Installations

2016-2018 Volkswagen Jetta
Radio Installation Products

Compatible Cars

Volkswagen Jetta 2016-2018

*See the bottom if this page for installation and radio removal videos.

Radio installation kit including radio and all the parts needed for installation.

 

This kit comes with the radio and all parts needed for the installation.  You start by selecting your car and it walks you through all the parts needed for the installation and then lists the optional parts at the bottom of the page.

Radio Wiring Harness

Main Radio wiring harness WITH steering wheel control interface built in 

This harness connects to your factory wiring and provides the wires needed to install an aftermarket radio.  Some of the wires needed to install an aftermarket radio are communicated through CAN bus. The small box is a CAN bus translator. The following wires are transmitted from the car to the radio through computer signals: Swithched12v, Illumination, Reverse, Parking brake and Vehicle Speed Sense. the small box reads two twisted wires CAN+ and CAN- and translates them into analog signals your new radio can read.  It also translates the factory steering wheel controls into a signal your new radio can understand.  This is also the option you need if you have a Fender or Dynaudio amplified system. (You must choose the option when you order)


Steering wheel Control Programmer

This wire programs the main harness above to translate the factory steering wheel controls for use with your new radio.


Plug and Play Converter

Allows you to connect directly into the new radio without cutting wires.


Super Premium Main Radio wiring harness Built with IDatalink Maestro.

This is overkill for most of you.  This harness is made using an iDatalink Maestro RR or RR2 box and a custom harness made by us to make it compatible with our plug and play interfaces. This is just a harness not a whole kit including the parts below.  Its this expensive because it has a mini computer that communicates with a maestro ready radios using a special data port.  Also turns on your Fender or Dynaudio amplifier.


Radio Mounting Kit

A radio mounting kits hold the radio in place and fills the gaps around the radio for a factory finish.  Our kits are made of a thicker plastic than most of our competitors and we also have 3 different color options to match your interior.  If you order a kit please post picture to help everyone else.
Just to complicate things we have 3 different radio mounting kits.

The original 

This is our original dash kit.  It has been a customer favorite for years and its is still the best kit on the market.  It comes with a radio mounting cage and side brackets ehat ensure the radio sits perfectly flush in the face. But it has a 10MM lip that makes some modern radios look sunk in.  (see below)

Shallow faced radios A few years back screens started getting thinner radio manufactures started making some radios with shallow faces.  The face is the part around the screen that sticks out of the front of the radio.  its usually not as wide or as tall as the back of the radio (the chassis).  For this reason we had to make a shallow faced Kit.


The shallow one

This is our shallow faced radio mounting kit.  It has a thinner lip for radios with shallow faces.  It also uses metal side brackets instead of a  mounting cage.  This radio mounting kit can be used with almost any radio.  It’s also a better choice for radios that have a floating screen and radios that have a double-din face and a single din chassis.  The original is still my choice if your radio does not have a shallow face.


The shallow mic holder

We also recognized that not everyone wants to remove their a pillars to run a mic to the factory location in the overhead panel.  This radio mounting kit has a mounting location for out custom mic designed just for this dash kit.  It makes for a super easy microphone installation whthout having an ugly microphone on your dashboard.  It also reduces feedback since its hidden from the cars speaker.

Microphone for the radio mounting kit above

We put his here because  most do not see it when we put it on the product page.  The mic for “The shallow mic holder” is sold separately and this is it.


AM/FM Antenna adapter

This is the antenna adapter needed to keep your factory AM/FM antenna.


Microphone

Custom Factory Fit Microphone

This part is made to fit in your cars factory microphone location.  Not only will you get better sound quality but since it is mounted behind the factory panel you will not have to see an ugly mic hanging off your headliner.


Factory USB Retention

Custom Factory Fit Microphone

This part is made to fit in your cars factory USB location.  It is made using a 3 foot USB 3.0 extension.


SiriusXM Antenna Adapter

You car may have been prewired for SiriusXM.  This means that you car has a factory SiriusXM antenna that is better than the one that came with your new SiriusXM tuner. This adapter will allow you to use the factory antenna for better reception but you cannot use the factory tuner with your aftermarket radio. 

And no you can never use your factory tuner with an aftermarket radio because the tuner is built into the radio.

Cars with a radio that have a SAT button on the face (and all navigation radios) have the SiriusXM antenna behind the radio because the tuner is built into the radio.

All SiriusXM ready radios require this external tuner in order to listen to SirusXM.


GPS Antenna Adapter

If your car had a factory navigation radio your car has a factory GPS antenna.  This adapter allows you to use the antenna on the roof for better signal.  (many radios without built in GPS use a GPS antenna to improve navigation through your phone so check your radio.)


Backup Camera

The parts needed to keep your factory reverse camera are included in the main harness above.

We have options to add a factory style backup camera and we also are working on a plug and play upgrde for the factory camera.


Panel Pry Tools

These tools come in handy when removing the cars interior trim.


Radios

 

These are the radios we recommend.

These are the radios we recommend for your car.


Videos

 

Radio removal Video

 

Radio Installation Video

 

Custom microphone installation video

 

How to replace the entire factory USB port 

 

How to Upgrade the factory USB port

 

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