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SiriusXM SXDV3 Car Kit

Listen to your SiriusXM Dock & Play tuner while you drive (subscription sold separately by SiriusXM)

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Overview

Our take on the SiriusXM SXDV3 Car Kit

This vehicle kit includes everything you need to liven up your daily drive with SiriusXM satellite radio programming. The SXDV3 Car Kit lets you enjoy all your favorite programs from the comfort of your driver's seat, using your SiriusXM Dock & Play radio and a compatible receiver.

Enjoy the drive with SiriusXM

This vehicle kit includes everything you need to liven up your daily drive with SiriusXM satellite radio programming. The SXDV3 Car Kit lets you enjoy all your favorite programs from the comfort of your driver's seat, using your SiriusXM Dock & Play radio and a compatible receiver.

The package includes a docking station, dash-mount bracket, DC power supply/FM transmission antenna (cigarette lighter adapter), and a magnetic antenna, so you'll have everything you need to enjoy SiriusXM programming in your car.

This kit is compatible with most SiriusXM, Sirius, and XM Dock & Play satellite radios, which are sold separately.

Product Highlights:

  • car accessory kit for select Dock & Play radios
  • vehicle docking station
  • dash-mount bracket
  • roof-mount magnetic antenna
  • cigarette lighter adapter
  • aux-in cable
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Vehicle dock (SXVD1)
  • PowerConnect FM transmitter/cigarette lighter adapter with attached 55" DC cord (SXDPIP1)
  • SiriusXM Magnetic vehicle antenna w/ attached 22.75' cord terminated by a single SMB connector (NGVA1)
  • 2 Dock adapters
  • 4' Stereo minijack cable
  • Vent mount bracket (3 pieces)
  • Dash mount
  • 3 Alcohol Prep Pads
  • Four M4 machine screws
  • Quick Start Guide
  • "SiriusXM Listener Care" information
  • "Safety and Care Information" Card

Great addition to our rv ! Great reception and enjoyed the different programs available. Purchased another car dock and will be installing it in our car this week!

Patrick, Wyoming, RI

Reviews

SiriusXM SXDV3 Car Kit Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(11 Reviews)

SiriusXM SXDV3 Car Kit

Patrick from Wyoming, RI on 12/10/2018

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Great addition to our rv ! Great reception and enjoyed the different programs available. Purchased another car dock and will be installing it in our car this week!

Pros: Easy installation of all parts

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ryan from Fairfield, OH on 7/24/2018

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Not happy at all especially for the money. The vent mount is terrible.. And the stick on mount worked for literally 15 minutes.. I installed this in my work car which is a 2001 BMW 525. The power adapter doesn't fit the factory cigar lighter. Very unhappy with this for the money. Nothing of Crutchfield's doing, all on sirius xm and their garbage product

Pros: Cant find one honestly

Cons: mounts suck. as well as the power cord for a BMW

Crutchfield response on 7/25/2018 Ryan, we're sorry you're disappointed with your car kit. 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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Joseph from Meridianville AL on 9/23/2017

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Nice addition for second car sharing SiriusXM radio.

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Jake from Winchester, KY on 9/9/2017

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Had the pieces i needed to move my Onyx plus from one vehicle to another.

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Easy set up, great unterupted reception

Kristi J. from MIdwest on 6/8/2017

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Easy to set up. Allows great uninterupted reception like some of the ones I used in the past. Buying another today for our pontoon. Like the that the docking station can be attached so the player is stabilized in your vehicle or boat.

Pros: Easy to set up. Great product.

Cons: Need a separate one for each vehicle if attach the docking station to your vehicle.

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Suzanne from Huntingdon, PA on 8/9/2016

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Need to replace power cord for my car. This purchase did the trick and saved me from having to buy new Sirius radio. Thank You

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Matthew from freeland, MI on 2/29/2016

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this is my second one of these and i will probably buy one more for my boat, its great

Pros: allows you to move your satellite radio from car to car

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Sxdv3

Robert from Seneca falls ny on 2/3/2016

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Got of the search and sent section. Works perfect. Only reason I could see for it to be in that section was crushed corner of the box. Will buy again without reservation.

Pros: Works like new

Cons: None

Mobile tunes!

Matthew S from aurora, CO on 1/20/2016

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Comes with multiple mounting options. I'm not sure how I will end up mounting it. For now I will try out multiple ways until I find one I really like. The vent mount is easiest but blocks the vent completely on a 2012 GMC 2500HD. The rest of the install is pretty straight forward.

Pros: Multiple ways to mount it.

Cons: Vent mount will completely block vent.

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MaineFrank from Maine on 7/5/2015

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For years, my wife had SiriusXM in her car and it was perfect for long trips. When we moved to Maine, we found it to be the answer to Maine's somewhat spotty radio reception problem. I recently sold her car and was looking for a replacement radio. I paired the car adapter kit with the XM Onyz EZ radio and had the perfect solution. The kit was easy to install...I did it under a tree with no tools other than a Phillips head screwdriver. My only complaint is that it does not include any cable routing guides which would have made the wiring a little neater. These are readily available in just about any hardware store.

Pros: Very easy to install

Cons: No cable routing guide rings

Good product

thedeter from Arizona on 5/8/2015

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This is the exact product that I was needing. Thanks to Crutchfield for making it easy to find the right product.

Pros: Does what I needed it to

Cons: Cost is a bit high for a dock.

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Features

SiriusXM Vehicle Kit (SXDV3): The XM Dock & Play PowerConnect Second Vehicle Kit (SXDV3) allows you to install select SiriusXM, XM, or Sirius Satellite Radio dock & play tuners in your vehicle.

Note: In addition to the dock & play tuner, a subscription to SiriusXM, XM, or Sirius Satellite Radio is also required.

Compatibility: The SXDV3 Vehicle Kit is compatible with SiriusXM, XM, and Sirius dock & play radios (all sold separately) working on either the XM or Sirius network. The SXDH3 includes two dock adapters to accommodate a variety SiriusXM, XM, and Sirius radios. Compatible dock & play radios include -

  • SiriusXM Radios: Onyx Plus, Edge
  • XM Radios: Onyz EZ, Onyx, ExpressRCi, XpressRC, XpressR
  • Sirius Radios: Stratus 7/6/5, Sportster 5, Starmate 8/5/4/3

Vehicle Dock: The SiriusXM Vehicle Kit includes a docking cradle to connect your compatible Satellite Radio tuner in the vehicle. The vehicle dock features color-coded connectors to assist you in connecting the cables to the correct connector. The vehicle dock provides three connection options to transfer Satellite Radio audio to your vehicle's audio system.

  • PowerConnect: The SiriusXM Vehicle Kit comes supplied with a PowerConnect FM transmitter/cigarette lighter adapter which allows your Satellite Radio receiver to wirelessly transmit audio to your vehicle's in-dash head unit over and FM frequency. You can choose from any FM frequency between: 88.1 and 107.9 MHz. You can store up to 5 FM stations so you can quickly access the stations which give you the best audio reception when using the PowerConnect. The PowerConnect FM transmitter/cigarette lighter adapter simply plugs into the power port of the included vehicle dock and the cigarette lighter or 12-volt accessory port of your vehicle.
  • Auxiliary: The vehicle dock has a minijack audio output (3.5mm) to connect the unit directly to your in-dash head unit's auxiliary input (if applicable), using the supplied stereo minijack cable. When using the line output jack, you can adjust the level to match your head unit's other sources.
  • FM Direct (optional): The FM Direct Adaptor (607FMDA25, sold separately) connects directly in-line with your vehicle's existing AM/FM antenna input (Motorola) and the SXDV3 vehicle dock's FM output (2.5mm). This optimizes the signal of the PowerConnect FM transmitter/cigarette lighter adapter's built-in FM modulator to your vehicle's radio, especially in regions with a high density of FM radio stations and few open FM channels.

Magnetic Antenna: The SiriusXM Vehicle Kit unit comes supplied with a magnetic antenna that is designed to be run outside of the vehicle and placed on the roof of your vehicle. The magnetic antenna will adhere to your vehicle's sheet metal.

Mounting: The mounting location of the SXDV3 should be easily accessible for controlling your docked XM receiver and provide good visibility of the unit's display, and should not be located where it will be in direct sunlight, which will affect the visibility of the display screen. The SiriusXM Vehicle Kit comes with two mounting options.

  • Self-Adhesive Dash Mount: The SXDV3 includes a self-adhesive plastic mount which allows you to place the unit on your vehicle's dash. The self-adhesive dash-mount allows you to swivel and adjust the unit for better visibility.
  • Vent Mount: The SXDV3 also includes a vent mount bracket, so the unit can be mounted to your air conditioning vent.
Note: When mounting the SXDV3 in your vehicle, choose a location where it will not block your vision, interfere with the controls, or obstruct the air bag.

Dimensions:

  • Cradle Dock:
    • Width = 4.1875"
    • Height = 1.8125"
    • Depth = 1.125"
  • Magnetic Antenna:
    • Width = 1.5625"
    • Height = 0.625"
    • Depth = 1.8125"
    • Cable Length = 22.75'

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Why did you buy this?

for my truck [ Tyrone  Sep 11, 2018 ]
I PURCHASED THE XM ONYX PLUS RADIO TO UPGRADE MY OLD ROADY XT SYSTEM, HAVE HAD NOTHING BUT TROUBLE TRYING TO TUNE IT IN FOR A CLEAR SIGNAL, WILL TRY A NEW CAR KIT TO SEE IF THAT WORKS... [ Troop374   Jul 02, 2018 ]
The kit allows me to take SiriusXm from house to car without the extra expense of a second subscription. [ Ralph J.  Feb 21, 2018 ]
So I can use the receiver in my vehicle [ Bill  Sep 17, 2017 ]
I had one in my work truck. Got a new work truck and needed a new dock [ Jacob  Aug 19, 2017 ]
Wires wore out after five years of bouncing around on my pickup seat. [ Arnold  May 14, 2017 ]
Had the Dock & Play unit but needed the car kit. I trust Crutchfield so ordered it from them. [ LetItSnow  Mar 27, 2017 ]
Had a head unit in another car. Will transfer. [ Andy  Mar 25, 2017 ]
out of necessity ,i chose thit kit .crutchfield was my final choice after shopping around .due to their track record i was confident that these accessories would work hence my decision. [ leslie  Mar 16, 2017 ]
so I can have xm radio in another vehicle [ gary  Jan 01, 2017 ]
To use in my boat as well as the car [ Glenn  May 06, 2016 ]
larry suggested it to go with my home kit plus it matched my research Larry's Bio: http://www.crutchfield.com/Support/Bio.aspx?bio=159 [ leander  Feb 13, 2016 ]
Ease of installation and features. [ James  Dec 12, 2015 ]
Allows us to use our satellite radio in all of vehicles that are all older models. Works great! [ Brent  Dec 11, 2015 ]

2 questions already asked

Would contact series about the base matching the radio.I bought the kit installed it.I had no power, I had Sirius send a new signal, the radio was not acceptin the signal. My fix was to buy a new radio head. Be careful and don't waste money. [ DAVID R  Mar 20, 2016 ]
I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: This will work through an Auxiliary port if you have one, but if you don't you can also use it as an FM transmitter. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy  Jan 07, 2015 ]  Staff
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