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Rockford Fosgate Punch P16

6-1/2" 2-way car speakers

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Overview

Our take on the Rockford Fosgate Punch P16

Rockford Fosgate designed the Punch P16 6-1/2" speakers as a high-grade replacement for your factory speakers. Each speaker features a responsive polypropylene cone and butyl rubber surround that'll stand up to hours of high-volume jams. The dome tweeter provides clear, extended highs that can hold their own when the bass gets heavy.

High-quality replacement speakers

Rockford Fosgate designed the Punch P16 6-1/2" speakers as a high-grade replacement for your factory speakers. Each speaker features a responsive polypropylene cone and butyl rubber surround that'll stand up to hours of high-volume jams. The dome tweeter provides clear, extended highs that can hold their own when the bass gets heavy.

Side view of P16 6-1/2" speaker

Rockford Fosgate innovations

Take a closer look and you'll notice a couple of cool innovations. Rockford Fosgate uses a new technique to attach the surround to the cone that yields up to 25% more cone area, for fuller sound and stronger performance. The slots around the frame eliminate the need to redrill screw holes when the factory holes are just a little bit off. And these speakers come with adapter plates that you can modify to install these speakers into 5"x7", 6"x8", or 6"x9" openings. Grilles are included.

Note: The oversized terminals on these speakers won't connect to a Crutchfield wiring harness. A free 10-pack of female quick slides that you can splice onto our harness will be included with your speaker purchase.

Product Highlights:

  • 2-way 6-1/2" speakers (pair)
  • mineral-filled polypropylene woofer
  • butyl rubber surround
  • 3/4" polyetherimide (PEI) dome tweeter
  • includes adapter brackets for 5"x7", 6"x8", or 6"x9" openings (brackets require modification)
  • grilles included
  • Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST™) increases cone area
  • power range: 6-55 watts RMS (110 watts peak power)
  • frequency response: 65-22,000 Hz
  • sensitivity: 88 dB
  • top-mount depth: 1-15/16"
  • warranty: 1 year
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

What's in the Box:

  • Two 6-1/2" Two-way speakers
  • 2 Grilles
  • Two 6x9/5x7 Adapter brackets
  • Eight 1-1/4" Allen head screws
  • 3mm Allen head bit
  • 8 Speed clips
  • Installation/Operation manual (English/ French/ Spanish/ German/ Italian)

Easy to install. Good clear sound. But no bass. Have to install subwoofer if you want any bass.

Darren, Parkersburg, WV

Reviews

Rockford Fosgate Punch P16 Reviews

Average Customer Review(s):

(32 Reviews)

Good quality

Darren from Parkersburg, WV on 1/18/2018

2009 Chevrolet HHR
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Easy to install. Good clear sound. But no bass. Have to install subwoofer if you want any bass.

Pros: Good clear sound.

Cons: No bass. Have to install sub to get bass with these ones

Great sound, a pain to mount.

Mitchell from Southport, FL on 12/31/2017

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

Sound is great! No more breaking down at volume level 30. Should have put them in the front doors also and not spent the time with separate tweezers. Gave them a 3 star because it took so long to get the speakers and adapter plates they came with lined up in a way I could use them. Next time I'll get some plastic sheeting they sell here and make my own. Other than that everything was great. Very well made as always!

Pros: Well made, very clear

Cons: Hard to sort all the hole combos out, not as much bass as stock but I can work on that.

Perfect upgrade speakers

Henry from Vancouver, WA on 12/30/2017

2008 Toyota Tundra
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I got these along with new tweeters, rear door speakers and pioneer deck. The sound is great with crisp clear highs and hard hitting mid range. I just need a sub for some deep base and the system will be complete

Pros: Crystal clear sound, nice midrange no distortion

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Great overall speaker

Chris from Clayton, OH on 12/8/2017

2013 Smart fortwo
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Good warm tone. No treble drop out when heavy bass hits. Easy to install. Really good speaker overall.

Pros: Warm tones, easy to install.

Cons: na

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Anonymous from Bend, OR on 12/4/2017

2000 Dodge Ram
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Arrived on time. Fit perfectly and sound great.

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Daniel from Phoenix, AZ on 10/9/2017

2001 Volkswagen Beetle
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Love em

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Great sound

Brian from Phoenix, AZ on 9/19/2017

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

Installed in the front door of my 08' Tundra. Sounds immediately better than stock. With the brackets and the wire harness that comes free, install was a snap. Love the install instructions they give as well. Adding a new head unit only gave it more power and sound. It does lack bass, but with 2 10" subwoofers under my back seat, i didnt need it. Sounds great with out my front doors rattling. Im sure an amp hooked up to them would add that bass. Installed the matching tweeters in the dash for even greater sound.

Pros: Sound quality, product quality , great price, easy install, great mids and hi

Cons: Lacks bass

Great sound and value

Ken from Fairfield, CA. on 9/13/2017

2005 Toyota Camry
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For the price, you couldn't ask for a better pair of speakers. Great sound??

Pros: Great sound, good price

Cons: None so far

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Anonymous from San Francisco on 8/6/2017

1997 Subaru Impreza Outback Sport
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Awesome speaker for price, good mids

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Great clear sound

Ricky from Springfield, MO on 4/14/2017

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Rockford Fosgate is always a great brand to go with. These speakers have clean sound and are a tremendous upgrade from my factory speakers in my 2017 Silverado

Pros: Great sound without breaking the bank

Cons: None

clear at any volume

Iracema from Del Norte, Colorado on 3/19/2017

1991 Honda Accord LX
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

these punch's RIP! I hooked them up to a kenwood 400 watt 4 channel along with an MTX terminator 2x12/ 250 watt mono amp and the whole thing bumps nicely and is clear at any volume...love it.

Pros: loud and clear

Cons: polarity was not marked on the speakers

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Steven from Lexington, NC on 3/17/2017

1979 Chevrolet C Series
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Great sound!

Pros: Solid construction

Cons: None

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Jason from Michigan on 2/11/2017

2016 Chevrolet Traverse

Solid door speaker. Handles the range well even when the juice is really put to it.

Pros: Price Range Clean sound

Cons: Nada

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Mat from Seattle, WA on 11/20/2016

2009 Nissan 370Z
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great speakers they have done what I expected and more

Pros: Great speakers met my expectations

Cons: None

Great Speakers

Aaron from Lexington, SC on 10/6/2016

2004 Nissan Xterra
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Installed these to the Rockford Fosgate R250X4 Prime 4-Channel Amplifier along with 2) RF 6x9 and they sound great. I already had a 12" Sub in the vehicle so I was not looking for a ton of bass just some good mids and they delivered.

Pros: Great sound

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Scott from Milwaukee, WI on 9/25/2016

2008 Hyundai Santa Fe
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Sounds excellent

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New Camper Speakers

Mike H from Tolland, CT on 6/29/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

I used these to replace the cheap generic speakers that my fifth wheel camper was made with and the difference in sound quality is profound. The access to the owners manual was indispensable, as it allowed me to know before ordering that they would just drop in the existing holes without any additional cutting. Very much looking forward to enjoying the music during our next trip.

Pros: Tight, rich stereo sound.

Cons: They weren't free, dang it!!!

Easy install good sound

86 vanagon from Ellicottville ny on 6/19/2016

1986 Volkswagen Vanagon
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

These will fit door cavity from factory speakers needed to enlarge the cardboard interior panels the depth is tight to the dash panel when closing the door but did fit ok

Pros: Good sound next up I'll be adding a power amp to the Blaupunk radio

Cons: Could not use the provided grills

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Anonymous from Riverside, ca on 5/27/2016

2009 Volkswagen Jetta
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Great speakers for the price.

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Great sound

Anonymous from Columbus, OH on 4/24/2016

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

Got these to replace the stock speakers. R/F had it all planned out for install. Had to drill holes by using template provided. With a little sound pad behind them, they sound amazing! Thanks Crutchfield!

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Extremely pleased

Boosted from Trinidad Colorado on 4/13/2016

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

Extremely pleased with the sound quality of these speakers. Sounds great in my car.

Pros: Great speakers for the price.

Cons: No cons with speakers just company that installed.

Great

Penn S from Pass Christian, MS on 4/1/2016

2010 GMC Sierra
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Great speakers

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Anonymous from South Hill, VA on 3/28/2016

2007 Chevrolet Silverado (New Body Style
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Bought these speakers to upgrade the system on my Silverado since 3 of the 4 stock door speakers were blown. They seem to be really nice but I've only had them installed for a few days so I'm not sure about their durability and quality but so far they've been great! Crutchfield provided quick shipping and mounting adapters as well as wiring harnesses that worked perfectly! Great buy if your looking to upgrade your speakers

Pros: Sound good Adapters and wiring harnesses included for free Good price

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They do what I want

Evan from NJ on 3/24/2016

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Factory speakers in my car were just bad enough to matter, so I sought a replacement. By no means an audiophile, these are a cost effective solution. They do the dang job. Using in tandem with a Clarion XC 1410 amp.

Pros: Much clearer sound, significantly more power than factory speakers.

Cons: Most likely need an amp to perform at full potential.

Pump It Up

Mark Z from new hyde park, NY on 3/24/2016

2007 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

What a difference. Even though I had the upgraded system in my Jeep the sound got lost with the top off. My new system powers out the sound very clean and sounds great.

Pros: Clear and loud sound

Cons: Not supposed to fit the headbar of my Jeep but with a little effort is works well. Baffle helps the sound

Awesome speakers!

Mike V from waipahu, HI on 2/29/2016

2015 Toyota Tacoma
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Loud and clear!

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Speakers rattle

Doug from Sioux City, IA on 2/25/2016

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Not impressed. Replaced 4 factory speakers a week ago with the Punch 16s and 2 of them rattle/buzz. Spend a little more and get a better speaker. On the up side Crutchfield is sending me replacement speakers.

Pros: Easy to install, and Crutchfield sent factory plug adapters, and replacement bezels for easy install.

Cons: Everything else, including having to take the doors apart 2 times.

GOOD QUALITY AND SERVICE

JOACO from Puerto Rico on 1/11/2016

2016 Hyundai Tucson
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

VERY GOOD SERVICE AND QUALITY I LIKE THE SPEAKESRS

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Best For The $????????

Ryan from Washington on 1/10/2016

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Wow they sounded better with by Kenwood Excelon 998 deck and factory amp then my friends Hertz 300.00 that were running off a nice amp

Pros: Sound great with deck power but also sound excellent with an amp. Best Deal for the $$$??????

Cons: None unless your gonna spend 200.00 or more pick these up instead!!!!

Good speakers

Esco from Texas on 1/3/2016

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

Speaker are loud and clear and an upgrade to any basic factory systems.

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Excellent Speakers

KevinW from Idaho on 12/29/2015

2008 Honda Pilot
Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

Very solid speakers. Easy installation as replacements for blown factory speakers.

Pros: Rockford Fosgate always delivers quality

Cons: None yet

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chuckie from Florida on 5/29/2015

Crutchfield Customer Review (What's this?)

i am so pleased with the speakers, they look great on my 2012 honda shadow bike. the sound is so much better than i expected . i want to thank the staff @ Crutchfield for helping me make the corect choice .

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Features and Specs

General
Speaker Size 6
Design 2-way
Tweeter Design 3/4" Dome
Impedance (Ohms) 4
Tweeter Composition PEI
Woofer Composition Mineral filled poly
Woofer Surround Butyl rubber
Parts Warranty 1 Year
Labor Warranty 1 Year
Specifications
Sensitivity (1W at 1 meter) 88
Sensitivity at 2.83 volts 91
Frequency Response 65 - 22k Hz
Minimum RMS Wattage 6
Maximum RMS Wattage 55
Peak Power Handling (Watts) 110
Top-mount Depth (Inches) 1 15/16
Bottom-mount Depth (Inches) N/A
Cutout Diameter or Length (inches) 5

Product Research

Features

Injection-Molded Polypropylene Woofers: The woofer cones are mineral filled, injection-molded polypropylene. This molding process assures a uniform cone thickness for superior linearity and clarity. It is also light weight and rigid for decreased distortion and improved bass response.

Butyl Rubber Surrounds: The butyl rubber surrounds dampen unwanted harmonic distortion while maintaining linear geometry under extreme weather conditions. This leads to less distortion, superior frequency response, and superior durability.

VAST Surround: The Vertical Attach Surround Technique (VAST) increases a speaker's effective radiating cone area without increasing the size of the basket.

Tweeters: Each speaker features a 3/4" PEI (Poly-Ether-Imide) dome tweeter; PEI is a polymer film that produces a wide soundstage for superior imaging.

FlexFit Basket: The Flex Fit frame utilizes slots (where possible) instead of single screw sized holes; allowing slight adjustment of the speaker when mounted.

StampCast Basket: The P16 features StampCast steel baskets for added rigidity.

Mounting: While Rockford Fosgate calls the P16 a 6" speaker, they are sized to mount in standard three-hole and four-hole 6-1/2 applications. They can also be easily mounted in 6-3/4 applications, but because the extra screw holes create an air leak in the larger opening, speaker baffles must be used.

Adapter Bracket: For mounting flexibility, the included brackets can be modified to fit 5x7, 6x8, or 6x9 applications.

Note: The bracket is generic (cutout sized for a 5-1/4) and requires modification before the P16 will fit into it.

Speaker Terminals: These speakers have 0.25" wide positive (+) terminals and 0.187" wide negative (-) terminals, which are too large for the vehicle-specific speaker harnesses supplied by Crutchfield for many vehicle applications. It is recommended that a pack of assorted female quick slides (item number 120FQS10PK, sold separately) be purchased and spliced to the harnesses to adapt them to the speaker terminals.

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