leather on front passenger seat splitting apart 2 yrs.after purchase. on 1998 Volvo S70

the entire front passenger seat began wearing and splitting only 2 years after purchase. never had this happen before ! we are not heavy people. expensive investment !

Asked by for the 1998 Volvo S70
It's important to use leather cleaner and conditioner to lengthen leather life, I had thought Volvo leather usually held up well. It may be cheaper to find a second hand seat or go to an auto upholstery shop and see what they suggest.