Welcome to the ultimate guide and resource for the IKEA Backabro sofa bed – find sizes, dimensions, reviews, slipcovers, assembly instructions and more here.
Maybe you are searching for the perfect sofa bed and need a little help. Maybe you’ve already decided on the Backabro, found one on Craigslist and need more information. Or maybe you already own a Backabro and your house guest decided to spill coffee on its hard-to-find slipcover. In this cheat sheet, we’ll help you with all of that.
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Status: Sofas and slipcovers only available from IKEA in some countries.
Slipcover: Custom slipcovers available from Comfort Works
- 2 seater: W- 168cm D- 88cm H- 71cm
- 3 seater: W- 208cm D- 88cm H- 71cm
- With chaise: W- 248cm D- 88(150)cm H- 71cm
Cool Factor: Warm traditional design that looks great with almost anything. Back cushions are spongy and comfortable with generous padding. The seat cushions are nice and soft as well. There is also storage space under the seats.
Ugh Factor: Traditional style not for everyone. Easily confused with the Moheda. Additional stuffing for the cushions may be required.
Want to know how to assemble any Backabro sofa?
- 2 seater assembly guide [Slipcover guide here]
- 3 seater assembly guide [Slipcover guide here]
- loveseat with chaise assembly guide [Slipcover guide here]
With it’s Ektorp-ish design, the Backabro will sit classy in your living room until the time comes for it to transform. While there’s not much covering on arm rests and it’s a bit small to sit on if you’re a taller person the cushions more than make up for this. The back cushions are spongy with ample support and the bottom cushions are firm and bouncy. It is a quietly classic sofa, which is easily turned into an extra sleeper for the odd overnight guest.
Although this model has been discontinued in most IKEA stores, Comfort Works is still producing replacement slipcovers for the IKEA Backabro Sofa Bed.