You won't take a back seat to anybody in style and sound with Sony's XS-V1330A speakers. These 5-1/4" 3-ways offer outstanding reproduction of all the lows, mids, and highs of your favorite tunes.

You'll find woofers made from Highly Oriented Polyolefine (H.O.P.), an incredibly light but strong material that guarantees solid bass output. Paper semi-dome midranges and PEI dome tweeters top off the tonal spectrum with warm mids and crisp highs.

The high efficiency and solid power rating of these speakers make them a great complement to an aftermarket receiver.

Product Highlights:

  • 3-way 5-1/4" speakers (pair)
  • H.O.P. woofer cone with rubber surround
  • paper balanced-dome midrange, PEI dome tweeter
  • power range: 2-45 watts RMS (180 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 40-30,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 91 dB
  • top-mount depth: 1-13/16"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

Why replace your car's original speakers?

The speakers that originally came in your car were made from inexpensive materials, designed to create acceptable sound at the lowest possible cost to the manufacturer. If you love music, you deserve better. Name-brand aftermarket speakers deliver fuller, richer sound with considerably more detail and nuance, and they're capable of playing louder and cleaner than factory speakers. Connect new speakers to your factory radio and you'll get the best possible sound from your dealer-equipped system. Pair them up with a new car stereo for a level of enjoyment that can rival a high-fidelity home audio experience.

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What's in the box?

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  • Two 3-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 12" Lengths of speaker wire (each length of speaker wire has quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other end)
  • 8 Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Instructions (English/French/Spanish)
  • Template
  • US Warranty card
  • Canadian Warranty card

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H.O.P. Woofers: The woofers are made of Highly Oriented Polyolefine (H.O.P.), which is 30 times stronger than regular poly. Use of this material results in less distortion and better, quicker response. Each woofer uses a treated cloth surround.

Midranges: Each speaker features a 1-3/16" balanced-dome midrange. A balanced-dome driver is a combination of equal parts dome and cone. It is a cone driver in that it has a conventional surround with a centered voice coil, and it's also a dome driver in that a significant part of its surface area is convex in shape. Balanced dome drivers offer good off-axis response with a minimum of "beaming."

Tweeters: Each speaker uses a 13/32" PEI film dome tweeter. PEI (Poly-Ether Imide) film is a polymer film that has ideal sound characteristics, making it perfect for use as a tweeter. A PEI film dome tweeter produces a wide soundstage for superior imaging.

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Where's the bass?

Written By Reuel, Harrington, DE on Wednesday, December 28, 2005

I have subwoofers. I had to adjust them to drive all the bass because these speakers just didn't seem to have any of their own. The sound is crystal clear! My stock speakers were in really bad shape, but they had more bass than these speakers. If I had a good place to mount my 6x9s that aren't being used, I'd be completely happy.

Sony XS-V1330A

Written By Anonymous, Granby, CO on Sunday, October 02, 2005

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I just installed two sets of these speakers in my 1996 Jeep Cherokee and i have to say they sound pretty good, very clear, but really lack in bass. If you have subs in your car these speakers will sound great with them, but if you dont have subs and you dont plan on getting any subs any time soon i would stear tords another type of speaker, but overall not bad.

Depends on the application

Written By Benjamin, Lexington KY on Tuesday, July 26, 2005

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I put a pair of these Sonys in the doors of my 97 Jeep Cherokee and a matching pair in the rear roof. The ones in the doors sound really clean and clear, but no real bass response whatsoever (even for 5 1/4" speakers). The roof speakers sound even thinner, but they are pointing straight down into the floor. I am powering them with a nice, powerful Kenwood deck. Overall they are a good value, but don't expect too much. Go for the Kickers and go for 6 1/2". The design of the vehicle and lack of amp has a lot do do with my review, too. Make sure you get an amp and a sub woofer for Jeep applications if you expect any real sound.

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Reduce ambient road noise and your vehicle's "rattles," for better sound inside your car.
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