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Focal Integration ISS 165

6-3/4" component speaker system

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Audiophile-grade engineering

Focal applies the same technology they use in their studio and audiophile-grade home systems to their Integration line of car speakers. The Integration ISS 165 component system includes 6-3/4" woofers with cones made from Polyglass, a material that combines the warm sound of cellulose with the strength of glass, so they'll play accurately with no added resonances.

Focal ISS 130 5-1/4" 2 way Component Speakers

You can use this angled tweeter mount to improve high-frequency dispersion in problem vehicles.

Audiophile-grade engineering

Focal applies the same technology they use in their studio and audiophile-grade home systems to their Integration line of car speakers. The Integration ISS 165 component system includes 6-3/4" woofers with cones made from Polyglass, a material that combines the warm sound of cellulose with the strength of glass, so they'll play accurately with no added resonances.

Adjustable tweeter

Each separate Integration processed aluminum inverted dome tweeter features a built-in phase plug and wave guide, which act together to increase the power of high-frequency notes and improve the stereo soundstage. Focal includes a low-profile surface mount and an angled mount so you can set up the tweeter for the best possible imaging in your vehicle.

Built-in crossover networks

The crossover networks are built-in, so you don't have those extra boxes to install. Low-profile Integration speakers allow you to put Focal sound quality and construction into your vehicle, so you can enjoy a dramatic jump in performance over your old speakers. Grilles are not included; factory grilles are appropriate for most installations.

Note: Focal describes this model as a 6-1/2" speaker. Most manufacturers designate this same frame size as a 6-3/4" speaker. For simplicity's sake we list it as a 6-3/4" speaker.

Installation note: You'll need a pair of our universal backstraps to install the tweeters in the factory locations

Woofer grilles are not included; the factory grilles should be suitable for most applications..

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Product highlights:

  • component speaker system includes two 6-3/4" woofers and two tweeters
  • Polyglass woofer with butyl rubber surround
  • processed aluminum inverted dome tweeter
  • built-in crossovers
  • 4-ohm impedance
  • 5-70 watts RMS power range (140 watts peak)
  • frequency response: 60-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 92.6 dB
  • woofer top-mount depth: 2"
  • woofer grilles not included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # ISS 165
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What's in the box:

  • Two woofers
  • Two inverted dome tweeters (with 5" length of speaker wire attached)
  • 2 Surface mount tweeter housings (with tweeters installed)
  • 2 Angled surface mount tweeter housings
  • Two 19" Lengths of speaker wire with in-line tweeter crossovers
  • Two 7" Lengths of speaker wire with in-line woofer crossovers
  • 2 Woofer mounting gaskets
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Four 7/8" Flathead screws
  • Eight 1" Self-tapping screws
  • Owner's manual (English/ French)
  • Focal window sticker

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2012 NISSAN ALTIMA FRONT DOOR AND DASH CORNERS

Crutchfield customer from Kulpmont, PA on 6/19/2019

2012 Nissan Altima

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AWESOME!!! Focal really did their homework when they designed these in-line crossovers. Sorry I didn't get them sooner!

Pros: cost, installation.

Cons: NONE

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Crutchfield customer from Walnut, CA on 6/13/2019

2019 Toyota Corolla

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Fits perfectly in my Corolla HB (no JBL). Used with original head unit and sounds better than factory speakers. Adding aftermarket amp may maximize potential of these speakers.

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the right choice

Crutchfield customer from Clifton, NJ on 6/10/2019

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What can I say there's review and then there is grate product grate price and grate customer service.

Pros: Grate product Focal come one

Cons: Focal and Crutfild how can you go wrong

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Great Speaker

Crutchfield customer from Abbeville, SC on 5/25/2019

2018 Honda Accord Hybrid

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Sound great so far! To me, they are much smoother than the stock speakers. Installed in a 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid EX. As some have said, they could probably benefit from a sub and an amp, but the bass is as good or better than the stock speakers and the highs and mid-bass are much better. Tyler was great as an advisor, very patient and knowledgeable.

Pros: Smooth sound Clear highs and mid-bass Great price on sale

Cons: Would benefit from sub and amp (to come later)

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Knowledge is power!

Crutchfield customer from San Juan Capo, CA on 5/22/2019

2019 Honda Accord Sport

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I read every single review of these speakers before I made the decision to purchase them. I compared them to Morel, Hertz, etc. and went into the purchase hoping they would be all that and a slice of bread. (Well, truthfully, the whole loaf) I have to say that after I had them installed, driven by my Morel MPS 4.400 I was disappointed. The imaging and accuracy was very good but the tweeters (Very common review) were overpowering and there was no mid-bass. I mean, I could faintly hear the drums but in no way could i feel them. (I listen to country, rock, bit of hip-hop, bit of rap & some House). Well, I took a look at the crossover points on my amp and thought "I hope this is the issue!". After reading a ton of posts from many sources and did two things: 1) switched the speakers to "Full Range" on the Morel and 2) dialed my sub (Punch 12" with R500X1D to about 80Hz (The 165's are rated to 60Hz). BOOM. Bass went from "back there in the trunk" to being "everywhere" and the mid-bass on the Focal's is THUMPING, SNAPPING. You know what I mean. One more recommendation, the Focal tweeters have two wires - MAKE SURE you or your installer uses the wire labeled "Car". This dials them down appropriately. In summary, do your research and if you decide to chose the Focal ISS 165's, you will be happy you did.

Pros: Extremely accurate Exceptional power handling Quality of build Integrated crossover

Cons: None

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Cheap and it shows

Crutchfield customer from New Port Richey, FL on 5/19/2019

2010 Honda Fit

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Disappointed. I was recommended Focals and they are absolutely terrible. Cheaply made and the tweeters sound extremely harsh. I'd recommend to never buy them. I sent them back I ordered pioneer. I would highly recommend Pioneer. I should of went with them to begin with. Lesson learned

Pros: Affordable

Cons: Sound terrible, cheaply made, poor quality

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Crystal clear sound

Dave from Seattle, Wa on 5/8/2019

2017 Toyota Tacoma

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Installed a pair of these in the front and rear doors of a 2017 Tacoma. Very clear sounding

Pros: Crutchfield includes adaptors that make the speakers an easy direct fit in both the front and rear doors of my truck. I am powering them with a 4 channel Alpine amp, they sound fantastic.

Cons: None, they sound fantastic to me

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Sweet

Crutchfield customer from South Pittsburg, TN on 5/5/2019

2014 Chevrolet Impala Limited

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Sweet sounding may want to add a amp

Pros: Sounds good

Cons: Highs can be a little harsh

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Crutchfield customer from Aurora, IL on 4/28/2019

2018 Honda Accord Touring

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Sparkling highs and detailed mids. Less bass than hoped, but they are breaking in after a week, hopefully they'll continue to warm up.

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Crutchfield customer from Carl Junction, MO on 4/21/2019

2008 GMC Sierra

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Did what I needed them to do

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Great Price and nice comp set!

Chris from Rupert, ID on 4/20/2019

2016 Hyundai Elantra

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These are a nice set of component speakers. They fit into my 2016 Hyundai Elantra with no modification required in the factory locations. After 12 hours of listening here is my review: The tweeters took a few hours to "open up" and are now quite balanced. They are not "Bright" tweeters. I'd call them "warm" if I were to use a word to describe them. They blend well with the midbasses. I beleive the inline crossover is crossed over at around 4500 Hz. But there is NO Information online or from Focal that can determine this. The midbasses are quite bountiful in the midbass range, which blends nicely between the sub and midbass frequencies. For the price these are a really nice set of component speakers. Sound nice and a drop in fit, at least for my application. So not really much to complain about! Good Luck!

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Cons: Inline crossover means have to run 2 sets of wires into each door - 1 tweeter and 1 mid. Some might have a hard time finding room through the door grommet to accomodate this. No specs on freq crossover points.

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Focal is Clarity.

Joshua from Swansboro, NC on 4/17/2019

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Worth the price when on sale. Clarity is on point if you are running an Amp.

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Pancholelo from Wake Forest, NC on 4/15/2019

2018 Honda Accord EX-L

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Sound good with current power from factory head unit. Might need to add an amp

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Crutchfield customer from Naples, FL on 4/14/2019

2003 Acura RSX

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Sound great!

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Crutchfield customer from Madisonville, TX on 4/13/2019

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I like these as much as my morel Maximus 602. Not quite the low end extension but just as much quality. Tweeters are clean and crisp. Inline crossovers make installation easy. The woofers are great. They get pretty loud cleanly. Heavy rock music isn't their favorite but doesn't sound bad by all means. They have enough bass down to 55-60 hz to rattle my rear view a bit. Most reviews knock the bass but it's all in the car and if you have sealed doors like I do in my 13 Elantra. ( just reference) has good bass below 55 hz just not as much as my morels. I recommend a sub below 80 hz anyway. I'm really loving these speakers especially for the price half of the morels wich I also recommend.

Pros: Clean and clear Good bass Easy installation Price

Cons: The woofer crossover could've been on the actual woofer. The tweeter has 3 wires. 1 power red. And the other 2 are ground. It states in booklet wich is wich but you only use 1 ground and ignore the other. Car for car and the other is for outside installations.

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Clean sound from stock head unit

Crutchfield customer from Long Beach, CA on 4/3/2019

2013 Toyota RAV4

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Clean sound with stock head unit amp. Takes an hour or two to brake them it. Tweeter fit stock location without any modifications.

Pros: Sounds good using stock head unit

Cons: Lacks a bit on the low end.

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Crutchfield customer from Tucson, AZ on 3/13/2019

2017 Toyota Prius

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Strong clear sound. Even a little over powered. Mid range a bit meh.

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2018 Honda Accord Full Upgrade! 100% Satisfaction

Stephen from Kenner, LA on 3/6/2019

2018 Honda Accord Sport

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If you're looking for serious clarity for your mids and highs, these get the job done. If you are buying these speakers to replace your factory ones, I highly recommend installing an amp to power them. They are thirsty for a clean, strong signal. They work great in my 2018 Honda Accord. I'm completely satisfied! Rockford Fosgate R600X5 Focal Integration ISS 165 Kicker 44VCWC122 AudioControl LC7i

Pros: Excellent clarity Easy installation instructions

Cons: I had to drill new holes in adapters provided for my 2018 Accord and cut out a relief for the terminals since they were pressing against it. The adapter will not work otherwise. (Not hard to do, just be careful)

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Crutchfield customer from Smiley, TX on 3/6/2019

2013 Honda Accord

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Great set! Money well spent!

Pros: Clean highs

Cons: Mids can be a little punchier but otherwise an amazing component set

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charles from East Palo Alto, CA on 3/3/2019

2018 Mazda 3

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These speakers are not exactly what I was looking for with my taste in sound. They are quality-built and the in-line crossovers made installation a breeze. However, they are not as warm as I was hoping for and the low-extension rolls-off too quickly, with worse low-end performance than my car's stock speakers, so a sub may be necessary. These also do not fit the metra speaker adapter for mazdas without modification of the adapter with a dremel.

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Crutchfield customer from Santa Isabel, PR on 2/28/2019

2008 Honda Accord

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Sonido muy bueno, fuerte y claro con buen bajo. En resumen un sonido espectacular.

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They sound great; get them while you can

Jeremy from Columbus, OH on 2/22/2019

2018 Honda Accord Touring

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Wow. These are really great. I had these installed in the front door and rear deck of a 2018 Accord Touring. I originally bought them to run off the factory power, but after talking with several people I had an amp and processor installed as well. These speakers have great detail and clarity. A really incredible improvement over the stock mess that Honda calls an upgraded sound system. The installer actually said these sounded better than the equivalent Hertz set they carry at their shop. You cannot beat these at the discounted price Crutchfield currently has. Buy them. Power them correctly. Be happy.

Pros: Sometimes money can buy happiness

Cons: I had to listen to the stock radio for 2 months

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Focaltastic !!!

Crutchfield customer from Lyons, IL on 2/17/2019

2006 Nissan Sentra

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I chose these to upgrade the old Rockford speakers in my car. Great clarity and overall sound. Price point of these made it even better. Highs and mids are much improved. I have a sub so wasnt worried about the base but much better than expected. I have a set of K2s for my bike so I tried these for my car, very happy.

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Val from Aurora, IL on 2/12/2019

2018 Honda Accord Sport

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Great product

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Crutchfield customer from Chino, CA on 2/11/2019

2016 Ford Focus

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Good speakers, but no bass.

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Good sound before amplifier, hoping for amazing when amped

Crutchfield customer from Bradenton, FL on 2/4/2019

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I plan to update after amplifying but as of right now on a factory 2016 mustang head unit these sound clear up until 80% volume in the car. Above 80% I am hearing some distortion in the mids. Not a lot of bass but clean highs and a warm sound. I think these are going to sound amazing when 70 w rms is going to them in a few weeks.

Pros: Easy install with no crossover Warm sound Nice tweeter look

Cons: Not much bass with no amp

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Jack A from Springfield, OH on 2/4/2019

2006 Honda Civic LX

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These are bangin. They did not match up with the screw holes on my adapter plates, which required modification, that did not go well. However, I bought these for how they sound not for how they fit on adapters. They sound great. I love them. They certainly have the ability to have really sharp highs, so you may need to tune that bit down.

Pros: sound highs

Cons: fit to adapter

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Incredible Clarity but no Bass

Peyton L. from Wake Forest, NC on 2/1/2019

2011 Toyota Corolla

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If you like bass these speakers alone will not do the trick. However I have a jl audio w7 subwoofer in the trunk and I was looking for speakers that could complement this and I think these are perfect! In terms of clarity they are incredible and I am hearing sounds in songs that I have never heard before. However when I turn the power to my sub off to hear the speakers alone, the bass is almost nonexistent. For me this is perfect because I have ample bass in the trunk but these speakers will not be sufficient by themselves if you enjoy bass as I do.

Pros: Clarity

Cons: No bass If you lack experience in splicing wires components are probably not the way to go unless you get them professionally installed.

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Stephen from Riverside, CA on 1/31/2019

2011 Nissan Maxima

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Excellent sound separation between highs and mid bass. Very crisp and tight. Powered with 45w ch alpine amp. I really enjoy these speakers. Easy to hook up with the inline xover.

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Aaron from Las Vegas, NV on 1/28/2019

2016 Toyota Tundra

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Clean crisp highs and great mid-bass.

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"Integration" works!

Steve from Jacksonville, FL on 1/26/2019

2013 Honda Accord

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Nice quality look and feel to these speakers with very good sound quality. They seem purpose built for factory system "integration" with the inline crossover wiring and high efficiency. Decent volume even with my Honda Accord factory head unit. Easy install except some additional flush mount tweeter hardware would've been helpful. I made it work with some patience though. Recommended!

Pros: Good sound, looks, build quality

Cons: Flush mounting options

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Robert from Wewahitchka, FL on 1/15/2019

2018 Honda Accord LX

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Focal intergration speakers are very clear. They are a huge improvement over factory speakers. Wiring directions could be clearer

Pros: Great value for the money, included adapters and instructions

Cons: Mounting tweeters in factory pods not a job for novices.

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Very happy with these Focals!

Shane from Kailua, HI on 12/19/2018

2011 Toyota 4Runner

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Great set of speakers for a pretty good price! Installation was easy, with the custom adapters that Crutchfield includes with the speakers. I had recently swapped the stocks for Rockford Fosgate Prime 6x9s on the front doors as well as Prime series tweeters in the dash and it made a difference compared to factory speakers, but I wanted more "Crisp" sounding highs so I decided to go with these Focal ISS 165 and it is MUCH more to my liking. Now I just need to get an amp with a little more power than the one I have now, to get the most out of these speakers.

Pros: Crisp sounding highs and Clear vocals on loud volume with no distortion issues. Easy plug and play installation for mids/woofers

Cons: Some fabrication needed to install tweeters, but hardest part was figuring out how to take off the side paneling in the truck

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Focals are fantastic speakers

Karim from Little Rock, AR on 12/7/2018

2018 Kia Niro

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Great product it's focal what can I say.i am new on cruthfield and very impressed with them helping to pick the right products and what fits in my car..very professional fantastic price and fast delivery

Pros: Great sound ,fantastic tweeter and excellent price

Cons: None

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Owen from Ocean Springs, MS on 12/3/2018

2014 Ford Transit Connect

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Incredible speakers- great value! I matched them with a Focal amp and it is a wonderful combination.

Pros: I hear more detail in my music. Plenty of volume (without distortion) which was not an option with the factory system.

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Crutchfield customer from Cincinnati, OH on 12/2/2018

2013 Toyota Tacoma

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So much better than factory speakers

Pros: Sounds great. Easy to wire

Cons: Minimal fabrication needed for tweeter to fit

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Crutchfield customer from Brookings, SD on 11/27/2018

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Clean sound got a good deal

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Crutchfield customer from Manasquan, NJ on 11/14/2018

2015 Mazda 3

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great speakers easy to install now i need an amp

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Crutchfield customer from East Providence, RI on 9/26/2018

2004 Volkswagen Jetta

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Very clear sound, good bass, good tweeters, easy installation

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Accurate, clear

Crutchfield customer from Worcester, MA on 9/4/2018

2015 Honda Pilot

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As others have said, accurate sound that will get better when amplified. Definitely a step up in clarity from my stock Honda Pilot speakers. Opted to use regular speaker cable for the woofers (keep some lower frequencies going to these 6.5's) but used the in-line resistors for the tweeters. I think this was the correct decision to keep midbass balanced.

Pros: Clear sound, good price

Cons: Could use an amp In-line resistors for woofers will cut all low frequencies from them

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Crutchfield customer from Lowell, MA on 8/12/2018

2016 Honda Civic

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Excellent sound quality! My tweeters came with one blown, but the great staff at Crutchfield took care of it immediately. Bang for buck you can't go wrong, what a difference from stock

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Budget Focal true to their roots

Jason from San angelo, TX. on 8/2/2018

2000 Dodge Ram

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I love how these sound, true to their Focal roots. my only complaint was the mounting of the tweeter. It's like a pod of some sort and if you don't have a custom speaker location or a factory tweeter location they can be hard to install. Above all sound great. I do have them amped on a Soundqubed 400x4 crossed over at 100hz and they handle the power.

Pros: sounds great on an amp great midbass the tweeter is loud but soft

Cons: tweeter pod for mounting, no surface mounting option

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terrific highs and upper mids, needs a subwoofer.

Samuel from Winston Salem, NC on 8/2/2018

2015 Toyota Camry

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For reference, I tend towards progressive house, synth-heavy EDM, rap, hip hop, and alternative rock. I would recommend a different set of speakers for this style of music. These would likely excel at classical, classic rock, jazz, country, or other styles where the listening experience isn't SO dependent on mids and low mids. I hooked these up to an Alpine MRP-F300 4 channel that pushes 50w rms to each speaker. The system is paired with an NVX 12" NSW122v2 subwoofer (a great entry level sub with quality far that exceeds its price), which is powered with a Pioneer GM-D8601. I spent about 2 weeks breaking them all in and they've settled nicely. I haven't had a chance to replace my rear speakers yet, so I've had the opportunity to focus on how just these speakers perform when paired with the sub. The sub is definitely necessary. These are pretty great. I got them at a good price point, so everything else in the price range doesn't even compare. However, as some mentioned, the highs are a bit aggressive and harsh, and the mids tend to be overwhelmed. I had to compensate quite a lot with the EQ to get to a flatter, more reliable image. Once adjusted, these integrate (haha) pretty smoothly with the subwoofer; you really feel that the kick and the reverberation are unified as opposed to coming from two different sources. I don't know that I'd buy them again, but I am very happy. I'll likely try to pair them with speakers that excel at the mids, low mids and have softer highs.

Pros: you can really push them without compromising fidelity, and once adjusted are crystal clear.

Cons: the highs are a bit sharp/harsh/aggressive as it gets very loud (>75% volume), and the mids/lows are overwhelmed even at 50-60% volume. You need a subwoofer to hit the lows well, and an EQ with more than 2-3 settings to create a uniform sound image.

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Crutchfield customer from Hiram, GA on 7/19/2018

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Great sound good quality

Pros: Great sound

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Revere, MA on 7/13/2018

2012 Toyota RAV4

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Good sound

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Very powerful sound

Matthew from Dacula, GA on 7/12/2018

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Great speakers at an awesome price. look sound and fit in my 2017 Jeep Wrangler amazing!! Have been a Focal fan for many years and have yet to be disappointed in any of the products in the line.

Pros: Great fitment Sound amazing with an external amp or aftermarket radio

Cons: Wish the tweeter could have been flush mounted, it was not a problem for my installation but would make the speakers even more universal

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Neil from North Bergen, NJ on 7/12/2018

2018 Honda Civic

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This have been the best component speakers i ever had for so many years. It sounds great on my 2018 honda hatchback sports touring placed at the back door. It sounds ao clear even with the factory head stereo. Im so happy with my purchase.

Pros: Sounds great and not so pricy

Cons: None i can think of

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Focal's clean sound

Dan from Riverside, CA on 7/10/2018

2005 Toyota Tundra

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Great sound. Can be driven to a very loud with a clean sound.

Pros: Clean sound. Can be driven plenty loud.

Cons: A subwoofer would help when playing the Focals at low volume.

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Crutchfield customer from Mt Washington, KY on 7/9/2018

2015 Subaru Impreza

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The speakers sound great! I was hoping the it was a true plug and play install but it wasn't. I had to solder the low pass filters to the connectors that Crutchfield supplies. (Thank you Crutchfield for the connectors). Other than that full sail bruddah.

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Crutchfield customer from Colorado Spgs, CO on 7/9/2018

2013 Toyota Tacoma

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These speakers sounds very crisp. Big upgrade from my factory speakers

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Great sound for the price

Dan from Tallahassee, FL on 7/8/2018

2017 Hyundai Santa Fe

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A major upgrade from the stock speakers. The clarity and overall sound quality is amazing. My only complaint is that the tweeters are a bit too agressive. But I was able to calm them down by reducing the high output from the head unit. Everything sounds great after that. My next project is to install a sub to fully round out the sound.

Pros: A major upgrade from stock speakers.

Cons: Tweeters are a bit agressive.

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Excellent!!!!!

Matt from Allentown, PA on 7/4/2018

2008 Mitsubishi Eclipse

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Amazing. I had a pair of JBL GX602 6.5 speakers in my car with a JL audio JX360/4 amp putting 70w in each. Sounded ok but I ordered these focals and OMG not only is the sound sooo much better, it's louder and more full. It. Blows the JBL speakers away. I still have kicker 6.5 in the rear. Can't wait too get the focal universal integration speakers for the rear in two weeks. I highly recommend these!

Pros: Sound fantastic and not too expensive for the focal line.

Cons: Had to do some shaving and adapting to get them too fit, but worth it.

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Crisp

Anthony from Bountiful, UT on 7/1/2018

2018 Honda CRV LX

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Crisp clean highs but zero mid bass

Pros: Highs are phenomenal

Cons: No bass at all

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Crutchfield customer from Aurora, IL on 6/27/2018

2007 Mercedes-Benz S-Class

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Excellent item good quality sound

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Crutchfield customer from Orlando, FL on 6/27/2018

2017 Ford Focus

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Excellent speakers. Install in 2017 Ford Focus ST not too difficult. In order to retain factory appearance substantial dremeling of factory tweeter location and hot gluing was required. Sound is impressive. With a little eq the bass is great. The sound is very musical and high quality.

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Sound great

Marlon from Columbus, OH on 6/26/2018

2006 Buick Lucerne

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I wish i had $5000 to blow on the focal high dollar mids and highs but sound great on and old school audio art 200.2x im will try it on and JL audio 300 slash. 4

Pros: U need these

Cons: Absolute must

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ROBERT from Livonia, MI on 6/21/2018

2014 Ford Transit Connect

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Fantastic !! Highs..Mids.. Unexpected Really Good Bass.Previous Speakers were waste off time and money

Pros: Can't say enough good things about Focal

Cons: None

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Cheaply made speaker with harsh highs and weak mids and midbass

Nicholas from Longmont, CO on 6/17/2018

2013 Chevrolet Volt

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I was highly unsatisfied with these speakers and returned them. I'm quite confused at all of the positive reviews for them. My first hint that they wern't going to be good was during the install. The screws that are included with the woofers actually twist and deform the rubber surround when you screw them in. You can actually see indents in the rubber surround where each screw is once they are installed. They are cheaply packaged and seem equally cheaply made upon inspection. Initial impressions upon install were not good. These speakers just don't sound good or anywhere close to accurate without massive EQ. The highs are harsh and painful, the mids are very thin and the midbass has no kick to it at all. This is funny to me as these are sold as an "integration" speaker meaning that they are sort of intended to be installed on factory head units that usually only have 3 band EQ that is absolutely not up to the task of EQing these. The only way I could get these to sound even close to decent was with extreme amounts of cutting and boosting with a DSP. Something that most people won't have or be able to afford. I feel like a good speaker should sound at least halfway acceptable with no EQ and these absolutely do not. I have included a graph of the default frequency response of these in my car measured with a calibrated measurement microphone. As you can see from the pic their response is all over the place. Take in to mind everything below 100hz is fr

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Great sounding component speakers

Sheldon from Orange, NJ on 6/15/2018

2015 Hyundai Elantra

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These speakers sounds awesome great mid bass and nice clear highs. A big step up from my factory speakers. The inline crossover makes for an easy install.

Pros: Great sound, easy install with inline crossover

Cons: Crossover setup was a bit confusing the supplied manual didn't help much. Just search online for the proper connection.

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Clean and crisp

terence from Elgin, SC on 6/13/2018

1998 Volkswagen Jetta III

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Quality craftsmanship and sound

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Crutchfield customer from Litchfield Park, AZ on 6/11/2018

2006 Honda Civic EX

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Great sound once paired with aftermarket stereo

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Crutchfield customer from Goodyear, AZ on 6/11/2018

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Tweeters scream.

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Crutchfield customer from Salt Lake City, UT on 5/27/2018

2015 Subaru WRX

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Awesome...Paired with focals in the rears and the kenwood 75xx unit..chest hitting mids..

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Jonathan from Greenbrier, TN on 5/13/2018

2015 Jeep Wrangler

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Great sound. Clear.

Pros: Integrated inline crossovers a plus as I have limited space available to place typical crossovers included with component sets.

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Read if you have 2015 or newer Subaru Outback with Harman/Kardon

Ralf from Dayton, OH on 4/30/2018

2017 Subaru Outback

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If you're installing these in a 2015 or newer Subaru Outback Limited with factory Harman/Kardon system, you'll want to read this. You'll avoid the five calls I had with the very helpful folks and Crutchfield. The factory amp has built-in crossovers, so only the woofers from this system work in the doors; the tweeter signal isn't even sent to those wires, and if you use your corner dash wires to connect the tweeters, you'll lose all mid-range - as well as the ability to talk on your phone via Bluetooth or use Starlink. The key, after multiple calls and various wiring attempts, is to discard the tweeters, use the 6x9s for woofer only and purchase 3-1/2-inch coax speakers (in my case, I went with the JBL speakers sold here at Crutchfield). (Oh, and I disconnected the awful center-channel Harman/Kardon speaker.) The end result, with 6.5-inch round Focal coax speakers in the back doors, transforms the very mediocre Harman/Kardon set-up into something that satisfies me completely and allows everything - i.e. Bluetooth, Starlink - to work as intended by the factory. Much improved sound quality and accuracy -- all for less than $400.

Pros: Greatly improved sound over factory Harman/Kardon speakers

Cons: In this application, you have to discard the tweeters and buy 3-1/2-inch coax dash speakers.

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Alen from Staten Island, NY on 4/25/2018

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Great sound nice quality

Pros: Excellent

Cons: Non

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Dave from Durham, NC on 4/23/2018

2016 Mazda 6

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Have had them installed for a week now in my Mazda 6 2016 with standard head unit - no Bose. Factory speakers from Mazda were more balanced. First time I heard Focals installed I realized that I was definitely missing some mid-range and even some bass. Focals sounded more clear for sure, but harsh on the tweeter side and with less bass. I supposed that it would be possible to add a little bit more of mid range with the right equalizer , but Mazda has only 2 lines equalizers for treble and bass. After some brake in time (~6 hours) bass improved to some acceptable level. Mid range is still missing. You would definitely need a mid-range driver to have balanced sound with Focals. The price for ISS is good, but if you would count that you need to add mid drivers, it would be about 100$ higher in total.

Pros: -good quality for the price -loud enough with standard factory head unit -problem free installation of 6 3/4 in the front doors with Crutchfield's plastic adapters included for free! -tweeters fitted in the dash grill with no issues

Cons: u will need to add mid-range drivers for the balanced sound

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Focal

Josh from Mcarthur, OH on 4/8/2018

2014 Ford Fusion

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Very clean and loud. Can definitely hear the focal quality. Lacks a little in mids. If you are looking for a quality upgrade you can't bethese for the price. Have them running in a Ford fusion on a underrated 60.4 amp on kicker 8gauge wiring

Pros: Crystal clear rich sound

Cons: Lacking mids

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Great upgrade from factory speakers!

Trey from Columbia, TN on 4/2/2018

2008 Honda Accord

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I replaced the stock speakers in my Accord with the Focal Integration components. They sound great! Very smooth sound. The included hardware and installation instructions made the whole project effortless. I had a question regarding factory color coded wiring and called technical support who was able to answer my question while I was on the phone with him. Great sounding speakers, great service, great company!

Pros: Great sound!

Cons: Tweeter required some modification to work in my factory pillar pod.

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Worth every penny.

joseph from Coconut Creek, FL on 4/1/2018

2018 Honda Civic

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Have had them installed for a week now. Have about 6 hours break in time and they sound amazing! All the subtleties that were missing from the stock speakers are there now! The highs are perfect, mid range is very good and even some bass response! All powered by the factory head unit and amp. Couldn't be happier with my purchase

Pros: Built inline crossover, options to install Tweeter, quality of materials used to make the speakers. And most of all the sound quality!

Cons: Having to alter my brand new car to make the Tweeters fit in stock location, well worth the price of admission.

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Crutchfield customer from Pekin, IL on 4/1/2018

2003 Nissan 350Z

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These sound great, and clear! My opinion a great component set, great bang for your buck. Plenty of speaker for my 350z(front door).

Pros: Fit beautifully, sound great.

Cons: Surface mounted in my 350z in original tweeter spot, they get in the way when putting the door panel back on. Not a fault of the speakers as I'm certain that any surface mount would have the same issue.

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Satisfying sound!

Victor from Santa Rosa, CA on 3/30/2018

2013 Nissan Juke

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I think this set sounds amazing after replacing my stock speakers. There is more range to the sound and clarity to the vocals. I got this product when on sale and if anyone is trying to get a good setup at a good price, this is it! They were pretty easy to install and Crutchfield sent me the speaker ring adapter for my car for free that was pretty cool!

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awesome sound! Beware of scratch and dent.

Z from Edmond, OK on 3/28/2018

2012 Hyundai Sonata Limited

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2012 Hyundai Sonata Limited with Dimension system. The Focals were an immediate improvement over the factory speakers with a much wider soundstage. These tweeters are really smooth. Hyundai uses a 2 ohm speaker set, and I measured the Focals at about 3.2-3.3 ohm. So, you will have to get used to the volume drop if using stock or deck power, but they do play just fine and sound great. Put an amp on them, and they will really open up. One thing to note- to save some money, I bought the "scratch and dent" set from Crutchfield. These were packaged pretty poorly - the bare mids were wedged into a foam insert that was crushing the surrounds. Fingers crossed for no soon-to-emerge problems. Also, the tweeter mounting cups were completely covered with what appeared to be a combination of super glue and hot glue. It took a lot of effort to get that gunk scraped and chiseled off to be able to get them properly mounted without breaking them. The speakers themselves are performing well and sound great, so don't hesitate to pick these up. In fact, I highly recommend them. I would just advise to proceed with caution on the scratch and dent items.

Pros: Inline crossovers - so simple for installation. The tweeters gave an immediate wider soundstage.

Cons: Nothing with the speakers themselves, but the scratch and dent set was in rough, used shape.

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Mark from Temecula, CA on 3/26/2018

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Easy to install and sound terrific.

Pros: Sound great

Cons: None

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dana from Pottsville, PA on 3/14/2018

2009 Lexus RX350

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Purchased these as the front speakers for my wife's vehicle along with the Integration ISC components for the rear. I haven't installed them yet but know by past experience with Focal that these speakers will sound fantastic. I already had the Auditor series in my vehicle and couldn't believe the clarity and detail from their opening line of speakers. Previous to the Auditors I had Infinity Reference and could not believe how much better the Focals sounded.

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david from Winchester, VA on 3/12/2018

2005 Toyota 4Runner

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awesome sound

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Perfect

Mike from Scappoose, OR on 3/8/2018

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Always great customer service and fast shipping with good prices is why I purchased from Crutchfield. The focal speakers are just what I expected.

Pros: Great sound and price.

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Great Improvement

Crutchfield customer from Lemont, IL on 3/7/2018

2013 Honda Accord

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These sounded so much better than the pioneer component speakers I had before. Made it a whole new listening experience for my accord. Highly recommend.

Pros: Sounds Great

Cons: Brackets need modification

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Gary from Manalapan, NJ on 3/4/2018

2017 Honda CRV EX

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Clean install, tweeter is close to being flush. Sound is a bit bright, clarity is great. Hoping the brightness will diminish after break in.

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Good speakers but they need an amplifier

Alex from Los Angeles, CA on 2/4/2018

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Good speakers but they seem to want more power, woofer barely moves and bass is practicality non existant from the front of the car. Factory replacement in 2016 Honda Civic was not a good idea, these speakers need an amplifier which was more of a project that I wanted to undertake.

Pros: Good quality, in-line crossover was not expected.

Cons: woofer needs a lot of power, factory replacement is not a good idea if you enjoy any bass at all

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Ashu from Ludhiana , Punjab,india on 1/1/2018

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Great system as compared to my factory ones. The quality of sound is excellent . I advise to buy this one you shouldn't be disappointed. Ko

Pros: Great sound quality best component speakers

Cons: Amp is needed to add extra punch.

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Ray from Kissimmee, FL on 12/3/2017

2012 Toyota Tacoma

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Excellent speakers; compared to the stock speakers these are 100% better. You will not be disappointed.

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They're okay

Jason from Norfolk, VA on 7/28/2017

2011 Chevrolet Malibu

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Have these speakers in my 2011 malibu. Currently hooked up on a Rockford Fosgate prime R300x4 amp at 4 ohms. They're alright for the price. The only real complaint I have is the lack of mid-low end of the speaker itself and the tweeters are a bit bright. Tweeters I managed to tune to a comfortable level with my 13 band head unit. They're not horrible but just don't fill my needs.

Pros: Affordable, decent sound.

Cons: Tweeters are a bit bright, low and mid range seems to be lacking.

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Wow

Todd from Palmyra, PA on 6/19/2017

2009 Saturn Aura

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Wow what a beautiful speaker. Once they break in 10 hours or so, they have a lovely smooth rich sound. Highs are clean without being overly bright. Midrange is perfect. Lows are just fine for a door speaker. Subs take care of the lower end anyway.

Pros: Price for outstanding sound. Well made.

Cons: None.

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You sure these are entry level?

Rockmusic from Columbus, Oh on 5/21/2017

2015 Ford Fusion

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Love my new(er) Ford Fusion, but there are very limited stereo upgrades and/or aftermarket offerings available for this vehicle. Speakers are even somewhat limited, Focal is one of several offerings, and I am amazed at just what this change(so far) brought to my factory system. I plan on 2-ways(Focal) in the rear doors, now, and then eventually, better wiring, along with a DSP, a "D" series amp, and a good(not overpowering)sub in the future, one step at a time. Just installed these ISS 165's in the stock front door openings(modified tweeter installation, not difficult), and am IMPRESSED with the SOUND! I hear things on FM stereo that I have NEVER heard before. It caught my attention immediately, and now I pay closer attention to the music and believe me, I AM NOT DISAPPOINTED. And I'm getting this with a factory head unit(I love the rear camera, steering wheel controls and the SYNC) that seems to have some guts when cranked up a bit. The DSP will tell the the true story here, however. I wish I had the factory premium system(Sony) which would have been an even better starting point. I have YET to find any brand's entry level product that sound as good as these Focal's do. Can only imagine what the K2's sound like. So if Focal would like to use my Fusion as a test platform for the K2's, call me. I've been a JL Audio fan an user for years, but I thought I'd go out on a limb and see what everyone's ranting about. Glad I did.

Pros: Compared to factory, there is NO comparison. The depth, detail and sound these put out are amazing. Even with a factory wiring harness.

Cons: Haven't found any.

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Crutchfield customer from Levittown , PA on 3/8/2017

2017 Honda CRV EX-L

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Very clear and crisp sound. Heard sounds in songs I never heard before. Bass is not as deep as I prefer but overall good speakers. They would sound even better with an amplifier...I only have a 180w factory stereo.

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Crutchfield customer from Califon, NJ on 10/21/2016

2012 Hyundai Genesis

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Oh yeah! You're gonna fall in love with these speakers. The clarity of the sound is great. I can hear every instrument. I even hear sounds from previous music that I thought were never there. Great product!!

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Nice!!

Daniel L. from Saint Louis, MO on 8/5/2016

2013 Chevrolet Camaro

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Nice clean and clear sound, good highs/mids/lows with no distortion. Paired with Pioneer AVIC-5100NEX without an amp, work just fine!! The tweeters fit into the stock triangle door tweeter space in the 2013 Camaro.

Pros: Fantastic sound!!

Cons: Not free?

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Sound Quality at its Finest

Dillon from Decatur, AL on 6/23/2016

2006 Chevrolet Colorado

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I wanted to upgrade my speakers to get better sound quality and a bit louder sound inside my tiny truck since the bass seemed overpowering. These speajers fit perfectly like a glove and Ibwas absolutely blown away at how nice they sound. They get fairly loud even without an external amplifier. The tweeters actually pull apart and fit inside my doors where the stock tweeters were located. If you are looking for crisp clear sounding speakers look no further. They are worth every penny!

Pros: *Sound Quality *Sensitivity *Fits when Crutchfield says they do

Cons: *Absolutely none

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Superb Sound Quality!

Gregory C from Akron, OH on 4/29/2016

2011 Toyota RAV4

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Chatted with Levi, a Crutchfield Advisor about upgrading my factory speakers without upgrading the stereo or adding an amp. He recommended these for the front. I am incredibly pleased with the upgraded sound quality! These speakers will not distort no matter how high I turn up the volume. Stop debating about upgrading and just do it! Notes: If you're installing yourself, be prepared to spend a little time planning out the tweeter mounting. I was able to mount mine inside of the factory mounts with a bit of work. I had to cut/pry out the original tweeter and then hollow out the hole with pliers and a small hacksaw until it was large enough to squeeze the new tweeters inside. Crutchfield's tech support (Justin and Brent) were incredibly helpful with getting me detailed info on how to wire these. I had to wire both the woofers and the tweeters to the factory tweeter harness. The wiring harness adapter included was not required.

Pros: Crystal clear sound quality with punchy midbass.

Cons: None!

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Nice.

Andrew from Greenville, NC on 3/1/2016

2011 Volkswagen Golf

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Please see my review on the Focal Integration IFVW Golf 6 for details. Nice upgrade from factory speakers.

Pros: Open, airy top end. Tight bass.

Cons: Restricted low end. Needs sub for impact.

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Excellent speakers for the buck!

Fenil S from Kottayam, India on 4/23/2015

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Bought these few weeks ago & installed on a stock headunit without an amplifier, Still it sounds great & nothing can replace the sound quality of focal.

Pros: Easy to install Great tweeter Excellent woofer built quality

Cons: None

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Excellent

Tresten from layton,utah on 3/25/2015

1997 Toyota RAV4

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Excellent and easy install I have never heard sound like this before!

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Cons: Had a bent terminal when they arived but nothing major.

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Crutchfield customer from Rhode Island on 5/1/2014

2013 Subaru Impreza WRX

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Amazing speakers. Sound comes through nice and clear.

Pros: Shallow mounting.

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Features & specs

General
Speaker Size 6 1/2
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design Inverted Dome
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition Aluminum
Woofer Composition Polyglass
Woofer Surround Butyl Rubber
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 88.5
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts 92.6
Frequency Response 60 - 20k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 5
Maximum RMS Wattage 70
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 140
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 5 5/8

Product Research

Woofer
Tweeter

Woofer

Polyglass Cone: The woofer cone has a cellulose pulp base and is coated with a uniform deposit of hollow glass microballs. The addition of the Polyglass layer significantly increases the cone's rigidity without adding much weight. This combination takes advantage of the accuracy and neutrality of the hard outer surface, but maintains the superior damping characteristics of the cellulose pulp.

Surround: The butyl rubber surround is resistant to ultraviolet rays, temperature extremes, and humidity to add to the speaker's reliability and longevity.

Phase Plug: The bullet-shaped phase plug in the center of the woofer ensures a smooth, flat off-axis frequency response by preventing the high frequency sound waves emanating from one side of the cone from interfering with sound waves from the other side of the cone.

Voice Coil: The voice coil is wound around a 1" diameter low-mass Kapton former, ensuring no coil deformation.

Size Classification Note: Crutchfield has traditionally referred to this size woofer as a 6-3/4", while some manufacturers, including Focal, call it a 6-1/2". Please refer to the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to confirm fit in your vehicle.

Crossovers: The included 7" woofer wires have integrated crossovers. The woofer ends of the wires have female quick-slides that easily connect to the woofer terminals.

Tweeter

Inverted Dome Tweeter: The tweeter is an inverted aluminum dome, producing a broad sound stage. The tweeter has a Neodymium magnet to provide a powerful magnetic field for the voice coil, while still maintaining the tweeter's compact dimensions.

Mounting Options: The tweeters include two types of surface mount housings, one low profile and one angled:

  Flush Mount Low Profile Surface Mount Angled Surface Mount
Mounting Height 0.3" 0.894" 1.933"
Mounting Depth 0.55" 0.875" (screw depth) 0.875" (screw depth)
Frame Diameter 1.871" 1.88" N/A
Cutout Diameter 1.67" N/A N/A
Width N/A N/A 1.895"
Surface Depth N/A N/A 2.839"

Crossovers: The included 19" tweeter wires have integrated crossovers. The tweeter ends of the wires have quick-slide terminals that easily connect to the wires soldered to the tweeters. The input end of each wire has three leads, a negative and two positives. The positive leads are labeled Car and Display, with a lower output level from the Car lead (useful because the placement of the woofer in a typical car installation requires the tweeter output be lowered to maintain a balanced sound).

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Customer Q&A

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Crutchfield asked: Why did you buy this?
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Quality of speakers [ Liseth  May 15, 2019 ]
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Brand name and good value at 50% off, plus it was one of only a handful of speakers to fit my BMW Roadster [ Ron  Apr 28, 2019 ]
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The 6x9s I ordered earlier sound great. That's why I order focals for the front. [ Charles  Apr 26, 2019 ]
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Discount and good brand. Better bang for buck. [ Scott  Feb 14, 2019 ]
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Good speakers at a great price. Do not compare these to the higher end K2 or Eutopia series but for price range you cant go wrong. Very clear and detailed sound, will be a major improvement from the stock Rockford system in my car. [ Brian  Feb 03, 2019 ]
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Getting rid of 18 year old factory speakers [ Drew  Jan 19, 2019 ]
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because your advisor recommended it [ Elliott  Jan 06, 2019 ]
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Great reviews and great prices. [ Jeffery  Dec 26, 2018 ]
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I saw they were on sale and have seen good things about the manufacturer. Hopefully these speakers will prove to be a great upgrade to my system. [ Andrew  Dec 25, 2018 ]
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I've used focal in my other vehicle and loved it [ ryan  Dec 23, 2018 ]
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Focal [ Erik Joesph  Dec 03, 2018 ]
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Half price deal put this amazing quality product in my budget...sort of. [ Matthew  Nov 21, 2018 ]
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Have Focal in other vehicle [ thomas  Nov 20, 2018 ]
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Sound like a great product at a great price [ Christopher  Nov 19, 2018 ]
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I have heard that these were good quality speakers and I wanted to upgrade the system in my car. [ Jim  Sep 24, 2018 ]
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E-Mail on a great price break. [ Steven Hoyt  Sep 11, 2018 ]
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Great price [ Eliezer  Sep 10, 2018 ]
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Great deal on sale. I liked that the crossovers would not take up much space to mount. [ KEITH  Sep 01, 2018 ]
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appeared to have good reviews and cost. [ Ronald  Aug 31, 2018 ]
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Great reputation, also recommendation from technician (Ryan) assisted me with purchase. [ John  Jun 07, 2018 ]
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Focal is known for their quality and the price could not be beat with the sale Crutchfield was having [ Phillip  Jun 02, 2018 ]
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Upgrade stock speakers [ Ky  Jun 01, 2018 ]
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A good product & a good price [ Michelle  May 31, 2018 ]
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value to price [ Marshall  May 26, 2018 ]
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to replace factory speakers for a much better and cleaner sound i hope. [ Sheldon  May 21, 2018 ]
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Reputable brand. Also, because Crutchfield recommendation to fit my Mitsubishi Lancer. [ Raul  Apr 29, 2018 ]
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Sound quality and build quality [ CHARLES  Apr 28, 2018 ]
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I have a long standing love of Focal speakers and the sound they create. The polyglass are some of my favorites and you can't beat them at this price. [ K  Apr 20, 2018 ]
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World renowned brand in a package that will easily fit into factory locations and can still sound good when running off of minimal power. [ Cory  Mar 23, 2018 ]
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Highly recommended by someone who is doing a similar upgrade with basically the same factory sound system - 15 civic w/ "premium" (HA!) audio. Add in a 100 dollar price break and SOLD!(plus it fits, has the ideal impedance, etc.) [ Robert  Mar 16, 2018 ]
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reviews and recommendation from adviser. [ JOSEPH  Mar 13, 2018 ]
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I saw multiple reviews on youtube and after reading reviews on top of me knowing that Focal is a reputable brand, I decided that the price was an amazing deal and would be very dumb to pass on this offer. [ Victor  Mar 05, 2018 ]
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high quality, on sale [ Peter  Feb 15, 2018 ]
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Recommended by Jenny for the type of music I prefer which mostly comes from Octane and Turbo [ Daniel  Feb 15, 2018 ]
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Reputation, the price break at the time of purchase [ Dmitry  Feb 10, 2018 ]
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Reputation [ Victor  Apr 05, 2017 ]
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Reputation of quality. [ WARREN  Mar 24, 2017 ]
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To Upgrade my OEM speakers to go with my new Pioneer AppRadio. [ Otto  Feb 05, 2017 ]
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10 questions already asked

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How does the integration series compare with the auditor series?
[ Cris  May 30, 2019 ]
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I don't really know. I have been fairly impressed with these though. Liked them enough to buy another set for my truck.
[ Brent  May 30, 2019 ]
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I ended upgoing with the KX series but one of the crossovers blew and I think they discontinued this line due to issues. I just recently got the Utopia and they're pretty amazing!
[ Joshua  May 30, 2019 ]
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Can the integrated crossover be bypassed?
[ Jon  Apr 15, 2019 ]
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I'm not to sure, but i think if you just don't use them Your able to by pass. They come separate in the box.
[ Julio  Apr 15, 2019 ]
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Yes, the crossovers are integrated into separate lengths of speaker wire for the tweeters and woofers
[ Cory  Apr 15, 2019 ]
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Yeah, just don't hook it up. It is just a frequency blocker that plugs between the input and the connection on the speaker. You could leave it out if you wanted to, but I'm not sure why you would. You will likely experience e distortion at certain volumes that you would not experience when using it as intended.
[ JIM  Apr 15, 2019 ]
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If I remember correctly it's part of the wiring so yes you can work around it. If you have tweeters already hooked up just use the wiring from those instead of the other speaker
[ ryan  Apr 15, 2019 ]
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Do these speakers fit a 2015 Ford Fiesta? It's says they fit the rear but doesn't list the front. Almost all of the other 6 3/4" components are listed as fitting the front.
[ Geoff  Jan 07, 2019 ]
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They will. The speakers are the same size front and back
[ ryan  Jan 08, 2019 ]
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I'm sure they will. The tweeters of im guessing they have to find a way to mount it. I had to modify mine to fit.
[ Julio  Jan 07, 2019 ]
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What's the difference between the focal iss-165 and the focal rse-165?
[ Jeffery  Oct 17, 2018 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on comparing two or more models I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences and help you make the best choice for your system and your budget.
[ Krissy  Oct 22, 2018 ]  Staff
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ISS is polyglass woofer. I don't think RSE is. RSE uses something called a phase plug for sound direction. The RSE has external crossovers. The ISS has built in crossover tech that works with online base blockers so you don't have to mount crossovers somewhere. I could be wrong, but I think the ISS is a little better made. People seem to champion the polyglass.
[ JIM  Oct 17, 2018 ]
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TO THE CIVIC WHO UP LOADED IMAGE HOW DID YOU GET TWEETER TO FIT JUST PRESS FIT OR TRIM A LITTLE? IT LOOKS AMAZING ALSO IF BOTH TWEETER AND WOOFER HAVE SEPARATE WIRES WITH CROSSOVERS HOW DO YOU WIRE BOTH TO A SINGLE CONNECTION TO STOCK ADAPTER?
[ Melissa  May 26, 2018 ]
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If you purchased the product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website. If you did not purchase the unit from Crutchfield, then you may want to contact the manufacturer.
[ Krissy  Jun 03, 2018 ]  Staff
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Will these speakers sound decent without an aftermarket amp?
[ Dan  Feb 25, 2018 ]
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But to better answer your question. Yes. they are very sensitive speakers. i have JL 2 ways in the back door, and my amp is set half way up for them. These however are at the lowest gain setting on my amp. So, i tune the other speakers around them. Wouldn't take much to make these sing. everyone who has heard them in my XB has been amazed. best purchase I've made so far. Good luck. Have fun!
[ JAMES R  Feb 28, 2018 ]
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wouldn't know. Pushing 75 watts per, and couldn't be happier. Even better than my old Boston's.
[ JAMES R  Feb 28, 2018 ]
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Depends on the head unit, but I would guess these sound way better than most stock door speakers.
[ Justin  Feb 28, 2018 ]
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Depends. There are a few factors if you're using the stock radio or after market, if the vehicle has a built in amp. I'm going to assume you're putting in or have put in a head unit. They will sound decent in fact much better but like with all new speakers they need to be conditioned or broken in. Don't blast them right away. Let the voice coil settle on medium to low volume, this will also slowly flex the poly ring too. You'll be happy
[ Jason  Feb 28, 2018 ]
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Absolutely, but who's in this game to be "decent"?
[ John  Feb 28, 2018 ]
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These have inline crossovers. What gauge speaker wire do they use?
[ Micah  Nov 27, 2017 ]
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Yes. there are inline crossovers. They are tube like, small, and they do a really good job. These are a steal at this price.
[ JAMES R  Feb 28, 2018 ]
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Most likely 18 gauge, don't think it's 16....
[ MICHAEL  Nov 28, 2017 ]
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Pretty sure it's 16 if I remember correctly.
[ Justin  Nov 27, 2017 ]
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I am looking for replacement speakers for my 2015 Ford Edge with Sony 12 speaker system. Will these speakers perform well connected to a factory amp? The existing speakers in the doors are labelled 4 Ohm and 25 Watts.
[ billvalley31  Mar 30, 2016 ]
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You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. We haven't done any research on your particular vehicle but an advisor will be able to help you determine the best fit for your budget and your needs.
[ Kenny  Mar 30, 2016 ]  Staff
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I see these are labeled 6 3/4 but will they fit the speaker pods within the dash of a 2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. Says doesn't fit, but I'm pretty sure 6.5's fit in the front and even in the sound bar of a 2015 Jeep Wrangler?
[ Terry  Nov 03, 2015 ]
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For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle.
[ Krissy  Nov 04, 2015 ]  Staff
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I am interested in getting these speakers ( Focal ISS 165) along with the Focal ISC 165 2-way coaxial and want to know what would be the best amplifier to power these speakers?
[ Eric  Jan 04, 2014 ]
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting an amp for these speakers I would recommend reaching out to an Advisor by phone or online chat. They will be able to help determine the differences and help you make the best choice for your system and your budget.
[ Jeff  Jan 04, 2014 ]  Staff
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