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American International HYN-K1118 Dash Kit

Fits select 2001-07 Hyundai vehicles — single-DIN radios

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About the American International HYN-K1118 Dash Kit

American International HYN-K1118

The American International HYN-K1118 kit allows you to install a single-DIN (2" tall) or shaft-style car stereo in your vehicle's dash opening. Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this kit is compatible with your vehicle. Warranty: 60 days.

What's in the box:

  • Radio housing w/ integrated pocket
  • Trim-ring
  • 2 Brackets
  • 2 Shaft-inserts
  • Installation Instructions
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Perfect fitment

Justin from Elizabethtown, PA on 11/12/2018

2003 Hyundai Tiburon

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Fitment, quality and look are perfect! Inexpensive and fast delivery. Installation was easy. Definitely happy with the purchase and will be coming back for any needs for my other vehicles.

Pros: What's not to like?

Cons: N/A

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Crutchfield customer from Rochester, MN on 7/22/2018

2002 Hyundai Santa Fe

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perfect fit

Pros: perfect fit and very easy to install

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Duane from Carlisle, PA on 5/10/2018

2004 Hyundai Elantra

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Great product at good price. Perfect fit and great directions.

Pros: Pefect

Cons: Nibe

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Crutchfield customer from Providence, RI on 10/30/2017

2002 Hyundai Sonata

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The main kit installed just fine, but the frame that goes around the receiver unit did not fit. It fit around the receiver but it prevented the dashboard console from being reinstalled on my Hyundai Sonata

Pros: mostly fits

Cons: dashboard hole too small

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Crutchfield customer from Mattoon, IL on 4/4/2017

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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This is my first stereo purchase and I've been more than happy with it. For all the features it comes with, it was a steal at this price. The only issues I've had so far is that sometimes the Bluetooth takes a couple seconds to connect, but that's a minor inconvenience. Sound quality is great and, as mentioned before, the feature suite is awesome. I highly recommend this product for a mid range upgrade!

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Crutchfield customer from Lexington, KY on 3/14/2017

2003 Hyundai Tiburon

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Fits like a glove, easy to install.

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Crutchfield customer from Keller, TX on 10/22/2016

2002 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Good product made the install easier for a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe.

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Excellent addition to the stereo purchase

Brett W from Flint, MI on 5/11/2016

2006 Hyundai Tiburon

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The dash kit contained all of the parts that were necessary to work with my daughter's aftermarket stereo installation. The directions were very clear and understandable. The kits and the accessories supplied with the stereos have always been a key factor in my purchases.

Pros: Looks great look with aftermarket stereo installation. Solid, clean lines

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gREAT KIT

TJLOWE from Indiana on 10/12/2015

2003 Hyundai Sonata

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Had to do a little trim work on the face plate to get it to fit!!

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Exactly what I needed!

r333 from Texas on 8/24/2015

2003 Hyundai Tiburon

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This fit my vehicle and stereo perfectly! I previously attempted to swap my factory stereo with an adapter I bought online from another vendor that said it would fit my vehicle and stereo but it didn't. I had to return the product and came to Crutchfield. I should have just shopped here from the beginning!

Pros: Custom fit

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Looks great

Mat from Utah on 3/30/2015

2003 Hyundai Sonata

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Very easy install. Got everything hooked up and put in but the stereo didn't work. Nothing against Crutchfield because they did a wonderful job.

Pros: Worked just fine. I didnt use the side flaps with this kit but it still worked great.

Cons: None

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worked well

liz from Maryland on 3/26/2015

2004 Hyundai Elantra

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worked well

Pros: worked well

Cons: none

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hyundai santefe

vdhaney from fort myers florida on 2/22/2015

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe

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simple and easy

Pros: ease

Cons: none

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Replacement Stereo

A-a-ron from Ogden, Utah on 1/20/2015

2003 Hyundai Elantra

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Install kit worked well but it did take some brainwork on my part to figure it out. The instructions got me about 80% of the way there, but had to figure out some stuff that wasn't in the instructions.

Pros: Looks good as the OEM in the dash.

Cons: Cubby opening is slightly smaller and not lined with felt like the OEM. Instructions stated original cubby would be reused, but it wasn't. OK though as I broke one mount during removal.

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Dale from Fitchburg, MA on 10/2/2014

2002 Hyundai Sonata

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Very good, fit my car perfect.

Pros: Made for specific vehicles.

Cons: None.

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BillV from jersey shore on 8/15/2014

2002 Hyundai Sonata

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Made install go smoother and looks stock.

Pros: install and looks

Cons: none

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Louis from United States on 7/21/2014

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this product made my new radio system very easy to install I was very happy with the simple installation process and the simple black color that came with the unit. I would suggest getting one of these if you have an aftermarket radio and if you want to make your car seem a little cooler.

Pros: aside from having the radio installed you can also have a little small compartment put your phone CDs and other accessories in your car while you drive. Some cars don't have the luxury of space to put your stuff while this allows you to.

Cons: the only con I can think of is the time that you have to take out to install one of these it takes about anywhere from 30 minutes if you're really good at it 2 to 3 hours because you also have to hook up the wiring if you bought a harness for your radio.

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Fit perfect

Crutchfield customer from Fl on 5/23/2014

2004 Hyundai Tiburon

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Fit perfectly in my '04 tiburon. Made it really easy to install a single din radio.

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Dash kit

Ty L. from Laramie wyoming on 4/30/2014

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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Awsome product

Pros: Fits well in car and looks good

Cons: No cons

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good fit

Crutchfield customer from Kissimmee, Florida on 4/28/2014

2006 Hyundai Santa Fe

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fit perfectly

Pros: right price, good fit, easy to understand instruction

Cons: none

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Crutchfield customer from Orangevale, CA on 4/27/2014

2003 Hyundai Sonata

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Perfect fit.

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Bandit from Findlay, OH on 4/15/2014

2002 Hyundai Sonata

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Great product fits perfect but the piece that detaches with 4 pins is easy to break a pin off

Pros: easy to use, great fit

Cons: The tabs are a little flimsy

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AliS from Logan, UT on 4/13/2014

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Easy to install, we put our iPods in it while listening to music. Works great.

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Fit Perfectly

JoeA from New York on 4/11/2014

2005 Hyundai Sonata

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This kit simplified the installation. The instructions were clear and simple. Job completed within 1/2 hr.

Pros: Ease of use, Accurate instructions

Cons: None

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JimO from Chicago on 4/9/2014

2005 Hyundai Sonata

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Perfect fit seems like a factory install.

Pros: Matches perfectly to the rest of the car. Came free with purchase of stereo

Cons: None

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Great fit

Craig from Albuquerque, NM on 3/16/2014

2004 Hyundai Tiburon

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Great product. Fit great and looks great! Crutchfield always has the best products.

Pros: Fit and finish

Cons: None

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Pefect fit

RobS from Manchester, MD on 12/26/2013

2005 Hyundai Sonata

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Made the finished product look like it came from the factory. I replaced a double din with a single din CD/reciever. It's nice to have another storage niche for a phone, iPod, etc.

Pros: Very nice trim look.

Cons: None

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Worked great!

A L from Nashville, TN on 12/19/2013

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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Nice overall fit and great finish make this the perfect product.

Pros: Fit, finish, look.

Cons: none

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Another win

SeanH from Chandler, AZ on 9/12/2013

2004 Hyundai Elantra

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Fits like a glove

Pros: Fit. Easy to use

Cons: None

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Install kit

Geo from Dayville, CT on 9/10/2013

2004 Hyundai Tiburon

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Kit was exactly what I needed to install an older Pioneer receiver into my daughter's Hyundai Tiburon.

Pros: Instructions were easy to follow.

Cons: The bezel didn't fit exactly, but I was able to make it work.

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Great product

FaaezK from Tucson, AZ on 8/2/2013

2002 Hyundai Sonata

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The installation was very simple and straightforward. I almost want to buy another car, just so I can do it all over again.

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Product Didn't Fit

SheilaB from Greenbrier, TN on 6/16/2013

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

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I had this professionally installed and it didn't fit.

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Exact Fit! Excellent Price! Easy Install!

Edward M. from Big Spring, TX on 5/28/2013

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe

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This kit was a perfect fit! No exaggeration. I had purchased another kit from a BIG BOX store that was manufactured by a reputable company that I have used in the past for my installs and that kit was far from being a close fit. The kit from the other manufacturer would have required me to trim my factory radio bezel. No Way Jose! I ordered this kit from Crutchfield.com and it was in my hands in 3 days free shipping too. To top it off it was less expensive than the kit purchased at the BIG BOX store. Crutchfield provided step by step, vehicle specific instructions, not that I needed them but it was nice to know that they were there in case I would have had any issues. This kit is exactly how an a/m kit should fit. The finish of the kit was also top notch. It blends in nicely with the rest of the interior. I am not a novice, I've been doing installs since 1992. Crutchfield ALWAYS comes through with top notch service & products.

Pros: Perfect fit, professional & excellent finish, easy install. Came with vehicle specific instructions.

Cons: NONE!

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Crutchfield customer from Stafford Springs, CT on 5/23/2013

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe

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fit perfect. Nice to have the pocket for storage and a place to put the iPhone.

Pros: Perfect fit, good instructions.

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Chintzy but does the job.

Jambox from Katy, TX on 4/23/2013

2003 Hyundai Santa Fe

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The adapter kit had all the parts and fairly easy instructions, but a little on the flimsy side. I had to make a modification to the suggested installation method, but it works.

Pros: Easy to use and everything was there.

Cons: The material could have beeen a little more solid and alternative methods were needed to get the radio properly secured.

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Follow the instructions

MickW from Garner,NC on 4/22/2013

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Follow the instructions!! It will keep you from doing things twice like I did. It looks real easy to install (and it is), but it can fool you into jumping ahead, which is what I did. Fit like a glove.

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2004 hyundai sonata in dash receiver kit

paul t from elkridge, md on 2/14/2013

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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didnt have to remove the factory support bracket as stated, which was nice. install was easy. the plastic tabs where the mounting screws go in could be a little sturdier. but free is free and that's just fine with me. i always go to crutchfield bc of the free mounting equip and the great prices on receivers and the free shipping. i have been a crutchfield customer for over 20 years and have always been more than pleased. i will not buy elsewhere. thanks again crutchfield!

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Frank G from San Antonio, Tx on 12/26/2012

2005 Hyundai Elantra

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I was told that after I installed using the kit Crutchfield provided that it looked like it came from the factory this way. The install was easy and very secure and not to mention free with my radio order. Thanks Crutchfield.

Pros: Factory look, easy to install,exact fit and free.

Cons: None

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2002 Hyundai Sonata

FZ1 from Liverpool TX. on 12/22/2012

2002 Hyundai Sonata

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Works great no problems.

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Hyundai tiburon dash kit

Lil middwest from Elkhorn on 12/11/2012

2003 Hyundai Tiburon

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Great item better then best buy price and looks

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Cons: Nothing

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Perfect fit

TK from Maryland on 9/13/2012

2005 Hyundai Sonata

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Title says it all. Fits perfectly in my 2005 Hyundai Sonata. Sturdy & easy to work with.

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Fit perfect!

Jim from Lenexa, KS on 5/21/2012

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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Fit perfect - nothing else to say.

Pros: Perfect fit - and I LOVE that I have a small cubby to put my phone into now. Wasn't there before because of the double din stock stereo that was there.

Cons: None that I can think of. I love the way it looks.

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Space

RMA from Washington State on 5/4/2012

2005 Hyundai Sonata

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This replaced the stock "tray" that came with my Sonata. Kit fits perfectly. However, the stock one was "felt lined", this is not. Big deal....Also, it is a shade shorter so I cannot have 3 CD jewel cases stacked in it. Again, big deal. New radio has a USB so I don't need CDs anymore!

Pros: Fits the car perfectly

Cons: See the review. No real complaints.

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It works

railblue from Houston, TX on 4/2/2012

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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Not too intuitive on how to assemble things but it made sense at the end. I like how this thing blends in perfectly with the dash as well.

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Hyundai In-dash Receiver Kit

larrymac1 from Austin, TX on 1/20/2012

2004 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Extremely helpful in removing the old radio receiver. Wiring was a bit different from the adapter but not impossible. Reinstallation was easy but when I put the Hyundai dash back on it was slightly off on the right hand side.

Pros: Easy deinstall of the old radio, Understandable steps

Cons: Slightly wider that the dash hole for reinstalltion. Looks OK but not great and does not interfere with radio function.

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Works fine

Bigoof from Florida on 6/10/2011

2003 Hyundai Tiburon

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What's to say. It fit the 2003 Hyundai it was supposed too. Great.

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Kind of fits

04 Tiburon from West Chester PA on 6/10/2011

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Install seemed easy enough but it would not fit with factory trim when all the screws were in. I had to put it only two screws to secure the unit and the trim would finally fit back in place.

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Not very modern...

Phil from Durham, NC on 2/7/2011

2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

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This is great and I love the easy to follow instructions on replacing the factory radio but... I got a radio with a rear usb cable, a Bluetooth microphone and a HD Radio where the feeds all came from the rear of my radio unit. In order to make the whole set up work I had to jury-rig the receiver kit by drilling holes into the rear of the bottom slot.

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A bit cheap

Steve from Phoenix AZ on 1/30/2011

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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I was confused at first by the installation because the piece I was sent was broken off the from the pocket that sits underneath the face frame. Also, my wife's Hyundai had a factory pocket installed already that was of considerably better quality than the one attached to the frame....I ended up removing the metal sleeve from around the stereo and adjusting the metal brackets to fit with the new stereo. Why wouldn't you include metal brackets that fit the stereo we bought, instead of the cheap plastic face/pocket combo? The attachment is much more solid on metal, versus the plastic. Just a thought...

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Good fit, second time!

David L from San Marcos CA on 1/29/2011

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I replaced the Hyundai factory radio with a Clarion CZ-500. Crutchfield's illustrated instructions to remove the instrument panel were very clear and easy to follow. However the separate instructions with the new mounting kit did not state you needed to use the metal sleeve (DIN mount) with the new kit. I first used the side ISO mount brackets with the new kit. This left a noticable gap between the top of the receiver and instrument panel. My wife said it looked ghetto and made me redo it. After talking with customer support they told me to use the metal sleeve with the new mounting kit. This eliminated the gap and the final install looks great!

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Simple to use - perfect fit

Tiburon from Pacific Northwest on 8/23/2010

2006 Hyundai Tiburon

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Received this install kit with my Sony head unit - arrived broken. Crutchfield instantly replace it for me at no charge. The kit fits perfectly in my dash and works great with the Sony stereo that I purchased.

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Crutchfield customer from Naperville, IL on 6/16/2010

2006 Hyundai Elantra

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Overall install kit was good. Howver the cover plate would not fit under my dash trim. Had to use the one that came with the radio. Also, instructions were a bit confusing as I wasn't sure what to do when. A call to tech service cleared things up. Had to call a few times, but response time was great. They were very patient and the last time the tech remembered me and asked how it was going. Very helpful throughout the process

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Don from Napa, CA on 7/21/2009

2003 Hyundai Sonata

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This unit made the installation of the slightly smaller replacement unit easy. I was initially confused by the instruction sheet, the installation instructions in the receiver manual and all the extra parts. However, on careful reading of the Crutchfield installation instructions it was very clear and resolved all the questions.

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perfect fit

anthony from yorktown heights, ny on 4/1/2009

2005 Hyundai Santa Fe

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as always crutchfield come through with a free kit. you never get things for free anymore and crutchfield has been giving away these kits forever

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perfect fit

rick from mass. on 3/25/2009

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This dash kit fits so nice in my 03 tiburon. I was worried that it wouldn't fit from reading the reviews on your site. I can tell you that if your putting in an aftermarket stereo don't be fooled by what they say will fit in your car. The staff is very knowledgeable and very very helpful.

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Perfect Fit

Bill from Tehachapi, CA on 2/13/2009

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Following the instructions, this kit fit perfectly in my 2001 Hyundai Elantra GT (Hatchback). The final install, as everyone seems to say, looks as good or better than it came from the factory. Had no issues using the trim ring that came with the kit. JVC trim ring would never have worked. With the wiring harness already completed, it took about an hour and fifteen minutes for the install start to finish. The only issue I ran into was with the depth of my new radio (JVC KD-HD30) and the support bracket which is installed across the firewall to support the factory radio. Once I figured out what was happening, it was a simple thing to take out the four screws holding the bracket and re-install it about an inch lower on four existing screw holes, likely there for a different factory radio.

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easy and fast install

john from metaire, la on 1/29/2009

2004 Hyundai Sonata

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very happy with the way this kit looks in vehicle, was included free from crutchfield with kenwood radio i purchased. thought at first when i found out it was free that it was gonna be a little cheap kit, but i was wrong, great product with very simple instructions, less than 30 minutes for me.

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Looks Better Than the Factory Installation

Steven from Eureka, CA on 11/12/2008

2005 Hyundai Sonata

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Crutchfield included this kit with my new Kenwood receiver for my 2005 Sonata. The end result looks fabulous, even better than the factory radio installation. A couple of comments on this kit. First, make sure to read ALL OF THE INSTRUCTIONS THAT CAME WITH THE KIT CAREFULLY BEFORE YOU BEGIN!!! Pay particular attention to these instructions: 1. Make sure to remove the trim ring from the new receiver BEFORE you try to install it. You will need to substitute it with the trim ring that came in the kit. Check the owners manual on the new receiver for the correct procedure to remove the trim ring. 2. After the new receiver is installed, you may need to make slight bending adjustments to the coin pocket on the kit, or the dash trim piece will not fit properly. Make sure that the front edges of the coin pocket go through the opening in the dash trim piece and you will not have any problems installing it. If you follow ALL of the instructions that came with the kit, you should not need to do any of the Dremel or cutting work that so many other customers have complained about.

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Perfect Fit in Hyundai Santa Fe

Robert from Arlington, VA on 10/20/2008

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Solid mount and good looking perfect fit. I installed a JVC HD receiver in my 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe. I too, was momentarily puzzled by the receiver face not fitting in the kit. However one uses the kit's trim ring (rectangle in the center of the photo above) in place of the receiver's trim ring. This is not clear in the instructions. The result is perfect - looks like a factory installation. The pocket under the radio is a perfect size for holding several CD cases. This kit makes installation easy.

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Good look and fit.

Paul from Sioux Falls, SD on 9/2/2008

2005 Hyundai Sonata

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This kit worked perfectly for my 2005 Sonata. The trim plate that came with the receiver did not fit like other reviews have also stated but the trim panel that came with the kit did fit perfectly and looked even better than I imagined. Instructions were clear for installing and once mounted the whole kit feels sturdy and doesn't move.

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Works for Me!

Jared from Damascus, MD on 8/15/2008

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Fit well with my 2005 Hyundai Elantra and once I figured out how it was put together it worked great with my new headunit. The directions for me were somewhat confusing but after working with Crutchfield's support I found out that the trim ring only connects to the front of the mounting kit and not the front of the headunit (which was confusing for me). Crutchfield's support was great and after everything was figured out the kit worked great. I'd certainly recommend this product.

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Great Fit Looks Professional---But With Catch

Jason from St. Louis, MO on 3/7/2008

2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

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I just installed this in my wife's 2001 Santa Fe and it looks perfect...EXCEPT, like with previous postings, the trim plate looked like it was going to be a pain to install. After I read the postings with the problems of the trim plate, I had reserved myself to some Dremel exercise (and actually started) but then looked at the trim ring that came with the Kenwood stereo (model KDC-138 which is a great basic stereo by the way) and NOT the kit. The Kenwood ring looked quite thinner and tapered the way I was needing to Dremel the kit ring. So, I tried the Kenwood ring, it snapped in the kit, and looks perfect with no Dremel work. Everything else snapped in place and it looks better than professional. It took 15 minutes to take out old, fix ring and put back together. So, there definitely seems to be a problem with the trim ring that comes with the installation kit, so I would try the trim ring that comes with your stereo. Kenwood's worked excellent so maybe others will too. Cheers and good luck!!!

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Same problems as others - the trim ring

James from Gloucester County, NJ on 1/17/2008

2002 Hyundai Sonata

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With the Dual XHD6425 head unit in a 2002 Sonata, I experienced the same problems as others here - the trim ring does not fit. This ring sits about 1/8th inch too far forward on the face, and as such I cannot put the instrument panel back on. Otherwise, the kit was perfect, the instructions were easy and concise, and I had no other problems. I should also add that Crutchfield customer support was excellent - very patient with the stupid questions I had on my first ever install. They're sending me another trim ring model to try, but barring that I'm going to have to do some dremel work. With my skills, that could really turn out ugly!

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Same Trim Ring woes

Carl from Central Alabama on 11/20/2007

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I upgraded my wife's stereo in her 2002 Santa Fe. I read the reviews before ordering, but was optimistic that I would not be facing the same trim ring problem as several others here have. No such luck. I was not about to spend all day with a Dremel doing what should have been done from the factory. Hello....... Does anyone from the company read the reviews. Other than the gaping horizontal slot above the unit, the installation went well. I'll address that later when I have time to waste. Sante Fe owners beware of this kit.

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Looks great, fits the dash perfectly

Dan from Andover, MA on 7/20/2007

2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Now that the installation is finished (it required more work than it should have -- more on that later) it looks great in my '01 Santa Fe. A few years ago I had a different kit "professionally" installed for a different aftermarket head unit. This kit fits the dash opening much better than my old one did. Though the kit fit the dash opening just fine, there were some problems with the fit of the trim ring over the head unit, a Kenwood KDC-X591. The front of the head unit, once mounted inside the kit's mounting bracket, protrudes out too far for the trim ring to fit flush with the rest of the mounting bracket. I had to do some pretty extensive dremel work to remove enough material from the back/inside edges of the trim ring to make it fit. But in the end, it looks perfect, none of the dremel work is visible from the front. The pocket underneath is nice and sturdy and is quite handy. Had the trim ring fit without any modification, I would have given this kit five stars.

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Perfect fit.

Monte from Beaverton, OR on 6/27/2007

2001 Hyundai Santa Fe

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From the fit and finish it appears to have been custom made to pair my '01 Santa Fe dash and the Sony MEX-BT2500 unit. Thanks!

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Doesn't fit my setup, either...

horse271 from Ocklawaha, FL on 12/16/2006

2002 Hyundai Santa Fe

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. The trim ring from this kit does not fit under my dash section. Or my dash piece will not fit around the trim ring. Tried to put this kit in an '02 Santa Fe with a Sony CDX-GT200 CD player. Gonna be a Dremel rework for sure. .

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Close, but no cigar

Shane from Salem, OH on 10/29/2006

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Note: 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe with OEM Monsoon stereo After working with Crutchfield tech support (very nice and helpful people), I've finally determined that the trim ring that surrounds the receiver just doesn't work with my Sony MEX-1GP unit. I even tried taking some plastic off of it in the fore/aft direction (about 1/32" - 1/16", I estimate) using a router. I dare not take any more than this for fear of removing the 4 alignment pins on the outside corners. The trim ring is still too thick to allow the faceplate to drop down without snagging on it. Although I don't change CDs very often, I believe the repeated interference will eventually ruin the lower buttons on the faceplate. To this end, I am going to try to remove material from the left and right sides of the original Sony faceplate. It was tricky measuring the amount to remove, but the hardest part will be transferring the measurement to the front curved surface and then finding some way to hold it while removing the material evenly. I'm not sure how it will look when finished, but since everything is black, I may be able to touch up the sides with some high-gloss paint to hide any imperfections. I'll add another review if/when the task is completed. I should add that tech support did the best they could given the fact that they didn't design this kit. They're merely the reseller. However, they would have a better chance at contacting the vendor and possibly implementing a design change than I would. Also, this problem may only be with certain head units such as the MEX-1GP and others may have a faceplate that doesn't extend so far rearward. Obviously your mileage may vary.

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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Makes install easy. [ Kevin  Nov 23, 2018 ]
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It was FREE!!!! [ Jeff  Nov 01, 2018 ]
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Because it fits our daughter's car and she is getting a new radio for Xmas. [ Linda  Dec 14, 2017 ]
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To convert my 2 DIN Stock Hyundai radio location to accommodate a 1 DIN Sony receiver [ Jeffrey  Oct 23, 2017 ]
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it was included in the order by Crutchfield, the most awesome car stereo company in the entire world. [ Kevin  Oct 05, 2017 ]
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cuz it was recommended for install..............................hope image isnt what i ordered.....not takin out cassette player. [ bill  Jul 02, 2017 ]
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I needed the item. [ Johan  May 09, 2017 ]
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it had a 5 star rating [ BenJamin  Apr 11, 2017 ]
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to install an aftermarket Sony cd stereo in my 2003 Hyundai sonata [ tom  Mar 10, 2017 ]
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Needed good fitment for a single din to a double din opening [ Jason  Jan 26, 2017 ]
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i like to make the car look as factory as possible and with this dash kit it would look perfect [ Justo  Nov 29, 2016 ]
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So I know it fit in the dash rite [ RYAN A  Nov 26, 2016 ]
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Easy install [ RANDY  Nov 21, 2016 ]
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want my dash to look nice after installing the stereo. [ robert troy  Mar 31, 2016 ]
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What are the exact dimensions of the pocket underneath (internal height and length)?
[ George  Apr 23, 2014 ]
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5" deep and about 1.5" high. It's the width of the radio.
[ MICHAEL  Apr 26, 2014 ]
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I don't know what dimensions are because I put it in last tear. It was on a 2005 Hyundai Tlburon . It came with the install kit and it fit great. It was also a single Din size.
[ JOHN M  Apr 24, 2014 ]

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