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The Best Double-Din Radios

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The Best Double-Din Radios

If you are looking for the best double-din radios for your next car stereo installation, you’ve come to the right place. The increased space given to double-din radios allows them to offer many more features than their smaller single-din counterparts.

Upgrading from simple music players to full-blown infotainment systems, here are the best double-din radios you should look for when upgrading your car’s sound system.

JVC KW-M560BT

The JVC KW-M560BT is a top-performing double-din radio boasting a large 6.75-inch touchscreen display with vibrant colors. In addition to the responsive touchscreen, the unit features convenient buttons on the driver’s side for quick access to frequently used functions. This radio also has intuitive gesture controls, such as twirling your finger in a clockwise or counter-clockwise motion to adjust the volume.

The KW-M560BT offers versatile connectivity options, including Bluetooth, Android Auto, and Apple CarPlay. With these integrations, you can easily access your favorite music, messaging, and navigation apps on the large display. This stereo also supports Android screen mirroring, which allows you to use apps that aren’t compatible with Android Auto and display exactly what’s on your phone.

In addition to its impressive connectivity, the unit is satellite radio-ready and features a 13-band equalizer for fine-tuning your audio experience. It also comes with a Time Alignment feature, which delays the sound from each speaker to ensure that the audio reaches your ears simultaneously, regardless of the distance each speaker is from you.

Furthermore, the KW-M560BT is compatible with a backup camera, which is a must-have for all the best double-din radios.

Pioneer AVIC-W8500NEX

The Pioneer AVIC-W8500NEX is an exceptional touchscreen radio and a top-tier option from Pioneer. It boasts a stunning 6.95-inch touchscreen display with a highly responsive and user-friendly interface. If the default interface doesn’t appeal to you, the radio is compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, enabling you to access a more familiar interface and your favorite smartphone apps. Additionally, this unit supports popular music streaming services, SiriusXM, and HD Radio, providing an endless music selection.

The system is equipped with its GPS, which comes in handy when you don’t have your phone or prefer not to use its GPS. It’s large screen allows for viewing videos and movies when the car is parked, making it a perfect companion for those rest stops on long trips. Also, with two video hookups, the screen can display your backup camera and an additional camera at the same time.

Sony XAV-AX5500

The AX5500 is one of the best double-din radios, delivering almost every feature one could ask for. It boasts a vivid 6.95-inch touchscreen display with a set of buttons located along the bottom bezel. With compatibility for both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you can enjoy your favorite streaming and navigation apps with a familiar interface. Even if some apps are not supported by these platforms, Sony’s WebLink lets you connect your phone via USB and display those incompatible apps on the unit’s screen. You can even watch parked videos using WebLink, although apps such as YouTube are not supported.

In addition to playing music via Bluetooth or USB, the unit is also compatible with a satellite radio tuner. The AX5500 features a 10-band equalizer and Dynamic Stage Organizer, which lets you create “virtual speakers” throughout your car, providing a better soundstage for your music.

Kenwood DMX907S

The DMX907S from Kenwood is an excellent option for those seeking a double-din radio. Its 6.95-inch capacitive touchscreen is bright and makes good use of the space given to it. The user interface is intuitive, but the unit also offers both wired and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto compatibility, allowing for an even smoother experience with your preferred music streaming apps or navigation services.

Moreover, the DMX907S takes it up a notch by featuring smartphone mirroring, which lets you connect your phone via USB (or wi-fi for Android phones) and mirror your phone screen on the car stereo display, even if your favorite app isn’t compatible with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto.

This stereo also has Bluetooth, USB playback, HD Radio, and satellite radio compatibility. It also includes a 5-volt preamp, which can deliver a clear signal to make your amplifier’s job easier. Additionally, it supports connecting up to four cameras, making it the ultimate backup camera setup .

Pioneer DMH-W4660NEX

The Pioneer DMH-W4660NEX is another entry into our best double-din radio list. Just like the rest of the radios on this list, this unit has no shortage when it comes to features. A 6.8” touchscreen display provides a vibrant picture. This unit provides support for both wired and wireless Android Auto and Apple Carplay.

It also comes with Amazon Alexa built, enabling your car’s radio to go beyond just playing music by allowing you to check on the news and weather, and control your other Alexa-connected smart devices at home. The W4660NEX is also compatible with HD Radio and Sirius XM.

Lastly, the unit has a second camera input to pair with your backup camera to provide a more comprehensive view of your surroundings. 

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