Healthmate’s velour cushions are incredibly soft (and not at all like the Juicy tracksuits of the early aughts, as I initially imagined), but best of all, they’re less than a couple inches thick, so it doesn’t add a lot of bulk to your chair. Elastic bands keep the seat secure, too, so you’re not readjusting it every time you get in and out of the car. (Both were chief complaints of other brands I’ve looked at.)
My only concern is whether the elastic will stretch out after a year or so, but so far, so good. And if it does, I may just replace the straps, because now that I’m experiencing the luxury of heated car seats (especially in January, especially as I prepare for a 19-hour road trip), I can’t imagine going back to anything else. Although, in researching this review, I did see HealthMate makes a massaging heated seat cover for $15 more…I guess I’ve already come up with my Christmas 2022 wish list.