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The Accord coupe is every bit as smart as the sedan, but with that extra sportiness that only a 2-door can provide. A new audio system will be a very smart upgrade.

2005-2007 Ford F250 & F350
by Jon Paulette

If the Ford F-150 is America's everyday truck, the F-250 and F-350 are America's workday trucks. If you enjoy music while you work, you'll want a stereo upgrade.

Judging by the number of Accord sedans on the road, there are a lot more smart people out there than you'd probably think. Adding a new stereo is smart, too.

2007-2011 Honda CR-V
by Jon Paulette

The third-generation CR-V is an excellent choice for all sorts of drivers, but if you care about sound, you'll definitely want to install an aftermarket stereo.

If you're a real audiophile, Sony's Hi-Res Audio system can bring listening-room sound quality to your daily drive.

Pioneer's FH-X830BHS CD receiver has 210,000 colors to choose from, plus Pandora and Spotify controls, HD Radio, Bluetooth, and SiriusXM add-on capability.

The Pioneer FH-X730BS CD receiver has 210,000 colors with 10 brightness levels, plus built-in Bluetooth, SiriusXM capabilities, and smooth smartphone integration.

Pioneer's FH-X731BT CD receiver has variable color illumination and a big control knob. Built-in Bluetooth adds hands-free calling and audio streaming.

Pioneer's DEH-X6800BS CD receiver has Bluetooth, and a USB input for your iPhone or Android. Add a SiriusXM satellite radio tuner for great entertainment variety.

JVC's KD-R770BT CD receiver combines great multimedia capabilities with built-in Bluetooth. Take a look in this car stereo demo video.

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