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By separating the tweeter and the woofer, component speaker systems improve the sound quality and overall audio experience in your car in three very big ways.

If you want your music to sound great, you can't ignore your car's speakers. Dollar for dollar, new speakers are one of the best ways to improve your car's sound.

The mobile audio/video section of the Crutchfield Labs lets our writers, researchers, and advisors get hands-on experience with the latest car audio products.

This article will help you figure out how to start building the car stereo system that's right for you, by deciding where the weakness is in your current system.

All about subwoofers
by Buck Pomerantz

All the information and links you'll need to plan, install, tune, and enjoy a subwoofer system in your car or truck.

JL Audio presents their flagship C7 component car speakers for use in an active system — perfect for audiophiles building the car audio system of their dreams.

How to install car speakers
by Crutchfield Writing Team

Installing new car speakers is the single most cost-effective improvement you can make to your vehicle's audio system. This article will show you how to do it.

Crutchfield writer Jo knew her factory audio system wasn't cutting it...she needed a car audio intervention. So she decided to replace her factory speakers with

Kicker's Yellow Series of amps, speakers and subs gives you the performance you expect from Kicker at a more affordable price. This year's models are better than ever.

2010-2015 Toyota Prius
by Jon Paulette

With a new receiver in your Prius, you'll get more out of your smartphone, while aftermarket speakers will add new life to your music collection.

2001-2007 Volvo V70
by Jon Paulette

A properly maintained Volvo will run more or less forever, so if you plan to keep your car for the long haul, a new stereo will make those many miles more enjoyable.

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris
by Jon Paulette

The Yaris is a great example of small car tech in the early 21st Century. It's a smart, peppy little car, and a new stereo will make it even more fun to drive.

Helpful tips and step-by-step instructions for designing and building your own custom subwoofer box.

2009-2013 Toyota Corolla
by Jon Paulette

The tenth-generation Corolla's enormous popularity means there are plenty of good used models out there waiting for a good new owner to install a great new stereo.

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