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Scosche TA2053B Dash Kit

Fits select 2009-up Toyota Tacoma vehicles — double-DIN radios (Gray)

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Scosche TA2053B

This mounting kit allows you to install a double-DIN (4" tall) aftermarket 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: 30 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.

Looks good, matches the color very well in my 09 Tacoma. Only thing is the sides are not perfectly flush, they stick out just barely (1/16 of an inch) But looks good none the less

Kevin, Arizona

What's in the Box:

  • Radio housing
  • Trim-ring
  • 2 Brackets
  • Installation Instructions
Reviews

Scosche TA2053B Dash Kit Reviews

Average Customer Review:

20 Reviews

Looks nice, fits well

Written by: Kevin from Arizona on September 13, 2015

2009 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Looks good, matches the color very well in my 09 Tacoma. Only thing is the sides are not perfectly flush, they stick out just barely (1/16 of an inch) But looks good none the less

Pros: Matches color Fits dash Non textured, smooth looks better

Cons: Left and right sides just barely stick out

Fits good, looks good, easy to install

Written by: Michael from New Mexico on August 31, 2015

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This fit my 2010 Tacoma perfectly. It is smooth where the OEM part was textured, if you didn't know that it would look original. Like others I was concerned about the plastic brackets (the factory stereo was held in with metal brackets) but it hasn't fallen out yet!

Pros: Fits perfectly - like OEM Looks good, color matches perfectly Good price

Cons: Plastic brackets to replace metal just seems wrong

so so kit

Written by: Mick S. from Tampa Bay on November 10, 2014

2009 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Its ok but not perfect

Pros: Perfect fit in dash

Cons: Not textured like the OEM unit and no instructions.

Kit

Written by: Mike from Nome Alaska on June 11, 2014

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Worked perfect!

Pros: Snap right in!

Cons: None

Looks nice but some quality problems

Written by: alaskagoldman from Fairbanks, AK on June 2, 2014

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This kit made the installation look almost as good as factory installed system. It was definitely necessary to make sure the installation doesn't look like a hack job.

Pros: The Gray in dash module looks great!

Cons: The bracket to fit onto the CD-receiver (Kenwood DPX500BT) seemed very flimsy and I would not trust it if I was to drive on many dirt roads. The hardware included to connect the plastic brackets to the CD-receiver were a very poor fit and wouldn't even stay in. Alignment inside of the in dash receiver unit is difficult because of the problem with the fitment of the brackets to the receiver. Plenty of room for improvement in this part of the kit.

Install equip

Written by: Drinknmolson from 80033 on April 1, 2014

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Pretty darn close to a perfect match to the vent surrounds which is what i was hoping for. Crutchfield is awesome!!

Pros: Awesomeness!!

Cons: None

Dash mount

Written by: Anonymous from Vermont on February 9, 2014

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The dash mount was good, but the non detail of how to was bad. Good thing I was able to find a blip on U-Tube that detailed the dismount issues.

Pros: Matched my dash

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Plastic week

Written by: Will bill from Omaha.ne. on October 16, 2013

Weak plastic had to very careful not to break we will see how long the side brackets last

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Cons: Weak

fits perfectly

Written by: buz from houston, tx on October 15, 2013

2009 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Product fits great and is a color match. No issues whatsoever.

Pros: Works great

Cons: none

Great looking kit

Written by: james from Atlanta, GA on October 4, 2013

a little wobbly due to plastic brackets. Overview says this kit uses factory brackets. Wrong. comes with plastic mounting brackets that help correct viewing angle issues. Only problem is that the brackets are a little bit flimsy so you may want to do some creative reinforcing of their strength to keep them from creaking and wobbling at times under VERY bumpy conditions. Don't use factory metal brackets, even after modifying them to fix viewing angle, they still never fit quite right. This is the kit to buy for your tacoma.

Pros: looks great. helps correct viewing angle.

Cons: supplied brackets are a little bit flimsy

Great kit

Written by: Scott N from Beverly MA on July 6, 2013

2009 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Matches my 2009 dash perfectly. Fits nice and tight and looks clean. And it came free with my head unit purchase!

Pros: Great color and fit It Was Free!!!!!

Cons: None

Thank you Crutchfield!!!

Written by: Ryan from Roseville on May 15, 2013

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

This is a perfect replacement kit and nothing is nicer than free.

Pros: Color matches perfectly

Cons: Sturdier plastic pieces to hold the unit in place stronger would be nice

Decent kit

Written by: ToddB from Fort Worth, TX on April 16, 2012

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Directions were not very clear as to how the sides attach to the kit. Pretty flimsy until you actually screw the radio into the sides. Silver paint coat was extremely thin and showed 2 scratches from minimal contact with the radio while sliding it through. Once the radio angle was fine tuned and I tightened the side screws, it fit well into the dash.

Pros: Color match

Cons: Design, paint coat

Looks Perfect

Written by: Okazu from Aiea, Hawaii on April 6, 2012

2011 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Fit is Excellent

Pros: Pops right in

Cons: Needs extra clips- one fell in the dash and can't find it

2012 Tacoma

Written by: JeffP from Temecula, CA on March 16, 2012

2011 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I got this for free with my headunit purchase so the price was great! This is a scosche kit and they do not make one for the 2012 Tacoma yet, however this one works for now. Toyota changed the dash slightly on the 2012 so this kit fits in with the same bolt locations and everything, but the contour lines are off and there are some gaps. Last I heard, Scosche is working on a 2012 kit and it should be out about May 2012. I will switch to a 2012 kit when it comes out, but this one works fine for now.

Pros: good color match

Cons: not available for the 2012 yet

in dash kit

Written by: traveller from Arkansas on February 13, 2012

2011 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Should of gotten the black, but gray looks good (gray interior) it's a keeper

Pros: easy to install

Cons: none

necessary kit!

Written by: swinerider from Richmond, VA on January 24, 2012

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

A bit confusing, I had to remove all kinds of stuff from the unit to fit in, mounts are quite flimsy but work ok once in, face plate trim panel scratches extremely easy (its black under the this silver paint!) and doesnt hook securely on the bottom as it should. It works but certainly could be better.

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Okay but not without concerns

Written by: Bill R from Nashville, TN on June 30, 2011

2010 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

The piece matches up well with the rest of the ("silver color finish") dash. My biggest complaint is that the instruction guide was lame - it stated the support brackets "snap in" and they do not. When I called Crutchfield for help, they were sure of it either and went to go get one and try it. They too saw that it wasn't accurate so we had to just "guess" that you "kinda attach them to your double din unit while holding it in place & up against the faceplate. Sure, if you have 3 hands and not everyone is born that lucky. I mean really?! It did take just a bit of manipulating and "trial" to get it to work, but it finally did. Also there was a small pack of two little silver screws - what are these for? In comparison to the factory where the sides have a "curled" pieces, this is just cut off, nothing actually curls and goes back fitted in the dash, it's just a cut off edge on both sides. I must also admit I am a bit concerned about the "plastic" lasting or holding up and not having the silver type finish wear off or fade out - there is another mfg who makes theirs (probably the unit supports mainly) in metal which would probably be better. As much as I'm pleased with the finished look, which it does look good, they lose points for poor and misleading install info and fairly cheap durability and questionable expectations. With a little effort to not "shortcut," it could even be alot better piece of product.

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Almost perfect...

Written by: Rob from Louisiana on February 17, 2011

Great mounting kit, the silver matched my 2011 Tacoma perfectly. Small problem with the faceplate snapping in tightly on the left side. It leaves about an 1/8 inch gap as opposed to the right side which fits perfectly snug. Had the same issue with a Scosche kit on my 2007 Tacoma??? Fairly minor issue and I don't think anyone but me will ever notice. Other than that, it looks great and I'm happy with the way it turned out. Install was easy. I'd advise that you save screws, clips, etc. from your stock radio. You'll likely need to use them.

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Scosche TA2053B Dash Kit

Written by: Bill A from North Las Vegas, NV on February 5, 2011

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Installation was fairly easy. The installation kit provided everything I needed and instructions were easy to understand. With the supplied connectors I didn't have to cut any vehicle wiring.

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What's in the box?

Download the Scosche TA2053B Dash Kit manual

  • Radio housing
  • Trim-ring
  • 2 Brackets
  • Installation Instructions

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