Crutchfield offers the Kenwood Excelon 6.8-inch Apple CarPlay & Android Auto Receiver (DDX6904S) for $449.99 shipped. Also at Amazon from trusted third-party retailers. Regularly $550, this is the lowest that we’ve tracked on this model and is the best available. If your vehicle still has its stock radio in it, then this is a great way to upgrade and get more features, like a larger screen, Apple’s CarPlay/Android Auto, and the ability to add a backup camera. Not sure if you can install it? Best Buy’s Total Tech Support can handle that for you. Reviews are still coming in on this unit, but Kenwood is one of the most well-known names in the industry when it comes to car radios.

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Kenwood Excelon 6.8″ CarPlay/Android Auto Receiver features:

  • CarPlay/Android Auto, HD Radio, SiriusXM
  • Works with optional Kenwood DRV-N520 Dash Camera
  • Supports Hi-Res 192K, Maestro, 3-5V pre-outs

Looking for smooth smartphone integration in an audiophile-grade multimedia receiver? With high-res music capability and built-in Android Auto and Apple CarPlay functionality, the Kenwood Excelon DDX6904S DVD receiver delivers, allowing you to run the show from its big 6.8″ touchscreen display. And when you’re looking for some radio variety, you can load up Spotify, Pandora, HD Radio stations in your area, or add SiriusXM satellite radio programming. Deep tone controls let you tweak for just the right sound. And Kenwood backs up this receiver with a 2-year warranty.

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