced vehicles and the interiors that surplus the physical look of the vehicles and are also the major hubs for the automotive industry. Moreover, China’s Automotive Fabric market held the largest market share, and the Indian Automotive Upholstery market was the rapid-growing market in the Asia-Pacific region.

Automotive Upholstery Key Market Players & Competitive Insights

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

Manufacturing locally to minimize operational costs is one of the key business tactics used by manufacturers in the global Automotive Upholstery industry to benefit clients and increase the market sector. In recent years, the Automotive Upholstery industry has offered some of the most significant advantages to the automotive industry. Major players in the Automotive Upholstery market, including Lear Corp., Honda Cars India Ltd., Alcantara, Pecca Leather Sdn Bhd, Designtex, Celliant, Adient PLC, Faurecia, Toyota Boshoku, Grupo Antolin, Johnson Controls International Plc, Seiren Co., and others, are attempting to increase market demand by the investment in research and development operations.

Lear is a global leader in automotive technology for seating and e-systems and provides superior in-vehicle experience for consumers around the world. The company operates in 39 countries and is driven by a commitment to innovate and provide operational excellence and sustainability. In October 2022, Lear Corp. Of Southfield, Michigan, announced a wholly recyclable material use aimed to be launched in seating and door panel applications, available globally by 2024. As per Lear, the new material, called ReNewKnit is one of its kind of automotive textiles, which is fully recyclable and is manufactured with recyclable materials at the company's facilities in Poland and the UK by using 100 percent renewable electricity. As per the company, the material manufactured by Guilford Performance Textiles by Lear is made out of recycled plastic bottles. ReNewKnit fibers are spun from polyester yarn and completed with a foam-free recycled fleece backing, minimizing water and energy consumption even ahead during manufacturing.

Honda Cars India Ltd. is a manufacturing leader of superior cars in India, which was established in December 1995 with a dedication to providing Honda's recent passenger car models and technologies for customers in India. The company's product line ranges from Honda Brio, Honda Jazz, Honda Amaze, Honda CR-V, and the newest launched Honda Civic. In April 2022, launched the most anticipated new City e: HEV, which is India's Supreme Electric Hybrid. The company's vision is to achieve carbon neutrality and zero collision fatalities by 2050 with the release of technical details of the new City e: HEV. The car's interior is plush, premium, and spacious, with a new Luxurious Two-Tone Ivory & Black Interior Color Theme.

Key Companies in the Automotive Upholstery market include

  • Lear Corp.

  • Honda Cars India Ltd.

  • Alcantara

  • Pecca Leather Sdn Bhd

  • Designtex

  • Celliant

  • Adient PLC

  • Faurecia

  • Toyota Boshoku

  • Grupo Antolin

  • Johnson Controls International Plc

  • Seiren Co.

Automotive Upholstery Industry Developments

May 2022: Alcantara confirmed that the vehicle interior of the Maserati MC20 is the outcome of a joint venture between designers at Centre Stile Maserati and a designer and technical experts at Alcantara Complex Manufacturing. Alcantara-clad seats provide the driver with a high degree of stability, even when experiencing lateral accelerations, meaning precision cornering.

January 2022: 1.74-ha leasehold industrial land for MYR 8.45 million was purchased by Malaysia-based Pecca Leather Sdn Bhd. The land of Selangor is a part of mixed industrial, commercial, and residential development known as UMHW HVM Park. Pecca handles styling, manufacturing, and installing leather upholstery for the seat covers for the automotive and aviation industries.

February 2021: Designtex and Celliant launched a selection of upholstery fabrics made out of natural sources and therm-reactive minerals with non-woven support and are available in fifty color schemes.

Automotive Upholstery Market Segmentation:

Automotive Upholstery Material Type Outlook

  • Woven

  • Non-Woven

Automotive Upholstery Sales Channel Outlook

  • OEM

  • Aftermarket

Automotive Upholstery Application Outlook

  • Dashboard

  • Seats

  • Roof Liners

  • Door Trim

Automotive Interior 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 Attribute/Metric Details
Market Size 2022 USD 5.9 Billion
Market Size 2023 USD 6.4 Billion
Market Size 2032 USD 12.8 Billion
Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) 9.0% (2023-2032)
Base Year 2022
Market Forecast Period 2023-2032
Historical Data 2018- 2022
Market Forecast Units Value (USD Billion)
Report Coverage Revenue Forecast, The Market Competitive Landscape, Growth Factors, and Trends
Segments Covered Material Type, Sales Channel, Application, and Region
Geographies Covered North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and the Rest of the World
Countries Covered The US, Canada, German, France, the UK, Italy, Spain, South Korea, China, Japan, India, Australia, and Brazil
Key Companies Profiled Lear Corp., Honda Cars India Ltd., Alcantara, Pecca Leather Sdn Bhd, Designtex, Celliant, Adient PLC, Faurecia, Toyota Boshoku, Grupo Antolin, Johnson Controls International Plc, Seiren Co.  
Key Market Opportunities Increasing demand for comfort and luxurious vehicles.
Key Market Dynamics Increased awareness among the customers for automotive interiors, the rising influence of popular media, and affluent buyers.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

The Automotive Upholstery Market size valued at USD 5.9 Billion in 2022.

The global market is predicted to rise at a CAGR of 9.0% throughout the forecast period, 2023-2032.

North America had largest share of the global market.

The key market players are Lear Corp., Honda Cars India Ltd., Alcantara, Pecca Leather Sdn Bhd, Designtex, Celliant, Adient PLC, Faurecia, Toyota Boshoku, Grupo Antolin, Johnson Controls International Plc, Seiren Co.

The non-woven category dominated the market in 2022.

The OEM channel had the largest share in the global market.

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