Well you are correct. Absolutely nothing wrong with bonded! Forgive my leather snobbery. My first set of seats were the Coaster Directors. They likely used bonded leather and I think some vinyl. But great seats for the price. Certainly a much better value!! But if someone is looking for top quality leather, motorized, quick delivery and lots of options with what appears to be high quality, United Leather seems great so far. We will see.