Skip Navigation

Clarion CM1625

6-1/2" 2-way marine speakers

6 Reviews

Item # 020CM1625

This item is no longer available.

Shop all Marine Speakers


Our take on the Clarion CM1625

Enjoy hearty maritime audio performance with Clarion's CM1625 6-1/2" 2-way marine speakers. You'll enjoy outstanding full-range sound, thanks to the responsive polypropylene woofers and the titanium-coated, semi-dome tweeters.

Enjoy hearty maritime audio performance with Clarion's CM1625 6-1/2" 2-way marine speakers. You'll enjoy outstanding full-range sound, thanks to the responsive polypropylene woofers and the titanium-coated, semi-dome tweeters.

Clarion ensures that they'll stay shipshape during your nautical adventures. The CM1625 speakers meet or exceed tough engineering standards for UV and salt/fog exposure. They're watertight, come with rubber mounting gaskets, and incorporate gold-plated speaker terminals, as well as rubber-insulated tinsel leads. The attractive, UV-resistant plastic grille is sure to match your boat's interior. Stainless steel mounting hardware is included.

Priced per pair

Product Highlights:

  • 2-way 6-1/2" marine speakers (pair)
  • polypropylene woofer with Santoprene surround
  • 1" titanium-coated, semi-dome tweeter
  • power range: 2-50 watts RMS (100 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 40-23,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 91 dB
  • top-mount depth: 2-1/4"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Two 2-way marine speakers
  • 2 White plastic grilles
  • 8 Speed clips
  • 8 Self-tapping aluminum mounting screws (length=1-1/8")
  • Two 4" wire ties
  • Two 9.75' lengths of speaker wire (with female quick slides on one end and bare wire on the other end)
  • Mounting Method/Wiring Diagram
  • Warranty sheet
  • Speaker Mounting Template

Clarion CM1625 Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(6 Reviews)

Does not last

John from Maryland on 5/12/2010

Bought these as a replacement set of speaker for my 392 Motoryacht and these did not last 3 seasons. All dry rotted and blown. The speakers are enclosed by canvas all year around and are not worth the money. I would expect them to last longer than 3 seasons. This includes the sub woofer to.



Don't waste your money

Rum Runner from Lake Ozark on 6/8/2009

These speakers don't hold up!!!!!! I've been replacing everyone of them in my 2003 Baja. One by one they are all going out. 4 are already replaced over the past 2 years. The last 2 fell apart this winter. Spend your money on something worth buying, this isn't it.



Cones GONE!

Mickey from Fort Lauderdale, FL on 3/17/2008

I have 6 of these speakers that were factory installed in my 3070 Offshore Express. The 4 outside speakers have been shot for a year - I finally got around to removing them for replacement. The white plastic cones were shredded to bits - mostly gone. The remaining cone pieces were fragile and crumbled easily when touched. <BR><BR> I just purchased a new Clarion CMD5 and came close to buying new Clarion speakers for replacements. I'm glad I didn't! <BR><BR> Whatever material they used for the speaker cones in 2003 deteriorates in a marine environment. <BR><BR> The speakers inside the cabin are still working well, but they're not exactly in a marine environment, being in an enclosed cabin.



not the best

cliffjumper120 from NC on 7/18/2006

I have a boat that is 3 years old. I have 6 clarions 2 in the bow and 4 in the stern. the 2 in the front are powered by the clarion stereo. The 4 in the back are run off of a clarion APX480M and they sound so so but the front two distort terribly and are blown. I also have 4 polk momo mmc650 tower speakers and they sound amazing. So if ur going to get a marine speaker dont waste your money on the clarions for 120 when u can get the polks for only 50 dollars more and u wont have to replace them



An extremely bullet-proof speaker

Jimmy from Lake Ozark, MO on 6/21/2006

I have these speakers in two of my boats. The boats are now three years old and one year old and the speakers look and sound like they did the day I bought them. I can't tell you how many times the grilles have been kicked or had a ski slide into them. No breaks or cracks.<BR><BR>The sound is very good, not audiophile by any means, but they are very efficient.<BR><BR>In one of my boats I also have the 10" Clarion sub and an APX480M amp. Taking the low end frequencies out of these speakers and amplifying them really brings out their true colors. I highly recommend the amp as well, but the sub is too "tight." It is almost pecky.<BR><BR>All in all, this is one heck or a marine speaker.<BR>



last omly 3 years

Lawrence from jupiter,florida on 5/27/2006

I have these (1622) on my Sundancer 410.<BR>After 3 years they are shot. The heat in the semi-enclosed bridge caused the pp cone to degrade and separate from the rubber surround. Really an thermal oxidative failure. I expected better.




Hands-on research

Product Research


Marine Speakers: The Clarion CM1625 speakers are designed and treated for use in the harsh marine environment. These watertight speakers meet or exceed the ASTM B117 Salt/Fog Exposure standard, as well as the ASTM D4329 UV Exposure standard.

Water-resistant Materials: The speaker features a 6-1/2" polypropylene cone woofer with a Santoprene surround and a titanium-coated semi-dome tweeter. The basket and grille are made of durable Centrex 814 high-impact plastic. The magnet is fully enclosed to protect it from corrosion. The speaker includes stainless steel mounting screws and an integrated rubber mounting gasket for a watertight fit.

Terminals: The CM1625 speakers feature corrosion-resistant gold-plated terminals. In addition, the supplied speaker wire include rubber insulated quick slides to protect the connections from moisture.

Drain Channel: The speaker frame and grille have an integrated liquid drain channel to allow water to escape from the front of the cone area.

Speaker Wire Support Tab: The speaker basket includes a tab adjacent to the speaker terminals for threading and securing the speaker wire. A wire tie is supplied to secure the speaker wire to the tab, and to provide a strain relief for the speaker terminal.

Our Product Research Team

At Crutchfield, you'll get detailed, accurate information that's hard to find elsewhere. That's because we have our own in-house Product Research team. They verify what’s in the box, check the owner's manual, and record dimensions, features and specs. We stay on top of new products and technologies to help people make informed choices.