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Kicker 41DSC654

6-1/2" 2-way speakers

Item #: 20641DS654

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Kicker 41DSC654

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.


  • 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

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 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)

Features and Specs

Design 2-way
Tweeter Design 1/2" Balanced Dome
Tweeter Composition PEI
Woofer Composition Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Polyester Foam
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Sensitivity 90 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response 40 - 20k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts) 2-60
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 240
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 1 13/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 2 3/16
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 4 7/8

Product Research


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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stock upgrade

Written By DaveR, m on Saturday, January 24, 2015

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Purchased to replace stock door speaking in 2001 Silverado pickup. No comparison in the quality of sound.

Pros: Excellent sound for the Bucks!

Cons: Could be a bit stronger on the low bass, but that is the nature of the vehicle to start with, not the speakers.


Written By Andy, Florida on Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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these speakers pack a nice punch for the price.


Written By Landy, Idaho on Monday, January 19, 2015

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Perfect replacements, Perfect install with the kit purchased. Very happy!

Excellent sound is very good

Written By mwsbrat, Florida on Wednesday, January 14, 2015

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Purchased to pair with new stereo. Sound quality very good, easy to install.

great sound

Written By nofear4st3, charlottesville, va on Monday, January 12, 2015

Great sound pretty loud

Pros: Great sound

Cons: Was not a direct fit as told small modifications

Good Replacements

Written By Wendell, Texas on Sunday, January 11, 2015

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There are better sounding speakers out there but not at this price. These replaced a pair of Pioneer TS-A1675R speakers. The Kicker speakers have a deeper richer sound more so than the tinny sounding Pioneers. Not quite as much treble as the Pioneers but the fullness of sound produced by the Kickers makes them the better choice if you like your music loud like I do.

Pros: Can be played loud without sounding tinny or screechy. Quality construction.

Cons: None for the price.

Kick it up!

Written By Rob D, FL on Monday, January 05, 2015

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I purchased these based on other user ratings and of course the price. I also purchased separate Kicker tweeters to replace the factory ones. These are for a 2007 350Z. All of the speakers in the car are now Kicker. The speakers are far better than stock! I was actually shocked to see how low quality the speakers were in a 350Z Enthusiast model. They aren't the Bose upgrade but you'd still expect more than Clarion speakers with a magnet no larger than a quarter. The Kickers are very clear and don't distort at higher volumes (running on Pioneer Double Din 50x4 deck). The Crutchfield install instructions were very clear and easy to follow. I do not have a sub installed as I'm just looking for a clear sounding system with some decent mid bass which these speakers deliver. The speakers came with face plates (which I did not use), mounting screws and wires.

Pros: Sound and price

Cons: None so far

Christmas Present

Written By Rebecca C., Orlando, FL area on Friday, January 02, 2015

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I ordered these as a Christmas gift for a friend and the ordering experience was very easy. We were all a little confused when the installation hardware that was supposed to be included wasn't when he opened it Christmas day and like a dummy I had deleted my emails with the confirmation numbers once it had arrived. Thankfully, Jasan from the Product Support Live-Chat was super helpful and arranged to have the hardware sent out to us immediately even though it turned out to be an error on my part for forgetting to include the vehicle information so they would know which hardware to send. Wonderful customer service and I already know they speakers sound great since my friend bought these same ones for the front of his car a few months ago ;-)

Sweet sound!

Written By RJ, Polson montana on Thursday, January 01, 2015

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Awesome sound keeps that base bumpen

Pros: All pros

Cons: No cons

Great value

Written By Dave, Alabama on Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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For the price, these speakers are a great value. They are much better than the factory speakers. Ordering was very easy and all mounting hardware, wiring harness etc for my vehicle was included

Big Bang for the Buck

Written By SteveB, Arizona on Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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For years I have read that installing aftermarket speakers is a simple and effective upgrade for car stereo but was always skeptical. Wow, was I wrong! I installed these Kicker DSC654's in the doors of my sons 07 Cobalt along with a pair of DSC6934's in the rear deck, retaining the factory head unit. Holy #$%%&!!!! Fantastic sound. Crisp highs, un muddled mids, punchy bass. And the sound doesn't fall apart at high volume. It was a bit of work, even for a handy guy with a garage full of tools. (Car interiors are not made to be removed), but the end result was worth it. I bought the speakers based on customer reviews and they were right.


Written By Anonymous, Ohio on Monday, December 29, 2014

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best place 2 buy very helpful


Written By Smokefan, Indiana on Saturday, December 27, 2014

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2005 Ram Quad-cab.... Good fit(had to drill new mounting holes) at the right price, sounds great with my Kenwood receiver.

Pros: Sound, price

Cons: None


Written By Bergie, Duluth, MN on Sunday, December 21, 2014

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Average speaker. Sounds OK, but wouldn't buy again. Lacks a "rich" sound.

Pros: Takes a beating Decent price

Cons: Tin sounding Foam surround

Good speaker for the price

Written By EfdEng3, Illinois on Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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Bought these to replace the stock (blown) speakers in my daughters' 03 Beetle. They sound much better than the stock ones, even with the OE radio. My only complaint is not much bass, but it seems all the speaker makers expect you to fill your trunk with subwoofers. Why can't somebody make a nice 6 1/2" replacement speaker, at a decent price, with good bass? They did before. She wants a new receiver for Christmas, so maybe they'll sound better with that.

Pros: Better than OE

Cons: Not enough base,

Awesome Upgrade

Written By Karl, Utah on Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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Awesome upgrade for a 2001 Durango with Infinity sound system. Massive improvement over stock Infinity speakers. Stock head radio setup runs these speakers perfectly, and let's just say most normal teenagers are not even going to drive around listening to music as loud as the system can now go. I had Damage, Inc. blasting on the way to work this morning to see how they sound, and nothing short of amazing. Extremely clear with good base and bright highs even at very high levels. I think it even had more to go, but I didn't see a point in going louder because I'm never going to listen to it that loud. Very satisfied.

Pros: Amazing sound over stock Durango speakers. . Huge increase in usable volume. Build quality is very nice.

Cons: Crutchfield Install kit not perfect. Pins to connect the speaker to the mounting bracket are not long enough to use included washers. 3 point bracket arms needed for Durango install are 1/8 of in inch too long. All three needed to be cut to fit in the stock mounting spacers. 1 hole on mounting bracket does not line up with the rear door spacer, so the bracket has to be drilled. Not a big deal. No modifications required to the vehicle or speakers themselves.

Sound Great!

Written By TS, Oregon on Thursday, December 11, 2014

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I'm very happy with these. They sound great. Very clear as loud as I can stand them.

For other GM veh owners (I have a Silverado), the snap-in frame that Crutchfield gives you for these works great. And, if you want to use the foam speaker baffles, which I recommend, they work with the snap-in frame just fine.

Pros: Obvious solid construction. Sound great.

Nice speakers

Written By FredB, Lakeland, on Sunday, November 30, 2014

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These speakers are great. I put them in my 2002 Chevy Silverado truck and am really pleased with the ease of installation and the sound. They have decent base and are very clear. Very reasonably priced too. Thanks Crutchfield for recommending them.

Pros: Inexpensive, easy to install, sound good

Good buy. Clean sound

Written By ryoder4, south bend, IN on Friday, November 28, 2014

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bought these kickers to replace all four of my stock speakers in my 2007 HHR. Sound quality is pristene, however; These speakers can handle a lot of power. I'm running these off of the factory stereo which doesn't seem to push them to their full potential. I will be upgrading my head unit soon to help solve this.

Pros: sound Great

Cons: Need an aftermarket stereo or amp to push full potential out of these speakers.

Great sound that saves your wallet

Written By Christina H, Florida on Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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Simple, clean, clear sound. Not expensive.

Good Factory Replacement

Written By Bionge, Virginia on Sunday, November 16, 2014

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Good quality speakers without breaking the bank!! Replaced cheap factory speakers in my 2007 Trailblazer and these have worked great so far!!

Pros: Price, Quality, Free Crutchfield Factory Installation Gear.

Cons: None so far.

Great So Far

Written By Wes F., Tacoma, WA on Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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I bought these to replace the factory speakers in my 2000 Subaru Forester. They've performed just as expected (which is saying something, because I did not expect them to perform in their price range). I did a little chatting with a Crutchfield rep before making my purchase. After telling him what receiver I have and what my plans and budget are, he directed me to these (which were cheaper than the speakers I was asking him about previously). If you're not interested in investing in an amp and are just powering your speakers from your receiver like me then these are the ticket! They are an exceptional upgrade from factory and are light enough to be powered without the amp.

The only drawback is the lack of bass. But you have to expect that. I'll be investing in a sub with dedicated amp to round everything out, but I'm extremely happy with my purchase.

Pros: Price, Quality

Cons: Lacking Bass

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Written By Kevin M, eastlake, Ohio on Sunday, November 09, 2014

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Written By Loud Sounds, Illinois on Sunday, November 09, 2014

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Sound is great,even had to turn the treble down on the deck. bass and mids are all the way up and still no distortion from speakers. Amp and sub still required.

Pros: 2006 Monte Carlo SS Special Edition- fits straight in to old mounting area with splicing in wires,5min job after door panel is off.

Cons: Crutchfield sent a mounting plate which is not needed nor would fit if used....appreciate the thought,but make sure it is what is needed before Crutchfield did send the mounting plates at No Extra Charge to me..+10 to Crutchfield. same with wires that help with splicing..+5.

Sound Great!

Written By Car Whisperer, Lafayette, IN on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

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Good quality sound and great value!

Pros: Works very well and good sound quality.

Cons: They are buried behind the ugly door pad speaker grille!

Amazing sound for the money

Written By kwhisman, Anchorage, AK on Tuesday, October 21, 2014

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These Kicker speakers are the best bang for your buck. I installed them in my 12 Lx Civic and they were straight plug and play with the FREE installation gear. I can't believe how much better they sound over my stock speakers, and for only $60.00

Pros: Price Sound Ease of install

Cons: None so far

Easy install, great sound

Written By Dan T, Lincoln, IL on Monday, October 20, 2014

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The Kickers were easy to install. Actually went through all the motions of totally disconnecting all the wiring and totally removing the first door panel I did. Hooking up all those connectors to the door to finish the job was a real pain because of their awkward location. On the second door, simply took the panel loose and was able to access the speaker without totally disconnecting the wiring from the door panel, thanks to a neighbor who held the panel out of the way when I worked on the speaker. First speaker took about an hour; the second one was finished in about 20 minutes. I listen mainly to bluegrass and acoustic music; these speakers produce a million dollar sound with that genre. There's an abundance of bass and mids, and the high end literally shimmers.

Pros: Easy installation; terrific sound for the genre I listen to.

Cons: Can't think of a single thing.

Decent 6.5s

Written By Chris, Collingswood, NJ on Monday, October 13, 2014

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Excellent replacement speakers for those who don't require window-shattering and trim molding vibrating bass. The "premium" stereo in my 2002 Chrysler 300 Special never really sounded all that premium to begin with, though an after market receiver and speaker replacements have helped.

Pros: Solid construction, clean sound

Cons: None

Excellent budget speaker

Written By decaffeine, Panama City, FL on Friday, October 10, 2014

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I installed these in the front doors of a 99 silverado to replace some older aftermarket pioneers. I am very impressed with the improvement in sound quality and volume. They definitely run louder than my previous speakers. I was impressed that titanium dome tweeters could sound this good. I would have guessed silk because they really aren't harsh at all. The mid-bass output is amazing, tight and packs a good punch. They don't handle the sub bass range well but I don't know a 6.5 that does. I try to keep the below 120hz and below cut way down and it really cleans up the rest of the sound. I don't think I could have gotten a better speaker at this price point and Crutchfield threw in the speaker adapters and mounting rings for free.

Pros: Clear sound, excellent tweeters, punchy mid bass

Much better than stock

Written By Jacob J, Sugar Grove, Illinois on Thursday, October 09, 2014

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Quick and easy instructions. Plug and play. 1000 times better than stock.

Pros: Easy to follow instructions, fantastic sound.

Cons: Nada one.

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Written By wes, f. l., indiana on Monday, October 06, 2014

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Great upgrade from stock and very easy installation.

Pros: Easy install

Cons: None

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Written By HardcoreHunter5, Sapulpa, OK on Saturday, October 04, 2014

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Wonderful speakers. Way better than the factory speakers. Very good speakers for relatively cheap

Pros: Good Sound

Cons: Not enough bass

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Written By Logan, Monee, illinois on Thursday, October 02, 2014

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Installed four of these speakers in my 2007 Silverado"s doors. Great sound.

Pros: Easy to install with Crutchfield supplying speaker mounts that fit directly into cavity. Had only to drill small hole for a screw to secure. Piece of cake.

Cons: none

great little speaker

Written By big dog daddy F 350, Cleveland on Thursday, October 02, 2014

great sound for a great little speaker

Pros: speakers sound crisp and clear

Cons: none

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Written By Robert O, minneapolis mn on Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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a thousand times better than the factory crap that came with the car.

Pros: Great sound out of a small speaker

Cons: The factory grills were not used in my application. The speakers were hard to bolt in due to the weird plastic that went around the bolt hole. The install could be easier than Kicker made it.

I'm happy

Written By Kevin, Northern AZ on Sunday, September 28, 2014

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For the price you get good highs and mids. I have 50 rms to them and they play nice and loud.

Pros: Quality and price.

Cons: Lacking a little bass.


Written By nik, Baltimore, MD on Saturday, September 27, 2014

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Great value. Good sound quality. Good sound production maintained even when played loudly. Great replacement speaker.

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Written By Anonymous, Sharon, MA on Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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easy to install. smooth clean sound low price low fuss.


Written By Anonymous, appleton city mo on Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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Worked great. Easy installation

Pros: Sound is good

Cons: Positive & negative plug could use a little more support.

Good Speakers- Fair Price

Written By Sal, West Islip, NY on Sunday, September 21, 2014

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These speakers deliver what they promise. They reproduce an eclectic variety of music styles (prog-rock to classical) clearly. A little boomy in the bass, but the rest of the band doesn't suffer. I'm happy with what I got for what I paid.

Kicker's kick!

Written By Anonymous, Lynchburg on Saturday, September 20, 2014

Great value for the money. Good solid sound given the small area (rear door) they were installed in.

Pros: Easy install with the Crutchfield supplied harness. These kits are one reason I continue to shop here.

Cons: None.

Solid sound

Written By Ben, Marinette, WI on Thursday, September 18, 2014

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Huge upgrade over stock. Sounded even better once I replaced head unit. Put these in rear doors of 2011 gmc sierra that had factory 5.5 speakers. Was able to cut out old speaker and mount the new ones to the old speaker mount. I'm sure would sound better run off an amp but I'm pleased with the upgrade as is. Wish I would have put some dynamat in the doors because the bass makes the doors rattle a bit.

Great factory replacement speaker

Written By Brando, San Diego, CA on Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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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.

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


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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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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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


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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Written By Anonymous, lake ariel pa on Monday, August 18, 2014

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Good speaker

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.

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

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


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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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

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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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.

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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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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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


Written By Ralph T, Gardiner NY on Friday, July 25, 2014

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Pros: A++

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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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

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

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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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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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.

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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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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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

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


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.

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.

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.

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


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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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!

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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

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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Reduce ambient road noise and your vehicle's "rattles," for better sound inside your car.
You'll need speaker wire to connect your speakers to your amp.
Keep your speakers clean and dry. They compress to fit behind your speakers.
These speaker connectors are handy if you're running new speaker wire or if your speakers have oversized terminals.
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Dynamat 10415 Xtreme Speaker Kit

Dynamat 10415 Xtreme Speaker Kit

Two 10-in. x 10-in. Sheets

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Dynamat SuperLite Tri-Pak

Dynamat SuperLite Tri-Pak

Triple package — 3 sheets, 12 square feet (Model #10612)

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Dynamat 10435 Xtreme Door Kit

Dynamat 10435 Xtreme Door Kit

With four 12" x 36" sheets — covers two doors

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T-Spec 16-gauge Speaker Wire

T-Spec 16-gauge Speaker Wire

Black/white jacket — priced per foot

Item #: 120SW16WB1


Stinger PRO Series Speaker Wire

Stinger PRO Series Speaker Wire

Priced per foot (16 Gauge)

Item #: 541SPW516B


T-Spec 12-gauge Speaker Wire

T-Spec 12-gauge Speaker Wire

Black/white jacket — priced per foot

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XTC 6-1/2

XTC 6-1/2" Speaker Baffles

Protect your speakers (3-1/4" depth)

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Boom Mat 6-1/2

Boom Mat 6-1/2" Speaker Baffles

Protect your speakers
Regular and slim-line sizes (Regular: 3" depth)

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Metra Female Quick Slides

Metra Female Quick Slides

An assortment of female quick slide connectors for connecting to speaker terminals

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Bojo Trim Panel Tools

Bojo Trim Panel Tools

Set of 3 pry tools — helps remove interior and exterior trim and door panels

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Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

Package contains crimp tool and over 150 pieces

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S&G Wire Cutter/Stripper Tool

S&G Wire Cutter/Stripper Tool

Cuts and strips 12- to 22-gauge wire

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Pro.Fit Wire Worm

Pro.Fit Wire Worm

Installation tool helps route wiring through tight spaces

Item #: 042DM4533