Alera Elusion Mid-back Multifunction Chair Review

Introducing the very popular Alera Elusion Mid back multifunction chair. Working long hours sitting in the chairs can put a lot of pressure on your back and neck.

However, Alera Elusion mid back series is designed for pain relief. It is one of the best ergonomic chairs that prevent and alleviates pain and stiffness of tendons, muscles, and spine.

Alera Elusion Mid-back Multifunction Chair

It makes you sit comfortably with many customizable features adapting to your preferred positions all day. You can now truly concentrate on your job without any discomfort.

Its robust adjustability settings benefit your back and support overall posture to sit correctly by realigning your spine in a neutral/natural position.

Its sleek mid back ergonomic design comes with a light, durable and breathable mesh material.

Mesh provides a cooler sitting experience by providing ample airflow to all those places you need the most while sitting for an elongated period of time.

Plush padded seat cushion made of premium fabric upholstery is contoured as “waterfall edge” takes the pressures out from your legs and makes you sit comfortably for long durations.

Key features of the Alera Elusion Mid-back Multifunction Chair

Alera Elusion Series Mesh Mid-Back Multifunction Chair, Black
  • Multifunction mechanism allows Back angle adjustment relative to...
  • Cool, breathable mesh Back
  • Contoured Seat Cushion with premium fabric upholstery and...

There are many features that make Alera Elusion Mid back Multi-function chair one of the best ergonomic chairs.

The key feature is the adjustable functionality that makes it easy to form a custom fit regardless of body size. It has built-in lumbar support that contours to the natural curvature of the spine.

The chair has a waterfall seat edge which promotes better circulation which in turn can lead to more energy. When we tend to sit on a chair for a long time, blood tends to build up in your lower half causing tiredness and fatigue.

Aside from standing up every now and then, a waterfall seat edge may be one of the best ways to combat poor circulation. It feels more natural and is highly comfortable.

The chair has lockable tilting features with tension control for versatile purposes.

Product description

Alera elusion Mid back multifunction chair comes in a fantastic black color with a seat depth of 21 inches (max).

A width of 24-25 ⅜ inches is the distance between the arms. The armrest height from the seat can be adjusted from 6 ¾ to 9 ¼ inches.

The seat height can be adjusted from 18 ⅛ minimum to 21 ¾ inches maximum. The back height can be adjusted from 20 ⅛ – 22 ⅞ inches.

Alera Elusion Mid-back Multifunction Chair

The chair weight is 56.2lb with a weight capacity of up to 250 lbs. The back is mesh material whereas the base material is nylon. Both are black in color.

The height of the chair from the lowest sitting position from the seat to the floor varies a bit in every chair but the range is 17-17.5 inches from the floor. The chair features five 2 inches hooded dual-wheel casters

The elusion chair comes with standard height and tilts adjustable functions. The front lever controls the tilt of the seat. The back one controls the tilt of the back.

The armrests can be moved up and down as well as horizontally to adjust the width distance. They do not swivel but they can be adjusted inward or outward.

Alera Elusion Mid-back Multifunction Chair

A tilt tension lock helps to adjust the strength of the tilt lock. You can lock to a fixed position or have it lose and easily recline whenever you feel like( Free-floating or infinite locking positions). The chair also comes with a forward tilt.

Alera elusion mid-back chair comes with a height-adjustable ratchet back for optimal lumbar support.

The seat depth can be adjusted and the ergonomic chair also features a seat glide mechanism. The seat glide mechanism allows back angle adjustment relative to the seat. The chair features five-star base casters with easy mobility.

What we like about Alera Elusion mid back multifunction chair

The chair has multifunction adjustability. The tilt can be adjusted and locked ( free-floating or infinite locking positions).

The chair features a forward tilt option as well. Another likable feature is that the back and the seat adjustments are independent of each other. Seat angles are pretty flexible and can move forward or backward relative to the back.

Alera Elusion Series Mesh Mid-Back Multifunction Chair, Black
  • Multifunction mechanism allows Back angle adjustment relative to...
  • Cool, breathable mesh Back
  • Contoured Seat Cushion with premium fabric upholstery and...

You can adjust the seat back up and down to get the curve in the seatback to hit that sweet spot on your back.

The height adjustability is a bonus factor for people of short stature so their feet actually touch the floor, unlike some tall statured chairs.

The chair has adjustable height and width of the arms for users of different builds with soft polyurethane pads. The arms are removable.

With adjustable height features, the armrests can go pretty low to the seat for those with longer arms or fitting under a desk. They do go up if you don’t need this.

It has ergonomic contours on the seat for a comfortable sitting experience. It has a waterfall edge to relieve the pressure from the legs while sitting. The plush seat cushion is thick, soft and gives comfort.

A breathable mesh backrest to support your back in varying positions. The mesh naturally cools making it very comfortable to sit.

Alera elusion mid-back chair has a seat glide mechanism that allows the entire seat to glide on a back and forth access from the front to back.

The reason this feature is so nice is that the seat portion of the elusion chair can be adjusted to fit many different body types. While the back stays put, you can move the seat portion back and forth for optimal ergonomics.

It boasts of a sturdy five-star nylon base with casters for easy mobility.

Alera elusion Mid back multifunction chair is budget-friendly and economical. All the features hold great value for the price.

Alera Elusion Mid back multifunction chair comes with a five years limited warranty from the date of purchase. The fabric is warranted for two years from the date of purchase.

Under this warranty, Alera will repair or replace the product or its components that are found to be defective in material or workmanship within five years from the date of purchase.

The mid-back multifunction chair meets or exceeds ANSI/BIFMA standards.

What’s not so great

One of the fallbacks of the ergonomic designs of the Alera elusion mid-back chair is that it lacks the ability to attach a headrest. Well, you can attach a headrest but it would sit at an awkward angle for most people.

The weight capacity is 250lbs and may not be inclusive to all body types.

The castors supplied with this chair are not suitable for all floor types.

The warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear that is expected over the course of time. The warranty does not include usage for rented purposes. It only holds true so long as the purchaser still owns it.

The chair takes some time to assemble and has a daunting number of adjustments that can take some time to figure out and get comfortable with.

The back is basically made of mesh material with no support so it gets a bit loose over time.

One cannot lock the swivel on this chair so it does not swivel. The lumbar support is nothing special and is not strong or adjustable. The arms cannot swivel. Sometimes one needs the elbow a bit behind according to different body statures.

Conclusion

Alera Elusion Mid back multifunction chair is very well made and quite attractive. It is budget-friendly and has a lot of adjustment features. Users can customize the chair to fit according to their height, stature, and comfort.

All of the three main features- backrest, arm, and the seat can be adjusted to fit back, knee, hips, and elbows. It is an excellent ergonomic chair and helps the spine shoulder and hands to stay in a neutral position. Basically every facet is adjustable.

The chair can be tilted and locked backward at any angle. The chair can also be tilted forward and locked. It can also be left free-floating without locking to tilt at will and whim.

Alera elusion mid-back chair has a fantastic feature of seat glide which is independent of the backrest. The backrest can be moved up and down and the seat base can be moved forward or backward. The arms are height and width adjustable as well.

The best thing about this mid-back multifunction chair is that the brand Alera Elusion offers a five years limited warranty from the date of purchase ( the fabric has a two-year warranty).

We hope this review helps you along in your process of purchasing a new office chair. Thank you for reading and happy sitting!

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