Vehicle-specific Wiring Harnesses: Articles & Videos

2002-2004 Nissan Altima

2002-2004 Nissan Altima

by Jon Paulette

When Nissan designed the 2002-2004 Altima, they knew that anything with four doors and a place to tie down a child seat would sell like hotcakes. But they designed something interesting anyway. This Altima is roomy, practical, safe, and - surprise, surprise - fun to drive.

 
1998-2010 Volkswagen Beetle

1998-2010 Volkswagen Beetle

by Traci Benoit

Designed to capitalize on the immense popularity of the original VW Beetle, the New Beetle made its debut in 1998. The vehicle remained largely unchanged throughout its production run, which lasted until 2010. Replacing the Beetle's stereo is fairly easy, but the speakers will take a little more work.

 
2005-2010 Scion tC

2005-2010 Scion tC

by Rick Carlton

The Scion tC doesn't look like a particularly innovative piece, but a lot of thinking went into that sporty exterior. Building a brand from scratch isn't easy, but cars like the tC made Scion an immediate success. Building a great audio system in your tC is actually easier than you think, and we're here to help.

 
2007-2008 Honda Fit

2007-2008 Honda Fit

by Jon Paulette

The 2007-2008 Fit looks kinda cool, holds a surprising amount of stuff, gets out of its own way on the interstate, and actually provides comfortable seating for at least two adult humans of normal size. No wonder it was a perennial fixture on numerous car magazine "Best of" lists.

 
2009-2014 Honda Fit

2009-2014 Honda Fit

by Jon Paulette

The second-gen Fit improved upon all that was good about the original and added some cool new stuff to the mix. It's a little bit bigger, a little more refined, and a little more composed, but it still has the practicality and tossability that made the Fit a hit in the first place.

 
2006-2011 Honda Civic

2006-2011 Honda Civic

by Rick Carlton

The Honda Civic rapidly evolved from its humble beginnings as a sub-compact coupe, to become a leader in the luxury compact segment. By 2011, it regularly topped nearly all competitors in U.S. market sales. Our profile of the Civic explains what to expect when you're ready to replace your factory stereo system.

 
2005-2012 Nissan Xterra

2005-2012 Nissan Xterra

by Rick Carlton

The Nissan Xterra has enjoyed wide appeal since its introduction, and held a singular position in Nissan's product mix until 2008, when the Nissan Rogue was introduced. Even after the Rogue came to town, the Xterra's sporty design and performance help it hold its own in the light SUV and crossover market.

 
2003-2005 Nissan 350Z

2003-2005 Nissan 350Z

by Traci Benoit

The 2003-05 Nissan 350Z offers all the speed and handling qualities you'd expect from a Z-car, plus a refined, comfortable cockpit and plenty of features. It's still a great car to drive, but the stereo probably doesn't sound as sporty as it used to. Upgrading the audio system is a great way to improve your Z-car's performance.

 
2008-up Chrysler Town & Country Minivan

2008-up Chrysler Town & Country Minivan

by Jon Paulette

The fifth-generation Chrysler Town & Country offers everything you'd want in a luxurious people mover. With loads of space and lots of features, the T&C lets you haul kids and cargo in comfort. Upgrading the entertainment system will help make it "fun for the whole family."

 
2009-2013 Volkswagen Routan

2009-2013 Volkswagen Routan

by Jon Paulette

The Volkswagen Routan offers an interesting blend of American ingenuity and Teutonic engineering. It's based on Chrysler's fifth-generation minivans, but there's much more to the Routan than a simple case of badge-engineering.

 
1997-2002 Jeep Wrangler

1997-2002 Jeep Wrangler

by Rick Carlton

With the 1997-2002 iteration of the fabled Wrangler, Jeep continued to improve the vehicle's around-town capabilities without compromising its off-road bona fides. Upgrading some parts of the stereo system in these off-roaders is relatively simple, while there are a couple of areas that require some good old American DIY ingenuity.

 
2004-2006 Scion xB

2004-2006 Scion xB

by Jon Paulette

Scion's first-gen xB was a welcome addition to an often bland automotive landscape. The xB isn't for everyone, but if it's the car for you, you'll be rewarded with a surprisingly vast amount of interior space, decent road manners and an impressive list of standard features.

 
2001-2005 Mazda Miata

2001-2005 Mazda Miata

by Jon Paulette

When you're driving a Mazda MX-5 Miata on a curvy, country road, music probably isn't all that important. But, let's face it, into each life a little rain must fall and the only thing to do when that happens is put the top up and enjoy some music. You're driving a great little car, so why not enjoy some great stereo sound?

 
2001-2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

2001-2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser

by Jon Paulette

In a world full of dull, grey sedans, the Chrysler PT Cruiser is one of those rare designs that really stands out, even after a decade-plus on the road. If you want your car to sound as nifty as it looks, the PT is a great platform for an aftermarket stereo system.

 
2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser

2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser

by Jon Paulette

The FJ Cruiser is the spiritual descendant of Toyota's original FJ40 Land Cruiser. The modern FJ combines the original's trail-breaking, dune-climbing ability with modern conveniences and retro styling that helps it stand out from ordinary SUVs. All you need now is a stereo that stands out from other FJs.

 
1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee

by Robert Ferency-Viars

The redesigned 1999-2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee was slightly larger than the previous version and had a new interior layout, yet it retained that classic Cherokee look and style. If you want to have great stereo sound when you head for the great outdoors, we'll help you find the gear you need.

 
2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR

2006-2011 Chevrolet HHR

by Jon Paulette

The Chevrolet HHR gives you the everyday utility you'd expect, but without the bland, boxy styling that makes it hard to remember which one's yours every time you walk out of the hardware store. A design like this will look cool for years to come, so why not make it sound cool, too?

 
2005-2010 Pontiac G6

2005-2010 Pontiac G6

by Jon Paulette

The Pontiac G6 offers a variety of body styles and trim levels, all of which are sleek and stylish. From the 4-cylinder base sedan to the performance-oriented GTP coupes and convertibles, the G6 range has something for nearly everyone.

 
2009-2013 Toyota Corolla

2009-2013 Toyota Corolla

by Jon Paulette

The tenth-generation Corolla's enormous popularity means there are plenty of good used models out there waiting for a good new owner. If you're looking for a reliable ride that's easy on gas, easy on the eyes, and easy to own, a 2009-13 Corolla is a solid choice.

 
2004-2008 Acura TL

2004-2008 Acura TL

by Jon Paulette

The 2004-2008 Acura TL is a comfortable, stylish, sporty sedan that's sure to make both drivers and passengers happy. While upgrading the TL's sound system can be a challenge, the effort is worth it.