Sealy Posturepedic Hybrid Series Ability Firm


Half Foam / Half Springs

Main Features
-OptiCool Pro with Gel Memory Foam is crafted with advanced OptiCool gel memory foam, which is more effective at removing excess heat than standard gel memory foam alone
-Apex HS Coils are individually encased titanium alloy coils that deliver ultra-conforming support while reducing motion transfer between sleep partners
-Gel Core Support Center provides additional support for the heaviest part of your body
-SolidEdge HD System creates a solid seating edge and maximizes the usable sleeping surface
-ForeverFlex Fabric has best-in-class stretch properties resulting in a more enveloped, body-hugging feel
-StayTight Foundation provides a rubberized foundation cover that holds sheets in place

Bottom Line Is this a good bed for you?

Fit: Recommended for people who...

Prefer to sleep on their back
Prefer to sleep on their stomach
Prefer only a bit of softness

Function: Rated for its...

Motion Isolation
Pressure Relief

Features: Contains...

  • Foam
  • Gel
  • Gel Memory Foam
  • Innerspring
  • Memory Foam
  • Pocketed Coils
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Reviews Ability Firm

The Sealy Posturepedic Hybrid Series Ability Firm mattress model is recommended by 43% of owners on GoodBed (based on 7 ratings + 2 reviews).

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Ratings from Retailer Sites Ability Firm

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Recent Complaints Ability Firm

  • Comfort: Just right
  • Support: Good
  • Durability: Very worn
  • Pressure relief: Sometimes
  • Temperature: Good
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  • Purchased in Sep 2013

  • Comfort: Just right
  • Support: Poor
  • Durability: Like new
  • Pressure relief: Often
  • Temperature: Excellent
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Q&A Ability Firm

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Model Features Ability Firm

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Overall Build
  • No-Flip
  • Mattress Thickness: 12.5"

About this Model Ability Firm

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Additional Information Ability Firm


The Ability Firm is an unquilted firm mattress model that is part of the Posturepedic product line manufactured by Sealy.


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