1997 Ford F-250 Light Duty
Worked perfectly in my F250, great sound
Pros: Awesome sound that won't break the bank
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Item # 113C6865S | MFR # KFC-C6865S
So, you're finally ready to do something about your ragged factory speakers. The beauty of Kenwood's Sport Series speakers is that you can seriously improve your sound without breaking the bank.
The KFC-C6865S 6"x8" 2-way speakers feature polypropylene cones that will enrich your music with all the midbass and midrange details, while the 1" balanced-dome tweeters will make high notes soar. Kenwood also includes sharp-looking grilles in case you're doing a custom installation in your vehicle. Finally, you can enjoy your music the way it was meant to be heard, with clarity and emotion.
Worked perfectly in my F250, great sound
David, Cocoa, Fl
Average Customer Review(s):
Worked perfectly in my F250, great sound
Pros: Awesome sound that won't break the bank
Great sound, extremely easy install. Purchased for my 1999 Ford Explorer to replace factory speakers. These fit exactly in the front and rear doors and made a huge difference in sound quality from my after-market head unit.
Pros: Included wiring harness made the job super easy, fit perfectly in the doors in the OEM enclosure
Great speaker for the money puts out good quality sound
Great sound over the factory speakers in my 2007 ford f 150 supercrew installed four of these along with the Kenwood ddx594 head unit the speakers came with plugs wired to snap in the existing ford speaker harness
Pros: Great sound over factory spekers great price
Cons: None so far
They fit perfectly in my 2011 F150 and sound pretty good. A lot better than the OEM speakers. I do wish they hit a little harder, but that's what subs are for. I'll have to put that next on the list.
Good sound, good price. Fit perfectly. Better than my stock speakers
Perfect fit in stock location on my 1997 F250HD. Rich, clear sound with good bass response for the size.
Pros: Fit and sound.
Sound is very good, installation was pretty easy too, only complaint it that the mounting holes didn't line up perfectly, forcing me to only be able to use 2 of the new hardware given
Pros: Sounds good Easy to install
Excellent sound quality for the price. I would purchase these again
Fantastic range and awesome sound. Easy installation and perfect fit.
Pros: Excellent bass response.
These Kenwood speakers were AWESOME replacements for my wife's factory junk. They fit right in to the factory holes but delivered sound that you'd expect from a custom install! The seperate woofer n tweeter have great quality and power handling ability. I knew the Crutchfield adapters and Kenwood speakers would be just what our system needed. I recently put Kenwood plate speakers and an amp in my 2006 F250 and it was SWEET!! Thanks again Crutchfield for stepping up to the plate when it comes to an easy install anyone can accomplish!
Pros: Great price and sound
I replaced the stock radio and speakers in my Ford Ranger with four of the Kenwood 5x7 speakers and a Kenwood KDC-BT565U stereo. The speakers are plenty loud and very clear. They won't make the car's around you rattle, but for the price, they sound great. Wiring was easy with the Crutchfield install kit.
Pros: Easy installation. Great sound. Great price.
Great little speakers! I bought these to replace my very bad stock speakers in my Mazda 3 since they were starting to distort. The overall build quality is great and the weight of the speakers really show the quality. They come with everything needed for installation, including screws, 20 inches of thin speaker wire, and a good manual for my car. The only problem I had was attaching the wires to my pre-existing car, which required a special adaptor that the sales rep didn't know about. I ended up manually soldering the speaker wires onto the car wires after cutting off the adaptor. Overall it was a great upgrade and good performance for the price.
Pros: Sounds good, *simple* installation, works with the car's bass+treble tuner, clear mids.
Cons: Manual installation with soldering without my car's adaptor, clearance problems that was solved with a few washers, slightly sharp highs, and slightly muddy lows (More of a flat and mild V speaker).
Sound better than stock. Easy install
I just started looking at Crutchfield for my audio needs and come across these for my son's pickup. Ordering was easy, shipped and delivered promptly fit perfectly and great product for great price.
Put these in a Ford Econoline. They are obviously better than stock, but I'm not super impressed. Of course, for the price, it's really hard to complain, and since they were easy to install, overall a good deal.
Pros: fair priced, upgrade over stock
Cons: fidelity is only a marginal upgrade
I don't have any negatives they sound great and are easy to install.
Pros: Sounds way better than stock computers Easy to install
For the money ,these cannot be beaten. To me, they sound like speakers costing alot more. Installing these was extremely simple. Love these.
Pros: Great sounding. easy to install
It is a massive improvement over stock.
Pros: Price and ease of installation with the included instructions.
Cons: None noted
Installed easily and great Sound. Hugh improvement over Stock Speakers
Cheap sound. Highs are not great and the mid-range sound where you here voices are muffled and compromised by the the strained bass from the woofer. I would say amplify this speaker with the maximum amount of specified wattage and use filters because i am sure running the speaker as a full range speaker will produce some distortion.
Pros: not costly and it is a direct mazda factory fit
Cons: the factory speaker produced a better sound (Highs, mid-ranges, lows) than the kenwood aftermarkets - should have went with my first mind and purchased the Polk Audio
Installed easily in 2003 Ford Ranger. Good Sound.
Not going to be blown away with these but for the money they are a great upgrade to stock speakers.
Pros: easy install and sound better than stock.
Cons: not high end speakers
They came with connector wires all nice and put together "awesome" I thought and after installing them and only getting one side working I found the problem being with that wire connector not holding the wire tight. So I thought I would take it off but the bridge where it connects is so tiny it was bending pulling the connector off, and about to break. Once working, they sound about like a really loud cell phone speaker. But I did have some 7 year old Fosgate Power series I was comparing to and the one working one sounds better than these. Crutchfield should consider not selling these any longer, it's a waste of time and effort. A cheap speaker that sounds terrible is worth being proud of because it was so cheap, but a more expensive one has traditionally got a slightly better sounding speaker.
Pros: Fits in factory position
Cons: Sounds like $20 for a lot more money.
Packs a great punch, easy to install!
If you want a great upgrade from your stock speakers these are great! Crisp and clean sound and easy to install. Thank you
I paired these with a new kenwood head unit in my 14 F150 two front and two rear they are crystal clear and powerful.
Pros: Fit perfectly as stated, great full sound.
good sound and easy to install
Pros: Easy installation with the included wire harness
Cons: No cons on this one
A huge improvement over the stock speakers. Perfect fit.
Pros: Great sound quality.
Perfect for first car, super easy installation and plenty loud for my 16 year old!
Pros: direct replacement
Great sound for the price
Appear to be a good product for the money. Using with HPF and they seem to handle the frequency range nicely.
Pros: good sound, value
Cons: none so far
Great clarity and depth of all tones. Plenty of power too
Pros: Great sound for money
Cons: None yet
As usual, anything you get for Crutchfield is well thought out and fits perfectly. Speakers really improved my sound over the factory duds. Delivery was quick.
Pros: great sound, perfect fit
Cons: No cons here. all good
Put these in the back and worked perfectly. Still can't believe how crystal clear they are, even on the hardest songs from the 80s.
Pros: Look great, Sound Awesome, Crystal Clear
Cons: Need an adapter to install.
Needed something better than factory and didn't want to pay a fortune,
Cons: You won't be satisfied if you like a high quality sound
It is a great product. I just need a stereo to match. Put it in my 2005 f-150
Cons: Crutchfield should include a dampening device to keep vibrations of the metal door.
good replacement speakers at a great price
Pros: fits well
Cons: just a step above the factory
Pros: Easy to install
These speakers replaced factory speakers in a 2010 Ford Ranger truck. I added a new Kenwood head unit to the truck at the same time and the sound upgrade was unbelievable. My original intent was to add additional functionality to the truck stereo (bluetooth, Sirius) but the new speakers really added punch to the system. Plan on using the same speakers when I upgrade my Jeep.
Pros: Ease of installation (thanks to Crutchfield adapters) Sound quality Price
Great speakers for the money. cleans up the sounds form the factory speakers and makes it a little more crisp.
Pros: easy install, good sound, cheap
Cons: only decent sound quality
Perfect fit in my 2004 Ford Ranger. Great sound paired with my Kenwood head unit.
Pros: Excellent sound and high efficiency. Perfect replacement for the old OEM speakers.
Cons: None that I can say.
A great value for a good set of speakers
I should have boxed them up and used the factory pair from 87
Pros: They fit in the factory spot
Cons: Weak sound
GREAT SPEAKER FOR THE PRICE AND MUCH BETTER THAN STOCK SPEAKERS!
Pros: EASY TO INSTALL AND SOUND GREAT!
By far this is no incredible speaker. It struggles with lows, as any oval speaker will, but the mids and highs are pretty crisp. I put these in my '02 F250 Crew Cab and they fit perfectly. Did a really good job of spiffing up the sound to a 12 year old vehicle. Next up is a single sub and we should have great sound!
Pros: Inexpensive, mids and highs are crispy
Cons: Lows are lacking
I replaced my factory Ford F150 speakers with these. I get a much brighter, fuller sound now. The old factory ones did their duty for 9 years but it was time for an update. The new Pioneers make drives much more enjoyable now.
Pros: Much better sound for the road.
Replacements for OEM speakers in a 1994 Ford Probe project car, the installation was effortless and the sound quality is excellent. A definite recommend.
Pros: Low cost. Easy of installation. Customer support. Quality of sound.
Kenwood really phoned it in on this one. Just going from a single cone to a coaxial should have been more of an improvement than this. Ford did a better job on the OEM than KW did on these. Bought 2 pair and put in the rear door ones first, doubt if I'll bother putting the front pair in. I'll get better sound from a pair of Polk DB521/DXi525 5¼" ones with adapters than what these produce. Crutchfield would be better off not selling these so they won't be disappointing folks that would've gotten something else from them instead.
Pros: They fit.
Cons: "For the money" let's them off easy. If you're going to go through the effort of pulling body panels to upgrade your speakers, your ride deserves better than these.
Outstanding product for the price!
Pros: Sound Quality is SUPERB, Bluetooth Hands Free Capable, CD, MP3 Ready, Various Color Display Options, Remote, Too many Pros to list!!!
Cons: No Cons to List!
First, these sound great for what they are. Particularly, the highs are crisp and the tweeters have held up nicely over periods of long use. As with any 5x7 or 6x8 setup, you are not going to get amazing lows, as expected, but mid-level bass with these is somewhat punchy and clear. They sounded good with the factory head unit... After I paired them with a new Kenwood unit from Crutchfield, they sound much better. Mid and high-range sounds are clear and can take ever watt of volume put at them without distorting from the 22 watts RMS from the Kenwood head unit. Interestingly, mine came with adjustable/directional tweeter domes. Not sure if this was a change in the model or what (part number is the same) but they sound great. The wiring harnesses from Crutchfield are not necessary, but are a nice bonus to anyone unfamilier with speaker install or weak electrical background. I would definitely buy these again.
Pros: Crisp highs, highs do not distort at high volume, overall great sound for this size.
Decent speakers for the price..
Pros: Exact replacement for my Ranger, fit perfect in the factory locations,
Cons: could use a little more deep bass
|Tweeter Design||1" Balanced Dome|
|Parts Warranty||1 Year|
|Labor Warranty||1 Year|
|Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter)||92|
|Sensitivity at 2.83 volts||N/A|
|Frequency Response||35 - 22k Hz|
|Minimum RMS Wattage||2|
|Maximum RMS Wattage||30|
|Peak Power Handling (Watts)||250|
|Top-mount Depth (Inches)||2 3/8|
|Bottom-mount Depth (Inches)||2 11/16|
|Cutout Diameter or Length (inches)||0|
Tweeters: Each speaker has a 1" PEI balanced dome tweeter. A semi-dome tweeter has a dome placed inside a cone. Balanced dome tweeters are semi-dome tweeters with equal reproduction area given the cone and dome portions of the tweeter. PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) is a polymer film that produces a wide soundstage for superior imaging.
Mounting Applications: Kenwood describes this speaker as a 6x8, but it also fits many 5x7 applications. Please check the Crutchfield Vehicle Selector to confirm fit.
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Kenwood's Sport Series car speakers replace your factory speakers, sound great even if you keep your factory stereo, and are an affordable upgrade for great sound.
Less than hoped for [ BRUCE Sep 09, 2014 ]
Hi, It's not bad, but I have a convertible and I'm just listening to rock music. I have not complaints though. I don't have an amplifier hooked up to it either. Hope that helps. [ MICHAEL P. Sep 07, 2014 ]
No, they don't have a good amount of anything the six stock single cone speakers in my E350 van sounded better. These were so horrible I sent the second pair back after installing the first pair in the back doors. No 6 x 8 will deliver truly good base, but these couldn't deliver anything decent. I ended up going with a pair of Pioneer TS-D6802R for the middle pair (very clean highs & midrange, average bass) and a pair of Kenwood KFC-X683C up front (similar sound, not quite as clean) I left the pair of KFC-C6865S in the back doors because it's an 11 passenger van and they can't insult my ears from way back there ;) [ GLENN Sep 05, 2014 ]
I'd say the bass response is well within what I would expect from a 6x8" speaker. [ DAVID Sep 05, 2014 ]
Better than most in their price range but nothing earthshaking. They were a nice improvement over what I did have, an off brand and I was looking for better balance rather than bass. [ David Sep 05, 2014 ]