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6-1/2" 2-way speakers

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by Alexander Hrabe
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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.

Here's the Kicker

As if Kicker wasn't already stiff competition for any affordable car speaker, their D-Series speakers once again raise the bar. In addition to providing excellent sound, these Kickers offer a thin profile that allows them to fit in more vehicles. 

Solid sound

The 41DSC654 6-1/2" speakers will give you clarity like you've never had with your factory speakers. The 2-way design recreates a dynamic sound, dedicating the highs to the PEI domed tweeter while sending the midrange and lows to the 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer. The 41DSC654's highly sensitive design conjures hefty volume even from low-powered factory radios, so you can crank your tunes and keep 'em blasting the whole ride. Grilles included.

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Highlights:

  • 2-way car speakers (pair)
  • 6-1/2" polypropylene woofer with acoustic-foam surround
  • 1/2" PEI domed tweeter
  • power range: 2-60 watts RMS (240 watts peak power)
  • frequency range: 40-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 90 dB
  • top-mount depth: 1-13/16"
  • impedance: 4 ohms
  • grilles included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Features and Specs
General
Design
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2-way
Tweeter Design
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1/2" Balanced Dome
Tweeter Composition
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PEI
Woofer Composition
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Polypropylene
Woofer Surround
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Polyester Foam
Parts Warranty
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1 Year
Labor Warranty
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1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity
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90 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response
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40 - 20k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts)
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2-60
Peak Power Handling (Watts)
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240
Impedance (Ohms)
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4
Top-mount Depth (Inches)
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1 13/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)
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2 3/16
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4 7/8
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What's in the box?

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  • Two 2-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 11" lengths of speaker wire (tinned wire on one end and 0.205" + 0.110" female quick slides on the other)
  • 4 Red plastic butt connectors
  • Eight 1-1/8" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Owner's manual (English/ Spanish/ German/ French)

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Features

Polypropylene Woofer Cones: The Kicker D-series speakers feature durable polypropylene woofer cones for their rigidity and light weight. Polypropylene is also resistant to moisture and high temperature extremes found in automotive applications.

Ribbed Polyester Foam Surrounds: The ribbed polyester foam surrounds allow extended cone excursion for additional bass output and higher SPL.

1/2" PEI Balanced-dome Tweeters: The 1/2" PEI balanced-dome tweeters provide a smooth high frequency response with quick, detailed and spatially-correct imaging. PEI is an acronym for polyetherimide. The tweeters have strong neodymium magnets for higher power handling.

Mounting: In addition to fitting standard 6-1/2 and 4-hole 6-1/2 applications, the DSC65 also has a standard 6-3/4 bolt pattern. However, if mounted in a 6-3/4 location the holes for the smaller pattern create an air leak, which must be sealed using a speaker baffle, or something similar.

 

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5 out of 5

Great factory replacement speaker

Written By Brando, San Diego, CA on Tuesday, September 16, 2014
 
I was looking for a direct speaker replacement for the rear deck in an Audi A4 and have gone with Kicker's in the past with great success. No different this time. Great sound and quality for more than fair price. Tough to beat the quality and sound at this price level, not to mention a great brand.
Pros:
Much better than stock sound and nearly a direct fit.
Cons:
Required a bit of manipulating, but nothing more than expected.
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4 out of 5

Decent speakers

Written By MonicaT, Atlanta, GA on Monday, September 15, 2014
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I just replaced the front and rear speakers with similar Kicker speakers from the original factory speakers in our 2001 Honda Civic. These speakers have clean, crisp sound and are a great improvement over what we had in there before. However, I'm finding they don't have quite the oomph I was looking for - I'm still fiddling around with the (also new) receiver to adjust the treble and bass, but at least so far I can't get the bass presence I want to hear.
Pros:
Clear sound
Cons:
Not enough bass
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4 out of 5

Great

Written By JasonB, Salt Lake City, UT on Sunday, September 14, 2014
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I replaced completely blown stock front door speakers in my 2005 nissan sentra with these and they are great. The install was easy, and these speakers put out a nice clean sound. Even my non-audiophile wife noticed a huge difference between the old speakers and these.
Pros:
I love the price, and the bass is decent. I listen to a bit of vocal/choral music and these also produce good clean highs.
Cons:
None yet.
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5 out of 5

Great speakers

Written By Dan, Milwaukee, WI. on Saturday, September 13, 2014
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Very nice speakers. They fit just fine in my 2006 Chevy Avalanche. I replaced my tired stock speakers in all 4 doors. Didn't want to spend a lot of money and these speakers fit my needs. These speakers are constructed well. I don't think these speakers will last a long time.
Pros:
Speakers sound very good, even with a stock head unit. Great price and I like the fact that Crutchfield supplied wiring harness and speaker brackets.
Cons:
None at this time.
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5 out of 5

Great speaker upgrade!

Written By EricE, Glendale, CA on Friday, September 12, 2014
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Replaced stock speakers in a '12 Civic coupe with navigation and 350w "premium" sound system. After about a week or so of breaking them in, they are noticeably clearer and deeper than the OEM speakers. They sound great at low and high volume. The installation kits and instructions were VERY helpful (though the rear speaker mounting holes didn't quite line up). All in all a very effective and low cost upgrade to the factory sound system.
Pros:
Great bang for the buck, nice construction, easy install with Crutchfield supplied adapters and wiring kits.
Cons:
None.
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5 out of 5

Kicker speakers rock.

Written By Ben F., New Vienna, Ohio on Thursday, September 11, 2014
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Upgraded the whole system in my 05 siverado and it sounds great. Really good with the blue tooth on my iphone. Installed them in the door panels and i could'nt be happier.

Pros:
easy installation, the install kits were right on.
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3 out of 5

Not bad

Written By steve, W/S NC on Thursday, September 04, 2014
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A little thin sounding. But that maybe because they went in a '90 Miata tin can.
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4 out of 5

Nice speakers

Written By Don, Northern Iowa on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
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Great assistance when picking speakers for my GMC Canyon. Install took a little modifying other wise a quick replacement in my rear doors. Sound is pretty good not tons of bass but I new that when I ordered them. Good value.
Pros:
Price, build quality, and sound.
Cons:
They could be a little more install friendly.
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5 out of 5

These kicker's rock

Written By radmanndi, Clay Center, KS on Monday, September 01, 2014
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After trouble shooting the original speakers on my 2009 Cobalt I found that the paper cones were leaching water into the coils, causing them to not work until they dried out.
Pros:
These poly cones are not affected by moisture and sound great with original equipment
Cons:
None
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4 out of 5

nice speakers for the price

Written By scottE, kingman az on Sunday, August 31, 2014
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these are nice speakers, at real nice price, they are a great upgrade compared to the stock speakers and crutchfield made the installs super easy by supplying everything I needed. Very happy with the results
Pros:
easy install, great sound
Cons:
none, money well spent, get a sub to go with them
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5 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By MBUNGAY, COTTONDALE, FL on Tuesday, August 26, 2014
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Perfect Fit, easy to install and sounds great with stock radio, would def. recommend this for a quality upgrad to you old paper cone stock speakers.
Pros:
easy install, sounds great,
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By Angel, Utuado, P.R. on Saturday, August 23, 2014
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Great upgrade for my car, with a low price.
Pros:
Better that OEM
Cons:
Good sound
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5 out of 5

Excellent

Written By Connor, Rochester on Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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excellent speakers for the money. Top notch quality and bass
Pros:
Great mids, bass, and high notes
Cons:
Didn't mount in the front of my car
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4 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By Anonymous, lake ariel pa on Monday, August 18, 2014
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Good speaker
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3 out of 5

goog but not great

Written By rob, fort lauderdale, FL on Monday, August 18, 2014
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Replaced stock speakers in my 2003 GMC sierra. Was a upgrade however the bass could be better. can't complain as the price is right. if i could i would have spent more and gotten different speakers.
Pros:
good price
Cons:
sound is ok not great, not a lot of bass.
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5 out of 5

Top Quality Replacement Speakers AAA+++

Written By Monty7g, Greenville, NC on Monday, August 18, 2014
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Install to replace worn factory front speakers in 2006 Nissan 350z keeping factory non-Bose head unit. Perfect replacement speakers: more than adequate bass, mids, and highs. Great overall sound! I also went to a different on line retailer to purchase the 6½" Speaker Mount Plates Adapter Brackets Ring that lines up with existing mount holes, so no need to cut or drill holes in vehicle and the Car Speaker Harness Adapter Connector for Aftermarket Speaker Installation NI121 for easy plug-in install to factory harness for aftermarket speakers, so no need to cut wires.
Pros:
Perfect Size, Great Sound, Reasonable Price
Cons:
None
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4 out of 5

Decent upgrade

Written By Earsplitter, Usa on Sunday, August 17, 2014
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Great upgrade for the price point. Will only handle small amplifiers. If you want more power handling you'll need to spend more.
Pros:
Better than oem
Cons:
Can't handle big power
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5 out of 5

speakers

Written By jimmy, st. john , VI on Friday, August 15, 2014
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great sound quality
Pros:
sound
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By Willie, Queens, NY on Friday, August 08, 2014
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Just replace my door speakers with these kickers and man do they rock ,very happy with my purchase as always from Crutchfield
Pros:
Size, sound and price
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Great replacement speakers

Written By Wes, Indiana on Thursday, August 07, 2014
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Bought these speakers to replace the stock speakers in my truck. I choose these because of all the great reviews. I am not disappointed at all. They are great speakers with great sound quality. I am also very impressed with Crutchfield's competitive prices and free installation gear. I will order from them again in the future.
Pros:
Great sound, Look cool, Easy to Install
Cons:
None
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1 out of 5

Kicker speakers

Written By Lil Rican, Youngstown ohio on Thursday, August 07, 2014
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Big let down factory speakers sounded better and one was blown
Pros:
Look nice
Cons:
Not an upgrade it was a down grade
Crutchfield response on Monday, August 11, 2014
We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.
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4 out of 5

Perfect Upgrade

Written By dtperk, Eastern Carolina on Sunday, August 03, 2014
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The Kickers were the perfect upgrade for my daughter's 2014 Civic. We replaced the front and rear speakers. The difference in sound quality was amazing. The plan was to replace the speakers, then, if needed, replacing the head unit or adding a Digital Sound Processor. However, the Kickers got the job done, great clarity, response, and plenty of power. We got the kits ahead of scheduled time. My only complaint, and reason for only 4 stars, is that I received the incorrect speaker adaptor brackets. If you are replacing your factory speakers in a 2014 Honda Civic LX you will need the Scosche # SAHC634 brackets for front and rear. So, what should have taken 30 minutes turned into an all day project. Yes, Crutchfield Support did send the correct brackets. Though I chose not to wait and accepted the challenge. I've used Crutchfield since 1990 and this is the first time something was incorrect.
Pros:
Perfect upgrade. Very noticeable increase in overall sound quality. Low cost upgrade.
Cons:
Received the wrong mounting brackets. For a 2014 Honda Civic you will need Scosche SAHC634 Brackets for Front & Rear.
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4 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By Anonymous, Anchorage, AK on Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Nice sound for the price.
Pros:
Quality audio, low price
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5 out of 5

Kicker speakers

Written By Anonymous, Wilbraham MA on Friday, July 25, 2014
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Work great, easy to install. Supply a great sound for the price you pay. No negative thoughts about these speakers
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5 out of 5

Kicker

Written By Ralph T, Gardiner NY on Friday, July 25, 2014
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A++
Pros:
A++
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4 out of 5

Good Upgrade over Stock

Written By EightBallD, Austin, TX on Thursday, July 17, 2014
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These are a good upgrade over factory speakers.
Pros:
Good (not great) sound and inexpensive.
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4 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By S, Southaven, MS on Thursday, July 10, 2014
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Great price for a great sounding speaker
Pros:
Sound and price
Cons:
None yet
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5 out of 5

Perfect OEM upgrade

Written By Anonymous, Sandoval IL on Thursday, June 26, 2014
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Put 4 of these in the doors of my SUV and they sound amazing with stock radio and with the aftermarket radio they give you a warm inviting sound reproduction very nice speakers
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4 out of 5

Great on their own, and even better for the price!

Written By Alex, Los Angeles, CA on Wednesday, June 25, 2014
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Powering these without a separate amp-Kenwood Excelon head unit provides enough power to these on their own. Loud enough for me, and using them without sub. Highly recommended!
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4 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By Anonymous, Eagan, MN on Tuesday, June 24, 2014
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Great speakers, exactly what I wanted. These speakers definitely stand up to being good factory upgrades. The sound quality is good and performs great without amp upgrades.
Pros:
Provides really good sound without needing a high performance amp. Easy to install
Cons:
The addition of tweeters on the speakers, if you didn't have them in the first place, makes equalizing them a bit time consuming to get the mix you want
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4 out of 5

Kicker 41DSC654

Written By Anonymous, Sparks, NV on Thursday, June 05, 2014
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Easy to install, awesome clarity and sound. These Kickers were exactly what I was looking for without spending hundreds of dollars.
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4 out of 5

Good Upgrade

Written By Civic 08 Customer, NJ on Sunday, June 01, 2014
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I installed 4 of these speakers in an 08 Civic sedan with the factory head unit to replace the existing stock speakers which sounded great 6 years ago but the sound became noticeably muddied with time. For an entry level speaker these are pretty good. The music is more clear and crisp. Bass is less deep than stock but cleaner. Tweeters are a little too bright. I had to dial Treble to -2 and fade it a notch to the rear speakers because of discomfort in the ears after listening for 5-10 minutes (not sure if this will improve after a break in period or not, I hope it does. The highs are still too sharp to my ears even after several hours of listening). There is no noticeable distortion even at max volume. Installation is fairly easy (if you haven't removed door panels before there is a good youtube video on the Civic). I had to cut a bit of the plastic enclosure on the back of rear dash grills for it to snap back in place, it seems it was touching the rim of the speakers. I had compared these speakers to the Pioneer TS- A1675R at a local store. The Pioneers seem to have a fuller range (maybe because they are 3 ways) but they did not sound as clean as the Kickers. Difficult to say which ones will sound better in a car with 4 speakers installed as opposed to a single speaker in an open store space. There were no issues with Crutchfield. Everything was delivered on time and in great shape with the mounting adapters and wiring harness included.
Pros:
Clean crisp music. No distortion at high volumes. Car sounds much better.
Cons:
The highs are too sharp to my ears. If it doesn't get better with time it will be annoying. Although the Bass is less deep than on the stock speakers it is good enough for me and it is cleaner and more defined.
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5 out of 5

Kicker DSC65 Speakers

Written By Anonymous, Tijeras New Mexico on Sunday, June 01, 2014
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The speakers installed easily, with good base and rich overall sound.
Pros:
Great base and midrange
Cons:
Did not come with mounting adapters.
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5 out of 5

Kicker Stock Speaker Replacement

Written By Anonymous, Boston,MA on Monday, May 26, 2014
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We were pleased to see your other customers who had bought the speakers reviews were correct. Overall the replacement was a piece of cake and the sound is so much better than the stock speakers.
Pros:
Easy to Install, vibrant sound that is instantaneously noticeable.
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Great speakers for stock replacement.

Written By Bati, Arlington, VA on Monday, May 26, 2014
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Awesome sound compared to the stock speakers I had. They have more bass, clarity, and better sound quality at louder volumes. I asked Allen for advice on good front speakers and i am very happy with his recommendation.
Pros:
Value Sound quality Ease of installation
Cons:
Had to use drill which I did not expect Wish it had more bass but subwoofer will solve that issue
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5 out of 5

Excellent!!!

Written By John C., Ft. Worth on Saturday, May 24, 2014
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I replaced the factory speakers with Kicker DSC65 speakers and kept the factory head unit. The sound was 10 times better than the factory set. Definitely would recommend it for anyone who is looking for a great bargain. 2006 Dodge Ram 1500.
Pros:
Everything!!!
Cons:
None to speak of.
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5 out of 5

Great upgrade over factory speakers.

Written By hallman45, WV on Friday, May 23, 2014
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Great upgrade over factory speakers. The installation was easy with the Crutchfield supplies wire adapters. The new speakers fit great without any complications.
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3 out of 5

Could be better

Written By James, Lancaster, PA on Wednesday, May 21, 2014
 
I was hoping for much better. Definitely better than the factory speakers. Was hoping for more bass response than what there is. Maybe it still needs the factory stereo upgraded for sufficient power to the speakers to provide the proper bass response.
Pros:
Fairly easy installation.
Cons:
Still wanting for more bass.
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4 out of 5

Front door speaker - great

Written By Frank, Colorado on Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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These are pretty darn good speakers that really were a huge step up from the original factory speakers. I am happy they were recommended and did come with the GM adapter wiring and the GM-type mounting plate. So screw them into the plate, then connect wiring, them snap the whole thing into the door.
Pros:
Easy to install with all the hardware and instructions.
Cons:
none
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5 out of 5

Kickers

Written By Mike, Sacramento,Ca on Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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Replaced the stock speakers in my wife's 2007 Honda Accord and the sound is night and day the stock speakers didn't sound well at all. When we switched to the Kickers she enjoyed the sound that they made, They sound really good!!! Michelle is very happy with her car now.
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5 out of 5

Speaker review

Written By Ben G., Laurel springs NJ on Monday, May 19, 2014
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Overall a very easy installment, and a great product. Have had them in for a month now and no noticeable problems!
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5 out of 5

a good upgrade, great service.

Written By Kay, houston tx on Wednesday, May 14, 2014
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Easy install, huge improvement to my disintegrating factory speakers. You pay a little more than a few places, but the free shipping, included installation tools, and excellent 1 on 1 customer service WAY offset the price difference.
Pros:
Good replacement for factory speakers, larger magnet and quality materials
Cons:
Cone surround seems to be a foam composite as opposed to burly rubber, time will tell but no matter how long the price is right.
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5 out of 5

Significiant improvement on Honda Element OEM speakers

Written By Ian, Bay Area, CA on Saturday, May 10, 2014
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I bought these as a low cost, upgrade to the OEM speakers, and one that I thought would be easy to install. It met all those needs, in fact, installing it was super easy, no modifications needed at all (despite what the Crutchfield guide for my car said), so that was a pleasant surprise. Took about 5 minutes to install, and I put them in the front door location (they were not listed as fitting the front door). The sound was considerably better than the original speakers, treble clear, bass firmer. Sure one could spend more and probably get better sound, but my car is not really set up for great sound anyway, its pretty much standard as delivered, so my expectations may be lower than some who are making much greater improvements. I am very satisfied with the purchase.
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5 out of 5

Perfect for this price

Written By Daniel, Pennsylvania on Thursday, May 08, 2014
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I wasn't looking for high end speakers; just an improvement on my factory speakers which were breaking down. If you're not going any further than replacing factory speakers, I recommend these. I have a factory HU with no amplifier or sub in a Subaru Legacy 2004. This forces me to use an FM transmitter for my media player, and hence I can't really judge of the sound quality. All I know for sure is it blows my factory speakers out of the water.
Pros:
Loud, easy to install, low profile
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4 out of 5

Just what I wanted!

Written By d, tacoma wa on Thursday, May 08, 2014
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great speakers, but it did not fit my car. I had to cut part of the speakers to make it fit.
Pros:
clean sound
Cons:
not much bass
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4 out of 5

Not too shabby!

Written By SeanM, Clermont, FL on Monday, May 05, 2014
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I got these instead of the similarly priced 40SC654's. I'm still not sure what the difference is other than these suck less power.

The speakers sound great, coming from stock speakers on a 2003 Lancer it's super weird to hear actual music.

Thanks to the included adapters (both wiring harness and the mounting disk thing), the install was a breeze once I got the door trim off. Keep in mind that it took me around two hours to get these installed. The speakers popped right in, it was removing and reattaching the door trim that took forever. Mostly because of the interior handle and the window seal.

These have much less bass than the factory speakers but are much more detailed. The bass on these goes down further but doesn't have as much volume.

Pros:
- Sound Clarity - Build quality (the OEM speakers looked similar to pancakes with a dent) - Low power usage (great because I'm powering it off of a Pioneer X360BT that I got from here!) - They have a surprisingly nice heft. - They go much louder than stock and without distorting.
Cons:
- The bass isn't as loud as stock. Much more detailed than stock though. I guess a subwoofer is next! - The door trim was horrible to work with. This isn't Crutchfield's or Kicker's fault. It's just that my 03' Lancer is built way better than I thought and now my fingers are all cut up. I also messed up my door handle, now the driver side doesn't stay unlocked.
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4 out of 5

Very good speaker for the price.

Written By Casey, San Marcosx CA on Monday, May 05, 2014
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I installed these speakers into a Nissan Versa so I needed a small speaker. While not the most powerful speaker I have ever heard they are great for their price and size.
Pros:
Clear sound at low and medium volumes.
Cons:
Some distortion at higher volumes.
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5 out of 5

Good upgrade

Written By Bob, Triad, NC on Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Good upgrade from stock speakers. I changed out my head unit to an aftermarket one and these make a noticeable difference in sound quality. For the price these are nice for those powering their speakers with the head unit only.
Pros:
price, quality construction
Cons:
none so far
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4 out of 5

Great speakers

Written By gfos17, bothell, wa on Wednesday, April 16, 2014
 
Good replacement for factory speakers
Pros:
Great beginning speakers
Cons:
Could have better sound quality
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1 question already asked

Do I need an amp to run these speakers? [ Dillon  May 29, 2014 ]
11 answers
  • No, you do not need an amp. Just speaker wire. [ Robert Lee   Jun 05, 2014 ]
  • Short answer is no. I have a pioneer stereo and four kicker speakers in my Neon. They were super easy to install and required nothing but the wiring adapter, which Crutchfield provided. [ ROBERT W   Jun 02, 2014 ]
  • Short answer is no. I have a pioneer stereo and four kicker speakers in my Neon. They were super easy to install and required nothing but the wiring adapter, which Crutchfield provided. [ ROBERT W   Jun 01, 2014 ]
  • No I don't just deck [ CRAIG   Jun 01, 2014 ]
  • No but to get the full effect from these speakers an amp would be advised. [ ROBERT J   May 30, 2014 ]
  • No, they run fine off of head unit power. That's what I'm using. An amp never hurts as a future upgrade though. [ Sean   May 30, 2014 ]
  • I installed in a 2000 Jeep Cherokee, which has a cheap infinity stock amp. The speakers sound much better than stock. I was told when I bought them, they are a good factory replacement as they can run off little power. To answer your question, you don't need an amp, but I think an amp would definitely help them sound better. Look for a definite improvement over stock speakers though. [ ANGELA   May 29, 2014 ]
  • No amp required. They will work well with even a low powered head unit. [ MICHAEL   May 29, 2014 ]
  • These speakers work just fine with stock stereos or after market. There power rating is just right for most stock radios 20 to 40 watt area. Amp would probable be nice .but watch your power rating. I installed them in an 01 Saturn L's with premium stock radio. Sounds great. Nice highs and tight base. For the money.great choice. [ JOHN   May 29, 2014 ]
  • I am running a 50 rms 4 channel amp to 4 of these. They sound good. Bass with no presence. [ ROBERT   May 29, 2014 ]
  • No, they run just fine off of either a stock head unit, or an aftermarket one. However, an amp will give you much better sound and will allow you to hear parts of songs you never could before. [ DANIEL L   May 29, 2014 ]

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