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Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

CD receiver with free SiriusXM satellite radio tuner

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The CDE-SXM145BT CD receiver gives you the great sound you expect from Alpine, plus SiriusXM satellite radio's amazing variety of music, sports, news, and entertainment.

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Amazing Alpine sound, great SiriusXM programming

The CDE-SXM145BT CD receiver gives you the great sound you expect from Alpine, plus SiriusXM satellite radio's amazing variety of music, sports, news, and entertainment.

The SiriusXM programming (subscription required) comes through the SXV200A SiriusXM tuner that's included with this receiver. You'll also enjoy these convenient features:

  • iTunes® Tagging, which allows you to mark songs for purchase later at the iTunes store;
  • SiriusXM Replay™ for pause, rewind and replay of up to 60 minutes of live content;
  • Song Alert and Artist Alert, which constantly scans all channels for your favorites;
  • and Game Alert™ which lets you know when your favorite NFL, NBA, NHL or college teams is playing live.

The CDE-SXM145BT also includes Tune Scan and Tune Start, which let you rewind and replay content you might have missed while listening to another channel. Tune Scan lets you quickly preview what's playing on each of the 6 preset channels on your selected band preset. When you hear something you like, Tune Start buffers up to 30 minutes of programming, so you can back up and play your song from the beginning.

The SXV200A SiriusXM tuner plugs directly into this receiver. You'll also need an XM or SiriusXM subscription.  Satellite radio service is available only within the lower 48 states — not available in Hawaii or U.S. territories. Limited service is available in Alaska.

Built-in Bluetooth™

Hands-free calling isn't just a convenience these days, it's practically a necessity. The CDE-SXM145BT includes built-in Bluetooth, so you can talk safely and stream music from Pandora Internet Radio using your iPhone.

Great for your stored iPod® and iPhone® content, too

Of course, you can also use the receiver controls to navigate your iPod's music library — just plug in your device to the convenient front-panel USB input and get ready to rock out (or chill out, depending on your preference). Alpine's rotary encoder makes really easy to find your favorite songs, albums, artists, or playlists quickly. Your copilots will love Passenger Control Mode, which lets them play DJ while you focus on driving.

App Direct Mode opens up more music

If you have an iPhone®, you know that the music you've stored on it is only part of the story — streaming apps let you tune into a plethora of music and other programs. The CDE-SXM145BT features App Direct Mode, which gives you access to select music apps. App Direct Mode offers limited control over your apps, with features such as play/pause and next track.

Ready for expansion

A powerful internal amp gives you plenty of headroom to turn up the volume without the sound getting distorted and harsh. You can adjust the overall tone to taste with the 3-band parametric EQ, which allows you to choose the centerpoint for your bass, midrange, and treble controls.

Alpine CDE-SXM145BT CD receiver

This Alpine's user-friendly controls make it easy to operate on the road.

If you want to take the performance up another notch, you can plug Alpine's KTP-445A Power Pack directly into to the CDE-SXM145BT. This plug-and-play powerhouse kicks up the output to a robust 45 watts RMS per channel, but it requires almost no wiring and takes up very little space. If you want to bring on the bass, this Alpine also features two sets of RCA preamp outputs, perfect for adding a powered sub or an amp.

Want to keep your steering wheel controls?

In most cars, you'll need an adapter to retain those controls with this car stereo. Connect a few wires, then program the adapter for your particular car and radio, and you'll retain the convenience of your steering wheel controls. You'll see the adapters that work with your vehicle when you add this receiver to your cart.

Bluetooth note: Use of this receiver's Bluetooth features will depend upon your phone's Bluetooth capabilities. Learn more in our article explaining Bluetooth profiles.

iPod/smartphone note: If you're going to use your iPod or smartphone with this receiver, be sure to check "Details" for compatibility information.

Product Highlights:

    General features:
    • CD receiver with AM/FM tuner
    • includes SVX200A SiriusXM tuner kit (requires subscription, sold separately)
    • made for iPod and iPhone
    • built-in Bluetooth for hands-free calling and streaming audio
    • built-in MOSFET amplifier (18 watts RMS CEA-2006/50 peak x 4 channels)
    • App Direct Mode offers basic control of many streaming music apps
    • plays CDs loaded with MP3 and WMA files
    • remote control ready
    Audio features:
    • 3-band parametric equalizer with ten presets
    • high- and low-pass filters, subwoofer phase switch
    • iPod direct control via USB input — no adapter necessary, but adding Alpine's optional cable lets you leave your iPod cable at home
    • inputs: front USB and auxiliary inputs
    • outputs: 4-channel preamp outputs (2-volt front, rear/subwoofer)
    Other features and specs:

    What's in the Box:

    • CD receiver (10A ATC fuse inserted in chassis)
    • Sleeve (installed)
    • Trim ring (installed)
    • Face (attached)
    • Wiring harness
    • SiriusXM Connect tuner module (SXV200A)
    • SiriusXM Antenna (w/ attached 23' cable terminate by a right-angle SMB connector)
    • Hard plastic face case
    • Microphone w/ attached 13' cable terminated by a right-angle male 3.5mm connector (inside face case)
    • Sun-visor bracket (inside face case)
    • Two-sided tape (inside face case)
    • 4 Flat-head ISO-DIN screws (M5 x 8mm)
    • Face fixing screw
    • 2 Radio removal tools
    • Rubber wedge
    • Alcohol Prep Pad
    • Owner's Manual CD-ROM
    • Quick Reference Guide (En/Fr/Sp)
    • Online Product Registration
    • Computer Requirements booklet
    • SiriusXM Connect Installation Guide
    • SiriusXM 12-Month Limited Warranty

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    Excellent deck. Improvement in sound quality even before replacing factory speakers.

    Dustin, Colorado Springs, CO


    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT Reviews

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    (155 Reviews)

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    Dustin from Colorado Springs, CO on 1/16/2018

    1996 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent deck. Improvement in sound quality even before replacing factory speakers.

    Pros: Ease of assembly, amazing clarity

    Cons: none

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    Tim from Lake Isabella, CA on 12/28/2017

    1995 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good radio so far

    Pros: Good unit

    Cons: No info on rebate subscribed yesterday

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    Gregorio E. from Albuquerque, NM on 12/10/2017

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great sound quality. Set up instructions for Bluetooth good and it works very well, receiving person called indicates very clear sound coming thru their phone. Sirius also easy to set up. Clock instructions have to be read a few times.


    Cons: No instructions or paperwork enclosed for $70.00 rebate for unit. Is the rebate the 3 months free of Sirus service?

    Crutchfield response on 12/19/2017 Once we saw this review, our Customer Support team reached out to Gregorio to get him the rebate information.

    Nice receiver

    Troy from Mica, WA on 11/29/2017

    1989 Toyota Pickup
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very nice, easy install.

    Pros: Easy setup

    Cons: The rebate requires a subscription to satellite radio...

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    Anonymous from Arlington, WA on 10/29/2017

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Work great easy to install love satellite radio



    Intuitive and sound that go beyond!

    David from Longmeadow, MA on 9/10/2017

    1984 BMW 318I
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very happy with sound, options and fit. An easy install less than 30 minutes. Easy features to set and intuitive controls and design. My son loves it!

    Pros: Easy intuitive controls and install. Sound is great and fit, finish is perfect. Well worth it, great value

    Cons: None!

    Clarity, easy to read, great sound

    Adam from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA on 9/6/2017

    2003 Jeep Wrangler
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    LOVE LOVE LOVE IT! Way more clarity and quality than i was expecting. So simple to use, Bluetooth is clear as a bell and logs on the instant the power is on. All options are a simple turn of the knob and choose your option. Came extremely well packed, all the mounting options and power cords, ground and wire protection allcomplete and well packaged. More than enough cable lengths. Tons of power for the unit as well. Love it and a easy do it yourselfer

    Pros: Great fit. More than enough mounting options, cables and accessories

    Cons: None. I really couldnt come up with one.

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    Anonymous from Mason, MI on 9/2/2017

    2015 Subaru Forester
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    for the money this is a great unit. Sound is very good, includes the Sirius receiver and head unit is very easy to install. Installing the microphone and Sirius antenna require you are comfortable with removing interior trim and working with exterior molding. If you plan and are careful the job takes an afternoon. There are no inputs in the rear of the unit so factory built in connections will not work so you connect your phone via blue tooth and charge with a cabin cord or connect your phone with the front USB port. Would be nice if the tuner could display the radio station call letters. Overall for the money this works!

    Pros: Great features and sound for the money.

    Cons: Does not display radio station call letters.

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    Brad from Brimfield,IL. on 8/31/2017

    Got this in the crossfire I just brought works great, wish they had a home docking station. That way l could use it at home. Like the Sirius radios

    Pros: Great radio

    Cons: No home docking station

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    Anonymous from University Park, PA on 8/21/2017

    1998 Acura 3.2TL
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Just what I was hoping for in my '98 TL. Went in easily, works like a charm.

    Pros: Easy install, works great, easy to use for technologically-challenged person.

    Cons: None.


    John from Overland Park, KS on 7/28/2017

    1968 Pontiac GTO
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    A great unit with plenty of power.

    Pros: Available options


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    Anonymous from Piti Guam, U. S. A. on 7/18/2017

    2014 Scion FR-S
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I love it. It works beautifully. No problems installing.



    A very nice upgrade

    Keith from Perrysburg, OH on 7/18/2017

    2006 Hyundai Sonata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I installed this in a 2006 Sonata. I haven't done a dyi car radio install in nearly 30 years. This one was pretty much a breeze with the instructions provided by Crutchfield. Nice crisp sound and great having XM and USB input. Very happy camper now.



    Nice radio

    Larry from Dunnellon, Fla. on 6/29/2017

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very nice radio. Fits perfect. (1999 Kenworth) Excellent service (Ziggy) answered any and all questions from fit to features. Arrived on time and I had no problem installing.

    Pros: Service, price, quality

    Cons: None

    Great sound

    Bob from Buena Vista, CO on 4/21/2017

    2017 Ford E-450
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy to use and good sound



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    Anonymous from Peterborough, NH on 3/28/2017

    Great bang for the buck. Alpine quality at a affordable price.



    Good choice

    Chuck from Roanoke VA on 3/13/2017

    2006 Toyota Tacoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Installed in 2006 tacoma. Super easy install with supplied diagrams, trim kit and suggested wiring kit. Had all wires run for Bluetooth mic, xm, and unit in an afternoon. Up and running in no time. Sounds great with no additional amp and stock speakers. But I wasn't looking for top end sound, either. All in all, well worth it.

    Pros: Easy install, sounds great


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    Anonymous from Blacksburg, VA on 2/26/2017

    2001 Ford F-350
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Alpine quality speaks for itself. No surprises. No Disappointments. Installed this head unit, four Alpine speakers and an Alpine amp in a 2001 Ford F350 SD Lariat Super Cab. Performance is incredible! Simple installation. Highly recommend anything Alpine!



    Great radio

    Cliff from Paige, TX on 2/8/2017

    1999 Volkswagen Jetta
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is a great radio from Alpine. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars is that there is no way to get the display for SiriusXM stations to show the artist and song title without hitting a button...



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    Sean from Santa Barbara, CA on 1/13/2017

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Radio works as expected. I could not get $70 rebate



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    Anonymous from Irvine, CA on 1/5/2017

    2007 Toyota Corolla
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Looks great and sounds even better. Thanks Crutchfield. This installation was easy and flawless. Excellent stereo for a basic upgrade from the stock toyota one.



    Outstanding value

    Al from Orangevale, Ca on 12/1/2016

    2002 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy to install. Works as expected. It's great to have the no hands Bluetooth and satellite built in. Sounds great and is very attractive. I would highly recommend it.

    Pros: Easy to install sounds great

    Cons: I have no complaints.

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    joseph from Millville, NJ on 11/14/2016

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    awesome, replaced the factory oem in my 2004 chevy blazer,also bought the amp. just plugs in, easy install. excellent help from artie at crutchfield.

    Pros: liked it so much I bought a second one for my 95 camaro

    Cons: should have got it a long time ago

    Bluetooth drops out constantly

    Anonymous from Atlanta on 10/26/2016

    I have two complaints about this stereo: 1. The ringer. It is louder than a freight train. I've even gone into the settings and turned it down as much as possible. But when I get a call, a deafening digital ring goes off, separate from my phone, and after hitting "pick up" it often rings once or twice more. It makes getting a call a truly awful experience. Once I'm connected, I have a very good connection. People often don't believe I'm on speaker. But that ringer... 2. Bluetooth is horrible. It constantly drops audio. It's come to the point where you can't even listen to a single sentence in a podcast without it dropping out 3 times. I went in and cleared out all my saved connections and reestablished everything and that fixed the problem...for a couple days. Now it's back again. Does it on multiple phones. Oh, wait, 3. The aux-in stopped working entirely. I'm looking around for firmware updates, but I don't see any, so I think I'm just stuck with this barely working stereo...

    Pros: Good call sound quality. USB Audio is a nice feature

    Cons: Ringer is louder than 747. Bluetooth audio drops out every few seconds.

    Crutchfield response on 10/26/2016 If you purchased this product from Crutchfield, feel free to contact our Tech Support team. They can walk you through the settings on the product and see if there may be a fix. Our toll-free Tech Support number is printed on your invoice, and is also available under the "My Orders" tab in the "My Account" section of our website.

    GREAT replacement stereo

    Blair from Alpharetta, GA on 10/16/2016

    1999 Chevrolet Corvette
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product, much better than GM C5 Corvette came with. Sirius satelite is a real bonus. Much better use of the Bose speakers that came with the car, e.g. adjustable subwoofers on each speaker

    Pros: sound, separate subwoofers, base, midrange and treble adjustments, Sirius satelite

    Cons: Could have better visibility of Sirius channels, artists

    First Time Alpine Installer

    Ron from Cartersville, GA on 8/8/2016

    2004 Hyundai Elantra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Had to install item 4 times till I got it right. An online video differed from instructions that were included. The standard trim ring that comes with the unit was the problem. The instructions need to be made clearer on what should be done.

    Pros: Ease of use


    Great head unit

    Billy H from Georgia on 8/4/2016

    2003 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Always have bought Alpine and they definitely didn't disappoint with this unit either

    Pros: Easy install, great looks and amazing sound quality


    Alpine all the way!

    Patrick S. from Royalston, MA on 8/1/2016

    1994 Chevrolet G Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I love Alpine products and have since I was a teen! I purchased my first head unit in 1984 and have not looked back since. I have never purchased anything but Alpine for good reason! They are the best! This unit is no different and I love its ease of use, installation and amazing quality. The sound even in my stock speakers in the RV are great....I was considering upgrading but with the super high quality Alpine unit I do not need to. Simply the best!

    Pros: Ease of use, easy to install, fantastic quality!

    Cons: None

    So far, so good

    TC from Chester, VA on 7/4/2016

    2008 Nissan Xterra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Works nicely so far! I like it!



    Disappointing Quality, Awful Installation experience

    Dirk B. from San Francisco, CA on 4/29/2016

    2007 Honda CRV EX
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is my second or third purchase from Crutchfield and likely my last. I purchased this Alpine system to get Sirius/XM and hands free bluetooth in my car. I also purchased the installation because I am not savvy with this stuff. The installation was fast but I was a little disappointed that the microphone for the bluetooth was just plugged into the auxilary input and clamped to the air vent instead of being installed from the back and the wire fitted around the windshield to the rear-view mirror. Oh well. A couple of months later the unit fell back into the dash about two inches. I called Crutchfield who referred me to their installation contractor who had me send them pictures of the problem. The installer came back and reinstalled the unit. A week later the Sirius antennae wire began to droop into the knee well on the passenger side and a couple weeks later it detached. I called the contractor directly but never got a call back. At nearly the same time the unit stopped reading out the names of stations, artists, time, etc. It will only show the actual station dial location. I managed to get the antennae attached again myself but am super disappointed in the entire transaction and would not do it again.

    Pros: Good sound quality. Fairly easy to use.

    Cons: No integrated bluetooth microphone. Bad installation...twice. Unit stops giving. Most text display features stopped working after a few months. iTunes tagging not working. Buttons are very small.

    Alpine rec'r with Sirius

    Joe Mc from Kansas City, MO on 4/21/2016

    2010 Toyota Prius
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Install went smoothly, skipped the steering wheel adapter, never use it . Had a problem with a door speaker dropping out with the old factory unit--still got it. Have to go back into the dash and check wiring. Wish Crutchfield would supply the crimp-on connectors that are shown in the directions. Could only find butt connectors for sale in my hood, and they are not convincing.



    Crutchfield response on 4/27/2016 Crutchfield does indeed sell crimp connector kits and Posi-Product connectors that can help with car stereo installations.

    Great radio at a great price

    Sam S from San Juan Bautista, CA on 4/10/2016

    2010 Chrysler Town and Country
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This was a replacement for the failing factory radio in my wife's van. She wanted controls and features that were similar to original. The Alpine had everything she needed and more. We gave up on AM/FM years ago as it is all commercials and static. So the included satellite receiver and the dual aux ports were essential. We may utilize the Blue Tooth down the road.

    Pros: I liked that the satellite receiver was included. My wife likes it and that's what my goal was.

    Cons: I'm a little disappointed with the display text. Since I couldn't get the CD-rom instructions to play on any of our computers, I may just be missing a critical step in the set up.

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    Al from Rio Rancho, New Mexico on 3/7/2016

    2007 Honda Ridgeline
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good sound Wish the stereo would read out the name of the station and titles

    Pros: Great sound and good price

    Cons: Does not read out the titles and the stations.

    Very Impressed

    Gary L from New Ulm, TX on 3/6/2016

    2005 Dodge Ram 3500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Huge sound improvement over my 2005 Dodge Dully factory radio. Simple installation and tech help was superb! Has way more technical attributes than I will ever figure out how to use, but love the Bluetooth and the hands free phone capability.


    Cons: None

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    Lonnie from palo, IA on 3/6/2016

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Awesome receiver with all of the bells and whistles that we were looking for all at a terrific price. We love it!

    Pros: Everything

    Cons: Nothing

    Great car stereo

    Joseph from Jefferson, NC on 3/5/2016

    2000 Toyota Tacoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product! This stereo was for my son's first vehicle. I bought and installed an Alpine stereo in my first car, about 30 yrs ago, and I wanted to do the same with my son. So it was as much about the experience and time with my son as it was about the stereo. Alpine once again does not disappoint. Great sound and with obvious more features, such as Bluetooth connectivity and satellite radio. Easy to install, sounds incredible but navigating thru set-up is time consuming.

    Pros: Install, sound, looks great

    Cons: Set-up, just challenging

    Awesome Product!!!

    Scott A. from houma, LA on 3/1/2016

    2004 Ford Mustang
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I've always loved Alpine and at such a great price, how can you pass this head unit up?? Sound quality is great and it doesn't take a rocket scientist to work it. It comes with a DVD and written instructions....How can you go wrong?? Would definitely recommend this deck to anyone! !




    Tds from Columbus , Georgia on 2/14/2016

    1998 Chevrolet Corvette
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Will not stream audio from android. Voice hands free stinks.



    Crutchfield response on 2/15/2016 Once we saw this review, our Tech Support team reached out to help the customer. We'll either help him get the receiver working the way it should, or help him return it for an exchange or refund.

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    PaulG from South Carolina on 1/11/2016

    2005 Chevrolet Suburban
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This CD player worked awesome in my Harley Davidson fairing. It was also attach to the Alpine 45x4 amp kit. The sound rocked my 4 5.25 speakers

    Pros: BT feature is awesome. Included Sirius tuner is a plus. Sounds and features are very good.

    Cons: None

    Alpine Fan

    ARchitect from California on 1/1/2016

    2006 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I've been an Alpine fan for over 20 years and the CDE-SXM145BT - my latest - does not disappoint. I bought this head unit to replace the factory unit in my 2006 Jeep Rubicon Unlimited with the 7 speaker system. It has a small sub-woofer in the console, 5 1/4" overhead and 4x6 two-ways in the dash. When I decided to replace the factory head unit - due to the volume knob ceasing to work properly - I planned a staged, total system replacement. The Alpine was to be the first step. However, after installing it, the whole system came alive. Suddenly, my factory speakers didn't sound so weak. I heard highs they had never produced before, and the little 6 3/4" sub wasn't such a sorry excuse anymore. Now its nothing like a pair of 12" fed by a 1500 watt amp, but the difference for the factory unit was amazing. I'll likely keep the factory cones a little longer - at least until the "new" becomes "normal". Then I'll upgrade the speakers and get to experience the "new" all over again. Thanks Crutchfield.

    Pros: Easy replacement of factory unit. Crutchfield supplied all of the wiring harness, antenna adapter, mounting adapter and vehicle specific instructions as a matter of course AND for free, so that I got everything I needed to install it without having to reorder to get the parts I didn't know I needed. That is true front-end Customer Service. I won't go anywhere else.

    Cons: Not one

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    Martin from Missouri on 12/16/2015

    2010 Dodge Grand Caravan
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this unit to replace the factory unit in my 2010 Dodge Grand Caravan. It's a nice unit, but it's a lot more difficult to operate than the factory unit. I like the fact that it scans the text for the Sirius XM tuner. But it quits scanning after it scans through the info one time. For instance, it will scan "Bluegrass Junction" one time. Then it stops scanning and just says, "Bluegrass." I know these are minor issues. I like the setting that lets me set the FM tuner, Sirius Satellite tuner, and CD player to compensate for different volume levels. Overall, it's a nice unit. I also like the factory preset eq. And an automatic volume adjustment would be nice.

    Pros: Love the sound. It's much better than the factory unit. Installation was pretty simple and straight forward.

    Cons: The buttons are small and hard to see at night. I wish it had two knobs, a volume and a tuner knob. Some of the settings are a little hard to understand, but a careful review of the instructions clears it up. There are gaps around the face plate. Also the shiny metal of the din sleeve was visible around the edges until I removed the face plate and used a black magic marker so the shiny metal wasn't visible. Again just some minor issues.

    Love the Radio and Cruthfield Service

    Teece from Illinois on 12/14/2015

    2000 Honda CRV
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Want a new Radio for my CRV and Cruthfield made it easy, easier than Amazon when you factor in the free extras and the Great customer Service making the Installation Quick and pain free...... Thanks Again

    Pros: Quality product , quick shipping , great value


    Check antenna

    Jimmy from California on 12/11/2015

    The sirius XM portion of the radio keeps losing signal, states check antenna, then suddenly comes back on. The 3 sirius bands keep getting jammed so you are unable to switch bands and are stuck with only 6 pre-sets instead of 18. The unit definitely has problems which show poor workmanship in design. Better off with a unit without sirius radio. Would not buy another Alpine. Very cheaply made, you get what you pay for.

    Pros: Cheap unit, looks nice

    Cons: Poor quality of workmanship, channels jam up and signal on satellite keeps dropping out. Sound quality very poor compared to other similar radios not made by Alpine. Cannot recall pre-set satellite channels.

    Good radio

    Kprice from Georgia on 12/8/2015

    1995 Dodge Dakota
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great radio, only thing I don't like is the equalizer or lack of it. you can adjust the sounds but just like you would on a factory stereo. other than it is a great product.




    Kevin from Virginia Beach VA on 12/7/2015

    1992 Ford F Series
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is my 4th alpine head unit, gets better every year and a plus that it came with a free Sirius /Xm receiver

    Pros: Hands free phone calls Bluetooth rca amp inputs good rms output

    Cons: None

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    J.T. from Texas on 11/17/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very compact, high quality, and capable unit. Easy to operate after set up... and yes, it looks cool. Having the USB port in front was a good improvement from the last model. Installation instructions were clear (very important for a novice like me).

    Pros: High quality and coolness factor. Good versatility, easy to operate after set up.

    Cons: Requires a bit of careful reading to learn the various options.

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    AT from Illinois on 10/29/2015

    2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Performed as well as I was hoping. Would recommend to anyone.

    Pros: All features worked as promised.


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    Mark H from Clyde,NC on 10/20/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is very nice head unit with all the new technology

    Pros: Bluetooth xm ready


    Really Good

    DB from Ohio on 9/8/2015

    2003 Jeep Wrangler
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I'm no audiophile, but I installed this in a 2003 Wrangler and the difference over the stock head unit was amazing. Installation was a 'real' snap with the supplied instructions and add-on harness. I installed without any additional amp and it's great, but I also ordered the Alpine KTP-445A amp later to boost the lower end. No real dings on not giving 5 starts, I just reserve that ranking for stuff that completely blows me away. Great unit, easy to install, lots of functions and features that are beyond my understanding, but for plug-n-play it's great. I'll get somebody to explain what 3Band EQ does and how adjusting the high and low band filters make a difference (if I tried to adjust them, what am I listening for ?).

    Pros: Easy install Great sound

    Cons: None so far

    Great Sound

    Definite Biy!! from Texas on 9/7/2015

    Great Product, installed in my 2006 GT Mustang with the factory shacker 500 sound system all I can say is WOW great sound!!!. I read a review about radio does not stay on with engine off but mine stays on so maybe they wired his wrong, all in all Great Radio!!!!

    Pros: Everything about it

    Cons: None

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Anonymous from New York on 8/19/2015

    Great equip at a great price


    Cons: None

    Not bad...slightly disappointed

    MB E320 from North Carolina on 8/9/2015

    2001 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I was disappointed with the sound quality. My OEM radio for my 2001 Mercedes E320 died on me so I had to get a new radio. I wanted satellite radio so I bought this one based on the reviews. The E320 came with a Bose system, and the sound quality of the original was very good, good bass and a clear sound. The Alpine does not deliver the same deep clean sound. I played around with the equalizer, but it doesn't help. Also, the OEM radio stayed on when the engine was off when the ignition was on the "aux" position. With the new Alpine, the radio shuts off when I shut off the engine. The Alpine will only stay on when the engine is on.

    Pros: Satellite radio. Easy to use.

    Cons: -Sound quality on my MB E320 is not very good. -The engine has to be on in order for the radio to work.

    Crutchfield response on 8/11/2015 We forwarded this review to our Technical Support team for follow-up. Lifetime tech support comes with every Crutchfield purchase.

    The unit work great. Easy to setup

    Mike C. from Cleveland, Ohio on 7/26/2015

    2004 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Installation was easy.

    Pros: Easy to Setup

    Cons: None

    Good sound

    Jack V from Colorado on 7/26/2015

    2005 Dodge Ram 2500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    For the price it is a good unit- The directions for installation were very inadequate. I had to call Crutchfield 4 times to get it installed. The biggest issue is that you have to solder all the connections on the adapters and the instructions don't give you enough information! The good news they are great about helping you! You might think the rebate is on the unit itself, but the rebate is actually for 3 months of SiriusXM service.

    Pros: The price and sound

    Cons: Bad directions and the connectors should be prewired.

    Amazing product!

    ChrisB from Alabama on 7/20/2015

    1997 Jaguar XK8
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this radio to replace the factory system in my 1997 Jaguar XK. The radio is everything it's advertised to be. Easy installation. The radio is pretty intuitive to operate and the Sirius is an added bonus. I would definitely recommend this product to anyone looking to upgrade their factory system.

    Pros: Easy installation and intuitive operation.

    Cons: Radio does not have the option of changing the display color.

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Anonymous from Arizona on 7/12/2015

    2004 Dodge Ram 2500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Doesn't display channel info (i.e. "60's channel" on XM)




    DTF from Hawkinsville, GA on 7/12/2015

    1998 Chevrolet Tahoe
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great system



    Great Unit

    Marc from Virginia on 6/11/2015

    2004 Ford Econoline
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I purchased this receiver for my fathers van and it was a quick and easy install. The unit was a little boring on the face plate but other than that I really like it.

    Pros: Easy install

    Cons: Boring face plate


    Chris from Safford Az. on 6/1/2015

    1996 Dodge Ram 3500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great sound for a reasonable price. Very easy to install

    Pros: Ease of instalation



    W from Columbus ohio on 5/4/2015

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very pleased with my purchase set up was easy and the sound quality is exceptional

    Pros: Ease of installation and design! Love the USB PORT in the face plate

    Cons: Bluetooth speaker notice cancellation isn't that good

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    JayL from Texas on 4/28/2015

    2007 Nissan Frontier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Has all the features I was looking for in an aftermarket unit!



    Nice upgrade

    Hamster from Connecticut on 3/22/2015

    2009 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    THis radop was an upgrade that replaced an OEM unit without XM or Bluetooth. I am very happy with it. Install was pretty smooth. My only gripes are the limited display and tiny control buttons but to pack this much functionality into a unit this small they don't have much choice. Buy this unit is you are considering something in this range. You will be happy.

    Pros: Functionality

    Cons: Display is limited Control buttons are small

    Very happy with this Alpine

    Jim J from Blairsville, GA on 3/9/2015

    2002 Mitsubishi Montero
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I am very happy with this Alpine unit especially the interface to the included Sirius module. I am still learning all of the operations but think this single din system is just what I needed to replace the early 2000 factory head unit in my car. Works well, sounds good and was a great value.

    Pros: Ease of operation and installation.

    Cons: Preset channels are limited but not a big issue. Ambiant/automatic volume adjustment would be nice to have.

    Awesome Stereo

    RDeLeoJr from Covington, LA on 3/1/2015

    2004 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Love this stereo. Replaced a 15 year old Alpine with it because I wanted to add Sirius radio to my truck and it also has hands free calling. It's does all that and more!!! I am very impressed with the sound quality and look of my new stereo. I installed it myself with the installation kit that came with it.

    Pros: Great sound. Great looks. Great value. It's an Alpine.

    Cons: None

    Nice Unit!

    DKB from Banning, CA on 2/15/2015

    2006 Mercury Grand Marquis
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The unit is a great value with the satellite radio tuner included. The simplicity of the unit is what attracted me. The big blue button to power on/off and switch audio sources is a big plus while driving. It took a few minutes to get used to navigating the menu for settings. Great deal, nice unit....recommended!

    Pros: Simplicity of use. Great value.

    Cons: Menu navigation

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    Anonymous from Fairfield Ca on 1/26/2015

    2001 Jeep Cherokee
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good sound, satelite radio, bluetooth, work well

    Pros: Features and performance I wanted at a good value

    Cons: Symbols on face too small, not easy to read while driving, display text however is fine

    alpine cde-sxm145bt

    kevin r from north ls vegas on 1/22/2015

    2003 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Everything I wanted in a receiver easy to use and sounds great.

    Pros: Easy to use love the Bluetooth.

    Cons: No remote, and Bluetooth doesn't always connect.

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    to from Arkansas on 1/14/2015

    2002 GMC Yukon Denali
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very happy with receiver works well.



    Very Happy

    Mike from Bozeman, MT on 1/12/2015

    2003 Ford F-150
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I couldn't be happier it works great and the installation was super easy! It is everything I expected and more!

    Pros: Inexpensive and easy to install

    Cons: Just wish I could have more than 6 presets for XM if that is a Con??

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Anonymous from big sandy, tx on 12/28/2014

    2001 Volkswagen Beetle
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy Install with detailed instructions. Great sound over factory unit.



    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Doug H. from Pennington NJ on 12/7/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great radio for the money

    Pros: Does everything I need I one package.

    Cons: Single line display.

    Makes everything sound better

    Anonymous from Jonesborough. TN on 11/23/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Replaced factory Fosgate head in 02 sentra se-r. Had to use ground loop iso's w it to get rid of popping sound, think it had something to do w the stock amp. Took the stock system to a whole nother level. The speakers aren't muddy or quiet any more, in fact I've already blow 2 of the factory speakers all of which I'm about replace anyway.

    Pros: It has almost everything I need for my audio lifestyle.

    Cons: Only 2 sets of RCA outs. No rear aux in.

    GReat product- Voice Dial Not functional

    Chuck from Texas on 11/22/2014

    2009 Hyundai Sonata
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I chose five stars for overall value since this whole kit came up with a great price and included SIrius/XM tuner.This was for my wife's car and she, being a theater person, has to have show tunes nearly all of the time except for when it's time for Sinatra. Sound quality could be a touch better but for this price, we're cool with it. Ease of use is where the problem comes in. When she tries to use voice dial, it never seems to get the name right. This means a whole lot more time with eyes on the stereo instead of on the road. Coolness factor- well, it looks like an after market stereo in a semi-luxury class car. Build quality is pretty good but the controls are not as intuitive as they could be. One note, it is hard to read the display on a sunny day but I did not count off for this because that is a problem with the way the car is designed not the stereo. I just wanted to mention that for people reading the review and did not count off for it.

    Pros: Has every feature she wants in a car stereo head unit.

    Cons: Voice deal leaves a lot to be desired.

    Good unit with caveats

    EricK from Georgia on 11/22/2014

    2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is an overall fine unit that has all of the features I wanted. Overall sound quality is fabulous paired with Infiniti REF6502ix and Infiniti 3002cfx speakers (no amp). BT pairing with my iPhone worked without a hitch. I did notice that hands free call sound quality suffered as compared to my stock unit. Callers just don't sound as good as with my Toyota unit, and of course, I had to string the relatively ugly microphone which is now sticking out of my headliner. So if you want a great sounding unit full of what I'd consider nowadays to be pretty essential features, I'd say this is a great unit to buy. But, I have a few gripes. First off, the buttons on this unit just feel cheap. I'd go so far as to call them poor quality. You push them and get a fairly dissatisfying click. Sometimes you have to mash them to get them to work. Changing bands is a pain as the button isn't completely responsive. It is actually a little distracting to have to look down and find the smallish button and then watch to see if pushing it actually changed the band for you as expected. My second gripe is that the tuner doesn't seem to stay on the band you have it set. For example, start the vehicle listening to a station on SiriusXM band 2 and hit the button for another station on SiriusXM band 2 and you get the station programmed on that button on SiriusXM band 1. What? Why? PITA in my opinion.

    Pros: Sound quality Seamless bluetooth

    Cons: Button quality (cheap feel and not a decisive action) Doesn't stay on previously selected band.

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Scott from Lincoln NE on 11/19/2014

    2002 Dodge Ram 2500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great product,easy to install and set up.



    Really enjoying this system

    MikeC from North Carolina on 11/10/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I bought this to replace the stock radio in my Suburban. What a great addition! The sound is much clearer, the base is cleaner and the basic functions are easy to use after you read the quick start guide. I purchased this so I can connect my Iphone via Bluetooth to get my music and also have a hands free phone setup. Installation was straight forward and took about 2 hours total for someone with minimal experience. I had one small hitch during the install (wire was a different color than was indicated on the installation sheet). Literally a quick 3 minute call to Crutchfield and he very simply solved the problem. I was amazed at his knowledge and how quickly he was able to trouble shoot and verify that I was looking at the correct wire regardless of color. The controls are very simple to use once you understand what you are doing. I wouldn't call it intuitive but it is not terribly hard either. My only real complaint is that it doesn't come with a full users manual, they include a disc instead. Not the best way to get info on your radio when you are setting it up and learning the features. My phone (4S) pairs easily with the radio and I have been told that the call quality is like being on the phone and not hollow sounding on the other end like a speaker phone. The CD player handles the bumps well and I have yet to have it skip or have a problem due to road vibration. I am pleased with this unit and would buy another one like it should the need ever arise.

    Pros: Easy to use with the main 4 buttons together and easy to reach without distracting you from driving. Wonderful sound quality with factory speakers. Great phone features. Screen is easily read in both day and night situations

    Cons: It needs to come with a full manual Would like a choice of colors for the screenlighting (only has blue).

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Anonymous from Bagley, MN on 10/26/2014

    1987 Toyota Pickup
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good stereo so far

    Pros: Easy to use and navigate

    Cons: Xm antenna isn't the best

    Great item for the price

    Jimmy from Greenfield ma on 10/8/2014

    2012 GMC Sierra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I highly recommend this item for anyone looking for a clean easy to use design , xm radio , CD player , iPod , iPhone capable , complete it all with range of sound adjust .

    Pros: Too many to list .

    Cons: None

    A great upgrade!

    BigMercury from Roanoke, Va on 10/7/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I replaced the stock unit in my Grand Marquis along with an XM radio tuner. This is a great upgrade in sound quality and satellite radio performance. I really like the integrated Bluetooth feature and included microphone. I'm in the car for 800 to 1000 highway miles each week, and I wish I had installed this sooner. After two months in service the mic clip broke but the guys at Crutchfield send out a new one right away. You can't go wrong with this receiver or this retailer! Five stars!

    Pros: Sound quality, Bluetooth voice and audio integration, and Crutchfield service.

    Cons: There are none!

    Excellent product but even better service from Crutchfield

    RonW from San Diego CA on 10/6/2014

    2002 Dodge Ram 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Had to replace my XM radio so I decided to just get a whole new radio with the XM. So nice to have everything in one unit and everything works like it is suppose to.

    Pros: All in one everything you need Hooked up to steering wheel controls with extra kit on a vehicle that is 12 years old

    Cons: Almost does too much Too many things to remember to use all functions without keeping manual with you

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Craig from Tucson, AZ on 10/5/2014

    2007 Toyota Tacoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very happy with this unit.

    Pros: all the extras are built in.

    Cons: Button to change sound profile ( base treble bal etc...) is small and is best if used wile parked,

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    DaveF from Houston, TX on 10/2/2014

    1997 Toyota 4Runner
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Impressive sound even using the stock speakers in my 1997 4Runner. Can't really ask for more functionality.

    Pros: Satellite radio was easy to install. Bluetooth phone calls are clear. Reasonable amount of audio customization controls.

    Cons: One line of text display. Looks a little cheesy, in my opinion.

    Actually looking forward to spending more time in the car...

    Witt L from Atlanta, GA on 9/20/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I've wanted to get an Alpine setup for quite a while, but haven't pulled the trigger until this one. I am STOKED that I did. Install in my 2007 Subaru Impreza 2.5i Wagon was a snap with the kits and docs. The Sirius tuner was a huge bonus, and it came with 3 months of free service (with a 6 month agreement.) Just taking that offer combined with the tuner into consideration, this thing is a steal for the price. Works great with IPhone apps (Spotify, TuneIn Radio, Pandora, a ton of others) via Bluetooth and USB, the Sirius tuning functionality was easy to understand once I signed up and played around with it, and I really love the handsfree functionality. I did have a bit of trouble determining which input on the back was for the handsfree would have been nice if it were labeled, but easy enough to fix. I've also got an AM radio station that I tune into occasionally here in Atlanta, and my reception on the entire AM band is almost non-existent, which kind of sucks...I can get the same content via the TuneIn app, and stream directly over Bluetooth, so no real problem there. I coupled this unit with some replacement speakers for my front doors (Alpine SPS-510 5-1/4" 2-way Speakers) and they are the peanut butter to the CDE-SXM145BT's jelly. Great sound, simple EQ interface If you're thinking about getting a new receiver with Bluetooth, CD with MP3/WMA capability, USB port, and a SiriusXM tuner, you can't beat this one for the price. Thanks, Crutchfield!

    Pros: Feature set, easy to install, sounds amazing, SiriusXM tuner / trial

    Cons: AM reception, Mic port labeling (it's the top port, if anyone's curious!)

    Alpine SMX145BT

    TomG from Idaho on 9/19/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Alpine got it right with the SMX145T! Lots of easy to use features and an affordable price. I'm sure there are other units with a higher "coolness factor" but for the price this radio does all I need. And the Crutchfield staff are great!

    Pros: Easy to use controls, great sound and affordable.

    Cons: None yet.

    Great product!

    DomL from Fredericksburg VA on 9/16/2014

    1999 BMW M3
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Installed in a 99 BMW and had no issues at all during installation. Sound is great. It's easy to figure out how to use. Great replacement for the factory radio.

    Pros: Sound quality, XM and BT included

    Cons: None so far

    Great value

    Anonymous from Colonia, NJ on 9/10/2014

    2010 Dodge Ram 1500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Very happy with the way it works with iPhone. Phone feature works better then I had expected. Have not hooked up Sirius radio but by the way all the other features work flawlessly I'm sure it will too.



    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Anonymous from san francisco, ca. on 9/3/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    good unit for price



    97 Cavalier

    Mike from KY on 8/29/2014

    1997 Chevrolet Cavalier
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Easy Install, fit perfect in the dash.

    Pros: Perfect fit, SiriusXM components are small and easy to conceal.

    Cons: Radio Sleeve has a ton of tabs to lock into dash adapter, but still was loose on one side.


    Antparin from NJ on 8/26/2014

    2005 Mercury Mountaineer
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I absolutely love this thing! Much better than my stock receiver!

    Pros: Easy install. Great display screen. Sounds great.

    Cons: Bluetooth range

    great sound from radio.

    james from Midlothian tx on 8/24/2014

    2006 Ford Mustang
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great sounding radio for the price.



    Alpine review

    Hank from Ridge NY on 8/18/2014

    2004 Ford Expedition
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    If it's on sale get it.

    Pros: Great sound cool looking

    Cons: I wish the clock stayed on when you shut off the radio

    Good Value

    Rob from Spring Hill, TN on 8/17/2014

    2002 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good product at a good value

    Pros: Sirius, Bluetooth, CD, auxiliary and iPod...

    Cons: none

    Easy to use and the Voice command Bluetooth Great!!

    sally from Parshall, CO on 8/17/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I installed this Alpine CDE-SXM145BT in my 80 year old uncles Suburban. He wanted XM Radio and Hands Free Calling. It only took me 10 mins to Program his XM channels and show him how to operate it. He is very happy!



    Enjoying my alpine

    Gene from Ct on 7/20/2014

    2012 Harley Davidson Street Glide
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Installed it on my harley and works great with the handlebar thumb controls. Value wise the sirius receiver being included added more value. I had looked at various head units without the receiver, that would have been another 40 bucks

    Pros: Bluetooth and especially the sat radio receiver included


    Great system

    john from West Memphis, AR. on 7/18/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I was looking for a replacement radio for my truck. I wanted a radio with Sirius/xm radio built in it. I called Crutchfield and they explained that radios do not have built in Sirius/xm in it. I told them what I was wanting in a system. They sent me an email with a complete system including everything I would need to install it in my truck. The system is great. the radio plate fits like a glove. The wiring instructions was a great help. I installed the system really quickly with no problems at all. I will be buying speakers in the near future. Thanks very much.

    Pros: I really like how Crutchfield knows exactly what it take to change out a system and does everything for you but install it. You don't have to wonder what I will have to buy next to do the install. It is all there for you.

    Cons: none

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    JC from Bogalusa La on 7/1/2014

    2002 GMC Sierra 1500
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    KevinB from Florida on 6/30/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Needed new unit for a 1981 corvette. this unit with sirius is just what i was looking for to upgrade the classic driving exprience.

    Pros: single din, great sound

    Cons: cant hear my twin exaust!

    Good Unit

    llamatongue from Philadelphia, PA on 6/23/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Bought this for a road trip and loved it.

    Pros: When I plugged my iPhone 5s into the usb port, it charged the phone and gave me turn by turn instructions through the speakers.

    Cons: Must be listening to media from the iPhone to get turn by turn over the speakers and some times the phone is not recognized properly on first connect. However, worked fine if disconnected and reconnected.

    awesome radio that is growing in me everyday. I made the right decisi

    Steve W. from Lexington, Ky on 6/22/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Awesome radio

    Pros: It is user friendly. More amenities than I can count.

    Cons: None

    Nice Radio

    BurtH from King of Prussia, PA on 6/19/2014

    2007 Toyota Camry Solara
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    The radio has nice sound but not much in the way of adjusting the bass, midrange and treble. I don't use the cell phone attachment. I do wish it had a 5 CD changer which this replaced but no one makes them now.

    Pros: Nice set of features and has CD, and MP3 as well as Sirius.

    Cons: Not the full sound like the radio it replaced. Sirius is nice but fades in and out.

    Great all in one radio

    VP from Windham, NH on 6/14/2014

    1999 Ford Windstar
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This is overall and great in vehicle entertainment system. It has nearly every feature you want w/o the killer price tag.

    Pros: Easy to install. Includes AM/FM w presets, CD, USB, USB iPhone/pad/etc, Bluetooth for both your phone and/or playing music from your phone (wirelessly), SirusXM (all HW and antenna, not an add on later but no subscription), and an Aux in. Documentation is good / OK.

    Cons: Has everything but AM-Stereo and DVD (which this is I did not want in my vehicle for safety reasons).

    Great update to Jeep Liberty

    Mike from York,PA on 6/12/2014

    2006 Jeep Liberty
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I purchased this to replace my factory Infinity system with NAV since my speakers were shot and it no longer would read the map DVD. The Alpine sounds great with my new Kenwood speakers and looks good. its a much cleaner look than factory with a plug n play SAT radio I had. I love that the sat tuner was part of the package. install was not that hard except the jeeps wiring needed adapted but instructions were provided, once I had that and took my time it all was working good. Call quality so far with the hands free is good people seem to know they are on speaker phone but say they can hear me clearly unlike some devices I tried. BT audio play back is great with my Galaxy S3. it even begins playback where I stopped,even can changed tracks with my steering wheel controls. the tuner seems real good, it picks up lots of stations even with only my 13" off road style antenna. Again SAT radio controls built in is just awesome to me. Satellite sound quality is good as well. I have not used the CD player much or usb function but I'm sure those features work well too.

    Pros: Satellite tuner included good hands free call quality decent on board power,but some that want more bass should get an amp and sub, I am ok with it as is. Plenty of other features for the price steering wheel control ready 2 sets of pre-amp outputs to expand your system

    Cons: not color a changeable display display areas requires you to choose only one thing to display when in SAT mode (channel name, artist, song title) artist and title would be nice, but display is very readable. I would have preferred a double din head unit to this but one would not easily fit in the vehicle so this is an OK compromise.

    1999 suburban install

    ninerfan from citrus heights, ca. on 6/4/2014

    1999 Chevrolet Suburban
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Fit great, sounds great.

    Pros: Easy install great bluetooth with windows phone.

    Cons: Some of the adjustment buttons are a bit small

    excellent product

    Jayson from Bellingham, washington on 5/8/2014

    2008 Toyota Tacoma
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Always a fan of alpine products this one is no different. Great ipod controls, and Bluetooth.



    Great head unit

    PC Friendly from Bend, Or on 5/2/2014

    2004 Ford Mustang
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great Value, clear sound - much better than old head unit which wasn't bad to start with.

    Pros: Has XM Satellite included, Clear sound

    Cons: Menus a bit confusing.

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    u197cl from Long Island, NY on 4/14/2014

    2007 Ford Explorer Sport Trac
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Nice looking Radio, easy to install. Took a little getting used to the operation

    Pros: Easy to install, nice sound

    Cons: a little difficult to operate

    Mostly Great

    Sam from Dayton, OH on 4/9/2014

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I replaced an older Alpine that came with the car originally. I now have much improved sound, plus the SiriusXM radio function which I wanted. The CD player works nicely also. It is a bit tedious to use. I looked around a lot, and this was the only radio I found that did the things I want.

    Pros: Great reception, getting all kinds of stations that I did not get before. Many functions. Good sound, and easily adjusted. Display is very readable. Overall the product looks very good

    Cons: Understanding how to set the various functions is not obvious. I spent a lot of time with the manual trying to figure it out, but eventually got all working. I do not like that they do not provide a manual, but make you print out one from the CD provided if you want it. Going through the various functions (Tuner, CD, etc.) is in one direction only, and cannot reverse. Thus takes a while to find what you want sometimes.

    Not Impressed

    Lou M. from Warrington, Pa on 3/18/2014

    2003 Toyota Tundra
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    I'm a big fan of Alpine but this unit might change that opinion. I don't know if Ive received a bad unit or not but so far i have nothing good to say about it. The cd skips over bumps, I get nothing but complaints because of the sound quality when I use the BT feature which my phone, the XM signal constantly cuts out (my previous unit did have any problems), and at times Ill get a "Check Tuner" message on the display and it becomes totally useless. Looks like I'm a minority when it comes to liking this product but I hope you have better luck then I did. So sorry I bought it.

    Pros: Ease of installation

    Cons: XM signal cuts out cd skips call quality with the handsfree is horrible

    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT

    Peter D from Jamestown, ND on 3/10/2014

    2003 Honda Civic
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Good unit, nice sound, easy to install.

    Pros: Good sound. Decent power output.


    Alpine CDE-SXM145BT from Allen, Texas on 3/8/2014

    1998 Jeep Wrangler
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Excellent purchase. This unit was an easy install because Crutchfield said "it fit's my vehicle". The installation hardware upgraded my 1998 Jeep Wrangler to "modern day" My listening capabilities are virtually endless.

    Pros: Easy install / Has everything needed / EXCELLENT Lifetime Customer support / one of the best manufacturers of automobile stereo equipment.

    Cons: N/A

    Alpine Radio-Sirius-Bluetooh

    Bob V from Berkeley Hts. on 3/7/2014

    2002 Jeep Wrangler
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    This radio is the "bomb" sounds great, looks great, easy to use, has everything function you want in your car! Between the standard radio, Sirius radio, auxiliary functions and Bluetooth, what more could you ask for?

    Pros: With the Crutchfield installation kit, it was seriously a "breeze" to install. Two hours from start to enjoying my new sound!

    Cons: As a normal man I hate instruction manuals! You really need to study it to use all of the functions to their best advantage.

    Alpine radio

    Larry from Oxford ohio on 2/24/2014

    2000 Chrysler Town and Country
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    For the money this radio has everything I was looking for and sounds great. This package eliminates the need for having to buy extra accessories to make sirius/xm work right away. I would recommend to anyone looking for good radio.


    Cons: No cons


    Johnny m from kc mo on 2/23/2014

    2008 Mazda 3
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    Looks great sounds great



    Great unit, with a minor quibble

    JimG from Arizona on 2/20/2014

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    I bought this to replace a Toyota factory head unit. The sound quality is excellent, I have much cleaner, louder sound just using the factory amplifier and speakers. It has a great variety of inputs, and linking the Bluetooth with my phone is simple. I like that once it's been linked, all I have to do is get in my truck and it's linked and ready to go. There are plenty of options for tweeking the sound, but the built in EQ settings are fine for 95% of what I listen to. My only quibble with the unit is that when I'm listening to satellite radio, the unit doesn't scroll the song title and artist, but that is really a minor thing.

    Pros: Great sound, easy installation, plenty of inputs, Bluetooth integration is seamless.

    Cons: No scrolling display on satellite radio.

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    colon l from central Ilinois on 2/17/2014

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    This a awesome deck !! It does everything I could want except get Sirius radio. I switched my satellite service from old Sirius receiver to the 145BT and Imagine my surprise when it was only then that I learned it was XM only !!! It is my fault I know for not double checking to make sure that it was Sirius and not XM . Other than that I love this thing !!! this my 6th Alpine and like every other one this thing is GREAT!!!

    Pros: It does it all so well !!

    Cons: XM only . I am a Sirius guy .

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    Elder E from Oxford Alabama on 1/22/2014

    2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
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    This radio is great. I installed it in 15 minutes, it wouldn't have taken so long but my wife was pestering me.



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    Joy from Manteca CA on 1/20/2014

    2003 Volkswagen Beetle
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    Looks and sounds great in my Beetle.



    Awesome radio!

    Susie from Sarasota Fl on 1/19/2014

    2002 Ford Explorer
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    Amazing radio. Had a local shop install it and even they were impressed and said they wish they carried it. Absolutely love my new system.



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    Greg D from CT on 1/13/2014

    2004 Honda Element
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    Very nice sounding, feature laden unit. Plenty of power for a smaller vehicle. Read the easy to follow manual first.

    Pros: Lots of features. Nice, clean sound.

    Cons: Lots of features - don't attempt to learn some of the more obscure functions while driving. Some of the functions are not intuitive.

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    Audi driver from dallas texas on 1/1/2014

    1999 Audi A4
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    I bought this for my son's car. It was simple to install using the wiring harness adapter. My son is very pleased with the appearance and all the features that it has.

    Pros: Ease of installation. Feature rich. Good fitment. Plenty of power for clean sound from all four speakers.


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    hendersoned from Las Vegas, NV on 12/31/2013

    2005 Dodge Ram 1500
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    Old factory radio was an AM/FM cd player with a failing CD player. I needed an upgrade and wanted blue tooth to talk on the phone when I drive, hands free required in Nevada by law. The Alpine was a perfect match to my needs, all the features, good price, enough power to replace the factory radio. The master sheet and adaptors were free, fits perfect, worked really well, the only thing I had to look at the instructions for was where to plug in the mic. and how to set the clock. Great piece of hardware at a very fair price.

    Pros: looks good, with free crutchfield adaptors the install takes very little time sounds great!

    Cons: buttons are a little small for my big fingers

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    Anonymous from Albuquerque, NM on 12/27/2013

    2002 Ford Ranger Tremor
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    Very nice. Great price.



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    Dan V. from Gaithesburg, md on 12/19/2013

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    Alpine with blue tooth and satellite radio. Easy to install. Fit our needs.

    Pros: Bluetooth and satellite radio cool.

    Cons: missing song titles on display

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    klus from tamaua pa on 12/17/2013

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    awesome stereo

    Pros: none

    Cons: none

    Very nice!

    Jake from Ottawa,KS on 11/25/2013

    2002 Volkswagen Passat
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    Very happy with the product. Installation was fairly easy, my Passat made it hard. Excellent sound quality with stock speakers. FM tuner is considerably better and clearer than stock.

    Pros: Sirius/XM, BT ease of use, USB port

    Cons: None

    Great Product

    Drew666 from Lake Hopatcong, NJ on 10/8/2013

    2007 Toyota Tacoma
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    There are so many features on this radio. The Sirius receiver has excellent sound quality. The Bluetooth is such a great feature, easy to setup, connect and use. The usb port reads and plays files with great sound, I am using a 64gb flash and it reads it no problem. Great radio with all of the features and has excellent sound.

    Pros: Sirius, Bluetooth, CD, detachable face, USB port.

    Cons: None.

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    Anonymous from Washington, DC on 10/7/2013

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    This unit does all that it promised for a great price.

    Pros: Price and XM radio integration. Blue Tooth audio streaming works amazingly well.

    Cons: Would be great if unit offered an option on illumination colrs.

    Everything in one box

    M P from Chesterfield, NJ on 9/21/2013

    2005 Volvo S80
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    This is a low cost unit. Good sound quality. Sirius with radio unit. Well worth the money.

    Pros: This unit came with the Sirius/XM unit ready to be installed. Easy to install Great price. Good sound

    Cons: Some of the controls are hard to figure out. Doesn't have a rewind for Sirius.

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    Anonymous from Southern Utah on 9/17/2013

    2005 Ford Escape
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    Rusty helped me choose this radio system i purchased two units with kit's for our 2005 ford escapes ease of use and easy to install Great Product

    Pros: Great Product

    Cons: None

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    KiffB from Texarkana,Tx on 9/13/2013

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    I really like the Alpine. Install was easy. Navigation is easy. Sounds great. I really like the Bluetooth. This radio replaced an Alpine that had been in the vehicle for 15 yrs.



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    Chad from Rockingham NC on 8/26/2013

    2005 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
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    Great head unit!



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    Dwayne from Caldwell WV on 8/26/2013

    1994 Ford Mustang
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    Alpine enough said :-)



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    SusanH from Pell City, AL on 8/25/2013

    2007 Toyota RAV4
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    I am thrilled with my new SiriusXM/FM/USB/Bluetooth/multi-input car radio! Before, I had a Sirius radio for years with the wires running all through the car and the wire going out the window to the antenna. This radio will access more music and information than I have even figured out so far. It was my birthday gift and the best one I ever received! The Crutchfield connection is wonderful. They have a network of installers and a web setup that makes it all so easy. I would definitely use Crutchfield for anything to do with car audio in the future. They are so helpful and cooperative!

    Pros: Removable - includes a case to keep the "face" in ; so many aspects to it that it can do 'most anything. I love Sirius and there's an antenna, of course, but it's wireless as is the microphone. It took about 2 hours to install it - very reasonable.

    Cons: None

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    Jerry from Daytona Beach, FL on 8/18/2013

    2006 Ford Freestyle
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    Great radio, really well made and super easy to install.

    Pros: great sound and loads of cool features

    Cons: clock is not displayed all the time.

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    Joe from Florida on 8/8/2013

    2004 Volvo XC70
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    Great and easy to install



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    Jim from Michigan on 7/29/2013

    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great sound quality, the bluetooth delivers good sound with audio and phone calls. Ease install using the installation accessories provided by Crutchfield.



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    Anonymous from Dallas, TX on 7/22/2013

    2001 Ford Expedition
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    Nice in dash receiver with front USB access. Sound quality is very good with the 45-watt amplifier (sold separately).



    Very Pleased

    B.Y. from Cleveland, OH on 7/19/2013

    2009 Honda CRV EX
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    This radio has exceeded my expectations. Used an Install Card to have it professionally installed in a 2009 Honda CRV and the improved sound quality with the factory speakers is incredible. Navigating the menus and accessing some of the settings takes some getting used to.



    I love it!

    weckels from Great Bend, KS on 7/4/2013

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    Sounds great! I love that you can hear the whole song when you change saved SXM stations!

    Pros: Integrated SXM, wireless streaming from iPhone, hands free phone calls.

    Cons: Some buttons are very small.

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    Jp from Houston,Tx on 6/30/2013

    2001 BMW 5 Series
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    Easy install thanks to Crutchfield

    Pros: Everything is included. Sirius XM is awesome

    Cons: cant change the display color. Blue is the only choice

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    Anonymous from San Antonio, TX on 6/22/2013

    2005 Ford Mustang
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    This radio on the surface is wonderful and beautiful. It looks great in my 05 mustang. It looks a lot better than other aftermarket radios. Make sure you know how many watts your radio speakers produce. This alpine radio puts out only a few watts, 18 I THINK. That was lower than my FACTORY speakers. The sound sounded close to terrible. The highs and lows sounded excellent but the bass was almost absent in Bluetooth, fm/am, Sirius, and pandora audio. The sound sounded better in disc audio. The factory radio sounded better, no question. I love that this radio comes with Sirius and Bluetooth. The Bluetooth feature is great. I don't have to connect and disconnect my phone every time I get in the car. It is convenient. Overall, this is a beautiful looking radio with great features, but if you wanted better sound than your factory radio like I did, make sure you check the wattage. You don't want to get a lower wattage, it will sound light and not good at all.

    Pros: Sirius xm radio, Bluetooth, looks sexy

    Cons: Low wattage sound, small display space

    Excellent choice

    EricD from Creedmoor, NC on 6/22/2013

    2002 Mazda Miata
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    Replaced my stock Bose stereo with this unit and love it. Sounds much better. I have always been an Alpine fan and this unit didn't let me down.

    Pros: Satellite radio, Bluetooth. Sound quality

    Cons: None

    AWSOME Radio and Sirrus XM Combination

    Rick P from East Stroudsburg, PA on 6/21/2013

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    This radio satalitte combo rocks. Had mine professionally installed in Ford F350 Super Duty. Easy to operate and has satalitte radio included with Bluetooth.

    Pros: Operation is easy and has many features. Bluetooth easily pairs with I Phone 5

    Cons: None

    Love the product, installation instructions could be better

    Frank from Staunton, VA on 6/21/2013

    2003 Ford Excursion
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    Bought this as a replacement for the factory radio in a 2003 Excursion. The installation instructions could have been more coherent, but even as a first-timer, I made it through in about two hours total. The fit is great and the sound is phenomenal. It's obviously not a terribly high-end item, but for what you pay, it is a great value. I love Sirius/XM and being able to use my Samsung Galaxy S2 through bluetooth.

    Pros: Great display and sound

    Cons: instructions could be better


    Al from The Villages, Fl on 6/20/2013

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    The operation is very good.

    Pros: Works greak with my Iphone


    Just what I was looking for

    EG from Pompano Beach, FL on 6/19/2013

    2007 Ford Mustang
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    As always, Crutchfield made things so simple. From placing the order to installation, Crutchfield delivers. This head unit from Alpine is exactly what I was looking for. The bluetooth feature works great with my Blackberry and the Sirius XM receiver was easy to install and operate. This unit is great for the price. If you are looking for quality sound, ease of install and quality product, then I recommend this unit.

    Pros: Great Sound, easy install, Bluetooth connection, hands free phone, Sirius XM receiver

    Cons: If you are looking for power, you will need an AMP

    simple to install and setup

    tcm from monterey, ca on 6/18/2013

    2004 Dodge Ram 3500
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    Its really nice to be able to order one part number and have everything I wanted in a stereo. The Bluetooth function works great, especially using the Bluetooth audio function to play Pandora or slacker radio from my phone without extra cables hanging out of the deck. The satellite radio was extremely easy to setup and start listening. Very nice overall.

    Pros: All in one unit, no extra parts to buy for Bluetooth or XM Easy to use and navigate deck

    Cons: Not being able to see the name of the artist or song and the clock at the same time

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    Anonymous from chicago,illinois on 6/10/2013

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    after we received the correct radio,everything went fine



    Great Product!

    Bruce from Spring Creek,NV. on 6/6/2013

    1997 Ford F-250 Heavy Duty
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    Very clear instructions on both the install and user instructions. It took about 2 hours to install the unit and it looks very nice in the dash.

    Pros: Full of features for the money. A great entry level unit.

    Cons: Clock doesn't display when the unit is turned off


    EDDIE from NEWTOWN CT on 6/2/2013

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    Cons: NONE


    JR from New Albany, MS on 5/30/2013

    2010 GMC Sierra
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    Is a great unit. Bought for the Bluetooth audio and for phone. Am very pleased. Person would have to have a little experience to install unit. I have installed several in the past, so was just a matter of getting everything ready for a smooth install.

    Pros: Just a good unit for the price.

    Cons: Is kind complicated to learn all of the setup features.


    Debra from Detroit, MI suburbs on 5/23/2013

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    Excellent head unit with all the features I was looking for. Thanks to Crutchfield's assistance and instructions, installation was a breeze!

    Pros: High power for OEM type set-up. great sound/clarity

    Cons: none

    Excellent value and quality

    Tim A from Western PA on 5/20/2013

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    A great unit for the price, nice features that fit my budget and needs. .and the sound is excellent. and all the little extra's that add up $$$, all sent with it free including the shipping from Crutchfield. thats a deal you can't beat. Thank you for a great product, price and service.

    Pros: excellent sound quality and value, great feature's.

    Cons: nothing bad i can think of ? except i wish i would have bought it sooner.

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    mike m from rocky mount nc on 5/18/2013

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    great value great sound quality

    Pros: many great features built in 1 unit

    Cons: only color display is blue


    Joe M from EHT, NJ on 5/1/2013

    2004 Dodge Ram 3500
    Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

    Great Receiver. It was very easy to install. The sound is first class. The blue tooth streaming from my Iphone is a great feature that keeps wires from hanging out of the radio and works great for me. I would recommend this model.

    Pros: very user friendly.

    Cons: I don't have any with this receiver.


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    Features and Specs

    AUX Input Front
    Audio/video Input ---
    USB Input Front
    CarPlay No
    Android Auto No
    Siri Control No
    Android Control Yes
    Memory Card Slot USB memory
    Bluetooth Compatible Built-in
    Satellite Radio Ready Included SiriusXM Tuner
    HD Radio No
    Navigation ---
    iPod Compatibility
    Full size Classic/5Gen
    Nano 7/6/5/4/3/2/1
    Touch 6/5/4/3/2/1
    iPhone 7+/7/6S+/6S/6+/6/5S/5C/5/4S/4/
    RMS Power (CTA-2006) 18 watts
    RMS Power (Manufacturer) ---
    Peak Output 50 watts
    RMS Power Bandwidth 20-20kHz
    Preamp Outputs 4-channel
    Sub Preamp Outputs No
    Switchable Rear Preamp Outputs Yes
    Video Screen No
    Preamp Voltage 2 volts
    Display Color White
    Key Button Color Blue
    EQ Bands 3
    Wireless Remote Optional
    Steering Wheel Control Compatible Adapter required
    Parts Warranty 1 Year
    Labor Warranty 1 Year
    FM Sensitivity 9.3 dBf
    European Tuning No
    Seek/Scan Seek
    Radio Data System No

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    AM/FM + SiriusXM Radio
    Built-in Bluetooth
    iPod/Aux Integration
    Disc & USB Playback
    Audio Section
    Display Features
    Remote Control

    AM/FM + SiriusXM Radio

    SiriusXM Tuner Included: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT comes ready for SiriusXM, thanks to its proprietary SiriusXM Connect port and the included SiriusXM Tuner module (SXV200A) and antenna. You can receive more than 160 channels of exclusive programming directly from SiriusXM, via the " SiriusXM Premier" package (subscription required). Including, 20+ SiriusXM Xtra Channels which consist of music, sports, entertainment and a collection of channels dedicated to Spanish language programming. Here is a partial list of available channels; Howard Stern, Oprah, NFL, NASCAR, ESPN, Elvis Radio, Foxxhole, HairNation, Fox News, CNN, and many more. Visit for a complete list of subscription options & channel guide. Additional features you get with the SXV200A SiriusXM Connect tuner include:

    • Text Display: Text information, such as the channel name, artist name, feature and song/program title is displayed on the in-dash receiver.
    • Search Function: You can search for SiriusXM programming content by Category or by Channel.
    • 18 Presets: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT feature 3 Satellite Radio preset bands. You can store 6 SiriusXM stations to each preset band (a total of 18).
    • Jump Recall: You can save your absolute favorite radio station and access it with the press of a single button for easy recall.
    • Tune Scan & Start: The Tune Scan feature scans through songs from your music channel presets. You can end the Tune Scan and continue listening to the currently broadcast song in its entirety. With Tune Start, whenever you tune to a preset music channel, the current song will automatically start playing from the beginning.
    • Instant Replay: The CDE-SXM145BT supports the SiriusXM Instant Replay function, so you can pause, rewind, and replay up to 60 minutes of live content. Listen to your favorite content again, or hear content you missed while listening to another channel.
    • Song/Artist/Game Alert: With Song/Artist Alert you can get notified when your favorite songs or artists are being broadcast on any SiriusXM station. With the push of a button, you can jump right to that broadcast and catch the songs you want to listen to. GameAlert will display an on-screen message if your favorite teams' games are being broadcast. Jump to that station with the push of a button so you can listen to the game play by play. You can also get the latest score updates while you are listening to other stations.
    • iTunes Tagging: The iTunes Tagging feature lets you Tag songs (up to 50) you hear on SiriusXM and stores the info on your iPod/iPhone. The next time you connect your iPod/iPhone to iTunes, you will be able to preview your selections and then purchase and download them directly from iTunes. When you hear a song you like, simply press and hold down the Volume button for two seconds on the CDE-SXM145BT.
    • Parental Lock: This function restricts the listening of channels for children of certain age levels and is protected by a 4-digit lock-code.
    Note: SiriusXM Satellite Radio operates on the XM Network. However, you can easily add this SiriusXM tuner to an existing Sirius or XM account for a Multi-Radio Discount Plan.

    SiriusXM Antenna: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT also includes the SiriusXM antenna (model # XVANT1). The included SiriusXM antenna plugs into the SMB connector on the SiriusXM Tuner module. The antenna features a magnetic base and a 23' cable. The antenna measures only 1.4375" (w) x 0.5625" (h) x 1.75" (d).

    AM/FM Tuner: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT features a built-in AM/FM tuner with manual, seek, and preset tuning. The built-in tuner provides 12 FM and 6 AM preset stations. Stations can be preset manually or automatically. Local seek tuning lets you tune in only those radio stations with sufficiently strong signals for good reception. Distance seek tuning allows both strong and weak stations to be tuned.

    Built-in Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Technology: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT features built-in Bluetooth (ver. 3.0) technology. The head unit's built-in Bluetooth allows you to make and receive phone calls wirelessly through the receiver; as well as stream music wirelessly from your smartphone to the head unit. In order to use Bluetooth wireless technology, your phone must also be Bluetooth compatible and be able to interpret certain profiles. This unit is compatible with the following Bluetooth Profiles:

    • Hands-Free Communication: HFP 1.5 (Hands Free Profile), HSP (Head Set Profile), OPP 1.1 (Object Push Profile), PBAB 1.0 (Phone Book Access Profile).
    • Audio Streaming: A2DP 1.2 (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile), AVRCP 1.3 (Audio/Video Remote Control Profile).
    Note: Due to the differences in Bluetooth technology, some Bluetooth enabled devices may be incompatible, function improperly, or may not support all features when used with the Alpine CDE-SXM145BT .

    SPP (Secure Simple Pairing): With Secure Simple Pairing (SSP), you can easily pair a Bluetooth enabled phone to the Alpine CDE-SXM145BT without having to enter pin codes or go through complicated settings. When a registered Bluetooth device is in close proximity to the receiver, the auto connection function automatically pairs the two units. You can register up to five Bluetooth-enabled devices with the Alpine receiver (only one paired phone can be used at a time).

    Hands-Free Communication: The head unit supports Bluetooth hands-free communication for your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone (including iPhone & Android). The controls of the CDE-SXM145BT can be used to dial a number, answer an in-coming call, or end a call. The unit also includes an external microphone, so you can carry on your side of the conversation while listening to the caller through your vehicles speakers.

    • Receiving Calls: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT provides a couple ways to answer your phone calls without picking up your mobile phone. Incoming calls are announced by a caller ring tone through your vehicle's speakers (music will be muted) & a Caller ID message across your Alpine head unit's display.
      • Manual Answer: Manually answer an incoming call by pressing the "Phone" button on your Alpine head unit.
      • Automatic Answer: Set the Alpine head unit to answer the incoming call automatically; when a call is received, it is answered automatically after approximately 5 seconds.
      • Call Waiting: If a second call is received during a current call, you can have the first caller wait momentarily while you take the second call. When you are finished with one call, you can switch to the other.
    • Placing Calls: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT provides a variety of functions for placing a phone call without using your mobile phone. The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT features full phone book access, call history, voice tag dialing, and redial with compatible phones.
      • Voice Dialing: If you have a voice-dial capable phone, you can dial a phone contact by simply speaking the name of your contact.
      • Phonebook (with ABC search): Up to 1,000 entries (3 telephone numbers for each name) can be downloaded from your compatible mobile phone. You can select the first 3 call letters (ABC) to search for a desired name in your phonebook.
      • Preset Dialing: You can assign phone numbers that you dial frequently to presets (1-6) for quick recall. You can assign up to six frequently called phone numbers. A total of 18 phone numbers can be stored in the preset memory (6 numbers for each mobile phone paired).
      • Call History: The previously dialed, received, or missed numbers (20 each) can be retrieved and dialed from memory.
    Note: During a conversation, you can initiate a transfer of audio between your mobile phone and your car's speakers.

    External Microphone w/ Noise Cancellation: The included external microphone (with visor-clip) allows you to speak to the other party on the telephone call hands-free, while the other party's voice is played through your car stereo speakers. The external microphone is tuned and engineered to reduce noise interference and feedback. This allows optimal placement in your car, for the best possible sound quality. You can adjust the microphone's volume level; and even mute the microphone, so your voice will not be heard by the caller. The external microphone measures 0.5625" (diameter) x 1.625" (deep); and features an attached 13' cable terminated by a right-angle male 3.5mm connector.

    Wireless Audio Streaming (w/ Metadata Display): The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT also supports wireless audio playback (AD2P) and control (AVRCP) of a Bluetooth enabled audio player or smartphone (including iPhone & Android). The CDE-SXM145BT will be able to control basic playback functions of your Bluetooth device's stored music; such as Play/Pause, Skip Next/Previous, Fast Forward/Rewind and Random/Repeat. The head unit will also display your stored music's song information; such as Artist name and Song/Album title. The CDE-SXM145BT also supports audio streaming of music apps downloaded on your smartphone with metadata display and limited control. Advanced music control of your music apps will still need be done via your Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. When an incoming call or outgoing call is in progress from your Bluetooth enabled mobile phone, audio streaming will be paused so you can take your call. Once the call is finished, your streaming music will resume.

    Siri Digital Assistant Control: When paired and connected with an iPhone 4S/5 via Bluetooth (not USB), the Alpine CDE-SXM145BT has the ability to access Siri through its front-panel controls and external microphone. Simply press-and-hold down on the head unit's Answer Button to engage Siri and use the included microphone to communicate with Siri. Siri's voice will heard through your vehicle's speakers. All Siri functions including hands-free calling, music search, setting reminders, text-messaging, audible navigation, and more can be done through the CDE-SXM145BT and its microphone. The head unit's display will only indicate hands-free calling and Bluetooth audio information (all other functions of Siri are only audible through the Alpine CDE-SXM145BT; visual data will still need to be viewed from your iPhone device).

    Note: You can ask Siri to get directions to a destination and the turn-by-turn instructions will heard through your vehicle's speakers, while the on-screen map still displays on your iPhone 4S/5. The head unit's audio is attenuated while Siri provides audible directions.

    Bluetooth Sound Quality Adjustments: You can customize the sound of your Bluetooth hands-free experience to fit your own preferences. You can adjust the CDE-SXM145BT's mic gain, phone output, & ring tone volume. If that's not enough, there are 5 sound quality settings to choose from to get the balance just right for you. This flexibility will make your phone calls a pleasurable experience.

    • Volume Adjustments: You can emphasize or weaken the volume level of phone call, the ring tone, and the microphone input to fit your own preference. The Phone Talk Level, Ring Tone, & Mic Gain are all adjustable between -5 to + 5 dB.
    • Sound Types: This unit provides 5 methods to improve the sound quality of your calls. You can choose the type according to your own preference - Type 1 (standard mode), Type 2 (enhances noise reduction), Type 3 (enhances echo-cancellation), Type 4 (enhances both noise reduction & echo cancellation), & Type 5 (weakens both noise reduction & echo-cancellation).

    Speaker Output: You can select which car speaker outputs the audio from your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone/device.

    • All: The audio will be output from all of the speakers in the car
    • F-L: The sound is only output from the front left speaker.
    • F-R: The sound is only output from the front right speaker.
    • F-LR: The sound is output from the front left and front right speakers.

    iPod/Aux Integration

    iPod/iPhone USB 1-Wire Connection: You can connect your iPod or iPhone to the head unit's front-panel USB port using the Alpine KCU-445i iPod/iPhone cable (500KCU445I, sold separately) or the iPod/USB cable that came with your iPod/iPhone to get access to all of your iPod/iPhone's stored music, right from the head unit. If you have an iPod nano (7th gen), iPod touch (5th gen), or iPhone 5; use the Lighting-to-USB cable that came with your Apple device to connect to the head unit. Using either cable allows audio playback, music navigation, information display, and charging of select iPod/iPhone models from the CDE-SXM145BT.

    • Audio Playback w/ DAC Bypass: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT supports audio playback of music, podcast, and audiobook files stored on your iPod or iPhone; as well as music apps downloaded on your Apple device. The USB connection allows your iPod/iPhone's large music libraries to be loaded instantly to the Alpine head unit and sound quality to be maximized through the head unit's 1-bit D/A converter, allowing for a Signal to Noise ratio up to 105dB.
    • Music Navigation: You can choose to control the iPod/iPhone from the head unit or from your iPod/iPhone's clickwheel or touchscreen (App Direct Mode).
      • Head Unit: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT lets you navigate the stored music on your iPod/iPhone by Playlist, Artist, Album, Song, Genre, Podcast, Composer, Audiobook, or Genius Mix. You can then search these categories alphabetically. For especially big music libraries, the Percentage Search function uses the preset buttons for quick jumps to specific parts of the list (Preset 1: 0-6%, Preset 2: 17-32%, Preset 3: 33-49%, Preset 4: 50%-66%, Preset 5: 67-82%, Preset 6: 83-100% of the song library). The head unit also offers three Shuffle playback modes (Album/Song/All) and one Repeat mode (song).
      • App Direct Mode: In App Direct Mode, you can navigate the stored music on your iPod/iPhone from its clickwheel or touchscreen. You can also listen to your favorite music apps (such as Pandora, iHeartRadio, SiriusXM, Rhapsody, & Slacker) from your iPhone (iOS 3.0+) through the Alpine head unit. Basic playback functions, such as Play/Pause and Previous/Next Track are available from the head unit. You will continue to use your iPhone's touchscreen to navigate advanced functions of your music apps. Not all apps will be compatible with this mode. Access to your iPhone's downloaded applications will depend on the availability of a cellular and/or WiFi network for purposes of allowing your iPhone to connect to the Internet.
    • Information Display: The CDE-SXM145BT will display your iPod/iPhone's music file information when you are controlling your iPod/iPhone from the Alpine head unit or the Apple devices clickwheel/touchscreen. The head unit will display Track number, Elapsed playing time, Artist name, Song title, and Album label. The unit will also display station identification and song/artist information from select music apps.
    • iPod/iPhone Charging: While connected and the ignition switch is set to ACC or ON, the head unit's USB connection will power and charge your iPod/iPhone. If your iPod/iPhone has no initial battery charge, then the unit will not recognize it. This unit does not charge the iPad.

    iPod/iPhone Compatibility Chart: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT is "Made for iPod/iPhone" compatible and supports the following iPod/iPhone model features (as of 8/29/2017):

    Apple Device Generation Tested Version Media Type Control Type Bluetooth Display Type Charge
    Audio Video Head Unit iPod/App Phone Audio Artist/Song Text Track Info
    iPhone 2G 3.1.3 Y N Y Y Y N Y Y Y
    3G 4.2.1 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    3GS 6.1.6 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    4 7.1.2 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    4S 9.3.5 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    5/5C/5S 10.3.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    6/6+/6S/6S+ 10.3.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    7/7+ 10.3.3 Y N Y Y Y Y Y Y Y
    touch 1st 2.2.1 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    2nd 4.2.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y Y
    3rd 5.1.1 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y Y
    4th 6.1.6 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y Y
    5th 9.3.5 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y Y
    6th 10.3.3 Y N Y Y N Y Y Y Y
    3rd 1.1.3 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    4th 1.0.4 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    5th 1.0.2 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    6th 1.2 PC Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    7th 1.02 PC Y N Y Y N Y Y Y Y
    classic 80GB 1.1.2 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    120GB 2.0.1 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    160GB 2.0.4 Y N Y Y N N Y Y Y
    Note: Apple iPod/iPhone software updates may change functionality results. If you download a newer software version, you may need to reset the head unit and your iPod/iPhone to regain functionality. If this doesn't work, you may need to wait until a newer software update is available.

    Auxiliary Input: The unit is equipped with front-panel minijack (3.5mm) auxiliary input. You can input audio from an auxiliary source unit: such as a portable MP3 player. You can change the name on the display to match the type of device connected to the front panel input; Auxiliary, TV, DVD, Portable, or Game.

    Disc & USB Playback

    Disc Compatibility: The unit features a single disc player that will playback CD-Audio, CD-Text, and finalized CD-R/CD-RW audio discs. The unit also supports playback of MP3/WMA music files loaded onto CD-R/RW discs.

    Front-Panel USB Port: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT features a front-panel USB (type-A) port that is hidden behind a flip-out cover. The USB port enables connection of a portable USB mass-storage class (MSC) device; such as your Android smartphone, portable digital audio player, or USB thumbdrive. The USB port supports audio playback and control of MP3/WMA audio files stored on these portable USB mass-storage class devices. USB portable audio players that can be charged via USB will be charged when plugged into the CD receiver's USB port (max. 1A), and the vehicle's ignition switch is set to ACC or On. You cannot connect a USB device via a USB hub or Multi-Card Reader to this unit.

    MP3/WMA Playback: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT supports the following types of MP3/WMA files recorded onto CD-R/RW disc or loaded onto a USB mass storage class device.

    Media Type CD-R/RW USB Storage Device
    File System ISO9660 Level 1/Level 2 FAT 12/16/32
    Playable File Types  MP3: bit rate of 8-320 kbps w/ sampling rate of 8, 11.025, 12, 16, 22.05, 24, 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
    bit rate of 32-192 kbps w/ sampling rate of 32, 44.1, 48 kHz
    Maximum # of Folders/Files 255 files/folders 255 folders/255 files per folder
    Tags ID3 tags (ver.1.0/1.1/2.2/2.3/2.4), WMA tags

    Text/File/Folder Search: When you are playing a disc or USB device with CD-Text, ID3 or WMA tags, you can easily search for a track, file, or folder by its title. Once you have activated the search mode, you can use the rotary encoder to quickly scan through the titles to locate the desired track. For discs and USB devices without CD Text, ID3 or WMA tags, searches are made using the track numbers associated with each song.

    Playback Modes: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT offers Repeat and Random playback modes.

    • Repeat: Repeat Play (repeats playback of current track/file), Folder Repeat (repeats only files in current folder).
    • Random: Random Play (all tracks/files on disc are played in random order), Folder Random (only files in current folder are played back in random order).

    Off Insert/Eject: A CD disc can be inserted or ejected with the power off. When a disc is inserted with the power off, the unit will automatically power up and begin playback.

    Auto Reload: When a CD is ejected and left sticking out of the CD slot for 20 seconds, the unit automatically reloads the CD to protect if from damage.

    Angle Mounting: For proper CD playback, Alpine recommends mounting the CDE-SXM145BT no more that 35° above horizontal.

    Audio Section

    CEA-2006 Compliant: The specifications given by Alpine for the built-in amplifier comply with the CEA-2006 mobile amplifier power testing and measurement standards from the CEA (Consumer Electronics Association). All manufacturers who comply with the standard can display the CEA-2006 logo on their product.

    • CEA-2006 Power Rating: 18 watts x 4 channels (at 4 ohms, 20-20kHz, 1% THD)
    • Max Power Output: 50 watts x 4 channels

    4ch/2V Preamp Outputs: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT features two pair of 2.0-volt preamp outputs. The unit's rear preamp outputs can be configured as fading rear-channel outputs or a non-fading subwoofer outputs with a low-pass filter, phase adjustment, and output level control.

    Note: When an external amplifier is connected sound quality can be improved by stopping the power supply of the built-in amplifier.

    Head Unit Power Pack (optional): Add the KTP-445A (500KTP445A, sold separately) Head Unit Power Pack to deliver 45 watts x 4-channel RMS of power. The KTP-445A is compact enough to install behind the Alpine CD receiver. It plugs in-line with the head unit's wiring harness, so you don't even need additional wires.

    Subwoofer Control: When the non-fading subwoofer preamp output is activated, you can adjust the subwoofer's volume, low-pass filter, & phase.

    • Volume: There are two volume (system) modes for the unit's subwoofer output.
      • System 1: Subwoofer level changes according to the main volume setting.
      • System 2: Subwoofer level change is different from the main volume setting (0-15); even at low volume settings, the subwoofer is still audible.
    • Low Pass Filter: The unit's subwoofer output low-pass filter can be set to 60Hz, 80Hz, 120Hz, 160Hz, or Off (through).
    • Subwoofer Phase: The subwoofer output phase can be set to Normal (0°) or Reverse (180°).

    High Pass Filter: The Alpine head unit is equipped with a high-pass filter for its speaker-level output and front-channel preamp output (when activated). You can set the unit's high-pass filter to 60Hz, 80Hz, 120Hz, 160Hz, or Off (through).

    Preset EQ: You can select from 11 different EQ presets to get the best sound from all your sources. You can choose from Flat, Pops, Rock, News, Jazz, Electric Dance, Hip-Hop, Easy Listening, Country, Classical, or User.

    3-Band Parametric Equalizer: The User Preset activates the head unit's 3-Band Parametric Equalizer for a better sound response curve. Bass, Mid, & Treble can be adjusted in the 3-Band Parametric mode.

    3-Band EQ
    Frequency Q-Factor Level
    Bass 60Hz, 80Hz, 100Hz, or 120Hz Wide 0.5, Medium 1.0, Medium 1.5, or Narrow. 2.0 -7 to +7 (+/-14dB in 2dB steps)
    Midrange 500Hz, 1.0kHz, 1.5kHz, or 2.5kHz Wide 0.75, Medium 1.0, Medium 1.25, or Narrow 1.5 -7 to +7 (+/-14dB in 2dB steps)
    Treble 7.5kHz, 10kHz, 12.5kHz, or 15kHz Wide 0.75 or Narrow 1.25 -7 to +7 (+/-14dB in 2dB steps)
    Note: The units stores independent EQ settings for each source (Disc, Tuner, Aux, USB, iPod, and Bluetooth).

    Loudness: Loudness introduces a special low and high frequency emphasis at low listening levels to compensate for the ear's decreased sensitivity to bass and treble sound at low volume.

    Media Xpander: Alpine's exclusive Media Xpander is engineered to bring out the musical details lost in compressed media, and it is adjustable per source to get the most out of your digital audio media. The Media Expander makes vocals or instruments sound distinct regardless of the music source. The FM radio, CD, USB, iPod/iPhone, Bluetooth, and Aux-input will be able to reproduce the music more clearly even in vehicles with a lot of road noise.

    Source Volume Level: The output level of each source is individually adjustable from -14 to + 14 dB.

    Display Features

    Detachable Face: The unit features a single front loading CD face that detaches from the chassis to deter theft. A hard plastic face case is provided to store the detachable faceplate. An optional soft face case (142DFC1X, sold separately) can also be purchased for this unit. A face-fixing screw is supplied for making the face non-detachable, if desired.

    1-Line LCD Display: This unit is equipped with a 1-Line white-backlit LCD, so you can easily view AM/FM stations, CD-Text, and ID-3/WMA tag information.

    Text Display: Text information, such as the disc name and the track name, will be displayed if playing a CD text compatible disc. It is also possible to display the folder name, the file name, and the tag information, while playing a MP3/WMA disc.

    Text Scroll: This unit can scroll the disc and track names recorded on CD-Text disc, as well as the text information of MP3/WMA files, folder names, and tags. There are two Text Scroll settings.

    • Auto: The CD text information, the information of folder and file names, and the tags are scrolled automatically.
    • Manual: The display is scrolled when a disc is loaded or when a track is changed.

    Auto Dimmer: This unit is equipped with an illumination lead (orange); when the unit's dimmer mode is set to Auto and the illumination lead is connected to your vehicle's headlight circuit, the display and button illumination will dim to a fixed, preset level whenever the headlights are turned on. If preferred, you may choose the Manual dimmer mode setting, so the display and button illumination is dim at all times.

    Demo Mode: This unit has a demonstration feature for its display which can be turned On or Off in the menu.

    Remote Control

    Steering Wheel Remote Compatibility: The head unit features an OEM steering wheel remote control input on the rear of the unit that lets you keep your vehicle's factory radio steering wheel remote controls when used with an optional steering wheel audio control adapter (sold separately).

    Optional Wireless Remote: The Alpine CDE-SXM145BT is wireless remote control ready. Simply add on the Alpine RUE-4202 IR remote (500RUE4202, sold separately) to make it even easier to control the head unit's functions.

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    Why did you buy this?

    i needed a simple, yet effective tuner with sirius tuner included. Can't beat it after the mail in rebate! thanks, crutchfield! [ MICHAEL  Dec 06, 2017 ]
    It looks like the only unit that will fit in the slot of the cab of my Mahindra tractor and give me the features I wanted. [ JEFFREY  Nov 28, 2017 ]
    Fits the space I have. Have always liked the Alpine brand. Best price. [ John  Nov 21, 2017 ]
    Alpine fan [ P  Nov 16, 2017 ]
    Ipod friendly and it is an Alpine [ Robert  Nov 03, 2017 ]
    Old/OEM radio, lights don't work, so I don't know what station I'm on, etc... CD player doesn't play CD's [ Brian  Oct 30, 2017 ]
    amazing deal and quality of alpine [ PHILIP  Aug 28, 2017 ]
    For the siriusxm and advamced bluetooth [ Adam  Aug 20, 2017 ]
    I always trust Alpine! For me there is no other stereo I want! [ Scott  Aug 14, 2017 ]
    Recommended by a fellow Honda S2000 owner on the S2000 owners online forum. I wanted a stereo that fits my car, comes with Sirius-XM receiver, at a reasonable price. [ Rex A.  Aug 09, 2017 ]
    Alpine reputation and value. [ Larry  Jul 01, 2017 ]
    This Alpine is going in a 1932 Ford 3 window coupe Thank You Alpine for being the Best of the Best , I have put Alpine in all my Classic cars And this 32 Ford is my Last Car. Just Love It 5 Stars AAAAA+++++ [ larry  Jun 21, 2017 ]
    Great value! Sat radio, Bluetooth, iphone control...all good. [ Scott  Apr 25, 2017 ]
    It's got the features I want. It's got an aux input (I like to listen to old cassettes sometimes, playing on an old Walkman in the car. ) It's got a pre-amp output so it's expandable. It's I-phone friendly and the satellite hook up is good too-might cash in on the rebate. [ Joe  Apr 08, 2016 ]
    Alpine is a good product. Have had their radios in the past. Very nice! [ J  Apr 02, 2016 ]
    3rd Alpine since 2006 in various cars, they never disappoint, rock solid CD Play back, Awesome Bluetooth performance and a great sound stage that can be tailored to almost any vehicle to make music sound great. [ Gregory  Mar 21, 2016 ]
    Had same unit in car I sold. Installing in new\used car. [ Keith  Feb 27, 2016 ]
    BEST ON THE MARKET. [ TAYLOR  Jan 21, 2016 ]
    Bought this head unit for my 2006 Jeep Rubicon with the 7 speaker factory set-up (includes a small console mounted sub). I replaced the factory head unit when the volume knob quit working properly. I chose this Alpine as step one of an overall system replacement, but once I got it installed it made such a huge difference in my sound - treble, bass, everything - it is going to be a while before I replace the factory speakers. Sorry Crutchfield - but I still have three other trucks to outfit. [ Danen  Jan 01, 2016 ]
    Bluetooth and hands free calling and I have always had good luck with alpine [ adam  Dec 29, 2015 ]
    All Features and included Sirius XM Tuner [ Paul  Dec 28, 2015 ]
    I am very pleased with one in another of my vehicles. [ STEVEN H  Dec 20, 2015 ]

    21 questions already asked

    Thanks for your question. Check out the main product page. Under the section "What's in the Box" you will see a link to view/download the owner's manual. Hope this helps. [ Kenny  Aug 29, 2017 ]  Staff
    I think I have the manual. I'll look this afternoon. I'm replacing the unit soon. XM never worked for more than a few minutes, a major bummer as I set out for my drive from Calif to Indiana and back. [ RICHARD  Sep 09, 2016 ]
    I Believe Sirus and XM are now one company so your sirus subscription should work and the channels won't change. Hope this helps [ CHAD  Dec 27, 2015 ]
    All new receivers sold are XM, the music channels are the same as Sirius. You can swap a new receiver for an existing one, the NFL package will cost extra because it is Sirius only. Might be the reason they changed, get more money from you. [ Samuel  Dec 27, 2015 ]
    Hold down the "audio" button for 2 seconds. Select general mode. Enter. Select CLOCK ADJ mode. Enter. Adjust the hours using the nob. And press enter. Then adjust the minutes. Save it by pressing the "audio" button for 2 seconds. [ TERENCE A  Nov 24, 2015 ]
    I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: The $70 rebate is for the satellite radio tuner itself and you can also get three free months of service when you commit to at least six months of SiriusXM All Access programming for your car, computer, and smartphone. This has to be a new account of a new tuner on an existing account. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy  Sep 07, 2015 ]  Staff
    I love this radio. Has all the accessories you could want. It does scroll the artist or the song, but not both at the same time. You have to select which one you want to display. The screen is not big enough for both to scroll. [ GARY S  Aug 11, 2015 ]
    There are a few different things it will do. You can set it up to scroll the words across the screen or to just automatically change from one to the next. You can also set it up to defaultly show the song title, artist,album, elapsed time of the song and to display the clock. I give the radio a solid 9 out of 10. Hope it helps. [ Lee  Aug 11, 2015 ]
    Yes [ VICTOR  Aug 11, 2015 ]
    Simple answer, yes. Very pleased with this unit. Very pleased with the Bluetooth/hands free calling quality. [ Wesley  Aug 11, 2015 ]
    Yes. Works well. [ Dean  Jun 30, 2015 ]
    We only have iPhones so I am not sure. We do like the unit. No issues with installation or operation. [ TERENCE A  Jun 30, 2015 ]
    Yes. We have a mix of phones and they all work well with this unit b [ Creighton  Jun 30, 2015 ]
    Yes. It works well with my Samsung Galaxy 6 Edge, which is Android for calls and streaming music. I stream MILK (Samsung) and Google Play Music to it. Works great. Very complete unit. [ GARY S  Jun 30, 2015 ]
    Hello Frank, the mic plug is the top port to the left of the wire harness on the back of the receiver. [ KEITH R  Jun 28, 2015 ]
    If the model 145?is the same as the model 143 you will find (2) 3.5mm plug one above the other at the rear of the unit. The bottom most port is labeled "REM" do not use this port, rather use the port above it with no markings. Hope this helps you out. - Mike D [ MICHAEL A  Jun 28, 2015 ]
    Wish I could tell you but I had my system professionally installed. Not that much to have a pro do it. Sorry [ William  Jun 28, 2015 ]
    You will want to contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat to discuss compatibility with your factory system. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and see if this will integrate. If it does not, then they will also be able to discuss other options with you. [ Jeff  Jun 11, 2015 ]  Staff
    I forwarded your question to an Advisor and they responded with the following: I'm afraid there is not a better way to randomize the shuffle feature for that unit. I'm sorry I don't have better news for you there. If you would like to discuss further you can contact an Advisor directly by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. [ Krissy  May 26, 2015 ]  Staff
    Any burned discs ive played have worked. But normally i use AUX or Bluetooth [ CHRIS  May 07, 2015 ]
    I've never had a problem playing burned CDs. I usually save .wav files, but it does seem to me that .mp3s have worked in the past. [ MICHAEL  May 07, 2015 ]
    I think my daughter has, I personally have not. [ EDWARD  May 07, 2015 ]
    Yes it does it also works with 6plus [ CECIL  Mar 30, 2015 ]
    Although I don't have an "I-phone" I would bet it will work with any blue tooth phone [ EDWARD  Mar 30, 2015 ]
    I used my iPhone 5 with it for about a year and had no problem. But once switched to iPhone 6 im having audio and syncing issues [ CHRIS  Mar 30, 2015 ]
    Yes [ AARON  Mar 30, 2015 ]
    Does work with 5s and 6s [ Bob  Apr 05, 2015 ]
    Yes, If your iphone has bluetooth listed under the GENERAL app, (will be listeted above the CELLULAR DATA) Most iphone have bluetooth and it is awesome. [ Terence  Mar 30, 2015 ]
    I honestly don't remember it was for a customers car Sorry [ JOSEPH G  Nov 14, 2014 ]
    Yes it does [ DWAYNE  Nov 13, 2014 ]
    Yes there is. [ AARON  Nov 13, 2014 ]
    Yes.....You can cycle through several display setting. Clock is one of them. [ GEOFFREY  Nov 13, 2014 ]
    Yes, there is a clock display available when the receiver is on. [ Greg  Nov 13, 2014 ]  Staff
    Yes, it did come with a remote control. [ PAMELA R  Sep 05, 2014 ]
    Does not come with remote control, but don't let that stop you from purchasing. It is an awesome unit! [ CHRIS  Sep 04, 2014 ]
    it does not come with a remote , the remote is optional just put in you model # & remotes to find what your looking for [ DONALD W  Sep 04, 2014 ]
    No, it does not come with a remote. I have connected a thumb drive, but I cannot figure out how to get the names of the tracks to appear - all I get is the album and track number. I have had much better luck with the satellite radio and in hooking up my Android phone as a music player with both bluetooth and a hard connection. I have made phone calls with my Android phone using the bluetooth also. [ Eric  Sep 04, 2014 ]
    No remote but you can buy one .. Had this radio for months and love it !!!! [ VICTOR  Sep 04, 2014 ]
    When I first turned on unit, I had SXM service for about 7 days before it gave message to call SXM to subscribe [ DON E  Aug 13, 2014 ]
    No. Unfortunately, it does not. I do have a SiriusXM subscription for another vehicle and can confidently recommend the survice. It is excellent! [ Jeffrey  Aug 12, 2014 ]
    Mine did but don't remember how for how long. [ JAMES  Aug 11, 2014 ]
    It does, but I can't remember if it was 1 or 3 months. Overall, the receiver is great. [ RHETT N  Aug 11, 2014 ]
    Chris mine did not come with a trial that I am aware of. I however already had a subscription from a previous radio and just transferred it [ PAUL J  Aug 11, 2014 ]
    No [ ALAN D  Aug 11, 2014 ]
    Not when I bought it didn't. Some of the satellites sold separately do. [ JASON  Aug 11, 2014 ]
    No it does not. You have to call and set up an account with SiriusXM. [ AMBER  Aug 11, 2014 ]
    It did come with service for free but since I already had an account I did not use it. I don't know the length of the free service since I never used it. I bought this unit as an upgrade. [ CYNTHIA  Aug 11, 2014 ]
    Honestly, I bought this for my boat. I haven't installed it yet. I think it is the standard Alpine blue. You can't go wrong with Alpine. [ MARC  Aug 10, 2014 ]
    That's all I have seen and used. [ KRIS  Aug 10, 2014 ]
    Yes, blue is the only color. [ DIEGO  Aug 10, 2014 ]
    To the best of my knowledge there is no way to change the display color on this unit. The display is pretty basic. [ FRANK  Aug 10, 2014 ]
    Hi Jud - I've had the CDE SXM145BT for over a year now. I've never experienced any problem reading the display during the daytime. I guess if the sunlight was shining right on it there might be a problem. But that would rarely happen. [ ROBERT  Aug 10, 2014 ]
    I had no issues with display. It was plenty bright for me [ MATT  Aug 08, 2014 ]
    I own a Jeep, and even with the top down on a sunny day I've never had a problem seeing the display. [ WILLIAM  Aug 08, 2014 ]
    no problem seeing the display..nice radio [ EDWARD  Aug 08, 2014 ]
    I have had this radio for about a 2 years. No problems seeing it in the daytime. [ AARON  Aug 08, 2014 ]
    The ability to retain steering wheel controls with aftermarket receivers will be determined by the receiver you are using and the vehicle you have. For full information on this type of integration (including the parts you will need) please contact an Advisor by phone or online chat. [ Jeff  Jan 07, 2014 ]  Staff
    The MRV-F300 will be a good fit with the receiver. However, I would recommending consulting with an Advisor by phone or online chat to make sure the amplifier will be a good fit for your speakers. [ Jeff  Jan 03, 2014 ]  Staff
    For information on the compatibility with your factory system please contact an Advisor by phone or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle in our system and give you any details we have on integration. [ Jeff  Dec 13, 2013 ]  Staff