Skip Navigation

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

Fits select 2003-08 Pontiac Vibe and Toyota Matrix models — single-DIN radios

47 Reviews

Find what fits your vehicle

Or choose one of your previously selected vehicles:

Can't find your exact vehicle?

Item #: 142PT2049

In Stock

Add to Cart

Ask an expert

Our VA-based experts can help.

1.888.955.6000

ChatEmail

Add to Cart

$14.99

Overview

Scosche PT2049B kit

The Scosche PT2049B kit allows you to install a single-DIN (2" tall) car stereo in your vehicle's dash opening. Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this kit is compatible with your vehicle. Warranty: 60 days.

Note: Most vehicles will require additional installation parts — please identify your vehicle if you haven’t done so. You can also call an Advisor for more information.

Product arrived quickly, instructions were clear, and most importantly...it fit perfectly.

dk, Charlotte, NC

What's in the Box:

  • Radio housing w/ integrated pocket
  • Installation Instructions
Reviews

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit Reviews

Average Customer Review:

47 Reviews

Great product, well made, perfect fit

dk from Charlotte, NC on 9/21/2016

2004 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Product arrived quickly, instructions were clear, and most importantly...it fit perfectly.

Pros: great fit, well packaged.

Cons: side tabs feel like they could snap easily, but holds firmly once in place.

Great Product

JRS from Dorado, PR on 8/1/2016

2004 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Excellent product, nice quality and easy fit. I recommend it.

Pros:

Cons:

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

Anonymous from AZ on 8/1/2016

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

fine

Pros:

Cons:

Easy install

tate from Sarasota, FL on 7/10/2016

2003 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Kit makes install easy and like factory in appearance when you are done

Pros: like factory in appearance when you are done

Cons:

dash kit

jimbo from Crystal River, FL on 6/26/2016

2006 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

What was sent fit perfectly

Pros: good fit

Cons: better installation instruction.....add pictures

Great product!

SillyCar from Rock City Falls, NY on 6/19/2016

2004 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This is a very basic product, but it fits well and does it's job. This is my second one of these. The first was purchased about 13 years ago when I installed a JVC deck from a previous car into my then new 04 Matrix. The first one held up great. One of the plastic tabs that holds it on broke after about 12 years, but that's a pretty good run. After that, the unit just wiggled a bit if you pushed on it. This new one will hopefully hold up just as well with my new Kenwood Excelon KDC-X700 deck. The extra shelf space is great for storing cd's or whatever you need to store under there. I personally put my iPod in there so I can bluetooth my music to my new kenwood deck! Can't really say anything bad about this product. The only possible negative is that it could have a better face appearance, but that would be nit picking.... Great product.

Pros: Fits great, well built. Does what it is supposed to do.

Cons: none...

Too large for the dash trim opening for 2003 Matrix w/ full-size radio

RobCF from San Francisco, CA on 6/16/2016

2003 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Holds the radio, but sits too far forward to allow the trim piece to fit back into place. I was replacing the full-face factory unit in a 2003 Matrix. This unit fits , but the original trim won't fit back over it and sit in place. Will requires some significant cutting to get it to fit correctly. Not sure about other versions of the Matrix/Vibe, but I would consider another brand if you are trying to use it on a 2003 Matrix with a full-size factory radio.

Pros: Low price. Holds new deck in place.

Cons: Requires modification with a dremel or other cutting tool to make the dash trim fit over it.

Works as advertised

Scott B from Columbus, IN on 5/20/2016

2005 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Dash adapter kit for my '05 Pontiac Vibe works as advertised. Easy to mount the adapter in the dash and the receiver in the adapter.

Pros: Easy install, provides storage cubby.

Cons: None noted.

Not the best....

Kkoppy from Missouri on 12/26/2015

2004 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This item is quite cheap in quality. It didn't come with any instructions and the Scosche site offered no help whatsoever. The stereo was loose in his mount and there was no way to decipher the purpose of the small bag of parts included with the item. I used packing material between the bay and the receiver to keep it from shaking. Disappointed....

Pros: It was new....

Cons: Poor quality. No instructions online or in the package.

Crutchfield response on December 28, 2015 Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, especially a situation like this, please contact our customer service or tech support teams right away. They can help you solve the problem and get the stereo installed properly. We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

As advertised

Brian from Jacksonville, FL on 12/13/2015

2005 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

No trim or adjustment needed for my particular install. Haven't installed a stereo in a while so I forgot that there is an insert around the faceplate area that is removable which caused some initial frustration. Simply push from the back side and it pops out. Instructions did not discuss that I noticed.

Pros: Screw alignment was exact. Fit nicely.

Cons: Plastic is pliable but could break. Use patience and gently install.

The pocket is narrow

Beto from Az on 11/2/2015

2003 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It mounted properly and worked how it should but I didn't use it because of the storage pocket. I currently had a single DIN stereo installed with a dash kit but figured I'd replace it with a new one at the same time as I replaced the stereo. Little did I know the storage pocket was too narrow for my liking. The previously used adapter had a pocket that allowed me to reach all the way in whereas this one wouldn't allow it due to how narrow it is.

Pros:

Cons: Very narrow pocket prevents reaching all the way down. Could prevent access to any small object placed in the pocket.

Was a little hard to install

Sveerhoff from Virginia on 10/20/2015

2004 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This proved to be a little tricky to install. The component is actually two pieces screwed together, a frame, and a box like filler section. In my case, the box part came installed upside down, so I had to take it apart and reverse it.

Pros: It fits, but was tricky to install.

Cons: Looks kind of cheap, would be nicer if it had a solid front instead of a box.

Does the job, but not with much style

tinman from Pennsylvania on 8/30/2015

2003 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It works. Looks cheap, has a few gaps. Due to the way you secure the radio in it, it is not overly solid-feeling. Rear bottom support could have been more substantial, or had some sort of adjustable backstop that would also double to keep the radio more solidly in place when you press on the face of the radio. Directions did not mention breaking off unneeded tabs, which I had to do in order to get it into place. Also, for some reason I had a hard time getting one of the screws through the one hole.

Pros: It fit.

Cons: Cheap, not solid, gaps.

Easy install kit for 2007 Vibe

Kevin from Mainland, FL on 8/16/2015

2007 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Suggested kit to install replacement stereo in 2007 vibe. Has all you need.

Pros: Install was easy, everything included.

Cons: None.

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

FB3 from California on 8/12/2015

2006 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works as advertised in my 2006 Vibe

Pros:

Cons:

Nice conversion

fenrir from Erial nj on 5/7/2015

2007 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit 2007 Pontiac vibe nicely. Bonus nook to hold phone and remote.

Pros: Fits. Functions. Looks normal.

Cons: Kinda flimsy but strong enough to serve it's purpose.

Perfect for Toyota Matrix

Anonymous from Provo, Utah on 4/27/2015

2003 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This product works perfect with Toyota matrix. It mounted on fine and lined up with screw holes perfectly. It was a little tight trying to get the cover back on around it but it still fit in great and looks great.

Pros:

Cons:

Amazing!

Anonymous from tuscarora, PA on 4/10/2015

2008 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I love this stereo! It was very easy to install and works amazing.

Pros:

Cons:

Good Enough

JohnD from Oregon on 3/20/2015

2003 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Had to break off a tab that was in the way. One screw hole was a bit too small, but it's plastic so I just forced the screw through it.

Pros: Cheap

Cons: Cheap

Quick and easy

JackP from Michigan on 1/3/2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This replaced a unit on a previous installation that didn't fit well. East to install and works great!

Pros:

Cons:

Cheap Plastic but did the job

Don from North Carolina on 1/2/2015

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It is made of cheap plastic, but fit well in my 04 Vibe after snapping off some of the extra screw tabs. Mounting instructions could be better, but figured out to remove faceplate surround ( new unit comes with its own). Would prefer metal, hopefully it will last.

Pros: Fit well

Cons: Cheap plastic

It Really Didn't Fit

jake383 from Kingston, WA on 10/20/2014

2003 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

My first impression of this kit is that its very very cheap quality. The small compartment under the radio has plastic tabs in it probably for strength but done badly. After 2 hours of trying to install this into my 2003 Matrix i had to quit because there is no way to use the factory brackets and this kit at the same time because they dont mesh well together so the screw holes dont line up. I tried moving the mounting screws on the radio to different holes but none of them made this kit line up properly. Ive done many other radio installs where it looked factory but this one just made me angry that i wasted my money and now have a big hole in my dash. i love Crutchfield but now i hate scosche....

Pros: -I now have scrap plastic for other custom car installations.

Cons: -Its cheap hard plastic -The compartment has plastic tabs in it -It doesn't fit.... -I payed for it.

Crutchfield response on October 21, 2014 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

Doesn't really fit very well

Jonathan from Seattle, WA on 10/3/2014

2005 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

As others have said, cheap plastic that's not very flexible. Fit into the slot easily enough, as did the radio. But the trim bezel does not seat all the way back into its position, leaving gap. Will replace with a better holder as soon as I can find one.

Pros: Easy instructions

Cons: cheap plastic, did not really fit the car well as the original trim bezel on the panel does not firmly seat all the way along the bottom.

A little bit of wrestling to make it work in Pontiac Vibe

Anonymous from Colorado on 8/24/2014

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This installed pretty well. Since it was included free with the radio, I'd consider it a good value. I'd prefer something made of metal like the original bracket in the car. I installed this and the first time the silvery plastic overlay that came with the card (Ponitac Vibe 2004) didn't fit properly and was about a half inch raised along the bottom edge. I didn't see any possible way for it to fit properly and left it alone for a week. It annoyed me so much I took the overlay off and reinstalled it and then it fit just fine. I see other people had the same issue so they should give it another try.

Pros:

Cons:

Good kit

ajmckay from Detroit, MI on 4/30/2014

2006 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This Scosche kit is pretty good. I'm not a huge fan of the fact that it's all plastic, but it's relatively stout where it needs to be for a light weight single DIN. The installation was very smooth with no modifications being necessary and the screw holes all lined up perfectly. The only modification needed to earn 5 stars would be to add something to keep the rear of the radio from being able to lift up.

Pros: Great fit, the outside finish looks nice and the cubby underneath is quite useful and not so deep that things get lost. On the back of the cubby there is a little shark fin that holds the radio up.

Cons: The radio is only held in place by the tabs on the stereo sleeve, while most kits are like this some additional bolting options would be nice to keep the rear of the radio from being able to lift up. Also I'm not exactly sure what the adapter that it comes with is for.

Sony MEX-BT4100P install

Tom T from Colorado Springs, CO on 1/2/2014

2003 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Gave a factory install look to the Sony MEX-BT4100P I installed in my son's Toyota Matrix

Pros: Simple installation

Cons: Had to break off a couple of tabs that were not used to make it install correctly. (they looked to be optional)

Scosche PT2049B In-dash Receiver Kit

pyleman from Michigan on 10/6/2013

2007 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Worked great for installing a JVC unit in my 2007 Pontiac Vibe. Some mounting tabs needed to be removed to allow the head unit to fit. The only challenge in installation is being careful not to drop any screws inside the dash (particularly the lower screws). Installation is very easy, just need a socket wrench, 10mm socket, and extender.

Pros: Good fit, inexpensive, easy install

Cons: None

Just the right fit!

ShannyJ from Athens, AL on 7/6/2013

2006 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It was just what I needed and best of all it was inexpensive.

Pros: Price

Cons: None

In-dash Receiver Kit

DanO from St.Augustine, FL on 2/21/2013

2007 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Form and fit could be better. Cheap Plastic with a tendency to bend.

Pros:

Cons:

Cheap but free

Anonymous from Oklahoma City, OK on 2/2/2013

2005 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

It's cheap plastic that breaks easily. But it was free so...

Pros: Free

Cons: Cheap and breaks easily

In-dash Receiver Kit

Bob from Eatonville, wa on 12/29/2012

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The receiver kit was easy enough to install. Take your time. Pre-fit it. check out the extra tabs that you may have to remove to get your stock trim to fit. Make sure the attachment screw holes for the stock screws are big enough and in the right place. If not, drill them a little bigger. Hard to do, but try not to drop the screws. You can attach the screws with a little tape to the end of your screwdriver or socket with a little tape to hold them on till you get them threaded in. Once done, the receiver kit looked like a factory job. Very nice.

Pros: Looks good. Fits good. Easy to install.

Cons: Some of the extra tabs have to be removed in order for the stock surrounding dash to be placed over the kit. This was for a 03 Vibe. Other vehicles may be different. One of the kit screw holes was smaller that the stock screw and had to be drilled out just a little. I did this so as not to crack the kits bracket.

Simple Solution

Jeremy from Indianapolis, IN on 8/27/2012

2007 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This does what it's supposed to and holds my new radio securely into my car's dash. While it isn't the highest quality product I've ever used, it does the job and I don't foresee any problems with it. I'm glad that Crutchfield includes this since it would have been a pain, and probably cost some money, to get somethings from somewhere else instead.

Pros:

Cons:

so close...

Jason from Philadelphia, PA on 8/16/2012

2003 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I had never replaced a stereo myself before, so forgive me if I don't know the lingo- there's no hole for a bottom left screw when installing this in the 2003 Vibe, but everything else went in just fine. The real problem is that the dash cover doesn't completely close on the right side. Also, I had to cut the front face piece so that the face of the stereo could fold down for CDs

Pros: kinda fits

Cons: kinda doesn't fit

Worked fine

WSC from Seattle on 7/24/2012

2005 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit in nicely in my Vibe. Easy install. Extra stuff on this but instructions were clear that not all holes/tabs would be needed.

Pros: Installation, looks fine

Cons:

Vibe In Dash kit

Mike E from Bellevue, NE on 5/29/2012

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Kit went in easy.

Pros: The holes lined up perfect with the factory mounting holes. The radio fit perfect in the kit.

Cons: Several extra holes on the side of the kit needed to be removed so that the factory trip would fit.

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

Aaron G from Marcellus, MI on 3/20/2012

2003 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

My first one came in broke, the plastic mounting tabs are not very strong. Crutchfeild sent out another and I got the stereo installed.

Pros: Came with the new stereo at no extra cost.

Cons: Cheap and it doesn't fit the best (The factory bezel doesn't fully seat back to the dash) it is really close though

Great!

David K. from New Jersey on 3/3/2012

2007 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great fit and looks great! Highly reccomended!

Pros: Fit, ease of install, looks great

Cons: None

Good fit

Anonymous from Illinois on 1/24/2012

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Good fit. Instructions should indicate tabs must be removed to get dash trim back on.

Pros:

Cons:

In Dash Receiver Kit

MartyM from Orlando Florida on 5/16/2011

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great kit. Had no idea that the Matrix and the Vibe were sister cars. Good thing that I had the kit or I could see myself having lots of installation problems. Once again, Crutchfield comes through.

Pros:

Cons:

Looks better than before!

WelshVibe from Obelisk, PA on 4/13/2011

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Get that bulky, dim, stuffy, featureless factory stereo out of there and get something awesome instead. This unit installs easily and is a no-brainer. As a bonus you gain a storage space underneath for an iPod, remote or whatever else.

Pros:

Cons:

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

Anonymous from Columbus, OH on 4/19/2010

2005 Pontiac Vibe

This item works fine. It just feels a bit cheap and isn't the most attractive thing. Had to remove a few of the included brackets so my screwdriver fit properly to tighten. This was no big deal though since they weren't needed. Gets the job done.

Pros:

Cons:

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

Rich from Arlington, VT on 1/11/2010

2006 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great product. Easy to install and looks great. Would recommend to any Vibe or Matrix owner.

Pros:

Cons:

Ugly and Cheap

Harvey from St Petersburg, FL on 5/4/2009

2003 Toyota Matrix
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

First, It probably works fine, but I did not attempt to install it. My wife and I both agreed after one look at it that it looked cheap and ugly. Thankfully, my car already had one of these installed with another aftermarket stereo. It was just little things like the exterior finish and the older one had beveled edges around the opening to the storage bay. Make no mistake, the previous one is just cheap plastic as well, but it looks worlds better than this one. I threw this one away. My car is not fancy (2003 Toyota Matrix), but this thing is ugly. I'm sure its mother loves it.

Pros:

Cons:

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

no from fredericksburg va on 4/21/2009

2008 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I have a 2008 pontiac vibe the installation was extremely easy. I love this product. I was initially alarmed as the side tabs kept the stereo cover from sliding into place. As another reviewer stated remove the tabs prior to installation.

Pros:

Cons:

Super Kit

HsSrvnt from Grants Pass, OR on 2/6/2009

2005 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

What a great and easy setup. I now have an extra compartment to hold ....? whatever. Stereo fit perfectly and the whole thing went in very easily. It feels very secure after tightening everything down and is completely flush with dash. So nice not to have a stereo that says, "Hey I'm new in here, come look at me, check me out and get me out." It really looks like the stereo came with the car, only better looking than the OEM.

Pros:

Cons:

Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit

Jim from St. Louis, MO. on 9/22/2008

2004 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Extremely easy to install. Looks good. Does the job. Break off the pieces like the review below says. Instructions could be updated a bit to reflect this. I used a couple of washers to help straighten out the rear bracket.

Pros:

Cons:

Easy to install Kit

Daniel from Rio Rancho, NM on 9/11/2006

2006 Pontiac Vibe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This kit was easy to install and the instructions were straight forward. Break off excess mounting tabs to allow easier access to right side bottom mounting screw. It is easy to drop the screw if you don't have a magnetized driver. When you have the kit in place save the right bottom screw for last, then place the screw in front of the hole with your left hand by going over the top of the kit that way you don't have a balancing act by going through the front. Then bring your driver through the front while holding the screw in place with your left hand.

Pros:

Cons:

Details

Hands-on research

Accessories
Q & A

Customer Q&A

Crutchfield asked  
Why did you buy this?

I needed this to install my new radio that is a single din and the factory one was a double din. Nice product and easy to install. [ Javier  Sep 08, 2016 ]
It was included with my order automatically. I assume Crutchfield knows what its doing. [ Mark  Mar 17, 2016 ]
its what fits [ Phillip  Jan 29, 2016 ]
Library

Searches related to the Scosche PT2049B Dash Kit Fits select 2003-08 Pontiac Vibe and Toyota Matrix models — single-DIN radios