If you want your car audio system to produce better sound, replacing the stock speakers with aftermarket models is a must. You may upgrade your car’s sound system with aftermarket speakers, which, depending on your spending capacity, can deliver sound quality anywhere from very decent to truly exceptional.

The first step in understanding how to improve your vehicle’s factory speakers is identifying their size. There are a wide variety of car speakers available, but 6.5-inch car speakers are the standard in almost any vehicle. This size is a common and affordable option for individuals, especially in compact cars for high-quality sound.

6.5″ Car Speakers: Design & Function

The most common size for car speakers that fit all types of vehicles is 6.5″. They come in full-range (coaxial) and occasionally mid-range (treble-only) component types. This speaker size isn’t optimized for low or high frequencies, but its solid midrange allows it to compete with many others.

This speaker size can be a great addition when used as part of a larger system. Still, it’s important to know that certain speakers better suit different kinds of audio. That’s why it is crucial to consider placement while integrating these speakers into a system.

6.5″ Full-Range Car Speakers

NVX XSP652 2-Way Coaxial Speakers with Carbon Fiber Cones and 25mm Silk Dome Tweeters

Full-range or coaxial 6.5″ speakers are for those who are looking to get the best sound quality all in one device. Full-range speakers has the tweeter is attached directly to the other speaker, and for extra convenience, the tweeter crossover is attached to the side of the speaker.

2-way 6.5″ speakers have a woofer and a tweeter, while 3-way 6.5″ speakers have a woofer, a tweeter, and a midrange driver. If you’re looking to hear richer and fuller sound in your car audio, you can use midrange 6.5” speakers as midbass drivers in 2-way or 3-way systems.

Installing aftermarket 6.5″ speakers in your car is a great way to boost the sound quality without completely replacing the factory system. Browse Sonic Electronix‘s online collection of 6.5″ full-range and component speakers from renowned brands like NVX, JBL, Kicker, Alpine, Rockford-Fosgate, JL Audio, Infinity, Cerwin-Vega, and more.