Getting a good night’s rest doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Consumer Reports’ most recent test of mattresses found models that performed well and cost under $1,000.
Consumer Reports tested 12 models from Ikea, Sealy, Serta, Simmons, Stearns & Foster, and Tempur-Pedic, plus Costco’s Novaform brand. Simmons’ performance varied the most. The manufacturer’s Beautyrest Glover Park Firm Pillowtop (sold at Sears), a Best Buy at $780, topped the Ratings of conventional, innerspring mattresses while its C omforPedic Loft Crestwood Luxury Plush, $1,920, earned the lowest scores among foam models and overall.