La-Z-Boy Collins Sectional: 2020 In-Depth Review

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 La-Z-Boy Collins Sectional:

2020 In-Depth Review

Are you looking to find out more about the collins Sectional Sofa? You may be wondering What are the Collin’s features and benefits and Is it right for me?

In this review, find out why the Collins sectional made the cut in our five best selling sectionals lists in Ottawa and Kingston. It’s our second best selling stationary sectional behind the Meyer Sectional and La-Z-Boy’s number one best selling stationary group!

Jenna Leblanc is a design consultant at La-Z-Boy Home Furnishing and Décor in Kanata. During her last two years at La-Z-Boy she’s helped hundreds of clients find their perfect seat.  

She says everyone seems to really love the Collins sectional! It’s suitable for a comfy cozy family room, or maybe even an open concept living room.  It has clean, contemporary lines that appeal to many.

1. Unique Features

The Collins stationary sectional features deep seats, has simple lines, overscaled rolled arms and welt trim. Modules with arms include one 20″ accent pillow (corner modules include two 20″ pillows). If you’re going for a bold look, choose additional pillows in one of our great contrasting covers that will set your furniture apart! 

  • The sofa features La-Z-Boy® Premier construction with a quality-crafted frame consisting of kiln-dried hardwood and furniture-grade laminates. It’s engineered for lasting durability.
  • La-Z-Boy® Limited Lifetime Warranty covers all-wood frame parts and springs. (3-year warranty on the ComfortCore® cushions, 5-year warranty on the mattress). 
  • It includes two 18″ accent pillows with a fused bag. This design prevents the blown fibre from escaping and allows it to fill the corners to provide a full look and feel. Can upgrade to FeatherLite pillows with or without fringe.
  • Self-healing zippers fixed effortlessly by zipping and unzipping past the point where it has popped open with usage.
  • Built with tailor-made decking under the seat cushion as a raised print. This non-skid feature helps to keep the seat cushion from sliding forward.
  • Includes standard ComfortCore seat cushions with seven layers of zoned cushion technology for added comfort and firmness. ComfortCore carries a three-year warranty. Upgrade to Comfortcore* gel cushions available on all premier stationary furniture.
  • Decorative wood legs
  • Customizable with your choice of fabrics and finishes such as welt trim. iClean™ select fabric colours included in the variety of fabrics available at the starting price.
  • Arrange a variety of pieces together into any shape in any room size. Also available with or without a sleeper option.
  • Matching ottoman available separately; also available in a sofa, loveseat and stationary chair.

2. Collins Sectional Dimensions

One size does not fit all when it comes to comfort. Based on its dimensions, the Collins sectional is a good fit for most average to taller height individuals. It has a really deep seat so short legs will dangle but Jenna says, “if you like to curl up, it’s perfect.” Sectionals with a less deep seat may be preferable to some, such as the Bexley* or the Kennedy sectional.

*Coming soon, the Bexley sectional!

For more details regarding these arrangements download our Collins product manual.

As you can see above, Collins has the potential for multiple configurations. In all, there are 12 pieces.

1. The smallest option is the three-seater including chaise in figure B.

Body Width: 90 inches       Body Depth: 64 inches & 39 inches

2. A medium-sized option comes in an L-Shape with four seats including chaise shown in figure D.

Body Width: 128 inches      Body Depth: 64 inches & 39 inches (90 inches with a sleeper option

3. One of the largest available options comes in a U-Shaped configuration shown in figure H.

Body Width: 160 inches     Body Depth: 106 inches & 106 inches

4. Lastly, we can see that a curved or “cuddle” corner can be added to your sectional as shown in figures A, E, F, G & I.

For extra versatility, order the full Sleeper module featuring Supreme ComfortTM quilted innerspring mattress measuring 71.5″ L x 52″ W x 5.5″ D  to give your guests a cozy place to spend the night. 

Two learn more about the most common sectional configurations read our article on the Top Considerations for arranging your sectional sofa. 

3. Collins Furniture Family

With configurations ranging from two pieces to twelve, the Collins stationary sectional lets you maximize seating while maximizing your comfort.

To help you create a cohesive design, La-Z-Boy offers style sets. Other furniture available in the Collins family include: 

A) Sofa

 B) Loveseat

C) Accent Chair

D) Ottoman

4. Cost

The cost of the Collins sectional is in the mid-high range of the sectionals now available on the market. The quality of materials used in construction and customization options are the main reasons for the higher price bracket. To learn more about the costs of sectional sofas in our Ottawa Kingston market read our article on how much a sectional costs.  

The starting price is $2999.99, with a variety of fabric choices, including iClean fabric colours. From there, the cost increases depending on different fabric or leather chosen, number of seats and other options selected.

5. Options and Upgrades

Take some time to investigate your options so that your new sectional doesn’t just suit your home; it suits your way of living. The Collins furniture set has various customization options available.

Upholstery / Cover Options

Your choice of fabric or leather upholstery is a pivotal decision when selecting a sofa for your home. The Collins has over 900 hundred cover options so you can custom-create a look that’s uniquely yours. Choose from the latest colours, patterns and textures.

Jenna says that you can upgrade to a variety of fabrics at a lower cost from our selection of value fabric options including iClean™ select fabric. For an extra $2-300 per seat, you can cover it in this stain resistant fabric that offers a barrier of protection that repels spills before they turn into stains. Choose from our selection of leather fabrics that provide the best value in leathers out of all our sectionals. 

A subset of covers is available in “conserve” fabric. Soft, durable, and sustainable “conserve” fabric is made out of recycled water bottles. We use as many as 110 recycled water bottles to create a sectional with this eco-friendly material.

As with conventional furniture fabrics, conserve covers are wear-tested for safety, quality and durability. So, they stay comfortable and beautiful for years after delivery. They come in a wide range of colours and patterns to complement your room.

Seat Cushions

Raise your comfort level by upgrading to ComfortCore® GEL seat cushions for your Collins sofa. This cushion has seven layers of comfort technology that includes gel-infused memory foam. It provides exceptional support as it conforms to your body.

Wood Finish

The Collins Sectional comes with a standard wood finish. 

Contrasting Welt Trim

Welt trim provides a tailored look to cushions and pillows but takes on an entirely new dimension in a contrasting colour. An unexpected touch, this decorative detail adds instant personality and highlights the sculptural lines of any silhouette. The Collins has over 50 different colour and pattern choices for trim starting at $119.


Looking for that perfect accent piece? The Collins comes with matching cushions. But if you are going for a bolder look, you can opt to get them in a contrasting cover that will set your furniture apart. Also, you can choose to add either a cord or fringe pillow edge treatment.

Add down fill feathers and upgrade your pillows to FeatherLite Comfort.

6. Customer Reviews

This sofa currently has a 5-star rating in North America. Find out what customers are saying in the following reviews.

Star - Review

A) Retirement Napping Professionals

“Since we retired 2 years ago, my husband and I have become full time competitive nappers.

We bought the Collins a few weeks ago in the gray color….its the most comfortable couch I’ve ever owned…weve never had a sectional but now there is ample room for both of us to nap lying down and still have plenty of space for our granddaughter to nap in between…Lazyboy furniture is well made and durable. My only problem is figuring out what to do with the lazyboy couch we had prior to this…which only napped 1…being retired, napping is the most important criteria for judging a couch.

I give it a huge thumbs up…we moved into this house 3 weeks ago hence the Spartan room…this couch was the first purchase for the house and it arrived within days of purchase.

I gave it 4 stars for style as I prefer cleaner lines and a more minimalist look, but comfort wins hands down.[sic]” Catherine L

Star - Review

B) Love the Collins!!

“Best couch ever! Our whole family loves this section! Super comfortable and plenty of room for all of us[sic]!!” Katie B

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C) “Love the new sectional and chairs. The design specialist that came to our home was great.[sic]” Gregory/Jane B

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Next Steps

You fill your home with your favourite people and things. Your furniture should reflect the many sides of your life – stylish, durable, sensible and full of personality.

The collins is a contemporary style that’s been around for 10 years and Jenna says “everyone seems to love this style”.  

The Collins family of furniture is the perfect foundation piece for any decorating style. They are ideal for those that prefer clean lines and a casual style with deep seats. You can customize it to the size and arrangement you want from a chofa all the way up to our largest  U-shaped sectional. Adding a cuddle corner and/or sofa bed would be the icing on the cake!

We are happy to help you navigate all the options and tailor a sectional that is just right for you at any one of our Ottawa and Kingston La-Z-Boy locations.

Ottawa and Kingston La-Z-Boy locations.

For more details regarding the Collins Sectional arrangements download our Collins product manual.

Imagine how exceptional a newly designed space for your Collins sectional could be if you collaborate with an expert in design! We offer a complimentary in-home design service to help you achieve your vision. Our in-home designers have the expertise to guide you through the process and help you create that space you’ve always wanted.

Related links:

Top five La-Z-Boy Sectionals in Ottawa & Kingston

More La-Z-Boy Sectionals

Considerations for arranging your sectional



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