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Factory car speakers are the bane of every music lover's existence. Fortunately, we carry aftermarket speakers that are built to survive life in your car or truck.

Double-DIN CD receivers keep things simple, yet still take advantage of your dash real estate. We hit the Crutchfield Labs to compare six of our most popular models.

Pioneer's versatile 2013 car amplifiers help you get needed power to your speakers. They're compact, powerful, and even 1-ohm stable so it's easy to match subs.

Kenwood's Excelon XR-1800P speakers feature a huge 7" cone, packed into a frame that will still fit into the factory openings of many Dodge, GM, and Toyota vehicles.

Four popular car speaker lines
by Robert Ferency-Viars

We listen to Alpine Type-S, Polk Audio DXi, Infinity Reference X, and Rockford Fosgate Punch car speakers in the Crutchfield Labs.

JVC's 2014 digital media receivers are great for everyone who uses their smartphone as their main source of music, and they work great with popular music apps.

Jordan B. from Florence, SC, wasn't happy with the sound in his 2000 Chevrolet Camaro, so he added a new stereo from Pioneer, plus speakers from Kenwood and Pioneer.

Daniel M's 2002 Mercury Cougar
by Dominic Devito

Daniel M. added a new Kenwood stereo and Infinity speakers to his sleek 2002 Mercury Cougar, then added three Kicker amps and a pair of Rockford Fosgate subs.

Eric C's 2008 Saturn Vue
by Dominic Devito

Eric C. of Streamwood, IL, boasts a well-hidden system in his 2008 Saturn Vue XE, with a Pioneer DVD receiver, Infinity speakers, MTX subs, and a pair of Pioneer amps.

Brent P, who works in Crutchfield's IT department, was able to improve his 2007 Saab 9-3's sound and functionality without installing a new receiver.

Kicker's CompR and CompRT subwoofers, plus their KX amplifiers, give you the sound and performance you expect from Kicker when you're building a car audio system.

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