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2003-2008 Subaru Forester
by Jon Paulette

If you're looking for a practical, reliable wagon/SUV with the added safety and security of all-wheel drive, a Gen 2 Subaru Forester is a smart choice. Replacing the decidedly weak factory stereo is a pretty smart idea, too.

2013-up Scion FR-S
by Jon Paulette

The Scion FR-S is a sleek, sporty, coupe designed for people who really like driving. Cat-quick and thoroughly entertaining, the FR-S is the kind of car you can't help but enjoy. If you want to add a more enjoyable stereo system, you've come to the right place.

Clarion's CZ505 CD receiver lets you upgade the sound in your car and add some cool features. You can stream music and talk hands-free with built-in Bluetooth, plus control Pandora from the receiver.

Whether you're driving a Dodge Intrepid, a Chrysler Concorde, or a Chrysler 300M, you're going about your business in one of the most beautiful sedan designs of the last 30 years or so. The stock stereos haven't aged quite as well, so an upgrade might be in order.

You hear plenty of talk about (cue raspy macho voiceover) "power, torque, and towing capacity" in pickup ads, but you don't hear much about style. That's probably because it's hard to talk about "style" in a raspy, macho voice. That's a shame, because Dodge has produced some of the best-looking pickups on the road.

The newest Wranglers prove that it's possible to combine the rugged, go-anywhere capability Jeep fans demand with the comfort mainstream audiences expect. In 2011, Jeep rolled out some changes that made the Wrangler's interior a much nicer place for a new stereo.

GM's line of full-size SUVs have long been a favorite of big families, outdoor enthusiasts, and hyper-observant people wearing dark suits and sunglasses. These big, comfy, capable trucks offer plenty of room for audio system improvement.

Professional car audio installers use a few specialized tools. Most of these tools are easy to find if you don't already have them, and the rest are available from Crutchfield. All can be extremely useful, and not just for stereo swaps.

Marine stereo buying guide
by Tim Sprinkle

From punishing sunlight to driving rain to extreme temperatures, a marine audio system has to endure a lot of abuse. And that's just when the boat is tied up at the marina. This article will help you choose the marine stereo that's right for you.

Car audio for the first-time buyer
by Charlie Pastorfield

Buying car audio gear for the first time? Here are some tips to help you find the right stereo equipment for your car or truck.

The Sony MEX-XB100BT CD receiver includes a small hideaway amp that delivers 40 watts RMS per channel, which is double the power output of similar receivers. With more power you get more clarity at any volume, and the amp can even be bridged to drive a small subwoofer. Take a look at some of the features of this amazing receiver in this short video.

Okay. Your new car stereo components are out of their boxes, installed, and hooked up. Now what? How do you get the most out of your new system? What kind of hokey pokey do you have to do to get...

2005-2011 Dodge/Ram Dakota
by Jon Paulette

The Dodge (aka Ram) Dakota was one of the last of the "mid-size" pickups. Available in Club Cab and Quad Cab models, the Dakota is ideal for people who know exactly how much truck they need and why. Once you find the right truck, why not fill it with the right stereo?

Whether you're fishing, waterskiing, or just cruising around, boating is even more enjoyable when you have a quality marine audio system. Here's how we outfitted two different boats belonging to Crutchfield employees.

With a comfortable interior and smooth, refined road manners, the VW Jetta is a wonderful way to add some European flair to your everyday drive. If you like a little music while you're carving up a country road, add a new stereo and speakers to your Jetta.

Because most people, from surround sound novices to A/V experts, find new formats a little confusing, we've provided a quick description of how each format works.

Years ago, prepping so-called "marine" audio equipment for life on a boat basically meant giving some old gear a new serial number and a white finish. Oh, how times have changed. Boaters demanded better, and companies like FUSION are delivering. We're proud to add these products to our marine lineup.

Well aware that full-sized pickups were selling faster than most cars, including their own Camry, Toyota went big in 2007. The result was the second-generation Tundra, which has all the size and strength necessary to match up with the best of the Big Three.

2010-2014 Subaru Outback
by Jon Paulette

Sure-footed, spacious, and comfortable, the Outback has carved out a niche as the utility vehicle of choice for people who wouldn't be caught dead in an SUV. Even if you don't live in the mountains, there's a lot to like in this versatile car.

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