This digital media receiver will not play CDs. If you want to play CDs in your vehicle, we offer a wide selection of CD receivers.

CDs — who needs 'em?

Got all your tunes on an iPod®, iPhone®, or another player? JVC designed the KD-X40 digital media receiver to get the most out of your digital music collection. It doesn't play CDs, but in your car, it doesn't need to.

Do more with your USB connection

JVC upped the power in their USB port, which lets you keep a smartphone charged while it's performing many battery-draining tasks at once. And with your smartphone connected, you can listen to your phone's internal memory as one source and access the little microSD card as another.

Of course, you can still play your iPod like before. Just connect your player to a USB slot and you're good to go. You can dive into your music library using the KD-X40's controls, and enjoy better sound quality than you get with an auxiliary input connection. With your iPhone connected, you can also stream PANDORA® Internet Radio through a free iPhone app.

Separated Variable Color display

The KD-X40 features a super cool display that lets you change the colors on the controls independent from those on the screen — with over 30,000 possible shades per side. You can match your receiver to your dash, support your favorite team, or just make a statement.

Expansion possibilities

It's always good to keep your options open, and this JVC is ready when you want to expand your system. You can talk hands-free on your compatible phone with the help of JVC's Bluetooth® adapter (not included). You'll find that the two sets of preamp outputs make it easier to add and control amps and subs, plus you can switch one set over to subwoofer mode and adjust your bass on the fly. You'll also get two auxiliary inputs for hooking up more gear, like a Dock & Play satellite radio.

Want to keep your steering wheel controls?

In most vehicles, you can use an adapter to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this JVC stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and the JVC, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. Check the "Accessories" tab for compatible adapters.

iPod note:

If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver or its optional iPod adapter.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • digital media receiver with AM/FM tuner (does not play CDs)
    • USB 1A connection charges devices faster
    • built-in iPod control
    • control PANDORA® via an iPhone app
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (20 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • Separated Variable Color display (set different colors for display and controls)
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • 24-bit digital-to-analog converter
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • 3-band parametric equalizer
    Expandability:
    • compatible with JVC's Bluetooth adapter
    • inputs: front USB port, front and rear auxiliary inputs
    • outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2.5-volt front, rear/subwoofer)
    Other features and specs:

    Why replace your factory radio?

    Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

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    JVC media player kd-x40

    Written By wilbrrr, atlanta ga on Monday, November 18, 2013

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    This item replaces a 20 year old delco system that had a "performance sound system with factory sub amp. THERE IS NO COMPARISON! This item has totally eclipsed the old one.

    Pros: SOUND QUALITY!

    Cons: Takes a minute to figure out the menus. Does everything and cures yur asthma too ! :]

    Great

    Written By Jack, Milford on Saturday, November 16, 2013

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    Great replacement for stock sounds great

    Pros: Connectivity to my iPhone. Sound

    Cons: Little difficult to get used to without reading the manual

    does the job

    Written By Mike, South Florida on Monday, June 03, 2013

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    I put one in my 2000 Ranger. Came back to Crutchfield to get one for my 2001 just to find out that it's discontinued and out of stock. I used it with my iPod, until the iPod died. Still have the USB as a source though. The iPod navigation controls were a little time consuming, which is bad while driving. The worst thing about it is the crap adapter unit to mount it in the dash, but that's not the unit.

    Pros: Reliable, good looking unit.

    Cons: iPod controls aren't the best.

    Excelent head unit. nothing wrong yet!

    Written By mattintc, boyne city on Thursday, March 14, 2013

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    Well to start off the people that got mad because it was to complex for them or the lights where to flashy apparently has never owned a JVC before. This is a unit that is hard to get used to but after you get past that its amazing! i cant imagine screwing with a USB stick. Id much rather stick to an ancient ipod since it still works. But with this head unit i noticed that it is much like my other JVC head unit which i absolutely love!

    Pros: It has many many features and sounds pretty good for such a cheap head unit

    Cons: Maybe the complexity of it.

    sounds good

    Written By Jadd, Sparks, NV on Thursday, December 13, 2012

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    Replaced an old Clarion deck in my off road truck. Thing I like about it is, one its inexpensive for what you get, second, I like there is no CD player. Who uses CD's anymore, and this is an off road truck, I dont want the cd skipping every time I hit something on the trail.

    Pros: Sound great matched with after market speakers, even made stock speakers sound better. There is no faceplate. sounds like it should be a con right? I say no, for one who takes their faceplate off after the first few weeks, the other reason I say its a pro: when off-roading, the one on my Clarion would vibrate its way open and eventually it broke off. It would fall off unless I was on smooth pavement.

    Cons: The capacity of the thumb drive you can use could be higher. The remote is tiny, i can see losing it easy. Its about the size of your key fob. but not practical to use on a key ring. Another line on the display would be nice too.

    Best radio for the price

    Written By Mandinga925, Miami, FL on Monday, December 10, 2012

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    Excellent radio for the price. The operation can get a bit tricky with the usb aux connection. Overall an excellent system for the price. Very pleased with the purchase

    Pros: Great sound, built in amp sounds like it's very well built.

    Affordable, but disappointing iPhone integration

    Written By JAG, Fairfax, VA on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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    Bought this as a replacement to my factory radio after my last iphone adapter broke. The display is OK, although the interface leaves something to be desired. The menu options aren't very intuitive, nor is the ability to switch between various sources. The look is fine, and it's nice to be able to change the color scheme to match my car, both for day and night views.

    My biggest gripe is the iphone integration. It's extremely disappointing. When you plug in your iPhone, it immediately starts playing the first song (alphabetically) on your device. Even if you were listening to something else recently (or listening to music from another app), it instantly starts playing when you plug it in. I contacted JVC and they say there's no way to change this, so you're stuck with the stereo blasting out whatever is at the top of your itunes. Really a shame.

    JVC KD-X40

    Written By John, Boston, MA. on Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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    Just what I wanted, No CD, No tape, just a radios, a USB and a front and back auxillary ports (there is more in the back). The sound is good, the signals are strong, much better than the factory unit. Just what I was looking for and at a good price. The special came with the installation kit at no extra cost. This unit was not listed as a fit for my car as it did not meet the clearance criteria of the Crutchfield engineers, An advisor suggested it when I said that the fit units were above my price points or were not getting good ratings, This lengthened my search.

    Pros: Just what I was looking for with an installation kit to boot.

    Cons: None with this unit.

    Nice Unit

    Written By Billybob, Ohio on Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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    Nice unit easy install no issues

    Jve Kd-X40

    Written By kristen, Avon, NY on Thursday, November 01, 2012

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    Since I so not have a vehicle with a sync system this is the best thing. I love having the remote too. So easy to just push the buttons and keep my eyes on the road.

    Cons: Only con is that you really can not just select the artist you want using the usb but if you have the ipod hooked up that is taken care of.

    works with some setup

    Written By pmt, Wisconsin on Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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    I bought a 32gb usb stick to use with this unit. The unit can only see 255 songs in a directory, so I had to create about 25 subdirectories on my usb stick and divide my library between them all. That was a bit of a chore.

    Pros: Works great w/ my Ipod.

    Cons: Needed to use an interface box to make it work w/ my steering wheel controls

    So So

    Written By Dave, Florida on Thursday, October 25, 2012

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    Was purchased to replace an aging eight year old Pioneer unit.

    When using a thumb drive the folder up down buttons work in reverse - pressing the down arrow button goes up in the folder tree, while pressing the up arrow button goes down in the folder tree. A reset of the unit did not change this behavior.

    Scroll feature - when placed in Scroll Auto mode - the ID3 tags are supposed to scroll every five seconds - well they do and they don't. They will scroll if you have the Display set to show a tag, but if you have the display to show either the clock or the elasped time of the track - it only scrolls once and then goes to the time display.

    ID3 Tags - It only shows the Album, Artist and song title, no other tags. I would have liked it to have a menu and allow me to pick and choose what tags to display along with file and folder names as well. The old Pioneer showed more.

    Since it is a digital media player I would have thought it should behave like most personal MP3 players when using a thumb drive. But it doesn't.

    Will not allow you to pick a genre, playlist, artist, albums, or songs. Yes you can scroll through the folders on the thumb drive - attempting to find what you want - but if you are using a 16gig thumb drive it will take some time. Though you really should be watching the road.

    Only supports WMA and MP3 formats on the thumb drive. If you like WAV, FLAC or OGG format - sorry they won't play.

    (continued in pros and cons)

    Pros: I understand it takes time to build the database (my mp3 players anyway) and that may be why JVC chose not to have this unit behave like an mp3 player. Though they could have set the unit to begin playing a song from the thumb drive while the database was being created. If you only intend to use it with your mp3 player then it will probably be OK for you. Otherwise pay closer attention to what the manual has to say.

    kd-x40

    Written By p@, columbvia, sc on Wednesday, October 24, 2012

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    a great value for the price.

    Awesome Unit!!

    Written By Anonymous, Delano, TN on Monday, October 15, 2012

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    This unit was just what i was looking for. I needed a stereo that would play my Ipod and charge it at the same time and I found it. I have been using it for about 3 weeks now and no problems. If you are looking for an inexpensive upgrade to your factory stereo this is the one, it works great and installed easy. I installed it into my F-150 in about 45 minutes and my next upgrade will be my door speakers, cant wait for that. Thank you Crutchfield for throwing in the mounting kit and wiring harness.

    Pros: Easy to Install, Great Sound, Love the Ipod controls

    Cons: none

    JVC KD-X40 is a great product!

    Written By StevenJC, El Cajon, CA. on Sunday, October 14, 2012

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    The JVC KD-X40 is an all-in-one media center with everything you need to keep the party moving down the road. The usb feature alone was the factor that sold me on this unit but when I discovered that it had rca outputs, sound EQ, ipod display and controls, and a light price tag I just knew that this unit was the one for me. Look no further....Buy the JVC KD-X40. You will not be disappointed.

    Pros: IPOD display and controls, RCA output connections for adding additional amps, sound EQ, plenty of power, various color display configurations, and lots lots more.

    Cons: none.

    Awesome

    Written By Anonymous, Pine Prairie, LA on Saturday, October 06, 2012

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    Great replacement stero for old factory system. It was a easy install since everthing was with it. The iphone port is what is the best part, besides the sound quality this radio.

    OK...should have spent $20 more

    Written By Andrew, GA on Wednesday, October 03, 2012

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    For the price its not too bad but you get what you pay for. The EQ isnt very easy to use, you can set a custome preset EQ but you cant just adjust it on the fly...you have to go adjust your custom preset EQ or use one of the build in EQ settings like "Base", "vocal" "flat" etc.. You also cant adjust the speaker output from Left to right or front to back which I need for my kids (in our van). The USB input is good for ipods and iphones but it doesnt work with my Android phone so I need to connect it to the Auxiliary input. If you use Pandora it is ok but you cant thumbs up or thumbs down a song, just skip and pause/play. The install was easy in my 2000 Honda Odyssey, took about 1hr with the install kit from crutchfield. I do wish I spent about $20 or $30 more for a little better deck...this deck is sleek but sacrifices some functionality.

    Pros: Cheap, sleek, basic

    Cons: Too basic, too sleek with a sacrifice of needed buttons and

    Attnetion Getter

    Written By SilentThunder, El Paso, Texas on Monday, October 01, 2012

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    I was so memorized with the variety of custom colors that I did not notice the unit was not CD compatible. But decided to install it regardless ... Looks great and sounds great. Came with everything I needed. My first time installing anything audio, and couldnt have been easier.

    Pros: MP3 and Aux compatible. Plenty of color choices to choose from for customization.

    Cons: Does not have specific buttons for radio stations

    great radio

    Written By cbc9596, pembroke ma on Wednesday, September 26, 2012

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    This radio is very good and well worth the money. The radio is a bit long doesn't fit all the way in to car but fits enough. The sound that comes out is amazing a really noticible improvement from my old radio.

    Pros: Controls ipod so you don't need to fumble with ur ipod to change a song

    Cons: A bit too long

    When is the last time you bought a CD?

    Written By DTP, Dallas, TX on Monday, September 24, 2012

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    I honestly cant remember the last time I purchased a CD. The deck was a perfect replacement from the factory deck in my Jeep. Easy instalation. A little disappointed in the remote. Doesnt give you full control. I did have to read the owners manual once to figure it all out, but that's why it came with one! Plenty of imputs. Built in high/low pass filter if you add a sub. If only the face detached!!! Then again, if someone steals it, I'm only out this much.

    Pros: inexspensive

    Cons: Remote is lacking, face doesnt detach

    Nice digital media receiver for the money!

    Written By DrunkenIronOx, WA on Sunday, September 23, 2012

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    Plays all my mp3s on a usb drive. No more cds! Variable colors that can be adjusted for day and night use. I just let the colors change by themselves instead of setting it to one color. It's like having a nightclub in my car lol. Read the manual so you know how to preset the radio stations. You'll be confused if you don't. Other than that I recommend this digital media receiver.

    Pros: Variable colors. Plays mp3s instantly. Easy to use.

    Cons: Face plate is not removable.

    Great deal!

    Written By Lewis, High Springs on Saturday, September 22, 2012

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    Great deal for a versatile stereo using modern media.

    Pros: Price features Adjustability

    Cons: Unusual setting control

    Worth every penny

    Written By Levi, Oho on Friday, September 21, 2012

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    I really enjoy this radio I have it for my 93 honda accord ex. It was hard finally figuring out what my issue was by first taking out my stock radio but after that it was great. I hooked this up to my two 12' dual subs and 3000 watt amp. The color changing gets everyone's attention in the car first and then when you set your ipod on with some subs on. Just amazing, I get a lot of compliments with this. It came with installing guide and kit for free so that was a BIG bonus. Crutchfield is where to go I had an issue with my order (ship me wrong install guide kit) No big deal it only took 2 days to get here and since then I've been jamming out. I love having a eye turner, I recommend it unless your going for 3 aux plug ins (red and white ports) Other then that its overall a good radio my money well spent and coming to Crutchfield if I am in need of anything else. A+++++++++++

    Pros: Loaded with controls, view of it is just solid without it hooked up. Ability to have a solid color or a flow of all the colors is great. (About 40 different colors so your set) Easy hook up and the remote comes with so defeats anybody touching the radio or avoid switching channels while driving.

    Cons: A better menu display kinda gets annoying going back and forth after changing something just to experiment it. Not a big issue!

    perfect

    Written By Paul, Webster,NY on Friday, September 14, 2012

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    great price, easy to install, good value

    JVC KD-X40

    Written By Anonymous, honolulu on Friday, September 14, 2012

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    The JVC X40 is working great. sounds great in my 1990 supra. I needed help with the connection b/c i had a non working amplifier, and it works great after bypassing the amplifier.

    Pros: sounds great plenty of sound without an amplifier.

    JVC KD-X40

    Written By Anonymous, Vail co. on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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    Went in like a dream. I was worried going from double DIN to single. It's super clean the supplied harness was great. Oh; I have. '99 Subaru outback. Get the the harness, and the cubby hole thing.

    Looks great!

    Written By Pauli, MT on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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    Installed in '89 K2500 using factory speakers. Needed something inexpensive to replace stock. Sounds better and the million color choices are cool.

    Pros: Infinite color and dimming settings. Pretty intuitive menus.

    Cons: Maybe a tad expensive for the stereo, but with the install kit it was worth it. Wish the bluetooth adapter was about half price or built-in for $40 more. But I can add it later.

    Annoying

    Written By Robert L. Mayo, Ashburn, VA on Wednesday, September 12, 2012

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    The JCV KD-X40 is a great disappointment. It does produce half-decent sound, but its design is so bad that I am seriously considering taking it out and tossing it in the garbage can. You need to understand the purpose behind the design choices; JVC (or whoever manufactured it) made it as flashy and cool looking as possible, regardless of how impractical that made it to use. Doing the simplest things, like setting a pre-set station, is so bizarre and non-intuitive that it simply can't be done without the most amazing stroke of luck or having the instruction manual permanently mounted to the dash.

    Pros: It has flashing disco lights in a hundred colors and looks like it's from the 22nd century

    Cons: It will make you want to become Amish ...because using anything with electricity will remind you of this car stereo.

    Great Multimedia Unit for those wanting to get rid of CDs, but keep th

    Written By MikeS, Fort Worth, Texas on Monday, September 10, 2012

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    I wanted to replace the cheap factory unit in my 2006 Subaru WRX and get rid of all those CDs, I found this unit and it had some great reviews. I don't have an iPhone because work makes me carry a Blackberry (not carrying two phones!). The Pandora works on the Blackberry, but not through the USB. I knew it was a long shot, so no surprise there. I am able to play my phone through the Front Aux though. My phone doesn't work as a USB drive either, but I knew that was a possibility - One plus though is that the port does charge my phone, so I am happy with that. The sound quality is much better than the stock radio (even with stock speakers) and the ability to have an Aux/USB and BlueTooth are a HUGE upgrade. I can keep all my music on an 8 GB flash drive and never have to mess with CDs again! It isn't too difficult to learn how to use it and program buttons. The Directions were easy to follow The only items I wish it had are: HD Radio, support for more devices than just the iPhone, removable faceplate and the pocket that came with it didn't work right.

    Pros: All of the color options are cool! USB, AUX, (optional BT), Expandable Subwoofer and AMP options

    Cons: Took off points for it not working with devices other than Apple (iPhone) - that would have made it really cool! And it doesn't have a removable face plate.

    Good/Easy Upgrade

    Written By BDB, Longview, TX on Wednesday, September 05, 2012

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    Easy upgrade in my '97 Jeep. Big improvement.

    Amazing Head for Next to Nothing $$

    Written By GailK, Wheeling, WV on Tuesday, September 04, 2012

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    Wow this is a super system for the price. Sold the factory Subaru CD player online, so system really only put me back less than $50! I am not a mechanic and have never replaced a car stereo before, nevertheless total installation (including soldering of wire harness) was less than 2 hours.

    Pros: Control your ipod through head. Who needs CDs?

    Cons: Now I have to buy new speakers.

    Great product, great price

    Written By David, Ohio on Monday, September 03, 2012

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    I finally got tired of the static with the FM converter I was using to play my iPod in my car. I was looking at one of the wired adapters, but then I saw this unit. At least for my vehicle, installation of this vs one of the adapter was only a few screws. (The dash panel had to be removed for both). Installation was a snap with the supplied harness adapter. Great price combined with free shipping and wiring harness makes this an easy choice.

    Pros: A great product a much better way to upgrade than keeping the factory system and installing an adapter. This unit sounds much better than the factory, even while keeping the factory speakers.

    Cons: A little bit of a learning curve to master the controls, but had it down in a day or two.

    JVC KD-X40

    Written By RacePrincess, Baltimore, MD on Monday, September 03, 2012

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    Finally, I can listen to my Ipod in the car!! Been looking to upgrade so i could play me Ipod, bought this one because of the price. Have purchase JVC items before with no problems. Super user friendly, easy to use, would recommend for anyone looking to play Ipod in their car. Who wants to carry CDs around anyway? I love that it comes with a remote so I don't have take my eyes off the road to change the song. Great product expecially for the price. f.y.i-I never give 5 stars as there is alway room for improvement.

    Pros: great price, easy to install, sound is great.

    Cons: none so far

    JVC-KD-X40

    Written By Yuji, San Diego, CA on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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    Great product, have installed 2 of these, one in a Nissan Pickup and another in a 01' Chevy Malibu. Simple install, up and running within 20 minutes. Would suggest this for anyone with a simple but powerful deck in mind.

    Pros: Sounds good.

    Cons: No cons.

    JVC KD-X40

    Written By Vico, St. Paul, MN on Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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    I love this device, though I did spend a whole day and a half to figure out how to install it properly.

    Pros: Easy to manipulate. Good looking.

    Cons: 1. Fail to control from wheel - basically volume - in my 2004 Jeep Liberty Ltd. 2. Bass sound out from speakers is too strong - I can always hear murmur. This never happened with the factory stereo, so I figured this JVC stereo could improve somehow in this area - add some controls of bass and other sound effects.

    JVC KD-X40

    Written By Anonymous, Manassas VA on Monday, August 27, 2012

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    Easy install and great value.

    JVC receiver

    Written By MattJ, Colorado Springs, CO on Saturday, August 25, 2012

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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    I love this receiver! it was farely difficult to get into my car specifically but once i finally got it in and working my factory speakers had much more power and much better sound quality! some reviews said it wasnt that easy to use but i completely disagree! the controls were done so well!

    Pros: everything

    Cons: none

    JVC KDX40 Digital Media receiver.

    Written By M.King670, Tinian, MP on Saturday, August 25, 2012

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    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
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    It's not the best. But if your looking for a quick temporary replacement. This is it.

    KD-X40

    Written By Sundevil81, Scottsdale on Friday, August 24, 2012

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    • Ease of Use
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    A great replacement unit for a 3rd car 'beater' vehicle.

    Pros: Great price and very easy to put in

    Cons: The crazy display colors

    Stunning

    Written By TDub, Pittsburgh, PA on Monday, August 20, 2012

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    • "Coolness Factor"