Plenty of media options

The KDC-155U CD receiver may be one of Kenwood's least expensive models, but you'll be impressed by the performance and features it offers. If you tune into an iPod® or iPhone® for your music, this Kenwood makes it easy and safe to use your player in your car. Just plug into the convenient front-panel USB input, and you'll enjoy outstanding control over your playlists right from the receiver. Tools like Alphabet Search, Reverse Browsing, and Skip Search allow you to find the song you want fast, without having to squint at the tiny display on your player.

If you're a Pandora® Internet radio fan, you can even pick from your favorite stations when your iPhone's connected. Android users, you can download Kenwood's free Music Control app and access music from your phone through this receiver. You and your friends can plug almost any portable device into the receiver's handy front-panel minijack input and listen to your favorite tunes while you drive. If you're spinning CDs, you'll enjoy superior sound quality from your discs, and the KDC-155U plays discs loaded with MP3 and WMA files, so you can enjoy long road trips without having to swap out discs.

Kenwood KDC-155U CD receiver

Kenwood's KDC-155U CD receiver features handy front-panel USB and auxiliary inputs.

A big step up from a factory radio

The typical factory radio doesn't have the power needed to deliver clean sound when you get up to highway speeds, but this Kenwood's built-in amplifier offers impressive power for a big bump in performance. The KDC-155U also gives you a 3-band EQ and a 3-level bass boost, along with a Supreme Setting feature to improve the sound of your compressed music. If you add a powered sub to your system, you can turn it up and down with the receiver's sub level control, a great feature if you listen to a wide variety of music. Last of all, Kenwood includes a wireless remote for your convenience.

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 MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • iPod control (also compatible with Music Control app for select Android phones)
    • Pandora control with iPhone
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA music files
    • detachable face with 11-digit LCD display and red button illumination
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • System Q Sound Control (8 EQ curves and a 3-band equalizer)
    • Supreme Setting improves the sound of heavily compressed music files
    • speaker size settings
    • bass boost
    • low-pass filter and subwoofer level control
    Expandability:
    • iPod direct control via USB input — no adapter necessary, but adding Kenwood's optional cable lets you leave your iPod cable at home
    • inputs: front-panel auxiliary input and USB port
    • outputs: 2-channel preamp outputs (2.5-volt rear/sub)
    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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    Written By Wes, Auburn, AL on Wednesday, March 19, 2014

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    Great sound & easy to install. I had a question & called, the tech was very knowledgeable and very helpful

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    Written By Hoolio, Atlanta, Ga on Tuesday, March 11, 2014

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    This is a great unit for the money. Installed in a friend's 2004 Corolla. Sound quality is much improved even with the stock speakers. Easy to navigate the menus. Had all the features she wanted at a great price.

    Pros: Easy menu navigation, front usb and 3.5mm input, color changing ability to match dash, plenty of rca inputs for later expansion

    Cons: None in my opinion

    Great merchandise

    Written By Anonymous, Deerfield Beach, FL on Sunday, March 02, 2014

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    The kenwood radio makes my listening experience much better. It was my personal choice after another radio I got proved to be crap. It fit my 2003 mitsubishi eclipse with no problems. I plan to compliment it with some kenwood speakers.

    great bang for the buck

    Written By KB, East Tennessee on Thursday, February 27, 2014

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    I used this radio to replace a stock head unit in my daughters 2006 Jeep Wrangler. It was a very simple install and the USB and AUX inputs work awesome. She loves the fact that she can control her iPod using the radio. Great bang for the buck!

    Pros: Ease of installation and set up.

    Cons: None

    Awesome stereo for the price

    Written By Strickland, Gold bar,wa on Thursday, February 27, 2014

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    Very easy to use, and the features are great. For the price I paid I am speechless

    Pros: Very powerful easy to use.

    Cons: I have none

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    Written By MaxS, Easley, SC on Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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    Easy installing unit with provided instructions, great sound.

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    Written By P.A.M, Portland, Oregon on Monday, February 03, 2014

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    Good Deck in a small package. Sound quality and Eq. options improve the experience.

    Pros: Small Package, various USB features, Pandora

    Cons: Installation of the deck (not wiring!) can be difficult in older cars.

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    Written By Lee, NH on Saturday, January 11, 2014

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    Bought for our yukon to replace stock Delco stereo, installation was a snap with the only issue being a wire that needed attached from factory un used plug that was not in the directions. Called Crutchfield and they tech had the same issue and told me what I needed and it worked.

    Pros: Cost, sound, features

    Cons: None so far

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    Written By ChrisB, Atlanta, GA on Sunday, January 05, 2014

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    Great value. My son and I installed this in his 2001 Civic without a problem. Sounds great!

    Great Radio

    Written By TonyB, Prattville, AL on Thursday, January 02, 2014

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    Great little basic radio with a few perks like AUX jack and USB for iPod connection. Good sound even with stock speakers.

    Pros: Easy menu to navigate through. Easy set-up. Good sound. Not too flashy to attract would-be thieves.

    BMW replacement radio

    Written By Erin C, Santa Clara CA on Thursday, January 02, 2014

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    Great entry level radio. Easy to install.

    Very nice system for the money

    Written By Wes H., Yorktown, VA on Wednesday, January 01, 2014

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    Bought this for a Christmas present for my teenage son -- Easy installation and the phone support guys were awesome. We had several questions and they answered QUICKLY, no waiting forever on hold, no endless phone punching to get to a person. Concise, accurate answers. Great sounding system. Looks good in the dash, fits well

    Pros: Priced right. Sounds great. Looks good, easy to install

    Cons: Alot of options to go through to actually use the system. However, I'm kind of old school. This is not really a problem for younger folks.

    Great!!

    Written By Mike, Bunnlevel on Saturday, November 30, 2013

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    Dude this little stereo was the bomb!!, it gets amazing signal, I love how it's got the USB port, and a av in, and it's doesn't hurt the eyes!, this was a good deal I got!

    Pros: - cheap - works great - no defects - has USB port - has av in - amazing signal - doesn't kill your eyes at night

    Cons: Non

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    Written By SteveS, Morganton, NC on Monday, November 25, 2013

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    Great features for the price.

    Great unit!

    Written By d, Jal, NM on Wednesday, November 06, 2013

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    A+++

    Pros: Worth the money

    Cons: Doesn't cook food

    excellent choice for a replacement

    Written By MartyW, Harriman, TN on Monday, October 28, 2013

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    I have had this head unit for about a month so far. It was an easy install and looks to be great quality. It was an upgrade from the old unit I had in my truck. Would buy again.

    Pros: easy to install, still with warranty

    GREAT FOR THE PRICE

    Written By jc, DETROIT MI on Tuesday, September 03, 2013

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    Sounds great for the price. Buttons are little small but otherwise a nice CD receiver

    Great value

    Written By rc5695, Upstate SC on Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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    Can't be beat for the price. Plays CD's and still has USB input on the front face, and also contains iPod, iPhone, and Pandora controls.

    Pros: high power good sound plenty of sound adjustability (EQ options) Works with lots of devices

    Cons: USB cover is a little flimsy and not sure how long it'll last or hold up Sound settings aren't the most convenient to adjust Only one pre-amp output

    Does the job, at a good price

    Written By Silas, Bay Area, California on Wednesday, August 21, 2013

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    I wanted a head unit that wouldn't look too out of place in a beat-up old Volvo, and this fit the bill. It's a good set-and-forget choice. I can't comment on the CD player portion, since I haven't used it and probably never will. The USB socket is my choice; I've got a low-profile stick plugged in all the time, and it just works. It hooks up fine with my factory speakers.

    Pros: Looks less desireable than it is

    Cons: Does not play AAC files (eg purchases from iTunes) No automatic dimming

    Just what I needed

    Written By Bill, Pa. on Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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    This unit did the job for me at a very affordable price. Makes my factory speakers sound better, gives me a lot of options, and I'm very satisfied with my purchase. The instructions were missing one important point but the advisor I contacted was very helpful and I finished the job in short order. I'm still not sure how much value a remote has when you're a foot away from the unit, but it doesn't hurt to have it I guess.

    Pros: Cost, sound quality, input options, detachable face.

    Cons: Small buttons, big fingers

    Thanks crutchfield

    Written By Anonymous, Lake charles La. on Wednesday, August 14, 2013

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    So far a great value for the sound quality even with factory speakers. Love ordering from crutchfield. This is my 4th vehicle to replace the factory radio and crutchfield makes it simple. Kenwood has the best sound and power that I have found.

    Pros: Sound for the price.

    Cons: Doesn't have good over the air reception.

    Great!

    Written By TomE, La Mesa, CA on Sunday, August 11, 2013

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    This is a great car stereo, especially for those cars and trucks are from the old generations. I replaced the factory car stereo in my 1992 Ford Ranger with this one. The process was easy enough, although those who don't know how to solder wires may need help from others. Everything together, it took me about 2.5 hrs from the beginning to the end. The instruction manual was very straight forward and all necessary tools, except soldering necessities, were in the package (they were recommended at the time of order). Now I can play Pandora and iTunes through my phone in my old truck! Seems to pick up more radio stations than the factory radio. Pretty happy about the improvements. Now the stereo is the most valuable part of the whole truck!

    Pros: Easy installation. Inexpensive. Pandora capability. iPhone recognition.

    Cons: Nothing really... Then again, I was starting from a pretty low standard...

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    Written By dmac, Fayetteville, AR on Monday, August 05, 2013

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    A good unit, delivers a crisp, clear sound with good stereo definition from my factory speakers, the bass boost gives it a nice added touch. Much superior sound to the factory AM/FM/CD that it replaced.

    Can't beat it..........

    Written By Rick, Daytona Beach, Fl. on Thursday, August 01, 2013

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    I don't think you can get a better unit for the money.

    Pros: Sounds AWESOME!

    Cons: Too cumbersome to change tone settings

    It's OK.

    Written By Jackson, Midwst on Tuesday, July 30, 2013

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    The unit is "OK" for the cost. By OK I don't mean that I am dissatisfied. It sounds better than the original factory unit it replaced. It's also about the cheapest unit Crutchfield offers and I didn't replace the original factory installed speakers. So given the price and the existing speakers, it's an OK, i.e., not the best, which would have exceeded my budget and the low quality of my speakers. Other factors which make it OK are the design. Since there's only one knob (volume), any other sound changes require multiple steps and repeated attempts until the procedure becomes ingrained. I prefer knobs instead of numerous digital finger presses to control sound, radio station selection, and device. The preselect radio buttons are hard to find while driving. A knob plus a digital press combination would have been a better solution. The unit fit my car nicely and the wiring instructions were straight forward- simply match color coded wires with butt or wire nut connectors that you supply. The installation diagram that accompanied the unit was fair, but I searched the internet and found a better series of instruction steps using photographs of an actual removal and installation of the factory unit for my 1993 car. Otherwise, the Crutchfield telephone sales personnel were excellent in helping me select the right stereo for my needs, budget, and car.

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    Written By KevinP, Delhi, CA on Saturday, July 27, 2013

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    This stereo works great for the price. The sound is great and it doesn't look to bad. The controls get some getting use to but once you get them figured out, it's not much of a problem.

    Pros: Sound quality, Easy installation, Good price, Nice look.

    Cons: Controls are a bit tricky.

    Excellent Bang for the Buck

    Written By Robert K, SoCal on Friday, July 26, 2013

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    Was looking for an inexpensive but good quality unit for my VW Rabbit pickup and ordered this one. Simple to install and easy to use, this radio exceeded my expectations on several levels. I'm not as big of an audiophile as I used to be, but it gets the job done well and the built in iPod & Pandora controls work great. I installed it a few weeks ago and am very happy with my purchase!

    Pros: Pandora and iPhone compatibility Easy to use controls GREAT Value

    Cons: Kinda wished I could change the color of the lighting but it's not critical. The rest of my dash is illuminated green

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    Written By Bill B., San Francisco, CA on Sunday, July 21, 2013

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    The sound is great for a unit costing less than $100. I love the Pandora feature but have found navigating my iPod music is buggy. Radio preset buttons are tiny and hard for my 50-year-old eyes to find. The sound is better than the Alpine unit I replaced. I do wish I had gone with Bluetooth, but otherwise I love it.

    Pros: Good quality, cool features, easy installation

    Cons: Small preset buttons, no Bluetooth, iPod interface is buggy (may well be user error)

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    Written By Anonymous, Fowler, CA on Friday, July 19, 2013

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    Easy to use. Works like a charm. It's better than my old factory stereo that's for sure.

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    Written By Anonymous, Kingwood on Monday, July 15, 2013

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    Best Unit for the the job

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    Written By Don E, Los Gatos, California on Sunday, July 14, 2013

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    The radio performance is great. A slight problem with installation, but the tech support was outstanding.

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    Written By Roger G, Stratham, NH on Saturday, July 13, 2013

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    Generally very happy. See pros and cons below.

    Pros: Great sound and a lot of nice features. This is the first car radio I have bought in about 15 years and I see they have come a long way. Display is cool and gives a lot of information about the CD or music on an IPhone.

    Cons: One thing that has not come a long way with aftermarket radios is the small buttons that just defy easy use while driving. Why can't aftermarket models have the same ergonomics as factory radios?

    good unit for the price

    Written By Anonymous, portland, or on Friday, July 12, 2013

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    No problems installing into my '99 Jetta Wolfsburg. Controls are a little odd and I still haven't figured out how to be able to control my ipod from its wheel instead of the silly unit. But that's probably just me. Sound is good and the price was right

    Pros: Price, Quality

    Cons: Controls a little odd, needs some getting used to.

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    Written By Russ, Osceola, Mo. on Saturday, July 06, 2013

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    Easy to install and user friendly.

    Pros: Easy install and works as expected.

    Cons: none

    Great product

    Written By CarlosQ, Atlanta, GA on Wednesday, July 03, 2013

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    Honestly a great addition to my 98 Jeep Grand Cherokee. I had the factory system installed prior to this Kenwood product and after installing the after-market system my sound gained better quality and sounded great afterwards. Easy to install, looks very nice with the red glow, and very easy to function.

    Pros: -Cheap -Great sound quality -Looks cool -Easy installation -Nice and sleek design

    Cons: none

    Great!

    Written By Anonymous, Blair on Wednesday, July 03, 2013

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    Before this radio my stock speakers sounded awful. When I put in this radio they started to sound a lot better, even without new speakers.

    Pros: Cool features Puts out enough power to help stock speakers sound better

    Cons: None

    Kenwood

    Written By Christy, Raleigh,nc on Tuesday, July 02, 2013

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    Love all the extra features

    Pros: USB ports and pandora access

    Cons: No cons

    Excellent value

    Written By iMpala, Boston, MA on Monday, July 01, 2013

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    I was looking for an inexpensive way to replace the factory radio in my '04 Impala with an iPad mini, which roughly fits the same cut-out as the factory radio. At first I thought I might be able to use a couple 2-channel amps, but the amps don't really have the right digital signal processing, and the Tech at Crutchfield suggested using a receiver, which does have the right signal processing. I mounted the receiver where the the ash-try used to be, and mounted the iPad where the factory radio was. The CRUX SOCGM-17 Factory Integration Adapter made the wiring easy. I plugged the iPad into the receiver USB (allows the iPad to charge, and provides excellent sound quality). I still need to use the receiver to control volume (can't control that on the iPad) but that's fine, and within easy reach. I was most-surprised by how good it sounds considering I still have the factory speakers. This is the base Impala too, so the speakers are nothing special.

    Pros: Value, customer service, sound quality.

    Cons: Not very easy to change settings of bass/treble, clock, etc., even after you figure out the steps.

    Excellent Value

    Written By Shawno, Boston, MA on Sunday, June 30, 2013

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    Radio looks nice and sounds excellent. Really cranks loud and sound quality is clear. Good mix of base & treble with plenty of power. Red Lighting looks nice. CD Player, USB, Ipod options are nice. Lots of settings to play with.

    Pros: Crank loud, plenty of power with excellent sound.

    Cons: still trying to figure out all the controls the radio has.

    Great for the price.

    Written By R, Florida on Friday, June 28, 2013

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    Great stereo, good features, the only issue was not being able to tune in manually a certain radio station. The station tune button seems to just go into seek scan feature, just have to read the instructions to see how exactly to manually tune in and lock in the station, other than that perfect replacement fit perfect, looks great sounds great, great tech help on chat with abe.

    Pros: Price, value, features, sound quality, customer service.

    Cons: Not intuative, could not manually program certain radion station.

    Excellent radio and great price

    Written By tiny_black_ant, Lowell, MA on Monday, June 17, 2013

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    I was looking for a low cost radio with that I would easily connect with my iPod Classic, so I could replace the factory radio in my 2005 Subaru Forester. This was a great purchase. I'm extremely satisfied with the sound quality even with my factory speakers. This radio cranks so much louder then the factory model. It also has quite of bit of equalization settings for the user to tweak, or you can just rock one of the pre-sets. It's an awesome upgrade! Crutchfield's installation directions were top notch. Easy to read, great photos and specifically detailed to my car model. Highly recommended!

    Pros: low cost, great sound, perfect factory replacement, Connects to iPod easily, equalization customization, easy install, nice fit, excellent install directions

    Cons: FM signals are not as strong as I would like, but I could have a loose antenna wire going in to the back of the radio.

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    Written By William R, Rowlett, Texas on Thursday, June 06, 2013

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    Very happy with this receiver and its performace. It had all the features and quality that was wanted.

    Pros: Great sound and functions as well as being attractive.

    Cons: None

    Great radio!

    Written By Chevyaddict97, Woodsfield, Ohio on Thursday, June 06, 2013

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    Had it for a few weeks now. Great radio. Glad I chose that one! Wasn't too expensive, and it definitely doesn't dissapoint. If I had to argue something, I would say that I'd like to see it have Bluetooth where u could make calls thru it, but I'm sure they have one of those- just outta my budget. Haha

    Pros: Great sound. Easy to use. Looks cool and slim. Good reception too!

    Cons: Took me a while to figure out how to get the am- but who really uses that anymore?

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    Written By Jltnjoe5, Warren, MI on Thursday, May 30, 2013

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    Best value I've ever had in a receiver. Sounds great and looks great too.

    Great Value in a CD/Radio Combo

    Written By Solo Canoeist, Blaine, MN on Tuesday, May 28, 2013

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    My factory radio with CD player went deep over the spring and it became more and more apparent that it wasn't going to ever come back. That left me with the choice of going to the local BB (Big Box) store or order a product online. I got a quote for install and parts from the BB store then compared the price to Crutchfield. I purchased a better product from Crutchfield for less than half the money with me doing my own installation. The Kenwood KDC-155U CD receiver is an ideal factory replacement sound system. No it doesn't pound out the bass or create a symphonic hall in your Jeep (or in my case a GMC Jimmy) but its gives you a quality sound package with enough audio control to give you some sound manageability in your car. The CD player is very easy to operate with the included remote and there are up to 18 preset FM and six preset AM stations to select. On the removable faceplate is a USB connector to attach your iPod, iPhone, or another auxiliary device. Installation with the Crutchfield install kit is easy enough. The directions are thorough and the correct parts are included with the install kit. You don't have to run to the store to get extra parts. When I did have a question not addressed in the instructions a quick call to customer service took care of my issue. All in all I would highly recommend this CD receiver to anyone looking for a quick and quality replacement of a factory radio.

    Pros: Great sound quality and a solid build. Installation was doable with simple hand tools and the install kit was complete with appropriate parts and instructions. I'm really happy with this Kenwood product.

    Cons: None worth mentioning.

    Kenwood KDC-155U

    Written By jporiginal, Atlanta ga on Monday, May 27, 2013

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    I've always been a fan of Kenwood head units and this is my third. While I've had less impressive experiences with their amps, this Kenwood unit is solid. I've had the unit installed for almost a month in my daily driver and it hasn't had any glitches or problems so far.

    Pros: Economic value. Features.

    Cons: For anyone installing this product in a Jeep Wrangler TJ, there's a little issue with the physical install of the unit. There's a mounting bracket that connects to the stock unit on the back. I couldn't find a hole that matched on the head unit, and the bracket kept the unit from pushing all the way into the dash. After pushing on the bracket and bending it back, I was able to get the unit pushed all the way in.

    Great Buy

    Written By Mike, Franklin NH on Monday, May 20, 2013

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    This is a great radio with excellent options. The only issue I have is you need to read the directions or play trial and error in order to fiqure out all the options. Being that I have had factory radios in my past few cars the options this one gives you are amazing. I will be buying a second one for another vehicle!

    Pros: Functions and options

    Cons: Learning how to use all the options

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    Written By jeh, Kansas City, MO on Wednesday, May 01, 2013

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    This was the easiest install with the adapters purchased that I have ever done. The first radio did not have the steering wheel controls so support help me get a different one that fit my needs and was awesome in the process. Everyone was so helpful and the overall product is great. One of the few companies left that I deal with that has AWESOME customer service. Glad I rediscoverd Crutchfield it has been a while.

    Pros: Great Sound, Easy installation, all the features I need

    Cons: Instruction not clear but support fixed all that with a simple call!

    Kenwood KDC-155USandy

    Written By Sandy, Bullhead City,Az on Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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    This is a great head unit!I wanted just a basic unit as all I listen to are CD"S and a flash player.I researched several different units and this meet all my needs.Installation was easy enough,and after playing around with it for awhile you get the hang of it.I also bought two pair of kickers speakers 68 and 69 which made this a good sound system.The first time I turned it up I put on Dark Side Of The Moon and cranked it up,and rocked out for awhile,it was so loud that the back window was moving in and out.The sound quality from both the unit and speakers are great.There isn't any distortion or vibration.If you want a good head unit without all the bells and whistles try this unit out you won't be dissapointed.

    Pros: Easy to install and operate.Good sound.Nice on the wallet.

    Cons: None.

    Buyer

    Written By Mememe, Pensacola, FL on Sunday, March 31, 2013

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    Great product for the price. Installed it in my 2002 BMW 330ci. The receiver went in heat protect mode (safe mode) when I turned the heater on. When the receiver in safe mode, it would not work at all. Call Crutchfield Tech, and was adviced to remove the unit. I noticed it was very hot when I removed it due to the heater duct is right next to the unit. The techs didn't know how to fix the issue because they never had this issue in the past. I took it upon myself and placed foam insulation between the heater duct and the unit, and that had fixed the issue.

    Pros: USB, Ipod or Iphone control compatible, very loud. Great product.

    Cons: Heat protection temp set too low.

    Great product

    Written By Me wood, Josephine tx on Sunday, March 24, 2013

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    Good radio for price !!!

    Pros: Overall everything

    Cons: None

    Great value

    Written By wilbdl, Tulsa, OK on Saturday, March 23, 2013

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    Excellent stereo for the money spent. It sounds great and learning to use it was pretty easy even without looking at the manual.

    Pros: Good sound, easy to use

    Cons: display color is red and not variable - not a big deal though

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    Written By Anonymous, Northampton, PA on Monday, March 18, 2013

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    Very happy with sound quality thru all sources and the ipod controls are easy to use.

    Kenwood KDC-155U Car Receiver/Single CD

    Written By Jim P, Manchester, New Jersey on Sunday, March 17, 2013

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    After doing my own research to replace a stock radio in my 2004 Jeep Wrangler, I called Crutchfield...and with the help of the experinced sales dept. I was directed to purchase this Kenwood Radio. I highly recommend this radio as well as highly recommend Crutchfield to invest in your next purchase. While shopping around to replace that crappy stock radio (shame on you Chrysler) the places I went to shop did'nt have a clue what I needed to purchse to install myself.

    Pros: For the price, you can't beat it. The unit has everything that I required. Detachable faceplate (as in the summer I take the top and doors off) so I have piece of mind of theft. The unit enhances bass, mid and treble. Very Easy to adjust to the functions of the unit.

    Cons: I have nothing bad to say about this purchase.

    Great

    Written By Brent, Illinois on Monday, March 04, 2013

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    Exactly what I wanted. Installed in a 1993 Chevy C1500.

    Pros: Easy to install with the parts from Crutchfield.

    Cons: None

    Amazing

    Written By CheyM, Fort Riley, KS on Sunday, February 24, 2013

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    I got the product on time. The installation was easy. It works perfect. Very easy to use and looks well in my vehicle.. Very satisfied with it.

    Pros: USB port, Aux Port, user friendly

    Cons: can't change the color

    Kenwood

    Written By Virginia, West Chester, PA on Monday, January 28, 2013

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