Go ahead, circle the parking lot till your favorite song is over. Polk Audio's DXi Series speakers will make you want to hit "repeat" so you can hear it all over again. Polk uses a high-tech approach and ideal materials to give your tunes an exciting new edge.

Precision woofers showcase your music
The DXi 650s speakers feature 6-1/2" polymer/mica composite cones that are lightweight and stiff, so they can create a big sound with minimal distortion. Polk analyzes their drivers in motion to ensure that cone movement is even and precise. Polk also uses laser imaging to craft woofer cones that are perfectly balanced to resist distortion-causing resonances. These speakers also fit in many 6-3/4" openings and, since the frame's less than 2" deep, you can install them in many space-challenged vehicles.

Silk/polymer dome tweeters broadcast sweet sound
Rest assured, you'll hear every detail of your most enthralling musical moments. Each 3/4" silk/polymer dome tweeter brings out the high-frequency highlights in your music, and a proprietary magnetic liquid cools each tweeter so you'll get clear sound and excellent long-term performance. From an intensely quiet acoustic pluck to the most exhilarating electric solo, it'll be a very entertaining ride.

Product Highlights:

  • shallow-mount 6-1/2" 2-way car speakers — also fit 6-3/4" locations
  • polymer/mica composite woofer with butyl rubber surround
  • 3/4" liquid-cooled silk/polymer composite dome tweeter
  • built-in 2-way crossover network
  • power range: 6-55 watts RMS (165 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 50-22,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2"
  • 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 6.5" 2-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • 2 Foam rubber gaskets
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Owner's manual (English/ Spanish/ French/ German/ Italian/ Portuguese)
  • Online registration information

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High Efficiency Design: The Polk Audio DXi Series speakers feature a high efficiency design so less amplifier power is needed for more audio output, meaning better sound and more volume using less power.

Dynamic Balance Driver Technology: Dynamic Balance is a proprietary Polk Audio technology using laser imaging to determine what combination of speaker materials create the least amount of resonance. Eliminating resonance in speakers results in a wide, smooth response and low distortion.

Klippel Optimized Components: For a driver to reproduce complex sounds accurately, the cone must move in exactly the same distance and manner in both directions of travel. The Klippel distortion analyzer, a device that uses a laser and sophisticated software to do large-scale analysis of drivers in motion, lets Polk optimize the speaker's motor structure, voice coil alignment, and suspension to yield the best possible performance.

Composite Cones: Each Polk DXi650s speaker features a Dynamic Balance, polymer/mica composite cone woofer. These composite cones feature tremendous stiffness-to mass ratio. Lower mass means faster transients and finer detail.

Butyl Rubber Surrounds: For a smoother response and improved durability, the speaker uses butyl rubber surrounds.

Silk Dome Tweeters: Each Polk DXi650s speaker features a 3/4" silk dome tweeter for clearer, more accurate highs. Each tweeter employs a light-weight neodymium magnet for higher efficiency.

2-way Crossover Network: The built-in 2-way crossover network sends the appropriate frequencies to each driver for cleaner sound and better imaging.

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Nice replacements

Written By MikeS., Midlothian, VA on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

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Nice replacement for the oem rear speakers in my 2001 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Crew Cap. Installation was little harder than the front speakers since the adapter didn't work. The fit guide also calls for 4x6 speakers for my truck which is incorrect. You have to use the 2002 Chevrolet Avalanche to get the correct ones and you have to do some modifications to these speakers to mount them. 6-3/4 would have worked better. The supplied wire connecter worked great. Much better than the original paper cone speakers.

Pros: Good quality and price. Pretty good sound.

Cons: Could be a litter better with the bass output.

Polk DXi650 in 95 saturn sl2

Written By Collie, portland maine on Saturday, October 12, 2013

I found these speakers on eBay for $200 for the full set. When I got them I found out on of the voice coils was bent a bit. Fixed it and have been pleased so far. I'm running them off a pioneer premier gm-x644 amp with the gain crainked and it makes my ears bleed! I have had people confirm hearing me from half a mile away. They are super clear even at ear shattering levels. As to tony who said to use the brackets for the Saturn's, I just repositioned the speaker and used zip

good car speakers

Written By Daniel, new york on Monday, September 16, 2013

It all depends on what your trying to do with these they not going to give you sound you can hear 4,5 blocks away but they do go pound now if you done your research or know anything about car audio any car speaker sounds better with an amp you just have to put the proper settings and have a good quality amp I have 4 of theses hooked up to a 6 channel mb quart amp and they sound amazing no complaints sound is great and build quality is good as well if you just want something simple with good all around quality these speakers are prefect .. remember you wont hear them blocks away but they do go loud !

Pros: Everything

Cons: None

Decent speakers

Written By Andy, Florida on Monday, May 06, 2013

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Good set of speakers but lacks bass.

Pros: Decent set

Cons: lacking bass that detracts from the overall sound picture

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Ted P, Dearborn Mi on Monday, April 29, 2013

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Good speakers but a little to much tone.

Pros: Good speakers to replace stock ones

Cons: To much tone

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By xerobane, Tulsa, OK on Saturday, April 20, 2013

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I put a pair of these in as my door speakers coupled with a pair or Alpine SPS-610's in the rear deck and an Infinity Basslink in the trunk. These Polk Audios and the Alpines compliment each other PERFECTLY. I use an inexpensive Pioneer deck and a Kenwood 1000w 4ch amp. The sound from these Polks is absolutely amazing. Sure, they aren't competition-level speakers but if you just want to listen to your music at volume, these are perfect and produce near flawless mid-to-hi range sound. The Alpines will take care of the low-to-mid ranges for you. These FAR exceeded my expectations for a pair of speakers at this price and installation was so, so easy. An added bonus is they are beautiful looking speakers. Of course as with 99% of speakers, you won't see them once they are installed but when you first unbox them they are just pretty. And they have separate capacitors and crossovers which I had personally never seen in any non-competition speakers before. I also expected a little bit of rattle or vibration at high volume but they come with rubber rings that go between the speaker and the bracket to prevent this from happening.

If you just want or need something as an improvement over your stock speakers, these are a great choice, especially if you run them off of an amplifier...and don't want/need to spend $200 on a pair of speakers.

Jeep jk New speakers

Written By Anonymous, Laredo TX on Monday, April 08, 2013

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Instructions are great step-by-step really Easy to put your speakers in yourself speakers on

Pros: They came with all the extra hardware

Cons: No

Just What Our 2013 Jeep Rubicon Needed

Written By Prosailortim, Coto de Caza, CA on Friday, April 05, 2013

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Bought these speakers to replace the cheap factory sound bar speakers, improved the sound 100%. Jeep owners, to get the best sound from these speakers, poly fill/stuff the sound bar.

Pros: Great sound

Cons: Not much bass, that's what a sub is for.

Good speakers

Written By Scott, Plano, TX on Friday, April 05, 2013

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I installed these in the front doors of a 2002 Yukon. Attached nicely with the plastic insert provided by Crutchfield. These replaced the stock paper speakers and component tweeters. I disconnected the stock tweeters and just run these. Sound is crisp and clear. Mids and highs are nice but hardly any bass which is ok because I'm getting the bass from the rear speakers.

Pros: Crisp clear mids and highs.

Cons: Bass response is minimal.

polk audio dxi 650s

Written By cmayhew69, charlotte, nc on Sunday, March 31, 2013

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Great sound, nice and clear with no distortion even at high sound lvls.

Great Speakers

Written By flipman, Augusta Ga on Saturday, March 30, 2013

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These speakers look small but sound big. They are light on the bass but I expected this. I believe them to be constructed of quallity material and are sure to last a long time.

Pros: Great sounding speakers that are sure to last me a long time.

Cons: Little light on the Bass but I expected that.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By TonyC, Ohio on Saturday, March 30, 2013

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Alright, I will start with bad first. Unlike Polk's similarly priced DB series these speakers' tweeters can not be tilted. The other bad thing is Polk's sensitivity rating seems a little overly optimistic to say the least, and almost dubious. These speakers require noticeable higher power than stock speakers. So, if you are not planning on powering these with an amplifier (highly unrecommended) than be sure to have a head unit that provides a lot of power. Now, to the good parts. Tied for best aspect of these speakers is sound quality and power handling. These speakers provide a great full range sound (once you tweak the equalizer settings). Power handling, I am currently using a regular aftermarket head unit to power these speakers (not recommended) and they sound better at 75% volume than they do at 25% volume. Also, these speakers provide a "decent" amount of bass (for what they are) some might be able to get away without a separate subwoofer; but I highly unrecommend it. As much as Crutchfield goes on about buying good speakers first, I strongly feel if your stock speakers aren't physically broke (torn foam, ect.); then the best thing you can do for your sonic enjoyment is to add a subwoofer. Note: If you are putting these speakers in an Saturn S-Series; I found it easier to install the brackets into the car first then the speakers; because the speakers sit literally on top of the screws holding the bracket to the car. Also, don't be afraidd to buy scratch and dent.

Pros: *Sound quality *Power handling *Build quality *Cructchfield

Cons: *Tweeters can not be tilted *Polk's sensitivity rating is dubious

Polk audio DXi 650s

Written By USMCSgt., Whittier, Ca. on Friday, March 29, 2013

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I can't beleive how crisp they sound. They have great mid's and highs and the sound is crystal clear. I replaced the front speakers on my Chevy Silverado and because they sound so good I'm replacing the rears speakers as well.

Pros: Very clear sound.

Cons: Could have better bass.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By JOHN, NYC on Thursday, March 28, 2013

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Great speaker for the price

Written By Kevin H, Denver, CO on Wednesday, March 27, 2013

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I bought 4 of these to replace some factory front and rear door speakers in my 2002 Tahoe that were pretty shot. First off, installation was a breeze. The highs and mids sound great but I was a little disappointed with the bass. I don't expect ridiculous amounts of bass from a set of 6 1/2" door speakers (that's what a sub is for), but I expect better sound from them in the frequency range between my subwoofer and my mids and highs. I've installed systems in 8 different personal vehicles over the years and have yet to find a 6 1/2" speaker that meets my expectations for bass response, so that's why I stil rated 4 stars. It's as good as, if not better than most of the speakers I've installed, and the price is affordable. Some day I might have to try splurging on a $200 - $400 set of component speakers to see if they meet my expectations.

Pros: - Great price - Significant imrovement over stock speakers

Cons: - Bass response did not meet my expectations

A great replacement for stock speakers

Written By R. M. Acton, Greenfield, MA on Monday, March 25, 2013

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The stock speakers in my 1998 New Beetle had met the end of their life. Bought these (on sale!), installation was straightforward, and they sound great. I was initially intimidated by having to drill out the rivets holding in the stock speakers, but it wasn't hard at all. The new ones fit beautifully, thanks to the included adapter ring, and overall I'm pleased.

Pros: Bass is nice and punchy, tweeter is sharp. I realize they're not the fanciest speakers, but they sound a million times better than my worn out stock speakers.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Don, Boulder, CO on Monday, March 25, 2013

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The sound quality of these speakers for mids and highs is excellent. I would agree with others that they definitely lack bass but if you look at the specs that shouldn't be a surprise. In my opinion, these definitely need power. I wouldn't run them off a head unit alone, especially on a stock radio. I installed these a couple days before I put in my amp and subs and they sounded ok. This weekend I started running about 50 RMS to them with the x-over set to 70 Htz. The difference was night and day. With power you can crank these things with no distortion. I got these when they were on sale and dollar for dollar they are the best pair of speakers I've owned.

Pros: crystal clear sound

Cons: lack of bass response


Written By Nowg, Tucson, AZ on Sunday, March 24, 2013

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I bought these to upgrade the factory speakers in my '06 Cobalt which had begun to crackle and wear out. This is the first stage in my eventual total audio upgrade. I'm still using the factory stereo. The speakers are hooked up directly to the factory stereo without any amplification. There was a very obvious quality increase over the factory speakers. I'm getting a very clean, crisp sound. Crutchfield provided a complete instruction set which included pictures. The instructions were easy to follow and outlined literally every step necessary to complete the task. Whereas other instruction sets might say to remove the door panel, these tell you specifically where each screw and fastener is located and how best to access them. Additionally, Crutchfield provided factory wiring harness adapters as well as adapter plates for making a clean and custom installation. Those items came free of charge and made the installation considerably easier--no cutting or splicing required. This is less of a review of the speakers and more of a review of Crutchfield itself. The speakers fit and sould amazing. The technical support and additional parts and information provided free of charge by Crutchfield makes it foolish to go anywhere else. This level of service simply doesn't exist anywhere else, in any field, let alone car audio.

Pros: Shallow profile fits my car door perfectly. Wiring harness and adapter plate included by Crutchfield made the installation super easy and reversible, should I decide to remove the upgrades. Provide a very clear and crisp sound. Definitely a quality product for the price.

Cons: Even if I'm trying to be picky, I can't find one. Maybe it'd be nicer if the mounting holes on the speaker were radially symmetical. Hahaha!

Review of Polk Audio DXi650s

Written By Shawn, Kirkland, WA on Saturday, March 16, 2013

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These were easier to install than I expected and they sound amazing. I have four in my doors and when hooked up to my amplifier, they sound even better. I love these speakers.

Pros: Amazing sound, good clarity, easy to install, and price.

Cons: None.

Just bought

Written By Todd, Dayton on Friday, March 15, 2013

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These are golden with high and mid range audio! I was hoping the low end would at least be on par with the factory speakers I took out. Not even close. There is very little audio below 50hz no matter the volume. At 50hz about -15db. At 75hz about -5db. These readings are taken from inside my Dodge Intrepid. Maybe in a ported or sealed enclosure they might be better but I can't hide my dissapointment in low end performance. I now have to rely on my 6x9s in back for anything below 80hz.

Pros: Extreamly good high and mid range performance.

Cons: No bottom.

great product

Written By cooper1513, 1414845 on Thursday, March 14, 2013

Great product easy install

Pros: Fit where other 6 1/2s won't

Cons: None


Written By Badger G, Clovis, NM on Thursday, March 14, 2013

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Replaced my stock Bose door speakers with these. The stock Bose were great until I replaced the head unit. No more distortion at loud volumes. I have a subwoofer in my setup so didn't buy these for the bass. They sound clear and I'm pleased.

Pros: Loud and clear!

Cons: None, but these don't really seem like a solution for you if you want more bass - depending on the application though. Buy a subwoofer if you need that.

Good replacements

Written By Carter, Pensacola on Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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Bought these on sale to replace the blown factory Infinitys. Great mids and highs, a little kick in the bass, but the mid lows and lows are weak. Installed with a Kenwood Excelon HU, so there's room to expand to a sub later to make up for it. Overall really good speakers.

Pros: On sale. Quick and easy install thanks to Crutchfield support and factory wiring diagrams.

Cons: Low freq is lacking depth under about 120hz. Still good overall sound.

Great Sound, Easy Installation

Written By dn, Columbia, SC on Tuesday, March 12, 2013

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These speakers were easy to install and they give off a great sound. The price wasn't bad, either. Installation went smooth and easy.

Pros: great sound, easy installation

Cons: none

Good Speakers

Written By Jeff G, San Tan Valley, AZ on Monday, March 11, 2013

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Make sure you get the Door Trim Panel removal tool! That thing is a huge help. For those of you who have broken a panel clip in the past you know what I mean. Once you break it, its just broken! This tool got the job done without any breaks. These DXi650s went in with no problem. You get 8 screws; 4 for each speaker. Remember that! The mounting bracket has 7 holes so just use 4. With the adapter harnesses and the mounting brackets (you can put these together the night before) it just snaps right in. I was most worried about these speakers since I had to take the door apart but it went right in, easiest thing I had to do. No mods, no drilling. Sound is great. There is extreme clarity on highs. Once you turn up the volume the mids come more to life but turned down low it is more of a high sound. With a good sub it is just amazing.

I did install the Polks first with the factory everything else. It was night and day improvement even then.

Truck: 2001 Chevy 2500 HD Ext Cab Head Unit: MEX-BT4100P Speakers: Polk DXi460p & DXi650s Front Amp: Alpine KTP-445U Sub: Amplified MTX Thunderform (2x10) **Do get the door trim and panel remover tool! Worth every penny.

Pros: Super easy install Great clarity

Cons: Not a lot of base with these so consider a sub.


Written By bruce, 14845 on Sunday, March 10, 2013

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Great product

Sounds great

Written By Anonymous, DC on Sunday, March 10, 2013

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Installed with factory head unit, so they sound good but would probably be better with after market unit. Easy intall and fit perfect The only reason I gave it a 4 not a 5 because it did not come with crimp caps.

Great Sound

Written By Hook, Kzo, MI on Thursday, March 07, 2013

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Wonderful sound from a mid-size speaker. Only thing better is the Polk 690's (6x9's)

Pros: Wonderful clarity and mid/high range

Cons: Bass is not as strong without amplification.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Anonymous, Aurora Colorado on Wednesday, March 06, 2013

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Awesome sound easy application

Crystal Clear

Written By kculbertson, Overland Park KS on Tuesday, March 05, 2013

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I have two pair of these in a 2002 Silverado and LOVE them. They play very loud, and Crystal clear for mids and Highs, not much in the bass department but that is to be expected with aftermarket speakers, this lack of bass however is MORE than made up for in the clairity and Volume that they provide. At intial time of install I had a factory deck and they sounded very good, Replaced deck later with an Alpine unit and they sound AMAZING with it. I seriously reccomend the addition of more power using either and aftermarket head unit or an amp to really unlock the full potential of these speakers, you wont be dissapointed..... Price was great too.

Pros: Crystal Clear sound, Price and Volume

Cons: Lacks in Bass as compared to factory speakers but this is to be expected.

Great Speakers For The Money!!!

Written By T.J., Welch, MN on Tuesday, March 05, 2013

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I have been addicted to Car Audio since I was in High School, buying and selling pretty much everything from every manufacturer..I am 37 years old now. I recently bought a Toyota Corolla for my long, 45 minute commute to work every day....great on gas! After several trips to and from work, I came to the realization that the stock stereo system was not going to cut the mustard. The old tape deck/CD player separate pushing 4, paper 6.5 inch "speakers" sounded like AM radio all the time. My last couple vehicles had separates (Woofer with separate tweeter) setups, but I really didn't want to go through that hassle of running and setting these up again, so I decided on picking up some nice coaxials to just drop in. I knew Polk had a great reputation in the audio world and very much so in car audio. The DXi 650s Polks caught my eye because of their look, the built in crossover filters and because of the butyl rubber surrounds (a must for durability). The DXi 650s speakers were also very reasonably priced. I ordered 4 of these Polks and swapped out the paper speakers in the Corolla. I am only pushing these speakers with an Alpine CDE-141 deck at 18 watts RMS x4 (50 Watts Max x 4). I am blown away by the sound from these Polks. I have had and installed A LOT of speakers in my life and these have to rank right up these with some of the best. The highlight is the tweeters...they will make your ears bleed! Bass is a decent punch but don't expect the Earth to shake!

Pros: Great quality, attractive, built in filters, ear piercing highs.

Cons: Bass is only OK......its tight and responsive but will not shake your car. Would probably be better with an external amplifier or a plug and go amp like the Alpine KTP-445. If you want to boom, plan on a sub woofer setup....if you want tight accurate bass, these will work just fine, depending on how you tune your head unit.

Great speakers, great price

Written By DaveS, Sitka, Ak on Saturday, March 02, 2013

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Installed in a 2012 Tacoma in the rear doors. I am powering these via a Alpine KTP445U. They are crystal clear and great all around speakers. I was looking at much more expensive speakers but am glad that I went with these. My volume level has increased and I can turn the volume up to a point where it is unbearable to listen to without any distortion at all. The install was very easy and the fit and finish is excellent.. I highly recommend the Polk Audio speakers to anyone who wants crystal clear sound at a great price

Pros: Fantastic Speakers at a great price!

Cons: None!

Great Bang for the buck

Written By HHR, Centran NJ on Thursday, February 28, 2013

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Finally my Pioneer sounds like I expected, I thought that I wasted my money upgrading the head until these were installed, Polk is all I use and these did not disappoint!

Pros: Great crisp mid and highs.

Cons: Can do base but need a sub I think.

Way too "bright" too much treble

Written By Lukes, Denver on Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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I installed these in my Fiesta and the results were pretty poor. Wayyy too high pitched, and flat sounding. I contacted support, who suggested that the factory radio was probably not producing enough wattage to drive them, and recommended a set of Pioneers the were rated at 2 watts minimum for the factory head unit. Fair enough, but fair warning if you are not using an amp or aftermarket radio.

Best I've ever bought

Written By Ryan, Barre, MA on Friday, February 22, 2013

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First off I had a car audio specialist install these speakers for me since I know nothing about the brackets and how it all fit together. But these speakers are top notch in every way. I have a kenwood kdc-mp205 head unit which provides these speakers with good power. The highs and mids are crystal clear and the bass is very good for 6 1/2 inch speakers. I don't plan on installing a sub so I went looking for good speakers with bass and these deliver. The bass if turned all the way up, rattles my car a little bit and you can feel it against your chair and while driving around. I highly recommend these speakers to anybody.

Pros: Mids and Highs are crystal clear. The Bass is very very good

Cons: probably the install since it didn't look like normal install speakers (but I didn't do it myself)

NOT so easy install

Written By Scott, Lancaster County, Pa on Sunday, February 17, 2013

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Ok these speakers DO NOT fit like the factory speakers did, first the additional mounts they gave with speakers is not even close to being aligned to the speaker pocket in door trim,speakers are offset now,Im not sure if this is going to be a issue with the bass or not due to the door trim is tight against speaker now..These speakers have a nice crisp sound, but not much at all for bass.I had polk audio speakers before and the sounded alot better then these newer style. I spent about 2 hours putting these in 2 rear doors of my crew cab truck. Next time I buy speakers I will just buy factory ,they are 100 times easier to install and a 1/3 of the time.

Pros: Crispness of speakers, the factory end plugs that go to polk speakers were perfect.

Cons: No bass, installation is too time consuming, compared to just buying factory speakers,speakers are now offset in the door trim, blocking some sound,maybe bass as well. Im not so happy with installation extras to put aftermarket speakers in.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Nazario, Kansas on Tuesday, February 05, 2013

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I installed these speakers in a 2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Extended Cab. The speakers fit perfectly. The sound is very good as well. Defiantly improvement over the factory speakers.

Pros: Perfect Fit and Good Sound

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Anonymous, Orlando, Fl on Monday, February 04, 2013

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Sound very good, plan on a sub. Does exceptional for miss and highs

Pros: Great sound

Cons: Don't expect good lows, but then again they are 6.5's.


Written By eeadams33, PSL, FL on Monday, January 28, 2013

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These speakers replaced the factory speakers in my front doors of my 2003 Toyota Camry. They fit great with the included brackets and sound great.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Gary, Mt.Holly, NC on Saturday, January 26, 2013

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Installed in a 2004 Silverado standard cab doors. Factory radio. Everything fit like a glove. Great sound and clarity.

Good speaker, bad instructions

Written By Paul, Chicago, IL on Saturday, January 26, 2013

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I got these Polk speakers to replace blown factory originals in a 2003 Honda Accord sedan. The speakers themselves seem to be good quality and the sound quality after installation is at least as good as the originals. Because the factory speakers are fairly shallow, these Polk speakers are also on the shallow side, but they have much larger magnets than the originals. Unlike the originals, they also have a center tweeter element, although this is not really very useful in my car since the extra high frequency sparkle is wasted at foot height, and that is why the Accord has dash mounted tweeters. The crossover electronics are mounted to the speaker frame near the connectors.

I bought from Crutchfield because of their reputation for helping to select speakers that would fit the car correctly and work well in balance with the factory stereo, and even more importantly because of their installation instructions which are supposed to be detailed and specific to the make and model of car. However in this instance I found the Crutchfield instructions to be very brief and they left out some critical information, resulting in components of the car door being damaged due to incorrect disassembly sequence. After a week I still can't close my car doors to drive it and am waiting on new parts from Honda. I brought this the attention of Crutchfield and their response was about as inadequate as could be imagined.

Pros: Good speakers that match the vehicle

Cons: poor installation instructions resulting in damage to vehicle


Written By AnthonyC, Reynoldsburg, OH on Friday, January 18, 2013

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I installed these in my 1996 nissan maxima in july im running an alpine cde hd137bt head unit and until i recently installed subs these speakers got a workout. They have incredible low end to them i only played my music on 10 out of 35 on the volume and boosted the bass to 7 at 100hz with a medium bandwith setting and even then it would vibrate my rearview mirror a bit. Not only are these speakers loud but they're crystal clear you hear every note in the track.

Pros: loud, can shake mirrors if set right durrable, lasted 5 months being driven to the max with bass and still work phenominally now that my subs take care of the low end the clarity is unbelievable in a sealed car you could hear the music perfect from 50ft away

Cons: bit of a pain to install but that was bose's fault not polk audio's can't think of anything else

Great sound, easy install

Written By John311, Phoenix, AZ on Friday, January 18, 2013

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Great sound to replace dry-rotted speakers in my 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Reasonably priced, quality speakers. Very simple installation with included parts. Had to drill one hole for each bracket but took about 45 seconds each. Great Crutchfield service, as expected. Thanks!

Pros: Good sounding speakers to replace dry-rotted ones. Installation package makes it very simple to install at home.

Cons: Zero

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Dan, Palm Bay, FL on Thursday, January 17, 2013

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Great speakers. A tremendous improvement over my OEM speakers.

Pros: Easy to install, Good base, good overall sound

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Boo M, Kingsport TN on Monday, January 14, 2013

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These speakers get the job done adequately.

Pros: Work well

Cons: a little expensive.

great sound

Written By BKT, Sanford NC on Thursday, January 10, 2013

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great speakers, great sound!

Pros: great

Cons: none

Great sounding Coaxials.

Written By mswhite1997, Sevierville, TN on Saturday, January 05, 2013

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I bought these for my back doors for my Toyota Double Cab Tacoma. Crutchfield said they were just a hair taller than the recommended size (depth between door panel and speaker), and couldn't guarantee they would clear the door panel. However, I took a chance because I wanted to match my polk components in the front, and they fit perfect.

Pros: Great Sounding

Cons: None.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Mark, Buford, GA on Thursday, January 03, 2013

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Fit perfect, sounds great

love them

Written By chris, miami, fl on Wednesday, January 02, 2013

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Great replacement for my factory speakers they actually sound better. I can turn up my radio all the way now.

Pros: Can with stand a lot bass

Cons: Wasnt an exact fit for my car had to drill the bracket and alter the harness

Great set, even the second time around

Written By Chris, Bel Air, MD on Sunday, December 30, 2012

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This is the second set of these speakers I have bought. Installed the first set in my '99 New Beetle, then had to replace the car with a '98 and unknowingly bought the identical set of speakers to replace the dry-rot OEM ones. Installation is pretty simple, sound is as good and probably better than the original speakers. A worthy replacement for the stock speakers, and am glad I bought them. Everything needed was in the package, which makes the install so easy. Add a powered sub and you have a really nice sound system.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Anonymous, Lakeland, FL on Sunday, December 30, 2012

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Slays the original paper cone factory speaker, but could be a little better on bass response.

Polk car speakers 6.5

Written By DAG, Raleigh on Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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Excellent as you would expect from Polk.

Great replacements for stock speakers!

Written By Shawbonez, Corona, Ca. on Monday, December 17, 2012

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2000 GMC Sierra 1500 single cab door speakers finally disintegrated. They just got old and needed replacing. These speakers fit PERFECTLY in place of the stock ones. With Crutchfields wire harness adapters and mounting adapters, there's no modifications to be made to anything. They literally snap in place. I did carefully remove the rubber spacers from the old speakers to put them between the adapters and the doors to give it some cusion and prevent any plastic to metal buzzes, but other than that, they went in extremely easily. And, of course, they sound WAY better than the stock ones. My stereo is the stock one, and I don't have any additional amps or anything. I'm sure if I did, they would sound even better. I coupled them with the infinity speakers behind the seats replacing the stock ones there too. I'm very happy with these speakers.

Pros: Extremely easy to mount with NO modifications.

good speakers but a pain in the butt

Written By Matthew T, Olathe Kansas on Friday, November 30, 2012

let me start off by saying these speakers are a pain in the butt to install, but after about an hour or so i finally got them in and the sound quality was very good but the bass couldve been better. im not that worried about the bass considering that i will be putting subs into the car but if you are looking for some speakers with good sound quality then get these. it has good highs and mids and okay lows. i havent had them long enough to say that much about them considering i just installed them today but overall good speakers.

Pros: sound quality, highs, mids

Cons: not enough bass, hard to install

Doing just fine

Written By Rodney, Indiana on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

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Have good sound and can not go wrong for the money,

Pros: Good speakers for the money

Cons: none

So far so good

Written By Zooie, Chicagoland on Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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They sound great, but I really haven't had them long enough to hand out 5 stars. I have them on a high-pass filter and mids are much less muddy than the ol' factory speakers, and highs are nice and clear. You'll actually want to turn down the mid and treble settings on your EQ a couple notches from what you're used to if you've just upgraded.

Pros: High sensitivity and they play loud. I'm used to listening to metal at a slightly lower volume to avoid distortion from lesser speakers, and I kinda gave myself a headache trying these out.

Cons: Needed like .5mm more clearance where they meet my Honda Fit door panels, but I squeezed 'em in.

replaced in 08 Silverado

Written By flyfish, NW on Thursday, November 15, 2012

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Great replacement speakers for my 08 Silverado speakers that quit working. Should probably get amp to get the best out of these polk's, but still enjoying the crystal clear mid and high range....bass is a bit weak, but still breaking in. Not too hard to install, and Crutchfield service was GREAT....had best prices too.

Pros: quality sound, crystal clear mid and high range without amp

Cons: bass is a bit weak without amp

great speakers great price

Written By Liam, Maui, HI on Wednesday, November 14, 2012

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Look no further

Accord 06 Front Door Speakers

Written By MikeA, Newburyport, MA on Monday, November 12, 2012

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Great speakers. Sound improved 100% in my Accord over the factory installs. Installation a bit of a pain, required drilling some new holes in the doors to mount them, but turned out to be worth the effort.

Pros: Great sound. Profile is slightly thicker than the factory speakes, so fitting the door panel over them was a bit tight. I refuse to cut a hole in the panel.

Cons: Install required drilling new mounting holes in my Accord. Mounting kit did not come with screws for this.

Nice replacements for factory speakers

Written By Clem78, Pa. on Saturday, November 10, 2012

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The speakers are as advertised and won't blow you away with their sound but they are definitely better than the original equipment speakers in our TOYOTA RAV4.

Pros: Good clean sound

Cons: None after the first few weeks


Written By Erick, Fort Worth, TX on Thursday, November 08, 2012

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Just replaced the factory speakers in my new 2013 Hyundai Sonata. Big mistake, should have left the stock speakers in. I have previously owned a Chevy truck that I installed all Polk speakers in and it sounded terrific. These speakers were just really bad. The sound is way to heavy on the treble, so bad that I have to turn the treble all the way down to -10 just to be able to tolerate it. The bass is worse than the factory speakers. Am not sure what to do now. I want to return them, but I don't want to spend 2 more hours taking them out to send them back, then having to spend 2 more hours installing another option. Will probably just take them out and put the factory speakers back in. Really disappointed because I've owned Polk speakers before and loved them. This time, they are flat out terrible.

Pros: The price

Cons: Shrill overpowering highs, bass weaker than factory speakers I replaced

Great speakers

Written By KellyR, Spokane, WA on Monday, November 05, 2012

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Great speakers for the price. Slim profile made them easy to install in a sound bar for a jeep cherokee. They provide clean midrange as promised. They compliment a subwoofer but do not provide enoough bass on their own. Exactly as expected.

Very Good

Written By George A, Ohio on Friday, November 02, 2012

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I have the stock Bose speaker system that came in my 06 Avalanche. I did not like the stock radio so I replaced it with a new Sony, but I noticed things still sounded "muddy" or like people were talking through a pillow. I am no audio expert so I used the online chat and talked to Jenny, which pointed me to these. I purchased these and just replaced my front door speakers. WOW what a difference! When I answer my phone through my car stereo (via bluetooth) people sound so much clearer (very crisp). My audio books that I play (also via bluetooth) are also very clear sounding. The base is waaayy better, you can actually "feel" the base now. I am now saving up to replace the "Bose" speakers in the back. There is no question in my mind that Bose car speakers are garbage because of the vast difference I noticed.

Pros: I got the Master sheet with my purchase which made the whole replacement process so much easier.

Nice addition or replacement

Written By John H, Johnsonville, Mountanal on Thursday, November 01, 2012

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These speakers sound really nice for replacing my 1999+ year model GMC truck speakers which had holes in them. They may not have quite the low-end bass that the originals did, but the sound quality is excellent. I CAN see where these would have a very nice bass response in the proper enclosure - as a vehicle door is not optimum. I installed the supplied adapter with the removed factory baffle behind it, then the speaker without the gasket. Probably no big deal but I would install the gasket if I were to do it over, as the supplied bracket worked outstandingly in my particular install. The depth looked a tad long but the door panels fit perfectly upon final install. I am 100 percentile pleased with this puchase and recommendation by Josh. Thanks! Don't know how you guys do it, but after logging in I find my purchase history is pretty much complete back to 1991!!!! Except for those awesome crutchfield (PPI) amps that you sold back in the day!

Pros: Sound really great. Nice bracket for my install. Wiring harness as always has been perfect.

Cons: None at all.

Nice speakers

Written By Newts, Chaska, MN on Saturday, October 27, 2012

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Nice speakers, the sound is what I expected. Installed on my 2010 Jeep wrangler unlimited was a little goofy, screw holes didn't quite match up on the sound bar, or maybe after the 8 beers I was screwed up! Anyways for the price a no brainer, going to order them for my fronts, and will try to keep the beer consumption down to a more stable 7!

Pros: Great sound

Cons: Install was a tad bit of a fight


Written By Anonymous, Dallas, TX on Friday, October 26, 2012

Got these speakers for a insanely cheap price. The speakers came in perfect shape and with complete instructions. As a teenageri was able to install them myself and they sound awesome. Noticible improvement over stock speakers for a 2005 Silverado.

Pros: Great Bass, Clear Sound, Easy to install

Cons: None

Sounds awesome.

Written By tlSpk, El Paso, TX on Wednesday, September 05, 2012

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A bit sceptical at first, but made the purchase anyhow. Very great speakers for the price. Added front and rear and all I can say is that they are worth it. Very big upgrade from stock.

Pros: Very clear and crisp mids and highs. Low isn't too bad.

Cons: Lows if anything. Still not bad to me.

Excellent Speakers

Written By Aaron, Grand Rapids, MI on Tuesday, September 04, 2012

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I replaced the rear stock speakers in my 1999 Saturn SL2 with these speakers. The quality and sound of these speakers is amazing. The speakers produce lots of of bass and and also can produce good mids and highs. As soon as more speakers come in stock I plan on replacing the front door speakers in my car. Being my car is so small, I think that if I get those speakers in my front doors, I will not need a sub in my car. These Polks produce that much bass.

Pros: Great sound quality and lots of bass.

Cons: Was difficult and to install with the bracket but after an hour or so I had both speakers installed.

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Randy, Tulsa,ok on Saturday, September 01, 2012

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Sound perfect!

Pros: Easy install

Cons: Don't have any.

Fit like a glove

Written By Geroge B, California on Monday, August 20, 2012

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Perfect for my needs on my older CRV. The factory speakers were tired, torn and had no bass. These Polks fit in the factory hole like they were made for the car. With the Honda connections, it made the transition a 10 minute project. The installation instructions were welcome but the CRV is so simple, they weren't needed.

Pros: Easy installation, sound is clear and crisp .... good bass response at lower volumn levels. Quality product

Cons: None so far


Written By Butchdog, Bemidji, MN on Sunday, August 19, 2012

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I haven't replaced a stereo or speakers in a vehicle in many years. These went into my 08 Honda Ridgeline and made quite a difference. I'm very impressed. Actually called a couple times and talked about what I was looking for and these were recommended. They were a great choice.

Pros: Excellent sound

Cons: None

polk's are great!

Written By greg b., ulster co., ny on Saturday, August 18, 2012

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excellent sound after break-in period. instructions were perfectly clear & then some - no confusion. what a great change of pace from most do it yourself instructions. you guys sell an excellent product at a very good price and the service is excellent!!!!!


Written By weldor, easthaddamct on Wednesday, August 15, 2012

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sound really good

Exactly what I expected

Written By MW, Auburn,AL on Monday, August 13, 2012

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Just replaced the stock speakers in my '04 Outback with these and am greatly satisfied. The Polks sound much clearer and also offer higher volume level without any distortion. Even better, I can more easily distinguish the individual instruments within any music I listen to. They are slightly weak on the bottom end but, not regretfully so. Still miles ahead of my aging stock ones. The fitment chart indicated that I would have to make modifications for installation but, I did not find this to be the case. They fit with no problems what so ever. Over all, I am very pleased .

Pros: Sound great, easier install than expected, price

Cons: Lower range sometimes needs a little help


Written By Cholet, Nashua, NH on Sunday, August 12, 2012

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Great sound easy install; affordable up grade

Easy fit

Written By radar01, Indiana on Thursday, August 09, 2012

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The speakers sound great. So much better than the factory speakers. The instruction sheet for my Honda Element said I would need to cut out the back of the speaker enclosure to install the speakers. With these shallow mount speakers, it was unnecessary. The speakers fit with no modifications whatsoever. I even used existing screw holes. In under 30 minutes I had all four speakers installed and was disturbing the neighbors:)

Pros: The shallow speakers made for a easy install. Great sound.

Cons: None so far

Super Speaker for the Money

Written By Shaughn, Tucson,AZ on Wednesday, August 08, 2012

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I wrote the chat rep according to my budget what to buy, these were recommended and very happy.

Pros: For the money, great sound and better than OEM

Great Sounding Speakers!

Written By Chris B., Raleigh, NC on Wednesday, August 08, 2012

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I purchased these speakers since they were on sale and I was looking to upgrade my factory sound in my 2012 Hyundai Elantra Limited. They're a huge improvement over the factory speakers (which were a joke). The adapter harnesses that came free with the order worked perfectly so I didn't have to tamper with my factory wiring at all. I didn't use the speaker adapter brackets because they weren't needed. My car has a factory bracket that I used instead (just required cutting the old speaker out of and drilling a few holes to mount the new speaker). I'm considering replacing the rear door speakers and adding a subwoofer in the future.

Pros: Price Clarity Quality

Cons: Lacks rich bass reproduction


Written By Leon, Lithonia, GA on Sunday, July 29, 2012

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Clear mids and highs. An amp would do wonders for these speakers. My kids notice the difference in the sound and they are not audio enthusiast.

Pros: high quality and clear sound

Cons: none

Polk Audio DXi 650s

Written By Andre L., New Orleans, LA on Monday, July 23, 2012

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Nice upgrade from facotry speakers. However, need to add an amp to grasp full potential of the speakers. The installation instructions were perfect!

Pros: Great sound

Cons: Need an amp to achieve full output capability

Sound is Great

Written By AdrianM, Coachella Valley, CA on Tuesday, July 17, 2012

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These speakers were super easy to install and they sound great. I put these in with a 4 channel amp. I turned the amp all the way to zero across the board during the install. When I first turned on the stereo I was thinking, "Yeah that sounds alright." Then I tuned the amp and what a difference, it was like opening the door to a concert in truck. I installed these in the rear doors of my 2000 Dodge Durango, easy fit, and no problem at all. Up front I put in Alpine component 610PSP's. They are a great compliment to each other as the Polk pick up a bit more of the base. I'll be adding 2 Kicker 10's to this system with it's own dedicated amp splitting the power. Half going to each 10. These speakers will eventually be used to only pick up the mid's and highs. If you plan to use these speakers definitely get an amp to power them, your factory deck won't cut it, and you'll be glad you did.

Pros: Sound great, perfect fit.

Cons: I would have had to mode the door panlel to use the supplied speaker guard, but I want a stealth type system so not really a big deal.

Great Replacement Upgrade

Written By Jonathan, Valdosta, GA on Tuesday, July 10, 2012

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Great replacement Speaker. I put 2 of these in m Toyota Tacoma extended cab front doors and they sound really nice. I've turned the volume all the way and they still sound good, but of course I don't listen to it that high.The only negative thing I have to say is the speaker adapter was a little to big where it hooks in the door to stay out of the way, so I just left it lose and stuck it just stuck it behind the speaker out the way.

Pros: Great sound Good look

Cons: None besides just the speaker adapter wire