How do I keep white leather seats clean?

About to buy a Volvo XC60 with blonde leather faced seats on the basic Momentum spec. Can you recommend how to give some protection for these seats from teenage children, jeans etc? I don't want seat covers. Cheers.

Asked on 30 July 2020 by Howard Rigby

Answered by Georgia Petrie
If you don't want seat covers, the key is regular maintenance. That means cleaning the seats once a week or so with a damp towel and then using a leather cleaner less often. Really depends on how much time you have and how dirty they get, but you could stretch to once a month. There are car specific cleaners and protectors which I'll link to below, or you can use something like Leatherique which we hear good things about. Once a year you'll want to apply some kind of leather oil or the like just to keep the seats soft and glossy. You can have a look at what you think will work for you. Essentially, it's just about keeping on top of it and not letting the leather dry out and crack, or get discoloured.

Meguiar's 3-in-1 leather cleaner:

Autoglym leather cleaner:

Leatherique oil:
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