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Focal IC 165VW

6-3/4" coaxial speaker system designed to fit select Volkswagens

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Our take on the Focal IC 165VW

by Alexander Hrabe
Focal

An easy upgrade

If you've been intimidated by the thought of putting aftermarket speakers in your Volkswagen, we've got good news — Focal has taken the hassle out of installation. The IC 165VW coaxial speakers are direct fits for your factory speaker locations in select VW Golf 6 and Jetta models, and they plug right in to your Volkswagen's original connectors. Focal includes almost everything you need for a quick, easy installation.

VW direct fit

This speaker's slim profile makes it a direct fit for select Volkswagen vehicles.

Access sound

Upgrading from factory speakers, you'll notice an astonishing improvement in your car's sound. Your music's midrange and midbass will gain presence and depth thanks to the articulate response of the light woven fiberglass woofer cone, the same used in Focal's premium Access speaker line.

Focal also puts their signature TN44 tweeter design to work here to give you sparkling highs. The shape of the TN44's aluminum inverted dome does a better job of dispersing high frequencies than a traditional raised dome tweeter, creating a very wide soundstage with fine resolution and exciting dynamics. An integrated crossover ensures a perfectly balanced sound.

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Highlights:

    General:
    • 2-way car speakers (pair)
    • 6-3/4" woven fiberglass woofer cone
    • aluminum inverted dome TN44 tweeter
    • 100% plug and play in select VW models makes for quick installation
    • significant results even without changing the OEM system
    • works with factory radio, aftermarket receiver, or outboard amp
    Specifications:
    • 2-60 watts RMS power range (120 watts peak)
    • frequency response: 60-20,000 Hz
    • impedance: 4 ohms
    • sensitivity: 92 dB
    Other info:

    Note: Focal describes this model as a 6-1/2" speaker. Most manufacturers designate this same frame size as a 6-3/4" speaker. For simplicity's sake we list it as a 6-3/4" speaker.

    Hands-on research from the Crutchfield Labs (what are the Labs?)

    Features and Specs
    General
    Speaker Size
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    FOCALVW1
    Design
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    2-way
    Tweeter Design
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    Inverted Dome
    Tweeter Composition
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    Aluminum
    Woofer Composition
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    Woven Fiberglass
    Woofer Surround
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    Butyl Rubber
    Parts Warranty
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    1 Year
    Labor Warranty
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    1 Year
    Specifications
    Sensitivity
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    92 dB
    Frequency Response
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    60 - 20k Hz
    RMS Power Range (Watts)
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    2-60
    Peak Power Handling (Watts)
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    120
    Impedance (Ohms)
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    4
    Top-mount Depth (Inches)
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    1 7/16
    Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)
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    N/A
    Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)
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    5 1/2
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    What's in the box?

    Download owner's manual

    • Two 2-way speakers
    • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
    • 8 Speed clips
    • Installation instructions (English/ French)
    • Focal window sticker

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    Features

    Woofer: The light, rigid woven fiberglass woofer cone is humidity resistant. The Butyl rubber surround is resistant to ultraviolet rays, temperature extremes, and humidity to add to the speaker's reliability and longevity.

    Inverted Dome Tweeter: Each speaker has an inverted dome aluminum tweeter, producing a broad sound stage.

    Wiring: The VW factory wiring harness plugs directly into the IC 165VW speaker frame.

     
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