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Full XL mattresses are longer than standard full sizes, making them a good option for taller people. Read on to find the best U.S.-made full XL mattresses available to buy online.

A full XL mattress is the same width as a full mattress, but it is 5 inches (in) longer. The dimensions of a full XL mattress are 54 x 80 in.

Read our review of the best full mattresses here.

Taller adults, who may find the standard full mattress too short, might find an XL version more comfortable. However, people will need to purchase a new bed frame and bedding, as standard full-bed frames and bedding are unlikely to fit correctly.

There are fewer choices of XL mattresses than more traditional sizes. Here, we discuss our top picks.

The following table compares the full XL mattresses in this article on price, firmness, warranty, and more.

PriceType of mattressFirmnessHeightSleep trialWarranty
Dreamfoam Hybrid$799hybridmedium10.25 in120 nights10 years
Brooklyn Bedding$2,399hybridmedium14 in120 nights10 years
Dreamfoam Essential$449–749memory foamsoft-medium, medium, medium-firm, and firm6–14 in120 nights10 years
My Green Mattress$1,599hybridmedium-firm11 in365 nights20 years

Medical News Today chooses mattresses using the following criteria where possible:

  • Price: MNT chooses mattresses that are suitable for a range of budget, from those who are looking for a more affordable option to those who would prefer a luxury bed.
  • Cooling: MNT chooses mattresses that will reportedly not sleep hot.
  • Materials: MNT chooses a range of mattresses, such as memory foam, hybrid, and latex, to suit most people’s preferences.
  • Firmness and sleeping style: MNT chooses mattresses with a range of firmness options to suit a person’s sleeping style.
  • Warranty and sleep trial: MNT chooses companies that offer a competitive warranty and sleep trial.

Medical News Today follows a strict product selection and vetting process. Learn more here.

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Full XL mattresses are not a standard mattress size. People may have fewer options than if they purchase full-, queen-, or king-size beds.

Alongside the standard considerations, such as price, type of mattress, and firmness, people may wish to consider sleep trials, warranties, frames, and bedding.

Sleep trials and warranty

Because there may be fewer choices, it is important that a person only purchases from a company that offers a competitive sleep trial and warranty policy.

People may wish to look for companies that offer at least a 120-night trial, as this gives them enough time to consider whether the mattress suits their needs. A warranty of 10 or more years indicates a mattress is more durable and less likely to sink or lose its support.

Frame and bedding

Full XL mattresses will not be suitable for standard full-size frames and bedding. As full XL mattresses are 5 in longer than full mattresses, any existing bedding a person has will not fit, and a bed frame will not comfortably hold the mattress.

When buying a full XL mattress, people may want to consider the extra cost of bedding and a bed frame. While many companies selling these mattresses will also sell accessories, they are likely more expensive, as they are different sizes.

Yes, full XL mattresses are 5 inches longer than standard full mattresses.

However, there are fewer full XL mattresses available than standard-sized mattresses.

Full XL mattresses are not as widely available as full-, queen-, or king-sized mattresses.

No, a full XL mattress is not the same as a twin XL mattress.

A twin XL mattress is 30 x 80 inches, five inches longer than a traditional twin. A full XL mattress is 53 x 80 inches.

A full XL mattress is 53 x 80 inches, five inches longer than a traditional full.

People who are 500 lb may prefer firm mattresses as these offer more support. People of this weight may prefer wider mattresses, such as California king mattresses, to avoid feeling like they will fall over the edge when turning.

No, full-size sheets will not fit a full XL mattress. Full XL mattresses are 5 in longer than full mattresses.

Full XL mattresses are a good option for a taller sleeper who does not need any extra width room while sleeping. Fewer companies offer these products because these mattresses differ from a standard size.

However, people can choose between different firmnesses, heights, and mattress types to purchase one that fits their sleep needs.