About the Kicker VSS™ Powerstage™ System
Transform your Wrangler's factory sound system
Transform your Wrangler's factory sound system
You've got a great set of wheels, but something's missing: the sound of the factory radio leaves a lot to be desired. Low power, less-then-ideal speaker placement, and dialed-back bass all contribute to the unhappy situation. This Kicker VSS Powerstage system upgrade will transform your Jeep Wrangler's stock radio and speakers into a high-fidelity sound system capable of giving you full, accurate, and richly-textured musical pleasure. And it does it without changing the look of your Wrangler's interior or dash.
It plugs into your factory wiring with no cutting
The heart of the system is the Powerstage processor/amp module that plugs in between your car's stock receiver and speakers with the help of a Jeep-specific wiring harness. Kicker's technicians measured the acoustics of the Wrangler's interior, then developed a program to get the strongest and cleanest audio performance possible from the stock speakers. The Powerstage module breathes new life into your vehicle's factory system, automatically correcting for the limitations of the factory speakers, then adding plenty of power so the speakers can sound their best.
Of course, there's a subwoofer with it
It wouldn't be a sonic upgrade without a subwoofer to bring bass magic to the mix. Kicker includes a custom-fit, powered subwoofer that mounts in the rear, neatly tucked behind a seat. A 200-watt amplifier provides the power you need to feel the bass from the 10" sub in the front seat.
Do it yourself and save
This VSS upgrade package comes with all the hardware and brackets you'll need, and all the wiring is pre-cut and terminated to help make the installation easier. Step-by-step, illustrated instructions make this sonic upgrade a fun and rewarding project.
Important Note: This upgrade package will only work with the 2015-up Jeep Wrangler 2-door with the basic audio system. It will not work in a Wrangler with the Alpine sound system.
- audio upgrade system
- fits 2015-up Jeep Wrangler 2-door with the basic audio system
- package includes:
- digital signal processor with built-in 12-channel amplifier
- processor features pre-set high-pass filters, EQs, and speaker time alignment
- vehicle-specific harness connects processor to factory stereo
- VSS Substage custom-fit powered subwoofer fits behind rear seat
- 10" square subwoofer
- 200 watts RMS sub amp
- all power and signal wiring pre-cut and terminated, ready for installation
- custom-engineered processor/amp mounting bracket
- illustrated installation and setup instructions
- warranty: 1 year
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
- MFR # PWRA215
What's in the box:
- Subwoofer assembly (enclosure/ 10" square subwoofer)
- Subwoofer amplifier with custom mounting bracket
- Multi-channel amplifier/DSP
- Multi-channel amp custom mounting bracket
- Subwoofer body harness
- Subwoofer power harness (with in-line fuse holder)
- Amplifier body harness
- Amplifier power harness (with in-line fuse holder)
- Two M6 x 25mm bolts
- 6 Wire-ties
- Installation Instructions
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More details on the Kicker VSS™ Powerstage™ System
Kicker VSS PowerStage PWRA215: Kicker's SoundGate PowerStage factory audio upgrade kits are designed to fit in specific year/make/model vehicles. The PWRA215 is compatible with select 2015-up two-door Jeep Wranglers (please confirm fit with the Crutchfield vehicle selector, not compatible with the factory Infinity system). Included with the system are a square 10" subwoofer in a custom enclosure, subwoofer amp with custom mounting bracket, multi-channel amp with custom mounting bracket, all the necessary cables to power both amplifiers, and adapter plugs to connect to the factory radio and speakers without cutting into any of the factory wiring.
Note: Both amplifiers of the Kicker PWRA215 are designed to have minimum impact on the Jeep's charging system.
Multi-Channel Amplifier: The multi-channel amplifier powers your Jeep's factory speakers. The amp also has a built-in computer-optimized, 32-bit DSP (Digital Signal Processor) programmed specifically for the Jeep's interior and factory audio system. A custom bracket is included to mount the amp out of sight. The included wiring harness has adapter plugs that connect between the factory radio and factory harness, so cutting/splicing/testing the existing wires is not necessary. The included power harness is connected to an accessory lug in the engine compartment, and specific wire routing instructions are included.
Subwoofer: The single 10" square Kicker subwoofer is loaded in a custom enclosure and powered by the included 200-watt amplifier. The included wiring harness has adapter plugs that connect to the multi-channel amp's harness (for subwoofer signal input) and the power cable is connected to the accessory lug in the engine compartment. Specific wire routing instructions are included. The subwoofer is mounted behind the rear seat.