Next gen

Pioneer's AVH-4000NEX receiver, the flagship of their 2014 DVD receiver lineup, introduces NEX connectivity. NEX stands for "Network Entertainment Experience," and you'll understand why when you see how this receiver combines built-in features and cloud-based services to connect with smartphone and tablet users. Through the familiar controls offered by its high-resolution touchscreen, this Pioneer offers extensive interactivity with your Apple® or Android™ phone, as well as some other cool features. 

  • Apple CarPlay®: Pioneer's the first on deck with CarPlay in aftermarket car stereos. CarPlay integrates your iPhone into the driving experience in a new, seamless interface, putting iPhone content at the driver's fingertips with minimal distraction. That means easy access to your music library, your phone, messages, navigation, and many third party streaming music apps, too. Learn more at www.apple.com/ios/carplay. A firmware update is required — now available at Pioneer's website.
  • MirrorLink ready: MirrorLink system provides in-dash control over a growing number of Android™ smartphones. You'll enjoy touchscreen control from your Pioneer over music, phone contacts, and select apps — connect your compatible phone via USB and enjoy a seamless experience.
  • AppRadio Mode: You can launch and control compatible iPhone apps from the face of your receiver, putting a variety of music, navigation, social media, and other apps at your command. The AVH-4000NEX includes an HDMI input to offer the latest in connection options with compatible devices — check the "Details" tab for information on what you'll need to spool up AppRadio with your phone. You can see the latest compatible apps here.
  • Siri Eyes Free: With your compatible iPhone, you can take advantage of Siri Eyes Free functionality with a touch of the receiver's touchscreen, using your voice to to place calls, select music, hear notification, add reminders — even compose and listen to text messages.
  • Optional satellite radio: Add a SiriusXM tuner and subscription for nationwide access to programming you can't get anywhere else — coast-to-coast reception is a huge plus if you travel constantly. And you'll never have to worry about data charges or coverage.
  • Sound customization: You can adjust the 13-band EQ by swiping your finger on the touchscreen, as well as access powerful features like time alignment and Auto-EQ.

Note: AppRadio Mode and AppRadioLIVE are currently not compatible with iOS 8 due to stability and display issues. Please see "Details" for more information.

Customizable touchscreen display

HD Radio

You can customize the AVH-4000NEX's display by moving icons around to create customizable shortcuts to your favorite sources and apps. And the variable color choices and backgrounds make it easy to get the look you want in your dash. This Pioneer plays video content in bright, clear detail when you're parked. When you're on the road, you can entertain your passengers by sending a movie from the receiver to a rear-seat screen. Best of all, dual-zone audio lets you listen to a different source in the front while the movie plays in the rear. And of course you can plug in a rear-view camera to play it safe in crowded parking lots.

Pioneer AVH-4000NEX

The AVH-4000NEX features outstanding integration with your smartphone.

Your music machine

You can connect your iPod or iPhone to one the receiver's two rear USB inputs and use the receiver's controls to access your playlists, with tools like Alphabet Search and Link Search to help you zero in on the song you want. Android users — if your phone supports the media transfer protocol (MTP), you'll be able to browse and play back the music that's stored on your phone, no extra app required.

You can add an optional SiriusXM tuner to the AVH-4000NEX and enjoy the outstanding variety of music, news, sports, and talk offered by SiriusXM. Even cooler, this NEX receiver will display album art from the satellite feed. If you're a fan of streaming Internet radio, you can take charge of your Pandora® account from the touchscreen, complete with thumbs-up and thumbs-down controls.

Do you crave the best sound quality? NEX receivers support FLAC file playback, so you can enjoy compression-free sound when you're cruising down the highway. The built-in HD Radio tuner delivers crystal-clear FM and AM reception. And don't forget, you can also enjoy all your CDs, DVDs, discs full of MP3 or WMA music, SD cards, or USB storage devices loaded with files.

Apple CarPlay®

According to our friends at Pioneer, "...the AVIC-4000NEX will be one of the first aftermarket radios to feature Apple CarPlay (firmware update required, coming Fall 2014). CarPlay is the smarter, safer, and more fun way to use your iPhone® in the car. CarPlay gives iPhone users an incredibly intuitive way to make calls, use Maps, listen to music and access messages with just a word or a touch." Learn more at www.apple.com/ios/carplay

AppRadioLIVE

Pioneer's innovative AppRadioLIVE streamlines your app info and functions into one easy-to-use interface. You'll enjoy quick access to your music, media, calendar, and other sources you subscribe to, just by downloading the AppRadioLIVE app and syncing your services. AppRadioLIVE works with your apps to provide visual map guidance and access to points of interest, as well as the ability to search for concerts, shows, and other local events of interest. And you can show several sources of information simultaneously, quickly shifting from one to another with a touch of your finger.

Note: AppRadio Mode and AppRadioLIVE are currently not compatible with iOS 8 due to stability and display issues. Please see "Details" for more information.

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

In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then  program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.

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:
    • DVD/CD receiver with internal amp (14 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • detachable 7" motorized touchscreen with multi-angle adjustments
    • Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • built-in HD Radio tuner
    • five customizable display colors and 112 key panel illumination choices
    • MIXTRAX for a DJ-inspired audio/visual experience
    • fits double-DIN dash openings
    • remote control
    Smartphone Features (see Details for info on compatibility with specific smartphones and apps):
    • Apple CarPlay compatible (requires firmware update)
    • built-in iPod, iPhone, and iPad control (see Details tab for info)
    • playback and control of music files on compatible Android devices
    • MirrorLink with compatible devices
    • AppRadio Mode for smartphone integration
    • Siri Hands Free compatible with compatible iPhones
    • Pandora and Aha Radio control with iPhone and Android
    Audio/video Features:
    • plays audio/video content from CDs, DVDs, and USB memory devices (see Details tab for full capabilities)
    • FLAC audio playback
    • 13-band graphic equalizer with 7 preset EQ curves
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • Advanced Sound Retriever
    • dual-zone audio
    • Auto-EQ equalizes for your car interior automatically (optional mic required)
    Expandability:
    • compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
    • optional navigation module
    • compatible with iDataLink Maestro module to retain factory settings for Ford SYNC, GM OnStar, and Chrysler Uconnect (firmware update may be required)
    • inputs: rear A/V input, two rear USB inputs, HDMI input, rear-view camera input
    • outputs: video output, 6-channel preamp outputs (4-volt front, rear, subwoofer)
    Other Information:

    DVD receivers: They're not just for movies

    DVD receivers add a new level of entertainment to your vehicle. You can watch a movie on the screen when you're parked on a Saturday night, or play a DVD through your rear seat video setup on the road. Touchscreen receivers allow you to breeze through menus with the tip of your finger. Most DVD receivers feature a USB input for audio from your iPod, and the ability to add an adapter that allows video to display on the screen. Some receivers even offer connections for a center speaker and a subwoofer, so you can build a full-fledged theater in your car, just like at home.

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    Pioneer AVH-4000NEX

    Written By Ian, Carmel Indiana on Monday, June 08, 2015

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    I have been a fan of pioneer for a long time, and the 4000NEX gave me all the features I wanted without breaking the bank. It looks great and the interface is very user friendly. I would recommend this to anyone looking to upgrade their system.

    Pros: Good user interface, sleek design, great quality, easy to use.

    Cons: A little pricy, interface is a bit laggy on startup.

    Wish it worked right

    Written By Matt, Tennessee on Monday, June 01, 2015

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    I wish I could rave about this unit because everything works great, except Apple Carplay. That is the reason I bought the deck. I did the firmware update, tried multiple cables and nothing mattered. It just will not work. I spent about on hour on the phone with Crutchfield tech support and as much as they tried to help, nothing worked. They can't replace the faulty deck they sent me because the model was replaced with the 4100nex, and I don't want to pay extra because they sent me a faulty unit. There were no attempts to work out anything to help me, Pioneer was also no help. I hate to say it, but I don't think I will ever deal with either company ever again. Such a shame

    Cons: Doesn't function properly

    Crutchfield response on Wednesday, June 03, 2015 We're sorry to hear this didn't work out. Our Customer Support team has emailed a potential solution for a replacement.

    Great value and features

    Written By Mike S, Louisiana on Sunday, May 31, 2015

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    Great radio fits perfect and looks factory! crutch field has provided a great head unit at a great price along with the nice install kit.

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: None I can see

    Pioneer AVH-4000NEX

    Written By ACC Toyota, Lexus and Land Cruiser, Georgia on Tuesday, May 26, 2015

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    Nice Unit

    great product

    Written By greg, Wisconsin on Monday, May 25, 2015

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    Great stereo, easy to install and set up

    Cons: wish the xm tuner was internal

    AVH 4000nex

    Written By Anchovy, Delhi, ca on Sunday, May 17, 2015

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    Bought this unit after testing the one a friend bought. I have to say I'm quite happy with it.

    Pros: Hands free works great. I like the 13 band eq. It's easy to use.

    Cons: None

    Siri at your command

    Written By V, New Jersey on Tuesday, May 12, 2015

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    This is great! Simple instructions had everything installed without hassle. I was going to spend a lot more on something with navigation, but once I found this one I was sold! Siri reads my text messages, lets me answer them hands-free, gets me directions to anywhere without fail, and I can play music from any device I own. I installed a usb port into my dash and an additional one with an included aux port in the back for the passengers. They both work great and look factory-installed. The microphone is clear as is the calls coming through the speakers. I was concerned I would have a "tinny" sound, but the feedback has been that most folks can't even tell I'm talking from my car! I actually found this unit to be better than I expected and much easier to install than I was anticipating. The sound quality for music is great, and I didn't even replace my factory speakers. (I have a 2002 Toyota 4Runner.) I couldn't be happier with my purchase.

    Pros: iPhone navigation is always up-to-date, unlike maps that need updating. Siri makes hands-free simple. Bluetooth works all the time, every time. Sound quality is great. Reasonable Cost.

    Cons: The screen is sometimes hard to see in very bright sunlight, but that has to do with the way my dash is designed. I've been fiddling with the screen brightness, which has improved the visibility somewhat.

    Pioneer AVH-4000NEX

    Written By Mike, Ft Worth Texas on Thursday, May 07, 2015

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    The unit functions as advertised, looks good and sounds great. The front panel buttons are a bit small and take some getting used to. Over all I am very happy with it as I bought it specifically for the Apple Car Play function and ability to leave my iPod docked permanent. I think too much went into the ability to customize the look and not enough into function. You can change colors and themes but can't use Bluetooth if the iPod is plugged in which stinks.

    Pros: Easy install, good sound and Apple Car Play.

    Cons: Way too many look and theme controls for me. Can't use Bluetooth while any other device is plugged in.

    Very clean unit

    Written By RyanS, Colorado Springs, CO on Tuesday, May 05, 2015

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    Only had the unit installed for one week...installation and set was very straight forward. Controls are easy to use. Display is easy to see in most lighting conditions. Touch screen is responsive and sensitivity is much better than my older Kenwood unit. HD radio functionality in my area is very good. Bluetooth streaming has been good with the exception that some of the music info that comes up on Pandora isn't automatically streamed to the display. I plan on adding to this review after I have had more time to use other features of the unit.

    Pros: Easy set up and installation. Sound quality is very good and user interface is easy to use.

    Cons: Some Pandora info isn't streamed to the unit display.

    4000nex

    Written By bofusric, Florida on Sunday, May 03, 2015

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    Great sound, and user interface. Would recommend!

    Pros: sound, ease of use

    Cons: none

    Why pay for navigation when your smart phone has it?

    Written By Dustin, Las Vegas, NV on Friday, May 01, 2015

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    When I went to purchase an aftermarket head unit, i started to evaluate if I truly needed to purchase one with built in navigation. Bottom line is, if you have a smart phone, don't waste your money; buy this. The Apple CarPlay makes this receiver an effective navigation unit. I can't ask for more. Is it a bit buggy? Sure. Some small things are annoying, but I'm hoping it's something that future firmware updates will fix and/or future iOS updates from Apple will fix.

    The U/I is extremely easy to use. My wife, who isn't all that technology savvy, likes the radio and how easy it is to operate. The touch screen controls seem responsive and accurate. Sound wise, it's rock solid. Very good sound from the internal amp and, of course, the external outputs as well.

    Pros: Sound. User interface is easy to use. Great substitute to spending hundreds more on a navigation.

    Cons: A tad buggy...not a deal breaker though.

    Super Cool!

    Written By Anonymous, Las Vegas, NV on Friday, May 01, 2015

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    Absolutely love it glad I bought it. The Apple CarPlay works great!

    Pros: Absolutely love it glad I bought it. The Apple CarPlay works great!

    Pioneer AVH-4000NEX

    Written By DaveP, Florida on Monday, April 27, 2015

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    This unit works exactly as advertised. The interaction with the iPhone is amazing. The only negative is in the display format, the layout of song title and album artwork. It looks a little busy. Also due to all the wires, its trick to get them tucked away to enable to full install the unit. The factory speakers sound surprisingly good with the new receiver.

    Pros: great interface with iPhone, good power

    Cons: display a little busy

    Love this radio....

    Written By V Smith, Henrico, VA on Monday, April 27, 2015

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    I really like this radio, but it does a couple things that I wish it didn't. Like every time you start it up, you have to click ok that you will be a responsible driver and not take your eyes off the road to adjust the radio. Also, it doesn't always pick back up on the song you were playing especially if you use your phone and then get back in the car. I am going to call Pioneer today to see if both of these can be changed. But other than that, I love the radio. It has great sound and it displays the album art just like I wanted.

    Pros: Great Sound Displays Album Art Love the CarPlay Phone conversations are very clear!

    Cons: Have to click the box every time Doesn't always pick up the song you were last playing

    hands free ! for real this time

    Written By Forrest T, kihei on Sunday, April 26, 2015

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    This unit is perfect for iphone useres . If you are looking for hands free unit this is the one. The apple car play works amazing. I would not mess around with the ap mode just yet due to how buggy it is. Im sure the newer models will be even better on the ap mode.

    Pros: apple car play

    Cons: app mode

    Pioneer AVH-4000NEX in 2013 Subaru WRX

    Written By Ricky, California on Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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    I replaced the stock head unit with the AVH-4000NEX. Installation was pretty easy. Most time consuming parts were: connecting the wires to the harness and routing all the cables. The dash is pretty easy to take apart in this car. I did have to reposition the AVH-4000NEX in the dash kit to allow enough clearance at the top for the screen to tilt open. I was able to retain use of the steering wheel controls with the ASWC-1 and the in-console USB port with another adapter. I'm pretty happy with all the features in this head unit. I like Carplay and HD radio. The only thing I would like to see improved is the screen, but I didn't want to pay extra for the capacitive touch screen. The AVH-4000NEX has crashed and had to restart once or twice within the 2 weeks I've owned it. I think I confused it by switching between different sources too fast.

    Pros: Carplay, HD Radio, support for Pandora and Aha Radio, 2 USB ports, 7" screen

    Cons: Feels laggy at times, resistive touch screen, DVD drive makes some mechanical noises at startup even when no disc inserted

    A Nice Upgrade

    Written By Wiiland, Michigan on Thursday, April 16, 2015

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    Install was a little complicated for a beginner, but not too bad. Definitely has some nice features, but list price seems high. Bummed that wireless Carplay won't work on it (requires bluetooth & wifi). Interface is a little complicated- I guess I was thinking that with Carplay the whole system would be as simple as iOS- the Carplay section is, but the rest of the menus are cluttered and unnecessarily complex. Also, pay attention to the instructions regarding USB1 and USB2- plug your phone connector into USB1 only, otherwise you're going to have to tear the whole thing out just to switch it later.

    Pros: Carplay, great sound from speakers and microphone

    Cons: Complicated interface, USB issues, hidden CD/DVD slot, price

    Pioneer AVH-400NEX

    Written By Keith F, Memphis, TN on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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    This unit transformed my car to the next generation of audio equipment, truly as great as described and then some. Highly recommend this one.

    Pros: Detachable face for security, hands free, Bluetooth, CarPlay App easy connection and the power it puts out.

    Cons: No GPS navigation installed

    Needs to work to use

    Written By kwmbe, Pennsylvania on Wednesday, April 08, 2015

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    Unit is great and Carplay is fabulous, when it works. Once winter came the touch screen stopped functioning and I could only listen to the last set radio station and use mechanical volume buttons. Told by Pioneer to remove the faceplate, put it in its case and send to them but you cannot remove faceplate when touch screen buttons do not respond. Told to keep trying until I could. Now weather is warmer it is working again and I finally removed the faceplate unit. Pioneer now want me to remove the whole unit and send it to them at my expense. Wish they had of told me that 6 months ago instead of forcing me to listen to the same radio station all winter. I was told they will just send it back if they cannot replicate the fault. Pioneer service need to get their act together. California weather is not the same as North East USA so how they will replicate the conditions is open to imagination.

    Pros: Carplay is nice

    Cons: Unit needs to work all year round, not just when warm. Pioneer service sucks.

    Great Stereo!

    Written By Tim10, Wisconsin on Sunday, April 05, 2015

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    Got this AHV-4000NEX for my daughter to ensure that she has no reason to try communicating by using her cellphone without voice control. I bought it for the Carplay feature. The only complaints I can come up with are: Siri isn't yet perfect for voice recognition...once Apple does more magic on it, it should work much better. The Maps do work awesome though. The second complaint is that what would be REAL nice is if manufacturers would actually offer a stripped down version of this system with Car Play. I don't need a DVD player, so that could save a lot of hardware cost and space if that wasn't included. I just want a system with a good stereo, car play, and a backup camera. So I would have preferred to save maybe $200 and just have that. I think competition will cause this to happen in the future though. For now, it's an excellent system to put into any vehicle.

    Pros: Easy install Awesome features including car play Great back up camera integration

    Cons: Just the price

    Very nice unit!

    Written By JeffM, North Carolina on Sunday, April 05, 2015

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    This is an awesome receiver. CarPlay is really convenient and easy to use. With Apple maps, you don't really need built-in navigation, so for that reason I'm glad I went with the 4000. Being able to remove the screen is also a nice feature. So many options for music, I could listen for the rest of my life and never run out of tunes. Lots of features and functions which I haven't tried yet. About the only thing I wish it had was a capacitive touchscreen instead of the resistive. I have a friend who has the 8000 and the screen is nicer, but I can live with it for the money I saved.

    Pros: CarPlay Lots of input options

    Cons: Resistive screen instead of capacitive

    Great Receiver

    Written By Zach, Anchorage, AK on Wednesday, April 01, 2015

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    Not the easiest radio to get to work with iDatalink Maestro and Ford Sync - BUT once you do: an awesome good looking unit that delivers incredible sound quality. I've always loved Pioneer Head Units and this one is no exception. The Carplay interface delivers an impressive on screen NAV experience - so if you have an iPhone - there's no need to buy one of the more expensive NAV HUs. Love this radio and it literally saved my truck from the trade in line as I now have better technology and sound quality than any of the new rigs out there.

    Pros: Good looking, great sounding, and once you have full iDatalink integration: it's a great stock replacement.

    Cons: Hard to get to properly interface with iDatalink and Ford Sync - even with reading the instructions carefully, several tear down and reinstallations, and a couple reflashes of the Maestro. It seems that once everything with the iDatalink is programmed and in place, the final step that's neglected is to reboot the Pioneer. Mine took it upon itself to do so at a stop light and now everything works as promised.

    Awesomeness

    Written By Thurmanator, Missouri on Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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    The Pioneer AVH-4000NEX is just plain awesomeness. Crutchfield's advisors were a big help in choosing my system. I installed this unit into my 2003 Ford Explorer limited with a Bose Mach system and a 8'' subwoofer. I can not express enough how much clearer and crisp this Pioneer sounds it even makes my 8''sub thump hard. The directions were very easy to understand and installation took about 4 hours total. The night before we soldered all the connection and put shrink tube over the connections. The next morning the instillation was a breeze! I spent more time trying to figure out where to run and install the USB cables. I purchased a PAC USB Extension Cable to flush mount in my dash so I didn't have loose cables lying around. The trim tool is a must and I wish I had ordered a wire pulling tool, it would have been easier then the wire I used. I also purchased the Axxess ASWC-1 Steering Wheel Control it was easy to install. All I needed to connect my IPhone 5S to car play was to plug it in to the USB it was that simple. Now I am working on getting my new subs and amp to fit my system.

    Pros: Great Sound and quality. All the options a person could ever ask for. You can fine tune it to what you want...

    Cons: I really can't think of one

    Great option to the AVIC

    Written By Todd, Costa Mesa CA on Sunday, March 29, 2015

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    Car: 2006 4Runner Sport

    Pros: - Easy to install and use. - CarPlay is great. - Navigation from your phone is great too. - Great sound.

    Cons: - Hooked up the dimmer wire and it blew 2 bulbs on my AC/heater display (found out after that it's a common issue with this stereo and my car). - Turns out you can not have an iPod connected to USB 2 and have Bluetooth audio. If you want to use Bluetooth audio, unplug the iPod. It will work if you have a flash drive plugged into USB 2 though.

    Side note: The Only difference between the 4000 and the 4100 is the ability to connect android to the 4100. If you are an Apple person, save he money and get the 4000!!

    sounds good if you set it up right

    Written By grit, Kent City, MI on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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    Sound quality is good as long as you take the time to figure out all the settings. There are many. Interface is good . Yes the Bluetooth is different bc you have to delete one to add one if you have three already in the system. One big thing is which is on most touch screens is when its cold you cant control the screen. :-( anyway way better then your boss audio head unit that your up grading from....

    Awesome Product! With suggested tweaks.

    Written By EngineerRay, Charleston, SC on Thursday, March 19, 2015

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    This product was more than I needed, even being the base model of the NEX line. 25% of the features of the receiver were too complex to be compatible with my vehicle's electrical system. ( multiple video inputs and outputs including HDMI, steering wheel control) the OS on the reciever is not as "convieninet" as advertised but mostly so. After impulsively playing with my new toy in my car for 30 minutes or so the OS wasn't really an issue. The level of fine tuning you can do with the audio channels, I/O, and EQ are phenomenal. It comes loaded with "MIXTRAX" which is a media player that allows more listening options like continuously cross fading songs in your playlist. And for iOS users there's CarPlay. It's pretty nifty. It does things like calling, texting, and GPS from the Maps app on iPhone (so you don't need that expensive GPS add-on). But CarPlay is well thought out so everything works 100% hands-free with Siri. Accessing iPhone's entire music library is a plus at school well. After not being satisfied with 2 previous after-market radios, I think this may be my last one!

    Pros: Massive quantity of input and outputs Versatility of fine audio control Security features Straight forward installation Touchscreen better than average (resistive) SD card slot 2 USB ports Plays Videos

    Cons: OS is Friendly but not necessarily your best friend Performing firmware update is a rather drawn-out process CarPlay is awesome but needs tweaks to extend abilities to 3rd party apps. (Facebook, instagram, Twitter) and support for Apple's apps (photos, mail, Safari, calculator, compass) Switching between inputs could be a little easier.

    Nice unit!

    Written By Danny, Florida on Thursday, March 19, 2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

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    Good unit, the biggest thing I can't say about this though is that less is more. This unit has so many different features and screens and modes. That it's almost to intricate to be manipulating while driving. I would have liked something a little more user friendly while on the road. All in all its a great unit.

    Pros: Resolution CarPlay works good Customization Cool factor

    Cons: Ease of use Software is sometimes clitchy

    Pioneer AVH-4000NEX

    Written By antcal, Clarksville, Tennessee on Saturday, March 07, 2015

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    I purchased this unit to replace the factory installed GPS unit. I went this route for a number of reasons: 1) CarPlay; 2) I can use my phone's built in GPS; 3) Faceplate is removable; 4) I like Pioneer equipment. This unit has not disappointed in sound quality, functionality, and aesthetics! I recently changed from Android to iPhone and wanted a product that would work well with the iPhone 6. Siri-enabled CarPlay allows me to focus on the drive and still interact with my phone and radio. I removed the dealer installed GPS because it was outdated and didn't have hands free capability. CarPlay allows a seamless handsfree interaction and allow me to utilize the GPS provided by the phone. This saved me hundreds in cost. I have a Jeep Wrangler and wanted a unit that had a removable face for the "doors and top off" summers. Lastly, I have had Pioneer units installed in previous vehicles before and am very impressed with the sound enhancements the unit will bring across stock speakers. At this point, I do not have a need to replace the speakers as the sound and clarity is more than efficient.

    Pros: - CarPlay - GPS features with phone - Removable faceplate - Pioneer sound quality

    Cons: None to mention.

    Great

    Written By DarrellH, South Carolina on Sunday, March 01, 2015

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    Very good product. The CarPlay feature is why I purchased this as well as the Sirius Ready feature. CarPlay is worlds better than the AppRadio technology Pioneer used prior to Apple's CarPlay develop. The CarPlay feature does work great with my iPhone 6. No need to connect via bluetooth the Apple lighting cable is the only connection needed. One thing that would be great is if Pioneer would add vehicle speed volume control to the system settings. That is something though that I understand very few aftermarket radios have on them. Also wish the unit had volume control as a touch screen feature such as a finger swipe...but those are more of wish list items. The swipe thing could easily be added through a firmware update.

    Pros: CarPlay, ease of use. Feature packed.

    Cons: Lack of round volume contol.

    4000nex

    Written By Kevro, Missouri on Saturday, February 28, 2015

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    Recently had the 4000nex installed in my Lancer, I love it! I use a IPhone 5s and it links up very well from Bluetooth to streaming video. The apple CarPlay feature is a bonus as well, changes the whole setup. Kinda cool being able to go to 4000nex or CarPlay. The control and customization abilities are terrific as well. Good job Pioneer

    Pros: Everything works, and everything is available, also updatable

    Cons: Little issue using my Av adapter at the same time as the USB

    Pioneer AVH-4000NEX

    Written By Anonymous, Minneapolis, MN on Sunday, February 22, 2015

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    Bought this for apple carplay and rear entertainment functionality. Its awesome.

    Pioneer avh 4000nex

    Written By Anonymous, Bothell, WA on Monday, February 09, 2015

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    Great looking stereo. Cool features. Tons of them. A little complicated because there's so many ways to adjust the sound quality. To get the best sound after you adjust gain on your amp is to go into sound settings and adjust the source level input for each source. The sound was very low barely pushing my JL 12w3 with the jX 500/1 amp. I was mad because it was and expensive setup. After I found this everything is good now. App radio software is horrible right now, but there can always be a software update. No biggie.

    Pros: Very cool features, easy to install, best hu on the market right now. Has a detachable face. Locks by pin code also.

    Cons: Hard to set up and adjust sound. Takes a minute. (There is auto equalizer if you purchase the right mix)

    Pioneer avh 4000nex

    Written By Anonymous, Bothell, WA on Monday, February 09, 2015

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    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Great looking stereo. Cool features. Tons of them. A little complicated because there's so many ways to adjust the sound quality. To get the best sound after you adjust gain on your amp is to go into sound settings and adjust the source level input for each source. The sound was very low barely pushing my JL 12w3 with the jX 500/1 amp. I was mad because it was and expensive setup. After I found this everything is good now. App radio software is horrible right now, but there can always be a software update. No biggie.

    Pros: Very cool features, easy to install, best hu on the market right now. Has a detachable face. Locks by pin code also.

    Cons: Hard to set up and adjust sound. Takes a minute. (There is auto equalizer if you purchase the right mix)