• Kenwood KDC BT955HD Review


    PROS / The KDC-BT955HD features a CD player with a convenient flip-up cover. It also has built-in Bluetooth and a built-in HD radio tuner.

    CONS / This head unit has limited support for Android and Blackberry devices.

    VERDICT / The Kenwood KDC-BT955HD sounds great and has a lot of the features that make it a top-notch unit, but it requires extra effort to get it to work with anything other than an iPhone.

    Editor's Note: This review has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it no longer ranks as a top 10 product. The original review is below, but check out our current top 10 car stereos here.

    Kenwood KDC BT955HD

    The Kenwood KDC-BT955HD is the leading model of the KDC series and offers the best features available in this car audio series. The KDC-BT955HD has excellent sound quality, a high number of RCA outputs, the flexibility to customize the sound and display, and built-in Bluetooth. As the flagship unit of the Kenwood KDC series, this model shows off what the series has to offer. These features earn the Kenwood KDC series our Top Ten Reviews Bronze Award.

    1. The maximum amount of power that the car stereo can briefly output to the speakers.
      More is better.
    2. 14 Kenwood KDC
    3. 220 Watts
    4. 200 Watts
    5. 200 Watts
    6. Category Average
      222.00 Watts


    The sound quality, the helpful seven-band equalizer and the multiple pairs of RCA outputs give the Kenwood KDC-BT955HD a high level of easy customization and easy expandability. The built-in Bluetooth and included microphone make it easy to take your phone calls on the road and help keep you safe by keeping you hands-free. This head unit is a great option for playing your favorite music.

    Kenwood KDC BT955HD