Polk Audio DXi571
2013 Ford F-150 STX
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Item #: 107DXI571
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Go ahead, circle the parking lot till your favorite song is over. Polk Audio's DXi Series speakers will make you want to hit "repeat" so you can hear it all over again. Polk uses a high-tech approach and ideal materials to give your tunes an exciting new edge.
The DXi571 speakers feature 5"x7" polymer composite cones that are lightweight and stiff, so they can create a big sound with minimal distortion. Polk analyzes their drivers in motion to ensure that cone movement is even and precise. Polk also uses laser imaging to craft woofer cones that are perfectly balanced to resist distortion-causing resonances.
Each 3/4" aluminum dome tweeter brings out the high-frequency highlights in your music, so you'll hear every detail of your most enthralling musical moments. From an intensely quiet acoustic pluck to the most exhilarating electric solo, it'll be a very entertaining ride.
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Average Customer Review(s):
Sound good, but not incredibly different from factory door speakers of my Shaker500, which as it turns out are 2-way as well with a soft (plastic) dome tweeter. It did give me the opportunity to put some Dynamat on the doors to alleviate some minor rattling from subs. And like another person stated, they were not as loud as factory, but I am running these through my headunit. I would assume an amplifier would really wake them up. Fit incredibly easy and harnesses supplied by Crutchfield made things a snap (no pun intended).
Love them! Great sound quality.
2011 Ford Ranger XLT I paired 4 of these speakers with the Soundstream VRN 65-HB. Unfortunately I am not happy with these 4 speakers. I purchased these to replace my factory Ford speakers as an upgrade. Well with the new Soundstream unit my factory Ford speakers were a lot louder (highs. Mid.low,ect) and sounded better. Even with only 3 factory speakers hooked up at one point in time the complete sound was much better overall than the polk. Honestly, I don't get it. I may be reinstalling the factory ford speakers.
Pros: Easy install
Cons: Factory Fords speakers are much better. :/Crutchfield response on December 21, 2016 Chris, we're sorry you're disappointed with your new speakers. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our tech support team right away. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.
A great improvement over the aging factory speakers. I'm getting great sound with the stock (un-amped) power of the stereo head. Even before I installed the new radio, the sound on the old factory original was really improved.
Pros: Mounting holes aligned perfectly on my Ford truck doors, and the adapter wires were great time-savers and worth the $.
Cons: Speakers are packaged with an oval plastic protective ring taped in two spots to the outside of the horn foam, and no instruction to remove it (yes, remove it before mounting your speakers).
Clear midrange from 20W/channel (?) Alpine head unit, no separate amp. Not sure of exact input wattage, but sensitivity is better than stock. Easily heard in the doors of a 2000 Mazda Miata, which is a noisy car. Removing inner door panel was easy with directions, only a #2 Phillips needed. As promised, perfect plug-and-play fit in stock water shield. Possible alternative; stock door has grating for a subwoofer and the door hole is a8" circle. You should offer a component set like that from Clearwater, the wiring would be simple and the crossover unit easy to mount to the side intrusion bar. (I think the optional Bose setup looked like this.)
Pros: Exact fit
Cons: Could have mounted a component set for a bigger woofer and higher tweeter.
The sound from these speakers are excellent when they work. The issue I had was i bought a pair of them and neither worked. I contacted Crutchfield and had another delivered with an aftermarket set of female blade connectors since the Polk male connectors tend to be smaller than normal. Either way the new speakers work great. I gave the speakers a 3 star rating due to the variable quality. The Crutchfield team gets 10 stars for going out of their way to help.
Great speaker for the price.
Used these speakers to replace factory ones. Received speakers fast after ordering and sales team was very helpful. New speakers sound 10x better than factory ones.
My original speakers finally cracked and the sound was distorted. I ordered the Polk DVi571 speakers and was amazed on the installation instructions provided by Crutchfield. My fears of removing the panels were dissolved. However, the connectors in the package were square and my Ford had rectangular ones. A quick call to the tech support and new connectors were delivered a day early. In a few short hours I installed the speakers with no issues, even the connectors clipped onto the speakers in the correct polarity. The sound is better than the original speakers.
Pros: Ease of installation, superb instructions for even a novice and great technical support. You can't bet the price!
Cons: No issues or problems.
excellent speaker for mustang like it when you call in talk to rep about what you are trying to accomplish give him your ideas and if their is a better way he tells you what he thinks and you still have to decide with way you wont to go a very good place to do
Pros: Great sound, reasonable price, easy install and marine certified
Cons: I have no cons with how great these speakers are
Good sound and very affordable
Pros: Installation was quick and painless
Cons: had to readjust my EQ to make them sound good
Perfect fit and great sound
Easy to install with Crutchfield supplied harness adapter. Definite improvement over the factory speakers. Mids and highs are much more pronounced.
Pros: Great sound, reasonable price, easy install and marine certified.
Cons: A little lacking on the low end, but to be expected. It IS a 5x7/6x8 after all. You'll definitely want a sub, etc. for the lows.
I installed these along with a JVC Arsenal KD-R775S in a 1999 Ford F150. The highs and mids are way better than stock. They are very crisp. I have mixed feelings on the bass though. It really depends on the genre and song (with my setup at least). They seemed to distort and get muddy on certain heavy metal songs when the kick drums are going. But they sound pretty good with longer, steady bass from trance/chillout music. I don't run an amp or anything though, so that is probably the main problem (not enough power to run them properly I'm guessing). I don't want to knock them for my simple install though (and I'm still playing with the EQ settings). I bet these would be great with the bass turned down and a sub or powered sub was installed to handle the low end. Overall, I'm satisfied though. They installed with ease. The holes lined up perfectly and I just used the stock speaker screws. They do sound way better than stock for the most part. I guess I was just a bit too optimistic on the bass, but I'll admit it is probably because I don't have an amp to help these out (and you can't expect much bass out of a 6x8 anyhow). I didn't try the stock receiver against them, so no comment there. I think my next step will be a powered sub to help with the lows. You can pretty much deafen yourself with the highs/mids, so no worries there (and it stays crisp even cranked in that range).
Pros: - Easy install - no modifications needed in 1999 F150 - Highs/mids are super crisp and clear - way better than stock - you can hear every note/instrument - Bass probably equals stock or better with just a receiver and no power adders - I highly doubt I could ever blow these with just an aftermarket receiver
Cons: - probably could use an amp or a sub/powered sub to help with the lows - not a huge issue, but I couldn't get the speaker connectors to "snap" into place with the stock wiring harness. The plug was slightly too long (unless I'm doing something wrong, but it looked physically too long). I just bound them up with some electrical tape, so no big deal - still a lot better than splicing wires together.
Good choice for a upgrade from stock speakers tried them first with aftermarket HU. Sound was ok then chose to add a amp Rockford 300 series 50 rms and they really came alive, very happy now. Put them in a 05 mustang with the shaker 500 really helps to have subs for that extra punch, would recommend.
Pros: Good choice for a upgrade from stock speakers, very easy install Crutchfield is a great place to shop for equipment,great service and very good price
Cons: None really, if your looking for that low end punch get a sub and a amp on these makes a huge difference
The new speakers sound great in my car and I'd recommend them to all my friends and family.
Pros: Fit directly into factory speaker slot and sound great.
Cons: I have no cons with how great these speakers are.
Replaced all 4 factory speakers and head unit in 2008 Ford Escape XLT. Installation was easy and straight forward. Speakers do a good job of handling all range of frequencies. My daughter was very pleased.
Pros: Easy install, good bass response, sharp mid and high range response. Low distortion with high volume.
Sounds great and the customer service helped me match these with the head unit so that I would have enough drive since I was not using an external amp.
Pros: They sound good in the highs and lows with good bass.
Cons: Installing in the rear deck panel of Mustang was really a pain since the side panels had to come out also. Door panels were not too bad with help of u tube videos.
Best customers service hands down, order speakers on Thursday arrive on Friday install Saturday sound improvement they made my ford escape so call premium system sound premium, played some Live Bob Marley, Jimmy Hendricks Band of Gypsies Live, some Bob James and Jay Z unplugged theses speakers shine. Can't wait to replace the factory head unit
Pros: Perfect fit, plays jazz, reggae, hip hop, classic rock, and neo soul beautifully
Cons: None at this point
I could hear the fingering of the guitar strings before the riffs. I'm impressed with the initial quality. I've only just installed them, I'll write more after a few months.
Pros: Great Quality, Very easy installation with Crutchfield's instructions, and great foresight on providing the trim tool and speaker harnesses. I didn't put a single scratch on my interior. The harness was something I was about to overlook until chatting with the online assistant, who reminded me it would be easier than re-soldiering. Thanks Again Crutchfield
These sound great replacing blown stock speakers in my '97 F150 with the stock stereo.
Pros: Easy bolt in replacement
Fit the bill nicely. Replaced factory install speakers, great sound
they sound sooo much better than my stock speakers
Pros: easy to install
These speakers were a great upgrade to the paper coned units in my 2002 Expedition. Simple install, fit perfect with no modifications needed. Installation of all 4 took 1 hour.
Pros: Low cost Great sound Good build quality.
Cons: sound gets a bit muddy if bass is to high. If you like lots of bass add a sub.
To Install Was A Breeze With The Harnesses. My Pickup Has A Factory Amp And It Has Never Sounded This Good. Thanks
They fit tight but they sound great they are weak at lower dbs but not a problem they complement my subs verry well
Pros: Nice sleeker if your installing them in factory location
Cons: None found
Advisor was extremely helpful...speakers have great miss & highs...decent bass as well...would recommend to a friend.
Pros: Very clear....sales reps are eager to help but not pushy.
Replaced factory speakers with these in a matter of an hour. As soon as we replaced the head unit and powered the stereo up you could hear the difference. Clear crisp sound and just enough bass to makes them ideal fit for this truck. Only replaced door speakers because we are adding a subwoofer in the back.
Pros: Nice overall sound
These sound amazing, they have so much more bass and overall full sound then the stock speakers in my 2005 Mustang GT S197. I was gonna go with the DXB but i needed something shallower and these fit the bill and sounds great. Also love the customer service with Crutchfield!
Pros: Fuller Sound Look great Shallow Mount Awesome quality
Cons: I just wish they were cheaper but they are well worth the money!
Pros: Plug and play
These are great speakers with the proper equipment. I had the factory receiver and had to drive them pretty hard to get nice crisp sound out of them. Once you cranked them up they sound great. Not so good a low volume. They need a amp or higher power receiver.
Pros: Sound great when you turn the volume up
Cons: They are kind of power hungry. Need a good receiver or amp to drive them.
a definite upgrade crystal clear with surprising bass!
Pros: Love them
Replaced the stereo and speakers in my 08 Edge . . so far so good
Pros: perfect fit
Cons: not as loud as i hoped for but still sound great
These are pretty good speakers but lack heavily without an amp and sub.
Pros: Very clear when bass boost is at 0.
Cons: Sound very fuzzy and can't handle much sound when power and bass boost are turned up.
very good sounding speakers replaced whole unit with these and couldn't be happier
Pros: sound quality and perfect fit
I installed these speakers is the extended Cab portion of my 1997 F-250. I was looking for a pair of speakers that could produce a quality sound that would overcome the rumble of my diesel truck and maintain consistency while the volume was turned up. These speakers met my expectations and I would recommend this product to any future purchasers looking to get quality sound at an affordable price.
Pros: these speakers maintain there structure at high volumes and produce a great midrange sound.
This is an awesome quality speaker. This brand is top of excellence.
Pros: Easy to install, comes with all accessories to.
Cons: no cons
Good, clean sound!
Pros: Sound, price
Great speaker.Sounds wonderful in my 2012 Fusion.Fit perfectly.
great speakers for their size, much better than factory, easy install too!
Pros: as advertised
I installed these myself on my 2001 mustang, very easy to do and the quality is better than stock.
Pros: Sounds better than stock.
Cons: Bass doesn't hit as hard.
these speakers were very nice and sound good. I have a 2014 Ford Escape and put these in all 4 doors. My only issue was with Crutchfield, I didnt get door panel removal instructions and when I contacted them they said sorry it is too new...... but they didnt have them for a 2011 -2013 either, I instantly found them online so you would think Crutchfield would have them too.
Pros: good sound decent price
Easy installation in my 98 Ford Ranger. Great upgrade. Sounds great and price isn't bad either
Pros: Highs and mids are crisp.
Cons: Lows aren't that great. Need a sub.
Just installed a pair of Polk DXi571s in the back-of-the-seat location of my 2002 Ford Thunderbird. Nice compliment to a newly installed Pioneer AVH-X5600BHS head unit. Installation was fairly straight forward and made much easier with Crutchfield's Ford wiring harness adapter. Huge improvement over the factory speakers. Excellent midrange and highs. Very acceptable bass tones, especially from a rear forward facing speaker system. Very efficient speakers, and a lot of bang for the buck.
Pros: Simple installation into existing factory speaker system mounts. Terrific performance of mid and high range tones, very respectable bass performance. Overall, an excellent replacement for factory stock speakers, without braking the bank.
Cons: Nothing I've seen.
"Muddy" is the best word to describe the sound of these speakers. Before and after installing an Alpine KTP-445U Head Unit Power Pack these speakers sounded bad. Very disappointed. I've used Polk in numerous home theater applications and once in a truck stereo install. The Polks didn't sound good in the truck and I'm not sure why I thought they would sound any better in my car. Pass up even with a price drop. You can find better speakers in the $40-$50 range.
Cons: Terrible bass response. Speakers sound dull and muddy. The clips Polk provides to mount the speakers into existing places in your door are worthless. Had to modify to install.
very good upgrade to stock speakers. took advice from salesperson to find these.
Pros: easy install, exact fit, harness plugs fit perfect. only about 15 minutes per door to install
These are some very good speakers. I replaced all 4 oem speakers in my ranger with these and I'm very pleased. The low bass is very respectable, but mid bass, like kick drums, sound awesome. I listen to rap all the way through to metal, and these shine on rock and metal. I think these will be very sufficient for rap once I put an amp on them. Absolutely no buyers remorse
Pros: Double bass for days
Replaced a pair of blown MTX speakers in my 94 F150. It's a tight fit for just about any speaker, but I used a few washers to angle the magnet a bit for a better fit. Sound is great, very clear with a good midrange. Don't expect much in the low end department, but that's true with most speakers.
Sounds way better then stock. You can here evey thing more clear
Pros: Cleaner clear sound
Was looking Fo a upgrade and read a lot of reviews. Finally chose the polk for front and rear and couldn't be happier. Sound great and a improvment over the shaker 500.
Pros: Sound great and Crystal clear
Cons: Had to cut some of the casing off to get them in a 06 mustang front and rear
Wow, what an improvement, installation was extremely easy, especially with Crutchfield provided wiring adapters. Do yourself a favor and buy these, you won't believe what you will hear. I can't say enough about Crutchfield support, they will help you for car stereo needs.
The speakers sound great and are a significant improvement over factory installed. Installation instructions do not tell you the "gasket" is not to be used. The holes in the speakers DO NOT align with all 3 OEM installation holes. You will have to drill your own new one or two depending on your retention desire. For me, 2 lined up, 1 did not. I ended up using 4 holes to secure the speakers since I wanted to ensure there were no rattles.
Pros: Great Sound
Cons: Installation instructions insufficient.
At this price point ($75) this is an excellent product. Perfect as a modest upgrade for OE speakers. In my Ranger I added sound insulation in the doors to prevent rattles in door when windows were open but that's a truck issue and not a fault of the speakers. I am driving 4 of these with a Blaupunkt Adelaide 130 Media Player and I am very pleased. It could use a sub for more "thump" but I am not needing that myself. Some report this speaker as being too bright but both the kind of music I enjoy and my 60 year old ears are happy with what I have.
Pros: VERY good upgrade from factory equipment and a well made speaker. Polk makes good stuff.
Cons: Could use a sub so that cone could be limited to what it really does very well: midrange. If you need to be thumped in the chest by your tunes either look elsewhere or add a sub
Easy installation in my 2007 Ford Explorer and great sound quality for the price. Can't beat Crutchfield support and shipping. Hands down the best.
I had heard that the speaker upgrade to the sound system was the easiest place to start. There was nothing wrong with my stock speakers, but I changed out all 4. The sound quality is AMAZING! I listen to most of my music through the IPOD or IPHONE, but even when it is the radio it sounds great. It took about 90 minutes to do all 4 speakers. Well worth the time and the money. The instructions were straight forward and easy. On my next used vehicle purchase, I will use Crutchfield and upgrade the sound system ASAP, the quality is far superior to stock.
Pros: Great Sound quality through all ranges, I wished I had done it sooner.
Birthday present for my daughter. Great sound! Highly recommended.
Pros: Easy installed. Crutchfield supplied everything needed
Great price, GREAT sound.
Pros: I absolutely love these speakers. Clear, crisp highs, surprising bass for a 5 X 7.
Great sounding speakers. Glad i went with them.
These work really well for the money
Pros: Price and performance
Perfect fit and great sound quality!
I purchased these speakers for a 2012 Ford F-150 XLT Supercrew. They were installed on the front doors. The factory passenger side speaker had stopped working-blown! They went right and no problems getting them installed. They sound better for sure than the Ford factory and I am likely going to replace the rear door speakers in the very near future!
Pros: Easy connection, same size as the factory - no mods needed. Nice sound and nice look.
Cons: not much
sounds clean and holds good base sound, and takes the abuse very well !
Pros: Is a Polk !!!
Cons: I don't know any yet !
Sound fair to me not enough low end . No speaker grills but for the buck not a bad deal.
Cons: No speaker grills
To be honest, I did not like them at all to begin with as they were quieter and less bass than the stock unit. Figured out that the baffle was killing them, I was not aware that the baffle needed to be cut out. After reading some posts about them, I ended up removing the baffle and now they sound much, much better. Was hoping for a bit more bass, but great clarity, so overall, happy with them now.
Pros: Very good clarity.
Cons: Could have a little better bass.
These speakers sound way better than stock but they crack and distort a bit. I like it loud in my car and so far to keep the speakers from cracking I haven't been able to put them as loud as I'd like and I have to keep the bass at zero along with mid's and tremble. I have these in the rear of my mustang.
Pros: Better than stock
Cons: Crack and distort with any bass at all
Great sound for what I would consider a mid level speaker. Covers a wider range of sound than most speakers in the same price range. I bought 4 for all the doors and as of now have them hooked to a factory head unit and its already a noticeable step up. As soon as I get a new head unit I know they will be even more refined.
Pros: Price, wide range of sound. Easy to install in factory openings.
Cons: If you are looking for a high end speaker look at a different model but this is more than suitable for a mid level Or factory upgrade.
These speakers hit well on the bassline and are decently priced. i would recommend these to someone who wants a nice pair for a decent price. Although the tweeters are not the best.
Pros: Bass sounds great Decently Priced
Cons: Tweeters could use some upgrading
Purchased these for a 1999 Ford Expedition. The fit was perfect front and rear. They have a decent amount of bass for their size. Unfortunately, the tweeters on these speakers are awful. My adviser did tell me they were bright, but that is not the appropriate description for these. They are extremely harsh and gave both my wife and myself headaches after listening to them. My ears physically hurt after just 10-15 minutes at a moderate volume. I strongly do not recommend these speakers unless you enjoy an extremely bright, irritating tweeter.
Pros: Perfect fit. Decent bass.
Cons: The harshest tweeters I have ever experienced.
|Tweeter Design||3/4" Dome|
|Woofer Composition||Bi-Laminate Composite|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||93|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||52 - 22k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||2|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||60|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||180|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2 3/16|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||2 3/4|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||0|
High Efficiency Design: The Polk Audio DXi Series speakers feature a high efficiency design; meaning better sound and more volume using less power.
Dynamic Balance Driver Technology: Dynamic Balance is a proprietary Polk Audio technology using laser imaging to determine what combination of speaker materials create the least amount of resonance. Eliminating resonance in speakers results in a wide, smooth response and low distortion.
Klippel Optimized Components: For a driver to reproduce complex sounds accurately, the cone must move exactly the same distance and manner in both directions. The Klippel distortion analyzer, a device that uses a laser and sophisticated software to do large-scale analysis of drivers in motion, lets Polk optimize the speaker's motor structure, voice coil alignment, and suspension to yield the best possible performance.
Composite Cones: Each speaker features a Dynamic Balance, Bi-Laminate composite, polypropylene cone woofer. These composite cones feature tremendous stiffness-to mass ratio, resulting in faster transients and finer detail.
Rubber Surrounds: For a smoother response and improved durability, the speaker uses rubber surrounds.
Aluminum Dome Tweeters: Each speaker features a 3/4" aluminum dome tweeter for clear, accurate highs.
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Sorry I am unable to help, I did not use grills in my F250 as the factory covers remain in place. [ RICHARD S Feb 02, 2016 ]
sorry ,unknown ,mine installed behind door panel [ DAN Nov 05, 2015 ]