Sleep or Sit: 12 Stylish and Functional Futons Under $275

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FUN, FUNCTIONAL, AND AFFORDABLE


Futons double as a bed and couch and are a functional way to save space while adding comfort and a bit of style to small apartments, dorm rooms, or guest bedrooms. Quality mattresses and sofas sold separately can be pricey, but futons are often available for less. These 12 futons will have you sleeping soundly for $275 or less.

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MAINSTAYS CONTEMPO FUTON

Sold at Walmart for $159, the Mainstays Contempo Futon comes highly rated by customers and is available in four colors: black, charcoal, brown, and red. The futon features a metal frame with a micro-suede upholstered mattress.
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DHP EMILY CONVERTIBLE FUTON

Futons are built to be highly functional, but Dorel Home Products' Emily Convertible Futon is proof that futons can also be chic. Available in black or white, the faux-leather futon sells for less than $160 at both Amazon and Walmart.com and can also be found at other online retailers.
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DHP EMILY CHAISE LOUNGER

The DHP Emily Chaise Lounger puts a twist on the classic, simple futon: Instead of a couch, it's a chaise lounge by day and stretches out into a single bed by night. It's available in faux leather or linen-like upholstery from Amazon, Walmart, and other online retailers from about $133.
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IKEA BEDDINGE LÖVÅS

For a bright and simple futon, check out the Beddinge Lövås at Ikea for $269. A classic style available in three colors, it features an armless design and a removable mattress cover that's machine washable.
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DHP METRO SPLIT FUTON

The DHP Metro Split Futon features a split back that allows users to adjust the sofa into multiple sitting and sleeping positions. Unlike many futons, this one has upholstered arms for additional comfort and style, plus pockets on the sides for storage. The microfiber upholstery comes in five colors and sells for $215 at Walmart.
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SAUDER STUDIOEDGE DESHLER CONVERTIBLE FUTON SOFA

Among the cheaper futons on this list, the Sauder StudioEdge Deshler convertible futon sells for $179 at Walmart. The stain-resistant microfiber cover is available in three colors: brown, black, and gray. Note: Walmart adds a $20 shipping surcharge for this product.
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DHP KEBO FUTON

Shoppers looking to add sophisticated flair to a small space at a budget-friendly price may want to look at DHP's Kebo Futon. Priced at $122 at Walmart and available in five colors, the Kebo is shorter and narrower than standard futons, and ideal for cramped dorm rooms or small guest bedrooms.
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BEST CHOICE PRODUCTS FAUX LEATHER FOLD DOWN FUTON

Another option for a futon that functions primarily as a sofa, this black faux-leather futon features a split-back design, for multiple sleeping and seating positions, and two cupholders incorporated into the arms. It's sold through several third-party marketplaces (including Amazon, Sears, and Walmart) but can also be purchased directly from the manufacturer for $185.
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DHP DILLAN FUTON

For a simple and casual futon with minimal flair, look to the DHP Dillan Futon. Great for a dorm where extra seating is needed, it can be converted into multiple positions and is available in vanilla-colored faux leather, or microfiber fabric in tan and gray. It's available from several online retailers, including Walmart, where prices range from $155 to $176.
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DHP NOLA FUTON

The sleek Nola Futon from DHP is ideal for the style-conscious consumer looking to save space and add comfort. Button-tufted faux leather and silver legs add a touch of sophistication while maintaining functionality. It comes in black and costs $139 on Amazon.
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ZIPCODE DESIGN CARISSA PILLOW-TOP FUTON

The Zipcode Design Carissa pillow-top futon and mattress seats three and converts to a full-size sleeper. Covered in black microfiber and seated on a wooden frame, this futon is available through Wayfair for $248 with free shipping.
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DHP MADISON CUPHOLDER FUTON

Futons are already bi-functional, but the DHP Madison Cupholder Futon adds another level of functionality with a fold-down table and cup holder on the back of the center cushion. Covered in faux black leather, the futon folds down into a twin-size bed and costs $180 through Sears.