Scosche SU2031B Dash Kit
2016 Subaru Forester
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The Scosche SU2031B kit allows you to install a double-DIN (4" tall) car stereo in your vehicle's dash opening. The included metal brackets provide a solid foundation for your new radio. Please enter your vehicle information or call an Advisor at 1-888-955-6000 to find out if this kit is compatible with your vehicle. Warranty: 60 days.
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Perfect fit, stock look and solid feel.
Bill, Mason, OH
Average Customer Review(s):
I installed this in a 2017 WRX STI with a Pioneer AVH-W4400NEX. It's a tight fit, and with it, the 4400NEX does not open properly. The 4400NEX extends outwards from the bottom and the screen slides down. It appears it wants more clearance along the bottom, but the radio is already tight along the top. Considering maybe taking a heat gun to it and trying to curl down the plastic a bit, but stock install it doesn't seem to fit perfectly.
Perfect fit, stock look and solid feel.
Looks amazing but mounting was a pain in the backside
This item is of much better quality than other brands I have used in the past. The metal connecting brackets are very well constructed and once installed feels very rigid. The finish on the plastic face plate matches my OEM plastics inside my 2017 WRX. While this item is a bit more expensive than other brands/models the added cost is made up for in quality. Would highly recommend.
Pros: High quality, excellent fit and finish.
Cons: A bit more expensive than competitive options.
Pros: Fits well
If you have a Subaru Forester, absolutely do not get the Metra kit. The reviewers are absolutely correct in how it looks, the quality of the product and the fit. The Metra has give to it that makes it feel like you are going to push your receiver through the dash. The way it sits with he Receiver also creates a 3/4 recess in the dash and doesn't look remotely appealing. I've provided screenshots with both and you be the judge. PS: the price difference is absolutely worth it.
Pros: Quality and finish
Cons: Pricing, but you get what you pay for.
It matches the interior quite well. Very happy with it
Pros: Matches factory dash
My car audio guys were impressed with the quality and appearance of this dash kit. It has the same gloss finish as the factory stereo that was replaced. The brackets are metal instead of plastic like some other brands. It looks good and was easy to assemble and install.
Pros: Factory-like glossy finish. Easy to assemble and install. Metal brackets.
Cons: None really
Had a metra it didn't fit very well ordered this and it's night and day difference on build quality. Fits great and as always crutchfield was awesome
Great fitment! I had originally installed the Metra kit which I was less than satisfied with, the brackets were cheap plastic and left the head unit sunken in about 3/4 inch. It took me all of 15 minutes to install the new scosche kit and fit perfectly!
Pros: Excellent fitment!
Cons: Absolutely none!
Easy install. Everything fit perfect and went right in. Looks as close to factory as you can get.
Pros: Gloss finish is perfect. Easy install.
Works perfect fit
This dashboard kit fits perfectly in my Subaru Crosstrek with the Sony XAV-100AX. This was a little more money than the other brands, but it's worth the peace of mind for a good fit and seamless integration into the interior of my car. LOVE it!
Pros: Perfect fit with the Sony XAV-100AX.
Cons: The original dash had a silver finish from the heat/AC controls down and this one is black, but for me that is a non-issue.
The fit and finish of this part is unbelievable. Uses metal mounting brackets and everything. As good as the stock bezel. Used it with the Sony XAV-100AX and it came out like a factory radio look. If you buy a head unit here at Crutchfield, the Metra part is usually shown as an add-on item and this one is nowhere to be seen. Crutchfield, you should fix this because the Scosche is so much better. If you want to save some money, add your head unit to your cart first and on the next screen, hit "see more packages". click the custom package and add all the harnesses you want and this bezel. They heavily discount the items as a package deal instead of adding them to your cart separately by yourself.
Pros: *Metal mounting brackets keep this secured in the dash firmly *Keeps a stock looking appearance without using the terrible Starlink radio *Perfect fit with the Sony XAV-100AX
Cons: Absolutely nothing
Great product, fits perfect! Great looking product also! gloss black finish makes it looks like it factory.
Very nice quality, matches factory radio gloss trim perfectly. Installed fairly easily.
The deck mounting brackets fit perfectly, as did the plastic trim piece that my HVAC control unit mounted to. I do wish they had more finish options though. The shiny black doesn't match anything in the interior, whereas a matte black would be perfect.
Pros: Easy to install, perfect fit with tons of adjustment
Cons: Very few finish options
Great kit for WRX!
Pros: Great fit, great look
The kit fit perfectly in my 2016 wrx easy to install the instructions that came with it spot on.
Pros: Easy to install looks like a factory piece.
Fit and finish are excellent. The best choice for the application. I tried the other option and this unit is superior.
Pros: Superior fit and finish. Better mounting brackets.
Ok lets start from the beginning. I purchased a new 2016 WRX and the stock crap had to go. At the time only Metra had a dash kit that would allow you to put a double din stereo in the car. So i purchased said Metra kit and well lets just say i was less than satisfied. The brackets were made out of cheap plastic and this fitment was not good so i ended up using the stock brackets that came with the WRX. Not only that i had to hack down the opening for my stereo which is just a standard Pioneer AVIC 5100NEX and it was sunken in about a half an inch i just wasn't pleased about it. So then i decided to order this Scosche and it is like night and day difference. The brackets are make of metal and mount in a better position for a better fit. And now my stereo fits perfectly in the opening no trimming to get it to fit. This is well worth the extra money. So if you own a 2015 - 2017 Subaru WRX this is your purchase for a replacement bezel.
Cons: Maybe the finish isn't as perfect as OEM but the fitment is sure good.
Excellent fit and finish! No gaps and much nicer quality. Very smooth glossy black. Easy to clean, and not too fingerprint prone. Not OEM look of the impreza, similar to the forester's. Looks good to me though. I replaced my metra dash with this, because it had all the issues that the scosche addressed in this review. Might be five stars if the price ever comes down on this. the metra can be had for cheaper.
Pros: Finish quality No gaps around bezel
Cons: Priced a little high.
Scosche's product appears far superior to its Metra counterpart. To me it's well worth the extra money for something I will sit in front of for two hours a day. [ Jimmy Jan 04, 2019 ]
The dash kit comes with sturdy metal brackets for the stereo and the plastic stereo surround just fits the look of the interior better, compared to that of the metra dash kit [ Shahab Jan 01, 2019 ]
Looks better then the other option [ Jonathon Oct 11, 2018 ]
match the dash [ Roy Aug 01, 2018 ]
Cuz [ Jerry Jul 28, 2018 ]
Gloss finish. [ Jeffrey Mar 12, 2018 ]
My stock dash for the 2017 WRX is gloss black. [ Alan Jan 21, 2018 ]
The only other option is the one made by Metra, which by an overwhelming number of reviews, is junk. So I went with the one that was better quality. [ Matthew Dec 08, 2017 ]
Need to change out my 2017 wrx sti stock head unit better then the metra [ Lois Dec 05, 2017 ]
Because it matched the stock colors, where the metra kit did not. Also it uses metal frame work for the sides for improved rigidity. [ Duncan Sep 23, 2017 ]
Reviews said it was the best fit trim for my 2018 wrx betters the the metes kit so i went with it for my pioneer headunit. [ Isaias Aug 27, 2017 ]
Installing the Pioneer AVH-4200NEX and this was probably the most cost effective and much better than the Metra variant. [ Joneil May 12, 2017 ]
I read the Metra kit is not a good as this one. [ Mike Yunk Feb 21, 2017 ]
reviews [ Lamar Dec 17, 2016 ]
It fits my car and looks/fits better than the Metra kit [ Jeffrey Dec 09, 2016 ]
Metal Brackets, Forum says great fitment to vehicle for nice looking install. [ Marcus Nov 30, 2016 ]
metra kit is of poor quality finish. fitment issues too. [ Bao Oct 10, 2016 ]
no. [ Gregory Aug 14, 2017 ]
Not sure. Fit a 2017 Crosstrek perfectly. [ Stephen F. Aug 14, 2017 ]
I've got it on a '16 and it fit perfectly. [ Justin Aug 13, 2017 ]
I don't know about the 2018s. You should look at NASIOC forums. [ Marcus Aug 13, 2017 ]