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Sony MEX-BT4100P

CD receiver (New Stock)

Item #: 158BT4100P

151 Reviews | 16 questions - 66 answers

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Original Price: $119.99

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Your smartphone and this Sony working together

The MEX-BT4100P CD receiver offers Sony's latest take on smartphone integration. Its App Remote feature displays your smartphone apps along with your audio sources, so you can launch apps with the receiver's controls. Even cooler, you can use your Smartphone as a remote control, choosing sources, changing radio stations, and viewing song and artist info. If your Android's paired up, it'll even read incoming text messages aloud, so you can keep your focus on the road. And connecting your smartphone is easy — just download a free app, then plug your iPhone® to the USB input, or establish a Bluetooth® link with your Android™ to get started.

Sony MEX-BT4100P

Match the color to your car

If you crave style as well as substance, the '4100 is right up your alley. Sony's Dynamic Color Illuminator technology gives you 35,000 display and button colors to choose from, so you can match the receiver's colors to your dash or to your own sense of style.

Hands-free phone calls and music streaming

You can make and take hands-free calls with this receiver and your compatible Bluetooth phone, so you can keep your attention on the road — an important safety feature. And you'll also enjoy wireless audio streaming from your mobile devices. You can even control your Pandora® Internet radio stations from this receiver, and give "thumbs up" and "thumbs down" ratings.

Sonic satisfaction at your fingertips

No matter what the source, the MEX-BT4100P has the tools to make your music sound great. You can adjust the sound with a 7-band equalizer, digital time alignment, frequency filters, and other sonic tools, while this receiver's built-in amp offers impressive power. If you're building a full system, the three sets of preamp outputs really come in handy.

Sony MEX-BT4100P CD receiver with App Remote

Access your apps with this Sony, and use your smartphone as a remote control.

Want to keep your steering wheel controls?
In most vehicles, you can use an adapter (not included) to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Sony stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and the receiver, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. Check the "Accessories" tab for compatible adapters.

Note: Bluetooth compatibility of this device may vary, depending on your phone and service provider.

Note: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver or its optional iPod adapter.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in amplifier (17 watts RMS CEA-2006/52 peak x 4 channels)
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • App Remote mode for iPhone and Android
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs including discs loaded with MP3 and WMA music files
    • detachable face with variable color illumination
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • EQ7 7-band equalizer
    • time alignment and DM+ soundstage enhancer
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • loudness
    Expandability:
    • compatible with SiriusXM satellite radio tuner
    • Pandora® Internet radio control with iPhone, Android, and Blackberry smartphones
    • inputs: front-panel USB and auxiliary inputs
    • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear, and subwoofer)
    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.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P Reviews

    Average Customer Review:

    151 Reviews

    Great product!

    Written by: Luke from Lansing, MI on February 9, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Wish I had bought two for the price!

    Pros: Has everything.

    Cons: None I can think of.

    Great for the money.

    Written by: OahuB from Oahu, HI on February 7, 2014

    1990 Chevrolet Cheyenne
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I have had this receiver a couple months now and it is great. I mostly use it for the blue tooth phone (excellent) and the radio (very clear). I had to knock off one star because it completely resets itself if you disconnect the battery (ugggh).

    Pros: All around great receiver, and with Crutchfield's free extra install parts it was a breeze.

    Cons: It takes about 20 minutes of dedicated attention to do a basic set up for this device, all of which is lost if the battery gets disconnected.

    Easy swap great sound

    Written by: Bill P from Mt Airy , MD on February 1, 2014

    2001 Chevrolet Tahoe
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I installers this unit in a 2001 Tahoe it was easy because of the tech support from crutchfield . Main body and wiring harness were easy to install but when I finished there was no sound one call to the tech line fixed this the guy new exactly what the problem was . Sound is good and I like the Bluetooth interface also the tuner works well

    Pros: USB. And Bluetooth includes mic so you can make calls through it

    Cons: No scan feature and with so many features it takes a long time to scroll through sources

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    Written by: HollisterJohn from Hollister, CA on January 31, 2014

    2000 Mazda Miata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Good value, good sound. But the instruction manual is so long. Why is everything so complicated? Fancy lights, tiny controls, when all I really need is a radio & CD player. Who the heck cares about "coolness factor?"

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    Nice stereo

    Written by: Todd from Texas on January 29, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This stereo has a really good sound, it looks nice, and after adjusting to the menu setup, is easy to program.

    Pros: Great quality sound

    Cons: Setup is a little cumbersome until you ge used to it

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Brian from Navarre, FL on January 27, 2014

    2004 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Rhonda was very knowledgeable and helpful choosing the right unit for my 2004 F150. I wanted Front USB and Bluetooth connectivity for my I Phone 5. I also wanted to be able to upgrade the the unit with additional amps and subs if I choose. This unit provided all of that and for only $20.00 more than a unit with no CD Player and no RCA jacks in the back and this unit has multiple RCA jacks in the back for upgrades. Excellent Bluetooth Connectivity for my I Phone 5. I have not asked my callers how it sounds on their end but on my end bluetooth calls are excellent. The multiple color settings are perfect for my truck and the advanced EQ adjustability allows you to tune the music just how you like it. The Bluetooth syncs right up every time I start the truck. The Sony also has 3 more watts of power than the Pioneer I was considering. I am a complete novice and it was very easy to wire up and install with the Kits included by Crutchfield. I also called with a couple of stupid questions and they answered right away and helped me out.

    Pros: Connectivity with I Phone 5, 17 watts of power, color choices, EQ Settings and ease of install.

    Cons: My vision is not great and the Single Din size vs. the Factory Double Din size makes the buttons small and harder for me to read. I have that problem with most electronics though.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Los Angeles, CA on January 27, 2014

    2005 Honda Pilot
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Be sure to connect power antenna wire for newer vehicles to improve reception, but still not as good as factory stereo reception. Very cool that bt automatically connects and light color can be customized.

    Pros: Cool phone features. Excellent value.

    Cons: iPhone requires USB cable to stream Pandora (while android phone can stream thru bt).

    sony stereo

    Written by: Ben W from Enfield, CT on January 26, 2014

    2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Radio performs great, much better than stock. Bluetooth works better than any uconnect I've ever used.

    Pros: Easy too install, sony name, good construction

    Cons: Menu buttons a little confusing at first.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from valdosta, ga on January 26, 2014

    1991 Buick Regal
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this unit for my truck and ended up using it in my golf cart. I had a older Alpine and this thing just blew it away.

    Pros: great sound and price

    Cons: none

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Lafayette, LA on January 25, 2014

    1999 Volkswagen Beetle
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Awesome radio; Awesome price

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    Sony mex bt4100p

    Written by: DH from Granbury tx on January 25, 2014

    2001 Dodge Ram
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I love the radio. It sounds and looks great. The display is a little "busy", and it is a little cumbersome to use at first. I wired up the amp wire and was able to leave the "beep" feature on with no security reminder. I have an iPhone 4S and have noticed that if I go to truck to start it and stay in truck it will automatically connect via blue tooth, however if I go to truck, start it and go back in house to let it warm up, I have to go to settings and click on sony in my phone to connect when I go back out to leave. I think the 2 biggest drawbacks if this unit is the fact that it will not display the clock and rds at same time. And scrolling through the menu to get to the one I want seems time consuming. The app feature is Absolutly useless, it doesn't work very well and it doesn't do anything the supplied remote won't do

    Pros: Sound and looks awsome. Bluetooth is very clear on other end. ( others have told me it sounds like I'm in my house with phone to my head, and I drive a dodge diesel ( very loud in cab). Radio display works great

    Cons: Can't see clock. Or if u have click in display u won't see song title and artist. Can be a little complicated to use

    Great Stereo

    Written by: DaveG from Colorado Springs, CO on January 23, 2014

    1994 Ford Ranger
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this for my 94 Ranger which had an aftermarket Kenwood that was also bought back in 94. I was looking for something with Bluetooth connectivity and a front facing USB port. When I found the Sony MEX-BT4100 it had just had a big price drop, which is just fine with me as it has everything I was looking for, which makes for a great investment. So far i've had no problems with the unit. The only problem I did have was during installation. The last installer left a real rats' nest for me, but one call to the help line and the pro had me back on track in no time. I will definitely recommend Crutchfield to everyone.

    Pros: Great sound, easy pairing to my cell phone, Looks great, easy to install

    Cons: none

    Great stereo for the money

    Written by: Greg L from Memphis,TN on January 22, 2014

    2003 Mitsubishi Lancer
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I had gotten use to the Bluetooth connectivity in my previous car (2012 Mazda 3) and when I started driving my 2003 Lancer, I really missed the hands free calling and Bluetooth audio so I had to get rid of the stock stereo and get something that would be comparable, or better, than what I had in the Mazda. For the price, the Sony MEX-BT4100 CD is a great unit. The installation was pretty easy, though routing the antennae wire for the optional SiriusXM tuner was a bit time consuming. Overall it was a pretty easy job. The only complaint I have is that the first unit I received did not play the radio evenly across left and right channels, everything else seemed to be ok, like the CD and Bluetooth audio, so The folks at Crutchfield sent me a new unit. While I was waiting for it to arrive, I did some more testing and it turned out that only one FM station had the issue with the uneven volume across left and right channels, and I didn't care much about that station, so I went ahead and activated the SiriusXM tuner, but when I tried to access the SAT stations, there was no option for it! So when the new unit arrived, I hooked it up and was able to access the SiriusXM. I still have the problem with the one radio station, but since I don't listen to that station I really don't care. Over all this stereo is excellent, the hands free phone sound quality is great, and the stereo sounds awesome!

    Pros: Lots of configurability in the controls, great value, excellent sound quality

    Cons: First unit I received was defective.

    Sony w/ Bluetooth in Honda ELement - Sweet!

    Written by: Dskseller from Lake Geneva, WI on January 22, 2014

    2003 Honda Element
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    2003 Element had flaky radio, no AM reception, various issues. Bought this unit. Install stuff made the install easy (less than one hour, local mechanic and I did it.) Ran Microphone to visor edge nearest driver. While folks can tell you are on hands free, no complaints RE ability to use,, understand and have a good two way communication, even at 75MPH in a very noisy car. Wiring Harness and instructions made first time install a snap. Put in unit, still no AM. Hmmmmmm. Checked online re Element, saw it had a roof mounted POWERED antennae (i.e. 12 volts to antennae, must have amplifier in base). antennae slightly loose on roof as well. Ordered new antennae and when it came in took to same local mechanic. Taking apart headliner too get to unit took 20 minutes (lots of plastic trim pieces to remove.) One large nut holds on antennae to body. removes, found some corrosion on antenna plug, checked 12 volts good to antenna with Volt meter, scuffed up where antenna grounds to body via the nut that holds on antennae to body, put it all back together after checking and now - all AM and FM reception perfect!

    Bought radio to fix AM and volume control issues with old radio, plus get hands free blue tooth for cell due to newly enacted Illinois law that requires hands free for cell use. Read manual and it will do whatever you want and then some. Pairs flawlessly with iPhone 4S. Downloaded their ap for iPhone, but haven't tried to use. Good sound, features, front USB/Aux

    Pros: Sound, Blue Tooth, Hands Free Pandora, nice look, loved the free install bits that work

    Cons: OK, you should read the manual, at it's core this device is a sophisticated computer with custom applications to create it's various operational features. Read the book, have less frustration and use more of the unit's capability

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: DanC. from Bayport, NY on January 21, 2014

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

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Great Receiver, very easy to install.

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    Awesome

    Written by: Darkwolf703 from Peoria, AZ on January 21, 2014

    2008 Hyundai Sonata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Awesome deck, Love the 7 band EQ. The interface is a little confusing but able to figure it our quickly. The install was a bit tricky because of the lack of remote wire, had to tie in the car wire which made it a bit tough because of the wire length. Not a deal breaker at all because you can always just add some if you have issues. I had enough to not have to add any. Over all I'm super happy with this deck and it sounds great.

    Pros: 7 band eq, looks nice, sounds great, easy to use features

    Cons: No Remote wire, not intuitive display

    Prepare for the color show

    Written by: Chris W from San Antonio, TX on January 21, 2014

    2005 Toyota Matrix
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Took an hour to install in my Toyota Matrix. Easy! Ease to set up Bluetooth connection to iPhone ..no so much, but once connected..way cool. LED colors on deck are way cool!!!! Plays pandora, iTunes, I heart radio. CD, MP3. Bass, treble knobs hard to find to balance audio to the way you want it. But once there..BOOM sounds great.

    Pros: Looks really cool at night., easy install. Comes with microphone for hands free Bluetooth function.

    Cons: Take time to read manual to see all the unit will do, if not fumble around for a few hours to figure it out.

    Nice stereo for the money

    Written by: Anonymous from Berthoud, CO on January 20, 2014

    2004 Ford F-350
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Definitely a good unit for the money. Plenty of features and it has enough line out jacks to connect additional amplifiers for a top notch car audio system. For the price I highly recommend it. I also love the built in bluetooth.

    Pros: Ability to add additional amps Built in bluetooth

    Cons: Hard to see the buttons in the dark

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Sheryl from Englewood, CO on January 20, 2014

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This car stereo is awesome! Everything works perfectly. Was very easy to install with the instructions and installation items included from Crutchfield. The instructions manual is easy to understand and all the functions are user friendly. Love the phone pairing with the system. Great to be able to use my cell phone hands-free and the sound is great for both the person with whom I am talking and me. Love the pairing for the iPod. Sound is great for both the receiver, iPod and iPhone. All in all this system is wonderful! I would definitely recommend it and would purchase it again!

    Pros: Everything!

    Cons: None!

    Great stereo great features

    Written by: Dennis from Nixa Missouri on January 19, 2014

    1984 Ford Bronco II
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    You never go wrong with a Sony. Great t features super clear phone calls. I recommend this unit. Clear crisp sound. Makes my 30 year old Ford Bronco II sound a s good a s my 2013 Wrangled.

    Pros: I like the ability to change the color to match my vehicles dash lights. Usb and aux ports and Sirius FM give me lots of choices.

    Cons: Would like to be able to turn off some of its features and wish that it had HD radio

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Racin88 from LL, New Mexico on January 19, 2014

    1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    So far so good. Seems like a pretty nice stereo. Has a lot of features that most other brands and places charge much more for. The Blue Tooth was easy to set up and the wiring instructions and all the connection equipment sent by CrutchField made the install painless. Only thing with this stereo is the USB interface does not work with the Nokia Lumia 928. Can't even use it to charge the phone.

    Pros: Nice Stereo and lots of features for the price.

    Cons: USB interface does not work with everything such as the Nokia Lumia 928.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Dave D from Little Falls NY on January 18, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this for my daughter so she could have built in Bluetooth.I personally like the looks of the stereo and I've never bought a Sony before.My daughter loves it she likes the colors and she has no problem getting it to do what she wants,and her Iphone had no problem with syncing it and she loves the Bluetooth and she can stream off her phone and for the money the display is pretty sweet in my opinion. Shes happy with it and shes hands free talking.I couldn't be happier with the stereo for the money and she loves it was worth it

    Pros: Nice display,colors,Bluetooth is nice and sound quality of calls are great for the price I would recommend this stereo

    Cons: Shes hasn't told me any yet

    sony

    Written by: Colby from saratoga on January 18, 2014

    1995 BMW 318TI
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Great price. Great product.

    Pros: Many features, phone quality is great.

    Cons: None

    MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: W.Brady from Inverness, Fl on January 17, 2014

    1995 Jeep Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Had my unit pro' installed. I love it , even with stock speakers. If I want to use all of It's power, I will have to get better speakers. The sound is so much better than the factory radio. Both FM and AM stations come in 10 time better( factory radio only received 3 stations). I am still learning how to use all of the functions. I admit l am no tech'ie learning through trial and error, but l am figuring it out. It dose work with my Samsung Galaxy blue tooth android. I heart and Pandora. Also added siriusxm tuner works great. Ease of use was the only thing that stopped me from giving 5 stars. Thanks to Jenny, at Crutchfield for her help for getting me what l needed

    Pros: ,Works with android, variety fo display colors, great reception.

    Cons: The instructions were a little hard for me to understand, but l am not a real tech. guy. I am figuring it out.

    1st Bluetooth Radio

    Written by: Hal_B from Marietta on January 15, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Just purchased and installed (Jan 2014) my 1st car stereo with Bluetooth. The installation in my 2005 Subaru Outback was a breeze with the instruction provided by Sony and Crutchfield. The Sony MEX-BT4100P was a great upgrade to my vehicle and I am loving the hands free interface with my Droid Razr M.

    Pros: The menus are highly intuitive and easy to navigate. I only had to look up a couple items in the owner's manual.

    Cons: The Sony owner's manual describes how to turn off the alarm tone that is supposed to remind you to remove the detachable face, but this menu option cannot be found or does not exist. This alarm is mildly annoying.

    Crutchfield response on January 20, 2014 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

    Pretty Happy

    Written by: Gary from Portland, Oregon on January 15, 2014

    1996 Nissan Hardbody
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I was very pleased with almost everything. I believe the only thing I was not thrilled by was the bluetooth microphone that came with the stereo. It was defective and had to be replaced. Because of the inconvenience, especially considering that I was not able to do the installation myself and did not want to pay to have the new microphone installed properly, I had to wind up running the wire over my dash and putting the microphone in a less than ideal location. Crutchfield is requiring me to send the first microphone back, which I guess I understand, but it is just more inconvenience for me. I did love that Crutchfield tech support provides the option to have them call you back instead of waiting on hold, and they called very quickly, and were very helpful and friendly. The only other potential problem is that the stereo cuts out when the volume gets too high. I'm not sure if that is a built in safety feature or if there is something wrong. It has to be pretty loud for this to happen, so I'm not overly concerned about it at this point.

    Pros: Price was much better than a local dealer; the option to have tech support call you rather than waiting on hold; fast call back from tech support, and friendly helpful employees

    Cons: Defective microphone, and the need to send back the old one, wait for the new one, and the final result of a less than professional installation of the microphone

    Had bad luck with this one

    Written by: Cap'n Dave from Emmett, ID on January 11, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this unit to replace the factory unit. Installation was easy and quick and the sound is fine for the price range. Bluetooth streaming and phone pairing are great. However, I noticed that the unit would "forget" which preset station I was last on for satellite radio (only - regular FM seems ok). Also, about 10-15% of the time! it would display "CHK TUNER" when powered up on XM, and the only way I could get the XM to work would be to completely shut off the car and restart.

    Crutchfield service was great - they sent me a replacement XM tuner module. Unfortunately, that was not the problem. Same symptoms with the new module. So, they sent me a replacement Sony head unit. That head unit completely refused to acknowledge the XM module at all - XM doesn't even show up as an available source. Put the first Sony unit back in, since at least it sees the tuner module.

    I will be returning the Sony and probably get a different make of head unit.

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    Very Nice Unit for a very decent price

    Written by: DodgeCaravan from Florida,USA on January 11, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I purchased this as a replacement for my factory stereo on my '99 Dodge Caravan. I found Crutchfield while browsing online where they had sponsored links at the bottom. I almost bought it there but I'm glad I bought it directly from Crutchfield instead. The unit installed easily and it was easy to use the wireing conection adapters supplied FREE by Crutchfield. It took me about 20 minutes to solder the harness connectors up properly. The antenna connected perfectly and everything went very smoothly. The FREE Caravan install kit made the job super easy. It looks really clean and neat after installation. The one thing you may have to work out is the grounding. The factory radio has a woven metal strap bolted to the back for grounding and a seperate male spade on the back for grounding the speaker amp. The Sony radio only has a black ground wire. I had to make a special wire that was 4 inches long and had a ring terminal on one end and a male spade connector on the other. Then I was able to use a small bolt with washers to bolt all 3 ground wres together. There may be a small screw hole on the back of the Sony radio but no bolt came with it so I rigged my own grounding. Overall the radio is great but the sound i not quite as "rich" as the factory radio. But still pleasing. Would I recommend this radio? Yes. And, Crutchfield was there every step of the way and answered all my questions. Overall great experience.

    Pros: Easy install. Worked perfectly with factory speakers. Looks clean and neat. Pairs nicely with my Android cellphone. Microphone seems to be very clear for phone conversations. USB works great. Plays MP3's off a thumb drive nicely.

    Cons: The face of the radio seems miniturized. Everythng seems slightly undersized. When you push any control on the left side of the radio, it gives about 1/8 inch. That feels a bit cheesy. But I suppose thats because it has a removable face plate. Sound quality is not quite as rich and full as the factory stereo. But it is not a big difference and I would still recommend it. Clarity is very good. Radio reception can vary.

    Sweet Deck

    Written by: MDEEZE from Vancouver, WA on January 10, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Love this Deck!~! Has great interface and very simple to install. Color Illumination is awesome as well as the Sony App that you can use on your smartphone/Ipad. Definitely a great piece of technology right here. Not disappointed by any means.

    Pros: Color Illumination 3 Pre Outs Easy Install SONY

    Cons: none

    Great stereo at a bargain price.

    Written by: Ron from Elk Grove, CA on January 10, 2014

    2005 Chevrolet Malibu
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this stereo for my daughter because of both my and her previous experience with Sony stereos. I installed the stero in her 2005 Malibu. Installation was relatively easy. I used the Metra 99-3303 Factory Integration Adapter in order to keep all the factory whistles and bells. Although a lot of pieces of the dash have to be removed in order to get the old stereo out and the new stereo in, I managed to do the entire job in about an hour. Sound quality is great and so far everything is working and my daughter is ecstatic.

    Pros: Great sound and using the Metra 99-3303 Factory Integration Adapter everything looks factory.

    Cons: No carrying case for the faceplate of the receiver but no complaints so far with the stereo itself.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: DrewB from Texas on January 9, 2014

    2011 Mitsubishi Endeavor
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    always like the sony car audio units

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    Sony BT4100P

    Written by: CL from Columbia SC on January 8, 2014

    2002 Ford Ranger Tremor
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Love the features and how easy it was to install. Everything worked as promised and the diagrams were great reference.

    Pros: Great sound quality and features for a great price.

    Cons: None

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: abikike from San sebastian PR on January 8, 2014

    2000 Volkswagen Beetle
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    excellent product

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    Great radio for the price.

    Written by: Robert from Lafayette, LA on January 8, 2014

    2006 Volvo S80
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Not easy to pair with iPhone and app remote is difficult.

    Pros: Looks great and was a good value buy! It just may take a little while to figure everything out.

    Cons:

    App remote could be better

    Written by: kman from Bozeman, MT on January 6, 2014

    2003 Nissan Altima
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This stereo sounds great and the app controls for Pandora are great, but the app remote doesn't seem to load properly all the time. Some times it works perfect and I can switch to different apps on the phone using the source button, but most of the time it does not seem to make this connection and only bluetooth audio and bluetooth pandora are available instead of the list of apps. Also, the sound settings within the app remote app on the phone are always greyed out and don't work.

    Pros: good sound, custom display colors

    Cons: app remote needs some work

    Cool Stereo

    Written by: Gary from La Porte, Texas on January 6, 2014

    2004 Hyundai Tiburon
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I installed this stereo in my daughter's 2004 Tiburon. Installation was easy, the stereo has a lot of cool features, sounds good and looks good. My daughter was able to "sync" and "pair" easily. I did not install an amp, although that is possible. I just wanted a good quality stereo for her and I found one.

    Pros: Looks good, sounds good and a lot of features

    Cons:

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Raf M. from Simi Valley, CA on January 5, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This unit fit my car perfectly, using the adapter kit and harness from Crutchfield. Needed to call Technical Support to check on the ground cable an the antenna adapter connections. Do not understand why Sony does not provide a carrying case for the faceplate of the receiver.

    Pros: Great for Bluetooth. Lighting combinations. the menu options can be confusing... it takes time to get used to them.

    Cons: Does not come with carrying case.

    New Radio

    Written by: Yooper from Auburn, AL on January 5, 2014

    2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Nice system - wiring harness was great! Controls require some homework with the operators manual

    Pros: Easy wiring, nice colors and great sound

    Cons: Mounting system could be improved, bending tabs to hold in place seems a little flimsy. Screws that were provided were useless.

    Buy it!

    Written by: Jimmy from Silverhill, alabama on January 4, 2014

    2004 Dodge Dakota

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Bought for my dodge pickup. Love the blue tooth on it. Built in high pass crossover so I didn't need an amp for highs. This radio does everything you want and then some!!

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Huntington, WV on January 4, 2014

    1999 Dodge Caravan
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought and installed this for my father-in-law. He really likes it.

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    Can't beat it...

    Written by: Rona from Memphis, TN on January 4, 2014

    2012 Ford Transit Connect
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Honestly... For the price, you really just cannot beat the price on this. I had a long time friend who works @ a car audio store locally help me put the stuff I bought in and he too was blown away at what I paid for the unit.

    The menus CAN be a bit tricky but after being the truck w/ it for a week or so I know them like the back of my hand.

    Samsung Galaxy Note 3 syncs up w/ Bluetooth perfectly every time I crank the truck. Even snagged it from in the kitchen the other day when I accidentaly left the phone sitting on the counter, hah!

    Great buy!

    Pros: Price + Features

    Cons: Not sure I really have any Cons right now... If I had one I think it would be that it does become cumbersome to learn to navigate the menus but once you got it, you got it.

    Nice radio

    Written by: Celia from Covington, TN on January 3, 2014

    2007 Volkswagen Beetle
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Good looking and sounding radio

    Pros:

    Cons: Some trouble fitting all the wires in my cars existing opening, did a little mod and it fit with some convincing

    CD player

    Written by: larry from van buren, AR on January 3, 2014

    2001 Chrysler LHS
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This product is great. The only problem I was just a couple of screws didn't fit. But other then that it works great.

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    Very good stereo

    Written by: Dan from West Central Illinois on January 2, 2014

    2005 Dodge Dakota
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I do like this stereo quite a bit. There are TONS of options that you can play around with, and it looks good. Syncing up with my Droid Razr was also very simple. Sound quality is good, and the price is even better. I am sure there are better out there, but you get much bang for your buck. It works great for my '05 Dodge Dakota.

    Pros: Price, options, overall sound quality, connectivity

    Cons: There is certainly a learning curve when it comes to going through the menu items.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: gene from huntington ny on January 2, 2014

    1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    good bang for the buck

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    Easy peezy lemon squeezy

    Written by: DJ from Charlottesville on January 2, 2014

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I learned many years ago to start my search at Crutchfield for car audio needs. The knowledge of the reps and the selection filters make it easy and error proof to pick the right product with the right features for my application. Having the correct harness and instruction print out from crutchfield made installation idiot proof.

    Pros: I never thought I would need or use Bluetooth features in my car, but it is very convenient and find that I use it a lot. I like being able to select the color of the display to match the factory color of the other gauges in the car. Sony has an app that let's you control the head unit with your phone.

    Cons: I haven't figured it out yet, but sometimes the audio from my iPhone's GPS does not play through. I am not sure if it is an incompatibility with the app or what. In some modes it works fine.

    Installation in a 2003 Toyota Matrix

    Written by: Tom T from Colorado Springs, CO on January 2, 2014

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

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this for my son's car for Christmas, as the factory stereo was having problems. I have used several Crutchfield car stereos in the past (first one was in 1983), and they have all been simple to install, with great instructions.

    Pros: Bluetooth with smartphone, USB and Aux inputs

    Cons: USB did not recognize my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Smartphone.

    MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: RONNIE from COLUMBIA SC on January 2, 2014

    1996 Acura Integra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    THIS IS THE SECOND UNIT I HAVE BOUGHT AND HAVE TO SAY THEY HAVE PERFORMED PERFECT. I HIGHLY SUGGEST THIS AS AN EASY TO USE, CONSUMER FRIENDLY UNIT.

    Pros: EASY INSTALL AND EASY TO USE

    Cons: NONE FOR ME

    Great Unit for the price

    Written by: NDub94 from Denver, CO on January 2, 2014

    2007 Nissan Frontier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I've always used Pioneer but the Crutchfield rep said this was a very popular unit So I decided to give it a shot. The install was easy. At first it sounded terrible, but after a few minutes tweaking the sound settings I was very impressed. Menus are easy to navigate, it just took a little while to get used to where the settings where and how to adjust. The Bluetooth was easy to set up and sounds good for both streaming music and calls.

    Pros: Easy to set up, good sound quality once adjusted Bluetooth very easy to use and set up Menus easy to navigate

    Cons: Font size on the screen is too large for displaying song names through the RDS or Bluetooth/iPOD connection.

    Love my new Sony Bluetooth car stereo!

    Written by: Mrfranman from Los Angeles on January 1, 2014

    2001 Ford Focus ZX3
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Coolest thing I've bought for my 2001 Ford Focus. Now it has all the new futures modern car have for a great price!

    Pros: Waze, Bluetooth and pandora compatibility help me be safe while driving.

    Cons: I found that the remote app for your phone is really not necessary and actually works better without it.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Romie from ELk Grove, Ca on January 1, 2014

    2002 Chevrolet Suburban
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Good product for a great value

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Wanted BT

    Written by: JP from Destin, FL on January 1, 2014

    2001 Toyota Sequoia
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Had no issue with the install. The accessory parts that were included by Crutchfield were the correct ones and very nice to have. Everything works well and the bluetooth set-up was a breeze. That was the main function I was looking for so I could wirelessly play music over my car speakers.

    Pros: Easy set-up, bluetooth connects hassle free

    Cons: Doesn't seem to display song titles in BT mode, comparatively limited color options, calls in BT mode can be difficult to hear and go in and out.

    My Wife Loves It.

    Written by: BH from Fort Lauderdale, FL on January 1, 2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I don't usually do reviews, but I am so impressed with the Crutchfield experience that I had to write. I have never installed a car receiver before and didn't know what to expect going in. I have now successfully installed one in my car and now this stereo in my wife's Toyota Matrix. The whole process was great from researching on the webstie, purchasing over the phone, shipping in 3 days, good directions and great support throughout the installation.

    As for the receiver, I am not an audiophile so you may want a better opinion on sound quality, specifications, etc. I can tell you that it is a big improvement on the factory originals in the Kia Sedona and Toyota Matrix. The sound is better and the bluetooth works great with our iPhones whether using Siri, phone calls, Pandora, iTunes or mapping. I thought the unit was a great value considering the low price, free shipping, free installation kit and great free support. It is pretty easy to use, but I gave it 4 stars because you will definitely keep the manual handy until you have the functions down. I also gave it 4 stars for build quality because although it seems well built, I want to see how it holds up over time.

    Pros: Siri control, bluetooth, can install it yourself, looks and sounds great for the price.

    Cons: None so far.

    Awesome deck.

    Written by: Anonymous from Brentwood ,ca on December 31, 2013

    1998 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Bought it for my brother for Xmas. It's a really good deck for the price. It comes with everything you would need and it's easy to install.

    Pros: Easy install and good price for what you get.

    Cons:

    sony mex-bt 4100p

    Written by: randy t. from durham nc on December 30, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
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    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    nice reciever not to difficult to install has good sound easy to operate

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    Great System

    Written by: hEcK from New York, NY on December 30, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Great value and VERY EASY TO INSTALL! Highly recomended specially thru Crutchfield.com!

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    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Tampa, FL on December 30, 2013

    1999 Dodge Ram
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    A great stereo for a great price. A snap to install and operate. Great value

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    Cons:

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Virginia on December 30, 2013

    2003 Hyundai Santa Fe
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Love this radio.

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    Cons:

    Threes company

    Written by: Williep from El Dorado Hills, Ca on December 30, 2013

    2006 Ford Ranger
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I bought this for my wife because her car stereo took a turn for the worse. It sounded so good and has the BT, audio in, USB in, and the great sound quality Sony is known for , I bought one for myself. So this Christmas my son wanted a new stereo so I purchased another and with the extras for installation and the video I put his in, and he loves it to.

    Pros: All the whistles you want in a car stereo Blue Tooth phone, Pandora, USB and audio in and great sound quality and power.

    Cons: Can't think of anyoff hand.

    Exactly what I was looking for

    Written by: Grant from Denver, CO on December 29, 2013

    2009 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    It's exactly what I was looking for. I spent most of the time in my car using the 1/8" plug attaching my cell phone to my stock head unit. Now, with this unit, I not only don't have the cable clutter, but can can actually operate a number of features on my phone! I love the fact that I can initiate calls, answer calls or play Pandora without ever taking my phone out of my pocket.

    Pros:

    Cons: The one thing that's a minor gripe from me is that I really like to always have a clock displayed on my head unit. Depending on the input source, you sometimes can't even have the time displayed and if you can, that's it; it doesn't display any of the other information that I like to have. With that begin said, I'd still purchase this unit knowing that anyway. The features outweigh that minor issue.

    excellent choice

    Written by: b s from newburgh, indiana on December 29, 2013

    1998 Jeep Wrangler
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Perfect fit and great sound

    Pros: Options are plentyful

    Cons: None

    Works Great , easy install

    Written by: DaveO from Phoenix, AZ. on December 28, 2013

    1996 Isuzu Rodeo
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Installed easily in a 1996 Isuzu Rodeo Sport Utility; didn't have to use the supplied Trim. Works as advertised. Does practically everything, though the buttons are a bit small.

    Pros: Price, ease of use, lots of capabilities.

    Cons: Small buttons.

    Great, nicely priced radio

    Written by: Randy J from Spanaway, WA on December 27, 2013

    2005 Kia Sorento LX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Great radio and great support. Although I have been a very long time fan of Crutchfield, this is the first time I actually purchased a radio to install. I did have reason to call support and they were exactly as I expected, very good!

    Only reason this did not get 5 stars was instructions were not quite up to my expectations. I did not know that I should be expecting instructions in an email and because I wasn't expecting it...I wasn't looking for it, which means it was probably stuck in my SPAM filter. I was looking for the great printed instructions I had always heard came with every Crutchfield purchase. A phone call resolved the Master Sheet issue but it still left a little to be desired. The parts that were covered were great but at some point I was supposed to start referring to the manufacturers instructions which were very hard to read and not very clear...this meant another call to Crutchfield support. Again, support was awesome and in short order I was off and running again. In the end, install went pretty well and I would absolutely purchase from Crutchfield again.

    Pros: Great features, fits nicely, looks great, sounds great! What more do you want?

    Cons: Instructions left a little to be desired

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Westfield, IN on December 24, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    It was a little expensive, but for all the bells and whistles it wasn't a bad deal. I'm glad I was able to take advantage of the sale. The receiver itself is very well made and sounds great. The only drawback is that the menus are hard to use. Making a phone call involves several buttons, when you should be able to just push one button and access your phone's voice dial. The included microphone is a nice touch, and something I wasn't expecting.

    My music sounds great with this receiver, even over Bluetooth from my iPhone. And I love the color options for the display. It's easy to blend it right in to the dash lights.

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    Awesome

    Written by: Michael from Oak Grove, Mo on December 24, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Put it into my 2006 Ford Taurus SE. Works great. Wiring was more difficult than planned but it all worked out. Great radio.

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    Great factory replacement

    Written by: Sheri from Savannah on December 23, 2013

    2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This was the first time I've ever installed any audio components into a vehicle and it was a piece of cake thanks to the easy to read master sheets provided by Crutchfield. This Sony receiver has also helped the factory speakers in my 2001 Jeep Grand Cherokee to sound like a brand new system. Seriously. Would recommend to anyone looking for an affordable, entry level factory replacement.

    Pros: Easy to read display with tons of colors to customize illumination, remote control, aux port, usb port, Bluetooth, app remote, loads of ways to customize and adjust sound quality. Great value for the money.

    Cons: My cons are really kind of trivial, but here they are: About half of the EQ presets are kind of useless (you can manually tweak the EQ, though). Also, it doesn't come with a case for the detachable face, either. No big deal.

    Very Pleased

    Written by: Jenny from Richmond, VA on December 22, 2013

    1999 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I have never wired anything before, nor have I ever installed anything into my car. I was able to wire this receiver to the provided adapter and install it into my car in less than two hours, using the provided instructions, several YouTube videos as guidance, and calling Crutchfield costumer service to ask a question.

    Pros: The mastersheet and other instructions provided by Crutchfield were clear and written in plain language. Once installed, connecting via bluetooth to my android phone's audio was easy.

    Cons: The look of the unit is nothing to get excited about.The installation instruction sheet provided by Sony was somewhat confusing.

    Excellent System

    Written by: Anonymous from nc on December 22, 2013

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Very easy installation great sound quality, works great with my Huawei Android phone and Pandora. Thanks again Sony!!

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    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Scott from Newark, OH on December 21, 2013

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    The radio was easy to install. Crutchfield provided everything (materials and instructions) that I needed to install the unit in my 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee very easily. The radio has enough configurations to allow you to configure it for your needs. Right now I use the Bluetooth connection to my iPhone and the USB connection to my iPod (gen 1). The App Remote would not install on my iPod since iOS 5 or greater is required. I tried using the iPod without App Remote and found that I do not really the app for my iPod and iPhone. Everything works great for me this way. Perhaps I might revisit using App Remote but right now I can play and control my sound via the radio as well as my device without it. The sound is great as well. Calls made through the radio work well and sound as good as they do from the phone itself. The Bluetooth connection works great and has not failed on me once.

    The symbols (for secondary functionality) shown above the Numbered Buttons are nearly invisible unless seen in daylight. They do not light up either. You will need to remember the functionality of each button. Fortunately the functionality for each button is easy enough to remember. With everything that this radio has it would seem that this would have been considered as well. Also, the Number Buttons are little small but they are still easy to use.

    Crutchfield made the whole process of choosing a radio for my vehicle easy and effortless.

    Pros: - Ability to adjust Day and Night colors to match your vehicle's console. - Radio works reliably and well and sounds great. - Pretty easy to use. - Great price. - Easy to install.

    Cons: - Secondary function symbols hard to see for Number Buttons.

    An improvement over stock radiio

    Written by: ohana25 from Corvallis, OR on December 20, 2013

    2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Just finished the install today and tried out the features and functions. It seems to be pretty straight forward in functionality and easy to use. Sound quality is good through my Jeep Jensen amp and speakers. Even though the Jeep has an external amp, just connected it per Crutchfield instructions and it started right up. No issues. Since the brown wire in the connector supplied was not used, I moved it over one slot to pin 14 to use for the interface to the AXXESS steering wheel remote interface. Saves a splice in the wires. I also went with just the ground wire in the connector since there were no easily accessible ground locations near the radio. It's all plastic. I love the USB stick for replacing my 6 UP CD player. Much more convenient and faster access. Linked with my S3 phone right away and all sources give really good quality sound. No bone rattling bass, but I'm not into that anyway. I wanted a simple replacement for the stock radio that would give me USB/Bluetooth/single CD/ and good FM radio. All the other features are bonus option!!!

    Pros: Easy to learn interface. Simple to use. Good sound. Good FM section. Love the USB and bluetooth. Connection are really easy and complete.

    Cons: Face plate bezel isn't used on the Jeep.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from 24901 on December 20, 2013

    1995 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Great buy

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    Virtually Hands Free

    Written by: Isaac from Colorado on December 20, 2013

    2008 Subaru Legacy
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Love bluetooth and mic for phone calls. I was surprised it showed cell phone battery and signal power. Really happy with my purchase.

    Pros: Changes color to match interior lights and work on with android or iphones

    Cons: Doesn't have hookup in back for aux jack but it does have it on front so no big deal.

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: schneit from Germany on December 19, 2013

    1998 Honda Accord
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Great radio and easy to install. It has great features and it is easy to operate.

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    Cruthfield me limito al sony

    Written by: Reef from Aguadilla PR on December 19, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Lo devolví y lo cambie por un Pioneer, Nunca lo utilice entiendo que debe ser buen radio. Pero en navidad Cruthfield no te daba muchas opciones en este rango de precio. Te acorralaba a este Sony :(

    I returned it and switched it for a Pioneer. I never used it and I understand that it should be a good radio. However its Christmas time and Crutchfield did not give me many options in this range of price. It cornered you to this Sony :(

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    Crutchfield response on December 24, 2013 Translation provided by Crutchfield's Spanish Sales & Support team. Visit our new Spanish-language site at www.crutchfieldenespanol.com.

    Sony CD player and Sirius system combo

    Written by: Northernflavor@aol.com from Marietta Ga. on December 18, 2013

    1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    From the first day me and my son installed the system in ... My 560 Sel Benz, it sound as if I spent $300 to attend a concert......I have recommended this system to all my family and friends...wow this is going to be a great Christmas traveling out of town in the Benz!

    Pros: Easy

    Cons: Easy

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Brooksville, FL on December 18, 2013

    1987 Toyota Pickup
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Easy install, lots of features and the Bluetooth sound quality is excellent!

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    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: guna from Pleasanton, CA on December 18, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This is great unit with awesome sound. Bluetooth works great. I installed on my Infiniti QX4 replacing the factory unit. As this is my first ever install, it took me a while. I haven't completed the microphone installation yet....still thinking about it how best to route to them right place. Works great with Nexus 5.

    Pros: Sound quality Android integration

    Cons: none

    Great product

    Written by: Kevin from Owens Cross Roads, AL on December 18, 2013

    2002 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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    Purchased for 2004 Chevy Silverado for son to use to travel to college. The Bluetooth and USB to make driving and communication better.

    Pros: Bluetooth, Front USB, Front 8mm jack

    Cons: No rear USB

    Excellent product!

    Written by: John from TX on December 13, 2013

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
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    • Ease of Use
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    • Value

    This is truly a fantastic head unit. It synced to my Android effortlessly, and it streams my Bluetooth Pandora One with ease and quality sound. I highly recommend this unit for anyone who is looking for a Pandora-able unit, and it has the added bonus of syncing to my BT Android Phone to make answering calls easy and seemless.

    Pros: Quality unit, Pandora enabled, easy to sync with Motorola Razor X Android...

    Cons: None...

    Very happy with purchase Great team

    Written by: Anonymous from Port Charlotte Fl on December 12, 2013

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    • Ease of Use
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    • Value

    Customer service very knowledgeable directed me to best value Very happy and satisfied with purchase

    Pros: Unit went on sale refunded difference no hassle

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    Love my Sony equipment

    Written by: Rich from Central MA on December 12, 2013

    2013 Smart fortwo
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    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I got this for my 2013 Smart Car. I wanted it for the Bluetooth, which works great. Very easy to use. It paired with my iPhone 5 right away and plays my audio plus does a great job with phone calls. The only drawback is the FM reception. The factory radio got very good reception but not impressed with this unit.

    Pros: Bluetooth

    Cons: Reception

    Dimes to dollars great deal

    Written by: ZeeB from Manchester, NH on December 12, 2013

    2006 GMC Canyon
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    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I like this deck alot, it sounds great, install was pretty straight forward. The menu setup drives me nuts. Its really painful to navigate my way through the various settings in order to adjust things. Also I have ended up ordering a sub, because the level of control in the deck simply doesnt lend itself well to not having a sub connected.

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    Very handy stereo

    Written by: P D from Pocatello, ID on December 12, 2013

    2005 Toyota 4Runner
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    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This stereo has a ton of features and works well with my GS4 and my wifes older android phone (Motorola Razor I think). Sound was noticably better after replacement of stock head unit. Matched up the color with the stock dash lights almost exactly. Connecting with bluetooth is easy. USB port doubles as a phone charger. Overall, great value.

    Pros:

    Cons:

    Sony MEX-BT4100CD

    Written by: George B from Binghamton, NY on December 10, 2013

    2001 Honda Accord
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    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    I installed one of these head units in My GMC, and now have bought one for my daughters Honda. It works well. The blue tooth is a big plus, and also works well. And as always, Crutchfield was a pleasure to deal with.

    Pros: Value, ease of install

    Cons: none

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: DaveS from Stanford, Il on December 10, 2013

    2007 Ford F-250 Super Duty
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    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Very pleased with this radio. This was my first attempt at installing a radio in a vehicle. Easy as pie! Sound quality is much better than the stock radio. Next project,,,new speakers.

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    Cons:

    Sony MEX-BT4100P

    Written by: Anonymous from Salisbury, NC on December 9, 2013

    2000 Ford Ranger
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    • "Coolness Factor"
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    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Good sound cool look

    Pros: Bluetooth hands free

    Cons:

    Best car stereo for money

    Written by: Lawrence from San Antonio, TX on December 8, 2013

    2002 Toyota Camry
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