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Axxera AV6118Bi

DVD receiver

MFR # AV6118BI

Axxera AV6118Bi

Axxera AV6118Bi

DVD receiver

MFR # AV6118BI

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Axxera AV6118Bi

Crutchfield customer from Bushkill, PA on 12/4/2019

2010 Toyota Corolla

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Great radio ,just what I expected ....

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Crutchfield customer from Deatsville, AL on 12/1/2019

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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It fits just like it should and does what it says it will do

Pros: All the options and not having to cut anything out of my 06 Silverado dash panel

Cons: Only one thing I don't like so far and it's the small knob for the volume

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Crutchfield customer from Wailuku, HI on 12/1/2019

2013 Toyota Tacoma

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Great product. Very satisfied with purchase!

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Crutchfield customer from Holmes, NY on 11/30/2019

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all in all its a great radio for the money, the only thing I would change is when you receive a call and your on a call the other person stops hearing you like you put the phone on mute so they wind up hanging up and if you do answer the other call they cannot hear you either.

Pros: Great radio for the price

Cons: When your on a call and another call is coming in its mutes your phone so the person thinks you hung up.

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Josh from EUFAULA, OK on 11/30/2019

2002 Chevrolet Avalanche

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It mostly works. But I get a lot of static while switching inputs and the memory doesn't hold.

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Crutchfield customer from Roanoke Rapids, NC on 11/30/2019

2001 Pontiac Firebird

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Great radio. Easy to use and sound is great. I like the micro SD card slot. I filled up a 64gig card with all my music and I'm good to go. My son likes the Bluetooth also. He hooked up to it in seconds.

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Cons: Only con I have is the color is not changeable. My interior is red and the radio is blue. For the price I can live with it.

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Nathan from Lake placid ny on 11/26/2019

2003 Ford Explorer

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I have now has this stereo in my 03 explorer for a year now and I love it screen is bright functions are easy and performs well

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It doesn't work too well

Crutchfield customer from Concord, CA on 11/19/2019

2012 Honda Accord

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Poor controls, USB cover fell of the first day I installed it. Screen keeps getting stuck. Clock can not be seen unless you have the radio on. It doesn't retain some sound settings after being turned off like the equalizer settings and you have to set them every time you drive.

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We're sorry you're disappointed with your receiver. Whenever you are not completely satisfied with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team at 1-800-955-9091. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.

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Crutchfield customer from Margate, FL on 11/18/2019

2014 Subaru Impreza

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1 bought this radio for my 2014 subaru and it fit perfectly. The additional wires and face plate make it look original.

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Crutchfield customer from Westbrook, ME on 11/17/2019

2010 Chrysler Town and Country

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It has CD/DVD player, Aux, SD and memory stick inputs

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Nothing but headaches at the end of the day...

Steve from Topeka, KS on 11/16/2019

2002 GMC Envoy

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I have had this unit for a little over 6 months. The install went smoothly. Crutchfield's install parts were priced well and exactly what I needed. Unfortunately, the unit has incredibly annoying - and sometimes dangerous - glitches in its software/firmware. The unit will restart itself - for reasons I still have no idea - every time the car has turned on. It boots, appears to be ready to operate as normal, then restarts and boots again. It only happened a few times in the first few months, but now the unit will shut down and when it comes on all the presets and connected devices have been lost. In the last two months I have counted this happening five times. It's pretty awful. You have to add your phone back but I'm not even setting the presets on the radio anymore because I know they'll do it again. These lead me to the most frustrating thing of all. There is no communication with the company. Axxera has a firmware page but there are no firmware updates for this unit. It seems like a quality engineering team could solve the problems pretty easily with this receiver but they are nowhere to be found. I've given up trying to contact them. This unit is fixing a few glitches away from being exactly what I wanted. It's very frustrating. I honestly don't see why a place like Crutchfield would be selling it. When I started having the problems I researched them and basically every unit is afflicted. It's not a defect.

Pros: Factory-install "fit" Nice, responsive screen

Cons: -Unit restarts itself EVERY time after car is turned on, whether you are sitting there, in reverse with your backup cam functioning...it's going to restart itself -Unit often 3x/month or more factory resets itself, erases all presets and bluetooth devices -No way to default to anything except "Radio" input - Absolutely ZERO communication with the manufacturer regarding issues, firmware updates. Have emailed them several times. No luck at all

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Excellent

Crutchfield customer from Box Elder, SD on 11/14/2019

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan

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Great radio. Good value

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Crutchfield customer from Wellington, CO on 11/13/2019

2003 Volkswagen Jetta

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Awesome customer service. Thank you

Pros: Awesome tech support.

Cons: Did not realize I would have to crimp all the wires from the radio plug to the wiring harness.

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Crutchfield customer from Toledo, OH on 11/13/2019

1998 GMC Jimmy

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great price with a ton of features

Pros: super price ton of features Bluetooth works great fm reception is very good

Cons: an extra rear usb would of been great had a small issue with illumination wire that was not clearly disclosed

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Great bang for buck

Crutchfield customer from Monroe, NC on 11/7/2019

2006 Dodge Ram 1500

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Great product, simple design, functions well and easy to install

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2nd Axxera Love these Head units

jeff from SPRINGFIELD, OR on 11/2/2019

1998 Ford Explorer

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Love these units. This is my second Axxera, the first went in my 2003 E450 box van. the touch sceen works awesome and super easy to adjust, EQ, Fade, balance. I set both of the units up without looking at the owners manual. its that user friendly. The bluetooth is so so. but I use an earbud anyway. Both units were the lower end units with backup and av inputs. Just the second one was purchased a year or so later. The one thing I miss on the new one is not having the mute on the home screen. But I Love this unit and I'm basicaly a Kenwood person. I bought this for our 2003 ford exploder It has almost 300,000 miles on it. It still runs great but the stereo didn't make it. And it's a beautiful addition to the dash. If I loose another stereo in any other rigs I own. I WILL order an Axxera

Pros: Super easy to use Awesome display Excellent seperation to speakers

Cons: Could have a better mic in the bluetooth

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Crutchfield customer from Hope, IN on 10/31/2019

2013 Ford F-150 XLT

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Overall, for the price it's a great stereo. The bluetooth volume is a little low, but it connects well - and the system starts up right away. The only complaint I have (which I haven't fully investigated) is that every time I put my truck in reverse I get a blue screen as though it's trying to show a back up camera - of which I don't have. I'd like to be able to shut off this functionality.

Pros: Easy Install, bluetooth, DVD receiver, touchscreen

Cons: Backup camera functionality

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Crutchfield customer from Kiln, MS on 10/29/2019

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Great product for the price wanted a nice clean look an touch screen with blue tooth an it's perfect def recommend

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Crutchfield customer from Bermuda Dunes, CA on 10/28/2019

2003 Toyota Camry

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For the price, I'm very pleased with this radio. It looks good, and the UI is simple and user friendly. If you are in the market for a radio that doesn't break the bank, but you will be pleased with, consider this one.

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Speakers not working

Crutchfield customer from Puerto Real, PR on 10/20/2019

2011 Honda Odyssey

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The speakers outlet doesn't work

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Cons: Speakers not work

Crutchfield response on 10/22/2019
This customer contacted our Customer Support team and set up a return. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days.

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Crutchfield customer from Williamsburg, VA on 10/13/2019

2004 Toyota Tacoma

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So far the installation was pretty easy. However I advise to always look at a youtube video of how to remove the radio. The instructions provided leave too much to the imagination. For the price seems ok so far.

Pros: Easy installation

Cons: Wire Hardness splice

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Crutchfield customer from Santa Maria, CA on 10/8/2019

2006 Ford F-150

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I enjoy everything about this unit other than it does a reboot about 20 seconds after it begins playing.

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Good Budget Unit

Alex from INDIANAPOLIS, IN on 10/7/2019

2005 Mazda 6

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Does everything I was looking for. Brought an older car up to modern standards with BT and other inputs. Touch Screen works fine if a bit unsensitive. Buttons and volume knob is pretty small but was able to retain steering wheel controls so they would be used infrequently. It was not able to fully pair with my android phone for music audio but I am selling the car so have not investigated further.

Pros: Affordable Multi-Function

Cons: Small Controls

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Exceeded expectations

Crutchfield customer from Columbia, MD on 9/29/2019

2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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Installation went without a hitch. Tge stereo works very well. Good vLue for money.

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Cons: No cons.

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Great upgrade for a 13 year old car.

Crutchfield customer from Avenel, NJ on 9/29/2019

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I was a little concerned with the radio working with the Chrysler radio AMP. I read the instruction and wired the harness on the dining room table. I installed the trim and radio with no problems at all. Sounds good, but I think my grandson needs to save up for new speakers. All in, it's a straightforward and easy install for a good radio. It's a 2006 Chrysler 300 and the install looks like factory.

Pros: easy install, nice price for a college student.

Cons: Android Auto would be nice, but my grandson bought what he could afford.

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Nice for the Price

Crutchfield customer from Lawrence, NE on 9/28/2019

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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So far...so good, pretty annoying that you have to have a special app to run the Bluetooth... but it's nice for the price.

Pros: DVD player

Cons: Bluetooth app

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Good for the price

Parker from Grand Haven, MI on 9/23/2019

2011 Toyota Tundra

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Looks good sounds good only bad thing is when you wanna listen to your music through the usb plug on the side of the head unit it pops and skips the song bluetooth soros great tho

Pros: Big screen

Cons: Skips and pops

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It works correctly

Crutchfield customer from Plymouth, MN on 9/22/2019

2012 Dodge Challenger

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This unit is a little slow with back up camera switching and bluetooth. The microphone is not the greatest but I plan on wireing up an external one anyhow. Seriously considering returning and getting a better one.

Pros: nice stock radio. I didnt even have to wire up front speakers to the amp it can power them alone.

Cons: slow at switching . my car swc is not using all the buttons. I wonder if I would have been happier spending the money on a better unit

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I can not recommend the Axxera AV6118Bi

Crutchfield customer from Louisville, CO on 9/22/2019

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To be fair there are a few things the Axxera AV6118Bi does well, but for what it can't do I think 2 stars is fair. If I can locate the original box I will try to return it ASAP. I wired it into my existing (2009 MDX non-Navigation) preamp and it sounds great. The MicroSD card feature, backup camera, and Apple interface work great as well. I had no trouble getting the the ASWC-1 steering wheel controller to work once I told it the unit was a Pioneer. However it fails dismally in two features that I would have thought any audio company would be able to get right - radio reception and bluetooth connectivity. The radio reception is so bad I disassembled my dash twice to confirm the 120 40HD10 Antenna Adaptor had not fallen out. Some stations trickle in but the ones I listen to, and that every other car we own can pick up loud and clear, are not auto-detected and are barley audible when dialed in manually. The Bluetooth is horrible. In a dozen trips I could only connect a Pixel 3 and an Apple 5 one time, and the when I got back in the car the unit had forgotten both phones and refused to reconnect with either. Since it only supports Apple over the USB port (which it does just fine) half of our household is effectively locked out of the unit. An app is offered for Android but that doesn't seem to make a difference. If you are a pure Apple household and radio isn't important then this is a decent buy, but for a daily driver I can not recommend the Axxera AV6. UPDATED 9/23/19: In all fairness I should rate the unit 4 stars. The Bluetooth is still clunky but better with the Android app they supply. I thought about returning it and was looking at other units in the price range but none get 5 stars. Also I have decided the microSD card feature is pretty great now that I have 250 CD's worth of music available in the car.

Pros: SD card, DVD, backup camera all work as expected.

Cons: Bluetooth and radio reception almost nonexistent.

Crutchfield response on 9/24/2019
Once we saw this review, our Tech Support specialist, Nicole, reached out to this customer to help him further. We'll either help him get the receiver working the way it should, or help him return it for an exchange or refund.

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Crutchfield customer from Hartland, WI on 9/17/2019

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Works great. Was easy to install. Displays the backup cam. Good for the money.

Pros: Instructions were good.

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Great Inexpensive Upgrade

Crutchfield customer from Elkhorn, NE on 9/5/2019

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Easy to install. Works well with Bluetooth (after downloading app). I was surprised that the microphone worked as well as it did. I stream music as I drive and this works perfect.

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Manuel from Miami, FL on 8/23/2019

2005 GMC Envoy

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Great unit at a great price can stream music though the bluetooth nice and clear been using an fm transmitter on the oem radio and was horrible. Plenty or other way to broadcast music into the audio, love the dvd player some much more expensive don't even offer dvd now a days because people streaming videos. I am from the old school and have an extensive dvd collection.

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Crutchfield customer from Cuyahoga Falls, OH on 8/15/2019

2012 GMC Sierra

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Excellent product does exactly what is advertised.

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Crutchfield customer from Revere, MA on 8/14/2019

2000 Ford F-350

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Great technical support.. ready harness was perfect..

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Crutchfield customer from Lyons, GA on 8/13/2019

2008 Toyota Tacoma

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Works good and sounds good I would buy it again Only issue I had was the installation kit can't get to the volume knob very good because of it and didn't fit the greatest .

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MAX from Virginia Beach on 8/9/2019

2015 Hyundai Elantra

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I am being honest here, please don't buy, you will be frustrated and annoyed, spent good money installing it, ruined my car

Pros: Nothing

Cons: Bluetooth barely works

Crutchfield response on 8/19/2019
Max contacted our Customer Support team and set up a return. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days.

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NO GOOD

Crutchfield customer from Camden, SC on 8/7/2019

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500 Class

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This radio went back today, it is no good. The software identifies album art on the sd card as a movie(LOL), and won't play it even when in the driveway with the engine off. The built in microphone for the phone is poor, at best. The unit looks good, but failed for me to pass the test.

Pros: Looks good

Cons: Not worth the effort to install

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SAINT AUGUSTINE

John from SAINT AUGUSTINE on 8/4/2019

2015 Toyota Tundra

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Installed in our Camper to replace the cheapo one that came with it. This radio has great sound and makes the camper speakers sound amazing. Bluetooth microphone is awesome picks up from across the camper. Plays DVDs no problem. Had to modify the giant hole from previous radio to mount this one. Still have to putty the old screw holes to complete the project.

Pros: Big icons...big sound....perfect price

Cons: Non that I can think of as of yet.

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Crutchfield customer from Redlands, CA on 8/4/2019

2005 Toyota Tundra

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We haven't installed yet cause we received the wrong connector for the install

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Kaelin from Delta Junction, AK on 7/30/2019

2007 Dodge Ram 1500

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For the money, you can't beat this radio. Installation of this radio was straight forward and simple. The sound quality was better than my factory radio and the easy to view screen and ease of programming is good. I did have some issues with getting the steering wheel controls to operate but contacting the customer service proved once again why I choose Crutchfield for all of my media applications.

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Cons: I wasn't happy with having to download an APP for my phone just so the phone would work with the stereo and the app needs to include more features such as accessing you contacts list and one touch calling but, for the money you can't have everything.

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Steering wheel control

Crutchfield customer from Wheatland, WY on 7/30/2019

2006 Ford Fusion

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Steering wheel control never work even calling tech support.

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Really Great Unit for the PRICE

Crutchfield customer from Rockford, MI on 7/20/2019

2006 Toyota Tacoma

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Once again Crutchfield has not led me astray. The information that they provided for the installation of the Axxera AV6118Bi was right on!!! It took me longer to make the wiring harness connections than to install the unit. As for the Axxera, it has worked like a charm. Having two other vehicles (each one different) it only took me a couple of trips to get used to the upgrade. It was installed in a 2006 Toyota truck, the easiest install that I have ever had in my over 60 years of life. Thanks for the recommendation and help.

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Crutchfield customer from Ridgeland, SC on 7/14/2019

1998 Nissan Pathfinder

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"Connecting to Axxera iPlug app" then back to radio. Every time I connect to Bluetooth. This is a minor inconvenience. Otherwise a great head unit.

Pros: Easy install Responsive touch screen Easy to navigate interface

Cons: Bluetooth is kinda spotty, never drops connection but auto connect and Bluetooth launch needs work

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As bad as you'd think.

Sam from Oswego, NY on 7/10/2019

2005 Pontiac Grand Prix

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Spend the extra 20-50$ and get something brand name, it'll do what you need it to but it'll annoy you the whole time. The "app" it uses for bluetooth is annoying, lowers music volume when backing up,sound quality is what you'd expect from an off brand radio/as good as stock, touch screen is whack, looks cheap, and you're going to want more features. If you're tech savy you're going to want Google Maps, Spotify and Android Auto, even if you dont think so now. A good Multi-Media Player is twice the price but a million times more enjoyable, dont cheap out, you'll only be paying twice. Have had this for 3 months and just installed a JVC KW-M750BT which I'm thrilled with already.

Pros: Does what you want it to.

Cons: Does not do them well.

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Perfect fit,awesome sound,and great features

David from Homer Ga on 7/9/2019

2006 Mazda Tribute

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I spend a lot of time driving,so I needed something to go into my work vehicle that would allow me to use my phone hands free.So I ordered this,and I am impressed with it.For the price I wanted something cheap,yet with all the features I needed.The sound is hands down ALOT better than my factory radio was.It was literally a headache free install that took less than 20 mins.Crutchfield sent everything needed in one box.easy to install,and love it.Now thinking of adding even more to the work truck....and will be from Crutchfield

Pros: Price,features

Cons: Cant use siri when connected thru bluetooth

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Crutchfield customer from Herculaneum, MO on 7/6/2019

2009 Porsche Cayenne

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I really like this receiver. For the price it cant be beat. Easy install and all the options I wanted. DVD wont play while driving but I get it and will be looking for a way to jailbreak it for the kids.

Pros: Cheap and sweet

Cons: DVD wont play while in drive.

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Crutchfield customer from Meldrim, GA on 7/4/2019

2000 Ford F-150

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Reps were very helpful

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Crutchfield customer from Egan, SD on 7/3/2019

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500 Class

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Packed with a lot of features for the price. I have an older Axxera in a different vehicle, so I was pretty confident that I would like this unit. I especially like that the AV6118Bi has the front mounted micro SD slot. I have this mounted in a work truck, and the flush SD looks far more durable than having a thumb drive sticking out on the dash. Fairly intuitive controls, and the touch screen makes for an easy operator interface. There is also an app available that allows you to use your phone as the remote. I also love being able to Bluetooth stream music and podcasts from my phone, and that it will pause them if the phone rings, no more missed calls!

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Very good product for the price

Crutchfield customer from Oviedo, FL on 7/1/2019

2002 Lexus IS300

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Pretty good product. Easy to install, configure and tons of options for the price. You will also enjoy great customer service from the people at Crutchfield and that's hard to beat.

Pros: Easy installation and configuration.

Cons: Cannot change background

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Awesome experience!

Crutchfield customer from Caldwell, ID on 6/29/2019

2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser

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Great sound! Easy install! Nice options! Great unit! Purchased the wiring harness from crutchfield and everything came ready to drop in. Instructions were clear and accurate. Had it in in under an hour. Dexter made sure everything was setup and ready to roll!

Pros: Great picture, strong sound, easy interface, use fingertip to tap

Cons: None

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Stunning...ly bad

Harley from Brookings, SD on 6/28/2019

2006 Dodge Magnum

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Impressive. Impressively bad. I either got two dogs effective ones in a row or that's just their quality. Crutchfield was great to work with in fixing the problem. Ordering a differentiations radio through them. From faulty internal grounds to shoddy Bluetooth, this radio has it all. The faulty ground cost me a subwoofer from distorting without me hearing it until it was much too late. Appreciate the the fog machine in the back of my car from the cooked coils. 0/10 would not recommend to an enemy.

Pros: Cheaper than dirt

Cons: You get what you pay for. Dirt.

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Not A Good Fit

Crutchfield customer from Rosamond, CA on 6/27/2019

2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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This Stereo dosent fit a 2003 Ford F250 without a lot of modifying of the dash hole, lot of filing and had to remove two upper dash screws to get it just to go into stock location.

Pros: Great Stereo

Cons: Not a good fit in stock location without modifying

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Crutchfield customer from Salisbury, NC on 6/27/2019

2008 Jeep Commander

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Overall nice radio, however when trying to install it into my car is said it fit into it did not fit correctly.

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Once we saw this review, our Tech Support guru, Jason, reached out to help this customer. We'll either help get the receiver installed correctly, or help him return it for an exchange or refund. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Crutchfield customer from Plano, IL on 6/26/2019

2003 Ford Crown Victoria

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Great fit and sounds good

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Crutchfield customer from Odessa, TX on 6/25/2019

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Quick Install and perfect fit with all the discounted installations parts. Looks clean and a lot of features. So far just used the remote and Bluetooth. Will try a dvd movie in there soon. It's inexpensive but doesn't look cheap. Several compliments so far.

Pros: Price, Easy Installation, Several Features, Remote, or control with Smartphone App

Cons: TBD.....

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Crutchfield customer from North Tonawanda, NY on 6/19/2019

2005 Chevrolet Colorado

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Great stereo! Easy install into my Chevy Colorado. Touch screen is responsive. Awesome features. Sounds great.

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Crutchfield customer from Round Rock, TX on 6/11/2019

2007 Chevrolet Corvette

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Pleasant surprise for the money. Only had one issue during installation, and it was my error. I didn't read the instructions closely enough. Once I remedied that issue, all works fine v

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Crutchfield customer from Madison, AL on 6/10/2019

2005 Toyota RAV4

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Touchscreen needs a little extra pressure to activate your selection.

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Presley from Jesup, GA on 6/10/2019

2006 Ford F-150

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This product on paper seems great. All the features you could want at a cheap price but when you actually receive and install the unit it is nothing but inconvenience after inconvenience. 1. Every single time the vehicle is started you have to click a button to go through a list of inputs in order to put the stereo into "Bluetooth" or "iPod" 2. Auto-connect feature. This feature sounds great by in reality the implementation is terrible. Every time my phone comes in range with the stereo there is a popup on screen for about 5 seconds that says connecting and then after your connected, if you where in Bluetooth mode the device is put back into radio FM/AM mode so you have to click back through the menu all over again. 3. Music cutting out. In Bluetooth mode, the music has a little cut or break in it every 20 seconds on repeat. You can absolutely count on this and in iPod or USB mode the cut is every 8-10 seconds. 4. Static in the music. There are random pops of static and interference in the music 5. Scroll wheel for volume constantly falls off when used 6. Backup camera cuts in and out of video In order to play music from bluetooth, it is a tedious 10 second process every time you turn on your vehicle. The music quality is not good (pops and crackles in music). Poor build quality. All in all, this is a terrible unit and I am sorry for anyone who goes through what I do on a daily basis with this joke of a stereo. Probably leaving something out.

Pros: plays music

Cons: everything about this product

Crutchfield response on 6/12/2019
Presley, we're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. If you purchased this receiver from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Guest from Palmdale, CA on 6/6/2019

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Bluetooth drops the signal often. Also since day one the knob for the volume only works when it wants too. We have to use the remote to turn the volume up and down. You can spin the volume knob all you want and it rarely changes the volume. We should've spent more for a better head unit.

Pros: Cheap price.

Cons: Cheap unit.

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We're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. If you purchased this from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Crutchfield customer from Gorham, ME on 6/5/2019

2003 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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Guest from Las Vegas, NV on 6/4/2019

2005 Dodge Ram 1500

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Works great. Love the new look

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Don't buy

Brad from Sebastian on 5/30/2019

2004 Acura 3.2TL

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Spend the money and get a better brand stereo. As many have stated, you have to connect the bluetooth each time the radio /key is turned off. Also, it requires that you install their app to connect to bluetooth. It's ridiculous.

Pros: Big screen, plays music.

Cons: Requires app to connect to bluetooth You have to reconnect to bluetooth each time the radio/key is turned off.

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Crutchfield customer from Grants Pass, OR on 5/27/2019

2007 Dodge Ram 2500

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Easy to use. You have to sync bluetooth everytime the key is turned off. There isnt really any background options and have to push hard on screen to navigate.

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Regrets from first power up.

Crutchfield customer from Windsor, CO on 5/25/2019

2006 Toyota Camry

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Very cheap low end unit. Wasn't expecting greatness, but this went below my expectations. Very clunky interface, volume will not keep constant and likes to mute itself when turning on. BT interface link causes the unit to pause while it connects, no audio or backup camera input until it reconnects a known device. Steering wheel controls function, but the buttons are not correct. Run, don't walk, away from this unit. Very regretful purchase.

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Kenneth from Decatur on 5/25/2019

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Works good with iPhone Bluetooth but when playing radio or CD player.Speaker cut on and off but can hear bass from amp in back kicker box

Pros: Navigation and Bluetooth

Cons: Music cut on and off

Crutchfield response on 5/28/2019
Kenneth, we're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. If you purchased this product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Look very nice in mi car

Crutchfield customer from Cashmere, WA on 5/23/2019

2001 Volkswagen Passat

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I'm recommend this stereo

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Nice stereo

Crutchfield customer from Hensley, AR on 5/21/2019

2007 Honda Ridgeline

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Works great, easy to set up Bluetooth, very clear and looks good.

Pros: Easy to install and use.

Cons: None yet.

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Stereo and Crutchfield = Awesome

Crutchfield customer from Flint, MI on 5/20/2019

2018 Ford Transit Cargo

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Best company for stereo installation. For the money this stereo is great. I mostly wanted the hands free bluetoorh and my phone navigation to play through the speakers

Pros: Easy installation, about an hour and a half. Had one question and the tech staff was right there for me.

Cons: None

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Excellent information and support.

Crutchfield customer from Seattle, WA on 5/8/2019

2008 Buick Enclave

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Its not a top of the line unit, but I knew that, and didn't want to spend the extra money. For what it is, its well worth the money. It does exactly what I wanted: plays USb and SD-Card, and hooks up with bluetooth. The best aspect of the purchase was the website. I was abe to easily navigate through the bewildering array of stereos, and get details on + stereo detailed specs and functionalities + compatibility to my vehicle + mounting details + what wiring looms were available, and what the loom offered in terms of retained functionality + total pricing for the various options Having decided on a purchase, I was extremely pleased to see the offer for complete clip and forget loom to interface between my vehicle (Buick Enclave CXL) and the new stereo, for an extremely reasonable price. I was extremely pleased about the support, the information for tracking, etc. and the speed the stereo arrived. As promised, installation was amazingly simple, less than 30 minutes from start to tools away. I managed to not quite seat one of the clips properly, and the support ans suggestions from the help service quickly had it sorted. I recommend them highly.

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Crutchfield customer from Mandan, ND on 5/5/2019

2008 Toyota Camry

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Excellent product for the price you pay. Simple and easy to use. Great addition to a car and looks outstanding on the interior.

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Horrible sound quality

Christian from Dahlonega, GA on 5/5/2019

2003 Toyota Sequoia

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I'm giving this 2 stars only because it powers on and sound comes out. The UI is clunky and slow to start. To skip most of the complaining I'll skip to the worst one. The built in amplifier is awful. As soon as I turn up up past 9 I get massive "hiss" coming from the stereo. I thought it was my amp, so I unplugged it to test. Nope! It is coming from the stereo. This was wired by Crutchfield when I ordered it. I've had this since December, and I hate it. I will have to spend some money to get quality as I should've known in the first place.

Pros: It powers on

Cons: Everything else

Crutchfield response on 5/8/2019
Christian, we're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Tech Support team right away. They can help you solve the problem and get your receiver working properly. We forwarded this review to our Tech Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Great upgrade for Jeep owners

MATTHEW from Allentown on 5/2/2019

2017 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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Love this stereo, great sound and bluetooth is easy. I am now going to hook up amp so to boost sound.

Pros: Easy to use and easy install.

Cons: Sometimes the bluetooth goes off line but not to worried about it

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Crutchfield customer from Wyoming, MI on 5/2/2019

2008 Chrysler Town and Country

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Replaced my factory double din radio with no hassles! Everything works great!

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Crutchfield customer from Peyton, CO on 4/26/2019

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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Easy to operate easy to install. Only thing that is strange is with my steering wheel controls when you toggle through preset radio freqs and get to number 6 your are stuck and it doesn't cyle back to number 1. Volume is high even at lowest settings but you can turn it down with the equalizer

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Crutchfield customer from Solomons, MD on 4/25/2019

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Great price and Great radio!

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Crutchfield customer from Jacksonville, FL on 4/24/2019

2010 Dodge Ram 1500

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I love this radio works great and it was a good buy and it wasn't to hard to put in my truck thanks Crutchfield and for great support also for the Ready Harness service please check out the photos.

Pros: Very good buy

Cons: The Metra 95-6511 Dash Kit should be better made

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Crutchfield customer from West Richland, WA on 4/22/2019

2005 Lincoln Town Car

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This unit was inexpensive and had the combination of features that I couldn't find in a more expensive product. I've only been using it a few days but it seems to be working well.

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Perfect for the price

Crutchfield customer from Plainfield, CT on 4/19/2019

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Good, solid unit. Looks great. Sounds good. Easy install (save yourself the time and aggravation & pay the money and get the wiring harness done by Crutchfield)

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Crutchfield customer from Mesa, AZ on 4/18/2019

2006 GMC Envoy

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Reciever seems great but has one major flaw. It will not work with the recommended pac wiring harness to maintain steering wheel controls. So, if you are buying with that in mind you may want to consider a different unit. I have a lot of experience installing and have never run into issues with pac so it is definitely the receiver. Crutchfield tech support confirmed this. "Its not your vehicle or the pac harness, it's the radio." If you dont care about the steering wheel controls everything else seems very good and is user friendly. The built in mic works well for calls and bluetooth connectivity is good.

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Crutchfield customer from Wichita, KS on 4/16/2019

2001 GMC Sonoma

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very good for the price

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Crutchfield customer from Louisville, MS on 4/15/2019

2005 Toyota Avalon

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easy to install, great sound. love it!

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Jason from Port Charlotte, FL on 4/9/2019

2006 Honda Civic EX

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Great stereo for the price. Only drawback is every time it turns on it defaults to radio instead of remembering what you used last. Ie. not much radio in my area so I only use Bluetooth and have to select it every time then switch from phone to music. Not a big deal but kind of annoying.

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Great choice for adding features on low budget

Jason from Saint Cloud, MN on 4/9/2019

2005 Chevrolet Suburban

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Great touchscreen DVD receiver for the money. Adds features I wanted to my 2005 Suburban including Bluetooth and rear backup camera (screen).

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You'll be sorry...

Crutchfield customer from Mount Hermon, CA on 4/7/2019

2004 GMC Yukon XL Denali

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Do not waste your money on this stereo. It lures people in with a lot of impressive features at a low price, but if you like functionality or quality then you will be very disappointed. The Bluetooth connection is poor, has lots of background pops and does not pick up where you left off when you get back in your car. In fact, it always defaults back to the radio each time. I have to go into Bluetooth mode, connect, wait for it to fail and connect again. After that, I get little control over my playlists. I still need to select lists from the music app on my phone. Plugging it into the stereo isn't much better. It cuts out randomly, and only chooses a few of my playlists to display as options. It only gives you 10 seconds in each screen to make a selection before defaulting back to the last screen. Sound quality is tinny, despite the eq. The interface experience is poor with some screens that look like they're incomplete afterthoughts. Overall, Axxera has a lot of work to do if they want to compete in the premium market. Simply loading it with a lot of features doesn't make it premium. The user experience so poor that I found myself just leaving it off when driving. It is being removed and returned and will be replaced by a brand that I know and trust. Given the price, my expectations were fairly low and yet I was still disappointed.

Pros: Many features generally only found on high end units. Looks nice.

Cons: Poor connectivity, poor interface, poor execution, poor sound quality, poor experience in general.

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Crutchfield customer from Charleroi, PA on 4/4/2019

2006 GMC Sierra 1500

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Easy to install and looks great. No trouble connecting to phone via Bluetooth and the internal microphone works great for hands free calling.

Pros: Simple installation Easy Bluetooth Conectivity DVD playback Great Value

Cons: Limited background choices

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Crutchfield customer from Virginia Beach, VA on 3/21/2019

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Love it but wish it had the ability to program numbers into the phone

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Crutchfield customer from North Las Vegas, NV on 3/12/2019

2006 Chevrolet Malibu

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This product is awesome no issues at all and very user friendly!!

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Crutchfield customer from Carlsbad, NM on 3/11/2019

2006 Dodge Ram 2500

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Really like the quality of the picture and more then enough power for all the speakers clear and loud

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Crutchfield customer from Birmingham, AL on 2/20/2019

2005 Saturn VUE

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It was exactly what my daughter wanted. We bought it for it's hands free features. Easy to connect to, built in mic works great.

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Lance from Round Rock, TX on 2/19/2019

2007 Ford Focus ZX3

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Best bang for the buck I've ever had in a car stereo!

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Kelli from Clinton, AR on 2/11/2019

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Very easy to install! Works perfectly!

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Crutchfield customer from Hattiesburg, MS on 2/11/2019

1997 Buick Regal

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Great value.

Pros: Value

Cons: Screen a little hard to see in full daylight.

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not good for phone calls

Aaron from Junction City, OR on 1/18/2019

2004 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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very disappointed i got this for 2 things 1 camera and 2 bluetooth phone calls. so this is not good for phone calls because it doesn't show your phone contacts so if you want to make a phone call you will need to directly enter a phone number which is very ridiculous i have no clue what anyone's number is so i have to get the phone out to make a call and that is illegal in oregon . next it doesn't have a trigger wire to activate a camera so the only way to turn on the camera is by putting the car in reverse or you can hook up a toggle switch to activate the camera.

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Crutchfield response on 1/23/2019
Aaron, we're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. If you purchased this product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

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Crutchfield customer from Colorado Spgs, CO on 1/7/2019

2004 GMC Sierra 1500

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Great deal for price.

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Michael from Lufkin, TX on 12/28/2018

2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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Overall great product. Touch screen doesn't have an immediate response, but not enough to agrivate. Huge upgrade from factory which is all I wanted.

Pros: Cost, easy install,

Cons: Slight delay response from touch screen

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Crutchfield customer from Mesa, AZ on 12/28/2018

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great product for the price works very well

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Crutchfield customer from Bruceville, IN on 12/27/2018

2011 Chevrolet Malibu

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Looks good sounds good for the money

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Gregory from Kinston, NC on 12/26/2018

2017 Kia Forte

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Would've given five stars but there is no way to change illumination color and no subwoofer control settings.

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James from Haughton, LA on 12/24/2018

2011 Chevrolet Malibu

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Great features or the money.

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First radio I installed on my own

Christopher from Riverdale on 12/23/2018

2001 Nissan Xterra

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Honestly love it, very easy to install with the instructions

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good on a budget

Mikel from Adrian, MI on 12/23/2018

2008 Ford Expedition

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buy this for your budget, not because it's a great unit. it is a great value. If you can go up to the $200 range, definitely go with the JVC. i bought both, trying to save a few bucks. the layout is not my favorite, the level of detail on the menus is not as deep, and most importantly the phone has no corded mic or appropriate controls. the b/g noise on a bluetooth call isn't able to be adjusted, and the mic is on the face of the unit, making it oddly far from your mouth. i don't hate it and it's not a bad unit, but i've wasted the extra $60 i would've spent on the JVC on stupider ( i know, grammar) purchases.

Pros: probably the cheapest unit with all the capabilities it has

Cons: -documentation / manual sucks -lack of phone noise controls -lack of mic

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Scott from Clearwater, FL on 12/23/2018

2004 Dodge Ram 3500

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Excactly as described and what I wanted. Easy install with all the pieces I needed.

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Crutchfield customer from New Ipswich, NH on 12/17/2018

2002 Toyota RAV4

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Great bang for the buck unit, happy so far.

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Decent Stereo

STACEY from Jesup, GA on 12/16/2018

2006 Ford F-150

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Pretty decent. The install was easy. Good product but not great.

Pros: cheap

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great fit

Louis from Guaynabo, PR on 12/12/2018

2012 Ford Transit Connect

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great product...

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Crutchfield customer from Louisa, VA on 12/10/2018

2004 Ford F-150

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Great product , great price.

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SHAWN from Warren, OH on 12/9/2018

2009 Honda CRV LX

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Great product, great bass

Loy from Saipan, MP on 12/9/2018

2007 Honda Fit

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Awesome product perfect for my car good sound quality, Crutchfield staff made it easy to install by providing installation stuff and wiring harness, Great product at a great price ! Thanks again Crutchfield and thank you Axxera ,

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Good value

Matt from Easley, SC on 12/9/2018

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Good quality product at a very reasonable price. Installed a week ago and have been pleased so far. Also installed backup camera and the picture is good too. Would recommend for budget minded buyer.

Pros: Price, quality

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Great upgrade from factory unit

Matt from Show Low, AZ on 12/8/2018

2004 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Everything works great as expected, however, the chimes for the vehicle operations is annoying and not what I thought it would be. Not delivered through the speakers, its delivered from a small box behind the stereo. Cheesy sounding... and the instructions on install were vague. Still it only took less then 1 hour to do.

Pros: Price What it is meant for Sound

Cons: Factory warning chimes Install instructions

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Great product, easy deployment guide!

Ermias from Mankato, MN on 12/4/2018

2002 Nissan Maxima

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For the price paid, this is an exceptional product. Crutchfield staff made it easy to install by providing installation guides and prompt response. I highly recommend it!

Pros: Installation guide & helpful staff!

Cons: None

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Great Product , Great Price

Crutchfield customer from North Brunswick , NJ on 12/4/2018

1996 Buick Century

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I installed this unit in my car and I have to say I was a bit skeptical at the price also of the fact that it was a sister brand from Dual . I was and am still pleasantly surprised , for a low priced unit if you are looking for something that hooks up to your phone instantly and I mean the instant you get in your car , this is the unit for you !! This is an excellent radio for the money , you might have to navigate through your phone to hook up to different forms of audio files I.e. not iTunes but it still plays other forms flawlessly. My only complaint (if I really had one ) is the fact that the volume knob is a little small and it's a little tight being that it has a minor setback in my dash , although that could be just my install . Great product at a great price ! Thanks again Crutchfield and thank you Axxera ,you really hit a home run with this one ....

Pros: Great quality and an affordable price .

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Yorktown, NY on 12/3/2018

2007 Buick LaCrosse

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Great unit! Purchased to add bluetooth and direct USB power to a Buick Lacrosse, the fit was great with Cruthfield's recommended kit and it works very well!

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Chase from Phoenix, AZ on 12/2/2018

2012 Dodge Truck 2500

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Installed works fine other then volume knob doesn't work all the time and in the settings there is an option to disable the camera, dose not work so when I come home at night and I put my truck into reverse its a blinding blue screen. Also sometimes when I have my selected radio stations saved to 1-6 it seems to reset them randomly, along with losing some of the stations I listen to.

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Crutchfield customer from Palmetto, FL on 12/2/2018

2009 Smart fortwo

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Excellent unit for the money.

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Great Unit!

Chris from Corpus Christi, TX on 12/2/2018

2004 Ford Econoline

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I got this for a work van to replace the stock tape playing nonsense that came with the vehicle. This axxera does not disappoint. No it's not "high end" or anything but it's a great unit for a tight budget. Does everything it says it does, install is super easy, and of course Crutchfield gives you everything you need to install it. If it was damaged in some way I would def get this axxera again. And I would only go through Crutchfield to get it.

Pros: Easy install, awesome unit, great price, fast delivery.

Cons: Display could be just a little brighter but it's fine ultimately.

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Benjamin from Mason City, IA on 12/2/2018

2008 Ford Taurus

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Got this installed in my car and I really like it! It's very easy to navigate and I haven't had any issues using the built in Bluetooth! I gotta say it's a great purchase for the price!

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kennith from Hickory, NC on 11/28/2018

1997 Ford F-250 Light Duty

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This one of the BEST radio I have ever purchase. It has everything the more expensive radio have at a 1/3 of the cost. I should have purchased it years ago. Thanks CRUTCHFIELD from making the purchase SIMPLE and EASY.

Pros: Price, Looks and Features

Cons: have to modify current dash to make it fit

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James from Victoria, TX on 11/27/2018

2015 Nissan Rogue

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Great looks and sounds. Easy to install. However, it does take a little study to operate. Overall I would recommend this media center be purchased.

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Jose from San Antonio, TX on 11/25/2018

2001 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Good product for the price

Pros: Touch screen Bluetooth

Cons: Fat fingers makes pressing the icon on screen hard.

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Nice display and very good sound.

Jason from Kansas City, MO on 11/25/2018

2003 Ford Expedition

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Easy install with ALL of the needed accessories supplied by Crutchfield. I had a question on one portion of the accessory wiring and got the best tech support agent I've ever spoke with. I speak with many different companies tech support divisions on a daily basis with my line of work and Julia (I hope that was her name) was A++! The unit is very user friendly and my parents had no problem getting the hang of the controls.

Pros: Installation, beautiful display, user friendly interface

Cons: None so far

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Solid stereo on the cheap

Adam from Fletcher, NC on 11/25/2018

2012 Subaru Impreza

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This is my second Axxera stereo of this exact model. I put in my wife's Odyssey and it has been great for us. Bluetooth is reliable and the hands free calling with buikt in mic is spot on. When it was time to put one in my 2012 Impreza, as far as bang for your buck I knew I would just do a second one of these!

Pros: Ease of use Sound adjustments Bluetooth Built in mic

Cons: The volume knob can sometimes be blocked by installation bracket.

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Mark from Pinon Hills, CA on 11/12/2018

2008 Toyota Tacoma

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I was expecting song info on the display in radio mode.

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93 Impreza upgrade

Sean from Advance, NC on 11/7/2018

1993 Subaru Impreza

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So far I've been pleased. Unit has a great look and fits beautifully in my stock housing. Sounds far better than the factory unit. My only issue/question is that it does not turn off with the ignition switch....I followed the wiring to the t and it just stays on with the car off and key out until I manually turn it off. But for the price and ease of installment it's a small thing to deal with.

Pros: Looks, sound, installment, just about the best bang for the money so far

Cons: Stays on even with car off and keys out of the ignition

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Easy to install! Great picture and sound quality!

Sharise from Louisville on 11/6/2018

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Awesome display! Great sound! Love the menu option' s simple format! Installed in my 2005 Chevy Monte Carlo. This would be great for a teen driver(price is great and the look is amazing)!

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Eric from Coeur D Alene, ID on 11/3/2018

2006 Nissan Frontier

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The bluetooth app you have to use is ridiculous. It forces you to use their "iPlug" app and ruins the bluetooth auto-connect experience. There is another 1 star review very similar to this, so it's not just me. I contacted their support, and while their replies were prompt, they could not help.

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Crutchfield customer from Lancaster, CA on 10/30/2018

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Overall I really do like this product. The only issue I have is sometimes the volume knob works and sometimes it doesn't. I either have to use the touchscreen or use the remote. I really want to return it for another one but having to uninstall it from the dash and sent it back is pretty time consuming. And time I don't have at the moment.

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Michael Carlton from Atlanta, GA on 10/29/2018

2007 Honda Odyssey

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Great installation, as always, from Crutchfield. Only complaint is that the Master sheet didn't have all of the installation instructions and had to look at several different places to make it all come together, but still much easier than without (part of the install information was hidden in the owners manual, which would be the last place I looked for installation). Also, didn't know about the pink wire that connects to the parking brake to allow viewing while not driving before I had the dash all back together, so we can't watch the DVD even when parked without having to take it all apart again. Not a big deal but would have liked to have had that on the Master sheet or in the wiring instructions so I could have planned ahead. Didn't know this brand, but took a chance based on reviews and Crutchfield reputation, and so far not disappointed. Great features and great price for touch screen and great sound. Thank you Crutchfield!

Pros: Great price and easy installation

Cons: Need to put all of the install instructions in one place instead of having to look at multiple resources throughout.

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Great Product for the Price

Joseph from Newport News, VA on 10/23/2018

2011 Toyota Tacoma

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The Stereo Seems to be ok so far.....very good for the price....the users manual could be a little more detailed but so far it has been great,

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Great Features for a Low Price

Rusty from Ellettsville, IN on 10/15/2018

2007 Chevrolet Impala

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Excellent product for the money. Has most of the features of the higher priced items for way less money. Clear sound, easy setup for Bluetooth. The only ding i have with it is you have 3 different choices of background color but all three are basically the same color of blue and it is hard to read the screen with sunlight shining onto it. Other than that, it is an excellent radio, with USB port and MicroSD slot for playing your own music.

Pros: USB MicroSD Slot Excellent Tuner

Cons: Screen hard to read in sunlight

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Crutchfield customer from Tucson , AZ on 10/14/2018

2002 Honda Accord

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just what I need for a good price...

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JOSE RAUL from Canovanas, PR on 10/9/2018

2005 Mitsubishi Outlander

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Great sound and easy to install, however, the hands free call feature muted itself as I receive a second call.

Pros: good for the price

Cons: hands free call issues

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Crutchfield customer from Martinsville, VA on 10/8/2018

1998 Nissan Pathfinder

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Excellent system. Easy to install. Very satisfied with the price. Great features. Updated 98 pathfinder it fit perfectly.

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Very Nice for the money

Samuel from Sioux City, IA on 10/5/2018

2001 Toyota Camry

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I have a 2001 toyota camry. Bought this after the original radio died. I drive a lot so this is a need for me. Very simple installation. You have to use your old brackets from the factory radio but its only 4 screws. Taking the dash apart was no problem either, then its plug and play with the extra harness (worth the extra money to me). This unit has a lot of features, I only use the radio, cd, dvd, and blue tooth. All work pretty well, sometimes the touch screen is a little slow but that could be me not quite hitting the right spot. There are lots of controls. The DVD looks good on the small screen, with the movie sounds coming through the speakers, it's like a super small drive in movie! CDs sound good. Overall, I am happy with my purchase, I would buy it again. I hope this helps someone. Thanks!

Pros: good for the money, DVD looks good

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Awesome fit

Tony from Georgia, VT on 10/1/2018

2011 Nissan Rogue

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Box came secured... everything I needed was in the box. Easy installation and awesome customers service. ..

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Check it out!

Stanley from Anchorage, AK on 9/15/2018

2005 Mazda 6

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I like my music loud! For an entry level double din radio the Axxera AV6118Bi is a great bargain. I was a bit hesitant going with this unit instead of the Pioneer but I like trying different products. As a car audiophile quality is essential. I am happy to say that this head unit works quite well with the Bose system in my 2005 Mazda 6s. For the front doors I put in the Sony XS-GS1621 6-1/2" and for the rear dors the Morel Maximo Ultra 502 Coax 5-1/4. The system still has the stock bose rear deck speaker and amp. I can barely turn this thing volume above 10. I am quite happy. Give this head unit a try :).

Pros: Simple and effective Wakes up the aftermarket speakers Fun

Cons: A little sluggish Lack of brand recognition

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Crutchfield customer from La Mirada, CA on 9/3/2018

2011 Toyota Tacoma

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Good value for the features. The radio worked well and sounded great while I had it connected. Unfortunately, my car's steering wheel controls were not functioning as they should, so I ended up returning it.

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Great product

Len from Wallingford, CT on 9/2/2018

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Love it. Easy interface. Installed in twenty minutes.

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Crutchfield customer from East Taunton, MA on 9/2/2018

2003 Toyota Matrix

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Nice radio. Haven't hade a lot of time to play with it. Touch screen seems pretty responsive. iPhone takes a little to long to sync every time you plug it in.

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Disappointing unit with annoying UI and no user's guide

Timothy from Chesapeake, VA on 8/30/2018

2002 Chevrolet Express

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I am very disappointed in this purchase. To summarize, the user interface is one of the most annoying I have ever dealt with. Also, there is no user manual given or that I could find on the internet...seems they just didn't make one. So you have to guess at features. If I could go back, I would spend more money on quality. I took a chance and lost. The UI is especially annoying when interacting with bluetooth. When you connect your phone (a slow process), the unit switches to the radio every time. You then select in the menu bluetooth audio and the unit goes to the calling feature of the phone. You then must select bluetooth audio again. The whole process of trying to play music from your phone takes several minutes and far too many onscreen clicks while you are trying to drive. The volume also seems to lack in my system, which is stock, but the previous unit had much volume. For DVDs, I have to crank the volume to max just to get close to a normal volume. There is nothing in my opinion special enough about this unit to justify giving it any extra stars. Its faults far out way its nominal experience. Spend the extra money to get better quality: it will be worth it. This review in no way affects Crutchfield of course. As always, they had a great installation guide and available help, as well as got the right adapter to connect to my vehicle.

Pros: Works in the most nominal ways possible

Cons: -Terrible user interface -No user's guide -Low volume

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Erik from Shalimar, FL on 8/30/2018

2011 Jeep Patriot

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Everything I was expecting.. Exceeds my expectations.. There are better units out there, but for the price you can't beat it..

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Even a cave man can do it

Crutchfield customer from Jackson, WI on 8/26/2018

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My daughter is about to turn 16 and we purchased her an older used car. The problem I had was the audio system was very user friendly and nothing was hands free. I went online, chatted with a Crutchfield professional, and in about 15 minutes had a complete audio system that suited our needs. There was nothing left out. They shipped me everything I needed to do a do it yourself install. My daughter now a a very nice quality system with simple to use controls, and hands free features for phone, audio, and navigation. The whole install was about an hour and a half, and I have zero car stereo experience. One new stereo with touch screen, and four speakers!!! Thanks Crutchfield

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ok, but not great.

John from Saluda, NC on 8/23/2018

2008 Toyota Tundra

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Sounds is great, plays dvd's, added a back up camera and that works fine. The issues I have with this unit is that it's a cheap touchscreen and it's hard to press a preset without going into the settings or EQ menu, because it's located right below the presets on the screen. You also have to wait a few seconds before touching the screen again because it has a delay in the touch sensitivity. The volume knob is also tiny and has to be turned several times around to increase or decrease the volume. The built in bluetooth microphone doesn't work unless you talk directly into the screen of the radio from 6 inches away. I didn't realize that Axxera is a new name for Dual brand products. I guess they changed the name so people would start buying it again.

Pros: Great sound, plays dvd's, back up camera input.

Cons: Bluetooth microphone is terrible, volume knob small and hard to adjust, EQ and settings are too close to presets on the screen. Axxera is a cover up name for Dual.

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Crutchfield customer from Hartselle, AL on 8/22/2018

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Bought new radio, speakers and backup camera along with pre-wired harness so steering wheel controls would work. It sounds and looks awesome. Special shout out to Rudy in tech service for helping me with steering wheel control programming.

Pros: Looks factory sounds great and backup camera is a must for my 16 yr old. He loves the Bluetooth and sound system as well

Cons: None

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Good quality for technology upgrade base line model

Joseph from Grove City, OH on 8/21/2018

2007 Ford F-150

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Eh I have mixed feelings, I m excited to gain Built in 6inch screen for Backup camera and Bluetooth for phone and radio controls. But i dont like not seeing the info of the songs on radio stations. Its definitely a technology upgrade but base model of the latest tech. Back up camera feature is great. I bought a camera from another site hardwire camera is the best .. I had wireless camera is not flawless design . However Crutchfield tech support is great and available, the documentation thats included with your order is insane and greatly appreciated. Plus the pandora premium for 3 months is the reason i stopped amazon music. Thank you Crutchfield

Pros: Camera backup screen is great light and dark. Bluetooth Functions for Phone and Audio. DVD is good if ever i put monitors in back, kids have Ipads now so that is a moot point. Bluetooth quickly connects and i like the app for the phone to control the radio. Documentation they send on your equipment cannot be easily duplicated.

Cons: Bluetooth i would like to download my phone book to it , it does not do that -Info data of songs when on radio stations it does not display that. SWC this interface is a work in progress, its not doing well with this radio. the buttons are all over the place. and programming should not be this difficult.

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Michael from Glen Carbon, IL on 8/19/2018

2010 Jeep Wrangler

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Not bad for the price but a few annoying things about this unit. The worst thing is that it will not automatically reconnect to my phone when I restart the vehicle. If I shut it off while listening to Spotify on my phone, then restart, it defaults back to FM. Then I have to restart my app and song. Quite annoying. The second thing is that it mutes the radio when the backup camera is one. Not huge, but annoying none the less.

Pros: Good sound for the price.

Cons: BlueTooth functionality is a bit wonky. Won't reconnect to Spotify/Phone when restarting.

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Timothy from Rochester, MN on 8/12/2018

2007 Buick LaCrosse

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I've put 4 Double Din touchscreen units in my all four of my vehicles (all through Crutchfield), and though this unit had the smallest screen, i think i may like it the best. It has less glare issues than the others, some of which is position in the vehicle, but when I try to compare, I think this one is great. It may also be that is has better off-axis viewing from the driver's position that the others. All in all, I would definitely buy another one of these units again. To be honest I avoided it before because I didn't really know much about the company/name, so I went with the names I knew. Who knew. :)

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Crutchfield customer from Topeka, KS on 8/7/2018

2002 Toyota Avalon

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Great sound! Was surprised at the smooth install and nice fitting parts. Love the SD card and USB slot. The sound is great but the only draw back would be hard to see screen in direct sunlight. Other than that I love it.

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Crutchfield customer from Carson City, NV on 8/7/2018

2005 Ford Escape

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Can't control the ipod with the remote. Besides that, great unit

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Crutchfield customer from Morrow, GA on 7/23/2018

2008 Chevrolet Impala

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Like it so much I would like to upgrade to the same brand with navigation,

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Crutchfield customer from Deep River, CT on 7/15/2018

2006 Chevrolet Uplander

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Great unit for the price. Easy to install and easy to use. Great sound quality.

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Great bang for your buck!!

Grant from Canal Winchester, OH on 7/9/2018

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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I love this head unit. You get a lot for what you pay for. My only complaint is that it takes a decently long time for the screen to load when you plug you phone/iPod into the USB connection to listen to music etc.. Also, if you don't have a rear view camera connected to the head until, when put the vehicle in reverse, it shuts the head unit off as it would if a camera is installed. Other than that, I love it. Great purchase and easy to install.

Pros: Easy to install, all the features you could possibly need.

Cons: Long time to load USB connection, while in reverse the head unit shuts off as if there is a back up camera connected.

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Shelby from Jonesboro, GA on 7/5/2018

2015 Nissan Sentra

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This stereo has good power. It's very easy to access all the menus. Installation was easy.

Pros: Great stereo.

Cons: Screen could be a little brighter for sunny days.

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Fantastic sound

Bob from Spokane County on 7/4/2018

2008 Ford F-150

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My wife hopped in the car and listened to the music-"OMG" was her exclamation. Using the factory speakers the sound is head and tails above the factory unit. It is simply amazing.

Pros: Fantastic sound. Intuitive controls.

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Crutchfield customer from Prescott, AZ on 6/7/2018

2007 Ford Ranger

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Nice unit ... Working great. Would buy another one! Crutchfield set me up with install kit and direct connection plug to my factory harness... Pretty much Plug n Play .

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Fun project

Steve from Minneapolis, MN on 6/2/2018

2003 Honda Civic

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This was very easy to install in less then 2 hr anf works amazing, my dauter loves this setup and said it does more then the one in my new car.

Pros: Everything fit and works great!

Cons: Took the most time sodering the custom wiring plug.

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Fredy from Cape Coral, FL on 5/30/2018

2001 Mazda Tribute

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good not great.

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Nice cheap upgrade.

Justin from Alachua, FL on 5/29/2018

2006 Toyota Tundra

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Great stereo for the money, everything works as it should. Have not bought a back up camera yet. Installation in my 2006 toyota tundra took about an hour and a half. There is no comparison to my old factory setup.

Pros: Easy intallation, looks great and sounds great!

Cons: None yet.

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Jack of all, master of none

Justin from Richfield, UT on 5/29/2018

1998 Oldsmobile Intrigue

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When I first turn on the radio and press Bluetooth audio it connects to my phone then defaults to the FM radio. Every time. It is really annoying. The unit runs slow and the touch screen didn't always work right. I wish I would have spent a little more money for a better unit. Lots of small annoying things that add up quick

Pros: DVD player looks decent.

Cons: Slow UI, clunky UI, touch screen is bad, settings are set up weirded and all over the place. System turns on connects to Bluetooth then reboots and defaults of FM radio. Long bootup time. ECT...

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Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to Justin to help him further. We'll either help him get the receiver working the way it should, or help him return it for an exchange or refund.

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Juan from Ponce, PR on 5/26/2018

2007 Lexus SC430

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Excelent product

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Crutchfield customer from Attleboro, MA on 5/24/2018

2010 Ford Edge

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Great for the price. Have no complaints. Looks and sounds clean.

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Takes a while to switch inputs

Grant from Eagle Mtn, UT on 5/22/2018

2003 Toyota Tundra

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The USB connection was poor on the first unit that arrived. Sounded like a skipping cd or record. Other than that functioned as advertised. The time to switch on the reverse camera was frustrating. I think crutchfield said it was 1.5 seconds - which is probably accurate but is too long. Picture is clear and sound is great. It's hard to finess the equalizer- I wish it had incremental touch controls for fine adjustments. It takes FOREVER to switch to iPod mode. The reflection on the screen makes it hard to see the screen in the daylight. Other than those picky details it's a solid system at a great price.

Pros: Good screen clarity and image Affordable Price Easy Install Lots of inputs

Cons: Screen glare Lacks fine adjustment on equalizer iPod input change time Backup camera input switching time Quality consistency (usb input not good on my first recieved unit)

Crutchfield response on 5/22/2018
Grant contacted our Customer Support team and exchanged for another receiver. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days.

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Crutchfield customer from St. Paul, MN on 5/21/2018

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Works great and was easy to install. Best double din for the money!

Pros: Has many options for half the price of others.

Cons: Volume knob could be a little more sensitive.

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Great for the price.

James from Georgetown, TX on 5/20/2018

2008 Ford Fusion

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Install was easy as it should be in my Ford Fusion 08. It's been in there about a month. Sound quality is good and no white noise/hissing/static. DVDs play well too. The only 2 reasons I give it 4 stars are: 1. Volume button - it's not sensitive enough. Being so small it's not easy to guide with one fingertip, it takes a few turns to get to the volume I'm looking for, and it's easy to overshoot the volume into high after that. 2. The unit doesn't automatically load Bluetooth as my previous ones did. It goes to radio by default. I have to start my Spotify app, select my Bluetooth audio. Even after I select Bluetooth audio it loads to the phone menu of the unit, pretty annoying. Overall, it's a great product. Would recommend for such a low price.

Pros: Easy install. Looks great, 5 star audio quality.

Cons: Small and "tight" volume control. Not very intuitive with Bluetooth audio.

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Good power and clean sound

Bill from Southfield, MI on 5/15/2018

2006 Buick Lucerne

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Good power and clean sound. The iPod/iPhone control is poor. Takes nearly 5 whole minutes for the device to load when usb connected and half of the library appears to be missing. Easy installation is a plus but nevertheless I am considering spending a little more on a better unit.

Pros: Easy install, clean sound, and good power.

Cons: Apple products interact kinda quirky

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Great double din for a great price!

Kris from Saint Louis, MO on 5/14/2018

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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Great radio! I was very skeptical due to the price of this head unit, but it has far exceeded my expectations! Bluetooth, backup camera, and dvd work very well. It does have its little quarks like muting the Bluetooth when a second call comes in. But all in all great unit for the price.

Pros: Everything

Cons: Bluetooth hiccup from time to time.

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Levi from Marshall, MO on 5/13/2018

2006 Honda Civic LX

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Great stereo for the price would definitely recommend this stereo to friends

Pros: Hands free capability, back up camera, multiple audio inputs, equalizer

Cons: Can't make your own background

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Solid radio, great price

John B from Alexandria, VA on 5/12/2018

2007 Honda Civic LX

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Solid radio for a very good price. I would buy this unit again. Installed a back up camera and that function works great too.

Pros: Price, user interface

Cons: Some of the programming is basic, for example the phone functionality doesn't allow you to import contacts (at least that I've found), you can't add your own personal background, etc....

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Good, inexpensive, replacement

Guest from Detroit, MI on 5/10/2018

2006 Ford Explorer

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Great, inexpensive, modern head unit. But I'm taking one star off because it's identical to the Dual XDVD256BT, which is cheaper.

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Crutchfield customer from Murrieta, CA on 5/9/2018

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Easy install. Nice system. I wish I was able to transfer my contacts over to the system. Otherwise, very nice unit.

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Crutchfield customer from Eastman, GA on 5/8/2018

1996 Infiniti I30

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Great product

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Very Nice Radio for the money

Lawrence E. from Middletown, OH on 5/7/2018

2006 Cadillac DTS

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This car stereo was all that I needed and much more. Had a little problem on the install but received knowledge from a friend and now all is fine.

Pros: Easy to use screen and user friendly.

Cons: Brightness on the screen could be a little brighter at the maximum setting

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Crutchfield customer from Oxford, NC on 5/7/2018

2004 Volkswagen Passat

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Great item for the price!

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Crutchfield customer from Martinsville, IN on 5/7/2018

2000 Honda CRV

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Radio installed great , very impressed

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Crutchfield customer from El Paso, TX on 5/7/2018

2007 Ford Mustang

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For what it is it's pretty great. A cheap DVD stereo. Only complaint (albeit a major one), is the volume difference when switching from DVD to radio or anything else. Volume level 14 is LOUD for the radio and anything below full blast while watching a DVD is hard to hear. Other than that I'm happy with it.

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Great best ever

Sergio from Laton, CA on 5/6/2018

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Really good and nice set up a basic radio and not to complicated and fact radio for a old car and can flex it on them old people sterio

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Crutchfield customer from Broken Arrow, OK on 5/3/2018

2002 Oldsmobile Alero

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Phone does not display caller id, would not by this model again

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Crutchfield customer from Northport, NY on 5/3/2018

2003 Nissan Altima

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The primary purpose of replacing the existing AIWA mp3 CD AM/FM stereo I bought from Crutchfield years ago was to bring bluetooth into my 2003 Nissan Altima. Was seriously considering the Panasonic MVH-200EX, but I didn't want to run a mic and USB connection from the back of the unit to the dash. I liked that the Axxera AV6118Bi has a built-in front mic, and that the USB, AUX and SD connections are in front. I took a 1/2 star off because the radio reception has a little bit more of static than the AIWA that I took out. But streaming music sounds awesome through this unit. Glad I made the purchase.

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DAVID from Las Vegas, NV on 5/1/2018

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Large Screen, Hard to Navigate

Pros: Excellent large screen

Cons: Somewhat hard to navigate system

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Crutchfield customer from Havre, MT on 4/29/2018

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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Works good. Great deck for the price i would buy again

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CAROS from San Juan, PR on 4/29/2018

2004 Dodge Ram 2500

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Good radio and easy to instal. Sound good with kicker speaker

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Crutchfield customer from Merrimack, NH on 4/29/2018

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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Very limited in call actions as far as volume and voice control as for audio and video out put preforms as expected

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Great Radio for the cost!

Chris from Luling, TX on 4/27/2018

2018 Jeep Wrangler (JK)

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I give this 5 stars for being a great radio for the price. It starts up quick, has plenty of power, and does everything i need it to do. It's obviously not quite the same feel as some of the more expensive set ups i've installed but for the price, I don't think you can get anything else that comes even close. The only bad thing that happened through this experience was the radio came in damaged originally. I believe it was a shipping issue because it looked ok but didn't work. Crutchfield helped troubleshoot to ensure it wasn't an install error, and then sent me a new one with no fuss. Good guys over there. Cheers!

Pros: Cheap, Loads of features, Built in Mic, Plenty of Power.

Cons: First unit came in with issues, probably a shipping issue though.

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Crutchfield customer from Katy, TX on 4/26/2018

2012 Ford E Series

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Sounds good but the DVD does not sink with the audio well. The Bluetooth does not work well people can't seem to hear me all that well.

Pros: Nice sound

Cons: DVD player action to voice Bluetooth callers can't hear me or it is hard to hear me. Constantly trying to connect to some I program

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ANIBAL from Anasco, PR on 4/24/2018

2011 Jeep Wrangler

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Instalacion rapida y perfecta. En 30 minutos. Lo recomiendo.

Pros: Perfecto

Cons: N/A

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Amadeus from Red Bluff, CA on 4/24/2018

2007 Ford Edge

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Easy to install to my 07 ford edge, everything was pretty much color coordinated to wire up,just with I bought a back up camera so I didn't have to see a blue screen when i put it in reverse but I'm sure it's my fault for connecting the wire up . No biggie . Has a great equalizer setting,can adjust just about anything , and has a very good picture quality when playing DVDs, it's like watching it at home on my flat screen. Besides the size of course. I have no bad things to say about this product . It does what I wanted it for . It was everything I was looking for . Not a bad price either

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Great stereo for a great price

Ryan from Annville, PA on 4/23/2018

2011 Lincoln Town Car

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This is a great upgrade from the factory stereo. The sound quality is great. I haven't had much time to play around with it but the only thing that has given me some concern is the bluetooth link. I linked my phone and the screen and radio kept restarting. I un paired it and it has been fine ever since. I will try it again when I have some time to mess with it. Everything else works like a champ. I love the ability to put all my music on a mini SD card and I can plug the card right into the unit.

Pros: Functional, Mini SD card slot, bright screen, remote

Cons: Not sure how well the Bluetooth works.

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Crutchfield customer from North Tonawanda, NY on 4/22/2018

2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500 Class

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Love the radio, but it won't share my contacts with my phone. But over fit perfectly didn't need to cut a single thing in my 07 Chevy Silverado 2500.

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Crutchfield customer from Sykesville, MD on 4/18/2018

2008 Toyota Corolla

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It is exactly what I was looking for. And total upgrade from the factory radio I had

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Excellent factory replacement option

Joshua J from Flowery Branch, GA on 4/18/2018

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This an excellent budget replacement to a factory head unit. The wiring harness fit right on to the wires for my factory system. It sounds great. Only thing is that if you want to watch DVDs you must hook up the parking wire or install a bypass in order to watch. I wish the phone function had a way to store numbers as when you receive a call it puts the number on the screen and not the contact name that is in your phone. Instructions are very vague so you will have to do some research to figure out all of the bells and whistles.

Pros: Great sound-great features-eq is nice to have. Plenty of functionality.

Cons: Instructions are vague.

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Crutchfield customer from Eden Prairie, MN on 4/17/2018

2004 Ford F-150

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Seems to be a good value for the dollar. Only real complaint is the display is hard to read in bright daylight. Suspect this is a problem with most of the after market stereos. Will just live with it.

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Crutchfield customer from Lagrange, GA on 4/16/2018

2004 Honda CRV EX

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Great stereo for the money, excellent sound and quality!

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Crutchfield customer from Jericho, VT on 4/15/2018

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Great head unit, I am impressed with the features and quality for such a low priced radio. The biggest reason I got a new stereo was I wanted bluetooth and that works great so far. Instructions that came with the unit are a little lacluster but I just spent some time with it and figured most of the settings out myself. Installation was a breeze thanks to Crutchfield.

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Sound is good and rich when you set the equalizer yourself.

James from Nederland, TX on 4/9/2018

2005 Subaru Forester

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Install was quick and painless. It sounds good but here are the issues I have experienced with this unit. 1) It likes to go to the radio when you start up, which is annoying to me. 2) the blue tooth connection is weak, that it is I get a pop and a glitch from time to time. 3) The preset equalizer settings leave much to be desired, sounds like someone singing into a tin can. lastly, 4) my dash is curved and the unit isn't, but that's minor. But all in all, its not all that bad of a unit.

Pros: Easy install and sounds great. Has lots of functions

Cons: 1. Blue tooth connection is irksome. 2. Likes to go to radio first instead of where you were. 3. Preset equalizer settings not very robust.

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Pete from Yulee, FL on 4/4/2018

2002 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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This unit was everything I needed. Works as advertised and looks good in the dash.

Pros: Fits perfectly and has all the modern functions I need.

Cons: A little difficult to position the side mounts on the first try to install

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Crutchfield customer from Chadbourn, NC on 4/4/2018

2003 GMC Yukon

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Works great. Easy install with accessories available.

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Fantastic unit!!!

Scott from Mogadore OH on 4/3/2018

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I had returned a JVC head unit after it had started acting up after a month. I got this unit and holy "bleep" it was night and day difference. Very user friendly and the sound was absolutely amazing coming from the stock speakers in my 2012 F150 STX. Bluetooth is a breeze and the built in microphone is very good considering any of the past head units I bought with built in mics were poor at best. I cannot say enough good things about this radio. Pleasantly surprised and pleased for such a low priced unit. It won't tell you the call letters or info for radio stations but who cares...you know what station you're on lol

Pros: Speakers come to life Easy to pair Great unit for the miney

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Crutchfield customer from Hampton, IA on 4/2/2018

2002 Ford Mustang

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only had it in for a couple days but seems like a rally decent radio

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Sergio from California on 3/30/2018

2006 Honda Accord VP

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Was not familiar with this brand. Took a chance on trying it and I'm glad I did. Very impressed with this head unit. Lots of functions for the price. Only downfall was that the volume from CD to DVD changes dramatically without touching the volume. Not sure if it's something I can adjust in settings? If not this was the only issue I had with this product. I would recommend this purchase.

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Josh from Lugoff, SC on 3/29/2018

2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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This is a great radio. I put it in a 07 jeep wrangler. Had to do some minor things to get it to fit. The sound and ease of use is awesome.

Pros: Great sound. Love the touch screen and all the features.

Cons: Usb drive is by the volume so you have to be careful when you turn it up or down.

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Awesome factory replacement with bonus perks!

Vance from Hillsboro, MO on 3/27/2018

2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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I bought this because it is the PERFECT fit in every way for my 2004 Silverado HD. No cutting under the dash, with the Crutchfield harness it retains ALL of the truck's original stereo functions! Steering wheel controls, Bose adaptable with my factory sub and system, door chime and EVEN rear stereo controls! I paid the little extra for Crutchfield to do the wiring on the harness and it was SO worth it! All I did was pull the old unit out and plug the new one in. I was finished in 15 minutes! Of course I have been buying from Crutchfield for 30 plus years and doing installs free for all my friends and relatives, but even a novice can get this done in less than a half hour. The sound quality is AMAZING! It made the factory Bose headset sound like junk and the onboard EQ and sub crossovers give me MUCH needed bass! The touchscreen functions are easy to figure out and all the perks this has are amazing! I can use it to talk hands free on my phone, listen to see, sub or even st card. The only issues I have are with the back up camera. My truck doesn't have one and I have the settings for camera off, but when in reverse it still cuts all sound and switches to a blank screen. Also, when I tried a DVD and forgot to set the parking brake the thing locked me out, but stayed powered on and would not eject or do any other functions. I had to pull the head unit out and remove the power source to reset it. I tried contacting Jensen/dual but have not heard back from them yet.

Pros: Sounds better than factory Bose head unit, great bass and equalizer control. So many functions it will make you per yourself!

Cons: Poor instruction manual. Cannot reach manufacturer,

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Vance, we're sorry you're having issues with your receiver. If you need help, please just reach out to our Tech Support team. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.
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Crutchfield customer from Spring, TX on 3/27/2018

2005 Toyota Camry

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I've only had it installed a few days and am still learning the features. The Axxera unit has exceeded my highest expectations

Pros: Shows album covers; Artist Name; Album Name and Song Title - everything I wanted. It also switches very quickly from random mode to next song mode when I want to listen to and entire album.

Cons: None so far

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Great radio!

Tene from Dayton, OH on 3/23/2018

2011 Chevrolet Malibu

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Great radio, haven't had any issues with it and was easy to install.

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Nice Unit But beware of Video Viewing

Adam from Charlotte, NC on 3/18/2018

2004 Ford F-150

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Nice head unit for the price. Plenty of functions and a lot better than the original. I would have rated five stars but I've been having some video issues. Come to find out, after I installed it I read that the unit will not play videos while the vehicle is moving. I guess it's some type of safety feature. If you want to view the video, you have to hardwired the pink wire into the braking unit of the truck. I wish I would have read that ahead of time and at least been given some information on how to go about doing that. There's not point in buying a DVD unit if my kids not going to be able to watch it while we're driving down the road on trips. Besides that though, if you're looking for something inexpensive with some bells and whistles, you can't go wrong with this.

Pros: Nice display Easy to Install Blue Tooth

Cons: Video Unit Functionality

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A.B.E. Towing & Recovery from Allentown, PA on 3/14/2018

2008 Dodge Ram 3500

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Products are working good. No clomplaints

Pros: Easy hardware to install. Easy operation of unit If you order all the proper hardware, then it's a walk in the park.

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Crutchfield customer from Lincoln Ne on 3/9/2018

2008 Dodge Ram 1500

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So far so good.Easy install with no issues.Just need to add a backup camera now

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