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MTX Terminator522

Terminator Series 5-1/4" 2-way car speakers

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Overview

Our take on the MTX Terminator522

MTX is looking out for you. They designed the Terminator Series speakers to put out serious sound without you having to empty your bank account. If you've been dying to replace your burned-out factory speakers, but haven't been able to justify the expense, MTX takes guilt out of the equation. And with protection under MTX's unique 5-year warranty, this buy is as practical as it is fun.

Terminator 522

It's time to upgrade                            

MTX is looking out for you. They designed the Terminator Series speakers to put out serious sound without you having to empty your bank account. If you've been dying to replace your burned-out factory speakers, but haven't been able to justify the expense, MTX takes guilt out of the equation. And with protection under MTX's unique 5-year warranty, this buy is as practical as it is fun.

What a speaker

These Terminator522 5-1/4" full-range speakers will take your in-car audio experience to the next level. The durable polypropylene woofer and Mylar dome tweeter are vast improvements over the standard paper cones used by factory speakers. With the sensitivity of these new materials, you'll gain more focus in the midrange and clearer highs, even from the power of a factory stereo. But if you have an aftermarket stereo or amp, you can listen with confidence since these puppies can handle up to 35 watts RMS. Grilles are included for a custom installation.

These speakers sound great and were easy to install. Crutchfield makes it easy. Thanks!

Michael, Vista,Ca

What's in the Box:

  • Two 2-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 6" Lengths of speaker wire (each has female quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other)
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Warranty information
  • Specifications printed on box

Highlights:

  • 5-1/4" 2-way car speakers (pair)
  • polypropylene woofer cone with rubber surround
  • Mylar dome tweeter
  • frequency response: 58-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 87.9 dB
  • RMS power: 2-35 watts (70 watts peak)
  • top-mount depth: 2-1/8"
  • grilles included
  • warranty: 2 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
Reviews

MTX Terminator522 Reviews

Average Customer Review:

19 Reviews

Upgrade!

Written by: Michael from Vista,Ca on May 29, 2016

2004 Jeep Wrangler

These speakers sound great and were easy to install. Crutchfield makes it easy. Thanks!

Pros: These speakers sound great and were easy to install with the included wiring adapter from Crutchfield. Thanks!

Cons: None

Good for the price.

Written by: Q from Chisholm, MN on May 8, 2016

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great way to upgrade your stick speakers fits well and sounds nice.

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Sounds great

Written by: Anonymous from Fond Du Lac, WI on April 29, 2016

2012 Ford Taurus

I wanted to upgrade an upgrade and get rid of my factory speakers since I was upgrading. So far they sound pretty good and were a great buy.

Pros: Sound great

Cons: None as of now

MTX Terminator522

Written by: Andrew R from Charlotte, NC on April 20, 2016

2006 Mitsubishi Lancer
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Look great and sound fine. Until they hit a certain bass note. Then you'll wish you had never purchased them. I even have bass blockers on them. Do not buy these!

Pros: Look great

Cons: Sound like crap.

Great Value

Written by: Anonymous from Eureka, IL on April 10, 2016

2003 Honda Element
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These sounds great in my Honda Element. Much better than stock.

Pros: Price point, great sound

Cons: None yet

Disappointed

Written by: jc from Arkansas on April 9, 2016

2016 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I'm pretty disappointed with these speakers. They really don't sound any better than the OEM speakers I already had in my Jeep. Even more disappointing is that one of them has busted within a month of installation...and it certainly isn't because I've had the volume up abnormally loud.

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Crutchfield response on April 11, 2016 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

Nice!

Written by: Mike from Redwood City on April 3, 2016

1982 Mercedes-Benz 300D-T
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Nice units. Easy install.

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Volvo 850 front door speaker replacement

Written by: TampawithDave from Tampabay on March 30, 2016

1994 Volvo 850
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Perfect replacement for smaller factory originals,. I used two of the original screws and drilled the remaining two. I using #6x1/2" self tapping phillips head for those. The sound improvement is better than I expected, significantly so. Along with the Thunder 35s I used in the dash the front of the cabin sound has been elevated beyond expectations.

Pros: Great sound, tweeter is withing the body of the speaker. Since it does not protrude beyond the top of the speaker I could use the factory grille. Terrific lows, mids and highs.

Cons: None

Good for the money

Written by: Fastfreddy from Hull,MA on January 4, 2016

2000 GMC Yukon
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I bought the speakers to replace the blown speakers in my 2001 GMC Yukon. They look great in sound good.

Pros: Affordable, fit well(shallow mounting depth) and sound great .

Cons: They are listed as a full range speaker. But the stock paper cone speakers had more low-end bass. If you have a sub woofer it would fill in for the frequencies You are missing with these speakers.

Great Speakers

Written by: Tommyz44 from Corning, Ny on November 19, 2015

2000 Daewoo Nubira
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Replaced stock rear speakers in a 2000 Daewoo Nubria Wagon. Holes lined up perfectly. Love these speakers.

Pros: Great speakers for the size. Nice range of sound. MTX is always a good quality brand

Cons: A bit flatter than I had hopped. I've used MTX in the past, with a bit more punch. Only reason I took off one star. I wish I could review 4.5 out of 5 since really that flat is only worth about a half star.

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Written by: gf from new orleans on July 5, 2015

1998 Toyota 4Runner
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

They are ok. Not the sound I was hoping for

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Great speakers for the price

Written by: Jimmy from Tennessee on May 3, 2015

1997 Saturn SC1
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Small speakers but good sound

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Cons: none

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Written by: larry from Cedar, MN on May 3, 2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Mtx terminator 522

Pros: Seem like pretty nice speakers sound good for their size warranty is good

Cons: haven't found any yet haven't used it much yet but they seem nice

Great door speakers for the price

Written by: MikeP from Washington on March 9, 2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These speakers are a great addition to my car for the price. They are used to add additional sound to the other speakers in the rear deck and do it nicely. I was surprised by the full range they produced.

Pros: Great fit, easy install, great sound for the money. Impressed by the construction.

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Great Speakers, Great Value

Written by: Dave from New Hampshire on January 2, 2015

2010 Mazda 3
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These speakers work really well in our Mazda 3. They were easy to install and really make the stock sound system sound great. Not quite enough bass pushing through them as I would like. But then again, it was a gift for my college-aged daughter and she loves them!

Pros: Super fast delivery and full disclosure by Crutchfield on shortages

Cons: Deep bass sounds

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Written by: Anonymous from Damascus MD on December 27, 2014

1993 Jeep Cherokee
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Amazing speakers! For the money these things rock! Great speakers all around!

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Great

Written by: ozzy from Woodruff WI on December 14, 2014

1996 Jeep Cherokee
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Very pleased with the product. Surpassed my expectations for the price. Easy install, came with everything I needed.

Pros: Good quality

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Written by: MTX Terminator522 from ne on October 24, 2014

2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Works great even with stock radio

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Decent Speakerse

Written by: JJ from Arizona on October 16, 2014

1998 Chevrolet Tahoe
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I feel that these are well rounded speakers for the money. I feel that the warranty cannot be beat.

Pros: Crisp Clear mids/highs

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Hands-on research

What's in the box?

Download the MTX Terminator522 manual

  • Two 2-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 6" Lengths of speaker wire (each has female quick-slides on one end and bare wire on the other)
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Warranty information
  • Specifications printed on box

Product Research

Features

Woofer Cones: The MTX Terminator series speakers feature durable and rigid polypropylene woofer cones. Polypropylene is also resistant to the moisture and temperature extremes found in automotive applications.

Tweeters: Each speaker has a Mylar dome tweeter for clean, accurate highs.

Specification Note: MTX seems to list contradicting power specifications on the box; with the other specifications they list 70 watts peak, but on the front of the box they list 105 watts max power. We've adopted the 70 watt rating simply because it's the more conservative figure.

Our Product Research Team

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Thanks for your question. This is a pair, two speakers. [ Kenny  Mar 12, 2016 ]  Staff
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