The 10 Best Car Amplifiers

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We spent 25 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Nothing makes a drive as enjoyable as a good sound system, and although every car comes with a built-in stereo these days, a few simple upgrades go a long way toward providing rich, clear, and immersive audio. One of these aftermarket amplifiers will ensure that you and your passengers (and maybe your fellow drivers) can hear your music, loud and clear. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best car amplifier on Amazon.

10. Rockford Fosgate Punch

9. Pioneer GM-D8604

8. JBL MS-A5001

7. Sound Ordnance M75

6. Sony XM-GS6DSP

5. Blaupunkt AMP1504

4. Rockford Fosgate R500X1D

3. Alpine Power Pack

2. Blaupunkt GTA 470

1. Pioneer GM Digital

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