JBL GT7-96

GT7 Series 6"x9" 3-way car speakers

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The compact design of the GT7-96 makes it a fit for a wide variety of cars.

A cool upgrade

These GT7-96 6"x9" speakers from JBL have everything you want when shopping for a car speaker: an advanced design, quality materials, a cool look, and a practical price tag. But in the end, it's the sound they make that matters, and true to their iconic heritage, these JBLs deliver.

How do they do it?

This is a whopper of a speaker. Patented Plus One™ architecture expands the surface area of the big oval polypropylene woofer, so you'll enjoy impressive bass. An edge-driven dome tweeter and supertweeter handle a wider range of frequencies to create a seamless transition between the midrange and high frequencies.

JBL built these GT7 speakers to handle up to 70 watts RMS, so they'll perform spectacularly with an aftermarket radio or amp, but with a design geared toward maximum efficiency, you'll get superior performance even from a factory radio. Grilles are included for a custom installation.

Highlights:

  • 6"x9" 3-way speakers (pair)
  • polypropylene Plus One™ woofer cone with foam surround
  • edge-driven dome PEI tweeter plus supertweeter
  • power range: 2-70 watts RMS (210 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 40-21,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 94 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2-15/16"
  • grilles included
  • 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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Good fit

Written By mark, ca on Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Great alternative at a great price

Awesome

Written By Eric P., Delaware on Sunday, August 23, 2015

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Amazing Quality and a definite upgrade from stock speakers

Pros: Crisp, Clear sound. Amazing build and sound quality for price point.

Cons: None really.

Great sound

Written By B$, California on Saturday, August 15, 2015

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These speakers put out excellent sound for a factory drop in replacement. The speaker construction is of very high quality.

Pros: Great sound

Cons: None

best 6x9 ever

Written By kiss1962, canada on Tuesday, August 11, 2015

I bought a pair for front door speakers in my 2014 Challenger , because the basic stereo it had was alright but sounded a little muddy and had no highs. I am still using the factory stereo and wiring and the difference in the sound is just incredible. It sounds like the music is live in concert and crystal clear with no distortion at any volume.I am one happy customer !!!

Pros: crystal clear sound

Cons: no speaker wires included

Super great

Written By A-aron, California on Saturday, August 01, 2015

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Best speakers I've bought so far. Good to have if you don't have the money for a sub but still want some bass

Nice speakers

Written By Ken M, Maryland on Friday, July 17, 2015

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Nice set of sub speakers. These were paired with a Kenwood head unit and they sound pretty good so far. Installation was fairly smooth, only 3 of the 4 holes lined up, but the included adapters made quick work of the wiring.

Pros: Good sound. Fairly tight response across all ranges. Good speaker choice in this price range.

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Written By Anonymous, Ohio on Wednesday, July 08, 2015

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These JBL's sound great even with the old factory head unit, and a pair of 6 " rounds to balance them out. Strong at low or high volume!!

Beautiful upgrade to factory speakers

Written By David E, California on Sunday, May 31, 2015

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I am always amazed when I pull out factory car speakers (this is my 3rd car and Crutchfield speaker upgrade) and see how cheap they are - it's amazing they play music at all. Anyway, these JBL's are wonderful. When you unbox them, you immediately can see what high quality they are and solidly they are built. Easy to install using the door adapters. And the sound is super crisp. WELL worth the cost and effort. You won't be disappointed!

Pros: Great sound, solid construction

Fair upgrade

Written By S, California on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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I tried to install these in a 2015 Subaru Outback. Crutchfield did not have a MasterSheet and included no instructions. I was able to find some information on the Internet. The supplied bracket required some modifications. Only two of the existing bracket holes would line up with the speaker frame holes and required drilling two new holes so screws could be inserted at all four points. I removed the door panels but could not uncouple two of the couplings. I ended up taking the speakers somewhere to be installed. As to sound I would just say ok. I thought the bass is boomy and not very tight. I don't know that I would purchase these again. If I had it to do over again I would just go to a stereo shop.

Pros: Ok sound

Good sound, reasonable price.

Written By DR, Malvern, Pa on Thursday, May 07, 2015

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Very good upgrade for my stock 2008 Toyota Tacoma speakers. I was looking for a decent set of front speakers for a good price and I got them.

Pros: Nice sound Good price

Cons: None

Great Upgrade

Written By John L, North Carolina on Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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Replaced Toyota 4runner factory speakers with these JBLs. The Highs and Mids are very Clear, the Lows are pretty good too. Running on aftermarket Pioneer supplying 50 watts power to them which is sufficient for me. Crutchfield is top notch for full customer experience. Diagram and instructions, as well as ordring and shipping was only 2 days! Ive been ordering with them for a few vehicles and highly recommend them to anyone! Keep up the great work!

Pros: Ease of install, supplied brackets and wires. Got them on sale.

Cons: none

Nice speakers for the price

Written By Buzzsaw, Arizona on Sunday, March 29, 2015

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Fit perfect in a 2008 Nissan Frontier front doors.

Pros: Great midrange and highs. Bass good.

Cons: They cam with no connectors or wiring so they had to be soldered. Unfortunate.

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Written By TD, Fenton, MI on Sunday, March 29, 2015

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Great sound, impressive range and clarity for the price.

Great improvement to factory speakers

Written By Max, Philadelphia on Sunday, March 29, 2015

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Great speakers, big improvement to factory bass in 2011 Tacoma. My only negative is that I still want more volume! Now I need to upgrade my head unit.

Pros: Great sound, high quality craftsmanship

Cons: None for the speakers, only my stock system

2010 Corolla Rear Speakers

Written By JMS, South Carolina on Saturday, March 14, 2015

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I have and will always be a JBL fan. I replaced my factory speakers on my 2010 Corolla with this awesome 6x9's. I could not imagined how cheap the factory speakers were until I removed them. The supplied speaker wires added to the pleasant install experience.

Pros: clear and crisp sound

Cons: Crutchfield recommends installing these speakers by drilling new holes. I purchased adapters plates from a separate site which made the install a lot easier and worth the price.

very great sounding speakers.

Written By Nick B., Salisbury, MD on Monday, February 23, 2015

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I really love these speakers, just the right bass and treble. Thinking of switching all other speakers to JBL brand.

Pros: Really great speakers

Cons: None

Great speakers

Written By Mike, Kalamazoo, Michigan on Thursday, January 08, 2015

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Big upgrade from factory speakers easy to install

Pros: Good sound full range

Cons: Needs more than normal volume to really sound great

Great Sound, Great Fit

Written By PeanutsRU, S. Tahoe, CA on Thursday, January 08, 2015

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Got these speakers to replace the stock front door units in a 2015 Outback. Speakers fit into existing openings and with the supplied mounting kit, pretty much bolted right up. The sound quality is head and shoulders above the stock speakers. I just disconnected the stock tweaters.

Pros: Easy to install, great sound.

Great highs and mids - not built for bass

Written By MikeL, Michigan on Thursday, January 08, 2015

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I purchased these speakers based on other customer reviews stating that they had very good bass. After installation (with Pioneer MVH-X370BT), the highs and mids sound great, but does lack a deep thumping bass. The bass is there but sounds a bit flat. If you listen to music with a lot of bass, I would not recommend these speakers unless you have a sub. Overall, I am happy with the speakers, but if I had to do it again, I would purchase a different set of 6x9.

Pros: Great highs and mids

Cons: Lacks a deep bass

Great Sound

Written By c7fulle, Cave Springs, AR on Tuesday, January 06, 2015

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great sounds easy to install added a power pack and it makes a ton of difference.

Pros: great price great sound and easy to install.

Cons: none

Stock speaker replacement

Written By Alan, Thompson ct 06277 on Thursday, January 01, 2015

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Purchased these 6x9 speakers to replace the factory speakers in my nissan titan. First time purchasing any JBL speaker and I'm glad I did. The highs are crisp and clear. The midrange comes thru incredibly and the bass while not deep is quality without speaker popping or fuzzy sounding. But hey there 6x9's not 12 inch subwoofers! Would defiantly purchase JBL speakers again!

Pros: Clean highs Great midrange

Cons: Not the best bass but more than adequate.

Great

Written By Benitez57, California on Friday, December 26, 2014

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Amazing sound highs and lows sound great glad I made this purchase for my dads '89 F-150

Decent

Written By Anonymous, Sacramento, CA on Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Decent speakers for the price i suppose. Thinking of returning for a better set.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: Bass isn't as good as i had hoped. Neither are the highs...

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Written By Anonymous, Washington on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

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love the speakers, got 4 in my single cab Silverado. sounds great

Pros: delivery was fast, sales over the phone was very helpful as always . Buy all my stuff from Crutchfield

Cons: zero

Nice balanced sound

Written By RT, Florida on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

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huge upgrade from factory. has a great sound. the mid and hi isn't overpowered

Speakers

Written By Matt, Pittsburgh,pa. on Monday, November 03, 2014

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Speakers were great sound is awesome help was awesome the speakers I removed I don't know how music came out of them.

Pros: sound help deliverey

Cons: none

Great purchase

Written By Mark D, Wheaton, il on Friday, September 19, 2014

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Great product, great sound in my 2012 corolla. I have the 6" in the front door and 6x9 in the rear, and the sound is great. Good depth from the 6x9's in both high and low frequency. Would buy them again.

Pros: Good response, good highs and lows. Great sounding all around.

Cons: Factory stereo/head unit doesn't push enough power to get out the full quality of speakers. Had to custom install and fit the speakers into the rear panel.

Great Sound!

Written By Anonymous, Morris, IN on Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Great sound compared to the factory speakers they replaced. Crutchfield makes it so easy to install with the free hardware and instructions!

Pros: Price and sound quality

Cons: Would probably need a sub to complete the sound

Nice upgrade

Written By Steve R, Somewhere west of Puget Sound on Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Great improvement on the factory speakers on a 2015 Forester.

Pros: Nice sound, easy install.

Cons: With the included brackets the depth was close to the window glass.

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Written By SteveC, Las Vegas on Tuesday, September 02, 2014

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I have like JBL for a long time and these are just another reason to keep using them. I installed them in the back dash of a 2010 Toyota Corolla with the GT7-6s in the front doors. As I have come to expect with JBL,they had great, clear and crisp sound. As a factory replacement they work great, but they are left wanting more power. Adding an amplifier would only make a great sound better.

Pros: Clear and Crisp Sound

Great Upgrade

Written By Brad, Charlotte, NC on Monday, August 18, 2014

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I installed these speakers in my 2013 Toyota Prius III. The standard speakers are horrible as far as build quality. The magnet is glued to the back and is about 3 times smaller than anything I've seen. The sound was just OK but a little muddy. The JBL speakers made a world of difference but they didn't have much to prove against the stock speakers. The bass is solid and the midrange and high range are crisp and clear. If you have the standard paper speakers in your Toyota, you can't go wrong with these. I have yet to install the rear 6.6" JBL's but I'm sure the sound will be even better. Thanks to Crutchfield for providing the accessories and instructions to make the install easy.

Pros: Great Sound, Build Quality

Cons: None so far

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Written By andrew, cypress tx on Saturday, August 16, 2014

2014 Silverado crew cab installed in front doors installed 6 3/4 JBLgt7-96 in rear door they rock with just factory unit will sound even better with amp to push these speakers to there full potential.

Pros: crutchfield customer service team send all the equitment needed for easy installation great service and fast delivery thank you so much.

Cons: none

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Written By Mike, Lansdale, Pa on Thursday, July 24, 2014

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Just bought a pair of these on an advisor recommendation and replaced the OEMs on a 1992 Honda Accord. Great sound - a ton better then the originals. You won't go wrong with these. Easy to install on the rear deck.

Pros: Great sound

Cons: None

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What's in the box?

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  • Two 3-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Eight 1-1/8" Self-tapping Allen head screws
  • 3mm Allen head bit
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Instruction manual

Features and Specs

General
Design 3-way
Tweeter Design Edge-Driven Dome
Tweeter Composition PEI
Woofer Composition Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Foam
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity 94 dB at 2.83 volts
Frequency Response 40 - 21k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts) 2-70
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 210
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 3
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A

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Features

Plus One Woofer Cones: The Plus One speaker cones offer more surface area than other speakers that fit in the same size opening. This is accomplished by using a new basket design and hi-roll surround. The result is greater bass output and an increase in efficiency.

Tweeters: Each speaker has an edge-driven dome tweeter and dome super tweeter, both made of PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide). PEI is a polymer film, capable of producing a wide soundstage.

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