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Jensen DUBS257

5"x7" 2-way speakers

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Overview

Our take on the Jensen DUBS257

Jensen has partnered with DUB magazine to create special-edition speakers that deliver robust sound with an affordable price tag. Install these DUBS257 5"x7"speakers, and you'll notice a significant improvement in the sound of your car's system. The DUBS257's rigid, injected-molded polypropylene woofer cone helps make this speaker so responsive, delivering midrange musical details the way they were meant to be heard. Jensen rounds out this 2-way speaker with a silk dome tweeter that keeps every high note smooth and clean.

DUBS257

Jensen incorporates the distinctive DUB look into the tweeter design, giving you a solid speaker that's stylish too.

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Jensen has partnered with DUB magazine to create special-edition speakers that deliver robust sound with an affordable price tag. Install these DUBS257 5"x7"speakers, and you'll notice a significant improvement in the sound of your car's system. The DUBS257's rigid, injected-molded polypropylene woofer cone helps make this speaker so responsive, delivering midrange musical details the way they were meant to be heard. Jensen rounds out this 2-way speaker with a silk dome tweeter that keeps every high note smooth and clean.

The included DUB-designed grilles make a nice accessory for drivers looking to add a little flair to an average ride with a custom installation.

Easy installation. They are a very good inexpensive replacement. Very prompt shipment.

Anonymous, Fresno, CA

What's in the Box:

  • Two 2-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 6" Lengths of speaker wire (each has female quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other)
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping Allen head screws
  • 3mm Allen wrench
  • 8 Speed clips
  • 2 Strips of grille putty
  • Instruction manual (English/ Spanish/ French)
  • Template

Highlights:

  • 2-way car speakers (pair)
  • 5"x7" injection molded polypropylene woofer cone with NBR surround
  • 1" silk dome tweeter
  • power range: 2-70 watts RMS (280 watts peak power)
  • frequency range: 42-30,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2-1/4"
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • grilles included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Reviews

Jensen DUBS257

Average Customer Review(s):

(41 Reviews)

Decent Speaker Good Price

Mel from North Riverside, IL on 11/7/2016

2003 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

On a scale of 1-10, i would give these speakers a 7. Price is good, but performance OK.

Pros: Price

Cons: Insufficient sound

Jensen DUBS257

Anonymous from Fresno, CA on 10/26/2016

2000 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy installation. They are a very good inexpensive replacement. Very prompt shipment.

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Bang for the buck

Lester from Pottstown,PA on 10/25/2016

2003 Ford Explorer
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Good speaker for the money. I have them in my doors and its hanging with a soundstream dvd receiver and two 500W 12" subs and amps.

Pros: Easy install good value

Cons: None yet

Cheap speakr. Cheap sound.

Anonymous from San Diego, CA on 10/24/2016

2014 Mazda 5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Maybe it's not fair for me to hate these speakers because they are really cheap. I was thinking that they had to at least be better than the factory speakers in my Mazda 5. Wrong. These speakers are pretty flat and have zero bottom end. Having a separate tweeter design made a very slight improvement over the factory "full range" paper cone but the overall effect is a shrill and annoying cheap speaker. At least the factory speakers had some thick full sound, even if muddy. Spend more for a real Jensen Speaker instead of these sub-brand cheapies.

Pros: Inexspensive.

Cons: Lousy sound with almost zero bottom.

Crutchfield response on October 25, 2016 Whenever you are not completely satisfied with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.

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Anonymous from Mankato, MN on 10/18/2016

2011 Ford F-150 XLT
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great value for the money and easy to install. Their high sensitivity works well with Ford's anemic radio. Much improved over stock.

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Anonymous from Hammond, LA on 10/11/2016

2013 Ford F-150 STX
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Great speakers for the money! Much better than the factory ones.

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L Taylor from Killeen, TX on 10/10/2016

1998 Ford F-250 Light Duty
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Simple install and the speakers sound great. Can't beat the value for the money!

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RM from Sun City, AZ on 10/2/2016

2005 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Average sound, was hoping, expecting more. Customer service was good.

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Great fit, nice sound

Bret from Riverside, CA on 9/27/2016

2006 Ford F-250 Super Duty
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Decent sound for the price point, but a little distorted under bass conditions. Fit was good, easy to replace behind the seat speakers on my F250. Overall, a good value for the price, but if I were putting together a really nice system, rather than just a moderate upgrade to my OEM system, I would spend the extra $$.

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improved sound

Carolyn M from Pacifica, CA on 9/11/2016

2002 Ford Escape

I'm enjoying my listening time while I drive. Such an improvement over factory speakers. Why did I wait so long?

Pros: Easy listening. Easy installation using the Crutchfield master sheet and wiring harnesses.

Cons: None as of now.

Excellent speakers!!!

Richard from Indianapolis, IN on 8/28/2016

2005 Ford Econoline
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The speakers in our church van started to sound terrible, so I replaced the mid-speakers with the Jensen DUBS257. My brother-in-law and I were truly amazed at the sound we heard from these speakers. These speakers are a great deal for the price and I will be purchasing another pair to replace the door speakers.

Pros: decent bass clear highs

Cons: none so far

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Trapper from San Antonio, TX on 8/10/2016

2014 Ford F-150 STX
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Put these 4 speakers on the stock 2014 F150 Supercrew STX radio with no sub. The factory speakers were muddy sounding at best. These are certainly a lot more clear with the sound. Bass response is improved considerably, it will vibrate the door mirrors at volume. Highs are crystal clear which the factory speakers couldn't. With the instructions and gear sent by Crutchfield, it was an extremely easy install. Took me about an hour for all 4 speakers. The door panels are pretty much snap together with a few screws. You won't mistake these for a high output stereo but if you want better sound using the factory radio, you should consider these.

Pros: Great sound from the Ford factory radio. Price, can't be beat.

Cons: They didn't install themselves. Otherwise, no cons.

Great speakers

Happy camper from Kennewick, WA on 8/6/2016

1994 Ford Ranger
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Speakers are great! Just what I expected. I ordered the speakers and got them in a timely manner. Great job Crutchfield

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Great product

Steve R from Reno, NV on 7/24/2016

2010 Ford Escape
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

One of the speakers went out on my wife's Escape. Install was a breeze and they sound way better than the factory speakers. I will probably pick some up for the rear doors too.

Pros: Inexpensive and much better than factory.

Cons: The grills that come with them look cheap but they are inexpensive speakers to begin with and I didn't need them.

Pleased

Justin from texas on 7/22/2016

2004 Mazda 3
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Purchased these last week to replace the 12 year old stock speakers in my carspare front and rear doors. Big difference is clarity and loudness but that was to be expected. Couldn't have asked for better product at the price. Don't plan on keeping this car forever but still want to upgrade my system while I do have it. The factory stereo will be next on the list as well as a nice powered sub for the lows since these don't really push a lot of bass out. But they do get loud I can crank up to 29/30 when previously the stocks would sound distorted at 21or 22. They fit good the installation was simple just unscrew old speakers plug in wire adaptor that came with for my model car and screw speakers back in. Total install time maybe an hour but that's taking a small beer break between the fronts and rears. Only con was doing this in south Texas heat. Also wish I could have used the grill covers that came with but my door panels really wouldn't allow that without major cutting up and customizing. Not into hacking up my panels. All in all I'm pleased with my purchase and customers service I had with Crutchfield and will order my head unit and sub in the next few weeks.

Pros: Fast shipping and easy install. Loud clear sound.

Cons: None besides the heat I had to endure but nothing regarding my purchase or speakers themselves

Good enough for me

david from Orange, CA on 7/20/2016

1999 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

My speakers were totally blown. This is a work truck, so I didn't need studio quality. The speakers did soften up quite a bit after a few hours of playing. I am very happy for the money. If you are trying to keep the budget down, pick these speakers. Just don't expect the same thing as $200 dollar speakers. I would buy them again.

Pros: good for the money!

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Excellent Speakers

Rich from Prescott Valley, AZ on 6/20/2016

1994 Mazda B Series
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Direct replacement to the speakers mounted in the doors of my truck. Structural quality was very good with heavy gauge metal for the frame and good looking speaker material. The sound was very good for the highs and mids. The bass was limited by the overall 5"x7" physical size of the speaker. Adjusting the EQ setting on my unit brought out the best of these speakers and since they are coupled with speakers behind the seats, they rear speakers do the heavy bass and the fronts carry the rest. The sound is very impressive and I'm very satisfied with the results of this sound project. Crutchfield is my only source when purchasing car audio equipment since they have tech support that are easy to communicate with and this company always includes the needed factory connections for each specific vehicle listed.

Pros: Excellent build quality, Reasonable price, Ease of install

Cons: None

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Caleb from Berea, KY on 6/17/2016

1997 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great value, fit perfectly. Install took about 15 mins.

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MY from Fallbrook, CA on 6/11/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The Speakers are nicely made, I like the poly cone. Had to ream out the mounting holes about 3/16" to the inside to align screws. The Metra harness connector ($10 separate) made hookup a snap. Sounds great, reasonable power w/o distortion. Bass & mid-range response good, treble OK. The 1812 cannon blasts (which finished the original 22 yr. old paper cone speakers) sound great! Paired with Kenwood 3-way speakers in the front, its a well balanced system.

Pros: Good price, poly cones, good fit

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Jensen DUB5257 5"x7" speakers

Jim from Port Washington, WI on 6/2/2016

1993 Ford F Series
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The speakers were an exact fit for the missing original speakers in a rat 1993 Ford FISO. The went in easy, sounded good, and were reasonably priced.

Pros: Easy to install once seat belts and all factory panels are removed.

Cons: Must re-use original Ford grills, older vehicles usually are missing way too many fasteners, and old vehicles usually have stripped threads and rusted hardware to contend with.

Speakers Rock

Scott from Myrtle Beach, SC on 5/21/2016

1994 Dodge Dakota
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These speakers give a nice full sound to the replacement speakers in the rear of the cab. They go well with the 6" speakers in the doors

Pros: Easy installation

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Easy install

Tim G from Schenectady, NY on 4/24/2016

2011 Ford F-150 XLT
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy install, definite upgrade from factory speakers. Took me about an hour to do all four speakers.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: None

Great Fit And A Great Price

Swizzil from Wappingers Falls, NY on 4/4/2016

2010 Ford Focus
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These speakers are 100% better then the stock speakers.Replaced front door speakers that were defective and cut out on pass side

Pros: Fit good, easy to install with free wiring harness, sound great

Cons: N/A

excellent replacement for blown speaker

Peter M from South Bend, IN on 4/4/2016

2005 Ford Freestar
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The front passenger speaker on my '05 Freestar was blown and would buzz unless the volume was extremely low. We got around it for a while by balancing all the sound to the left side, but who wants to do that long-term? (Not me). Found these speakers which were a direct replacement for the stock units and work very well. Highs are crisp but the low end is somewhat empty compared to the stock speakers - however I expect some of this will fill in after the speakers have a chance to break in. Overall the speakers seem a little quieter than the stock ones as well. I'll likely get another pair and replace the rear speakers too so that the sound matches throughout the car.

Pros: Direct replacement for stock speakers, came with wiring harness and mounting screws.

Cons: Not much low end (yet), installation clips a little confusing to figure out at first

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Garrett from Efland, NC on 4/3/2016

2012 Ford F-150 FX4
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Speakers are very competitive for the pricing. I replaced my not so old factory door speakers with them and got a decent boost on all ends of the sound spectrum. The lows in the speakers almost overpower the 2-10s in my backseat.

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Finally a speaker that fits

BIGGDAD from Mount Vernon, WA on 4/1/2016

1997 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I purchased multiple speakers from local sources that claimed they would fit, only to bring home and find they didn't. These ones shipped fast, fit like stock, and sound incredible. Crutchfield will now be my first choice for car audio

Pros: Perfect fit, excellent sound quality, no distortion at higher volumes, no mods needed for install

Cons: No cons at all

Not Great

MK from Harpers Ferry, WV on 3/31/2016

2011 Ford Mustang
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I bought these for my 2011 Mustang Convertible. I'm not really impressed. The high end is shrill & thread, there is absolutely ZERO bass response. The mids are really nice, clean & sharp. Installation was super easy, but once I fired up my Kenwood Excelon DNX692 (no amp), I was disappointed. I just don't like the response curve. (as I noted). I think the Ford factory speakers sounded better.

Pros: Easy to install, Good price, Nice Mids.

Cons: Shrill highs, ZERO bass.

GREAT SOUND GOOD VALUE

Douglas from Salisbury, NC on 3/27/2016

1997 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Very reasonable price for quality speakers. Makes the factory radio sound better than a high dollar unit. The free harness made the job simple with no splicing or soldering.

Pros: Great sound, good value.

Cons: None so far.

Good speakers with no tweeter hookups

Marcus from independence, MO on 3/23/2016

2009 Ford Fusion
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The speakers sound great problem I have is that is not great for the back speakers no type of bass and also couldn't hook up my tweeters as there is not parts for them so now I only have 4 speakers instead of 6

Pros: Great sound, great price

Cons: Not great for back speakers and no hookups for tweeter in the Ford fusion

Works as expected

Curtis C from Keyes OK on 3/19/2016

1998 Ford F-150

Mainly listen to talk radio. But when I do listen to music, seems to have a good sound with plenty of bass.

Pros: Easy installation.

Cons: None yet.

Boom

Craig S. from Portsmouth, VA on 3/19/2016

1997 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I replaced the original factory speakers with the Jensen DUBS257's. They sound so much better than the olds ones. I do not have a "tuned" ear, but I am very satisfied with the sound!

Pros: Easy install.

Cons: None!

Good Value

Maurice L from katy, TX on 3/13/2016

2001 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The speakers provide terrific mid and high-range sounds; bass is OK but if you want deep bass you will need a sub-woofer. These speakers are great for factory replacements.

Pros: Easy to install, fit in my vehicle without modifications, great sound.

Cons: Not as deep of bass as I would like but they are way better than my original factory speakers.

Improving stock audio system

Jerry from chicago, IL on 2/24/2016

2001 Lincoln LS
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

With these speakers I can boost the bass and treble to a higher level than my stock speakers before they distort.

Pros: Reasonably priced

Cons: None

Sounds good to me

zroc from rock hill, SC on 2/22/2016

2014 Ford F-150 XLT
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These speakers fit perfectly into my Ford F150 speaker openings with no required modifications. Cruthfields excellent and comprehensive free instructions made the installation a breeze. The factory speakers were shot and now riding that truck is so much better with great sound.

Pros: great quality ease of installation

Cons: none for the price

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Mazda5 GT from san francisco, CA on 2/19/2016

2008 Mazda 5
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

If you have mazda5 grand touring like I do, there won't be much noticeable difference unless you add a cross over or add a small sub.

Pros: Crisp and solid, little more lows.

Cons: Not much difference to my factory 35watts speaker.

Durable Door Speakers

Biggz from colorado springs, CO on 2/13/2016

2000 Ford Windstar
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Sounds Clear for an economy priced speaker, no rattles & funky vibes that were there with the OEM door speakers...

Pros: Clean sound - Clear @ the top end.

Cons: Don't expect low end bass punch from these speakers.

Great service

Robert from Bellaire, OH on 1/24/2016

2004 Ford Expedition
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Speakers arrived on time. With wire adapters and packaged great. Will definitely buy from Crutchfield again. Speakers are great , just thinking that I may need a little more power.

Pros: Great fit. Wire adapters included..

Cons: Getting my driver door panel off and on .

Very happy with product

John d. from New Mexico on 1/11/2016

2005 Ford Escape
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent product for the price. I was mildly worried about the speaker not having any bass based on reviews I read for the low price but after all I am not buying audiophile speakers. Just upgrading my 11 year old factory speakers. I hooked up the set of 4 to the new head unit I bought with it.. Wow! Like night and day. Great sound. You can't hear my bass coming 2 blocks away but if had wanted that I would have bought a sub woofer. So new speakers and a decent head double din JVC unit for $200 with free shipping. I can listen to my iPhone Apple Music, Pandora, radio or CDs. Cannot beat that! Install was a breeze with provided instructions.

Pros: Good full spectrum sound

Cons: None so far

Easy, affordable upgrade

Robert S from Nevada on 1/10/2016

2004 Ford F-150
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Since I was upgrading my stereo head unit to gain Bluetooth hands-free calling and a backup cam, I figured it made sense to upgrade the factory speakers as well. I'm not a big music listener while in the car, so I didn't want to spend a lot of money and the Jensens fit my budget. The new head unit went in first and there was little to no improvement in sound with the factory speakers, although the equalizer settings helped a bit. Once the Jensens were installed there was a very noticeable improvement. All-in-all I'm very pleased with my new stereo system. Speaker installation on my 2004 F-150 was simple and straightforward with Crutchfield's detailed instructions. The only hiccup was that the instructions stated the wrong socket size for a couple of the bolts in the rear doors, but it only meant I had to find the correct sizes from my socket set. Not a problem, unless you don't already own a complete set of sockets and try to buy only the ones called for individually. Don't be a tightwad; buy a whole set. Bottom line: these speakers are a good affordable upgrade to factory units and I gladly recommend them.

Pros: Affordable price; clean highs and midrange with decent bass; fit factory cutouts without adapters. Come with attractive grilles, if you need them.

Cons: None come to mind.

Pleased with product / 2005 Ford Xplorer

JPinNC from North Carolina on 12/28/2015

2005 Ford Explorer
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Overall very pleased with this product. Install was easy. Sound is better than stock.

Pros: Better than stock sound. High sensitivity makes it good for stock head unit.

Cons: One speaker had a marginal solder job on one of the connections, I re - soldered the connector and all is good.

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B Randall from Peoria, IL. on 9/29/2015

2003 Ford F-350
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent speakers for the price. Exactly what I needed to install in the factory locations of my 03' F350.

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Features and Specs

General
Speaker Size 5X7
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design 1" Dome
Tweeter Composition Silk
Woofer Composition IMPP
Woofer Surround NBR
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 92
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts 95
Frequency Response 42 - 30k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 2
Maximum RMS Wattage 70
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 280
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2 1/4
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 0

Product Research

Features

Woofers: The mica-reinforced Injection Molded Polypropylene (IMPP) woofer cones are rigid and lightweight. The Nitrile Butadiene Rubber (NBR) surround is resistant to ultraviolet rays, temperature extremes, and humidity to add to the speaker's reliability and longevity.

Dome Tweeter: Each speaker has a 1" silk dome tweeter with a neodymium magnet. Silk is lightweight and great for high frequency extension and efficiency. It is also designed for durability in the extreme automotive environment.

Mounting Applications: Jensen describes this speaker as a 5x7/6x8, and it fits many applications of both. Please check the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to confirm fit.

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The Jensens have a rated frequency response of 42-30,000 Hz. You will find this information under the "Highlights" section on the speaker's main webpage. You'll find additional information by clicking the "Details" tab. I hope that helps! My Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=5 [ Ryan  Nov 04, 2016 ]  Staff
You can check to see if this will fit your vehicle by using our Outfit My Car tool: http://www.crutchfield.com/car/carselector.aspx For additional details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Kenny  Feb 16, 2016 ]  Staff
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