A common question here at Sonic Electronix is, “What are some good car speakers that aren’t too expensive?” We all know that the answer to this is subjective. Now I’m going to give you my opinion as the Copyeditor and Product Specialist for this category. And as we all know, opinions are like a*******. Everyone has one. So, here is mine.
For a price point we’re going to set the maximum at $150 per pair. This seems like a reasonable place to start. I will also be focusing on coaxial speakers this time as this is what most people buy.
MB Quart Premium Series
The Premium Series is MB Quarts finest and top of the line speakers. Using the 40mm inverted dome Titanium WideSphere, top quality resonant basket and Composite Cone, the Premium line of speakers are a perfect choice for anyone looking to upgrade their speakers.
They come in a variety of sizes to suit everyone’s needs. They will definitely be on the brighter side of the sound spectrum due to the textile (titanium) tweeter and their WideSphere technology provides a wider high frequency soundstage for predictable high-end performance in nearly any mounting location. These are great for people who like to listen to their music loud or with the windows down. They do have a full sound and they are definitely the best MB Quart has to offer as far as coaxial speakers are concerned.
The brand-new V-Series from NVX are truly amazing. Naturally the bar was set high for these speakers as I have been thoroughly impressed with the X & N-Series offerings which preceded them, but the V’s blew away my expectations. With just the power from a standard head unit, these speakers lit up the interior of our demo car with brilliant highs and rich, powerful mids which really brought the music to life.
For kicks, we threw in a small 4-channel amplifier to really get the V-Series going, and we we’re impressed to see them transform from a fantastic set of stock-replacement speakers, to a legitimate aftermarket sound-quality contender. The V-Series are available in a complete range of shapes and sizes to fit any application, and their highly efficient design ensures premium performance with nearly any power source.
Infinity Kappa Series
Infinity’s Kappa Series feature proprietary Injected Carbon Glass Matrix (iCGM) frames and patented formed-glass-fiber Plus One woofer cones. Each speaker’s coaxially mounted UniPivot tweeter is a soft-dome, edge-driven fabric diaphragm for improved power handling and wide high-frequency dispersion. The 2-ohm nominal impedance of the Infinity Kappa coaxial speakers allows compensation for any added resistance in thin factory-installed speaker wiring and provides more output than factory speakers in its class.
The high sensitivity of the Kappa Series makes it ideal for upgrading a factory-installed system’s existing speakers with very noticeable fidelity improvements. The beautiful chrome inserts on the grille match modern interiors, and there are no visible mounting screws. With a modern look, articulate highs and strong lows, the Kappa series speakers are perfect for any factory or aftermarket sound system.
So, if you’re looking for an upgrade in quality and sound, check out SonicElectronix.com. and get yours today.