Road noise can often obscure the all-important high frequencies in your music. Result? Your tunes sound dull and lifeless, with poor stereo imaging. Kicker's KS693 6" x 9" speakers feature 3/4" and 1" titanium dome tweeters that provide a crisp, clean sound that cuts through interference with ease. You'll revel in detailed, realistic music when you play your favorite tracks.

These 3-ways don't neglect the low frequencies, either. The high-performance polypropylene woofer cones keep their shape when the music's turned up loud so the bass stays true. High-strength steel baskets, heavy-duty internal parts, and synthetic rubber surrounds combine to create strong, stable speakers with excellent accuracy.


Priced per pair

Product Highlights:

  • 3-way 6" x 9" speakers (pair)
  • CIMP (Curvilinear Injection-Molded Polypropylene) woofer cone with Santoprene™ surround
  • 1" titanium dome tweeter
  • 3/4" titanium dome tweeter
  • certified for marine use
  • power range: 5-100 watts RMS (300 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 30-21,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92 dB
  • top-mount depth: 3-1/4"
  • 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.

Hands-on research

What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • Two 3-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • 2 Grille rings
  • Two 12" lengths of speaker wire (has female quick slides on one end and bare wire on the other end)
  • 8 Stainless steel self-tapping screws
  • 8 Stainless steel speed clips
  • 4 Plastic crimp connectors
  • Owner's Manual (English/Spanish/French/German)

Features and Specs

General
Design 3-way
Tweeter Design 3/4" Dome
Tweeter Composition Titanium
Woofer Composition CIMP Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Santoprene
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity 92 dB at 1 watt
Frequency Response 30 - 21k Hz
RMS Power Range (Watts) 5-100
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 300
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 3 1/4
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 3 3/4

Product Research

Features

Curvilinear Injection-Molded Polypropylene Woofer Cones (CIMP): CIMP is a high performance composite, which remains rigid, minimizes cone flex and lowers harmonic distortion. The CIMP consists of a one-piece, injection-molded polypropylene material that moves as a piston, exhibiting power and control.

Enhanced BAM (Basket and Motor) Assembly: The Enhanced BAM (Basket and Motor) Assembly utilizes a high strength steel basket, features a low-profile open design, and provides a solid foundation for the precision aligned motor assembly.

Santoprene Rubber Surrounds: The santoprene rubber surrounds offer unmatched acoustical dampening and UV protection, while allowing extended cone excursion for additional bass output and higher SPL.

Voice Coil Former: Each woofer uses a high-temperature Polyimide film voice coil former for improved sonic and conductive properties, and to prevent thermal-electrical meltdown.

Tinsel Leads: The speaker uses high power tinsel lead wires to prevent broken leads and power loss due to the common use of "insufficient gauge" lead wires.

Dual Titanium Dome Tweeters: Each speaker features a 1" and 3/4" Titanium dome tweeters with neodymium magnets for an extended high frequency response up to 21kHz.

Ferro-Fluid Cooled Tweeter Voice Coils: Each tweeter voice coil is fluid cooled for greater durability.

Grille Mounting: The supplied grille rings mount under the speakers. If you install the speakers with the grilles, the speaker mounting depth is decreased to 3.015" and the speaker mounting height is increased to 2.0265".

Marine Ready: The speakers are equipped with stainless steel mounting hardware (screws and speed clips) which resist corrosion, allowing you to replace most stock boat speakers without worry.

Our Product Research Team

At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team — they open the box, verify contents, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.

Kicker KS693 Reviews

Average Customer Review:

7 reviews
Review this product
Great Gear Giveaway

Submit a review and then enter to win a $500 rewards card

(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)
(0)

Review this product:

Thanks for taking the time to share your experiences about this product. Please be sure to focus your comments on the product itself. Read our Review Guidelines for more information.

Your email won't be visible. Please use the email address that is associated with your order.
(e.g., JohnD) Your review will be signed using the display name and location
(e.g., Charlottesville, VA)

Click on a star to rate the overall product on a scale of 1-5
1500 characters left
  Attach a YouTube Review
Crutchfield Video Review Guidelines
  • Only submit videos that you made or are authorized to use.
  • Do not submit videos that contain music, video or visuals that are copyrighted and belong to someone else.
  • Please see our Review Guidelines for more information.
500 characters left
500 characters left

Kicker KS693

Written By Enoch, florida on Saturday, June 07, 2008

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

great speaker they kick, sweet bass and excellent high and mid ranges. will buy kickers again.

Kicker KS693

Written By Nicholas, Warren, Ohio on Thursday, May 22, 2008

Well I have to say these are one of the best sounding 6"x9" speakers I've ever heard. They complement my Kicker 04SS652 component speakers very well, with a surprising amount of bass. Snappy highs, with no distortion even at very high volume.

Hooked them up to an Eclipse amp I had laying around and bridged them to 150x2 at 4-ohms, and these things take it, and beg for more!

I highly recommend these speakers for anyone thats looking for a sweet sounding speaker at a nice price. But be sure to put an amp on these to fully take advantage of what they have to offer!

Kicker KS693

Written By Fred, New York on Monday, May 19, 2008

I installed these speakers in my 70 Dodge Dart. They have excellent bass
and crystal clear highs. I also installed the Kicker KS5250 5 1/4" speakers in
the doors. I would recommend these speakers to anyone. For the price you
can't beat it.

great kickers

Written By mike, ny on Saturday, May 17, 2008

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

put these speakers
in the back of my
caddy, great sound
quality and
excellent bass. not
too bad to install
except for removing
the carpeting in the
back. great price
for the quality i
highly recommend
these and would buy
again.

Kicker KS693

Written By Matt Jr, Orwigsburg, PA. on Thursday, March 27, 2008

Great speakers for the money, very clear and great bass response.

Great speaker for the price!

Written By michael, SD, CA on Saturday, March 15, 2008

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Put a pair of these on my boat. Great bang for the buck!!! I definitely would buy again.

Great Value and Performance!

Written By Jeff, Tennessee on Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I recently purchased two pair of speakers for separate installations. The price seemed to be great but I was hesitant since there were no reviews. I searched the internet and found favorable reviews and decided to take a chance. The first pair went into a 98 Cutlass with a factory stereo. The speakers installed into the rear deck without any problems at all. I was very happy with the amount of bass and overall clarity they provided. I will now have to upgrade the stock speakers in the front doors since the rear speakers are now performing well beyond the stock speakers. When I am done it should sound very good.

The second pair went into an 85 Ford F250. I placed the speakers into .4 cubic feet boxes which I purchased and modified. The speakers are sitting behind the seat facing upwards. I have a Pioneer DEH-P390MP head unit and Pioneer 6.5" TS-A1682S speakers in the front doors. I am very happy with the Kickers and the overall system, but can't wait to install my amp.

I have both listened to and owned several different stereo systems and speakers over the years and I would highly recommend the speakers. I do like a decent amount of bass while listening to music and the Kickers provide plenty, but are not to be compared to a sub-woofer.

Get everything you’ll need to enjoy your new Kicker KS693

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.
The right tools will help keep your installation simple and clean.
Dynamat 10415 Xtreme Speaker Kit

Dynamat 10415 Xtreme Speaker Kit

Two 10-in. x 10-in. Sheets

Item #: 15410415

(46)

$26.99
Add to Cart
T-Spec 12-gauge Speaker Wire

T-Spec 12-gauge Speaker Wire

Black/white jacket — priced per foot

Item #: 120SW12WB1

(30)

XTC 6

XTC 6"x9" Speaker Baffles

Protect your speakers (Slim-line: 3-3/4" depth)

Item #: 237XT92

(34)

$8.99
Add to Cart
Boom Mat 6

Boom Mat 6"x9" Speaker Baffles

Protect your speakers
Regular and slim-line sizes (Regular: 4-1/2" depth)

Item #: 696B050380

(21)

S&G Tool Aid 87650

S&G Tool Aid 87650

Door Trim and Panel Removal Tool

Item #: 18187650

(71)

Spec Tools Stubby Driver

Spec Tools Stubby Driver

Ratcheting driver for tight installations

Item #: 180PGS5100

(2)

$19.99
Add to Cart
S&G Tool Aid 87615

S&G Tool Aid 87615

Window and Door Clip Removal Tool

Item #: 18187615

(12)

Skewdriver Pro SPK4042

Skewdriver Pro SPK4042

Ratcheting straight and offset screwdriver set with 40 bits (Skewdriver Pro with ratchet handle, pictured)

Item #: 180SPK4042

(8)

$49.99
Add to Cart
Spec Tools SQR-200a Squeeze Wrench

Spec Tools SQR-200a Squeeze Wrench

Narrow space ratchet kit with 18 sockets

Item #: 180SQR200A

(1)

$49.99
Add to Cart
Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

Metra Crimp Tool and Connectors

Package contains crimp tool and over 150 pieces

Item #: 120CRIMPKT

(15)

$19.99
Add to Cart
Install Bay 3320

Install Bay 3320

Auto-ranging digital multimeter

Item #: 1203320

$39.99
Add to Cart
Install Bay IB35400

Install Bay IB35400

Premium door panel and trim tool

Item #: 12035400

$15.99
Add to Cart