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Rockford Fosgate R165X3

Prime Series 6-1/2" 3-way car speakers

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About the Rockford Fosgate R165X3

Excellent factory replacement

Whether you're building your first system or replacing some burned-out factory speakers, Rockford Fosgate's Prime Series R165X3 6-1/2" speakers offer clean, powerful performance that'll keep you and your friends rockin' as you drive. Plus, Prime speakers are a great way to get Rockford Fosgate sound quality without destroying your bank account.

Excellent factory replacement

Whether you're building your first system or replacing some burned-out factory speakers, Rockford Fosgate's Prime Series R165X3 6-1/2" speakers offer clean, powerful performance that'll keep you and your friends rockin' as you drive. Plus, Prime speakers are a great way to get Rockford Fosgate sound quality without destroying your bank account.

Rockford Fosgate Prime R165X3 speaker

The R165X3 adds a piezo supertweeter for extra detail.

Better components give you more detail

Each 6-1/2" speaker sports a stiff polypropylene woofer cone that delivers strong drums and bass, along with clean reproduction of the midrange frequencies. The silk dome tweeter and piezo supertweeter add the excitement of strong high-frequency response to your music without a trace of harshness. The built-in crossover network divides the frequencies going to each driver, so all your music plays faithfully. Grilles are included.

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Product highlights:

  • 6-1/2" 3-way car speakers (pair)
  • polypropylene woofer cone with rubber surround
  • 1/2" silk dome tweeter
  • piezo supertweeter
  • power range: 2-45 watts RMS (90 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 52-20,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 91 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2-3/16"
  • grilles included
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee
  • MFR # R165X3

What's in the box:

  • Two 3-Way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 15' Lengths of speaker wire (each has female quick-slides on one end and tinned bare wire on the other)
  • Eight 1-1/4" Self-tapping screws
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Installation/Operation manual (English/ French/ Spanish/ German/ Italian)

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Features & specs

General
Speaker Size 6 1/2
Design 3-way
Tweeter Design 1/2" Dome
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition Silk
Woofer Composition Polypropylene
Woofer Surround Rubber
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 91
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts 94
Frequency Response 52 - 20k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 2
Maximum RMS Wattage 45
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 90
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 2 3/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) 2 3/8
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 5 9/16
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Klippel Analysis: By using a state-of-the-art Klippel Distortion Analyzer, Rockford Fosgate engineers can optimize the speaker's motor structure, voice coil alignment, and suspension for the best possible performance and the lowest distortion.

Mounting: While Rockford Fosgate calls the R165X3 a 6-1/2" speaker, its required cutout will not allow it to fit in standard 6-1/2" applications. It does easily replace what we describe as 6-3/4" speakers. Please enter your vehicle information to confirm fit.

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27 questions already asked

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will these fit in a 5 3/4 inch opening?
[ Rusty  Jun 12, 2019 ]
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You have to do some modification....good luck..
[ Ernest  Jun 13, 2019 ]
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The speakers are 6 and a 1/2 inches. They are installed in a 2012 GMC Sierra. Verify size and placement with your crutch field representative
[ STANLEY  Jun 12, 2019 ]
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I have a 2004 Nissan Altima and I would like to know if these speakers are good for Voice?
[ Key  May 07, 2019 ]
1 answer
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Bang for the buck... Definitely. If you power them with an amp they're pretty good mid-range too. However people have different interpretations of "voice". If you want something bright then infinity is better. Alpine is a good all around speaker. Polk's, Kicker, MA, are, to me, meh. Kenwoods and JBL's, again imo, sound best when they're amplified. Focals are pretty incredible if you're willing to pay the price; definitely need to amplify them. At the end of the day, it really is about personal preference. I've had people tell me that, widely agreed upon, trash speakers sound incredible. But usually anything is better than stock.
[ ERNEST  May 15, 2019 ]
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Can these be installed in the rear doors of a 2003 Toyota Rav-4 (with stock6-speaker system)? Second question, will they work with / fit behind the stock speaker grilles?
[ Jason  Apr 26, 2019 ]
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They would be a very tight fit but should be able to squeeze behind the factory grills in that rear location. The 2-way Rockford Fosgate would actually be an easier fit https://bit.ly/2VapwrT
[ Cosmo  May 03, 2019 ]  Staff
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Will this fit in a 2009 enclave?
[ Tatertots4.0  Mar 23, 2019 ]
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You can check to see if this will fit your vehicle by using our Outfit My Car tool: http://www.crutchfield.com/car/carselector.aspx For additional 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  Mar 27, 2019 ]  Staff
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I believe my 2001 Silverado already has a separate tweeter, what $40 speaker pair will fit and best for the $?
[ Curt  Feb 12, 2019 ]
1 answer
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Factory tweeters, in most vehicles, are not a standard size and require custom work to replace with aftermarket tweeters in the same stock mounts. The good news is; most aftermarket component style speakers do come with an assortment of tweeter mounting brackets you can use to custom mount them. For personalized assistance and recommendations, feel free to contact us directly by phone or through our online chat service: https://www.crutchfield.com/support/ContactUs.aspx
[ Ryan  Feb 18, 2019 ]  Staff
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I have a 2009 acadia . Your website says these will fit the front doors. Will I need any additional accessories or adapters to buy or will I receive all I need in my order once I purchase this set? I want to order a set for the rear door too. Will those come with everything I need for install? Years ago I remember ordering a new in dash radio and speakers with another vehicle I had and the radio and speakers came with all easy plug and play adapters and mounting plates for easy installation. Thanks!
[ jody  Dec 30, 2018 ]
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These speakers can fit the front doors of the 2009 Acadia's. Depending on the system in yours, you might need a bracket to mount them which we send free with the speaker purchase should it be needed. These don't fit the rear doors. We have other speakers that can. I recommend contacting an advisor on 1-800-324-9695 to get a personal recommendation for those doors My bio: https://www.crutchfield.com/bio/Paul
[ Paul  Jan 06, 2019 ]  Staff
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Do they come in pairs?
[ Corndog  Oct 03, 2018 ]
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price is for 2 speakers or a pair if you will!
[ peter  Oct 15, 2018 ]
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Yes and I love them
[ Maria E.  Oct 04, 2018 ]
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yes they come in pairs
[ Nicholas  Oct 03, 2018 ]
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Yes
[ Kerry  Oct 03, 2018 ]
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Will they produce solid bass down to 100 Hz?
[ danielnmnsantos  Oct 02, 2018 ]
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I will answer my own question since I bought and installed these. There is a definite drop off at 100Hz, but they will produce a decent amount of bass if you crank up the bass at the head unit. You could also set the crossover for your subwoofer at 100Hz to help out with the bass.
[ danielnmnsantos  Nov 03, 2018 ]
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unknown to me sorry
[ Gary  Oct 04, 2018 ]
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I don't know. I have two 12" Polk subs crossed over at 100 hz. I can say the transition is smooth though. I have both the RF Primes and JBL Clubs in 6.5" in different cars and the JBLs are much better. The JBLs are full range and have satisfying bass off deck power. They're 3ohm so will get more power from whatever source you're using.
[ Brian  Oct 02, 2018 ]
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Will these require adapters for 2015 XV Crosstrek?
[ Travis  Sep 18, 2018 ]
1 answer
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They are a recommended fit in the front door with the Metra 82-8901 mounting brackets: www.crutchfield.com/p_120828901/item.html We'll provide the brackets, free of charge, with your purchase of the speakers.
[ Ryan  Sep 27, 2018 ]  Staff
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Do I need a wiring harness for these speakers or will they plug into the factory speaker wire on a 2013 Tacoma?
[ Tyler  Jul 12, 2018 ]
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Believe you'll need a harness. Mine came free from Crutchfield with purchase of the speakers.
[ HAROLD  Jul 13, 2018 ]
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I didn't need a wiring harness for my balzee since it just popped right in you wiring maybe different YouTube is a good tool for those kinds of things Hoped this helped. Tyler
[ Tyler  Jul 12, 2018 ]
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Crutchfield should provide an adapter if needed. If not they sell them
[ CLIFFORD K  Jul 12, 2018 ]
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Is an amp required to run these? Is it a simple install? Looking to install them in a 2014 Toyota Camry.
[ Andrew  May 10, 2018 ]
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I installed mine on a 2000 Toyota 4runner. No Amp needed
[ Ashraf  May 23, 2018 ]
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I don't think so...i have an aftermarket Pioneer installed in my RAv4 without added amp & it's good enough
[ Randy  May 22, 2018 ]
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I don't know anything about Toyota Camry but I have four of these speakers hooked up to a clarion mini amplifier 50x4 and it sounds great and that's in a Jeep Cherokee I recommend the speakers they should work with your stock radio but having an amp is always better
[ Dan  May 22, 2018 ]
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You do not need an amp to run these speakers. They will provide clear sound with a factory stereo. An amp would be a nice addition to get the maximum volume while maintaining clarity with this model of speaker.
[ Adam  May 22, 2018 ]
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These speakers will be a significant upgrade over factory and will work fine without an amplifier. They fill my Chevy Silverado crew cab with crisp sound. I am pleased and crutchfield will give you a great shopping experience.
[ Russell  May 22, 2018 ]
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will they fit front doors of a 2002 jetta with mild modification?
[ andy  Apr 22, 2018 ]
1 answer
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I can't answer that question. I put them in a Nissan Frontier Pickup
[ Robert  Apr 22, 2018 ]
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I have a 2016 Kia optima with navigation without the karmin speakers. will these just fit in place when I remove old ones or is there any modification I need to do?
[ shark254  Feb 22, 2018 ]
1 answer
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You can check to see if this will fit your vehicle by using our Outfit My Car tool: http://www.crutchfield.com/car/carselector.aspx For additional 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  Feb 28, 2018 ]  Staff
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I have a 2002 Nissan frontier king cab - is any cutting required to install these?
[ pasuxx  Jan 05, 2018 ]
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They fit the rear speaker locations of my 1995 Sentra with no modifications. If your Frontier has a similar speaker (4 screw mounting), then they'd likely fit. If not, you can usually use an adapter plate to adapt the speakers to fit with no cutting. I had to use the adapters for my front door speaker locations because Nissan used an unusual 3-screw mounting hole pattern in the front doors. Crutchfield kindly included the adapters free of charge for my front speakers (I did have to enlongate the mounting holes in the adapters, however, because of that unusual mounting pattern).
[ JOSEPH  Jan 06, 2018 ]
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I have a '99 Chevrolet Silverado with the "Classic" body style, the more boxy type of chassis, and I need to now if the speaker mounts on the lower part of the doors, at the front of the truck, will need any special mountings or if I'll need to drill extra mounting holes for these speakers?
[ Jeffery  Dec 06, 2017 ]
1 answer
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You can check to see if this will fit your vehicle by using our Outfit My Car tool: http://www.crutchfield.com/car/carselector.aspx For additional 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  Dec 10, 2017 ]  Staff
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I am wondering if these Rockford Fosgate Prime R165X3 are better for front door or rear deck install in a 2015 Civic? I want to get Polk DB 652 also, and power all with an Alpine deck CDE-143BT, thanks!
[ Bill  Sep 09, 2017 ]
1 answer
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This will vary depending on the version of your '15 Civic. For details on installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your exact vehicle and give you the details on what you will need for installation. Thanks!
[ Larry  Sep 11, 2017 ]  Staff
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Difference between 2 way and 3 way speakers?
[ Jake  May 08, 2017 ]
1 answer
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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  May 12, 2017 ]  Staff
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Are these 6.75" speakers? The Rockford Fosgate website says they're 6.5" and how does that affect fit for a 2015 honda accord LX?
[ Arpit  Jan 22, 2017 ]
1 answer
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Thanks for your question. The installation will be the same whether you purchased 6.5 or 6.75. You will still need the mounting bracket, so no difference in fit. I've attached the link below for the speaker bracket which will be included with your purchase at no additional charge. Hope this helps. https://www.crutchfield.com/p_003HSB524/American-International-HSB524-Speaker-Mounting-Brackets.html?osp=003hsb524&tp=2824
[ Kenny  Jan 26, 2017 ]  Staff
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What's the best amp to push these speakers? Fosgate prime 6.5
[ Shaunn  Jan 21, 2017 ]
1 answer
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp 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 between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Kenny  Jan 21, 2017 ]  Staff
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What's a good amp to push these and a set of rear ones as well? thanks
[ Chriz  Nov 02, 2016 ]
1 answer
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Thanks for your question. For information on selecting the best amp for your speakers 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 between the amp models and help you make the best choice for your system.
[ Kenny  Nov 03, 2016 ]  Staff
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Is 6-3/4" and 6.75 the same thing ?
[ Alexis  Sep 30, 2016 ]
1 answer
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Thanks for your question. Yes it is.
[ Kenny  Sep 30, 2016 ]  Staff
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