Listening to music and of radio is one of the best ways of killing time, particularly when driving for hours. However, because of the poor stock multimedia systems that most vehicles come with, many people have nothing positive to write home about, particularly if bass output is a major concern. If you are part of this group and have save a few dollars to spend on a new car stereo system, purchasing one of the 10 models highlighted on this list is among the best decisions you can ever make. They are easy to install, have well-engineered systems that improve sound output, and blend and work well in several types of cars.
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10. Pioneer DEH-150MP
Best-known for its quality and the dependability of products that buyers have received over the years, Pioneer is a trusted brand with this DEH-150MP vehicle stereo ranking among the best. Its 6.5-inch design is durable, has an advanced two-way design that supports both Mp3 and CD playing, and has front AUX input port for connecting headphones and several other third-party accessories. You also get an in-dash AM/FM radio, multi-segmented LED display that creates a stunning light show whenever music is playing, a detachable face plate that offers visual deterrence, and full remote for hands-free usage.
9. Pioneer DEH-X4800BT
Considered among the best, Pioneer DEH-X4800BT is a single DIN all-in-one system (CD, AM, and FM, for instance) that works well in all types of vehicles. Its in dash design is sturdy, installs hassle-free, and comes with a CEA-2006 compliant MOSFET amplifier that improves sound projection and clarity significantly, independent of your speaker system. Detachable face plate offered improves theft deterrence, while its built-in Bluetooth technology allows you to pair a phone and answer incoming calls in loudspeaker for a safe and hands free driving experience. It also supports audio streaming and has powerful four channel (50-watts each) design that lasts long.
8. Kenwood DPX501BT
Featuring a powerful Bluetooth technology and an advanced 2-DIN CD receiver, Kenwood DPX501BT is a very versatile car stereo with an eye-catching classic design that blends well in all car environments. It supports Mp3 audio streaming, has both auxiliary and USB port that boost its functionality, while its variable color screen is not clear and creates a stunning light show when entertaining. It also works well with Pandora, SiriusXM, and iHeart Radio streaming accessories, plays AAC, WAV, and WMA media formats and has a simple and easy-to-install design that does not require special equipment to setup.
7. Pyle PLR34M
Durable, compact (9 x 6.5 x 4-inch) and with high-performance in-dash design that works well in many types of vehicles, Pyle PLR34M guarantees users an immersive listening experience without cluttering space. The heavy-duty plastic used to make it is durable and scratch resistant. Its integrated USB and SD readers allow you to stream media directly from your USB and SD drives, while its MP3 playback features comes in handy for those that hate using traditional compact disks (CD). You also get a full remote control that improves hands-free usage, a 3.5 mm AUX input jack for connecting tablet, smart phones, and other smart devices, and a built in radio with 30 preset AM/FM channels that will improve how you entertain to work and or school.
6. JVC KW-R910BT
By choosing JVC KW-R910BT, you get an advanced 2DIN CD car stereo system with a sturdy and eye-catching plastic body, a Bluetooth adapter for use with most smart devices, and built in iPhone, iPod, and Android controls that boosts it versatility significantly. Setup, installation, and operation are easy. Its Energy Certified design conserves battery power even when your engine is not running. Its sleek design blends excellently in vehicles without cluttering pace, while its affordability and convenient audio controls rank it among the best.
5. JVC KDR-330
As JVC KW-R910BT listed on this article, JVC KDR-330 is a premium single DIN car stereo with a three-band equalizer, dual Aux inputs, and a powerful radio with six preset stations that you can adjust to match your location. It is durable; has a detachable, motorized face plate that boosts theft deterrence, and has well-engineered electrical and mechanical systems with a four channel peak power output of 50-watts. It also has a convenient single line text LCD screen that displays various song metrics, an Mp3 Tag Display feature (ID3) that extracts album, artist, and title tags from CDs automatically, and a full remote control for easier hands free operation when driving.
4. BOSS Audio 612UA
BOSS Audio 612UA is an 8 x 6 x 3-inch MECH-LESS stereo receiver with a quality single-DIN design that works well. It has a striking black theme, generates 200-watts max power, and has a preset EQ (bass, fader, treble, and balanced) you can customize to match the type of music that you are listening. Even though it lacks a DVD and CD player, the USB and SD ports offered allow you to listen to WMA and MP3 files directly from SD cards and USB flash drives. The FM/AM radio that it comes with also works well, while its compatibility with Mp3 players and smartphones boosts its versatility further. BOSS Audio 612UA has a limited 3-year platinum dealer warranty.
3. BOSS Audio BV9976B
Designed to offer approximately 85-watts (x four channels) of power well setup, BOSS Audio BV9976B is a powerful single-DIN car stereo with a motorized 7-inch touchscreen, a built in DVD player, and a premium Bluetooth technology that does not drop connections in all environments. It has a powerful wireless remote, a smart AM/FM radio with preset channels that you can use to entertain on demand, and has several connectivity ports SD, USB, and AUX; steering wheel controls; and a rear camera that you can use on demand. BOSS Audio BV9976B is affordable, perfect for streaming audio from apps such as Pandora and Spotify, and has a 3-year dealer warranty
2. Pioneer DEH-150MP
Designed to generate immersive audio when listening to music on the road, Pioneer DEH-150MP is a single-DIN with an Mp3 playback engine, a convenient in-dash design, and a built-in AM/FM radio that not only connects reliably to stations, but also sounds better that some comparable models. The quality plastic used to manufacture it is durable. Its multi-segmented LCD screen is large and easy to use, while its high power and theft deterrent design (detachable face plate) also has an anti-dust feature that protects its delicate components off-road. Pioneer DEH-150MP is cheap, comes with a full remote, and has a CEA-2006 compliant amplifier.
1. Pioneer FH-X720BT
Offering advanced Bluetooth and Mixtrax technologies, this 2-DIN Pioneer FH-X720BT stereo for cars tops our list. It is CD-ready has integrated iOS device control that benefit iPod and iPhone owner, and has a compact and easy to install design that creates a stunning light show in vehicles when driving. It also supports DVD playback, has a low preamp voltage (six volts), and comes with a wireless remote for hands-free use. Pioneer offers a one-year warranty for each original you buy.