Question: What Is The Difference Between Single And Double DIN Car Stereo??

The only difference between single and double DIN is the size of the unit.

However double DIN units often have added features like touch screens, dvd, and navigation features which require the extra space for mounting.

Also a single din unit will fit in more vehicles than a double din.

What is the best single DIN car stereo?

Top-rated Single Din Stereos for Quality Sound with Comparison Table

Name Watts EQ Flip Out Screen
Pioneer DEH-150MP [Overall Best] 50 X 4 5 band No
Alpine CDE-HD149BT 50 X 4 9 band No
Boss Audio BV9986BI 85 X 4 9 band Yes
Pioneer AVH-3300NEX 50 X 4 13 band Yes

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What is a 2 DIN car stereo?

DIN refers to size 2″ x 8″ opening that a radio fits into. DIN stands for Duetch Industri Normen which the Germans starting using to standardize the radio’s in Audi’s, BMW’s, Mercedes, VW’s way back in the mid 80’s. It has since become the industry standard. DOUBLE DIN is the same width of 8″ but is 4″ instead of 2″.

Is Double DIN better than single din?

A double DIN unit has more features than its single DIN counterpart, and the main reason is its larger size. This typically includes a larger touchscreen that makes it easier to use the device – however, single DIN units are still very functional.

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