Originally Posted by calmloki
My favorite would be a junkyard replacement. Research and see if you can swap in passenger seat cushions on the driver's side rails. Passenger seat gets way less use, so it's "as newish".
I was also thinking junkyard, and if somebodies car was rear-ended when it was only a few years old, the seat could be fine.
It's free to ask them, and junkyards are now connected so searching online will hit many junkyards.
Or you could go with seat covers .
I've always thought those seats with holes are weaker than solid leather ones, you just have to join the dots to make a rip.