Most people buying cars today are likely to replace the factory car radio system with an aftermarket car radio. This is mainly due to the extremely basic nature of the factory car radio. Most of the aftermarket car radios have many additional features in comparision to factory installed system. The aftermarket systems meant to give you a safer, more entertaining and convenient experience. Once you are shopping for an aftermarket radio you will find yourself spoilt for choice with options available for almost all budgets, with colors and designs you could not possibly imagine. This is one area you can comfortably look for something to meet your needs and appeals to you. Below are three best options available in the market.
Sony: Sony is a common replacement car radio that is found in almost all parts of the world. Sony has been around since the 1950s and has a proven track record in providing quality products at reasonable cost. You can actually get a Sony for whatever you want, be it a super loud installation or just a regular entertainment unit with a price range that leaves no one out. With its availability being wide spread, Sony accessories, repairs and parts should be no trouble.
Pioneer: Pioneer aftermarket car radios offer some of the highest quality sound you will experience which is no wonder then that they are leading in the world of professional entertainment equipment. They also have easy installation guides and a host of features that include Bluetooth, iPod interface, GPS navigation systems, wireless technology and even voice command on some of the newer models. This brand is a good choice for gadget accessory enthusiasts. Pioneer car radios are not the cheapest in the market but that is however to be expected of anything that is of quality.
Kenwood: A Kenwood car radio also boasts of superior sound along with a smaller size and sleeker design that allows into fitting into most dash panels. Its installation is also relatively easy and can be done by anyone with a basic understanding. Kenwood car radios are also readily available and are quite affordable. A good choice for a replacement car radio and has a long working life unless handled carelessly. Also easy to use even with its advanced models which have quite a number of technically inclined features.
Like all other best lists, there may be some who do not agree with the above as being the top three, however no one can have an absolute topper of the vast brands and models available for aftermarket car radio buyers. What is for sure is that Sony, Pioneer and Kenwood are top aftermarket car radio brands. Remember to test the car radio upon purchase and if you are not 100% sure on how to go about the installation, get some professional help. A badly done installation could end up damaging your radio or even go as far as causing damage to your car’s electrical system.