A simply sleek look

Kenwood's KDC-BT758HD CD receiver adds an elegant look to your dash with its simple control panel, plus it offers an HD Radio™ tuner and built-in Bluetooth®. You can select display and illumination colors that match your car's dash or your mood -- your choice. Dust covers conceal and protect the CD slot, aux input, and front USB port.

Kenwood KDC-BT758HD CD receiver

HD Radio for awesome sound

When you tune into a local HD Radio station, you'll know it — you'll hear FM that's close to CD quality or AM that comes in clear and static-free. And unlike satellite services, you pay no subscription fees. If your iPod's hooked up to the KDC-BT758HD, you can also tag songs that you hear on HD Radio, then buy them later online. And most participating stations send out secondary programming, giving you more choices when you're in the mood for radio.

Bluetooth lets you concentrate on driving

Bluetooth gives you hands-free calling convenience, plus a wireless connection to the songs stored on your compatible music player. If you're an Android® user who's grown tired of your old radio's complicated Bluetooth pairing issues, you'll love this receiver's simple, secure pairing (SSP) technology. If you're an iPhone® aficionado, the KDC-BT758HD gives you full Siri Eyes Free control with compatible Siri-equipped iPhones.

You can talk hands-free by simply touching the dedicated "phone" button when a call comes in. The receiver will mute your music for the call, then turn it back on when your call is complete.You can install the external Bluetooth microphone in an optimal location within the vehicle for superior hands-free communication.

Streaming radio too

If you enjoy Internet radio on your iPhone or Android, you'll really enjoy playing music from Pandora® and iHeartRadio® radio on this great-sounding receiver. You can scroll through your stations, bookmark songs, and give a thumbs-up or thumbs-down right from the receiver's face. For you long-distance drivers out there, think about adding a satellite radio tuner to this Kenwood, so you can tune into the in-depth music, news, and entertainment programming from SiriusXM anywhere you go.

One versatile USB port

The receiver's front-panel USB port allows you to access and control the music stored on your iPhone or Android phone. And if you have MP3, WMA, AAC, or WAV music files on a thumb drive, the USB port can handle those too. Here's a cool feature from Kenwood — Drive Change allows you to connect a memory card reader or USB hub to the Kenwood's USB input and select music from up to five memory cards or USB flash drives.

Sculpt your sound

With all these ways to listen to music while you drive, you'll also appreciate all the tools in this receiver for refining your audio experience. You can pick a preset EQ for your music, or you can tweak the 3-band equalizer to suit your needs. The KDC-BT758HD includes a low-pass filter and bass level adjustments for your connected subwoofer. And, you can also choose the bass boost levels to zero in on your perfect sound. Kenwood's Sound Reconstruction feature gets the most out of your compressed audio files. You'll appreciate the six 2.5-volt preamp outputs if you're adding any amps to your system.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?

In most vehicles, you can use an adapter (not included) to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Kenwood stereo. Connect a few wires, program the adapter for your car and this Kenwood, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. Check the "Accessories" tab for compatible adapters.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in HD Radio
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs including discs loaded with MP3, WMA, and AAC music files
    • automatic iPhone pairing with Siri Eyes Free control capability
    • detachable face with single-line display plus variable-color illumination
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • EQ Pro equalizer with 8 preset settings and 3-band parametric EQ
    • speaker size settings
    • 3-level bass boost
    • low--pass filters; subwoofer level and phase control
    • Sound Reconstruction improves the sound of files encoded at lower bit rates
    Expandability:
    • built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control (see Details tab for model compatibility)
    • Pandora and iHeartRadio control with iPhone and Android
    • compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
    • inputs: front-panel auxiliary input and front USB port
    • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (2.5-volt front, rear, and subwoofer)
    • front USB port compatible with MP3, WMA, AAC, and WAV audio files
    • Drive Change lets you select audio from multiple flash drives or memory cards in a connected USB hub or memory card reader
    Other features and specs:

    Why replace your factory radio?

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

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    Wowza!

    Written By emoseley, Saint Augustine, Florida on Monday, May 04, 2015

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    When I saw that Crutchfield was gonna give me such a good deal on this stereo, I dove right in! I always knew that the Kenwood name stood for quality......now I know it first hand!

    Pros: looks good, works good, sounds great!

    Cons: haven't come across any.

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    Written By Mike, Connersville, IN on Saturday, May 02, 2015

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    I got this stereo to replace the factory am/fm cassette in my S-10. This Kenwood definitely brings the truck into this century and is easy enough for someone from last century to use. Definitely a good choice.

    great radio but.....

    Written By jt, North Carolina on Friday, May 01, 2015

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    INstallation was OK . had a bit of trouble getting mic plug to connect, but once it did seems to work well. Bluetoth phone connection is excellent.

    Pros: handsfree phone, HD radio

    Cons: display is hard (impossible) to read in bright light. (should have ianti-glare coating on display

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    Written By Dan, Missouri on Friday, May 01, 2015

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    All in all, I am very pleased with this unit. This is by far the best sounding car stereo that I have owned. I purchased the stereo, dash kit, wiring harness, and iso screws at Cruthcfield for 204 dollars. The original quote for just installing the stereo at Best Buy was 264.00 which did not even include the stereo! However, Best Buy did the install for the basic price because the wiring harness which included the steering wheel controls that came with the unit did not need to be programmed. The total for the all was less than 300.00. Thanks to Cruthcfield, I saved over 100.00!!

    Pros: I really like the clear sound and being able to hear the all instruments in the different areas of the car. The bass is strong enough to rattle the windows and the high notes are also able to be heard clearly. There are numerous options to get the sound you are looking for with bass boost, loudness boost, hpz settings (cool) plus the normal bass, mid range, and treble controls. I really like all the HD channels that I receive and can go through all the presets through the steering wheel cntrl

    Cons: The biggest most annoying con is the fact that the display cannot be seen in bright sunlight no matter what color or brightness is used! I noticed yesterday that when playing music through the BT that only the front speakers had any sound, the fader control had no effect on this issue. The remote is really not needed since I have the steering wheel controls. The audio coming out is different for each source and have to change settings to get optimal sound. The clock display is very small.

    Kenwood KDC-BT758HD by Jim Soper

    Written By Kimo, Texas on Thursday, April 30, 2015

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    My big gripe is that the main screen is very difficult to see if there is any glare. I have created a shade to prevent this but this is a very funky solution. i have been told by a representative that this is a common complaint for most car radios. If so the industry has a problem.

    Pros: Easy to operate

    Cons: Cannot see screen because of glare

    Pretty Good

    Written By KC, St George, Utah on Thursday, April 23, 2015

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    Great for the money, but the radio isn't quite as good as my pioneer one in my other car.

    Pros: Great sound, easy install, fit well in my 05 grand caravan.

    Cons: I found the volume button was very touchy and pushing it to go into menus was kind of difficult unless I pushed it directly in the middle, not super customizable, and not quite bright enough.

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    Written By Anonymous, Boston ma on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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    Works awesome love the color changing effect

    Great Quality

    Written By Tim-Sea, Washington on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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    I'm really pleased with the quality of this radio. It is a great value.

    Pros: Great features.

    Cons: None that I'm aware of.

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    Written By Anonymous, Ft Lauderdale on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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    Great radio for the price.

    Pros: Pros - HD radio and ability to do digital media (ipod, pandora, android phone or iphone) via usb or Bluetooth. And still be able to play cd's just in case you still have some. Good sound quality. Hand free calls via Bluetooth.

    Cons: Cons - even though this has phone to radio link for making calls, ease of use isn't great. It works, may just need to get use to it. The remote cant access all the features. Cant figure out how to turn it off off (don't mean standby) with the remote.

    Great Unit!

    Written By Bret, New Jersey on Monday, April 20, 2015

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    Great feature packed unit. Looks sharp and functions well.

    Pros: Bluetooth integration into pandora and phone is great.

    Cons: Would be nice to be able to have a dedicated spot on the display for the clock no matter what other information you choose to display

    good budget head unit

    Written By Anonymous, baltimore, md on Sunday, April 19, 2015

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    I'm pretty critical of head units. I'm a long time pioneer fan but I've put two sub 200 kenwood head units in my cars. One in my 91 240sx and this one in my 04 civic hybrid.

    The Bluetooth func to onality is pretty good, although slow to connect sometimes and every now and again glitchy, but for under 200 it does a great job. You'll be hard pressed finding a GOOD Bluetooth head unit for under 500 so this one does the job fine.

    Sound quality is decent, features are pretty nice, and plenty of room for amplifier connections. I'll be amplifying all 4 speakers and a subwoofer so 6 pre outs were necessary for me.

    The brightness is pretty terrble and hard to read in the sun, but again, its a budget head unit.

    The color selection is hard to figure out to make your own custom color (I prefer white) but once you read the manual it's easy.

    I've had an excel on in my other car for over a year so Kenwood head units are fairly reliable.

    Overall, good budget head unit. Im not crazy about it but when you class it with other cheap head units it does pretty well.

    Pros: Bluetooth, pandora, iheartradio, plenty of decent features, remote

    Cons: Cheap (not really a con considering the price), Bluetooth takes awhile to load, display is hard to read in the sun.

    Great Head

    Written By Evan, Pittsburgh on Tuesday, April 07, 2015

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    Everything i wanted in a head unit, at the price point i wanted And it has variable color display, can't thank the sport team enough for their patience, expertise, timely and knowledgeable assistance, especially with the number of available products, they made finding what i was looking for much faster and much easier.

    Ps for you jeep wrangler drivers installing this yourself, orange and brown are not the same color...

    Pros: Great sound great power Super easy to install more options than i know what to do with

    Cons: If you want to spend more you can get more but at this reasonable cost i don't see much to be missed

    Great Features at a Great Price!

    Written By Anonymous, Houston, Texas on Tuesday, April 07, 2015

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    This unit is just chock full of features! HOWEVER, you MUST READ the manual to get it set up properly. Once you've done your "homework" it actually becomes very easy to work it. Kenwood has hit a home run with this one! For the money, it's a steal! The Bluetooth works like they say, the USB input and AUX input are on the front (nice touch with the dust cover on the USB and the CD) I left the color scheme on multi, adds to the "coolness factor". I added the Kenwood KAC-M1804 Compact 4-channel Amplifier and it's the cat's meow! Just perfect for my '99 Dodge Caravan.

    Pros: Intuitive, easy to set up (must read the manual!!!)

    Cons: None

    Neat

    Written By parkerbuddy01, Moline, Illinois on Sunday, April 05, 2015

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    Exceeded my expectations

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    Written By Anonymous, Rock Island, IL on Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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    I liked the stereo alot it's easy to use nice quality sound.

    Pros: It kicks my Kenwood 12' really hard nice quality sound Bluetooth is good.

    Cons: Haven't found one that I have not liked

    Kenwood kick bt758hd

    Written By d avid, Buffalo, NY on Friday, March 27, 2015

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    Sound is great with Polk speakers

    Pros: Sound quality great

    Cons: Learning curve using the Kenwood stereo

    Amazing Stereo

    Written By Ryan, Rombauer, Mo on Thursday, March 26, 2015

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    I bought this unit for my 1997 F-250. Install was kind of a pain being the older truck didn't have many access points to move wires around. But once I got this beauty in and turned the power to it, all the pain was worth it. Now I must say, I'm pretty brand loyal to Kenwood because all if the units I have purchased have been amazing, and this little guy is no different. Great adjustability for sound, the Bluetooth works flawlessly, great audio quality from the mic ( from what I'm told by people I talk to), the HD stereo is phenomenal, and all the cool colors it changes. I must say that it's everything I wanted for the price I was willing to spend. It'd be hard to out-do this head unit.

    Pros: Adjustability for sound. Sound of microphone quality. Dust covers over CD, and USB/aux openings. Ability to change colors to match gauges, or mood. Bluetooth audio.

    Cons: Clock is a touch on the small side. I don't personally have a problem with it, but if you had a little problem with your eyesight I could see how it could be a struggle. Not enough of a reason not to get this unit though.

    State of the Art Entertainment for Older Car

    Written By Will, Texas on Monday, March 23, 2015

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    Put this in my daughter's 2000 Honda Civic. Makes her feel like her car is more modern than it's age. All the latest features and great sound. Really like the HD radio, but iPod music is even better.

    Pros: Great features. HD radio is impressive. Works great with iPhone, iPod, etc.

    Cons: None

    Great product, good value

    Written By DonH, Colorado on Sunday, March 22, 2015

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    A midrange product to replace the stock unit in an older pickup. Great feature set and performance for the price. The Crutchfield installation kit had everything we needed including excellent installation instructions. gave it five stars considering features for the price.

    Pros: CD/radio plus front-panel iPod/iPhone interface. Ability to adjust colors is actually a very nice feature my son loves. The take-away front panel reduces chance of theft while the vehicle sits in the parking lot at college. Flexible equalizer a big plus.

    Cons: Buttons and display a little small for me though my son didn't think so. ;^)

    Much better than factory.

    Written By Bob, Paulsboro NJ on Monday, March 16, 2015

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    There is definitely a learning curve with this head unit. I've had several Kenwoods over the years so I had an idea what I was getting into. If anything, you are given too many options. Take the time in setting it up properly and you will be rewarded with excellent sound.

    Pros: Options. HD radio onboard, music from your phone, satellite radio optional. Bound to be a color to match your dash.

    Cons: Menu and options are not intuitive unless you know Kenwood.

    I love this receiver!

    Written By Eric, Boston, MA on Monday, March 16, 2015

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    Great receiver. I usually always buy Pioneer decks because I didn't want to shell out extra money for Kenwood or Alpine. This receiver was a great price and I couldn't resist.

    The HD radio sounds great. It has sub outputs which made my sub install a breeze. I like that the CD player and the USB/Aux port have dust covers. People on here complaining about the unit being too "dim" I have no idea what they're talking about. It's perfect.

    The buttons could be a bit larger on the radio presets and seek buttons but it's still usable while driving and not hard to do. And with 22 RMS it definitely improved the aftermarket speakers I had installed.

    Pros: Great sound Easy to use EQ Looks slick

    Cons: Could have bigger radio preset/tuner buttons

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    Written By bcobb, Brown Summit, NC on Monday, March 16, 2015

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    Great head unit for the money and on sale, does everything I need it to do for a single DIN unit

    Pros: Hands free phone, HD radio is great, menu is very easy to learn, easy to install with crutchfield insatll kit 5 that was free

    Cons: wish my truck could hold a double DIN radio for a touch screen unit

    Very Nice

    Written By RW, New York on Saturday, March 14, 2015

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    Nice receiver, easy install with supplied harness.

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    Written By Anonymous, Kihei Hawaii on Thursday, March 12, 2015

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    Top quality for the price

    Great bells and whistles...

    Written By waspito, Houston on Thursday, March 05, 2015

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    Great receiver. Has all the things you need. Really wanted HD Radio AND Bluetooth. Also, gives you plenty of ways to play your music in your vehicle: CD, USB, Aux input, Pandora, and IHeart. Plug in a USB mass storage device and bring along your entire music library.

    Pros: Easy install, great features and options

    Cons: None

    Great

    Written By Eric, denton, tx on Sunday, March 01, 2015

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    Its okay but i think its overprice and the hd radio isnt all that great

    Pros: Cool colors and great pandora and iheartradio integration.

    Cons: They lights isnt bright

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    Written By Lance, Arkansas on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

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    Really good stereo. Its what I expect from Kenwood.

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    Written By Anonymous, Snow Camp, NC on Monday, February 23, 2015

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    Good quality.

    Pros: Easy to use

    Cons: None

    Car Stereo

    Written By Jim, Wilmington, Delaware on Wednesday, February 18, 2015

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    Great features such a Bluetooth for your hands free phone.

    Pros: Great features

    Cons: None

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    Written By Brent B, Greenville, IN on Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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    Price was reasonable for the features I was looking for. I was most interested in the hands free calling and HD radio features. Installation instructions provided by Crutchfield worked great and I appreciated the fact that Crutchfield takes the time to document and sort out all of the needed items for installation. And the fact that everything needed to fit my specific vehicle was included with purchase and was specified for me through the Crutchfield website. I did have some concerns over selecting the correct installation package that was dependent upon my vehicles stock sound system. Being weary of this I called Crutchfield up and they gave me great assistance on selecting the best unit for my needs and sorting out what sound system I actually had in my vehicle. Both the website and customer service were very helpful. If I can convince the wife I will be purchasing another for her vehicle.

    Pros: HD radio works great and hands free pairning is easy. Works great with I phone and other smart phones.

    Cons: Some issues with not so smart phones like pantech on hands free calling. More issues with pantech phone however I phone works great.

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    Written By brian, pa on Sunday, February 15, 2015

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    Great radio hd and Bluetooth work great. Phone numbers and names show up in the display and I can control all my phone functions through the radio and all my Pandora stations

    Pros: Easy to use simple remote control

    Cons: Nothing bad to say about it

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    Written By Anonymous, Indiana on Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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    Great product! More impressive than expected

    Pros: Sound and power is awesome

    Cons: None

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    Written By BILLY, MONCKS CORNER,SC on Sunday, February 08, 2015

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    A NICE RADIO WITH GREAT CRUTCHFIELD

    Pros: HAS NICE LOOK, WORKS WELL

    Cons: LIGHT NOT BRIGHT ENOUGH IN DAYLIGHT, CLOCK IS WAY TOO SMALL TO SEE FOR AN OLDER PERSON, NUMBERS ON RADIO NOT VISIBLE IN THE SUN

    Excellent product, breathes new life into old car

    Written By JoeP, New York on Saturday, February 07, 2015

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    This head unit went into a 2001 Buick Century to replace the stock *cassette* unit. I was looking for a unit that had Bluetooth, HD radio, and a USB, and this unit fit the bill perfectly, plus it includes Pandora functionality. The sound is excellent, and I receive a lot of HD radio stations, and an FM station 70 miles away comes in much better now.

    Installation took about an hour, and had one minor issue: I could not get any AM reception. This is because my car has a secret AM amplifier built in somewhere, and it needed to get power via the "P. Cont." wire. HUGE thanks to Crutchfield for getting back to me quickly and resolving this not-so-obvious issue!

    Not all setup options are not completely obvious, so a little experimentation is necessary. Set aside about 15 minutes to explore it. Setting up stations is pretty easy, but the little buttons are tricky to use when driving, impossible if you have gloves on. The station presets are on little rocker buttons, so I have to feel a tiny dot with my nail to engage it.

    The sound is excellent, and the HD Radio sounds great (AM and FM) compared to analog. Stations tune to analog by default, and then switch to digital if the signal is available and can be locked on. You can get a little more clarity and punch by selecting a preset EQ.

    The phone does take some effort to get working well. Call someone and tweak the phone settings until they tell you it sounds good.

    Pros: I really like the look of the unit, as well as the ways it can be customized via the settings menus. Bluetooth connects to my Android phone when I get in the car, and you can tell Android to trust this unit, so your phone stays unlocked. Pandora is real nice: we have about 80 stations set up, and they're all accessible through the head unit. For longer trips, it is nice having the ability to throw in a cheap USB thumb drive and listen to thousands of songs without commercials.

    Cons: Display is dim. Suggest a photo receptor to change intensity depending upon available light. Huge glare because display has a highly reflective cover, suggest a matte finish. It is 2015, and time to lose the 1980s LED segment display and go with a dot matrix. Lose the CD reader (does anyone even use CDs any more?) and the unit will have more height for the display. Buttons are very small, lose CD for more real estate. The DIN adapter is bowed under the receiver, despite proper installation.

    AWESOME head unit

    Written By Randy, Denver Co. on Friday, January 30, 2015

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    Installed this unit into a 2001 Dodge Durango, the mounting kit and wiring harness included by Crutchfield worked beautifully and the install was very easy and went off without a hitch. This Stereo is the nicest i've ever owned and all the cool settings and functions are awesome! sounded great with my rockford fosgate prime components in front and rear doors before i added an amp and after the rockford fosgate 75x4 amp was added even better. I am also running a kenwood 350 watt amp and 12" sub off of this head unit and it all sounds amazing, the pandora app works great through my Samsung S-5 and bluetooth is clear as a bell. The controls for the subwoofer is a huge plus and makes it easy to fine tune my bass for each application "pandora,aux-mp3 player,CD,HD radio,ETC." this a great buy and you wont be dissapointed, I have read quite a few negative comments about the illumination not being bright enough, I have found it to be just fine and the only time i have had trouble reading the screen was with thefront doors open and the sun blasting directly onto the screen in my opinion this would happen with any head unit and have not had any issues myself while driving.

    Pros: ease of install, inculded mounting bracket and wiring harness, settings and options are plentifull, sounds awesome!

    Cons: none

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    Written By Tom H., California on Saturday, January 10, 2015

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    I was unable to install this product because it did not fit into the area that the installation instructions said it would. The Crutchfield reps handled it with a lot of class and the return procedure was very easy and straightforward. I really wish it would have worked after reading some of the other reviews. I wanted to replace the existing unit with bluetooth capability which is much easier for my wife who has limited finger use and has trouble turning knobs. I think I need to replace the entire existing unt and I did not see anything else that Crutchfield had that would work. If there are any suggestions I would appreciate it. I am not a pro but probably an advanced DIYer.

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    Written By Anonymous, North Branford, CT on Sunday, January 04, 2015

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