An impressive array of features

Why replace your factory radio? Most people say they want a receiver that looks great and offers more features. The KDC-BT755HD CD receiver certainly scores big in the looks department, and Kenwood's loaded this receiver with a bunch of features that you'll enjoy:

  • HD Radio™: A built-in tuner lets you enjoy the best sound in free radio, with near CD-quality sound on FM broadcasts. Other HD Radio advantages include the ability to tag tunes for later purchase at the iTunes store, and the access you'll enjoy to the additional programs offered by many stations.
  • Built-in Bluetooth®: This receiver offers hands-free calling and audio streaming, and your phones pair up automatically, thanks to Kenwood's Simple Secure Pairing system. And iPhone users enjoy one-touch pairing when they plug in via USB.
  • Pandora® Internet Radio and iHeart Radio users will appreciate this receiver's excellent built-in controls — connect via USB with your iPhone, or by Bluetooth with your Android, and you can scroll through your stations and give a thumbs-up or thumbs-down right from the receiver's face.
  • iPod® or iPhone® controls: Connect your device to the receiver's front-panel USB input, and you'll blaze through your tracks and playlists. Dedicated "Search" and "Return" keys cut down on the need to work through menus when you're looking for a specific song.
  • Android® controls: If you store your music on an Android device, download Kenwood's free Music Control app and enjoy a variety of search and playback features when your phone is plugged into the front-panel USB.
  • SirusXM-ready: For satellite radio subscribers (or those who plan to be), the KDC-BT755HD works with SiriusXM's outboard tuner (not included), so you can enjoy coast-to-coast reception of your favorite talk, sports, and music programming.
  • Variable button illumination: Choose from a wide selection of colors to match this receiver's buttons to the color of your vehicle's dash illumination.

Enjoy your music and shape your sound

If you're feeling "old-school," slip in a CD and take full advantage of this receiver's 24-bit digital-to-analog converter. It converts the raw data on your disc, including MP3, WMA, and AAC files, to smooth, lifelike sound. (It'll make a big difference in the music on your iPod or thumb drive, too.)

Wimpy bass and treble controls can't compare with this receiver's 3-band parametric equalizer, high- and low-pass filters, and selectable bass boost, along with settings that let you adjust for your car's speaker setup. And this receiver offers three sets of preamp outputs, so you can easily add amps to build a killer audio system in your car.

Want to keep your car's steering wheel audio controls?

In most vehicles, you can use an adapter (not included) to connect your vehicle's steering wheel controls to this Kenwood stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and this Kenwood, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. Check the "Accessories" tab for compatible adapters.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

Note: If you're going to use your iPod with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for specific iPod model compatibility with this receiver.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (22 watts RMS/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and audio streaming
    • built-in HD Radio tuner
    • Pandora control with iPhone, Android, and Blackberry
    • Kenwood's free Music Control app for USB playback of music on Android devices
    • plays CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RW discs including discs loaded with AAC, MP3, and WMA music files
    • detachable face with adjustable multi-line display and variable-color button illumination
    • remote control
    Audio features:
    • 3-band equalizer with 8 preset EQ curves
    • high- and low-pass filters
    • subwoofer level controls
    Expandability:
    • iPod/iPhone direct control via USB input — no adapter necessary, but adding Kenwood's optional connecting cable lets you leave your iPod cable at home
    • SiriusXM-ready (SVX-200 tuner and subscription required)
    • inputs: front-panel auxiliary and USB input
    • outputs: 6-channel preamp outputs (2.5-volt front, rear, and subwoofer)
    Other features and specs:

    Why replace your factory radio?

    Two good reasons - sound quality and cool features. A new car stereo offers power that's superior to most factory radios, along with more sophisticated tone controls. And most car stereos offer built-in or optional features that add safety and fun to life in your car, including inputs for your iPod or MP3 player, Bluetooth connectivity for hands-free cell phone calls, satellite radio or HD Radio reception, and connections for building an audio system in your car.

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    Broken bluetooth!

    Written By Anonymous, New York on Saturday, December 27, 2014

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    I am beside myself. I spent all day installing this in my fiance's CR-V which was a christmas present to her. We are going on a road trip tomorrow and couldn't wait to use this. The bluetooth does not work for anything in this device. Neither my Note 3 Android phone nor her Iphone 4S could read a bluetooth signal to pair the device. I even upgraded all the firmware for the device and still nothing. I'm going to need a replacement unit now. Hopefully Crutchfield can give me the same thing so I don't have to do everything completely over.

    Cons: It is broken.

    Excellent head unit...

    Written By Ken Morningwood, Maugansville, MD on Sunday, March 09, 2014

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    I bought this unit to replace my Sony GT-700HD which died after 2 years. Getting familiar with the controls took a couple of days, but outside of that the unit has delivered top notch performance in every way. The sound quality is really good and is really customizable for the different types of music which I listen to. Being a commuter a good stereo is an absolute must for me and the KDC-BT755HD has delivered.

    Pros: Excellent sound quality and a plethora of options. Easy to use remote. Multi-color display option is very nice.

    Cons: Display is hard to read in broad daylight, but that's been an issue for every head unit I've owned.

    What A Great Way to Spen an Afternoon.

    Written By Travers, Newport News. VA on Thursday, March 06, 2014

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    I am very pleased with the rapid delivery time. The receiver and its installation kit were very easy to install. The instructions were complete. I recommend soldering the harness wires and insulating them with shrink wrap for permanent connections. Overall this can't be beat for the price.

    Pros: Everything needed is included. The instructions are clear and well illustrated. The sound quality of the receiver is tops. The entire installation and set-up can be completed in 2 hours.

    Cons: Be careful in placing the order. Be sure to include the installation kit with the receiver order to avoid the UPS shuffle.

    Great stereo

    Written By CarlP, Grenada, MS on Monday, March 03, 2014

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    Everything works good. It sounds better than I expected. This one has so many features packed in it. This creates many menus and questions, but this gives my 16 year old son more to learn.

    kenwood kdc

    Written By hooligan332, corinth ms on Monday, March 03, 2014

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    This is an awesome unit. I've always been a Kenwood fan. I have the product four stars because of the screen text. You can't get the clock and song title or radio station all on the same screen. It's one or the other. Nothing really that picky it just bothers me. Bummer this CD player was discontinued two days after I bought it but I'm more than satisfied with it. Great service with crutchfield as always

    Pros: Easy to use Bluetooth works with android

    Cons: Doesn't show clock on screen unless you select it too.

    Kenwood KDC-BT755HD

    Written By Anonymous, seattle, WA on Sunday, March 02, 2014

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    Great receiver with a lot of features. I was mostly interested in the Bluetooth calling and music but the USB and aux input on the front is cool and the HD radio channels are a plus. The install wasnt that hard other than very little info about my 2012 impreza on the net.

    Pros: Bluetooth aux USB Pandora app color choice

    Cons: Changing stations button either seek or manual not both HD radio goes in and out of digital constantly in my neighborhood which is north Seattle urban...probably need better antenna than stock

    Referb?

    Written By BillyP, Durham NC on Tuesday, February 25, 2014

    I bought a refurbished unit . I could not get the Bluetooth to work and then the next day the cd player quit.

    Cons: Bluetooth inop and cd player inop

    Crutchfield response on Wednesday, March 26, 2014 Upon seeing this review, our tech support team got in touch with the customer. After troubleshooting the stereo, they determined that the problem was indeed a bad unit. We no longer had any of this model in our outlet stock, so we replaced the bad stereo with a brand new one.

    Nice unit

    Written By Dougw246, Granger, IN on Sunday, February 23, 2014

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    I have installed 2 of these units, one in each of my kids cars. They work well. The bluetooth integration is very good with the iPhone. The sound quality of the handsfree phone is excellent.

    Pros: Easy to install Easy to integrate with the iPhone. Terrific handsfree phone quality

    KDC-BT755HD

    Written By Rich S., Cheswick PA on Monday, February 17, 2014

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    Blu Tooth works well as do the other features. Made a great improvement in the sound of my factory speakers

    Pros: Blu tooth HD radio good sound with factory speakers

    Cons: This unit doesn't fit in 2005 Dodge Dakota trim kit fron Scoshe unless you use the metal din provided by Kenwood. I definately recommend the wire connectors sold by Crutchfield

    Kenwood KDC-BT755HD is great !!

    Written By Walt H (2001 F15 SuperCrew), Broomfield, CO on Saturday, February 08, 2014

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    Great quality unit. In my opinion the sound is excellent. I upgraded the factory speakers and replaced the head unit and am very pleased with the results. The install was fairly easy and instructions were perfect. The install looks professional and I would definitely buy from Crutchfield again. This receiver had a ton of features and I really like the HD radio. The other nice thing about this receiver is the Bluetooth for older vehicles. My wife said my Bluetooth phone call was clearer from the Kenwood than from my new 2013 Ford vehicle with Sync.

    Pros: I like the option of having a CD player even though it is becoming obsolete technology. I still have several hundred CD's and you never know when you might want to use one. The power is very impressive and sound is excellent from the Bluetooth (Music and Phone). The HD radio is awesome and allows access to stations I could not access before. I am very happy with my purchase. A great product, with lots of features, and at a reasonable price.

    Cons: The only nit picky thing that I noticed is that you cannot adjust the color of the text. It surprised me that this was not available with everything else this receiver offers. It has cool selectable colors for the surrounding buttons but not for the text on the screen. That said the text is crisp in all lighting conditions and is still very sensible looking.

    Excellent upgrade!

    Written By Justo A, Caguas, PR on Saturday, February 01, 2014

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    This was an upgrade from a Kdc-mp242 which I used to love. I bought it because of the bluetooth and HD radio and it works flawlessly. Easy to use and the color options of the faceplate are an added bonus. Excellent hd and FM reception. I still have to try AM radio but the sound quality improved in other areas so I know I will not be dissapointed. Excellent product fron Kenwood.

    Pros: Hd reception Bluetooth microphone reception Color changing faceplate to match gauges

    Cons: None

    Good Music Source

    Written By PaulG, Clayton, CA on Sunday, January 26, 2014

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    Good sound and signal retrieval. Setting up Bluetooth was quite easy. Installation was a breeze.

    Pros: Ease of installation.

    Cons: Instruction handbook not well written.

    Great affordable deck

    Written By Mark, Spokane, WA on Friday, January 03, 2014

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    This is a solid deck that will play music right off of your iPhone or iPod through the USB cable. Navigating is fairly intuitive, but a run through the manual is advisable. Side note: Crutchfield sends excellent instructions with the unit, and perfectly fitting electrical and trim adaptors. I had a bit of unique situation, and the tech support at Crutchfield answered the question immediately with the correct answer. They were excellent--not something you find in tech support so much.

    Pros: Quality looks, sounds and feels good. Crutchfield has excellent tech support if you're installing yourself. iPod/iPhone compatible.

    Cons: None--all seems to be good.

    Kenwood KDC-BT755HD

    Written By FritoDCat, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio on Monday, December 30, 2013

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    Bought Kenwood KDC-BT755HD, matching front KFC-1064S speakers and rear KFC-1664S speakers for my sons 1999 Chevy Malibu for Christmas. Really impressed with ease of installation and sound quality was a lot better than stock system. Son was really impressed with unit and I got a great buy on unit. Spent just about the same as what another retailer wanted for a Pioneer of lesser quality unit that was on sale there.

    Pros: I Phone compatible, good sound and easy installation

    Cons: Hard to see screen in sun light

    I did it myself.

    Written By almost 70 years old., Santa Cruz, CA on Saturday, December 28, 2013

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    I installed it my self. Very satisfying. Good clear instructions. When I Called the help line I found that I had installed it correctly. Phone service was quick and clear. Keep your order number, you will need it if you call for help. I haven't set up the blue tooth yet. I am not a technical person.

    Pros: Clear instructions. The phone was answered quickly.

    Cons: An old guy like me took all afternoon to install it. Not 30 minutes like the pros' Operating instructions were difficult for me, but an 8 year old grandchild could probably figure it out.

    Myriad of features and capabilities

    Written By Ckreuton, Arizona on Thursday, December 26, 2013

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    This radio is pretty darn excellent, I have to say. The HD radio is one of the great features it has. It must have way better internal circuitry than I thought possible because it picks up stations crystal clear that I previously never even got fuzz from before installing this(meaning stations that aren't HD specific, just normal stations). The HD stations that it picks us are also pretty awesome sounding, with great clear sound and clarity. Another awesome feature is the USB flash drive playability. I got one of those mini can't-see-it flash drives for the radio and created some playlist folders containing mp3's, AAC's, WAV's and other types of files. First of all, navigation between folders is a breeze, but also, it plays all the kinds of files really well without any stuttering or delay or anything annoying like those. I have yet to try the Kenwood control app for Android, and haven't tried the Pandora/iHeartRadio/Aha interactivity, but I've heard from my friend who has another bluetooth kenwood unit(the same model that doesn't have bluetooth, basically) has said great things about the interactivity, so I'll take his word for it. The weird thing I have yet to figure out about the bluteooth functionality is that I can't get bluetooth music streaming to play out of my subwoofer.. the sub line-level out is what send signal to my sub amp, yet only in bluetooth streaming mode does it not play through the sub, so I'll have to research it. I'm outta text space! hopethishelped!

    Pros: High sound quality, great features, Crutchfield provided every single thing needed to install, cool colors, good EQ adjustability, 3 channel RCA outs(front, rear, sub), comes with decent bluetooth microphone, nice text display

    Cons: bluetooth streaming won't play out of subwoofer(yet)

    Excellent value

    Written By GarryC, Pittsburgh PA on Sunday, December 22, 2013

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    Solid unit and an upgrade of features for my 02 Mini Cooper. Thanks to Crutchfields wiring harness and tech support (called about the switched power connection option which I did not need) the install was pretty smooth. I installed this unit with the Axxess ASWC-1 Steering Wheel Control Interface. All works together flawlessly. As previously stated in another review, adjust the bluetooth audio settings set the audio to all speakers otherwise you may wonder why there is no punch or volume to your tunes!

    For Mini Cooper owners, take the time to remove the dash cover (2 side panels and 4 screws) so that the remote microphone cable can be routed across the dash and tucked into the door seal. If you are going to mount a GPS mount use this opportunity to screw the mount into the dash.

    Pros: Easy addition to add BT audio, handsfree and HD Radio

    Cons: Just replaced with a newer model. BT audio adjustment should have not been necessary and was initially confusing.

    Kenwood KDC-BT755HD

    Written By Anonymous, Bellport, NY on Sunday, December 22, 2013

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    Good Upgrade.

    Kenwood receiver

    Written By Greg R, Wausau WI on Saturday, December 21, 2013

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    Awesome value, the features are comparable to those in the new cars. The recevier was easy to install and sounds great. I like the Bluetooth feature for streaming Pandora and music from my phone. Pairing was simple and reconnection is fast when getting into my truck. Awesome product!

    Pros: See above

    Cons: Instruction manual could be more detailed as far as all the settings go.

    Good Deal

    Written By MartinB, Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, December 19, 2013

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    This HU is a bit better than expected. The sound quality is better - radio is far superior to the stock 1999 Nissan Maxima (non-Bose) HU. Of course Pandora, BT audio, aux connection are all way better than anything coming from the stock system. Finally hear some definition from JL audio C2-650x in the rear deck. The system was an easy install. There are some minor issues with the case. I had to use the stock screws which are slightly larger as the supplied screws did not thread securely into the HU case. BT paired without issue and I set up three different phones - each work without issue. I ended up mounting the mic on driver side pillar and was able to route the cord underneath the pillar and dashboard. By default the BT audio is only to the front speakers. You need to enter the settings to change it to all 4.

    Pros: Sounds better than the stock HU even at higher volumes Lots of features - Make sure you DL the manual from Kenwood's site Good Value BT works very well HD Radio offers several more stations and excellent signal quality Make me look forward to driving

    Cons: Detachable faceplate feels a bit fragile Case is a bit cheap - the mounting screws provided did not fit Depending on sequence (ie. connect phone while in ACC mode, then start the car) you can loose the Pandora connection (disconnect or becomes BT Audio) - This is more of a training issue but it certainly could be handled better.

    Good bye stock radio

    Written By dr rob, new york on Thursday, December 19, 2013

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    great sounding radio, easy to use. blue tooth and hd radio amazing. my son loves it.

    Pros: great sound, great price

    Cons: none

    Kenwood KDC-BT775HD

    Written By JohnL, Federal Way, WA on Thursday, December 19, 2013

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    This receiver was a great upgrade to the indeck unit. Vast improvement in sound and function, without yet installing the new speakers. The Bluetooth hands free calling works simply with excellent quality (I watched a YouTube video on installing the microphone, worth the effort). There is a news program I like to download, and I install that on a USB device, and that too works simply and excellently. Settings are pretty easy to adjust, but not while driving. The station preset buttons are somewhat small and close, making it a little difficult to find the right one, especially while driving, but use improves one's ability to do this unobtrusively , as well.

    Pros: Great sound quality Price Many useful features and functions (Bluetooth, HD, USB, Aux, Pandora, iHeart), Sirus/XM compatible. Crutchfield provides everything you need to get the job done, along with toll free support if you need it,

    Cons: Station presets are a little close together.

    BIG Upbrade

    Written By Mike, Casper Wyoming on Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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    I went from a stock Diamler Chrysler Jeep radio to this, so Its quite a jump! Install was pretty simple and tech support was spot-on and fast. I'm still learning the radio, but as for now I can only get 2 of the 4 speakers to work when I'm connected via bluetooth; direct usb to my phone works just fine.

    Pros: Super Value for features and easy to install.

    Cons: None

    Kenwood KDC-BT755HD

    Written By Rich L, Akron , N.Y. on Wednesday, December 18, 2013

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    installed in 2007 chevy siverado, easy install with supplied harness and interface from crutchfield. couldn't ask for better stereo at this price point.with the speaker incentive this is a great deal.

    Pros: price,easy install

    Very easy to synce and connect viabluetooth

    Written By Tony, Montgomery, Al. on Tuesday, December 17, 2013

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    Instantly connects to your bluetooth devices seemlessly. Easy to use once you learn the functions and buttons.

    Pros: Blue Tooth HD Radio

    Cons: None.

    I like Kenwood

    Written By Dwight, do it yourselfer, Colorado Springs, Colorado on Monday, December 16, 2013

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    It's a great deck. Sounds good. Lots of features and looks good to.

    Pros: HD radio, Bluetooth, Hands-free, iPod via SUB

    Cons: I still haven't been able to pair my phone.

    Super Radio

    Written By Kevin, Baltimore, MD on Friday, December 13, 2013

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    I love Kenwood products. This is another reason why Kenwood is superb equipment.

    Pros: Sound quality, bluetooth clarity, AM/FM reception is great.

    Cons: None

    Kenwood KDC-BT755HD

    Written By BrentW, Flint, MI on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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    Great stereo BT works great. HD radio is great

    Pros: BT, HD radio

    Cons: None so far

    Nice Stereo

    Written By Anonymous, Seattle, WA on Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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    Nice receiver. AM/FM sound great and the Bluetooth works well for streaming music and making phone calls.

    Nice unit!

    Written By Wayne P., Riverside, Ca. on Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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    The head unit is an easy to use replacement for the radio in your car. It is easy to set up the adjustments with an easy to follow menu structure. Once set, you will not need to adjust most of the choices again.

    I was so impressed with it when it came that I quickly bought a second one for my other vehicle!

    Pros: Easy to use controls, logical layout, high quality audio output with reasonable volume. The call quality is good and the external mic helps me to be heard. My last radio made me shout at the radio because the mic was inside the unit, behind the face plate. Now the mic is in the open and works well!

    Cons: The unit is a little TOO quick to start the app on the phone that is associated with the selection on the radio. If you pause too long (like to read the display), say on Pandora, it starts Pandora on the phone causing you to need to go to the phone to turn off Pandora so you can then start the app you really want. I am sure this will get better as I become more used to the phone and do not need to read every screen.

    Just What I Wanted!

    Written By RobbieL, Pearland, TX on Monday, December 09, 2013

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    I will only buy Kenwood car receivers and there's a good reason for that. They are just great receivers. I primarily bought it for the HD Radio but having the Bluetooth and hands free calling are a serious plus. For some reason when using it through Bluetooth, the default speaker settings is for front only so not only did my rear speakers not function, my subwoofer did not either. Once I did some searching and found the setting in the Bluetooth settings and not the audio settings all is well. All in all it's a great unit at a great price. I do wish the color of the text changed with the color changing buttons, but that is just a very minor annoyance.

    FM Great! AM Unlistenable

    Written By Dave, Alexandria, LA on Sunday, December 08, 2013

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    FM and FM HD is very impressive. However, as a broadcaster, I have to say I was very disappointed with the quality of the AM Bands audio. The frequency response sound like it rolls off at about 3k. Sad since most AM's today are flat to 10k. The Satellite addition is very difficult to operate.

    Pros: Great FM and FM HD audio

    Cons: AM and Satellite far below Par

    Kenwood KDC-BT755HD

    Written By Anonymous, Union city Ca on Friday, December 06, 2013

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    Overall an ok head unit. Install was fast and easy. Bluetooth feature is good. Just disappointed that iPhone will not work in Bluetooth with pandora. You have to use cable for pandora

    Pros: Bluetooth , HD

    Cons: No apple support with pandora app without doc cable.

    Awesome Receiver

    Written By Mathew, San Jose on Friday, November 15, 2013

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    This product is amazing. Kenwood makes the best receivers. The quality is amazing. Obviously like most radios I can remove it to keep it safe. But what makes this radio special ( wouldn't be possible without crutchfield) is that I got the harness and mounting kit for free. This kit really is amazing and works very well. For $175 I have : more power to each speaker Amplifier capabilities. 6 channel preamp output HD radio Bluetooth Color variation 3 FM one AM

    The Radio sounds like a CD. The CD sounds incredibly clear. Blue tooth works amazingly Mounted on steering wheel

    Easy installation Easy wire connection.

    Gotta love it

    Pros: I paid only 175 I got 6 channel preamp out puts HD radio 22wats RMS is the power it gives to each channel. Blue tooth was easy to install-stuck it to steering wheel. Easy to hide the wire. Very easy to install to my 1996 Honda Accord. Various colors. Matched my interior color 100 percent. Sounds great with my set of Alpines. I will eventually hook up an amplifier with alpine subs.

    Cons: There are no cons in this product.

    KDC-BT755HD For a scratch & dent,Great Head unit!

    Written By Carlos P, Morrisville, NC on Sunday, November 10, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    The one thing only rich people could do from their luxury cars about a couple of decades ago now I can do from my old "clunker" 2000 Subaru Sport Wagon! It's beyond cool and to be able to listen to Pandora and other internet Streaming radio stations, this stereo has brought back to life my car speakers and I think it even makes them sound a lot better and with more "Umph" to them. Had it not been for my JVC head going out on me after 7 faithful years of service I wouldn't have made this purchase unless it was for a new car but since I realized how cool internet streaming radio music sounds that's what drove me to get this system for my car and I definitely have no regrets in doing so and to be able to carry a conversation over the phone, legally, as if I had passengers with me it's a great capability to have!

    Pros: All capabilities advertised for it do perform well, HD radio is a plus, great sound!!!

    Cons: None to date.

    Better then I expect

    Written By Steve R, Deptford NJ on Friday, November 08, 2013

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    After reading countless reviews from all over the web I decided to give this Kenwood a shot. It had 4 things I wanted: HD Radio, Blue tooth streaming, hands free calling and available through Crutchfield! The above 3 things work flawlessly. The 4th thing was smooth as silk. The reviews that were less than stellar had one thing in common. They were all things that could have been avoided! For instance,people who say they read the negative review and bought it anyways! How can you complain when you clearly knew the problem existed? I couldn't find any problems or complaints about any firmware updates that were recent. And again if you had any concerns about it then why would you order it? As forncustomer service problems, are you sure you bought this from Crutchfield? I purchased a head unit from another retailer and spent more and then had to buy an inferior install kit for $70 more and it never looked or worked right! Try getting a replacement or support from them! You have a better chance of getting blood from a stone. Crutchfield supplied everything needed + detailed instructions for free. The only thing they didn't do was come and install it for me. However with all the knowledge they supply, 3 year old can do it. This radio will blow your mind with all it does. And "IT" does it all. It has an extremely ez to use interface that is flawless. Buy one and thank me later.

    Pros: Top quality sound & ease of use. If you don't want Pandora, aha,ihartradio,HD radio etc.then buy something else. The unit is flawless. If you are listening to Pandora prior to exiting your car,it will auto restart when you reenter,even if you totally exit the app! You want to listen to something else? Just push a button! Ez as that. Contacts transfer to the unit from your phone with the push of a button. Display is easily visable in bright sunlight. GALAXY S3/4&IPHONE 100% compatible

    Cons: Instructions on fine tuning are not in the box. They have to be read online. 99% of the functions are easily adjusted with common sense. The majority of options are controlled with the volume knob. My wife said she couldn't hear me & there was an echo while using the hands free. However after actually reading the instruction manual I found that the same volume knob adjusts the microphone levels. It now functions so well you can talk quietly with the window down at 45mph!

    Great Product

    Written By Gary, Tucson, AZ on Thursday, October 31, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    This Kenwood KDC-BT755HD (with the new speakers also from Crutchfield) sounds great in my old 92 Ford truck. Blu-tooth feature is very handy., and folks tell me it sounds really good on the other end.

    Pros: Pretty easy to use. Very good sound quality at a good price. Ipod sounds great with it. Radio is great. Given the extra features and the low price difference, would probably go with the KDC-X797, if doing it today.

    Cons: None

    Kenwood Stereo

    Written By bellesadie, Raleigh NC on Friday, October 18, 2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    • "Coolness Factor"
    • Build Quality
    • Ease of Use
    • Sound Quality
    • Value

    Bought this stereo from there website based on a recommendation from a friend, "Crutchfields is the best place to buy a stereo". The sale was smooth and delivery was good. The installation accessories and wiring diagram made it easy to install. After that is when I became disappointed with the Stereo. The stereo plays well but when you turn the car on the stereo will not turn on. Have to power cycle the stereo to get it to come on. I called customer service for support. The support Tech was crass and not helpful, seemed to be bothered by my call. He suggested I check the wiring connections as that is where I would find my problem. So I checked them and all was well. The stereo still will not boot on its own yet. I called customer support again, the next Tech said there is a bug in the OS of the stereo and to go to Kenwood web site and download a patch to load in the stereo, that is supposed to fix the problem. I have not done that yet, we will see if it solves the problem. Why do you sell stereos that you know have a problem? Then require the customer to make the system right. Very disappointed with the stereo and more disappointed with Crutchfield's. I will not be buying and more equipment form them, it seems to me there attitude is you bought it it's yours.

    Pros: Accessory kit install and wiring diagrams made a easy install.

    Cons: Cruthcfield's does not stand behind there product as there advertisements suggest. Customer support is disappointing. ] Look at the terms you have to agree to to give a review. They can and probably will remove any reviews that they disagree with or are negative even if they are accurate.