The latest in connectivity and in-car entertainment can only be realized with a state-of-the-art head unit. Today’s drivers have access to Bluetooth for hands-free calls and real-time GPS maps so they never get lost. They can play music or ask about the top news stories using just their voice. If your car lacks this level of functionality, don’t despair. Upgrading your car stereo is possible using an aftermarket head unit that brings a world of infotainment options quite literally to your fingertips.
The product guides you will find on CarAudioNow take a lot of time to create. They are based on hands-on experience installing and testing a wide variety of head units. Our reviews and descriptions aim to offer the real-world experiences you need to know about.
We cover head units that offer Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, or Apple’s Siri. We show you how you can install a large touchscreen head unit in your regular single-din dash and our product reviews will help you discover the perfect car stereo.
Many people like to use their car stereo for all sorts of entertainment and today’s connected environment makes it easy when you have a multimedia or DVD head unit that can play videos. We even discuss head units that can connect to rear monitors so you can entertain backseat passengers while on the road.
Today, advanced technology is even available for head units for boats and ATVs. These durable and rugged designs let you stream music wirelessly and tune into your favorite satellite radio stations even when you are far from the pavement.
The products and reviews in this section provide complete in-depth descriptions of the features and functions you will find on our favorite head units so you can find the perfect head unit for your next project.
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