In some cases, you might not be satisfied with the stock head unit that came with your car. It might be the unit’s design, features, or just the way your stock car stereo sounds. Upgrading your vehicle’s head unit can add a whole new level of music and entertainment to your car’s stereo if you choose the right unit with the features you want. Whether you want iPod/iPhone compatibility, Bluetooth, or a new stylish head unit to add a new look to your dash, a new quality head unit will bring new meaning to your daily commute and driving. Finding the right head unit is difficult with the number of websites that sell them.

CarAudioNow has combined several aspects of measurement in order to find you the best car stereo on the market. Compare the feature’s, prices, and photos of the Best sSingle-Din Head Units on the market below. Our lists are non-biased and are based on a combination of performance, popularity, and price.

If you’re looking for a Head Unit with even more features, check out CarAudioNow’s Best In-Dash Car DVD Players 2014 for units that you can watch your favorite movies on, and our Best In-Dash GPS Navigation Players 2014 to add GPS Navigation and movie watching capability to your dash!

# 1. Pioneer DEH-X9600BHS (CarAudioNow’s Best Car Stereo)

Pioneer DEH-X9600BHS Best Car Stereo
Features:5 Stars
Design:5 Stars
Quality:5 Stars
Usability:4.5 Stars
Value:3.5 Stars
Average:4.6 Stars

# 2. Kenwood Excelon KDC-X697

Kenwood Excelon KDC-X697 Best Car Stereo
Features:4 Stars
Design:5 Stars
Quality:5 Stars
Usability:4 Stars
Value:5 Stars
Average:4.6 Stars

# 3. Pioneer DEH-80PRS

Pioneer DEH-80PRS Best Car Stereo
Features:5 Stars
Design:4 Stars
Quality:5 Stars
Usability:5 Stars
Value:4 Stars
Average:4.6 Stars

# 4. JVC KD-X80BT

JVC KD-X80BT Car Stereo
Features:4 Stars
Design:5 Stars
Quality:5 Stars
Usability:4 Stars
Value:4.5 Stars
Average:4.5 Stars

# 5. Alpine CDE-HD149BT

Alpine CDE-HD149BT Car Stereo
Features:5 Stars
Design:5 Stars
Quality:5 Stars
Usability:5 Stars
Value:3 Stars
Average:4.6 Stars

# 6. Kenwood KDC-BT755HD

Kenwood KDC-BT755HD Best Car Stereo
Features:5 Stars
Design:5 Stars
Quality:5 Stars
Usability:5 Stars
Value:2 Stars
Average:4.4 Stars