Casper vs. Tuft & Needle
Mattress Comparison

MA Score: 9.1/10
Customer Rating: 4.4/5
MA Score: 8.7/10
Customer Rating: 4.7/5

Casper vs. Tuft & Needle Mattress Review

Casper and Tuft & Needle are two early adopters of the bed-in-a-box concept. Each of these mattresses has been through multiple iterations based on customer feedback and R&D, which is a big reason why they’re two of the most popular brands available today.

Take a look at our Casper vs. Tuft & Needle comparison below to see how these mattresses stack up against each other on things like ratings, price, features, and trial period to help you choose the best mattress for your budget and sleeping style.

Summary

  • Type:
  • Firmness:
  • Trial Period:
  • Warranty:
  • Summary:
  • Memory foam
  • Medium firm: 6/10
  • 100 days
  • 10-year limited warranty
  • Universal firmness mattress for the average sleeper
  • Foam blend
  • Medium-firm: 6-6.5/10
  • 100 days
  • 10-year limited warranty
  • Budget-friendly mattress for the average sleeper

Highlights

  • Casper is one of the early market leaders in the foam mattress space and offers a good universal mattress for the average sleeper.
  • Casper has crafted a memory foam mattress that is breathable and promotes airflow, so you won’t get that hot, sinking feeling that you would with traditional memory foams.
  • The Casper team is continually refining its design based on customer feedback and sleep tests; so buying a Casper today doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the same one from a couple years ago. Casper’s latest innovation – Zoned Support – is a new foam system that contours high-pressure areas like your hips, shoulders, and core to provide relief and support where it’s needed most.
  • Tuft & Needle is known for being a universal mattress, or good for the “average” sleeper, offering one mattress design at a medium firmness level.
  • Tuft & Needle is one of the most budget-friendly options when it comes to quality foam mattresses. They actually dropped their pricing recently. (A queen mattress used to run for $675.)

Specs/Sizes

  • Thickness:
  • Sizes Available:
  • 10"
  • Twin: 39” x 75”
    Twin XL: 39” x 80”
    Full: 54” x 75”
    Queen: 60” x 80”
    King: 76” x 80”
    Cal King: 72” x 84”
  • 10"
  • Twin: 39” x 75”
    Twin XL: 39” x 80”
    Full: 54” x 75”
    Queen: 60” x 80”
    King: 76” x 80”
    Cal King: 72” x 84”

Layers inside the mattress

Casper is made up of four foam blend layers to offer breathability, pressure relief, and a springy yet contouring surface.

  1. 1.5” Open-Cell Foam
  2. 1.5” Responsive Memory Foam
  3. 1.5” Zoned SupportTM layer
  4. 5.0” Durable Support Foam
Casper mattress review: Layers inside the Casper Mattress
Inside Casper Mattress

Check out Casper’s video to learn more about what’s inside.

Video showing how the Casper mattress is made

Tuft & Needle’s proprietary foam works to draw heat from your body and disperse it out of the mattress. It’s ideal for sleepers of any size or weight because the more pressure you put on it, the more it reacts to support you.

  1. Top layer – Adaptive® foam designed to carry heat away from your body and adapt to your movements while you sleep
  2. Cover – light and airy fabric promotes heat transfer through the mattress
  3. Bottom layer – foundation foam, provides support and structure

Inside the Tuft & Needle mattress

Mattress Advisor score breakdown

Shipping 10
Trial Period 9
Return Policy 10
Warranty 9
Set-up Test 8
Motion Transfer Test 8
Edge Support Test 9.5
Pressure Relief Test 8.5
Spinal Alignment Test 9.5
Responsiveness Test 10
Cooling Evaluation 7
Durability Evaluation 8
Customer Service Score 9
Social Impact Score 9
Total Score 9.1/10
Shipping 10
Trial Period 9
Return Policy 10
Warranty 9
Set-up Test 7
Motion Transfer Test 7.5
Edge Support Test 8.5
Pressure Relief Test 8.5
Spinal Alignment Test 8.5
Responsiveness Test 8
Cooling Evaluation 7
Durability Evaluation 8
Customer Service Score 10
Social Impact Score 8
Total Score 8.7/10