Automotive Interior Leather Market: Current Analysis and Forecast (2022-2028)


Emphasis on Material (Genuine and Synthetic); Vehicle (Passenger Vehicles and Commercial Vehicles); Application (Seats & Center Stack, Carpets, Headliners, Upholstery, Seatbelt, Door Panels, and Others); Region and Country







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Report Description

Automotive Interior Leather Market
Automotive Interior Leather Market

The global automotive interior leather market is likely to showcase a growth of around 5% during the forecast period. Globally, automobile manufacturers are increasingly focusing on providing a luxury experience to the owner of the vehicles. High-end vehicle interior is one the key areas where companies are focusing on improving the consumer experience. In providing the experience, leather plays a key role as it gives a luxurious feel while simultaneously, they are designed to meet stringent performance, environmental requirements, and customer demands. Therefore, as the global automobile industry started showing recovery post-2020, it is expected that it would have a positive impact on the global automotive interior leather market. In the interior part of the vehicle, leather is used in seats & center stacks, carpets, headliners, upholstery, seat belt, and door panel among others. Further, as consumers are increasingly opting for four-wheelers over two-wheelers due to safety reasons and changing lifestyles, the sales of automobiles are expected to grow over the forecast period, thereby likely to grow the market size for the leather used in the automobile industry.

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“Amongst material, genuine leather accounted the significant portion of the pie”

Based on material, the market is categorized into genuine and synthetic leather. Of both, genuine leather covers a prominent position in the market and is expected to maintain a strong uphold in the market during the forecast period as well. This can be ascribed to its usage in luxury vehicles and the genuine leather demand from customers. Further, high costs helped the category to maintain a good position in the market in terms of value.

“Amongst application, seats and center stack held a prominent position in the market in 2020”

Based on application, the market is categorized into seats & center stack, carpets, headliners, upholstery, seatbelt, door panels, and others. Among these, seats & center stack accounted for a prominent share of the market owing to the large volume of leather consumption in the seats & center stack. Further, owing to the benefits such as durability, softer feel, lower interior noise levels, and lesser vibrations, it is used in seats & center stack.

“Asia-Pacific is likely to showcase significant growth during the forecast period”

For a better understanding of the market adoption of automotive interior leather, the market is analyzed based on its worldwide presence in the countries such as North America (the United States, Canada, Rest of North America), Europe (Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, and Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, and Rest of Asia-Pacific), and Rest of World. The Asia-Pacific region held a strong position in the market owing to the large automobile industry of the region. Regional countries like China, India, Japan, and South Korea are among the largest vehicle producers. Further, international vehicle manufacturing companies are opening their manufacturing facilities in the region to take advantage of low operation costs and cater to their customers both regionally and outside.

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  • Detailed examination of drivers, restraints, key trends, and opportunities prevailing in the industry
  • The study comprehensively covers the market across different segments
  • Deep dive country-level analysis of the industry

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1.1.Market Definitions
1.2.Main Objective
2.1.Research Process of the Automotive Interior Leather Market
2.2.Research Methodology of the Automotive Interior Leather Market
2.3.Respondent Profile
8.1.Passenger Vehicles
8.2.Commercial Vehicles
9.1.Seats & Center Stack
9.6.Door Panels
10.1.North America 
 10.1.1.The United States
 10.1.3.Rest of North America
 10.2.2.The United Kingdom
 10.2.6.Rest of Europe
 10.3.4.Rest of Asia-Pacific
10.4.Rest of World 
11.1.Market Drivers
11.2.Market Challenges
11.3.Impact Analysis
14.1.Demand Side Analysis
14.2.Supply Side Analysis
16.1.Competitive Landscape
 16.1.1.Porters Fiver Forces Analysis
17.1.Pangea Made Inc.
17.2.Lear Corporation
17.3.CTL Leather Inc.
17.4.DK Leather Seats Sdn Bhd
17.5.Scottish Leather Group Limited
17.6.Wollsdorf International GmbH
17.7.Classic Soft Trim
17.8.Katzkin Leather Inc.
17.9.Mayur Uniquoters Limited
17.10.Seiren Co. Ltd.

Research Methodology

Research Methodology for Global Automotive Interior Leather Market Analysis (2020-2028)

Analyzing the historical market, estimating the current market, and forecasting the future market of automotive interior leather, three major steps are undertaken to create and analyze its adoption across the globe. Exhaustive secondary research was conducted to collect the historical market numbers and estimate the current market size. Secondly, to validate these insights, numerous findings and assumptions were taken into consideration. Moreover, exhaustive primary interviews were also conducted, with industry experts across the value chain of the leather industry. Post assumption and validation of market numbers through primary interviews, we employed a bottom-up approach to forecast the complete market size. Thereafter, market breakdown and data triangulation methods were adopted to estimate and analyze the market size of segments and sub-segments of the industry pertains to. Detailed methodology is explained below:

Analysis of Historical Market Size

Step 1: In-Depth Study of Secondary Sources:

Detail secondary study was conducted to obtain the historical market size of automotive interior leather through company internal sources such as annual reports & financial statements, performance presentations, press releases, etc., and external sources including journals, news & articles, government publications, competitor publications, sector reports, third-party database, and other credible publications.

Step 2: Market Segmentation:

After obtaining the historical market size of the Automotive Interior Leather market, we conducted a detailed secondary analysis to gather current market insights and share for different segments & sub-segments for major regions. The major segment is included in the report by material, vehicle, and application. Further regional and country-level analyses were conducted to evaluate the overall adoption of Automotive Interior Leather globally.

Step 3: Factor Analysis:

After acquiring the historical market size of different segments and sub-segments, we conducted a detailed factor analysis to estimate the current market size of Automotive Interior Leather. Further, we conducted factor analysis using dependent and independent variables such as the recovery in the automobile industry and the growing adoption of electric vehicle. A thorough analysis was conducted of demand and supply-side scenarios considering the increasing investment, top partnerships, mergers and acquisitions, business expansion, and product launches in the automotive interior Leather industry.

Current Market Size Estimate & Forecast

Current Market Sizing: Based on actionable insights from the above 3 steps, we arrived at the current market size, key players in the global market, and market shares of each segment. All the required percentage shares split, and market breakdowns were determined using the above-mentioned secondary approach and were verified through primary interviews.

Estimation & Forecasting: For market estimation and forecast, weights were assigned to different factors including drivers & trends, restraints, and opportunities available for the stakeholders. After analyzing these factors, relevant forecasting techniques i.e., the bottom-up approach were applied to arrive at the market forecast for 2028 for different segments and subsegments across the major regions globally. The research methodology adopted to estimate the market size encompasses:

  • The industry’s market size, in terms of value (US$) and the adoption rate of automotive interior leather across the major markets
  • All percentage shares, splits, and breakdowns of market segments and sub-segments
  • Key players in the automotive interior leather market. Also, the growth strategies adopted by these players to compete in the fast-growing market

Market Size and Share Validation

Primary Research: In-depth interviews were conducted with the Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) including Top Level Executives (CXO/VPs, Sales Head, Marketing Head, Operational Head, Regional Head, Country Head, etc.) across major regions. Primary research findings were then summarized, and statistical analysis was performed to prove the stated hypothesis. Inputs from primary research were consolidated with secondary findings, hence turning information into actionable insights.

Split of Primary Participants by Stakeholders and Regions

Automotive Interior Leather Market
Automotive Interior Leather Market

Market Engineering

The data triangulation technique was employed to complete the overall market estimation and to arrive at precise statistical numbers for each segment and sub-segment of the global automotive interior leather market. Data was split into several segments & sub-segments post studying various parameters and trends in the area of material, vehicle and application.

The main objective of the automotive interior leather market study

The current & future market trends of global automotive interior leather were pinpointed in the study. Investors can gain strategic insights to base their discretion for investments on the qualitative and quantitative analysis performed in the study. Current and future market trends would determine the overall attractiveness of the market at a country level, providing a platform for the industrial participant to exploit the untapped market to benefit as a first-mover advantage. Other quantitative goals of the studies include:

  • Analyze the current and forecast market size of automotive interior leather in terms of value (US$). Also, analyze the current and forecast market size of different segments and sub-segments
  • Segments in the study include the area of the material, vehicle, and application
  • Defined analysis of the regulatory framework for the automotive interior leather industry
  • Analyze the value chain involved with the presence of various intermediaries, along with analyzing customer and competitor behaviors of the industry
  • Analyze the current and forecast market size of automotive interior leather for the major countries
  • Major regions/countries analyzed in the report include North America (the United States, Canada, Rest of North America), Europe (Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain, Rest of Europe), Asia-Pacific (China, Japan, India, Rest of Asia-Pacific), and Rest of World
  • Company profiles of the automotive interior leather market players and the growth strategies adopted by them to sustain the growing market

Deep dive country-level analysis of the industry

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