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Kenwood KDC BT955HD Review

Editor’s Note: This product has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it has been discontinued.

Our 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.

For

  • 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.

Against

  • This head unit has limited support for Android and Blackberry devices.
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Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: From this angle, you can better see the dimensions of the jog wheel, as well as a better view of the buttons and options.

Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: From this angle, you can better see the dimensions of the jog wheel, as well as a better view of the buttons and options.
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Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: The KDC-BT955HD comes with a front auxiliary port and USB port, with a second USB port in the rear.

Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: The KDC-BT955HD comes with a front auxiliary port and USB port, with a second USB port in the rear.
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Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: The back of this head unit has three RCA ports, the USB connection and the microphone input. This view also shows the mounting depth for this particular unit.

Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: The back of this head unit has three RCA ports, the USB connection and the microphone input. This view also shows the mounting depth for this particular unit.
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Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: The remote control comes with multiple options for controlling the head unit, including answering or disconnecting phone calls.

Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: The remote control comes with multiple options for controlling the head unit, including answering or disconnecting phone calls.
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Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: You can find a copy of the quick-start guide on Kenwood's website.

Kenwood KDC-BT955HD image: You can find a copy of the quick-start guide on Kenwood's website.

Editor’s Note: This product has been removed from our side-by-side comparison because it has been discontinued. You can still read our original review below, but Top Ten Reviews is no longer updating this product’s information.

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. 

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.