Articles & Videos: Car Speakers

The mobile audio/video section of the Crutchfield Labs lets our writers, researchers, and advisors get hands-on experience with the latest car audio products.

We're passionate about car audio. Crutchfield's Mobile Audio Listening Lab lets us get hands-on experience with all kinds of car audio gear, from speakers and subs to amplifiers and receivers.

When you upgrade the audio gear in your vehicle, you'll treat yourself to better sound quality. And when you install it yourself, you'll feel pride and satisfaction from a project well done. If you're reasonably handy and can follow directions, you can do it too, with our help.

Kicker's venerable KS series of car speakers gets a couple of key updates for 2014. First, they now employ a silk-dome tweeter for smoother highs, and second, a shallower basket so they'll fit into more vehicles.

Gettin' the jams in a Ram
by Dave Delamere

Gary was tired of weak sound and extra wires on his dash, so he installed a new Kenwood receiver and Kenwood speakers in his 2001 Dodge Ram.

His and her car stereo DIY
by Dave Delamere

A happy couple installs a new audio system in their Mitsubishi with a little help from Crutchfield.

Focal's passion for innovation has led them to a new, dynamic speaker material — flax. By using a sustainable resource in its Expert Series woofer cones, Focal has been able to reduce the price you pay for their famously premium sound.

We put JBL's GX Series of car speakers to the test in three unique car systems. If you're in the market for new car speakers but haven't started looking yet, this versatile line is a great place to start.

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