JVC CS-V6837

DRVN Series 5"x7"/6"x8" 3-way car speakers

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Upgrade your factory speakers

Whether you're suffering with a blown speaker or you just want hear a little more detail in your music, JVC's DRVN speakers have you covered. The CS-V6837 5"x7"/6"x8" speakers feature a durable woofer cone made from a mixture of Aramid, carbon fiber, and mica, along with a 1/2" PEI tweeter and 1" PEI midrange that'll increase your music's clarity. These speakers will give you a solid boost in sound quality, even when powered by your factory radio. Grilles are not included – factory grilles are appropriate for most installations.

Product Highlights:

  • 5"x7"/6"x8" 3-way car speakers
  • carbon mica woofer
  • cloth and rubber hybrid surround
  • 1" PEI balanced dome midrange
  • 1/2" PEI dome tweeter
  • power range: 1-30 watts RMS (250 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 50-25,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 87 dB
  • depth: 2-5/16"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Why replace your car's original speakers?

The speakers that originally came in your car were made from inexpensive materials, designed to create acceptable sound at the lowest possible cost to the manufacturer. If you love music, you deserve better. Name-brand aftermarket speakers deliver fuller, richer sound with considerably more detail and nuance, and they're capable of playing louder and cleaner than factory speakers. Connect new speakers to your factory radio and you'll get the best possible sound from your dealer-equipped system. Pair them up with a new car stereo for a level of enjoyment that can rival a high-fidelity home audio experience.

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What's in the box?

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  • Two 3-way speakers
  • Two 12" Lengths of speaker wire (each has quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other)
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • Instructions
  • Safety and disposal information

Features and Specs

Design 3-way
Tweeter Design 1/2" Dome
Tweeter Composition PEI
Woofer Composition Carbon Mica
Woofer Surround Cloth/Rubber Hybrid
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Sensitivity 87 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response 50 - 25k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts) 1-30
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 250
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2 5/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 2 5/8

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Woofer: Mica is added to an aramid and carbon fiber composite olefin base, resulting in a rigid, light, and durable cone.

Midrange: Each speaker features a 1" PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) balanced-dome midrange; PEI is a polymer film that produces a wide soundstage for superior imaging. A semi-dome driver has a dome placed inside a cone. Balanced domes are semi-domes with equal reproduction area given the cone and dome portions of the driver.

Tweeters: Each speaker also has a 1/2" PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) dome tweeter.

Mounting Applications: The speaker's frame features two additional mounting holes and fits many 6x8, 5x7, and custom 6x8 applications. Please check the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to confirm fit.

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nice speakers

Written By Anonymous, Colorado on Monday, December 15, 2014

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Fit perfect in my 2006 F150 doors. Sounds so clear compared to the factory speakers.

Pros: Clear sounding.

Cons: None


Written By Rick, Jackson, NJ on Thursday, October 23, 2014

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Excellent speakers highly recommend

Pros: Exact match, perfect fit, great sound

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Written By Brandon, Missouir on Wednesday, October 08, 2014

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Great speakers, referred by my dad and he was right! I would definitely get another pair in the future!

Pros: Great sound, great bass, easy to install

Cons: None

good for the money.

Written By Kevin, Smithtown New York on Monday, September 29, 2014

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hey, you can't beat these speakers. They're well priced and work perfectly. Nice quality sound.

Pros: inexpensive good build quality

Cons: none that I can find

JVC CS-V6837 for 2012 Ford Escape

Written By JVC CS-V6837 for 2012 Ford Escape, SF, CA on Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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These speakers are definitely an upgrade from stock - much stronger magnet, better cone material, and three-way compared to two. I expect them to last much longer. I was replacing a blown front stock speaker. From the specifications, I was expecting a greater improvement than I experienced. I purposely selected these speakers for their low RMS rating since I did not want to add an amp. It seemed like they would be very efficient and still give a significant boost in sound quality. However, the improvement is marginal compared to stock. The bass is not as well defined as I would like and the highs are not very sharp for a three-way speaker. I think these would probably sound much better over stock with a new head unit (which would add more power) or an amp. For the money, I would suggest the pioneer TS-G6844R. Cost less and makes a sound quality is much better even with stock. I have the pioneers in Ford Explorer which I ran with just the stock head unit and the difference in sound quality was noticeable. Not so with the JVCs. These speakers need power.

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Written By Gerald, Spring, Texas on Monday, August 18, 2014

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These are great speakers. The sound is great and the instellation is easy except for the wiring adaptor. That adaptor says it will work on an F150. But I read on all the people who have an F150 or any F series truck, it will not fit the front speakers. Others said it will fit the rear, I didn't buy any rear speakers.

Pros: Sounds good, easy installation.

Cons: Wiring adaptor will not work on front speakers.


Written By Wayne, Sioux Falls on Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Speaker blown on install

Pros: Cost, crisp highs

Cons: No bass at all

Great front door speakers for my Ford Escape

Written By JW, Wareham, MA on Tuesday, August 12, 2014

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Excellent speakers for the money. Good fidelity, low power requirements, drop-in fit.

Pros: Good fidelity, low power requirements, drop-in fit.

Cons: None

Great speakers

Written By Steven, Vinton Virginia on Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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These speakers are great speakers for the price!! They hits the lows pretty well and have a crisp high sound

Pros: Easy instal and good quality and great price

Cons: I haven't found any at this point

way better than factory mazda speakers

Written By james mc, tallahassee, fl on Thursday, June 26, 2014

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nice bass with crisp highs without boomy sound.

Pros: easy to install (especially with the Crutchfield pigtails that adapt mazda to these speakers)

JVC CS V6837

Written By J, Summerville, SC on Monday, June 23, 2014

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Nice speaker for the $$. Definite upgrade from stock speakers.

Pros: Good sound, easy install with Crutchfield diagrams and wire adapters.

Cons: None.

*** Great upgrade ***

Written By Greg c, Henderson Nv on Sunday, June 01, 2014

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Great easy upgrade takes only minutes to do both doors (F350)

Great speakers at a great price!

Written By MK from Texas, The Woodlands, TX on Saturday, May 10, 2014

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These speakers are great drop replacements for the decent but limited OEM speakers found in most late model Fords. They really wake up the sound of Shaker 500 system in my Mustang. They were also a perfect fit in the doors with no clearance issues with the door panels.

Pros: Great sound Perfect fit Great price Free factory wiring adapters

Cons: None so far

Grutchfield provides good information for installing these speakers

Written By Dennis, Kihei, Maui, HI on Monday, May 05, 2014

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My original speakers were no longer functional because of age and degradation of the paper and rubber materials used. I just needed new speakers for an older car. These worked fine, and most importantly, I got great directions and information about how to install them. Way more than I thought I would get, and must more help than one would get from a store (if there was one here on Maui).

Pros: Great help from Crutchfield. I had no fear of breaking something when doing this installation job myself. No problems at all.

Cons: I don't have any

jack 5x7s

Written By Anonymous, ramrod key florida on Saturday, May 03, 2014

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Easy to install with great sound quality

Pros: Great sound quality

Cons: No cons great speakers

Awsome sound

Written By Arcade Mike, Taylors, SC on Saturday, April 05, 2014

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Great speakers! I replaced the stock speakers in a 2002 F350 crew cab and the sound is a night and day difference I finally hear the highs and mids clearly without being overwhelming.

Pros: Great Price and Sound

Cons: NONE!

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Written By GlennP., Houston, TX on Monday, March 31, 2014

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Nice speakers, fit well into the doors of my 2001 Super Duty'

Pros: Perfect match for the JVC 50 watt head unit, sound good, fit good.

Cons: None


Written By Steve, San Jose,Ca. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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Put these in my 2003 F-150 Crew Cab. Piece of cake. Matched it with my JVC KW-XR810 unit----PERFECT! (all 4)

Pros: Sound is Fantastic. Installs easily. Double check your wiring as always. These are way better than the factory speakers.

Cons: None

Great Speakers for the Money!

Written By Walt H. (2001 F150 SuperCrew), Broomfield, CO on Saturday, February 08, 2014

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Great speakers for the money and a big improvement over factory. I installed these on a 2001 F150 SuperCrew on all 4 doors. Install was fairly straight forward and took me a little more than an hour. Directions were perfect and took all the guess work out of removing the door panels. I really like the idea of having three way speakers and this fit well. I did not realize this before the purchase but JVC and Kenwood are the same company.

Pros: Great improvement in audio over factory speakers. Much cleaner sound. The installation was also easier than expected with the help of the master sheets provided and the wiring harnesses.

Cons: As someone else noted in the reviews, a plastic mounting piece is glued onto the speaker and is easily pried up if you unscrew the speak. I had one lift after I backed a screw out and ended up just peeling it off. Was not an issue for my install but something to note. Also, one of the provided wiring harness adapters for the speakers was a pain to connect. It turned out the wire popped out of the adapter and I lost sound. I removed the door panel again and fixed. Just a pain.

JVC 3 way

Written By J, Roanoke, VA on Monday, January 13, 2014

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Very responsive at low amp... Havn't hooked up my amp yet but very impressed with their performance. Crutchfield has been my first stop for years for car audio.

Pros: Great sound

Cons: The rim shroud is only stuck on. The screws push it off the speaker during install.

JVC CS-V6837 Speakers

Written By Anonymous, Union City, CA on Sunday, December 22, 2013

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I've purchased many times before from Crutchfield and have always been happy with the products and service. These JVC speakers are great. Music sounds so much better now compared to with the factory speakers I had I on my '03 Toyota Tacoma. The installation was was pretty straight forward - just as described in the information provided by Crutchfield. In summary , they're great speakers for the price and I'm happy with the

Pros: Great sound!!

Cons: Some modification was required on my truck but this was noted on the Crutchfield website so I knew about it before hand. Otherwise I would have been done and back on the road an hour or so faster.

Great sound

Written By Greg J, La Plata, MD installed in 02 F250 on Sunday, December 15, 2013

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Awesome sound!

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: None

Really good!

Written By William, Savannah on Sunday, November 24, 2013

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Sounds way better than my stock speakers!

Pros: Awesome

Cons: Doesn't make my truck any faster :)

Very Nice

Written By Old Rocker, Fort Wayne, Indiana on Friday, September 06, 2013

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I am totally astonished at the quality of sound. The highs and midranges are crystal clear. The base is terrific and pronounced. .No distortion with my unit maxed out. I didn't think Automotive sound could be any better.

Pros: Clean sound, Nice and clear highs and midrange. Great bass

Cons: none

JVC CS-V6837

Written By Kyndalw, 74354 on Wednesday, August 28, 2013

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very satisfied with my purchase. good clean highs and mids

Pros: excellent sound ,very easy install

Cons: does need a powered sub to go along with them, so i guess thats not a con,cause now i get to get me a infinity powered subwoofer

Sound good

Written By Darrin, Henderson, NV on Thursday, August 22, 2013

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Good sounding speakers. Would like to get an amp hooked to them thoug.

Pros: Easy to install

Cons: Nothing.

JVC CS-V6837

Written By JC, Missouri on Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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Good speakers installed this in my John Deere tractor with new radio.

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Written By Scobeezy, Henderson, NV on Thursday, February 28, 2013

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Simply AWESOME!!!! Thank you to Rusty for telling me about these! '98 Ford Ranger and did not want to spend to much money. Saved a bunch of money and they sound great with only power coming from my Alpine deck I bought!

Pros: Great sound without an amp!

Cons: None

Get everything you’ll need to enjoy your new JVC CS-V6837

Reduce ambient road noise and your vehicle's "rattles," for better sound inside your car.
You may need speaker wire to connect your speakers to your amp or receiver.
Keep your speakers clean and dry. They compress to fit behind your speakers.
The right tools will help keep your installation simple and clean.
These speaker connectors are handy if you're running new speaker wire or if your speakers have oversized terminals.
Dynamat 10415 Xtreme Speaker Kit

Dynamat 10415 Xtreme Speaker Kit

Two 10-in. x 10-in. Sheets

Item #: 15410415


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Dynamat 10435 Xtreme Door Kit

Dynamat 10435 Xtreme Door Kit

With four 12" x 36" sheets — covers two doors

Item #: 15410435


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Dynamat SuperLite Tri-Pak

Dynamat SuperLite Tri-Pak

Triple package — 3 sheets, 12 square feet (Model #10612)

Item #: 15410612


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T-Spec 16-gauge Speaker Wire

T-Spec 16-gauge Speaker Wire

Black/white jacket — priced per foot

Item #: 120SW16WB1


Stinger PRO Series Speaker Wire

Stinger PRO Series Speaker Wire

Priced per foot (16 Gauge)

Item #: 541SPW516B


T-Spec 12-gauge Speaker Wire

T-Spec 12-gauge Speaker Wire

Black/white jacket — priced per foot

Item #: 120SW12WB1



XTC 6"x8" Speaker Baffles

Protect your speakers

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Boom Mat 6

Boom Mat 6"x8" Speaker Baffles

Protect your speakers
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S&G Wire Cutter/Stripper Tool

S&G Wire Cutter/Stripper Tool

Cuts and strips 12- to 22-gauge wire

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Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

Package contains crimp tool and over 150 pieces

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Bojo Trim Panel Tools

Bojo Trim Panel Tools

Set of 6 pry tools — helps remove interior and exterior trim and door panels

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Pro.Fit Wire Worm

Pro.Fit Wire Worm

Installation tool helps route wiring through tight spaces

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S&G Tool Aid 87650

S&G Tool Aid 87650

Door Trim and Panel Removal Tool

Item #: 18187650


S&G Tool Aid 87615

S&G Tool Aid 87615

Window and Door Clip Removal Tool

Item #: 18187615


Skewdriver Pro SPK4042

Skewdriver Pro SPK4042

Ratcheting straight and offset screwdriver set with 40 bits (Skewdriver Pro with ratchet handle, pictured)

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Spec Tools SQR-200a Squeeze Wrench

Spec Tools SQR-200a Squeeze Wrench

Narrow space ratchet kit with 18 sockets

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Bojo Trim Panel Tools

Bojo Trim Panel Tools

Set of 6 pry tools — helps remove interior and exterior trim and door panels

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Install Bay IB35400

Install Bay IB35400

Premium door panel and trim tool

Item #: 12035400

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Install Bay 3320

Install Bay 3320

Auto-ranging digital multimeter

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Posi-Products™ Car Speaker Connectors

Posi-Products™ Car Speaker Connectors

8 connectors for installing car speakers

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DEI Heat Shrink Tubing

DEI Heat Shrink Tubing

Black 4-foot length (Assortment)

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Metra Female Quick Slides

Metra Female Quick Slides

An assortment of female quick slide connectors for connecting to speaker terminals

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2 questions already asked

I bought these speakers and a new receiver for my girlfriend. She loves the sound that now feels her little SUV. Output from the bass is just right. Definitely recommended! [ Steven  Jun 12, 2014 ]
I put 4 of these speakers in my 2007 Ranger. I prefer driving with my windows down instead of using the A/C whenever possible, so I was looking for good sound quality at loud volume to overcome road and wind noise. These speakers work great, whether I am listening to music or to NPR. I have had to turn the volume nearly to max on my factory stereo on occasion to hear clearly, and the speakers are fine. May need to upgrade my stereo soon, but that's another matter. Speakers are a great value. [ robert  Jun 11, 2014 ]
I was pushing 125 w to them and they sounded fine. However the base output needs to be pampered a bit with backings. Overall I'm pleased with them and feel they are a great value for the money. [ JASON  Jun 11, 2014 ]
Originally I purchased 5" round Kenwood for 2004 Mustang front door panels to compliment 6x8 Kenwood rear deck. As you could expect there was no bass in the front and all of the sound was coming from the rear. I replaced the 5" round with these 6x8 JVC in the front door panels. Made all the difference. Full sound all around. Very happy with JVC Performance. I listen loud as well. So I would say probably not easily blown. I am only running 25 wattts / channel. [ Roger  Jun 10, 2014 ]
The bass output is great. Everybody stop and ask what kind of speakers do you have? [ BOYD  Jun 10, 2014 ]
Matt, it's all about matching the output per channel on your tuner/amp with the rating of the speaker. Personally I wouldn't run an amp through speakers that is over 80% of the RMS rating of the speaker.... always good to leave a little headroom ! [ Vicki  Jun 10, 2014 ]
That helps! Im going to go ahead and get me a pair. Thanks a lot. ~Matt [ Matt Bedo  Jun 10, 2014 ]
Matt B, I believe the bass output is decent for the price. However I have two stock door subs in my mustang that compliment these nicely so I've never had them playing without the door subs. I haven't blown the pair I have and they handle blasting music quite well with little to no distortion. Overall, for the price, you can't beat them. Hope this helps, Denver [ Denver  Jun 09, 2014 ]
no ,just a receiver will do the job,of course an amp will give a cleaner richer sound,but a good mid power receiver will give good sound [ KYNDAL A  May 15, 2014 ]
No amp needed. They sound good using a 25 watt JVC radio. [ Willard  May 14, 2014 ]
It's not necessary to wire to an amp. You can wire to an amp if you like, will sound just fine wiring to the radio. [ Kingston  May 14, 2014 ]
no.. [ STEVEN  May 14, 2014 ]
Teh amp in your receiver should have enough power to run them. [ JIMMY  May 14, 2014 ]
They are capable of being amped for higher output, but I've got them running off my stock amp and it powers them loud enough to hurt my ears with no distortion. 2007 Ford Mustang [ CHRIS R  May 14, 2014 ]
Not required no, but I am running a 200 watt 4 channel. with 4 speakers. [ BRIAN  May 14, 2014 ]
No, the radio power is good enough. [ DARRIN Q  May 14, 2014 ]