Easy and cheap
2014 Subaru Impreza
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Easy and cheap
Pros: Easy and cheap
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Easy and cheap
Pros: Easy and cheap
Not the best adapter I've seen. The main issue is it mounts the deck back a little bit from the face of the dash by about 1/4" or so (see other reviews here saying the same thing). The mount is flush with the dash but the head unit is not flush with the mount. Doesn't sound like much, but it just doesn't make it look like a polished install. I was using mine with an Alpine CDE-W2565BT in a 2015 Subaru Forester.
Pros: Mounts the stereo
Cons: Fit is so so
It works as intended but does not sit flush with my Pioneer 3800 Double din receiver. The face of the stereo is inset about 3/4 inch into my dash. I am not sure this can be modified without filing down the tabs on the plastic ring that sits up against the faceplate. If you own a 2015-2016 WRX/STI look elsewhere.... I have seen other options that look better!
Good fit. Little to no gap between factory dash and kit. It does bend a little though while in use.
Pros: Easy install.
Cons: Top bends a little when screen rorates to access cd and SD card.
The kit fits in the car fine, however, I have this whole recessed into the dash look going on that I do not like. I don't know if cause the kit isin't compatible with the player, the kit cannot fit over the face of the screen like the screen is to big through the kit. Installed with the pioneer 5100nex.
Pros: Fits car.
Cons: Not sure if player is compatible with kit, or needs some modification.
It fits, but makes it impossible to access the button to remove the screen from my Pioneer NEX 4100
Pros: It fits, looks clean with the subaru dash
Cons: I can't take the screen off the front of my Pioneer NEX without taking everything apart.
Does the job
Looks great and fit very nice, wish the mounting tabs were metal to make it more sturdy, instead I hacked the bottom tabs off and cut a notch in and reused the OEM bracket underneath the Scosche kit.
Pros: Looks OEM Easy to install Very inexpensive
Cons: Plastic kind of bends easily, found that the OEM bracket fit just fine underneath this with some slight modification for a much more solid feel May have some alignment problems with the radio opening and binding if it's not install exactly right
This does not fit 2013 crosstrek limited with factory nav as stated..
Cons:Crutchfield response on August 24, 2015 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.
Used this kit to install my Pioneer AVIC-Z140BT into my 2015 WRX. Kit is simple and fits perfectly.
I absolutely love it ! Everything was so easy in order to get my radio install and the shipping was fast! Was here in about 2 days! Will order from crutch field again!
Good fit in my 2014 Subaru Crosstrek. Easy assembly and installation. Decent instructions.
Pros: Easy installation, good fit
Crutchfield reports this as supporting the crosstrek with factory nav, but it doesn't fit. the factory nav dash panel is different from the standard dash panel, and has more rounded corners. I had to trim the corners to fit. You can order a replacement dash panel for $80 from subaru, and then use this kit to fit, but that's probably your best option other than trimming down since nobody seems to make a compatible dash kit for the factory nav.
Cons: Didn't work with the car that Crutchfield says it does.Crutchfield response on April 1, 2015 We're sorry to hear the kit didn't fit quite right, and thanks for letting us know about it. Our Tech Support team will be reaching out to you to get more information so that we can research the matter further.
This dash kit fit the dash and the radio - what more could anyone ask...
Pros: fits perfectly
I used this kit to install a Kenwood in my Subaru Crosstrek XV. It made it even easier than the old style install kits with the metal you had to bend. This kit had the side bracket with 4 screws so it mounted the new Kenwood right back in the dash just like the factory stereo was. Well worth it, great design!
Pros: Great design, easy install, saves a lot of time with the new side mounts.
This item was a perfect fit for the 2012 Subaru Impreza OEM brackets for the head unit without navigation. This was an easy installation.
Pros: Perfect fit
Not a good fit for my 2015 Subaru Forester. We are still trying to modify the piece to fit the Jensen VX 7020. It fits the console well, but the radio won't come forward far enough to look right. It is probably the fault of the radio (?).
Pros: Fits console
Cons: Didn't fit my radio correctly
I have used other Metra dash kits in the past. Using this on the Jensen VX7020 made the unit sit too far back and not flush in the dashboard. I used a dremel tool to removed 7mm from the rear of the faceplate to allow the unit to come forward and sit flush.
Pros: Easy to use
Cons: in this particular installation, I had to customize faceplate.
Too bad I don't have anywhere to put the little extra cubby that it came with. Fit stereo perfectly. Fills in gaps and looks like the car came with it.
Pros: fits perfect
Cons: wish it only came with the parts I need. Feel wasteful not using all of it
Perfect fit. All parts mated up easily in my 2013 Subaru Crosstrek. No issues.
Pros: Fits as described
Cons: thin plastic on top and bottom edges seems easy to break. Though nothing the product can do about that short of using carbon fiber or steel.
Love that Crutchfeld gives this for free with radio purchase. The price is ridiculous for a plastic ring, but it does what it's supposed to; fills the space and looks good
Pros: fits perfect, easy to install
Cons: expensive when not included with radio purchase, plastic is thin on top
Fit and finish is good, but required some cutting and trimming. Specifically, I had to shave back the little loops that the trim ring uses to hook onto the main body of the mount. But, what do you expected from a cheap thermo-formed plastic part. Looks good once massaged into place.
Pros: fit and finish is good
Cons: requires massaging to fit
Works, fits... The only problem I have with it is that the plastic is very weak on the top thin strip of plastic
Cons: Weak plastic contruction
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It was what I needed to install my new stereo. [ Heather Jul 19, 2016 ]
part of accessory pack [ Richard Mar 16, 2016 ]
For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Nov 24, 2015 ] Staff