Articles & Videos: Car Stereo Installation

Alpine's Perfect FIT system lets you install certain Alpine receivers while keeping your factory look and feel. The adapters are custom-made for specific vehicles, so your new Alpine stereo will blend in beautifully with your stock interior.

A tale of two Mustangs
by Jon Paulette

A stock Ford Mustang is a beautiful thing, but for many owners, a stock model is just a starting point. A Mustang can always be made to go faster, look wilder, or, of course, sound better. Whether you own a classic or a contemporary model, we can help you build a stereo that's as legendary as the car you drive.

When you're looking at a good-sized receiver nestled in an expansive dashboard, it's only natural to assume that a touchscreen DVD/nav receiver will fit right in. Alas, that's not always the case.

Crutchfield's Vehicle Research Team has assembled a database of over 25,000 vehicles. Here's how they do what they do — and how it helps make your car stereo installation go smoothly.

We help install a new audio system and a Thule bike rack on a 2015 Subaru XV Crosstrek. The Rockford Fosgate speakers and powered sub leave the owner smiling.

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