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Kicker 40CS354

3-1/2" 2-way car speakers

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Kicker 40CS354

It's time for an upgrade

Upgrading the old factory speakers in your car will give you a huge bump in sound quality, and Kicker designed CS Series speakers to get your sound system rockin' without breaking the bank. You'll enjoy your music even more when you hear all the details that your muddy-sounding factory speakers couldn't begin to reproduce.  

Built tough

Kicker's 40CS354 speaker set provides low-end from a tough 3-1/2" polypropylene woofer, with a polyester foam surround that will stay strong for years to come. The 1/2" PEI balanced dome tweeter takes care of the vocal and instrumental details that'll really bring your music to life. These speakers will sound great whether they're powered by a factory radio or an aftermarket car stereo.

Product Highlights:

  • 2-way 3-1/2" speakers (pair)
  • polypropylene woofer cone with polyester foam surround
  • 1/2" PEI balanced dome tweeter
  • power range: 2-30 watts RMS (90 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 80-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 88 dB
  • top-mount depth: 1-5/8"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Kicker 40CS354

Written By Anonymous, Nevada on Monday, September 07, 2015

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did what I wanted it to do

Nice Addition

Written By Aaron R, Maryland on Tuesday, September 01, 2015

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I upgraded my factory speakers to these Kicker speakers and must say this was a good choice. The installation was smooth and seamless and did not take long to do. Crutchfield included detailed instructions that helped out tremendously as well as the hardware that made the installation plug and play. This was a nice addition to my Ram truck!

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Written By Rob, Tennessee on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

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Great little speakers. Big sound for a small package. Supplement these with bass and you'll be all set.

Worth every penny!

Written By StevenG, DFW, TX on Monday, August 10, 2015

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I ordered these to replace the dash speakers in my 2015 Ram 1500 Express. The difference is immediately noticeable. The sound from the dash is much louder now and the highs are much cleaner and crisper than ever before. These will off-set the Kicker subwoofer I plan to install soon perfectly. For the low price these speakers are a bargain. Also, anybody can install these. I know nothing about car audio systems and was able to install these in 20 minutes.

Pros: Clean, Clear, and Crisp Highs Much more volume than the stock speakers Super Easy Install

Cons: N/A

Good upgrade from stock speakers

Written By rrpete, Arizona on Tuesday, July 28, 2015

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Substantial replacements for the corner dash stock speakers. Sound great. The free "adapter" harnesses supplied by Crutchfield made the install a breeze. No splicing or soldering.

Pros: Quick install, sound great over stock speaker, using existing radio.

Cons: none


Written By bskooL, Florida on Sunday, July 26, 2015

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Excellent little speakers. I needed a little more treble in my sound systems to clearly hear the vocals over my bass in my new 2015 ram. These speakers were crisp and clear and the installation was simple. Performed the swap quickly during a 15 minute break at work. The supplied cable harness maybe installation a breeze.

Pros: Affordable Easy installation Sound great

Cons: None

Great sound, great deal.

Written By Michael, Oklahoma on Friday, July 17, 2015

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I just finished installing these Kickers in my 2015 Ram, which has a really nice factory touch screen A/V unit but crappy factory speakers that didn't do it justice at all. Installation of these units took all of 5 min with the free plug n' play harnesses Crutchfield included. Impressions are than they get a hell of a lot louder, stay clean at high volume and sound much more crisp and accurate than the factory speakers. I feel like I stole these at 39 bucks.

Pros: Value value value. great sound in a small package. Durable, quality build.

Cons: None noted.


Written By MikeL, North Carolina on Friday, July 10, 2015

When I installed these speakers, they really cleaned up the audio in my Ram 1500. Before vocals were muddy and treble was lacking. Now I can really hear the mids and vocals. I have had higher end 3.5 speakers in other vehicles, but for the ease to fit (direct drop in) and price, you can not beat these speakers. Also added benefit is increased sound levels, meaning they are loud!

Pros: clean and clear price installation ease

Cons: none

Large Sound, small package....

Written By aka your dad, Arkansas on Sunday, July 05, 2015

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These small speakers amped up the sound in my 2014 Ram Hemi. With all that horsepower it was in need of some sound upgrades. for the price and 10 minute installation, including a smoke break, they were the best and easiest upgrade for the price. I will change the rest of the speakers that were Hecho en Mexico with some Merica styled sound pushers and will look to Crutchfield and Kicker to "fill the void."

Pros: ease of installation, sound production

Cons: would not allow me to travel back in time

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Written By Anonymous, MD on Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Pretty good speaker for the price, easy to install and sounds pretty good. Good up grade from stock speakers.

Pros: Easy to install sound good

Cons: None

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Written By Stephen, Las Vegas, NV on Monday, June 08, 2015

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Great speakers for the price. Huge upgrade from the factory dash speakers. Much clearer and no distortion when turned up. Easy install with supplied harness from Crutchfield.

Pros: Clear, great price, easy install with supplied harness.

Cons: None.

Huge improvement

Written By tdc, Fairfield, CA on Thursday, June 04, 2015

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Huge improvement over the factory dash speakers. Enough said.

great product!!

Written By rh, visalia ca on Wednesday, May 20, 2015

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Great product excellent!!!!

Pros: Crisp sound

Cons: I have nothing to say there great

Kicker rocks

Written By Chad, California on Friday, May 08, 2015

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Always been a big fan of the Kicker brand, and these don't disappoint. Just changed out the factory speakers in my 2014 Ram 1500 in the dash corners. What an improvement!! Get plenty of highs, mids . Put in 600 Hz bass blockers. Keeps bass from flooding it out. Overall, very impressed.

Pros: Clean, clear sounding, very easy to install

Cons: none

Great buy!

Written By Anonymous, Saint hedwig, Texas on Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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Put these in the dash of my dodge neon. I already had kicker 6.5's in the doors and 6 by 9's in the rear deck do I didn't think these would help to much. Boy was I wrong! These speakers gave my car a whole new level of sound! The clarity and the in your face loudness was exactly what I was looking for!


Great replacement

Written By Jason, Bowling green, ky on Wednesday, April 15, 2015

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Simple 10 minute install with the included witing adaptors for my 2013 ram 1500 base radio. The sound of these is 100%better. Nice crisp clean highs and vocals. Direct fit no modification needed.

Pros: Perfect fit. Better sound quality overall than stock

Horrible speakers

Written By Don't buy me, South Lake Tahoe, CA on Thursday, April 02, 2015

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These speakers are terrible. The volume won't even be on high and the cones are bottoming out. The tweeters sound like straight distortion and dinging. On top of all that I have been waiting 2 weeks to get my return to sender sticker. So the speakers and this website are a total let down. A waste of my time and money.

Crutchfield response on Tuesday, April 07, 2015 It's unfortunate that these speakers didn't work out for you, but more importantly, we're sorry to hear that you haven't received those return labels yet. We typically email those so that you can return the speakers and get your refund as quickly as possible. We've asked our Customer Service team to reach out to you and make sure you're taken care of.

Put in 2011 Dodge Ram

Written By Jim, Kansas on Friday, March 27, 2015

Great overall speaker. Could tell the difference right away between factory and these. Get them from Crutchfield because they come with the connector that makes it so easy to install that a kid could do it. All you gotta do is attach the connector adapter to the speaker and plug it into the vehicle's part and your done. Great price and great product.

Pros: Price. Great sound. Easy installation.

Cons: NONE

2014 ram 1500

Written By Adam, Lula, ga on Monday, March 23, 2015

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These speakers are such a huge improvement over stock! Buy from Crutchfield and the speaker connectors are included! Worth every penny.

Did my stock dash speakers even work?

Written By KJen92, Des Moines, IA on Friday, March 20, 2015

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I cannot believe the sound output from these little guys. I have to fade my stereo a few notches to the back because these are throwing such clear vocals and highs. Doesn't get much better than these little hammers for dash speakers.

Pros: Holy sound and clarity!

Cons: None

Good sound

Written By Dana M, South Carolina on Tuesday, March 17, 2015

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It's been a long time since I've bought car stereo equipment but Crutchfield was my first memory of where to shop. These speakers were highly rated and sound great. Also the installation instructions that come along were spot on! Also the wiring harness that was recommend worked perfect and made the job very easy.

Great replacement over stock FJ

Written By Eric, Boston, MA on Monday, March 16, 2015

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I replaced my stock dash speakers in my 2008 FJ Cruiser with these. I had to do a custom mount and wiring job to make them fit but they are a huge replacement over the junk that Toyota has installed from the factory.

Pros: Fits as a replacement in FJ Cruiser Dash with a little custom modification Sounds pretty good, especially for the money

Cons: Don't have other 3.5"s to compare them against

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Written By kevinc, Louisiana on Thursday, February 26, 2015

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i believe that while i am no audiophile i do have extremely picky taste in speakers and their sound. that being said if you are replacing factory or old speakers with these you can't help but be blown away with the quality of sound from these small speakers. i have a 2012 ram express and once i replaced the speakers with these i could now hear sound that never came from the dash before. i have spent countless hours looking for good quality and low price options and kicker delivered on that. i would say that these are easily better quality than polk, infinity and jbl. you can not go wrong with these, try them you won't be disappointed.

Pros: price, quality, sound

Cons: None!

Good Factory Replacement

Written By IsaacV, Albuquerque,NM on Monday, February 23, 2015

These aren't fantastic speakers by any means. You're not going to get amazing sound quality, deep lows, etc out of these, but if you've got a truck that only has those 3 1/2" openings in the dash for front speakers, these are a major improvement. As long as you're not trying to drive a ton of bass out of them, they deliver clean audio at high volumes.

Pros: + Bolted right into the factory speaker mounts + Clean mids and highs at any reasonable volume + Very inexpensive

Cons: - They have all the low end you'd expect in speakers this size

Great for the price

Written By UnbalancedSignal, Atlanta, Ga on Monday, February 16, 2015

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Just replaced my factory speakers on my challenger with these and man what a difference... So much more crisp mid highs and highs... Will be replacing the 6x9's and 6.5's in my car with this series speaker

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Written By Anonymous, Texas on Thursday, February 12, 2015

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Very nice speakers! Bright and clear highs. A big improvement over stock!

Cons: None

I'm impressed

Written By seth, Arcadia LA on Wednesday, February 11, 2015

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I'm highly impressed with the sound quailty. I've always used kicker subwoofers and this is the first time I've used their mid range speakers. I definetly plan to use them in my future vehicles.

Pros: Excellent sound quality.

Cons: Had to modify exciting mounting brackets to make them fix and the hardware is terrible.

Replaced the tweeters in the sound bar with these.

Written By Rich, Texas on Tuesday, February 10, 2015

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These sound awesome just as long as you install them with bass blockers if you don't have a crossover.

Pros: Great sound. Nice highs.

Cons: Needs bass blockers.

2011 Dodge Ram Quad 1500

Written By Bill, pa on Monday, February 09, 2015

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Put these in my truck, huge improvement. I did all 6 speakers, but if you wanted a really cheap upgrade, just put these 2 in the dash, and in 15 minutes it will make a big difference. Of course then you will want to do the other 4, these 2 made the biggest difference of all of them.

Worry free!!

Written By Chad, New Albany, Indiana on Tuesday, February 03, 2015

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My most recent purchase was a pair of Kicker 40CS354 3-1/2" speakers for the front of my sons '88 K5 Blazer. They fit as well as the original speakers did, but I had no idea how much better the sound would be. With the free wiring connectors that come free from Crutchfield, installation was a breeze. I would recommend this product for anyone looking for speakers and the 3 1/2 inch range.

Pros: The mid to high range sound that these speakers give is the perfect complement to a subwoofer system.

Great Speakers!

Written By Joe, New Jersey on Monday, February 02, 2015

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Great Speakers. Fit perfect in my 68 Cadillac Deville (front speakers/dash). Access through the glove box after removing the door.

Pros: Clear...perfect fit for 68 caddy

Cons: none

Kicker 3.5

Written By Josh, Hewitt, Tx on Monday, December 15, 2014

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These things sound great in my 2013 Ram 1500. The first set I got one of the speakers was bad. I contacted Crutchfield and had a new set in less than week.

Pros: Great sound quality and price.

Cons: None so far!!

Dont know why Crutchfield doesn't list these for Dodge Challengers...

Written By Duramax, San Antonio, Texas on Monday, December 08, 2014

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Ive been upgrading my 2013 Dodge Challenger speakers slowly. Ive been using the Kicker CS series which are great, they are night and day if you compare the factory speakers. First I did the doors with the rear deck following. I then started looking into the front deck but Crutchfield doesn't list them on their website. After searching the challenger forums and found out the fronts are 3.5's, I bought a set of these speakers. Instead of listing my challenger as the car, I selected a 2013 dodge ram 1500 as my vehicle (since the harnesses are all the same). I started browsing the front deck speakers, added these 3.5 CS speakers, it added the free adapters to my cart and I checked out. The speakers and package came in shortly after and with the help of plastic nylon tools from harbor freight, I was able to pop out the plastic covering the speakers. Few minutes later these bad boys were up and running. Wow. At first I really couldn't hear the front speakers. These speakers changed that.

Pros: Great sound/bass

Cons: Not listed under Dodge Challengers

Crutchfield response on Tuesday, December 09, 2014 Glad to hear you got these speakers to fit! Our database shows that they are a very tight fit in the dash due to the mounting height - the dash trim panel could smash against the tweeters. Based on your experience, we'll have our research team take another look.

From quiet to music

Written By JimH, Louisiana on Wednesday, December 03, 2014

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Could not hear previous speakers in dash. After taking ~5 minutes to install with the supplied cables that hooked up great, I heard music from my dash that was never there in my previous factory speakers. Magnets are at least twice as heavy. Sounds great....along with 4 6x9 Kickers in the doors with a factory radio (~13 Watts RMS). Have had to use my fade to move volume to the back from the front. Very happy and would buy again.

Pros: Great sound, low cost, easy installation

Cons: None


Written By Joe R., Monroe ohio on Sunday, November 02, 2014

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Easy install. Took 5 minutes! And cheap! Very happy with these!

Pros: Install took 5 min. And sound ten times better than stock!

Cons: N/A

Sound better than expected

Written By CoryW, Indianapolis, IN on Saturday, October 18, 2014

I originally installed these with plans to replace them latter with a higher quality component set. The stock speakers in my Chrysler were so bad I didn't even listen to music in the car. These, as expected, were significantly better but to my surprise they actually give a fair amount of life to the audio system.

I have mine high-passed at at 400Hz; if you set the crossover too low they will suffer. I'm replacing theme with a component kit, but did consider connected these Kickers to an amplifier and crossing them at 600Hz.

Pros: Affordable price; synthetic film tweeter is good for low powered systems, and is not overly "bright"; surprisingly detailed.

Cons: "Kicker" branded


Written By yanni, san francisco on Monday, September 29, 2014

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great speakers for the price!

Pros: the sound quality is very good

05 Magnum

Written By Anonymous, Dc metropolitan area on Monday, September 15, 2014

These baby's came in today and already installed! Perfect fit no cutting no drilling they are better than the Boston system in the car gotta break them in first but I can tell the difference crisp clean sounds! Thank you kicker and Crutchfield. And the parts sent with then are also a perfect fit

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Written By Bill L, Lakeland on Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Lot of clear sound!

Pros: easy to install

Cons: none

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Written By Alfred, Miami on Thursday, August 14, 2014

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Installed these on my 2014 RAM 1500 Express Black Edition. Great product!!! Really brings the dash to life. You couldn't hear the factory dash speaker. What a difference . They sound great with NO amp only the factory radio.

Pros: Great product / dropped right in / super easy to install

Cons: None

Great replacement speakers

Written By Rob, Michigan on Monday, August 11, 2014

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Great replacement speakers. Really improved the sound in my 2006 Saab 9 3. Big improvement over the original factory speakers

Pros: Easy install

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Written By Anonymous, reno,nv on Monday, August 11, 2014

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better quality than stock

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee w/ Boston system

Written By Trout, SA, TX on Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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Fit perfectly. Sound AWESOME!

Pros: They fit. Connected with the Crutchfield supplied harness. Installed them both in about 10 minutes.

Cons: None.

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Written By cm, northern ca on Saturday, July 26, 2014

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Yes i have sound

Pros: Easy install thanks to crutchfield tech support for help picking out what i was looking for Made it so easy and less stressfull

Cons: Replacement for under dash on 1983 chevy truck lump noticable

Kicker 40CS354 Speakers in my 85 Supra

Written By Supraman, Rincon Georgia on Friday, July 25, 2014

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These kicker speakers were a perfect match for the JVC Kw 910BT radio I ordered from Crutchfield They were installed in the dash of my 1985 Supra by simply shimming one side with some washers were it mounts in the opening .The speaker wire connections were the same as the stock ones so connecting them was easy.

Pros: Sound great, great price

Cons: None

Great sound

Written By Chris, Las Vegas, NV on Friday, July 25, 2014

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Great sound for such a little speaker. I used these to replace the dash speakers in my 2013 Ram 1500 and was pleasantly surprised. My only problem is now I have to get an amp for the rest of the speakers in the cab so they can keep up. (Rest of the cab was replaced with 6.5 and 6x9 Cadence)

Pros: Great as is.

Cons: None

Great speaker for the price

Written By Dcjae, Torrance, CA on Monday, July 21, 2014

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Installed in 2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee dash. Easy swap. Bright and clear, although maybe a bit too bright on some tracks. No need to change the other speakers; these will bring out the highs that are lacking in the stock setup.

Pros: Nice sound, clear, bright highs

Cons: May distort at loud settings.

Great Improvement on the Cheap!

Written By 300, Florida on Saturday, July 12, 2014

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These fit perfectly in my 2013 Chrysler 300c. It has the Alpine system with 276 watt amp. The stock speakers leave a lot to be desired in that they have no "punch" or warmth. These little Kicker's are a tremendous improvement in terms of clarity and soundstage. I was looking at the Infinity Reference 3.5's but I thought I'd take a gamble on these for less than half the price. I'm glad I went with Kicker.

Installation was a simple, 30-minute job and the harness adapter was a perfect solution to cutting and splicing the factory wiring.

Highly satisfied with these speakers!

Pros: Great improvement in clarity and stereo separation. Easy install. Perfect fit. Cheap.

Cons: Crutchfield says that these don't fit in the dash of the 2013 Chrysler 300c but they fit perfectly.

great speakers!

Written By MichaelV, Byron Center, MI on Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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These are great speakers for how inexpensive they are, When I first bought them I had plans to possibly switch them out with something else but when I put them in and played them for the first time I was pleasantly surprise by clearness and big sound from them and now i think i will keep them in there for good. A must-have product!

Kicker 40CS354 2012 Ram 1500 Quad Cab

Written By Douglass, California on Friday, June 27, 2014

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I recently installed a Pioneer 4000-NEX into my 2012 Ram 1500 Quad Cab. After doing the install my highs seemed a little flat. I installed these kickers into the dash, and noticed sound improvements immediately. The sound is much more balanced, and they sound great with the existing stock speakers. I am very happy with the purchase.

Pros: Sound great, great price, easy install

Cons: None

Great sound, Great price

Written By Princerat9, Plant city, Fl on Tuesday, June 24, 2014

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These speakers are great. The tweeter is good and doesn't squeak at all. Recommend using bass blockers, they make they quality improve a lot! And they provide installation gear awesome!

Pros: Price Sound Easy installation

Cons: Nothing yet.

decent speakers

Written By murtiago, grass lake, mi on Monday, June 23, 2014

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Good price, high wattage, decent sound

Pros: Wattage Ease of mounting Tweeter sounds good

Cons: Midrange sound quality isnt that great, but some 5-1/4" speakers in your doors will be enough to compensate.

Surprising sound for such a small speaker.

Written By Jamie, Derry, NH on Saturday, June 14, 2014

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Between the low price and surprisingly big sound these put out I could not be happier. These were originally bought as replacement speakers for the stock dash speakers in my 2000 Saab 93 hatchback. Just for the hell of it I installed them in my 2001 Saab 93 convertible (expecting to replace them with something higher end like Polk reference speakers) but I would up liking them so much that I left them in there and wound up getting CS series speakers for the rest of the convertible installation. I will order more of these for the hatchback. I WOULD recommend using some 600hz bass blockers with them though, especially if you will be adding an amp and a sub as I did. You won't need the bass they produce and they will sound much clearer when the lows are reduced.

Pros: Great sound. Solidly constructed.

Cons: None. The only limitations are inherent in ANY small diameter cone speaker.

Great sound for even better price!

Written By keepupwithajones, Vicksburg, MS on Friday, June 13, 2014

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Great price with amazing sound!

Pros: Everything

Cons: None

Great buy!

Written By Tiki Tim, Bradenton, FL on Monday, May 05, 2014

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Excellent buy. Fit the doors of my 2002 Dodge Ram Van 1500 perfectly with no issues. This van has never sounded better!

Pros: Great fit, Great sound.

Cons: None

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Written By V Leo, Red Rock on Saturday, May 03, 2014

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The best speaker in this size, best bang for your buck.


Written By SafetyDaveG, La Porte, TX on Friday, April 25, 2014

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Excellent value

Pros: plug & play install

Cons: "Scratch & Dent" was a little more like "someone cut the wires off the tweeters & you'll have to solder new ones on"

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Written By Elvis, Miami on Monday, April 21, 2014

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Perfect factory speakers replacement, they sound amazing.

Excellent Replacement Speakers

Written By John T, Oklahoma City, Ok on Wednesday, April 09, 2014

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These are excellent speakers, especially for the price. Running them off of OEM power and they sound fantastic. I know they would sound even better with aftermarket head unit or amp, but right now very content with them. Huge improvement over factory speakers. Very easy hookup thanks to Kicker providing wires and connectors. Great Buy!

great speakers

Written By melen2120, bronx nyc on Sunday, April 06, 2014

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i got the speakers for my 2011 sonata gls to replace the factory 2.5 speaker.had to modify to make them fit (no big deal ).when first installed speaker broke up and distorted real bad at mid vol.had to put a bass blocker to keet it from breaking up.after that was done gave a hole new life to my car clear and no distortion at al even at full vol.

Pros: with bass blocker speaker works great no problem for a 3.5 "speaker.

Cons: had to make my own bass blocker when i feel they shold come with it from factory .3.5" speakers shold be getting eny bass eny ways

very good

Written By ostbody, Adrian ND on Wednesday, April 02, 2014

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great sound out of a small speaker

Pros: great sound

Cons: only 2 mounting tabs

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Written By Brian, Babylon NY on Tuesday, March 25, 2014

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I could have stopped replacing speakers with just these up in the dash on my 07 Laredo, the sound is amazing over the stock tweeters. The treble is razor sharp, almost too much for me and i love that clear sound. I combined these with the matching Kicker 40CS654's and the result is much better than i had expected.

Good factory replacement

Written By Laukc7085, Janesville, WI on Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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Great replacement speaker. Look nice, exact oem mounts. Tweeters are crisp and clear, good mid range for a 3.5" speaker. No bass but that's to be expected

Pros: Crisp highs, oem mount

Cons: None

Good speakers

Written By Drew Casati, Carmel, IN on Saturday, March 15, 2014

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I custom mounted these in the dash of my 03 PT Cruiser and they work and sound great.

great sound

Written By jake, singers glen va on Monday, March 10, 2014

Easy install and awesome sound from such a small speaker. Unreal difference in sound over stock

Pros: Great sound

Cons: None


Written By Anonymous, WY. on Saturday, March 08, 2014

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Perfect fit and sound. Installed in VW Golf 2

Pros: Perfect fit and sound.

Cons: Non


Written By KJE, Atlanta, GA on Sunday, February 16, 2014

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wish i could give it 10 Stars, literally the move impressive sound quality improvement in 20+ years of using Crutchfield auto components....I cannot believe the sound quality with these Kicker speakers...simply AMAZING!!!!!

Pros: installed in less than 15 minutes

Cons: none!!

Sound is great!!

Written By GilaMonster77, Houston, TX on Sunday, February 16, 2014

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I bought these as factory replacement speakers with low expectations for my dash speakers in my 13' Ram 1500. Man am I blown away!! Like night and day from stock to these lil kickers. Highly recommend these speakers if your lookin to upgrade your sound in your truck. Also using stock radio. Can't wait to put after market and get these babies really signing.

Pros: Ease of installation, sound quality, perfect fit from factory speakers.

Great Speakers

Written By Rcraw34, North Babylon, NY on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Great speakers to replace the stock ones I had. Sounds great for the price they are. Very happy buy.

Pros: Cheap Sound great Give a nice bass

Cons: None

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Written By Anonymous, mn on Wednesday, February 12, 2014

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Clear and precise sound quality

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Written By AdamP, Selmer, TN on Thursday, February 06, 2014

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These speakers are awesome for the price and for the size!

Pros: Fit perfect. Easy install sound great

Works OK I guess

Written By AH, Oregon on Wednesday, February 05, 2014

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I replaced the OEM speakers with these. The original cones were shot. So major improvement there. Only one problem, certain higher frequencies "hiss" a little. It's not static, it's just a hiss. Hard to describe. Might be because I have a poor connection, or maybe they need broken in more.

Pros: Fit right in the spot, inexpensive, decent sound.


Written By Mau, Denver on Wednesday, January 29, 2014

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Good for the price

Pros: Highs sounds great

Cons: Still distorts

Must have for Altima drivers

Written By Java483, Lincoln, NE on Monday, January 20, 2014

If you own a 2007-2012 Altima with the non-Bose stereo these are a must have replacement for the dash speakers. Night and day difference. I've replaced the door and rear speakers as well but couldn't really tell a difference. In fact I think it sounded worse so I went back to the stockers. I'm now in the process of trying an amplifier and see if that makes it better. Honestly unless you're an audiophile I would just replace these and call it a day. Car audio can easily suck you in thinking if I did this and this it would sound better. Don't be like me and know when to say when. And fortunately the dash speakers are the easiest to replace. Best $40 you will spend. The only other thing I would recommend is an aftermarket head unit. That is where I started and next to these speakers made the biggest sound improvement not to mention the additional functionality you get.

Pros: Easy to install, great sound, cheap price

Cons: None

Amazing sound

Written By Bush, Orlando ,fl on Sunday, January 12, 2014

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The first thing you know when the box opens is , It's big magnet shows you made the right choice! Second is how easy it was to install the kickers , thanks to wire kit that fits the factory wires in my 2013 dodge. And the third thing I know about the kickers is the amazing sound they make! I couldn't believe the great sound it was pushing out! I'm happy The product was made.

Great speaker

Written By Nati513, Cincinnati, ohio on Sunday, January 05, 2014

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Really great speaker for the price

Pros: Evens out the sound of your system

Cons: None

Crystal clear highs.

Written By Don, Columbia IL on Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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Easy drop in replacement. Can hear clear highs now across my dash.

Pros: Great speaker

Cons: none

Kicker 40CS354

Written By Danilo, Austin, TX on Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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Wow!!! I know its considered a "factory upgrade" however the sound quality is night and day. This is my 3rd pair of kicker speakers,all bought right here on Crutchfield, and customer services is always so great and Kicker product does so well.

Good Speakers

Written By D, Canonsburg, WV on Saturday, December 07, 2013

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Great speakers. Great price. The installation products are great.

Great little speakers.

Written By Anonymous, Puerto Rico on Tuesday, December 03, 2013

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Put them on my 2012 hyundai sonata limited 2.0t, matching them to Alpine type r components and coaxial speakers, and type r 8" sub w., this things sound crisp, detailed, and can handle power. The tweeter is high but you can work it with the eq. Great little things. My system sounds beautiful

Pros: Fit nicely in my dash, sound crisp, detailed and powerful.

Cons: A little harsh on the high end but easy to eq.

Kicker 3 1\2 speakers

Written By Mdog 1991, Maryville mo on Saturday, November 23, 2013

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I installed these speakers in a 99 chevy silverado with a aftermarket receiver and found that the bass was good but the sound was not it was more distorted then anything I recently took them out and replaced with Rockford primes much better sound but not as much bass so it's really all in what u like

Pros: Good bass

Cons: Distorted sound

Great speaker

Written By Jestazed, Silverthorne, CO on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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These speakers sound great for their size. I replaced some Boston Acoustics that were blown and was pleasantly surprised with the aditional highs that these speakers provide.

Pros: better high end

Cons: sacrifice a little low end, but hey, they are only 3 1/2" woofers.

Kickers with a kick

Written By Kicker 40cs354, Spring, TX on Monday, November 18, 2013

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Theses speakers sound really good in my 1988 Chevy pick and I wouldn't have it any other way but kicker

Pros: Fit really good and have a lot of treble

Cons: Since it's so small it doesn't give out a lot of bass but that's to be expected with small speakers

Great speakers

Written By Greg, Columbus, GA on Sunday, November 17, 2013

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Bought these speakers a few weeks ago. They dropped right into the factory holes without a problem. The sound they produce is great. A lot better than the factory speakers, and they are running off the factory head unit for power. I would recommend these to anyone looking for a cleaner, crisper highs.

Pros: Clean, crisp highs.

Cons: Haven't found any yet


Written By Jay, Scranton on Thursday, November 07, 2013

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Amazing high-end. Used for factory replace in fjcruiser. Loud for on amped.

Pros: Crisp high end good price

Cons: Not much low end

great product

Written By Jason, mandan, nd on Friday, October 25, 2013

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Added Great sound for an old system.

Pros: Nice fit with adapter plates.

Cons: None.

Sounds Great

Written By Ernie P., Charlotte, NC on Tuesday, October 22, 2013

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Sounds great. Easy install in my 2001 SAAB 9-3.

Pretty Good speakers

Written By turbosteele, Layton, Utah on Wednesday, October 09, 2013

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I can't review both speakers, as I found out my front driver's side speaker has some bad wiring. But after about a week or two the sound quality on the other speaker kicked in and sounds nice. I get both some decent bass as well as the mid and higher tones. Nice product.

Pros: Great sound quality.

Cons: Can't judge the second speaker; not manufacturer's fault.

Kicker 40CS354

Written By Jeffg, Chadwicks,NY on Monday, September 16, 2013

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