Steering wheel material on CX-9 compared to CX-5?

We just went from a 2013 CX-5 to a 2018 CX-9 and had a question about the steering wheel material.

The 2013 was "leather wrapped" but the one on the CX-9 seems much nicer.

What's the difference and can I use leather cleaner to clean?
 

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'18 CX-9 Signature
I have a 2018 CX-9 , a solution of mild soap and water is all you need to clean the steering wheel. You can apply some leather protectant or interior dressing if you'd like, for UV protection.
 
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Canada
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2016 CX-9 GS-L
Same for me. I have a small spray bottle of mild soap (~50 ml water + a few drops of dish soap) then another spray bottle of protectant (carpro perl diluted 1:5)
 
does anyone know the difference between the cx9 wheel vs the leather wrapped cx5 from 2013?
The cx9 seems nicer. Were they both leather?