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Pioneer AVH-2330NEX

Pioneer AVH-2330NEX DVD receiver

MFR # AVH-2330NEX

4.5 out of 5 stars
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Great stereo for medium price.

Jason from LOWELL, AR on 1/18/2021

2013 Toyota Avalon

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This is loaded with features and easy to use. It has a long recording memory capacity of your programmed siriusxm stations for pause, replay, and skip. It has a large and clear touchscreen that works great for a backup camera. Apple carplay is excellent. It also makes use of vehicle data if connected through a compatible iDatalink module. Plus it's a Pioneer, so the signal-to-noise is great! I only wish it had multiple cd loading. I love the convenience of digital music, but cds are so much better sound quality and this can only load one at a time.

Pros: 1. Loaded with features. 2. great for siriusxm subscribers. 3. HD radio is top notch. 4. Apple carplay extends features even more. 5. large touchscreen. 6. signal-to-noise is almost as good as Clarion.

Cons: 1. Single cd only.

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Best unit ever

Robert from San Marcos, TX on 7/14/2018

2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

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This is a fantastic unit. Bought primarily for Apple car play which is outstanding. Best unit I ever owned. I will only buy pioneer from now on. Mic pickup operates better than factory. Incorporated mic into factory mic holder for factory look. Works perfectly. You can not go wrong with this unit. Had installation problems that crutchfield solved. Outstanding service which was prompt.

Pros: Polished well thought out system

Cons: None

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Crutchfield customer from Roslyn, PA on 5/12/2018

2013 Chevrolet Avalanche

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Great head unit with plenty of power. If you're looking for a h.u. with all the bells and whistles (less nav.), then this is a great buy

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Might not be worth it

Crutchfield customer from Atlanta, GA on 4/19/2018

2008 Honda Fit Sport

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This is a great new stereo to update an old car. It's very nice and clean. Bluetooth doesn't always work, but that's bluetooth for you. This one came with all the "bells and whistles" which would be great... except there are catches to being able to use the bells and whistles. I bought this for Android Auto connectivity specifically which cost extra, but you can't use Android Auto unless you're in park. So just beware before you buy that some of the functionalities of this won't work unless you jump through a lot of hoops. The system itself doesn't have "Sirius XM Satellite Radio" it just has the "ability" to connect to it if you have it. I didn't realize that either. Feels like money wasted. If you don't need these perks, you're better off buying the cheaper version.

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Great sound as well .... and plenty of options

Paul from Aliso Viejo, CA on 4/18/2018

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Really does work better then expected. Very glad I have this unit ......

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Matthew from Massillon, OH on 4/17/2018

2003 Chevrolet S10

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I gotta say i really love this receiver. I have an older S-10 with manual transmission and it is nice to have hands free calling. I really wanted it for that and for the big screen to use with google maps/waze. This is the first time i've owned anything like this. I did install it myself and it wasn't all that bad.

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Great unit

James from Mount Sinai, NY on 4/4/2018

2007 Ford Mustang

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Excellent. Above expectations. I did the install myself in my 07 gt/cs. Paid The 20 bucks to have crutchfield put the wiring together and it was plug and play replacing my shaker 500. Great way to bring the 07 into 2018.

Pros: Everything it says it does and it does it well

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AWESOME unit

Kc from Peekskill, NY on 4/2/2018

2005 Dodge Durango

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AWESOME unit. Install wasn't as cut & dry as described for my 05 Durango. The shape of the sleeve that the radio goes into is V-shaped, where the sleeve gets smaller as you push the radio threw. I used my dremel to cut the sleeve at the top where the V shape is smaller...then I was able to install.i also didn't use the the face plate from Crutchfield because it required modifications, I got mine online. The easiest and clean install is to get a bezel with navigation and a double din faceplate

Pros: Can mirror link phone to radio,GREAT picture and sound to go with the 3 amps & crossover

Cons: Medications is needed to the bezel and sleeve for 05 Durango without navigation

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Top Both Unit

Henry from Budd Lake, NJ on 4/2/2018

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Great head unit, all of the bells and whistles enhanced with Android Auto makes for a super high end experience

Pros: Easy to install, easy to use, great user interface.

Cons: None

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Stereo fits perfect

Jeff from Pembroke, MA on 4/2/2018

2008 Toyota Tundra

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Excellent product. Would definitely recommend. I had researched other similar models like the Kenwood, I landed on the Pioneer, I'm very pleased. All of the mounting equipment trim plates etc fit perfectly from Crutchfield. Stereo sounds great, I upgraded the stock speakers to Kickers, and what a difference. Installed myself in about 2 hrs, in a 2008 Tundra. Looks great. Longest amount of time I spent was soldering up the stereo to electric connector, that took about 50 minutes of the 2 hours.

Pros: Very easy to navigate through screens, very intuitively set up. Sounds Great, way way better than stock

Cons: My only complaint is the inability to use Waze with my Iphone on the stereo. Not the end of the world, but I'd love to use the 7.2" display for navigation. Too bad they don't make the stereo to Tundra electrical adapter all made up, that took most of the time. But once done, it plugged right in and worked the first time

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Larry from Saint Joseph, MO on 3/28/2018

2005 Toyota Tundra

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Works excellent for my 2005 tundra like everything about it. Especially the apple connection

Pros: Easy install

Cons: Non at this point

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Great Features for my Jeep

Joseph from Millington, NJ on 3/27/2018

2008 Jeep Wrangler

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I really like this head unit. It can do everything I want or need. I just wish Car Play could be achieved without being tethered to the cord. This really brought my 2008 Jeep Wrangler into 2018. I even installed the backup camera and it works great. Crutchfield had excellent customer service, excellent price! I love the plug and play wiring and the bonus was they connected the wiring for me for a very inexpensive charge!! I was missing an antenna piece and Crutchfield sent a replacement out immediately!! Thanks Crutchfield!!

Pros: Great sound. HD radio is clear. Bluetooth is excellent.

Cons: lack of instructions

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Crutchfield customer from Richmond, TX on 3/27/2018

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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Great product

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Robert from Fresno, CA on 3/27/2018

2006 Dodge Ram 1500

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Radio sounds great, did not know my factory Infinity speakers could sound this good.

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Love it

Tony from IL on 3/27/2018

2007 Ford F-150

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I installed it in my work truck and now I can't wait to go to work!! It has nice features, and great sound

Pros: Sound quality apple car play and android auto

Cons: One USB input

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Easy DIY install

Joshua D from Athol, ID on 3/26/2018

2006 Dodge Ram 1500

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Installed in an '06 Dodge Ram 1500 with a factory non-NAV deck. I've have been away from car audio DIY for many years. I browser shopped for many weeks before I decided on using Crutchfield and choosing this deck. I went to 2 different local stereo shops with great reputations and got full install quotes. I was quoted nearly twice what is was going actually cost me to do it myself. I couldn't be happier with my decision. The instructions were a little lacking for the wiring portion of the install but I blame that on my lack of knowledge of modern 12V wiring. Back in my teenage years there was no NAV, Satellite Radio, Android Auto, CarPlay, etc. Just power, memory, remote (or amps or a power antennae) and speakers. So, I had to call Crutchfield to get started on the wiring. Viewing the photos, you can see the flawless install on the deck. The purchased trim kit conceals the rounded cutouts from the stock deck. The wiring photo was prior to crimping install and done on the work bench. The supplied factory deck harness which is plugged into the deck at the bottom of the photo is crimped to the purchased OEM replacement harness using color coordination in the upper right of the photo which plugs into the harness in the truck and also plugged into that little black box in the upper left. The box is so light and non assuming I initially thought it was useless. But after speaking with a Crutchfield Rep, it made perfect sense. Hope this helps anyone who is overwhelmed by the wiring.

Pros: Looks great Lots of features Additional add-on options Great Customer Service Looks like Factory Install

Cons: Wiring slightly confusing due to lack of clear or directions Anroid Auto doesn't always pair initially. I think it is my settings though. Still playing that.

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Crutchfield customer from Soulsbyville, CA on 3/26/2018

2014 Subaru Impreza

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Great product! Pioneer always delivers. iPhone Car Play is amazing. We tried several model iPhones. All worked perfectly, except we had parental controls turned on our daughters phone so it wouldn't work initially. Not the stereos fault. We had to unlock and turn on "car play" in the iPhone settings, then had to read from some forums.... had to restart the iPhone for the settings to take effect. Now that phone (iPhone 6s) works great also. Again, not the stereos issue, just wanted to mention this for others who may think the car play feature has something wrong when it very well could be a problem in your phone settings. 5 or newer should work. Good Luck!

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Crutchfield customer from Sebastopol, CA on 3/25/2018

2006 Ford F-350

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Great stereo

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Crutchfield customer from Waxhaw, NC on 3/25/2018

2005 Ford Mustang

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Like the unit really well. Still playing with all the functions

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Paul from White Marsh, MD on 3/23/2018

2015 Subaru Forester

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This product exceeds my expectations. Having the ability to use Waze, listen to my music collection, make phone calls, summon google, and retain the steering wheel controls is awesome! This replaced the factory HD radio unit with Bluetooth and 6 speakers. I didn't have a great place to place and see my phone hands free, and listening to my music over bluetooth would sometimes not seems loud enough, and the stock system sometimes had difficulty switching back to music after making a phone call. Call audio is much clearer, I think the mic is better too, I ended up clipping it to the lower right corner of the instrument cluster. Audio volume is greatly improved over the stock system, and much clearer. I have a long commute that has varying levels of traffic and multiple routes, so having Waze and its real time traffic updates is a must. And it is certainly much safer to quickly glance at the NEX's large screen and keep my peripheral vision on the road rather than having to illegally glance and/or fumble with my phone while driving. The only real drawback is that I was not able to successfully install the factory rearview camera to the NEX. The NEX does have the capability, but to my knowledge there is not an easy way to isolate the camera feed from the small factory information screen without cutting wires behind the dash. My intent with this install was not to cut any factory wires for a true plug and play system. I accomplished that thanks to Crutchfield!

Pros: Sound Android Auto Improved Bluetooth audio quality Integration with steering wheel controls Ease of use Pioneer quality

Cons: Could not successfully integrate rear view camera

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Nice unit, but UI is confusing.

Kipp from Madison, AL on 3/23/2018

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan

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I installed it a week ago. Overall I like being able to stream Pandora and use Google Maps or Waze. I really like the features that allow me to see engine gauges and tire pressure. The biggest weakness is the user interface. It can be really confusing to understand what mode it is in, and how to get to where you want to be. One big quirk is that it will, with no touch from me, suddenly switch from HD Radio to Pandora. It happened to me 3 times today in my 25 minute drive to work.

Pros: Android Auto is great.

Cons: The user interface is confusing, not very intuitive. Switches from HD Radio to Pandora on its own.

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Crutchfield customer from Miami, FL on 3/19/2018

2007 Lincoln Navigator

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Unit exceeded my expectations. I was hesitant to go with Pioneer because of absurdly slow load time on a unit I had many years ago. I am happy to report, the OS on this works very well, and the Apple Carplay is awesome. Why pay for a navigation headunit when Carplay will give you all the same functionality with up to date maps (free). Another very pleasant surprise was the fantastic sound quality. I was blown away by how much better my stock system sounded simply by swapping out the head unit. I have always felt speakers/amp were most critical, but have newfound respect to what a dramatic difference a solid headunit can make.

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2005 Ford Mustang GT Convertible with Shaker 500

Crutchfield customer from Conyers, GA on 3/19/2018

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This unit is a great update to the 12 year old OEM radio. So many great features and I especially like Apple Carplay. The sound is awesome with the factory speakers and amp.

Pros: Looks very good in the car. Great radio with tons of features and awesome sound. The installation kit is excellent.

Cons: Installation was pretty involved and took some time to complete. Pioneer's installation document could be better.

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GREAT UPGRADE for my 16 year old Highlander

Rick from Sandersville, GA on 3/18/2018

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This is really a GREAT UPDATE to my '02 Highlander. The interface on this receiver is SUPER. I mostly listen to SiriusXM, Pandora, and some FM. The pre-wiring from Crutchfield made for an easy installation. I was able to use my JBL amp in my HL, because of the wiring and the system sounds great! The Android Auto is fantastic.

Pros: Excellent all the way around!

Cons: None

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Great unit

james from Yonkers, NY on 3/18/2018

2014 Hyundai Santa Fe

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Overall well made unit. I had numerous pioneer head units and they seem to out perform all others. This unot is well made and easy to navigate threw many features and options. I am pleased with the look and easy to use display.

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Brandon from Brooklyn Park, MN on 3/18/2018

2010 Honda Accord

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I've always loved Pioneer products, the love for this is no different. Unit has plenty of space for audio expansion and is loaded with features. Audio quality is also amazing.

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Crutchfield customer from Hume, VA on 3/16/2018

1997 Chevrolet K Series

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Great features, love it.

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Crutchfield customer from Mondovi, WI on 3/15/2018

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Product works awesome the wiring harness I had them set up and was plug and play and ready to go when I got it. Only negative thing I could say is shipping was not the fastest.

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Crutchfield customer from Hoover, AL on 3/14/2018

2015 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited

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I purchased a Kenwood before this Pioneer and it died on me within a week. Glad I changed to Pioneer! The ui is spot on, and the extras are great. Downsides are the lack of documentation for what all the bells and whistles are. Also, the backup camera I already had installed on my jeep isn't compatible with this hu. They expect you to buy their products or deal with having a subpar experience, which isn't good business.

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Crutchfield customer from Concho, AZ on 3/14/2018

2007 Ford Mustang

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Looks great, sounds greater. Lots of wires to deal with but the worst thing about the install was getting the oe radio out.

Pros: Looks oe, sounds amazing

Cons: The Pioneer instruction manual leaves a little to be desired. Not what I'm used to from Pioneer

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Worth the money

Eric from TX on 3/14/2018

2010 Toyota Tundra

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Works well overall. Love Apple Car Play with this radio. The layout is pretty basic overall, and could benefit from a more modern look, but no complaints.

Pros: Sounds good, works great.

Cons: Simple basic layout.

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Crutchfield customer from Cutler Bay, FL on 3/14/2018

2006 Ford Mustang

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Excellent product and service Very happy

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flawless android auto. great deck overall

Darren from Orlando, FL on 3/13/2018

2006 Hummer H3

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Wanted a nudget friendly android auto head unit and bky did crutchfield hit the nail on the head. Absolutely love this nex2330 headunit. Installation was a breeze,everything i needed was there to get the job done rhanks to my sales advisor Levi and SJ were extremely helpful in the purchase and post sale assitance. Was awesome having someone who cared about your needs actually assist in the decision making process. As well as a frendly tech to call when you just want to be sure you dont fry something inadvertantly. Two thumbs up for the guys at Crutchfield. And two thumbs up for the NeX 2330 by pioneer.

Pros: It has everything you need and more

Cons: None

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BOOOOOM

Donovan Harper from Fairfax, VA on 3/13/2018

2005 Honda Civic

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I love my new pioneer, not to mention my wife likes it more than I thought she would! Clear sound, and puts out more so it sounds great with my W-6. Much more to add soon. I always get the best advice from customer service and I will always continue to shop for my gear with Crutchfield

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Feature-Filled Radio

Cory from San Antonio, TX on 3/11/2018

2016 Scion iM

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Awesome head unit. Clear, crisp display, filled with features, favorite is Apple CarPlay. Plenty of ports on the back of the unit to set up whatever crazy system you want. Coworkers are jealous!

Pros: Apple CarPlay, HD radio, iDatalink serial cable port, plenty of audio/video in/out ports.

Cons: Main screen menu is just a little laggy coming up.

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Great look & sound

Rob from Bellaire, MI on 3/11/2018

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I have a similar unit of this type already so the choice was easy. The ease of use & the CarPlay feature is great! HD Radio sounds good with factory speakers. The DVD player built in is a nice option & the look & sound quality is worth the price. I surely would recommend this double din!

Pros: Great look- good sound - CarPlay feature & DVD Player HD radio

Cons: DVD functions

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Great sound!

Kevin from Cartersville, GA on 3/11/2018

2018 Toyota C-HR

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I love this thing. It has everything that I need. Apple CarPlay and HD radio were two of the biggest things that I was looking for but also I wanted the ability to retain my steering wheel controls which is track up/down, volume up/down, mode but also wanted to keep my push to talk, hang up/pickup phone features on the steering wheel as well. I wasn't sure that I could do all of this so I called Crutchfield and got the advisor Gus who was very helpful and he researched my car (2018 Toyota C-HR) and confirmed that with the AXXESS ASWC-1 I could keep all of the steering wheel functions and after installing I must say, I couldn't be any happier. The push to talk also works with Siri. After install I noticed that the sound of this thing is a huge improvement over the factory radio.

Pros: Works with steering wheel controls with adapter. Apple CarPlay and HD radio.

Cons: None that I can think of.

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Crutchfield customer from Miami, FL on 3/8/2018

2015 Subaru Forester

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Love it, sounds great, easy to use, has allot of cool features and the Apple Carplay works amazing.

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Crutchfield customer from Birmingham, AL on 3/7/2018

2010 Nissan Titan

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Pioneer builds another superior car stereo. The AVH-2330NEX is simply another jewel in their crown as the King of Car Stereos.

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Nice clear screen, great for Android Auto

Ty from Baton Rouge, LA on 3/7/2018

2009 Nissan Rogue

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I almost never give a 100% rating to anything, so 4 stars is very good from me. This went in easily, has a large clear screen. The basic functions are easy to figure out, although the obscure items can be a little harder find, but Google is your friend. Android Auto works wonderfully, I LOVE being able to see the map as I drive (even w/o Navigation active), as does my daughter. The only issue I ran into wasn't an issue with the radio, but I'm including it here in case someone else hits this snag. On my phone, I had a battery case. Apparently it interfered with the USB connection for Android Auto, causing it to stop randomly. I removed the case, and no more issues.

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Good Value

Ron from Ijamsville, MD on 3/6/2018

2017 Jeep Renegade

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Nice receiver for the price, what it does it does well. Sound is good. Android Auto works great. Crutchfield people were helpful and shipping was super fast.

Pros: Good price, Large display, good sound.

Cons: Only 1 USB port, only 6 presets per screen, have to move through several screens to see and select all presets especially for sat receiver. Only able to upload 1 custom background image to use then you must delete it to add a new image.

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Great radio and bluetooth features

Brian from Arlington, TX on 3/5/2018

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I love this head unit. I bough this to replace my factory 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport head unit, as it was the base model. I broke out the metal bracket from behind the factory stereo location as described in the installation directions. It took a bit more effort than I expected, but it eventually broke loose. The radio sounds great even on the factory speakers! Who knew my factory speakers actually had a little range? The installation was pretty easy for the most part. It would have been nice if Crutchfield offered the microbypass so I didn't have to wire the emergency brake wire. I had to source that elsewhere. Without it, half the settings aren't available and updating the firmware is not possible without the e-brake wire setup, too. The HD radio comes in clear. Android Auto works great. Initially it would randomly disconnect and drop the USB connection. I'd have to unplug and replug my phone in to the USB cable. Since I've updated to the new firmware released Feb 27, 2018, it's been working much better. But I needed the microbypass installed in order to upgrade the firmware. I've used Pandora on Android Auto and on Bluetooth and both work great! I've been able to play a couple of DVDs as well. The picture is small, being 7 inches, but it still works well for the passenger.

Pros: Sounds quality Features for the price point

Cons: Requires microbypass instead of just grounding e-brake wire

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Great Purchase

Crutchfield customer from Troy, MO on 3/5/2018

2011 Jeep Patriot

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Overall this is a good stereo. That is packed with lots of great features. The HD radio is awesome, the ability to connect two mobile phones via Bluetooth is great, and I love the Apple CarPlay. The response time switching between screens is a little slower than I would like, but it's not bad. During sunny conditions the glare on the screen is pretty challenging.

Pros: Great sound, packed with features, HD radio, CarPlay, DVD, adjustable screen tilt

Cons: Delay in switching between modes is a little slower, glare on the screen is challenging

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Thomas from Big Pine Key, FL on 3/5/2018

2007 GMC Sierra 2500/3500

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awesome radio

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OK product !

Joji from Overland Park, KS on 3/4/2018

2015 Toyota Camry

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Good product , didn't work AppRadio , it's a joke ? Feels like Some school kids developed this App!? can't play You Tube , google maps etc. Apple Car Play works , good radio , video & BT . I should have do more research before buying this product , too late , already spend money & time for the installation ??

Pros: Apple Car Play , HD Radio ,BT , DVD

Cons: Horrible App Radio !

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Crutchfield customer from Summersville, WV on 3/4/2018

2016 Jeep Compass

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Love this stereo!!!

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Guest from Springfield, IL on 3/1/2018

2008 Dodge Ram 2500

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Has a few issues. First thing I noticed is that the auto-dimmer is useless. Frequently dims during the day where I can't see the screen, and bright at night. I ended up having to manually dim and brighten the screen. Very annoying. The Navigation with Google Maps through Android Play is worthless. My phone screen won't stay on, and every time the screen times out, the stereo says GPS signal lost and the Nav quits working. I have the most recent software and screen settings are set to always on in the app. Just doesn't work. When using the Google voice prompts, the voice response's volume trails in and out where you can't hear it. The OS is a little laggy and slow at times, especially when loading into Android Play. During Android play, the screen seems to just go black, then come back at random. And the final complaint...7" of screen and the song title is programmed to scroll so you can't see the entire artist and title. You have to stare and wait for it to slowly scroll the info. Just an annoyance.

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Crutchfield customer from Post Falls, ID on 2/28/2018

2007 Toyota Corolla

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Everything it was representatived to be and more

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Crutchfield customer from Oakland, CA on 2/28/2018

2011 Honda Element

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I installed this in my 2011 Honda Element with the ReadyHarness (which is a no-brained when you have kids and no time to strip wires) also paired it with the pioneer back up camera. Its a really nice looking HU. So far been very easy to use and navigate. The Apple carplay feature is so good. I'm very impressed with the responsiveness

Pros: Setting features and navigation User friendly interface Customization

Cons: None as of yet

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Looks Great Performs Great

Levi from Williston, ND on 2/26/2018

2008 Toyota Tundra

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Great fit and finish in my 2008 Toyota Tundra. Installation was a breeze and it totally transformed my vehicle. Love the Android Auto feature!

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Crutchfield customer from Virginia Beach, VA on 2/25/2018

2004 Dodge Ram 1500

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Great deck only issue i have with the pioneer camera is can't get it to work when putting the car in reverse, have to push a button on the radio to get it to cut on.

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Crutchfield customer from Saint Cloud, FL on 2/25/2018

2004 Ford F-150

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great radio !!

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CLEAN Sound and fast menus

Rick from Summerville, SC on 2/19/2018

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Compared to the Kenwood I returned, this should get 7 stars. Much better RCA output (as another reviewer proved with a voltmeter...thanks!). ZERO noise. The menus are fast and it can read a 64 GB USB drive (Kenwood was 16 GB max). All in all, this seems like an EXCELLENT choice, but I'll admit that I have only had it installed for a few hours. If you are cross-shopping Kenwood and Pioneer, stop right now and buy Pioneer. This is coming from someone who was never a Pioneer fan and has had about 5 Kenwood decks in my life.

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Crutchfield customer from Las Vegas, NV on 2/19/2018

2004 Ford Mustang

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Great deck I love it and the service was great at clutchfield I recommend this site to all veterans like my self, you won't be disappointed with the service they have to offer.

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Crutchfield customer from Fort Wayne, IN on 2/19/2018

2005 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

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Bought it for my truck, but liked it so much I bought another for the other car. It has everything you need so I don't think it'll become obsolete any time soon. No updates because it goes through the phone.

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Crutchfield customer from Catonsville, MD on 2/19/2018

2003 Toyota Camry

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System is Ok however the Car play is really slow and works 30 percent of the time.

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Crutchfield customer from Hartwell, GA on 2/18/2018

2012 Dodge Charger

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Perfect radio!!! All the features I need!!

Pros: Easy to install, looks good and has all the features possible.

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Joseph from Overland Park, KS on 2/18/2018

2017 Nissan Frontier SV

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Better than expected. Couldn't be happier. Looks great and sounds better.

Pros: Fit and sound

Cons: USB cable

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Crutchfield customer from Playa Del Rey, CA on 2/14/2018

2008 Audi A4

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This receiver not only took me out of the dark ages of adapter cables and frustration but it really enhanced the pre-existing speakers in my car. The interface is easy to navigate and the Apple CarPlay function is great. I highly recommend this receiver!

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Perfect!

Jesse from Elk River, MN on 2/14/2018

2008 Toyota Tacoma

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Love the Head Unit. Great upgrade over the stock head unit. Makes the factory (Non JBL) speakers sound 100% better.

Pros: Looks Great Functions Great Picture

Cons: Complicated interface when changing settings

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Philip from Anchorage, AK on 2/12/2018

2002 Ford F-350

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Just installed the unit today, and I couldn't be happier. Apple Car Play works perfectly, the unit looks great, the tilt screen feature is outstanding, sound is great, the screen automatically dims when the headlights are turned on. Just works great!

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Andrew from Junction City, OR on 2/12/2018

2008 Honda Accord

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Great head unit not only looks good but performs well too. Lots of adjustment for sound quality to dial in your system for optimal sound.

Pros: Sound quality , looks, apple CarPlay

Cons: Don't have any yet

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Allen T. from New Fairfield, CT on 2/12/2018

2008 Jeep Liberty

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Exactly what I was looking for. Nice, clear display...easy for my old eyes to see. Apple CarPlay makes operations even easier.

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Crutchfield customer from Eureka, CA on 2/11/2018

2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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Great stereo. Links up with my phone very easy. Screen looks good and fit well in my 2005 Ford Super Duty.

Pros: Great all around stereo

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Crutchfield customer from Piney Point, MD on 2/10/2018

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excellent suggestion and choice for my car

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Mark from Maryland on 2/9/2018

2005 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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Replace OEM Sync radio in 2009 F250. Hated that radio as the buttons on the side and touch screen were very small and just difficult to use driving down the road in a heavy duty truck. Pioneer is order of magnitudes better, plus you get ApplePlay. I get that it's 10 years newer, and it shows. I also have a back up camera and will put cameras on the trailer as it accommodates both without the need for an additional monitor

Pros: Just really nice all around. Easy to use and great features and sounds great

Cons: None thus far

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Meets all Needs

Crutchfield customer from O Fallon, MO on 2/8/2018

2005 Ford Explorer

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Awesome features. Installed in a 05 explorer and fit perfectly. The price was $100 less than the local car audio shop.

Pros: Ease of use Intuitive controls Apple car play

Cons: Stupid brake wire that's a mile long

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Awesome stereo!

Jay from Anchorage, AK on 2/7/2018

2008 Toyota Tundra

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My previous stereo was a Pioneer and was happy with it so I decided to stick with the brand. I wanted to upgrade because of Apple Car Play. I couldn't be happier with the features, price, and ease of use.

Pros: Price, ease of use, features

Cons: Another USB port would be nice!

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Robert from Muncie, IN on 2/7/2018

2002 Cadillac DeVille

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awesome stereo love it.

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Crutchfield customer from Port St Lucie, FL on 2/7/2018

1999 Chevrolet Silverado

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Great product! Always been a pioneer fan, they knocked it out of the park with this headunit. It has everything you could or want on this radio.

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my First car touchscreen

Brian from Dover, MA on 2/6/2018

1997 Toyota Land Cruiser

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This head unit, a sub woofer and and some Kicker speakers transformed the listening experience in my 20 year old truck. I've been introducing friends and family to the hands free ease of use of Apple Play. Now my father wants one in his old Cadi'. Backup camera too!

Pros: Pretty easy to use. Figured out 80% intuitively just by poking around. Love the graphic equalizer

Cons: Touch screen is modern look but not as easy to use "blind" as old knobs/buttons

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Works well

Ned from Manchester, MO on 2/6/2018

1994 Acura Integra GSR

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Fits well in Integra. If using amps, insulate speaker outputs before installing. Yes, I AM speaking from experience!

Pros: Android Auto works great. Easier interface than previous Pioneer.

Cons: Would have liked an additional USB connection, to allow both Android Auto and flash drive to be connected at same time. Connector was different than previous Pioneer AVH-X8500BHS), so had to rewire.

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Brian from Rensselaer, NY on 2/1/2018

2015 Subaru Legacy

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This stereo, combined with my after market speakers and amp, creates an amazing sound. The CarPlay is essential. The one negative that I have at the time is that the one screen is not working well with my iPhone since doing the latest firmware update. I will probably be reaching out to Pioneer to discuss this issue soon.

Pros: Sound quality, CarPlay

Cons: CarPlay doesn't always work perfectly

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Mike from Livingston, NJ on 2/1/2018

2002 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Installed this unit in my 2002 Chevy Tahoe. After pricing it out through different outlets for install, decided to dive in myself. Pretty straight forward besides the onstar. Tech support very helpful with wiring. After playing with unit for a week, I have it connecting good with android auto, bluetooth very good, very happy with sound although I am using all auto settings, sounds very good. Overall very happy with purchase.

Pros: Android Auto, Bluetooth,Sound, Quality, Screen Brightness Ease of use

Cons: None so far for me!

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MARTHA from Astor, FL on 1/31/2018

2017 Nissan NV Passenger

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So far we only had for a week, but we like it. The images are bright and clear, easy to use, back up camera feature is bright and clear, CD player works well and very easy to make phone calls. Sirrus has good sound . Would recommend to a friend. Crutchfield support team was phenomenal !

Pros: Easy to operate , sounds good, easy to view

Cons: none i can think of

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Crutchfield customer from Umatilla, FL on 1/28/2018

2017 Nissan Titan XD

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Nice unit overall. Camera's never worked...

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Cameron from IN on 1/28/2018

2004 Kia Amanti

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Absolutely love this product

Pros: Good layout easy to use beautiful display

Cons: Android auto is glitchy

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Great product

Billy from Hampton, VA on 1/24/2018

2008 Toyota Tacoma

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Awesome product. I have been a fan of pioneer since my first car and home stereo. Apple play works great and so does the bluetooth. The settings are more than enough to fine tune and and protect your speakers from distorting.

Pros: Apple play, Bluetooth, Clear phone calls, crossovers built in, still accepts disks, plenty of power for my JBL components

Cons: Only thing I wish it had was a volume knob instead of buttons.

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Pioneer fan forever

Rich from Asbury, NJ on 1/21/2018

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500

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Great sound easy to use

Pros: Great sound many features

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Crutchfield customer from Glen Allen, VA on 1/16/2018

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Fantastic head unit. I installed in my 2003 Tacoma and am very pleased. The Bluetooth Pandora integration with my Samsung phone is much better than an older Pioneer unit in my Land Cruiser. The screen is bright and I like the ability to match the button colors to the red interior lights of the Tacoma. No complaints so far.

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Big Improvement

Matthew from Elkton, MD on 1/11/2018

2014 Toyota Tundra

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Replaced the factory head unit in my 2014 Toyota Tundra. Big improvement in sound quality and functionality. Very pleased with the sound control, CarPlay, and other features.

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Awesome deck.

Ed from Blacksburg, VA on 1/7/2018

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Awesome deck. Had a Kenwood 773bh but I could never get the white noise to go away. Finally just bought this Pioneer and wow! What a difference. This 2330nex is so clean. Buy this. For comparison, and they will all be a little different. The 2330 next advertises a 4v preamp out. So did the Kenwood 773BH. Here is the actual clean output measured with o-scope. Recorded max clkean that all chanmels would maintain. Kenwood 773BH -> 1.97v before clipping. Vol 30 of 35. Pioneer 2330nex -> 6.04v before clipping. Vol 39 of 40.

Pros: Clean underrated preamp. 3 way network mode. Will support NTFS drives. Also supports .mkv files.

Cons: Idatalink integration on my 2015 Cherokee TH is sometimes odd on the climate control screen. I'm sure this will be addressed with a FW update. Do not know if it is the Maestro RR module or the Deck.

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Dan from Gun Barrel Cy, TX on 1/6/2018

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Nice Radio. Worked well out of the box without a lot of learning curve.

Pros: Quality, Good Instructions

Cons: None

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Works great, install was straightforward.

Jason from Cumming, GA on 1/3/2018

2012 Toyota FJ Cruiser

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Installed this with a Maestro ADS RR system and the wiring kit from Maestro for my vehicle. Installation was easy and Maestro support was great with a few questions I had. I really don't get any perceptible lag with this system. If you do, perhaps you have an old phone paired with this Android Auto/Carplay. Sound is great.

Pros: Easy to install with the Maestro ADS and wiring kit I used. No perceptible lag with a late model phone used with it.

Cons: I really wish that Pioneer would show an overlay of the radio station tuning when in Android Auto or Apple Carplay.

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Crutchfield customer from Little Rock, AR on 12/29/2017

2007 Nissan Altima

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Pretty nice head unit. Has lots of connections on it. Pretty easy to install. Only complaints are it is a tiny bit slow sometimes. They really should put in a faster processor. Other than that, works pretty well. I don't look forward to having to take it out of the dash if I want to install a backup camera or plug in an aux cable, but I doubt I'll be doing either of those anytime soon. The aux cable especially is pretty redundant considering all of the audio choices you get with this unit. It would be nice to customize the steering wheel controls a bit for like long presses of my source or track/preset up/down buttons so I could do other things, but it isn't a big deal. I can just reach over and hit the couple buttons on the head unit easy enough. :) One thing I will say is that the screen is affected by polarized lenses in sunglasses. I have to twist my head slightly when I am driving in bright sunlight so I can see the screen. LOL

Pros: Lots of audio sources Lots of connections Easy enough to install

Cons: A tiny bit slow sometimes No long warning screens at start up (goes away in like 6 seconds or so) A bit large and kinda hard to move around when hooking things up while putting in the dash Screen is affected by polarized lenses on sunglasses Screen gets dirty pretty quick by fingerprints but that isn't too bad of a con

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No problems!

Troy from United States on 12/28/2017

2005 Chevrolet Tahoe

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Worked as advertised!! Seems to do everything we need it to do. The only challenges we had was stuffing all the needed extras in the dash. Installed in a 2005 Tahoe with Bose system. The radiopro 5 worked seamlessly, no programming needed. OnStar works fine. This was quoted a $1000 + purchase and install from a local car audio dealer... If you can make coffee... You can do this.

Pros: It works!!

Cons: None so far

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Mike from Cincinnati, OH on 12/16/2017

2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

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Great radio if you are looking for something that works with your smartphone navigation apps and music. Works flawless with android auto and waze. Great upgrade from stock radio. Sounds good. Nice display. Plenty of options. Did work with my 2009 Tahoe even though Crutchfield shows it as incompatible. A little overwhelming to figure best setup. Ended up using Android Auto, Waze, and Google Play Music (for mp3s on phone). Pioneer Appradio did not appear useful to me. Note: current Android Auto app has a bug. If "OK Google" does not work turn off "OK Google" setting and it will work.

Pros: Android Auto Good sound Nice, large display OK Google commands HD Radio

Cons: Have to wait for radio to fully boot for backup camera to work or get black screen. Loudness control not variable (big difference between low and mid). Only one usb jack (cannot hookup phone and flash drive at same time). Cannot set volume for guidance and Google assistant separately. Favorite stations divided in 3 groups of six. Channel Up/down only work with one group at a time. These are all very minor things. Great radio overall.

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worth all the money!

manny from Sacramento,CA on 12/10/2017

2011 Toyota Sienna

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this is the one if you want apple carplay on a budget!!! i had a kenwood installed and brought it back the next day for this avh-2300 because of these reviews here on Crutchfield's (thank you!) this unit does not disappoint worth all the money

Pros: fast unit

Cons: pioneer startup screen can be annoying sometimes

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Brandon from Peoria, AZ on 12/5/2017

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Greet product! Every vehicle I've owned I've put a Pioneer Unit in and haven't been disappointed. Great quality product at a good price. Crutchfield team members are super helpful and went above and beyond to help me out!

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Todd from Decatur, AL on 12/4/2017

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I bought the receiver to upgrade from my 2010 Accord oem receiver. It is a very nice upgrade especially combined with the back up camera which was a big part of what I was after. My regret is that I didn't upgrade the speakers and add an amp. The blue tooth is very sketchy with the phone when making a call or receiving a call. The android auto app is ok, but has some limitations. For some reason, when responding to a text via voice, it adds in the response text message "what is your text." I told it to start over and it keeps automatically adding, whats your text, as part of the text message. The receiver has some cool EQ functions that are preset like, Powerful, or vocal, but also allows two custom settings. The factory sound without an amp or better speakers is not ideal.

Pros: Great with back-up camera, Multiple EQ setting, attractive styling

Cons: blue tooth needs a lot of work. Making or receiving calls through the receiver is not ideal. Not sure the mic needs improvement and the way the sound is routed through the speakers is terrible. The sound quality using blue tooth needs work. Not sure if better speakers and an amp would really help?

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Has everything you would want

Dave from Moorhead, MN on 11/29/2017

2013 Honda Accord

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I originally purchased the MVH-2300NEX, but I didn't realize that didn't have HD radio. This one does, plus CD/DVD. For the price, you will not find a better unit IMO. I mean, HD radio, DVD player, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, all baked into a Pioneer deck? I honestly don't know what other features you would need. The screen is great. I have been a Pioneer deck owner for over 20 years now, probably having over a dozen of them in various vehicles. I can honestly say this is the best one I've owned.

Pros: Android Auto/Apple CarPlay, HD Radio, DVD, Great Screen, Customizability, Pioneer name

Cons: Nothing that I've found so far

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Jeff from Plano, TX on 11/29/2017

2014 Kia Sorento

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Fits perfectly and d9es as promised

Pros: Android auto makes it all worthwhile

Cons: None

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A solid choice for Apple's CarPlay!

Jeremy from Pleasanton, TX on 11/27/2017

2013 Nissan Armada

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Love my 2330NEX!! Very Happy with this unit! I purchased it because of the 7" Screen and CarPlay!! I love how it works!

Pros: Tons of features Screen Clarity Sound Quality DVD functionality Apply CarPlay!

Cons: Setup can take a bit to figure out Many layers of menus to go through

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Johnny from Mcdonough, GA on 11/26/2017

2017 Hyundai Elantra

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Just what I ordered. Every vehicle I purchase, I'm floored with the inventiveness of Crutchfield!

Pros: Everything's great.

Cons: None.

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Best unit yet

Coleton from Lebanon, TN on 11/14/2017

2009 Dodge Ram 2500

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Fantastic product! I have always used pioneer products, but with how fast technology is going this was the best for your buck. Having the ability to use navigation without buying a Navi unit was a big plus using Android Auto. The functionality and features of this unit are 10 out 10 in my opinion. Easy install by coupling this with the Maestro RR and Chrysler CP-2 adapter.

Pros: Android auto Bluetooth Gauge display

Cons: None

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Great sound and easy install !!

Danny from Maitland, FL on 11/12/2017

2010 Toyota Camry

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I love this head unit. It sounds great and paired with some new Pioneer front and back speakers it a joy to listen to music again. I now have a backup camera as well. Crutchfields staff was great from my purchase to the technical help I received so i could install all of this myself.

Pros: Android auto works great and now i feel that i dont have to buy a new car.

Cons: Mone

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Jeremy from Rutherfordton, NC on 11/9/2017

2007 Ford Expedition EL

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CarPlay works great, AppRadio is useless if you have updated to iOS11.

Pros: CarPlay`

Cons: AppRadio

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Crutchfield customer from Montevideo, MN on 11/6/2017

2015 Ram 2500

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Easy install with the datalink interface. Looks good and sounds good in my Ram 2500. CarPlay freezes sometimes and have not figured out why.

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Great sound and picture, easy to use features, and expandable features

Phillip from Columbia, SC on 11/5/2017

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After researching numerous radios, i decided on the Pioneer AVH-2330NEX to drive my system and i couldn't be more pleased! This radio has every feature I wanted and options to expand if I so desired. The HD receiver, Cd/DVD player, Bluetooth syncing, phone calls, and USB features all work great! Installation took longer than anticipated due to slight modifications to the installation kit, but no fault of the radio. My install included replacement of all speakers, adding 2-12" Rockford Fosgate P3 subs, an Alpine X-A90V amp to drive it all and a back-up camera. This head unit works fantastic!

Pros: Easy to use features, buttons are easy to access, great sound and picture, unit has many features to address what your music media;CD, radio, Usb, Bluetooth thru phone. Because of my extensive music collection, I chose to add a 128Gb flash drive with my collection to usb port. I love how i can easily select the artist or activate the Mixtrax feature to create a music mix for my travels.

Cons: None recognized

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Brad from New Castle, PA on 11/4/2017

2013 Ford F-250 Super Duty

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Crutchfield supplied everything needed for an easy installation and from start to finish took a little over an hour in my '13 F250. The radio receiver works as it should. Bluetooth syncs fast, hands free calling is crisp and clear, and HD tuner sounds great. The CarPlay feature really transformed my vehicle.

Pros: Install was fast and simple with Crutchfield's supplied instructions. Fast shipping Everything works exactly as described

Cons: None-

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Crutchfield customer from Huntsville, AL on 11/3/2017

2011 Toyota Tacoma

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Great product, lots lot convenient features. Love Apple CarPlay!

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Great headunit

Trevor from Albert Lea, MN on 11/3/2017

2008 Hummer H3

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Great headunit, easy to use and navigate. Love Apple Carplay, this was the reason I bought it!

Pros: Apple Car Play Backup camera

Cons: Install kit needed to be modified.

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Great upgrade from factory stereo

Tony from Sugar Hill, GA on 11/1/2017

2014 Toyota Tacoma

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This radio is a significant improvement over the Toyota Entune radio from the factory in my 2014 Toyota Tacoma. The CarPlay system is great and hopefully will get better when Apple allows other apps such as Google Maps and Waze. The unit itself is very solid, works as expected, is much easier to use than some of the past units I have purchased from Pioneer and Kenwood. The Pioneer AppRadio functionality still seems to be a bit flakey but that may be because of iOS11 as I wasn't able to test with iOS10. Hopefully, that will be worked out between Apple and Pioneer and I will be able to use Waze in AppRadio mode. The unit even without an external amp makes my upgraded speakers sound much cleaner and better bass. My steering wheel controls work perfectly with the iDatalink Maestro. Overall I am very happy with this purchase and the help provided by the advisors and tech support at Crutchfield. I have been a Crutchfield customer since about 1980 and plan to be for life. Thank you!!!

Pros: Quality, Ease of Use, CarPlay, Great Screen, iDatalink interface for steering wheel controls, better sound than factory

Cons: AppRadio is a bit flakey with iOS11, hopefully, to be fixed with software updates.

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Douglas from Spartanburg, SC on 11/1/2017

2015 Honda CR-Z

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Excellent! The bluetooth connects with my Note 8 within seconds, and call clarity is great. The sound coming through the factory speakers is SO much improved over the lame stereo that came in my CR-Z. It seems to have better FM reception, too. In my car, the screen is very easy to see, and the touchscreen is FAR more responsive than that "K" brand (adjusting the EQ is no longer an all-day job). Searching for a particular track is also far quicker and easier, but could be improved. So far, everything that I've tried is working as advertised.

Pros: FM reception is very good. Sound quality is excellent. Auto-connects with my phone almost immediately. Responsive touchscreen.

Cons: No cons at all, really.

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Great Stereo!

Eric from Garner, NC on 10/31/2017

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For the price, this can't really be beat. HD Radio, plus Apple CarPlay (and Android's too....if you'd like). The screen is responsive and clear. The options are great. It was fairly easy to install into my 2014 Ram 1500 (only had to sawzall out one piece of metal - lol). But it looks almost factory. I added a backup camera as well - which was super easy to install. I also used the data maestro, and everything works great. I would definitely recommend this stereo.

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Dave from Minneapolis, MN on 10/30/2017

2003 GMC Sierra 1500

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Nice sound upgrade for features that weren't around when the vehicle was new. CarPlay works well. CarPlay navigation works better than on the phone itself. Siri integration is nice and phone calls are clear. I was not sure if I would hear the sound quality improvement, but the sound quality is much better than the factory radio. The highs are a bit muted, but I have heard that is likely due to the built in factory amp and not the receiver. The is decent enough that I do not feel the need to bypass the amp or upgrade the speakers. I have heard mixed comments about HD radio in general, but I think that it is an improvement. The install looks very clean and gives some life to an old vehicle. I have not installed a backup camera yet. For my vehicle, I ended up braking the plastic away with a pliers and then I also needed to cut the metal brace with a smaller reciprocating saw. I started with a Dremel, but that seemed a little slow. That may have worked better if I had better quality cutoff wheels. I cut lower than indicated in the instructions and just above a rivet to get more room for the blade to move without puncturing the ducting.

Pros: Sound, Bluetooth, CarPlay, Carplay Navigation, HD Radio, Hands-Free Calling

Cons: Not a con, but DVD capability was not a strong need. Pioneer wiring directions are very poor.

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Jason from Columbia, SC on 10/26/2017

2006 Nissan Pathfinder

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Overall, this is a pretty full-featured and easy to use receiver. I replaced the stock radio in an 06 Pathfinder, and it's an unbelievable improvement in every way. For everything it can do, the interface is intuitive enough that you don't need a user manual once it's installed. CarPlay worked right away without a hitch, setting up Bluetooth was as painless as could be, steering wheel controls were working straight away (Axxess ASWC-1interface), and no problems getting satellite radio activated and working. The sound isn't an improvement over stock - if anything, it might be a little worse, but that's not surprising, and speaker replacement is next on the list. Still, there are some gripes, some minor, some not. During installation, I found that the connector for the recommended satellite radio tuner (SXV300V1) has the tuner's plug bending at an awkward angle. It's an L-shaped plug, and the cord is directed straight up at the top of the receiver. Not a problem for this installation, per se, but in a tighter-fitting install this could be a problem. Also, the Pioneer AppRadio app, or AppRadio Next, I wasn't sure which one was preferred, is some useless trash, at least the current version with this receiver. It's needed for displaying Waze on the receiver screen, and it just shows a black screen instead. Finally, it'd be nice to disable some of the modes I don't use, like Pandora or the regular radio. But I still love this receiver.

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Brian from Easley, SC on 10/26/2017

2005 Ford Explorer Sport Trac

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Great unit. Just wish the volume automatically reduced for start up. Hate getting in the car in the morning and the radio is too loud. The power just shut off completely for a few minutes the other day; not sure what that was all about. Other than that so far all in all its a nice update for an 05 truck.

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Ted from ABQ, NM on 10/23/2017

2010 Toyota Tacoma

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Great stereo. Love all the features it has.

Pros: Has everything I want. (HD radio, Sirius, Apple CarPlay)

Cons: None as of right now.

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Crutchfield customer from Bakersfield, Ca on 10/19/2017

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I am glad I got this receiver it goes well with my phone and car. It also has great sound with multiple Bluetooth connections. Perfect.

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Average, with lots of room for improvement

Rick from Zephyrhills, FL on 10/18/2017

2011 Toyota Sienna

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I bought this unit to install in a 2011 Toyota Sienna when the OE radio died. I have a similar unit in my truck, and am happy with it, so decided to stay with Pioneer for the van. I really don't see that this unit has any characteristics that set it apart from the competitors. During install, I did have to call Tech Support. I must say that they were top notch. I was prepared to be in the perpetual wait mode, but the Tech guy answered almost immediately once I got through the "push this button for..." tree. One serious issue I have with Pioneer, is there installation instructions and owner's manual. The installation in instructions are borderline worthless, as they are confusing, use ultra small print and graphics, and everything is in black and white. Hey Pioneer - would it kill you to produce your instructions in color, and at a size that normal people could read without a magnifying glass? Color is particularly handy when dealing with color-coded wiring. If they had decent instructions, I would have given them four stars. If they would be something more than average as compared to competitors, I would have given them five stars. Pioneer's bright spot was their Tech Support. This was also a very bright spot for Crutchfield, whose Tech Support was top notch.

Pros: Tech Support

Cons: Horrible installation instructions, and owner's manual.

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Terrific Upgrade from Stock Uconnect 5.0

Robert from Richmond, VA on 10/9/2017

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I bought the unit to replace the stock Uconnect 5.0 radio in my 2016 RAM Promaster 3500. The recommended installation kit did not interface properly with my vehicle. I lost all Uconnect functions and half of the steering wheel audio/phone controls. The provided instructions did not match the layout of my stock double DIN configuration. I had to remove two brackets on the sides of the space and move two of the existing clips from the sides to the bottom to use the Metra kit. I did some research on the interface kit and found the correct one. Crutchfield support has agreed to replace the kit. I hope they'll learn from my experience and provide the right kit to future purchasers. The unit itself does everything well that I was looking for. It's screen is bright, clear and responsive. The audio is great and easy to adjust. I use Apple CarPlay in my configuration.

Pros: The Pioneer head unit performs really well.

Cons: Initial installation kit and instructions were incompatible.

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A Satisfying Upgrade from my 4100 NEX

Hank from Ontario, NY on 10/6/2017

2008 Volkswagen Jetta

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It's a satisfying upgrade from the 4100NEX! There are new features; sound quality and controls are significantly improved; apps integrate well especially Android Auto. The 2330 NEX was worth every penny to me!

Pros: Wonderful sound fidelity Controls and integration of Apps easy to us A higher quality display Easy to install and use especially with Android Auto

Cons: Camera will not display an image the second time backing up.

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Awesome Unit

Earl from Jacksonville FL on 10/1/2017

2007 Toyota Tundra

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I absolutely love this unit! I have learned all the inns and out about it. Go watch some YouTube videos out there to learn more about this unit. I upgraded my 2007 Tundra plus I added 4 new 6 3/4 Kicker speakers. I could not be happier! I use a samsung 7 with it. Some times it wont auto connect when in my pocket but it will always auto connect when I place it beside the unit. It will put either Google maps or waze on the screen if I opt to use the cable and plug in android auto. Mostly I just use Bluetooth and pandora. You can not beat the hands free capabilities. I like taking on the phone with it recipients don't know i am on speaker phone. Just lower the A/C fan and no one knows. Hey Goggle is my go to friend with this unit. It is like I purchased a new ride.

Pros: Great Sound and lots of buttons to play with you will be busy learning stuff. YouTube it!

Cons: Downloadable manual from Pioneer web site does not come with one. Watched a few Youtubes to learn it best. My Samsung 7 workers great with but my son has a older LG phone no work so good lags. Newer phone a must.

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Timothy from New London, CT on 9/30/2017

2004 Ford Explorer

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had to replace my satellite radio because it was stolen along with my car never to be seen again. I have no technical experience in radios and no comparisons to make, as far as I can tell this radio is great, my only regret is I chose not to have GPS as a feature during my selection process, long story there just like this review no need to elaborate.

Pros: went in like a charm

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Vikas from Virginia Beach, VA on 9/24/2017

2007 Toyota Tundra

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I bought this coz it is advertised as compatible with android autoplay and also it accepts camera. I connected exactly as described in the Crutchfield directions. Now here are the problems. my camera works but i have to manually press the camera view from the menu after putting it in reverse gear. about android auto, it connects sometimes and sometimes not. maps works sometimes and sometimes a huge lag. The software is so buggy. It also sometimes says it is not compatible with software with phone (my phone is Samsung Galaxy Note 3). I also tried to update but pioneer has no firmware updates for this. They also says it is limited model (limited lemons perhaps). I will never trust reviews in Crutchfield from now on. its probably from their staff.

Pros: No pros. You are better off not buying a lemon.

Cons: Android auto only work sometimes. reverse camera does not switch auto. you have to manually select the camera view from the menu after moving shifter in reverse. No firmware updates available whatsoever. limited model. limited lemons. so no support. do not buy!! Money down the drains.

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Vikas, we're sorry you're disappointed with your receiver. Whenever you are not completely satisfied with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, please contact our Customer Support team at 1-800-955-9091. Purchases from Crutchfield can be returned or exchanged within 60 days of the purchase.

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Crutchfield customer from Hope Mills, NC on 9/24/2017

2005 Toyota Tundra

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Installation was simple. Programming even easier. The CarPlay works great. The price was right on this unit.

Pros: Easy install. Integrates exactly as advertised with my iPhone.

Cons: None

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Considering returning it

David from Falls Church, VA on 9/23/2017

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This may be premature as I have only had the unit for a while, but so far I regret the purchase. Sound quality is very good, but I cannot figure out how to use many of the features. No user manual came with it, I called Crutchfield and was told a manual, would be e-mailed to me, but the e-mail I got seems to be an add for equipment. It's a pain trying to learn what various menu items do by trial and error. Worse, it only seems to work with Waze or Google Maps, and I was surprised at how bad Apple's GPS is. So I wind up using the Pioneer as a radio and telephone, and keep my iPhone in the window so I can get a decent GPS.. Will probably drive to Charlottesville, see if someone can instruct me, and then decide if I want to keep it. The sound is so superior to the original equipment that I may put up with it, but I am not a techie and I hate having to figure out what to me is a complex machine without any guidance. And I am really unenthusiastic about being limited to Apple's GPS. That's not Crutchfield's fault; the salesman warned me before I bought it that I would have to give up Waze, But I was really taken aback by bad Apple is at rush hour in DC.

Pros: Nice sound quality and bright screen.

Cons: Not easy to learn how to use, works only with Apple's GPS, and generally frustrating.

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Great Audio and responsiveness

Mike from St Paul, MN on 9/19/2017

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Sound quality is fantastic. The screen is very responsive and easy to see at all times. The dimmer doesn't seem to really....dim. I played around with the settings and it's just super bright night or day. The only other thing that is a bit annoying (which may be an Android Auto issues more than anything) is that the Audio coming from Google will sometimes only come out of the two front speakers instead of all 6 speakers so it will be super quiet, then suddenly loud and quiet again. Same when it's reading out text messages. Likely an AA issue than the head unit. Overall I am very very pleased with this unit.

Pros: Responsive clean looking interface. High quality audio. Multiple devices on bluetooth. Android Auto and Apple Carplay compatible.

Cons: Dimmer function not quite up to par.

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Crutchfield customer from Chicago, IL on 9/16/2017

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Things were fine for only one week (Although I drove only during that weekend). The second week, as soon as I started my car play, I saw a bit lag. Thought might be a minor glitch and ignored. During song play from phone ( I was using Gaana, an online music library ) there was a disconnect several times. I thought it might be an error with my internet connection on the phone. Today, when I drove to the store: -> CarPlay was very slow in launching. -> Maps hung several times while driving. ->Music was a disaster. There was a disconnect in musicplay (even voice guidance was hung several times). ->Finally, the screen turned black... PITCH BLACK in the middle of my trip. I had to keep my phone in my hand and look for directions. The only thing that works flawlessly is the HD radio and bluetooth. I guess carplay is the major issue as I haven't found any issues with the receiver as a whole. If I have to stop my car on a highway to replug the device or if I still have to use phone maps then the device has failed. Not sure if mine is a defective piece. It's been only two weeks and i've driven with carplay about 5 times only now.

Pros: good display sound is great bluetooth and radio works flawlessly

Cons: Carplay doesn't work. Huge lags in carplay whether maps or voice guidance or music from phone.

Crutchfield response on 9/18/2017
This customer contacted our Tech Support team and we're working to resolve his issues. Whenever you encounter a problem with anything you purchase from Crutchfield, especially a situation like this, please contact our tech support team right away. They can help you solve the problem or set up a return within 60 days of purchase.

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Charles from Gresham, OR on 9/11/2017

2004 Toyota Corolla

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Great upgrade from my stock deck. Easy to use menus, buttons are a bit small. Was an easy install for my 04 corolla. Sounds great.

Pros: easy to use menus, several sound features to tailor sound.

Cons: small buttons

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Crutchfield customer from Grayson, GA on 9/11/2017

2011 Toyota Tacoma

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Had doubts but having this unit installed in my Toyota Tacoma PreRunner it's a welcomed change from the old factory unit. Thanks again

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Paul from Lafayette, IN on 9/9/2017

2006 Saturn ION 2

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A competent device with a few flaws and missing features. 1st the flaws: The media player forgets the shuffle setting when powered down. Equally frustrating is that if you have chosen to play one artist then shuffle, reactivating the shuffle after powering up the player, the device shuffles the entire library, not the artist that previously selected. If the display is angled when powered down, when powered up afterwards, the display is reset to flush with the body but the memory within the system doesn't recall that, preventing the screen to be moved out for inserting / ejecting discs. Missing features: Artist / Track alert for SiriusXM, would happily forgo the "featured channels" presets to get them. Proper play artist / album only for media player, this and the above flaw does not bode well for the abilities of their digital media only players.

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Mostly Excellent...

Benjamin from West Chester, PA on 9/7/2017

2017 Nissan 370Z

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Pioneer has delivered an excellent car audio receiver, with most of the bells and whistles available on expensive units, at a substantially lower price! Firstly the audio quality is excellent. Regardless of input (Carplay / Android Auto, CD, Tuner) the unit delivers a clean, low noise , open sound. The menu layout is intuitive, finding items or switching between carplay and the pioneer app is easy and snappy. I love that I only need one cable for Apple or Android . Also being able to simultaneously bluetooth two phones is marvelous. After calibrating the touch screen, found it to be very, accurate and sensitive, quite possibly the best I have ever experienced on a car unit. With that said I find the continued use of a low contrast screen a disappointment. No matter what brightness or contrast setting, no matter what app or light condition I found the screens saturation and contrast abysmal (raised black level to be to precise) . Don't get me wrong it's no worse than the typical receiver touch screen but this is 2017 , there is no excuse for this - every smartphone costing more than $100 has better contrast and color - come on man !! One other pet peeve is that the aux in is on the back of the radio, if you don't attach an extension at time of installation get ready to pull the radio... Also the time alignment is suspect . It produces a spread image but sounds somewhat phasey (my speakers are 100% in phase). Will do more testing to determine cause..

Pros: Audio Quality Touch sensitivity and accuracy (after calibration) Single cable Carplay / Android Auto Menu layout intuitive Easy install - didn't need the brackets or dash face sold by Crutchfield...

Cons: Dated Display Technology / Low Contrast Time Alignment Questionable Auxiliary In located on back of radio

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Overall great unit, would buy again

Ken from Nottingham, NH on 9/6/2017

2004 Toyota Highlander

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Have had this in our '04 Toyota Highlander for a couple of months now. Actually really like the unit, no regrets on the purchase. I also have the Pioneer rear view camera for it, which was very challenging to install on this car, but that was because of the liftgate hatch, not the product. The Crutchfield team was very helpful on sending me photos on where to find the wires I needed in the factory harness for the parking brake and reverse power connections. Be aware that this unit makes it a pain (a little) to try to play videos while driving, for good reason (which I think is a BAD IDEA, btw). The install guide sheet provided for our vehicle was dead-on, made it very easy to install the unit.

Pros: Great sound from the original factory speakers, better than expected. Interface very easy to use. Rear camera integration is great, I especially liked the lines you can customize for your vehicle. Bluetooth connection works reliably. Pandora integration is excellent.

Cons: Install instructions are lousy. Not a lot of detail, print is too small! Have to download and print the manual if you want more detail. And some of the customization options can only be set if the car is parked and the parking brake set, which the install docs failed to mention (took me awhile to figure that out). Android Auto with my wife's Samsung S7 is not usable, too limited and the touch screen gets very sluggish and numb.

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Overall greatness

Brian from Morristown, NJ on 9/5/2017

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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Awesome product. Gave me great sound from my stock speakers. Installation was very simple but I'm a technician by trade so I might be biased. However the installation instructions it came with were very user friendly. I read a few cons about the warning message won't go away unless you acknowledge it but mine goes away after a few seconds. It is very user friendly and I love the Apple car play. Bluetooth works great. Call quality on microphone is great.

Pros: Easy install, great sound, Apple car play, vehicle info, great call quality

Cons: Need a separate adapter for Sirius satellite radio

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Great aftermarket head unit

Gerald from Philadelphia, PA on 9/3/2017

2011 Chevrolet Malibu

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Made me fall in love with my car again!!! My factory radio was the pits. Those radio provided all the features I desired and a few extra. The carplay feature offered the ability to listen to my music, access features of my iPhone that I otherwise wouldn't have and overall brought my car back to life. The only quirk I've found is with the dialpad in carplay mode which won't allow me to to dial 9 in the eighth digit spot however that's really not a major issue. Great in-dash aftermarket radio!!

Pros: CARPLAY, Bluetooth audio, remote control, sleek design, motorized display.

Cons: Quirk with built in keypad dialer

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Guest from Wisconsin on 9/1/2017

2005 Mazda Tribute

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4 stars because I am having problems with the motorized mechanism - unit sticks in the full slant position (Metra 99-7505 Double DIN 1994-2006 Mazda Tribute). The tech guy who installed the unit said it was a bit tight but I am taking it back to have them adjust it because I don't think I should have to push it back in when down. Otherwise sounds great, tons of features. Had originally bought the AVH-1330NEX (Apple Carplay only) but glad I exchanged it for the AVH-2330NEX model (Carplay and Android Auto).

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Crutchfield customer from New York on 9/1/2017

2012 Subaru Impreza WRX

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Absolutely love the radio, all the features that I am looking for. Install was easy, after talking to Carson, I'm glad I went with this radio.

Pros: Everything

Cons: None

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Apple CarPlay is great, Pioneer AppRadio is a joke!

Bill from Cincinnati, OH on 8/31/2017

2014 Honda Civic LX

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Overall, the unit is pretty great. Looks good, sounds good. HD radio is nice and the Apple CarPlay works nicely. It's a shame you cant use Google Maps with CarPlay, but that is a limit imposed by Apple. Amazon Music will occasionally not respond on the head unit, but will still respond on the phone, but the display never updates or changes. I have to close Amazon Music on the phone and then relaunch it before it clears up. The biggest issue I have with the unit is the Pioneer AppRadio feature is a joke. It doesn't work at all. It causes the head unit to lockup and become unresponsive while trying to launch the app. Furthermore, it prompts you on the phone to allow the application to use your phone, so you have to look at the phone and say OK almost every time. That pretty much defeats the purpose. Doing that will get the app to launch on the head unit. However, when trying to launch Waze from the AppRadio interface, it opens on the phone only. It never shows up on the display of the head unit. I am not sure what else i have to do to get it to work on the Pioneer's display but it wont work. It seems extremely useless and there needs to be a lot more development work on that piece and it shows. I wouldn't even tout it as a feature really. Other than that, its a nice unit. I would still buy it again.

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Crutchfield customer from Iron Mountain, MI on 8/30/2017

2010 Ford F-150 XLT

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I've been using the AVH-2330NEX for about 2 weeks. Overall it's an excellent product, but has a couple minor quirks, mainly with the iDatalink Maestro module. The factory F150 display shows time in 24-hour format instead of 12-hour even though I have 12-hour selected on the radio. The Pandora source works great, but every once in a while it fails to connect with my phone even though Pandora is running on by Android phone. I don't know if it's the Pioneer or my phone causing the problem, but I have to disconnect bluetooth and then reconnect to get it to work again. The auto-dimming feature works good, but I had issues on a cloudy/rainy day where the screen would be so dim that I couldn't read it. I wish Android Auto would do some functions over bluetooth like phone and text instead of having to plug it in to the USB cable. I also wish I could use the factory microphone through the iDatalink Maestro instead of having to run the separate pioneer microphone. Other than those very picky, minor issues, this radio is awesome. The sound quality of the AVH-2330NEX is light years ahead of the factory radio. It's like the difference between AM and FM. Mids and Highs are crisp even with the factory speakers. I plan on replacing the factory speakers and adding a small subwoofer in the future. The menus and screens are laid out nicely and seem very intuitive. I haven't had to refer to the owner's manual at all to figure out how to operate. Overall excellent product

Pros: Great interface Great sound Many features

Cons: Auto-dimming has some issues with cloudy days. Pandora has some issues connecting once in a while

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Marc from Chicago, Illinois on 8/27/2017

2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

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I wanted to wait a while before I reviewed this radio. I wanted to really check it out. I think it's great and worth the money. The only reason why I didn't give it 5 Stars was because I think the app radio could be better. There's only a few apps that it actually works with for Android. The auto Android still doesn't work so I ended up downloading the Pioneer AppRadio. They really need to work on the Android connectivity instead of the iPhone connectivity because it does suck. Not everybody is into iPhones or iPads. That was the only problem that I had with it.

Pros: I love the touch screen and the overall radio.

Cons: They could work on the Android auto app.

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Great Value, Amazing Experience.

Ethan from FRAMINGHAM, MA on 8/24/2017

2010 Acura TSX

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First off, I want to thank Crutchfield for their phenomenal customer support throughout both the buying and installation process. Patient, thorough and extremely knowledgeable. Great company culture. Second to none. The head unit has exceeded my expectations. It was installed into a 2010 Acura TSX Base Auto. I was initially torn between this unit and the Pioneer 4201nex. I had no need for HDMI, dual zone, or SD card reader. Experience: 2 weeks in. The unit is very responsive. The processor speed and touch screen response rate are fast. The display is clear and sharp. Slight glare. Pinch to zoom not missed. The 2017 UI is clean. The sound is amazing with factory speakers! Auto EQ was done with Pioneer microphone. I primarily use XM radio and Carplay. Beyond happy. The only issue I've run into with Carplay was a missing red circle around a notification. An iPhone reboot resolved issue. I can't wait for lane guidance and speed limits in iOS 11! It should be noted that I have an unlimited data plan, so streaming data in Apple Maps and Apple Music must be considered. Siri shines. I installed the Pioneer backup cam in the default location for the tech package. It works flawlessly. Installation: I recommend the ReadyHarness service. Time saver. Tech support is A++. I was able to pick the Acura clip to switch the USB in my center console. Looks OEM. Fit the aux in there too. Only issue was PAC SWI-CP2. I needed to custom map a long press for

Pros: Responsive, Relaible, Great Sound, Big Screen, CarPlay, XM Radio, Multivolume for Guidance, Notifications and Audio.

Cons: Slight glare in extreme sun

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Needs minor improvement but pretty happy so far.

Seth from Greenville, SC on 8/23/2017

2005 Volkswagen Jetta

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This is the first pioneer head unit I've ever bought. What grabbed my attention was the clean looks. No excessively gaudy controls. I've had it in a little over two weeks now. Many of the menus seem redundant and I'm a little disappointed in the adjustability of sound control (i.e. The built in crossover lack of hertz cutoff adjustment. It only allows you to change the slope.). The other gripe I have is not being able to just pull a picture for your screensaver right off your phone. You have to load the picture onto your pc and then USB thumb drive and then the head unit. With that being said, the overall sound quality and picture is pretty awesome. The motorized screen is a nice feature to adjust the angle making it easier to view the screen. Spotify is and has been one of my favorite apps on my phone. Having the ability to control the app from this stereo is a big plus in my eyes. It does lock up from time to time and I have to physically turn it on via my phone which isn't a good thing considering they want you to keep your eyes on the road with CarPlay. Phone calls over the included mic are crystal clear. I did purchase the optional pioneer ND-BC8 back up camera and it does its job well with this unit. Hopefully Pioneer releases an update for the software to give more flexibility to sound quality, fix the little hiccups and maybe delete some of the redundant menus. Overall I'm pleased with the unit and maybe I'm just nitpicking. Would I buy this unit agai

Pros: Picture and sound quality is decent Spotify controls ?? Easy to use Motorized adjustable angle screen

Cons: Needs more audio adjustability for crossovers And possibly for the EQ range Apps sometimes lock up Screensaver loading needs improvement Redundant menus for some features

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This unit has all the bells and whistles you need!

Ken R from Frisco, TX on 8/21/2017

2006 Infiniti G35

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The Pioneer AVH-2330NEX is well worth the price. Crutchfield provided me with all the instructions necessary to install into my 2006 Infiniti G35.

Pros: Android auto, Sirius interface, and backup camera mode built in.

Cons: Fingerprints get everywhere.

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Not too sure...........

ROGELIO from Harker Heights, TX on 8/21/2017

2017 Toyota 86

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It has been over twenty years since I ever bought a pioneer product. I actually think I should have stayed with what I normally go with. What got my attention is the look but I should have waited and done more research. I'm ok with the product and maybe pioneer will have an update for the product. I'm actually not too happy with the lag from switching between apps and let alone when it sticks after you click on an app. Its pretty slow when switching when it hiccups but when it's working it's going good. I see all of the other reviews, makes me wonder if I just got a bad one from the batch! I don't know but I'm just writing what I have experienced so far.

Pros: Looks good

Cons: Lag between apps and apps stick or do not come on after clicking it.

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Resurrection!

David from Baton Rouge, LA on 8/21/2017

2004 Ford F-150

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My truck is affectionately known as "the beast" with my kids. It's a 2004 F150 with 350,000 miles. Last month, I put a new engine and rebuilt the transmission. The installation of this Pioneer receiver completes the resurrection! I have paired the Pioneer with Alpine SPR-68 speakers and had planned to add a 100 watt Pioneer amp to the mix - but I can't imagine giving this thing any more power! And, I've only replaced two of the factory speakers with the Alpines thus far. The difference is hard to describe: the punch of the bass, the pop of the drums, cymbals, strings, so many elements of the music that I just never heard before. My musical taste pretty well runs the gamut - Sinatra, Bocelli, Classic Rock, 70's songwriters, Mumford, 70's funk, Matchbox, modern bands like X-Ambassadors. The only slight disappointment has been the vocals on opera but I'm sure there's an EQ setting that I need to adjust for that. Overall, it is an amazing sounding system. I use my iPhone and the Apple Car Play to make phone calls hands-free, access the maps and navigation from my phone, and stream Spotify/Pandora. Pretty seamless and easy. I think the menus and such on the receiver could be a little more intuitive. Pioneer is trying to walk the fence between their own AppRadio features and CarPlay/Android and it gets a little confusing. I see some of the AppRadio features that I would like to use but haven't spent the time to figure them out just yet. Highly recommended.

Pros: Sounds amazing, plenty of power. Easy integration with iPhone.

Cons: Apple CarPlay/AppRadio dichotomy is a little confusing. I wish someone could make a screen that you could still see with polarized sunglasses on! Picky, I know.

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Loving it

William from Sahuarita, AZ on 8/20/2017

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I just installed this a couple of days ago into my '02 Silverado. I know I haven't played with every setting so far, but I have adjusted a lot and have a pretty good feel for it. I'm really liking this receiver. I'm running it in network mode, so active crossovers. The amount of adjustment this allows is great. I'm hearing details in the music I haven't heard before. The time alignment is great, too. I'm running this to a JL Audio HD900/5 with a JL Stealthbox and JBL 609c components. I bought this receiver specifically for the network mode and Android Auto. I love being able to stream and play music via the usb. Although, I have to admit, Bluetooth streaming sounds good on this deck, too.

Pros: Network mode, Android Auto allows usb streaming and playback

Cons: Fingerprints show a lot. But, I have zero complaints otherwise

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Crutchfield customer from Oklahoma City, OK on 8/19/2017

2013 Mazda 5

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Easy to operate and sound quality is good. Bluetooth syncs quickly. Only thing is android auto doesn't sync at times while stereo is on. Must plug phone in before turning on the receiver.

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