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Sealy Response Mattress Review

Are you considering a traditional Sealy Response innerspring mattress? Response mattresses, (their new naming system for what we used to just call “Sealy” or “Sealy Posturepedic”) are grouped into 3 “Collections.” And we’ve organized and reviewed the collections for your better understanding.

Type of Construction

Sealy Response mattresses use a traditional pocketed coil design (there is one all-foam model.) Sealy has always been known for making their Posturepedic innerspring beds, and they’re still at the heart of Sealy today.

Overview Sealy Response Mattresses

Sealy Response Premium Sealy Response Premium Collection - from $849 and up, is the upper-end of the Response mattress line up. These mattresses feature Posturepedic Technology along with their best innerspring HD Encased Coil System and other features like the Allergen Protect Cover. These represent serious mattresses with the additional bells and whistles like the allergen cover.
Sealy Response Performance Sealy Response Performance Collection - from $499 and up, is the mid-range in the Response mattress line up. These mattresses move beyond bare bones beds and begin to introduce Sealy’s better features they’re now branding as “Posturepedic Technology”. This includes the Encased Coil innerspring and DuraFlex Edge support. This Collection represents a solid value in a quality mattress.
Sealy Response Essential Sealy Response Essential Collection - from $349 and up, is the entry level in the Response mattress line up. As the name suggests, the mattresses have your basic needs in mind and offer decent beds at lower prices. Even in this lower priced collection, they include pocketed coils and good edge support along with other quality materials. (The cheapest model is an all-foam model.)

Top 5 Rated Sealy Response Mattresses

Mattress Name Quick Overview Personal Recommendation  
Sealy Posturepedic Response Performance Cooper Mountain Plush Pillow Top photo
Sealy Posturepedic Response Performance Cooper Mountain Plush Pillow Top
  • Collection: Performance
  • Comfort: Pillow top
  • Comfort Scale: 7
  • Coil Count: 911
  • Mattress Height: 14"
  • Price: $629
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Guarantee: 120 Days
  • Delivery: Free
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Sealy Response Performance Cooper Mountain Cushion Firm
Sealy Response Performance Cooper Mountain Cushion Firm
  • Collection: Performance
  • Comfort: Firm
  • Comfort Scale: 3
  • Coil Count: 911
  • Mattress Height: 12.5"
  • Price: $599
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Guarantee: 120 Days
  • Delivery: Free
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Sealy Response Performance Santa Paula Santa Cushion Firm Pillow Top
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Sealy Response Performance Santa Paula Santa Cushion Firm Pillow Top
  • Collection: Performance
  • Comfort: Plush
  • Comfort Scale: 6.5
  • Coil Count: 638
  • Mattress Height: 14"
  • Price: $639
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Guarantee: 120 Days
  • Delivery: Free
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Sealy Response Premium Warrenville Cushion Firm photo
Sealy Response Premium Warrenville Cushion Firm
  • Collection: Performance
  • Comfort: Firm
  • Comfort Scale: 3
  • Coil Count: 960
  • Mattress Height: 13"
  • Price: $839
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Guarantee: 120 Days
  • Delivery: Free
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Sealy Response Essentials Townhouse Cushion Firm photo
Sealy Response Essentials Townhouse Cushion Firm
  • Collection: Performance
  • Comfort: Firm
  • Comfort Scale: 4
  • Coil Count: 638
  • Mattress Height: 11"
  • Price: $529
  • Warranty: 10 Years
  • Guarantee: 120 Days
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Sealy Response Mattress Collection Comparison & Key Features

sealy essentials logo sealy performance logo sealy premium logo
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  • Stretch Knit Cover
  • SealyCushion Air Foam
  • Response Coil System
  • SolidEdge HD System
  • ComfortLoft Cover
  • MoistureProtect
  • SealyCushion Air Foam
  • SealyCool Gel Foam or SealyCool Gel Memory Foam
  • Response Pro Encased Coil System
  • DuraFlex Edge System
  • Posturepedic Technology
  • SupremeLoft Cover
  • MoistureProtect
  • AllergenProtect
  • SealyCushion Air Foam
  • SealyCool Gel Memory Foam (full layer)
  • Response Pro HD Encased Coil System
  • Posturepedic Technology
$349 to $699 (queen price) $499 to $789 $839 to $1099
PROS CONS
  • Performance & Premium collection beds have high quality pocketed coils
  • Good support and contouring
  • Affordable range of prices for a wide variety of choices
  • Trusted brand
  • Different store names for the same mattress make comparing difficult
  • Essentials Collection beds lack premium features like gel memory foam

Sealy Posturepedic Technology Provides Extra Support in the Middle

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Delivery Method

Sealy Response mattresses are available in stores and online. The Essential, Performance or Premium collections are traditional mattresses delivered by retailer delivery teams. In-home delivery is free.

More about Sealy

Sealy is one of the oldest and largest mattress companies in America, and is best known for its Posturepedic mattresses and blue butterfly logo. A few years ago, it was purchased by Tempur-Pedic along with its sister brand, Stearns & Foster. Today the combined public company is called Tempur-Sealy and is the largest mattress company in the world.

Sealy continues to make a wide range of mattresses, from entry level mattress costing a few hundred dollars to mattresses priced to a couple thousand. There are literally tens of millions of Sealy mattresses in use and it remains one of the most popular and widely used beds in America.

Conclusion

Sealy Response mattresses include a wide variety of beds. From the lower priced Essential Collection to more expensive Premium Collection, and the Performance Collection in between. So it’s hard to generalize and give a broad thumb’s up or down.

Depending on your budget, there’re a number beds that we rate as solid Recommends. The top 5 listed above are really good and there are some others that share their names in different comforts that also rated well. We just didn’t list them all here. The Cooper Mountain mattress, for example, offers a strong value in the Performance Collection and comes in several different comfort levels. Once you narrow down the comfort you like, firm or pillow top, etc., you can see the pressure testing results for your body type. Most of the body size/sleeping positions tested well.

In general, we can say these mattresses represent reasonable choices for you to consider. They’re the main products from one of the largest mattress brands in America, so they come from a trustworthy source. And the feature-value they offer is fair, too.

About The Author Joe Nashif

A jack of all trades in the mattress industry, Joe is a merchandiser who’s seen the changes in the products and trends for many years. Active in Brazilian Jui Jitsu, along with related injuries, he enjoys resting at home with family, too.